16-year old Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf wins $3 million at Fortnite World Cup
A teenager from Pennsylvania won $3 million and took home the top prize at the 2019 Fortnite World Cup on Sunday. Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf scored 26 more points than runner-up "psalm" to win the eSports tournament held at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens.
"Words can't even explain it. I'm just so happy," the 16-year-old said in an interview posted to Twitter by organizers. "Everything I've done, the grind, it's all paid off. It's just insane."
The tournament offered $30 million in total prize money and saw more than 100 players compete over the weekend in duo and solo matches.