PUBG Mobile Star Challenge World Cup - 16 Countries and 2 Regions to Clash for 300K USD

Shounak Sengupta
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The PUBG Mobile Star Challenge World Cup will take place in Riyadh from Dec 12th to 14th and features an interesting mix of teams and players who will look to end the last international competition in 2019 with a win. The tournament features a 300K USD prize pool, with the winners due to take home 100,000 USD. 

Format and Dates

PMSC World Cup 2019 features 16 teams from across the world along with 16 teams from the Middle East and North Africe (MENA) region. The competition will take place in two phases - The Group Stage and the Finals.

The Group Stage will last for two days with the 32 teams divided into two groups. All 16 MENA teams will be in Group A while the 16 teams from the rest of the world will be in Group B. Group stages will kick off on the 12th of December and each group will be played out on one day each. At the end of the group stages the top 8 teams from each group will move onto the Finals stage.

The Finals stage will be played out on the 14th of December and will feature 5 games. All games will be played out at the Riyadh Front in Saudi Arabia and will be streamed on the official PUBG Mobile Esports YouTube channel and various other regional channels for viewers across the world. 


The following teams will be attending the PMSC World Cup 2019:

India - Entity Gaming

Indonesia - EVOS Esports

Vietnam - Box Gaming

Malaysia - Victorious in Play

Thailand - RRQ Athena

Nepal - Elementrix

USA - Cloud9

Russia - Team Unique

Turkey - Futbolist

Germany - No Rage

Argentina - Team Queso

Brazil - Red Canids

China - TOP Esports

Korea - EGC KR Black

Japan - ARG Wisteria

Kazakhstan - GoSkilla

16 teams from MENA will also be joining these teams. 

Shounak has been one of AFK Gaming’s longest-serving esports journalists. From Dota, to Counter Strike and now Mobile Titles, you can rely on him to bring you the latest scoop and news from the world of esports.

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