The PUBG Global Championship 2019 is kicking off tomorrow, where the 32 best PUBG teams from the last year will fight it out for top spot. Taking place in California this year, the Global Championships are the final event of the competitive PUBG scene and features a mouth-water $2,000,000 USD prize pool for 2019.
The PUBG Global Championship is taking place this month, the group stages kicking off tomorrow (Friday 8th) and finishing on Saturday. The elimination stages will take place on November 10th, the semi finals scheduled to take place between the 15th and 17th and the grand final between the 23rd and 24th.
The group stages will feature two 16 team groups, the top 8 from each group advancing straight to the semi finals, the bottom 8 moving on to the elimination stage. Each group will feature 6 matches, as will the elimination stage. Points collected during the group stages will carry over to the elimination stage, after which the top 8 teams will advance to the semi finals, the bottom 8 sadly being sent home.
The semi finals will consist of 3 groups of 8 teams. The semi finals will be a cross-group round robin system, also 6 games per group match-up, and the top 16 teams in the semi final will move on to the grand final, the bottom 8 joining those eliminated during the elimination stage.
The grand final will feature 16 teams and 12 matches per day, and whoever finishes 1st out of those 16 teams will walk away with the top prize of $1,000,000 USD. So which 32 teams have made it this far, and won themselves an opportunity of walking away with $1,000,000? Below are the 32 teams who have qualified for this year’s PUBG Global Championship and what group they are in:
So who are the favourites for the PUBG Global Championship coming into the competition? T1 finished with the no. 1 seed in phase 3 of the Korean qualification rounds. They will definitely be a force to be reckoned with in this pro PUBG event. FaZe Clan also finished as 1st seed in the European counterpart competition. Four Angry Men and VC Gaming both finished as 1st seeds during the PUBG Champions League this Summer and Spring.
Or will the Chinese champions Infantry Gaming and QM have something to say with who walks away with the $1,000,000 USD top prize? Stay tuned right here at esportsnow for all the latest updates all the way through to the grand final. Where can you catch all the action live and highlights from the PUBG Global Championships? Check out the official channel on Twitch right here.