American teenager Kyle Giersdorf took away 3 million dollars on July 28, 2019 after winning a top prize in an online video game Fortnite tournament in New York. Aged 16, from Pennsylvania, is one of atleast 100 players who competed for $30 million in total prize money.
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Giersdorf played under the name of Bugha, who won the solo final portions of the Fortnite World Cup. He scored 59 points, 26 more than his nearest competitor psalm, as per the Fortnite World Cup Leaderboard, as posted on the leader’s website.
Fortnite was launched in the year 2017, Fortnite helped Epic Games to reach a $15-billion-valuation in the previous year. Competitors of this online video game such as Electronic Arts Inc’s Apex Legends and Tencent Holdings Ltd’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Tencent also owns 40 percent stake in Epic Games.