'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' or PUBG will hold a PUBG Mobile tournament called 'PUBG Mobile India Series 2019' with a total prize pool of Rs 1 crore for the Indian gamers.
It is the first official open-to-all PUBG Mobile tournament hosted in India and the 1 crore prize pool will consist of cash prizes and phones sponsored by OPPO.
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After registrations, players will have to compete against other squads and there are no limits on the number of teams participating.
The qualifier rounds begin from 21st January followed by an online play-off of more than 2000 teams. The grand finale will be held on 10th March with a final of 20 teams.
There are multiple awards up for grabs, including an MVP Award, The Exterminators, The Healers, and a lot more.
While the winning team will go home with the 1 crore rupee prize, this will be India's first ever gaming competition at such a large scale.
Amid the ongoing excitement about the competition, NewsByte has compiled a list of top ranking PUBG players from India who have an edge at winning the tournament.1. MADDOG:
Currently leading the ETG Clan, this player is known to be fierce. With a solid fanbase and dedicated PUBG forums, he has led his team to win multiple tournaments in the past. He is currently a favourite of many, and with the upcoming tournament, all eyes are on him.2. 8bit-Thuglife:
Animesh Agarwal is the real name behind the username and he's from Guwahati. He established the 8-bit clan and they've gone on to make a name for themselves in the PUBG eSports community. Thanks to thousands of hours of training, he has mastered the Third Person and First Person perspective genres.
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A member of the GodL clan, he is actually an emulator player. Even though he has made a name for himself via an emulator, he is equally on mobile as well. His most recent achievement includes having the most kills at India Crew League PUBG tournament.4. Experiment:
A part of the SOUL clan, one of India's best PUBG eSports clan. He has mastered the First Person Perspective mode and his achievements include 100 Royal points. Not only does he belong to Ace tier, but also boats an impressive kill to death ratio.5. MORTAL:
Even he is a part of the SOUL Clan, and this makes the clan even more lethal. Naman Mathur is the real name behind the username and he's from Mumbai.
The 23-year old is also known for his deadly encounters on Mini Militia. He has accurate headshots leading to over 10 kill-to-death ratio in PUBG Mobile.