Call him Kyle Giersdorf. Giersdorf — or “Bugha” — won the Fortnite World Cup on Sunday afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, and brought home a $3 million prize. Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf is officially the best Fortnite player in the world. Call him Bugha. Kyle Giersdorf, winner of the inaugural Fortnite World Cup, will soon find out. Giersdorf, 16, is the first Fortnite World Cup champion in history.
16-Year-Old Wins $3M in First Ever Fortnite World Cup. Giersdorf kicked off his afternoon with a win in the first game, picking up nine eliminations right off the bat. A 16-year-old gamer took home $3 million this weekend after winning the Fortnite World Cup final. The solos final was held on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, N.Y., the home of the U.S. Open each August. Kyle Giersdorf, who is best known as "Bugha" in the gaming world, took home $3 million for winning the Fortnite World Cup.
A teenager has collected more than $4.3 million in prizemoney after becoming world champion of the computer game Fortnite. Kyle Giersdorf, 16, from the US, won the solo event of the competition, held at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, US, which is where the US Open tennis tournament is held. Who is Kyle Giersdorf, the 16-year-old who won $3 million in the Fortnite World Cup?