Natus Vincere Qualified for PUBG Global Invitational
This weekend Minsk hosted the regional CIS qualifiers for PUBG Global Invitational 2018, in which 20 teams competed for two spots at the world championship event and their share of a $100,000 prize pool.
PGI 2018 CIS Qualifier was organized by StarLadder and was hosted in Minsk, Belarus. Each of four tournament days featured five matches, in which the teams got points based on their finishing position and amount of kills. The first two places got secured by Natus Vincere with 6640 points and 110 kills and AVANGAR with 6195 points and 92 kills. These two teams will travel in a month to Berlin, Germany, where they will compete for a $2,000,000 prize pool and the champion title.
Earlier regional qualifiers have been held in North America, China, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Oceania. In the nearest feature they will be held also in Europe, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Latin America and Middle East/Africa. The list of participants of the main event can be seen below.
PGI 2018 Participants
- North America: Team Gates, Ghost Gaming, Honey Badger
- Europe: 3 teams
- China: Oh My God, Four Angry Men
- South Korea: 2 teams
- Japan: 2 teams
- CIS: Natus Vincere, AVANGAR
- Thailand: 1 team
- Southeast Asia: Refund Gaming
- Taiwan: ahq e-Sports Club
- Oceanic: Chiefs ESC
- Latin America: 1 team
- Middle East/Africa: 1 team
PUBG Global Invitational Berlin 2018 will be held on July 25-29 in Berlin, Germany. Twenty teams will compete for a total prize pool of $2,000,000 in both FPP and TPP modes.