We asked for your craziest crypto story. These are the winners

The winners of a contest to find the craziest stories in crypto have been named — and they feature a Russian grandmother and a Counter-Strike tournament with a big BTC prize.
Last month, Tradelize and Cointelegraph teamed up for a contest to hear your craziest crypto stories — casting a spotlight on some of your biggest successes and fails.You didn’t disappoint… and selecting one winner was impossible. Because of this, we chose two — with the lucky raconteurs sharing a 5,000 USDT prize between them.The first tale came from Timofei, who received a $100 gift from his grandmother in Russia. He decided to invest it in cryptocurrency — all while he followed his dreams of becoming a director in film school.Timofei was able to use the profits he generated from the investment to fund the shooting of a film he was making for his course, with his grandmother serving as the main producer. His creation was a success — and as well as being entered into a Switzerland film festival, it was also shown at Moscow’s Museum of Modern Art.“This is a living dream, because I didn’t count on anything,” he wrote in his story.His grandmother lives in a remote village where internet access is limited — meaning he needs to put his mobile phone in a clay mug to get a signal. These days, Timofei says he is carefully day trading with an ambition to shoot a graduation film. He’s also been able to return the $100 to his …
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