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Fortnite Battle Royale • Jan 26, 2019

New details announced about $500,000 Secret Skirmish Fortnite event - schedule, format, players, prizes, and more

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New details announced about $500,000 Secret Skirmish Fortnite event - schedule, format, players, prizes, and more

Epic Games have announced new details about the upcoming $500,000 Secret Skirmish competitive event for Fortnite Battle Royale.

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As its name would suggest, Epic had not been really forthcoming about the event after initially announcing it just after the start of the new year.

However, on January 25, they revealed a lot of details all at once, including the full schedule, list of competitors, competition formats, the prize pool breakdown, and more.

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The competition is set to take place over a two day period from February 14-15 with four separate events to take place, with the main one being the $400,000 Solos event on the 14th.

$75,000 will be up for grabs in the Duos competition set for February 15, and an additional $25,000 in prize money will be spread across two more events for which the details continue to remain a secret. 

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Despite this new announcement, a lot of the details of the Secret Skirmish still remain a secret.

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The format used in the Secret Skirmish will be very similar to past Fortnite events. There will be a scoring system that will be determined by match placings and eliminations:

  • Victory Royale: 3 Points
    2nd-3rd Place: 2 Points
    4th-10th Place: 1 Point
  • 7+ Eliminations: 3 Points
    5-6 Eliminations: 2 Points
    3-4 Eliminations: 1 Point

Each of the two main competitions will feature six total matches, after which the top 20 ranked players will be awarded prizes. 

Top players from previous Fortnite events have been invited to this latest Skirmish, including PAX West winner Morguasse.

As for the participants, 100 players have been invited based on their achievements in previous officially sanctioned Fortnite competitions. 

This includes the top 20 players from the PAX West tournament, top 20 from the Twitchcon Fall Skirmish Grand Finals, top 35 from the Winter Royale, and top 25 from the most recent Explorer Cup. 

The full list of players has been provided below along with the means with which they qualified for the Secret Skirmish.

  1. Morgausse - Top 20 PAX
  2. Bizzle - Top 20 PAX
  3. Poach - Top 20 PAX
  4. Nate Hill - Top 20 PAX
  5. Tendons - Top 20 PAX
  6. Blind - Top 20 PAX
  7. 72Hrs - Top 20 PAX
  8. Sean - Top 20 PAX
  9. Lanjok - Top 20 PAX
  10. Naga Ops - Top 20 PAX
  11. Aydan - Top 20 PAX
  12. Povsy - Top 20 PAX
  13. JCudi - Top 20 PAX
  14. Jaomock - Top 20 PAX
  15. Gorilla - Top 20 PAX
  16. Ceice - Top 20 PAX
  17. Nickmercs - Top 20 PAX
  18. Sofa - Top 20 PAX
  19. Bowman - Top 20 PAX
  20. Saf - Top 20 PAX
  21. Cloakzy - Top 20 TwitchCon
  22. Tfue - Top 20 TwitchCon
  23. Funkbomb - Top 20 TwitchCon
  24. Zexrow - Top 20 TwitchCon
  25. Vinny1x - Top 20 TwitchCon
  26. Dmo - Top 20 TwitchCon
  27. Kayuun - Top 20 TwitchCon
  28. Snood - Top 20 TwitchCon
  29. Thwifo - Top 20 TwitchCon
  30. Domentos - Top 20 TwitchCon
  31. Pate1K - Top 20 TwitchCon
  32. Hysteria - Top 20 TwitchCon
  33. Baysoldier - Top 20 TwitchCon
  34. ImMarksman - Top 20 TwitchCon
  35. JDW - Top 20 TwitchCon
  36. Ronin - Top 20 TwitchCon
  37. Ghoul - Top 20 TwitchCon
  38. RonaldoTV - Top 20 TwitchCon
  39. XXIF - Top 20 TwitchCon
  40. CBKFlame - Top 20 TwitchCon
  41. dafps - Top 20 TwitchCon
  42. Saint - Top 20 TwitchCon
  43. Dopaitv - Top 20 TwitchCon
  44. Overpeek - Top 20 TwitchCon
  45. Nolanlul - Top 35 Winter Royale
  46. Tyler15ツ - Top 35 Winter Royale
  47. Legendien - Top 35 Winter Royale
  48. MmateosS - Top 35 Winter Royale
  49. NistiC - Top 35 Winter Royale
  50. Vide - Top 35 Winter Royale
  51. Slobings - Top 35 Winter Royale
  52. Xycik - Top 35 Winter Royale
  53. OutLitLive - Top 35 Winter Royale
  54. Anthony - Top 35 Winter Royale
  55. LeNain - Top 35 Winter Royale
  56. Kiwiface - Top 35 Winter Royale
  57. Chap - Top 35 Winter Royale
  58. clarityG - Top 35 Winter Royale
  59. ItsHighSky - Top 35 Winter Royale
  60. ThomDez - Top 35 Winter Royale
  61. roatdw - Top 35 Winter Royale
  62. Aipha Bot - Top 35 Winter Royale
  63. LyricenFN - Top 35 Winter Royale
  64. kyzui - Top 35 Winter Royale
  65. Shmecked - Top 35 Winter Royale
  66. Jacobaqi - Top 35 Winter Royale
  67. kevıe1 - Top 35 Winter Royale
  68. Armond - Top 35 Winter Royale
  69. Pearl - Top 35 Winter Royale
  70. Vivid - Top 35 Winter Royale
  71. Posick - Top 35 Winter Royale
  72. Sheep - Top 35 Winter Royale
  73. Flossen - Top 35 Winter Royale
  74. Persecute - Top 35 Winter Royale
  75. Aspect - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  76. McDonkle - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  77. DΑЯK - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  78. Grenades - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  79. JeRM - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  80. Dvces - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  81. Vicaros - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  82. Jelty - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  83. Mad_Ruski - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  84. daxorFN - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  85. Τocata - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  86. Zayt - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  87. Fulmer - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  88. tickrss - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  89. Carose - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  90. Devious - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  91. frostyΖΚ - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  92. jaeyung. - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  93. JTruth - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  94. TriggySoars - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  95. MoNsTcR - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  96. Hαrmful - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  97. Antee - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  98. Aeghis - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  99. BlooTea - Top 25 Explorer Cup
  100. Dassiren - Top 25 Explorer Cup
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