Inaugural Red Orchestra 2 clan tournament begins today

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More On: Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad
Forgotten Honor and Tripwire Interactive have announced today the start of a massive 32 team tournament for Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad.  The tournament, known as the Scorched Earth Tournament, is a knockout tournament played in the Countdown gametype with 16 teams from North America and 16 from Europe, with a total of $12,000 in cash prizes.
$12,000 Scorched Earth Tournament for RO2 starts today!
14 November 2011, Roswell, GA

Forgotten Honor together with Tripwire Interactive and The Wild Bunch are happy to announce the start of Round 1 ("Blitzkrieg") for our massive knockout tournament "Scorched Earth". This is the first competitive tournament for Tripwire Interactive's Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, with a total of $12,000 in cash prizes!

"Scorched Earth" is a knockout tournament for Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, played in the Countdown gametype. The teams have been selected, the draw is done for the first round, the dates are set - and the matches can start! With 16 teams entered from Europe and 16 from North America, the contest is now on to find the best in the world in this inaugural RO2 clan contest. Good luck to all of you!

For more details on the contest, including the dates and the lists of the participants, head for the Scorched Earth web page at:

About Tripwire Interactive
Based in Roswell, Georgia, Tripwire Interactive is an entertainment software developer and publisher founded in 2005 by the award-winning mod team and winners of the 2004 edition of the "$1,000,000 Make Something Unreal" competition. Released in early 2006, Tripwire Interactive's debut retail title Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 achieved both critical and commercial success garnering several awards including "Multiplayer Game of the Year" and "FPS of the Year" for 2006. Killing Floor, Tripwire's second title, jumped straight to the top of the Steam best-seller list and instantly became one of the top-ten most played FPS games in the world. Red Orchestra 2, released in September 2011, to high praise from the major critics, will continue our tradition of strong, long-term support for our games.

With some of the most-played PC multiplayer games on the market and over 2 million units sold on PC, Tripwire Interactive have proven that with hard work, determination, and great distribution partners, independent game developers can still make a big splash in the games industry. And if that wasn’t enough, Tripwire has now published Zeno Clash, The Ball, and Dwarfs, bringing more independent developers’ products to the world. For more information visit Tripwire Interactive's website at 
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