Announcing the Lightning Cup at World Crypto Con!

First-of-its-kind Fortnite tournament at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas brought to you by Cornerstone Global Management and hosted on the platform will award $10,000 in prizes

Two hundred players. Four rounds. One champion.


Welcome to the Lightning Cup! Taking place during World Crypto Con, the Lightning Cup is a Fortnite tournament that features blockchain technology with cryptocurrency prizing.

Key event details:

  •       What: Lightning Cup Fortnite Tournament  and After-Party Event
  •       Where: HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas
  •       When: Monday, October 28th – Tournament from 6pm-10pm PT, After-Party 10pm – 2am PT
  •       Who: Up to 200 participants
  •       Win: Up to $10,000 in crypto prizing

Entry fees are $100. A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to charity.

The tournament is sponsored by Cornerstone Global Management, LLC (@CornerstoneGlo2) and will feature the platform ( 

The Litecoin Foundation and World Crypto Con are partners in this event. The tournament takes place during the Litecoin Summitat World Crypto Con. Anyone who attends the Litecoin Summit will also get to attend the Lightning Cup and after-party for free. The after-party is sponsored by BTSE.

Up for grabs

The Lightning Cup is four separate Fortnite flights that culminates into one championship round. Each flight will be a Battle Royale / last person standing style and composed of up to 50 players.

The winner of each fight will move on to compete in the Lightning Cup Grand Championship (4 players flight champions), a chance to win an additional $4,000 and the title as the 2019 Lightning Cup Grand Champion.

The winner of each round will receive $1,500 worth of cryptocurrency. The winner of the finals will receive $4,000 worth of crypto.

Going to good causes

A portion of proceeds from the Lightning Cup will be donated charity. Charities will be announced in the coming week. 

After-party networking event

After the tournament is over, the Litecoin Summit after-party will be held at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas (Luxor hotel and casino). The after-party is sponsored by BTSE. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Lightning Cup sponsors, our charitable partners, and how blockchain and cryptocurrency can be applied to video games. Come have a great time networking with other enthusiasts, celebrities and esports influencers.

Get registered

If you’re interested in playing in or attending the Lightning Cup, please visit here to register.

More to come

Over the next couple of weeks, look for more announcements, including celebrities and influencers who will be attending and playing the event.