Main Event

April 16–21
2019

Location

ICC Auditorium, Excel Centre London UK

Prize pool

$400,000

Tournament Phases

01Qualifiers

April 16–18 (24 teams)

24 teams will be invited to compete at the FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic by qualifying in their respective regions. The slots available for qualification are as shown. The top 3 regions will receive an additional slot each at the PUBG Global Championship in November.

4321EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA (SHARED)NORTH AMERICACHINAKOREASOUTH EAST ASIACHINESE TAIPEI, HONG KONG & MACAU (SHARED)JAPANOCEANIALATIN AMERICANo. OF SLOTS PER REGION

GROUP 18 TEAMSGROUP 28 TEAMSGROUP 38 TEAMSBO6BO6BO6

02Group Stage

April 16–18 (24 teams)

24 teams compete over 3 days with 6 matches per day. Teams are split into 3 groups. Groups play a Best of 6. Placement decided on Total Points over 12 matches.

Group
Stage Points

Top 8 teams
go straight to finals

9–24 placed teams
play in the elimination stage

03Elimination Stage

April 19 (16 teams)

Bottom 16 teams from Group Stage compete over a single day, Best of 6. Placement decided on Total Points over 6 matches, with the points being carried over from the group stage.

ELIMATION STAGE POINTS TOTAL1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8thBO6QUALIFIEDELIMINATED

04Grand Finals

April 20–21 Excel Centre, London

16 teams compete over 2 days. The top 8 teams from the Group Stage combine with the top 8 teams from the Elimination Stage. Placement decided on Total Points over 12 matches. 6 maps on day 1, 6 maps on day 2.

16 teams
12 maps
$400,000

Qualifying Tournaments

NPL logo

NPL

North America

PEL logo

PEL

Europe, CIS, Turkey

Douyu Golden Legends logo

Douyu Golden Legends

China

PKL logo

PKL

Korea

PJS logo

PJS

Japan

PML logo

PML

Chinese Taipei

Other Regional Leagues

SEA, OCE and more

Qualified Teams

Tempo Storm logo

Tempo Storm

Qualified from: NPL
Seed: North America #1
Region slot: North America
Cloud9 logo

Cloud9

Qualified from: NPL
Seed: North America #2
Region slot: North America
Team Envy logo

Team Envy

Qualified from: NPL
Seed: North America #3
Region slot: North America
Shoot To Kill logo

Shoot To Kill

Qualified from: NPL
Seed: North America #4
Region slot: North America
Oh My God logo

Oh My God

Qualified from: Douyu Golden Legends
Seed: China #1
Region slot: China
17 Gaming logo

17 Gaming

Qualified from: Douyu Golden Legends
Seed: China #2
Region slot: China
Crystal Luster logo

Crystal Luster

Qualified from: Douyu Golden Legends
Seed: China #3
Region slot: China
Four Angry Men logo

Four Angry Men

Qualified from: Douyu Golden Legends
Seed: China #4
Region slot: China
Brazilian Crusaders logo

Brazilian Crusaders

Qualified from: ESL LA League: Season 2
Seed: LATAM #1
Region slot: South America
OP Gaming Rangers logo

OP Gaming Rangers

Qualified from: PKL
Seed: Korea #1
Region slot: Korea
Afreeca Freecs Fatal logo

Afreeca Freecs Fatal

Qualified from: PKL
Seed: Korea #2
Region slot: Korea
Team VSG logo

Team VSG

Qualified from: PKL
Seed: Korea #3
Region slot: Korea
OGN ENTUS Force logo

OGN ENTUS Force

Qualified from: PKL
Seed: Korea #4
Region slot: Korea
Armory Gaming logo

Armory Gaming

Seed: SEA #1
Region slot: Southeast Asia
Aerowolf T7 logo

Aerowolf T7

Seed: SEA #2
Region slot: Southeast Asia
Aerowolf T1 logo

Aerowolf T1

Seed: SEA #3
Region slot: Southeast Asia
Incognito logo

Incognito

Qualified from: ESL AU & NZ Championship
Seed: OCE #1
Region slot: Oceania
ahq e-Sports Club logo

ahq e-Sports Club

Qualified from: PML
Seed: Taiwan #1
Region slot: Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong & Macau
MP5 logo

MP5

Qualified from: PML
Seed: Taiwan #2
Region slot: Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong & Macau
BLUE BEES logo

BLUE BEES

Qualified from: PJS
Seed: Japan #1
Region slot: Japan
ENCE logo

ENCE

Qualified from: PEL
Seed: Europe #1
Region slot: Europe, CIS & Turkey
Team Liquid logo

Team Liquid

Qualified from: PEL
Seed: Europe #2
Region slot: Europe, CIS & Turkey
Ninjas in Pyjamas logo

Ninjas in Pyjamas

Qualified from: PEL
Seed: Europe #3
Region slot: Europe, CIS & Turkey
Winstrike Team logo

Winstrike Team

Qualified from: PEL
Seed: Europe #4
Region slot: Europe, CIS & Turkey