Tencent Games and the PUBG Corporation are setting the stage for the biggest PUBG Mobile event of the year, the PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021 (PMGC).

The PMGC 2021 will pit the world’s best teams against each other for the title of global champion and the lion’s share of its massive prize pool.

Here’s everything you need to know about the PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021, including its schedule, prize pool, and its participating teams.

What is the PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021?

The official Chinese announcement of the PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021
Credit: PEL Peace Elite Professional League

The PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021 is the final event of the 2021 PUBG Mobile competitive season.

Teams will be playing through regional events to earn enough points to qualify for the international tournament.

PMGC 2021 schedule

Splash art of Temporal Warrior for PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021
Credit: Tencent and PUBG

The tournament’s League Phase starts on November 30 and runs until December 24, with the East and West finals taking place from December 22 to December 24.

The PMGC 2021 grand final will take place from January 21 to January 23, 2022.

Group draw results for League Stage

PMGC 2021 East League

Group AGroup BGroup CGroup DGroup E
Tong Jia Bao EsportsSix Two EightD’XavierBigetron Red AliensTeam Secret
DEADEYES GUYSThe InfinityRico Infinity TeamStalwart EsportsDRS Gaming
Nigma Galaxy4RivalsCrypticsREJECTFaZe Clan

PMGC 2021 West League

Group AGroup BGroup CGroup DGroup E
KnightsFutbolistAlpha7 EsportsGhost GamingATON Esports
Buluc ChabtanFurious GamingBlack DragonsTeam QuesoPapara SuperMassive Blaze
S2G EsportsEastern StarsMadBulls1907 Fenerbahçe EsportsBeşiktaş Esports
XSETKaos Next RüyaUnicorns of LoveNatus VincereRISE ESPORTS

Results of the League Stage

Here are the 16 teams that will participate in the grand final:

PMGC League EastDAMWON Gaming
Stalwart Esports
Nova Esports
Nigma Galaxy
The Infinity
Six Two Eight
Team Secret
PMGC League WestKaos Next Rüya
Natus Vincere
Furious Gaming
Alpha7 Esports
S2G Esports
1907 Fenerbahçe Esports
Winner of Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2021TBD on January 16

Format of the tournament

The tournament structure of the PUBG MObile Global Championship 2021
Credit; Tencent Games and PUBG

The PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021 will host 40 teams split into league divisions, East and West.

The PMGC 2021 League East and West will have five days of competition each week.

Two days will feature an all-out battle with all 20 teams competing, followed by three days of Super Weekend, where the top 16 teams of the week will fight to earn championship points.

After three Super Weekends, the 16 teams with the most points will qualify for the division final, gaining a chance to secure a slot in the grand final.

The PMGC 2021 grand final will take the top nine teams from the East final, the top six teams from the West final, and one invited team from India for its final team lineup.

Teams participating in the PMGC 2021

Here is a table of all the teams that have qualified for the tournament.

Due to the cancellation of the Peacekeeper Elite Championship 2021, Tong Jia Bao Esports will receive a direct invite as the third representative of China’s Peace Elite Professional League.

Southeast Asia ChampionshipFaZe Clan
Bigetron Red Aliens
MS Chonburi
MENA & South Asia ChampionshipRico Infinity Team
Stalwart Esports
Americas ChampionshipRISE ESPORTS
Team Queso
ATON Esports
Black Dragons
Buluc Chabtan
Europe ChampionshipMadBulls
Papara SuperMassive Blaze
S2G Esports
Eastern Stars
1907 Fenerbahçe Esports
Beşiktaş Esports
PMGC Points – ThailandThe Infinity
PMGC Points – Malaysia and SingaporeTeam Secret
PMGC Points – VietnamD’Xavier
PMGC Points – ArabiaNigma Galaxy
PMGC Points – South AsiaDRS Gaming
PMGC Points – North AmericaGhost Gaming
PMGC Points – Latin AmericaFurious Gaming
PMGC Points – BrazilAlpha7
PMGC Points – CISNatus Vincere
PMGC Points – TurkeyNext Rüya Gaming
PMGC Points – Western EuropeUnicorns of Love
Peacekeeper Elite Championship 2021 – ChinaTong Jia Bao Esports
PEL 2021 Championship Points – ChinaSix Two Eight
Nova Esports
Rivals Cup Korea vs JapanBC SWELL
Pro Series S2 – KoreaDWG KIA
Japan LeagueREJECT

Tournament prize pool

Bedazzled characters of PUBG Mobile
Credit: Tencent and PUBG

The PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021 will have a US$6M prize pool.

Where to watch the PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021

PUBG fans can catch the battle royale action on the official YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch channels of PUBG Mobile Esports.

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