First edition Gillette bomber cup, the first tournament with an official license Fortnite, ended this weekend at Milan Games Week 2019, The competition was won by Str Jaiba who won with 55 other finalists. Here are all the details:
Choices for the tournament finals, made in cooperation with PG Esport, were held during 4 open online qualifications, September 11–12 and September 18–19, respectively, during which the first 4 finalists of the grand final and the last chance qualifier live at Milan Games Week, divided into 4 qualifying matches, in which another 40 finalists were selected .
The four winners of the open qualifications along with 40 last-chance qualifiers joined the Grand Final with 12 other players invited to top pro-players on the Italian stage. In total, over 600 players took part in the tournament, starting from qualifying sessions. On the other hand, over 2,000 registration applications testify to the success of the tournament.
To win the trophy of the first season of the Gillette Bomber Cup, Str. Jaiba. Gillette supports eSports because it believes that the proposed values are the same as those associated with traditional sports such as passion, dedication and team spirit. For this reason, he launched the Gillette Bomber Cup to support and spread the values and culture of esports in Italy.
"We're excited to officially debut in the amazing world of eSports," says Gennaro D & # 39; Ambrosio, Gillette's deputy manager. "Among many young people, video games are no longer considered mere entertainment, but work with lots of training, learning and discipline, such as traditional sport, values that the brand strongly believes in. That is why Gillette supports fans and specialists who we consider to be a full-fledged sports category. Congratulations to the winner! "
Next meeting in October for Lucca Comics! The fight for new qualifications for the Gillette Bomber Cup continues in the next edition. Stay updated!
Below are some photos from the event.