- Record number of participants in
Bybit's World Series of Trading (WSOT) 2021 drove up total prize pool to a
historic $4.09 million, up from last
year's $1.27 million
- 매억남 secured No.1 title as captain
of top troop 유튜브매억남 with a staggering 2,044.90%
P&L, followed by 금융인
(1,774.84% P&L) and PepeCup Army
- A star-studded cast from the esports
world: gaming legends from four elite esports clubs dabbled in competitive
- Media OutReach - 21 September 2021
- The 2021 edition of the World Series of Trading (WSOT) ended on a high note
on Friday. The world's best crypto traders can now kick back and relax after 20
intensive days of trading, having divided up a record prize pool at $4.09 million.
Korean outfit demonstrated the value of team effort — 840,000 USDT to be exact,
taking home the prize money on top of their stunning 2,044.90% P&L
earnings. This year's trading super stars also include winners by individual
P&Ls: HeresJonny (P&L:
7,265.94%), chinesebirdman (P&L:
4,599.74%) and CHANS (P&L:
by Bybit, the world's largest cryptocurrency trading event attracted more than
34,738 sign-ups this year, up 280.86% from last year. Team players from 136
eligible regions formed or joined 196 troops in the main event, with 19,592
independent traders opting to play solo in the individual competition.
2021 has captivated crypto lovers worldwide this year with the sheer size of
its prize pool of USDT and NFTs. The event has also extended its reach to
another community with a group of special guests: A-list esports athletes.
12 gaming professionals from four
prominent organizations — NAVI, Astralis, Alliance and Virtus.pro — put on
their crypto trader hat and assumed the role of troop captains with 198 troopers slash fans from around
the world, who followed their exhilarating performances live on the event
are in awe once again of the outpour of support from the global crypto
community, and we are excited to have met all 34,738 participants this year.
Whether you've just discovered WSOT or crypto, whether you are a seasoned
trader or a budding crypto lover, you have found an incredibly creative and
supportive community," said Ben Zhou, co-founder and CEO of Bybit.
have returned bigger and better this year as promised. WSOT runs on the
principles of fair competition, full transparency, access to opportunities and
everything crypto is about. We hope everyone who took part in WSOT 2021 will
continue to find joy in trading and explore the potential digital assets have
to offer in the next 12 months as we build the next big thing," Zhou added.
of dragons, secret codes, surprise dropping of NFTs, WSOT 2021 was not for the
faint of heart. Keeping up with its imaginative gamification tradition, this
year's tournament kept participants entertained and challenged with live tasks,
mini games, and most importantly traders had to compete to deliver the most
impressive final P&Ls and performances for the grand prizes and bonus
prizes. Together, traders from around the world successfully unlocked the
largest prize pool the crypto trading world has ever seen.
takes imagination and dedication to win in a trading competition, which is why
Bybit is committed to furthering its partnership with UNICEF to empower girls' education in East Asia and the Pacific with another BTC donation
equivalent to $400,000 in WSOT 2021, or 5% of the prize pool plus contributions
from Bybit. The donation is dedicated to UN's Sustainable Development Goal No.
4 towards "inclusive and equitable quality education" via UNICEF efforts. It
helps fund, among other initiatives, digital education for girls in the region
by making science and technology education within reach for marginalized groups
with innovative education solutions.
out bybit.com/wsot2021 for the final rankings of WSOT 2021.