THUG Invitational Season 5: Complete Details

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THUG Invitational Season 5: Teams, Results, Schedule, Format, Streams, More

Everything about the BGMI tournament THUG Invitational Season 5.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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Highlights
The THUG Invitational Season 5 is all set to take place online from 9th to 25th May, featuring a total prize pool of INR 8,00,000.
This is the fifth season under the franchise and the second season to take place this year. Season four concluded earlier in January.
Here are the complete details for the THUG Invitational Season 5 including all invited teams, results, schedule, format, overall standings, and more.

THUG Invitational is back with its fifth season, the second Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) tournament in this franchise to take place this year following the conclusion of season four earlier in January which was won by TeamXSpark.

Three months later, THUG Invitational Season 5 has been announced all set to take place online from 9th to 25th May, while streaming exclusively on Loco and 8bit Thug's official YouTube channel.

This season of the BGMI tournament will be featuring 32 directly invited teams competing for a total prize pool of INR 8,00,000 ($10,479 USD), half of them going back home before the final stage of the tournament.

Here is everything that we know about the tournament so far including schedule, results, overall standings, livestream details, and everything else.

THUG Invitational Season 5: Complete details of the BGMI tournament

Villager Esports has come forward with a lot of information about the upcoming THUG Invitational Season 5 which features a total prize pool of INR 8,00,000 with 32 teams from all across India all set to participate in the event.

Invited Teams

A total of 32 teams have been directly invited for this tournament from all over the country. These teams have been further divided into four groups of eight teams each for the initial stage of the event.

Here are all the participants that will be competing in this tournament segregated according to their groups,

Group-A

  1. TSM

  2. Chemin Esports

  3. Enigma Gaming

  4. Revenge Esports

  5. Team XSpark

  6. 7Sea Esports

  7. Hydra Official

  8. Brawlers

Group-B

  1. Team SouL

  2. Global Esports

  3. Galaxy Racer

  4. Reckoning Esports

  5. Team XO

  6. Revenant Esports

  7. Team Forever

  8. R E Esports

Group-C

  1. GodLike Esports

  2. Team Celtz

  3. Marcos Gaming

  4. Entity Gaming

  5. Team iNSANE

  6. BLIND Esports

  7. RIVALRY Esports

  8. OR Esports

Group-D

  1. Skylightz Gaming

  2. Hyderabad Hydras

  3. Team INS

  4. Walkout

  5. 8bit

  6. Orangutan

  7. Team Mayhem

  8. Team TRP

Only 16 teams will make it through to the final stage following the initial two weeks of the tournament. It will be interesting to see which teams make it through to the final stage.

THUG Invitational Season 5 - All Invited BGMI Teams

Format and Schedule

The invite-only online tournament will be taking place from 9th to 25th May. As the event is divided between a league stage and a final stage, this is how the entire schedule of the THUG Invitational Season 5 looks like.

  • 9th May - League Stage Day 1, 13:30 IST

  • 10th May - League Stage Day 2, 13:30 IST

  • 16th May - League Stage Day 3, 13:30 IST

  • 17th May - League Stage Day 4, 13:30 IST

  • 18th May- Finals Day 1, 12:30 IST

  • 23rd May - Finals Day 2, 12:30 IST

  • 24th May - Finals Day 3, 12:30 IST

  • 25th May - Finals Day 4, 12:30 IST

The league stage of the tournament will be following a round-robin format where two pre-decided groups get clubbed together and compete on a map. After the culmination of all six league stage days, the standings of every group will be accessed and the top four teams from each group will move on to the grand finals.

Across the three grand final days, the 16 qualified teams will participate in six matches every day and the overall standings at the end of 18 matches will decide the winner of this tournament.

