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In Photos: Russia's First-Ever 'Games of the Future'

Russia's first-ever Games of the Future cybersports tournament came to a close in Kazan on Sunday following 12 days of competition combining classic and cyber sports, including "phygital" (physical and digital) BMX cycling, drone racing and a "robot battle."

Over 2,000 participants from around the world competed for $25 million in prize money in 21 activities, including a combined contest where teams first played the video game Counter-Strike 2 followed by a game of physical laser tag.

President Vladimir Putin attended the opening on Feb. 21, trying his hand at phygital hockey while leaders from Belarus and Central Asian countries looked on.

Here's a look at more photos from the event: