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Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 18 May 2022 : Gamers Without Borders (GWB) has wrapped up its tournament featuring Fortnite where duos competed for a share of the $3 million charitable prize pool.
The four-day competition, part of the world’s largest charitable esports festival, took place across three regions, Europe, North America, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The adrenaline-fueled clashes also saw the international duos qualify for the first ever Saudi Arabia live flagship gaming and esports festival later this summer.

All winners dedicated their proceeds to a GWB humanitarian aid partner of their choice, which includes Direct Relief, KSRelief, UNICEF, Gavi and UNHCR.
The GWB Elite tournaments this year are also qualifiers for the upcoming inaugural Saudi esports’s flagship gaming & esports event, which will boast a staggering $15 million cumulative prize pool, taking place in the summer of 2022. The Fortnite tournament gets a $2 million share of the overall prize pool.
Those qualified from the Gamers Without Borders Featuring Fortnite tournament are set to face even more fierce competition in next summer’s sports festival set to take place in Riyadh, as they will get to challenge some of the world’s best competitors who are confirmed to take part through direct invitations, such as Clix , Benjyfish , Tfue , Scoped , mitr0 .
Commenting on this occasion, Turki Al-Fawzan, Saudi Esports Federation’s CEO, said: “Gamers Without Borders Featuring Fortnite in the third edition of GWB came to show the growing importance of this platform in the esports sphere, as for the third year in a row it continued to attract some of the world’s best esports talent. They were brought together once again to provide unrivaled entertainment for gaming lovers around the world, as well as make their contribution to address the most urgent humanitarian needs around the world.”
“We expect GWB to build on this momentum and continue to deliver over the upcoming Elite tournaments unrivaled levels of competitiveness, passion and excitement,” he added.
The GWB Elite series continues up till June 7, with a US$5 million charity prize fund still to play for following the conclusion of Dota 2, the world’s best gamers will go head-to-head in more globally popular esports titles such as Rocket League and Clash Royale.

Everyone can support! Do your part to help people around the world by choosing the charity and cause you intend to support and donate to make the difference! Donate via the Gamers Without Borders website.
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