Team Secret wins the Gamers Without Borders 2020 charity tournament
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Over the weekend, Team Secret won the Gamers Without Borders 2020 charity tournament organized by the Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic & Intellectual Sports (SAFEIS), Electronic Sports League (ESL), and the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Sports. In the Grand Final, they defeated Natus Vincere, 3:0.
Eight teams from the European and CIS regions competed in the event from May 15-17. In attendance were Alliance, Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas, OG, Team Liquid, Team Nigma, Team Secret, and Virtus.pro. All matches were in a best-of-3 single-elimination bracket, except for the Grand Final, which was best-of-5.
GG!— Gamers Without Borders (@gwbps) May 17, 2020
That's it! 👏 @teamsecret prove to be too strong and take Game 3 in absolutely dominant style! Wow! 👏
3-0 To Secret in the end, congratulations to them and commiserations to @natusvincere #GWBPS pic.twitter.com/aEnPyd57zS
Many tournament organizers around the world have hosted charity events to help raise funds to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Donations have been for a variety of things, from supporting TOs that had to cancel their events to supporting vaccines research and more.
In March, WePlay! held the WeSave! Charity Play event. It employed a region-based series with HellRaisers, Team Nigma, PSG.LGD, Evil Geniuses, Thunder Predator, and Team Adroit winning in their respective regions. The tournament raised $188,879.69, which was split between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations ( CEPI ) and GlobalGiving charitable foundations.
Gamers Without Borders 2020 featured a charity prize pool of $1,500,000.