BIG wins the Gamers Without Borders charity tournament and earning $600,000 in the course. The winning prize will be donated to International Medical Corps, as the choice of NGO of BIG. The second spot with $300,000 earned by FURIA, will be donated to UNICEF.
Gamers Without Borders, a charity based esports tournament organized by Saudi Ministry of Sport have just concluded their second season. The 2021 event featured $1.5mn in prize pool distributed across eight spots, each team having a chance to decide the choice of NGO they wish to donate.
The format of GWB featured a standard group stage double-elimination best-of-three matches where four teams advanced to the play-offs as BIG, FURIA, ENCE & mousesports as respective standings. NiP, FaZe, collectively shared $100,000 each and the 5th-6th spot, where mibr & Dignitas settled with $50,000 each and the 7th-8th positions to end the event.
A show-match was a part of the event as well where french roster Vitality played against regional team 01 Esports.
Last year too, the event came up with a charity tournament where top CS:GO teams battled it out for $2mn pool.