Published Jul 29, 2019 at 10:13 AM | Updated at 10:44 AM EDT on Jul 29, 2019
A hundred gamers competed for $30 million in prize money in the Super Bowl of gaming over the weekend. Thousands of fans packed the Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium in New York to watch gamers battle it out over a three-day weekend at the first-ever Fortnite World Cup.
Pennsylvania teen Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf beat out 99 other opponents at the solo final for a whopping $3 million purse—the biggest in video game history. For comparison, the U.S. Open, held at the Arthur Ashe stadium next month, will pay out $3.85 million to the men's and women's singles champions.