Santa Monica, CA. – June 21, 2022 – Grafton, Inc. It was recently announced that Team United Kingdom (UK) was crowned the second PUBG Nations Cup (PNC) Champions, defeating 15 other regions at ICONSIAM in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday, June 19. The roster (Alex “vard” Gouge, Christopher “Fexx” Wheddon, Luke “TeaBone” Crafer, Michael “mykLe” Wake and trainer Justin “MiracU” McNally) finished first in Chicken Dinner with a total of four wins at 126. Eliminations and 203 points to earn $100,000 after four days of 2022 PNC action. The team will earn additional revenue through Pick’em Challenge activation.
Summary of 2022 PNC System, Prize Pool and Points Distribution
The tournament is made up of regions from Europe, Asia, Asia-Pacific and the Americas and includes a total of 64 players with 16 coaches. The British team was followed by Vietnam, Brazil and South Korea with $58,000, $54,000 and $500,000 in prize money respectively. Team USA finished ninth with 95 points and raised $22,000.
The 2022 PNC followed a “points rule” structure combining elimination points and placement points. There were five matches a day between Erangle and Miramar with a total of 20 matches played. The British team was crowned the 2022 PNC Champions after collecting the most points overall after 20 matches.
What’s next for PUBG Esports 2022?
With the second PUBG Nations Cup now over, fans and teams can look forward to the second stage of the ESL PUBG Masters in July, an event that will offer $50,000 in prizes, as well as qualification points for the PUBG Global Championship (PGC). . After the second stage of the ESL PUBG Masters, the PUBG Continental Series (PCS) 7 Americas will begin in August and will follow the same format as the PCS6 Americas. PCS7 Americas will be divided into Open Qualifiers, Regional Playoffs, Last Chance Qualifiers and Grand Finals. The Grand Finals begin in September and will be a two-weekend, five-game-a-day finals with an overall super point rule ranking of 30 games. The team with the most points after 30 matches will be crowned champions. The winning team will take home the bulk of the prize money and PGC qualification points.
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