THUG Invitational Season 5 - New Event Schedule

Results and Standings

League Stage Day 1, 9th May - 13:30 IST

  • Match 1: Group A + B | Erangel

  • Match 2: Group A + C | Miramar

  • Match 3: Group A + D | Erangel

  • Match 4: Group B + C | Miramar

  • Match 5: Group B + D | Erangel

  • Match 6: Group C + D | Miramar

League Stage Day 2, 10th May - 13:30 IST

  • Match 7: Group A + B | Miramar

  • Match 8: Group A + C | Erangel

  • Match 9: Group A + D | Miramar

  • Match 10: Group B + C | Erangel

  • Match 11: Group B + D | Miramar

  • Match 12: Group C + D | Erangel

League Stage Day 3, 16th May - 13:30 IST

  • Match 13: Group A + B | Erangel

  • Match 14: Group A + C | Miramar

  • Match 15: Group A + D | Erangel

  • Match 16: Group B + C | Miramar

  • Match 17: Group B + D | Erangel

  • Match 18: Group C + D | Miramar

League Stage Day 4, 17th May - 13:30 IST

  • Match 19: Group A + B | Miramar

  • Match 20: Group A + C | Erangel

  • Match 21: Group A + D | Miramar

  • Match 22: Group B + C | Erangel

  • Match 23: Group B + D | Miramar

  • Match 24: Group C + D | Erangel

League Stage - Overall Standing

The overall standing of the competing teams at the end of each day of the league stage is as follows:

League Stage - Top Fraggers

The overall top fraggers (top eight) at the end of each day of the league stage are as follows:

League Stage - Top 16 Qualifying Teams

The following 16 teams have qualified through the league stage and will be competing in the grand finals,

  1. Chemin Esports

  2. OR Esports

  3. Mayhem

  4. Revenge Esports

  5. Enigma Gaming

  6. Team INS

  7. Orangutan Gaming

  8. Entity Gaming

  9. Team SouL

  10. Team XSpark

  11. Team XO

  12. 7Sea Esports

  13. GodLike Esports

  14. Reckoning Esports

  15. Global Esports

  16. Walkouts

Finals Day 1, 18th May - 12:30 IST

  • Match 1: Erangel

  • Match 2: Miramar

  • Match 3: Erangel

  • Match 4: Miramar

  • Match 5: Erangel

  • Match 6: Miramar

Finals Day 2, 23rd May - 12:30 IST

  • Match 7: Miramar

  • Match 8: Erangel

  • Match 9: Miramar

  • Match 10: Erangel

  • Match 11: Miramar

  • Match 12: Erangel

Finals Day 3, 24th May - 12:30 IST

  • Match 13: Erangel

  • Match 14: Miramar

  • Match 15: Erangel

  • Match 16: Miramar

  • Match 17: Erangel

  • Match 18: Miramar

Finals Day 4, 25th May - 12:30 IST

  • Match 19: Miramar

  • Match 20: Vikendi

  • Match 21: Erangel

  • Match 22: Vikendi

  • Match 23: Miramar

  • Match 24: Erangel

Finals - Overall Standing

The overall standing of the competing teams at the end of each day of the finals stage is as follows:

Finals - Top Fraggers

The overall top fraggers (top eight) at the end of each day of the league stage are as follows:

Global Esports are the champions of THUG Invitational Season 5 with a total score of 290 points. They secured the maximum number of finishes, a staggering 138 finishes in 24 matches, which averages to about almost six frags per match.

Prize Pool Distribution

Hosting the largest prize pool for the franchise event till date, THUG Invitational Season 5 is all set to feature a total prize pool of INR 8,00,000 which will be split only between the top four BGMI teams and the MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the tournament.

Viewership Rewards

This tournament also has a few rewards for the viewers which will be unlocked as certain viewership milestones are reached by the community collectively,

  • 50,000 concurrent viewers - 10 SouL Merchandise

  • 75,000 concurrent viewers - Gift cards worth inr 20,000

  • 100,000 concurrent viewers - 1 Iphone

  • 150,000 concurrent viewers - 1 Gaming laptop

  • 200,000 concurrent viewers - 3 Iphones

Livestream

The THUG Invitational Season 5 BGMI tournament is being exclusively livestreamed on Loco and AORUS India's official YouTube channel. Those interested can visit the streams by clicking the links above.


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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.


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