Fortnite World Cup 2019: 16-Year-Old Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf Wins Video Game Tournament, Becomes 20 Crore Richer!
Giersdorf, who goes by "Bugha" in the gamer world, says "words can't explain it." "Everything I've done, the grind, it's all paid off. It's just insane," he said.
Giersdorf, who goes by "Bugha" in the gamer world, says "words can't explain it." "Everything I've done, the grind, it's all paid off. It's just insane," he said. The tournament offered $30 million in total prize money and saw more than 100 players compete over the weekend in duo and solo matches.
— Fortnite Competitive (@FNCompetitive) July 28, 2019
In second place, 24-year-old Harrison Chang, of the United States, won USD 1.8 million. The duo competition was won by 17-year-old David Wang, of Austria, and 16-year-old Emil Pedersen, of Norway. They'll split the USD 3 million prize.
Congrats to all of our winners this weekend at the #FortniteWorldCup Finals
Solo Champion: @bugha
Duos Champions: @nyhrox @aquaa
ProAM: @Airwaks @RLGRIME
Creative: #FishFam @cizzorz @hiimtylerh @suezhoo @zandOfficial pic.twitter.com/ilBs7RTeTv
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 28, 2019
Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games. Launched in 2017, Fortnite’s popularity has helped Epic Games reach a $15-billion-valuation last year. It competes with other games like Electronic Arts Inc’s Apex Legends and Tencent Holdings’ PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
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