Krafton Inc., the developer of the world famous battle royale game, PUBG Battlegrounds has given us more details regarding its last major eSports event of the year, PUBG Global Championship 2021 (PGC). The month long tournament features a whopping prize pool of $2,000,000.
Thirty two best teams throughout the year from the regions of Europe, America, APAC and Asia have been able to qualify at the major tournament which is going to kickstart from 19th November. It has been revealed that teams from China will compete online whereas rest of the teams will be competing in a LAN event. This year Krafton has announced the return of the Pick em Challenge. As the teams who are going to participate has already been revealed, Krafton has given the format structure, prize pool distribution. Players can get the full details below.
PUBG Global Championship 2021 Schedule and Format
The tournament will run over a month starting from November 19th and finally conclude on 19th December. Teams will be competing offline at the Paradise City Plaza in Incheon, South Korea. Players can have a look at the full schedule:
Rank Decision Matches: November 19th-21st
Weekly Survival/Final matches: November 23rd-28th
Weekly Survival/Final matches: November 29th-December 5th
Weekly Survival/ Final matches: December 6th-12th
Grand Finals: December 16th-19th
At the Rank Decision Matches, top 16 teams will proceed to the first week of weekly Survival matches on 23rd November. The winner of the weekly survival match will directly enter towards the grand finals. Their place at the Weekly Final will be taken from the next top scorer at the Rank Decision matches. The same format will be followed in rest of the weekly survival matches.
Prize pool distribution
PUBG Global Championship 2021 features a prize pool of $2 million out of which the winning team will get a lion’s share of $600,000. Seperate cash prize have been kept for participating teams and to honour different titles to other players.
Weekly series winner: $30,000
Kill Leader: $10,000
Participating teams: $20,000 ($5000 per player)
Insane squad: $20,000
For viewing the teams qualified for PGC 2021, players can click here.
PGC 2021 will be live streamed at the official YouTube channel of PUBG Esports. As the Pick em Challenge is returning, 30% of the revenue from the Pick em Challenge will be added to the total prize pool.