Teen Wins $3M in Fortnite World Cup – See Other Winners and Prizes

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Epic Games’ most popular game was in the middle of a huge championship that took place July 26-28. Nexter.org has fathered all the information about the winners and the prize pool.  

Source: Epic Games

US teenager wins $3m

American Kyle Giersdorf aka Bugha became the winner of the World Cup in in solo mode, which took place from July 26 to 28 in New York.

E-sport champion, who is only 16 years old, scored 59 points and was ahead of his rivals by a huge margin and winning $3 million. Other places were also taken by the Americans: Psalm for the second place received 1.8 million, EpikWhale – 1.2 million for the third.

Source: EPIC GAMES

It is noteworthy that the total prize pool of the tournament was $30 million, and Djersdorf, with his victory, made it to the top 10 eSports players for the earned prize money.

However, he decided to save most of his prize: “All I want is a new desk and maybe a desk for my trophy.”

World Cup prize fund was the largest among all disciplines, but this year The International 2019 (Dota 2) become the largest championship in the history of eSports in terms of the prize pool.

 

The list of winners

The World Cup Solos winners:

Source: Getty

 

  • 1st place – Bugha – 59 points / $ 3,000,000
  • 2nd place – Psalm – 33 points / $ 1,800,000
  • 3rd place – Epikwhale – 32 points / $ 1,200,000
  • 4th place – Kreo – 30 points / $ 1,050,000
  • 5th place – King – 30 points / $ 900,000

 

The World Cup Duos winners:

Aqua & Nyhrox took the first place and became first-ever World Champions winning $3 million.

Source: Getty


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