- BGMI Champions Cup, powered by lenskart, has reached its Grand Finals stage after a thrilling eight-day League stage.
- A total of 16 teams including Blind Esports, Orangutan, Soul and others have qualified for the Grand Finals
- The tournament features a Rs 27 lakhs prize pool and the winner takes home Rs 12 lakhs.
Nodwin Gaming x Rooter BGMI Champions Cup is the major esports tournament after the game’s unban in the country. After intense competition from 32 teams for eight league days, the top sixteen teams have confirmed their tickets to the Grand Finals of this notable event. This was the first event for underdogs which produced a chance to play against India’s top teams after the game’s relaunch.
The League stage had taken place from 21 June to 28 June and a total of 48 matches were played in a round-robin format where each team played 24 games over the course of eight days. Popular teams like Godlike Esports, Global Esports and X Spark had a bad event, having failed to qualify for the finals. Teams that were ranked from 16th to 32 were eliminated from the tournament.
BGMI Champions Cup Qualified Teams for Grand Finals
Here is the list of sixteen finalists who will be participating in the Nodwin Gaming x Rooter BGMI Champions Cup:
- Blind Esports
- Team Aladin
- Gladiators Esports
- Gods Reign
- Orangutan Gaming
- Big Brother Esports
- Team Soul
- Reckoning Esports
- Team 8Bit
- Gujarat Tigers
- Team Entity
- OR Esports
- Numen Esports
- Team iNSANE
- Medal Esports
- Revenant Esports
The Grand Finals are set to kick off today i.e., 29 June and they will conclude on 2 July. The challenging Grand Finals stage will feature these 16 teams competing in 25 matches across four matchdays.
Blind Esports delivered a string of strong performances during the League Stage over the course of the event’s eight days. They scored 226 points, including 152 frags, with an average of 9.41 points per game over 24 games. The team maintained its performance following their win in Skyesports Champions Series (SCS).
Team Aladin, the previous 7SEA roster, was only two points behind the table leaders and also put up strong performances. As a result, these were the only two teams to score 200 points in 24 games. Gladiators Esports finished third with 189 points, led by BGMI veteran Destro. Gods Reign, Ex TSM BGMI squad, secured fourth position with 185 points and they were followed by Orangutan Gaming in fifth place.
Team SouL finished sixth, followed by Reckoning and 8Bit, while Team Revenant advanced to this level by earning one more Chicken Dinner than Team Velocity.
Prize Pool Distribution
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— NODWIN Gaming (@NodwinGaming) June 28, 2023
The tournament boasts a humongous prize pool of Rs 27 lakhs which is distributed among the qualified teams as follows:
- 1st Place – Rs 12 lakhs
- 2nd Place – Rs 6 lakhs
- 3rd Place – Rs 3 lakhs
- 4th Place – Rs 1.5 lakhs
- 5th Place – Rs 1 lakh
- 6th Place – Rs 75,000
- 7th Place – Rs 75,000
- 8th Place – Rs 40,000
- 9th Place – Rs 20,000
- 10th Place – Rs 20,000
- 11th Place – Rs 20,000
- 12th Place – Rs 20,000
- 13th Place – Rs 20,000
- 14th Place – Rs 20,000
- 15th Place – Rs 20,000
- 16th Place – Rs 20,000
Fans can catch the LIVE action of the tournament exclusively on Nodwin Gaming’s Rooter Channel. The tournament will start at 1 PM IST every day and the audience will get to participate in Rooter-exclusive giveaways and win exciting rewards.
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