Bugha crowned the first Fortnite World Cup Solo Finals champion

Jul 29 2019 2 min read

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Sentinels' Fortnite player Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf won the World Cup Solo Finals on Sunday, taking home the $3 million dollar prize and the title. 

Bugha scored 59 points in six matches, that's 26 points ahead of second place winner, Psalm who went home with $1.8 million. In third place was EpikwWhale with 32 points, just one point behind Psalm, winning $1.2 million. 

The Sentinels player dominated the tournament, never leaving first place after each match. His high score of 19 in the first match ensured he didn't drop after going scoreless in match two. Bugha did well enough in the matches that followed to score enough points to win the solos tournament. 

Team Fish Fam won the first Creative World Cup and $1 million on Friday, while David “aqua” W. and Emil “Nyhrox” Pedersen won $3 million in the duos tournament.

Epic Games has announced the Fortnite Championship Series which begins at the start of season 10 but not much has been shared. The developer also hasn't confirmed whether there will be a Fortnite World Cup in 2020.

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