PMGC 2021 concluded after 3 days of intense battles with Nova Esports successfully defending their Global Champions title. After an average day 1, Nova Esports managed to pick 100+ points on their second day of venture which concluded in their win and became the only team to score 200+ points i.e. a total of 22 points. Navi followed up on the 2nd position by most chicken dinners followed by Nigma Galaxy who went from 6th to 3rd position in the last game.
The Indian squad for PMGC 2021, GodLike Esports with SkyLightz Gaming’s Saumraj secured 13th position. The team didn’t have a great tournament and failed to perform as per the expectations. Although the Indian squad secured the last match’s chicken dinner, it shows the gap between the Global teams and Indian squads that 1.5 years of separation has created.
The PMGC 2021 finals prize pool was $3.5 Million and an overall prize pool of $6 Million. Each team got an amount of $30K i.e. around INR 22 Lakhs for participation apart from other prize money. Here’s the breakdown of prize money received by all the teams:
1st : Nova Esports - $1.53 Million i.e. around INR 11.4 Crores
2nd : NAVI - $600,000 i.e. around INR 4.7 Crores
3rd : Nigma Galaxy : $330,000 i.e. around INR 2.45 Crores
4th : S2G Esports : $150,000 i.e. around INR 1.35 Crores
5th : D’Xavier : $120,000 i.e. around INR 90 Lakhs
6th : Kaos Next Rüya : $90,000 i.e. around INR INR 67 Lakhs
7th : Stalwart Esports : $70,500 i.e. around INR 52.5 Lakhs
8th : Six Two Eight : $67,500 i.e. around INR 50 Lakhs
9th : Alpha7 Esports : $64,500 i.e. around INR 48 Lakhs
10th : The Infinity Esports : $61,500 i.e. around INR 46 Lakhs
11th : DAMWON Gaming : $60,000 i.e. around INR 45 Lakhs
12th : Team Secret : $60,000 i.e. around INR 45 Lakhs
13th : GodLike Esports : $57,000 i.e. around INR 42.5 Lakhs
14th : 4Rivals : $57,000 i.e. around INR 42.5 Lakhs
15th : Fenerbahçe Esports : $51,000 i.e. around INR 38 Lakhs
16th : Furious Gaming : $51,000 i.e. around INR 38 Lakhs
Apart from positioning prize money, the Finals MVP award was won by Nova Esports’ Order with a whooping 46 eliminations in 18 matches with an Kill per match ratio of 2.66. Order received a prize amount of $10,000 i.e. around INR 7.5 Lakhs.