FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic Results: OP Gaming Rangers Take The Win

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The dust has settled and standing tall is FACEIT Global Summit: PUBG Classic champion OP Gaming Rangers. Korean team OP Gaming Rangers beat out 23 other teams and gets to take home $150,000. As the champion, OP Rangers also gets the honor of gaining an additional slot for South Korea at the PUBG Global Championship.

Held in London, the FACEIT Global Summit was the first global event of the 2019 PUBG esports season and also signaled the end of Phase 1.

The tournament began with the Group Stage, at the end of which Ninjas in Pyjamas found themselves on top. OP Rangers placed 19, with a total of 54 points. This meant the team proceeded to the Elimination Stage. In order to make it to the Grand Finals, teams needed to be in the top eight. However, the placements were be based on both the Group Stage and Elimination Stage.

OP Rangers did not perform well in the first round, finishing 11 out of 16. The group finally got good results in the next two rounds, but in the fourth round ended in 12. In the sixth round, the team won the top spot and ended the stage at fifth place.

The Grand Finals had a total of 12 rounds, with 16 teams playing. OP Rangers managed both some good rounds and bad rounds. Ultimately, the team ended the tournament with 101 points, four points ahead of Shoot to Kill. Group Stage leader Ninjas in Pyjamas dropped by the end the tournament to a three-way tie for 12 place with Could9 and Afreeca Freecs Fatal.

In a press release regarding the recently concluded tournament, FACEIT Co-Founder & CBO Michele Attisani said that it was dramatic, epic, and fan-centric, everything one would expected from a PUBG tournament. Talking about OP Gaming Rangers, Attisani shared that the team “played incredibly well throughout the tournament and more than earned the win, whilst every other team who competed brought their absolute best, making it a true fight for the ages.”

Meanwhile, PUBG Global Esports Manager Jake Sin added that “this was a fantastic tournament for PUBG and we’re proud of the remarkable competitive spirit we saw from all of the teams. We wanted to do something extra special for the end of PUBG esports Phase 1, and the FACEIT Global Summit has been the perfect exclamation mark for that.”

In addition to OP Rangers, Shoot to Kill gets an additional slot for North America while Team Liquid gets the same for Europe at the PUBG Global Championship. Shoot to Kill finished second and Team Liquid grabbed the third spot.

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