An Ascendant Russian Team Lifts the Nations Cup Trophy at a Sold-Out Jangchung Arena

SEOUL, South Korea– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Team Russia persevered and fought their way to a thrilling triumph at the PUBG Nations Cup 2019 in front of a sold-out crowd gathered in Jangchung Arena. The PUBG Corporation hosted 16 select teams of the best professional players, all competing for a piece of the $ 500,000 prize pool. The three days of competition brought some speculative battle moments to the global stage.


The team of the South Korea team was in the final match of the tournament. South Korea's team had built early leads by garnering blistering 39 kills on Day One and 21 kills on Day Two of the competition for a commanding 26 overall point lead. Yet through it all, Team South Korea had yet to earn "Chicken Dinner" and points that would have been like with just one of those match victories could have spelled a different ending to their story.

Team Russia stayed consistent on Day Three, capturing a win in the third match and following that up with a nail-biting second place finish. The fifth and final match saw Russia's last and best chance to catch South Korea when Team South Korea's top player fell early. Team Russia pounced to notch just enough points to pass the leaders. The fifth match of Day Three team saw Germany fight bravely to win the last battle, but Russia's sustained effort ultimately won the war, and with the 2019 Nations Cup.

"PUBLIC GOVERNMENT OF THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP". "Ultimately, Russia said," said Jake Sin, Director of Central Esports for PUBG Corporation. "PUBLIC EXPLANATORY TESTS TO BE EXCELLENT TO THE END OF EXCITING SUMMER OF PUBG.

3 Phase, players and fans can now focus on the biggest event in competitive PUBG, the PUBG Global Championship 2019. Announced at PUBG Nations Cup, the PUBG Global Championship is a three-week event including a Group Stage on Nov. 8-10 and a Semifinal Stage on Nov. 15-17, both of which will be held in Los Angeles, CA. The competition will culminate at the Grand Finals on Nov. 23-24 in Oakland, CA. The event should provide a thrilling end to the 2019 season of PUBG Esports, as 32 teams as a competitor for $ 2,000,000 prize pool and the title of PUBG Global Champion.

For the latest information on PUBG Esports, please visit https://www.pubgesports.com/ and follow @pubgesports on Twitter.

About PUBG Corporation

PUBG Corporation, a member of the KRAFTON game union (former Bluehole Inc.), began as Bluehole Ginno Games, Inc. in 2009 and later renamed to PUBG Corporation in 2017. PUBG Corporation is the publisher and developer of the 2017 blockbuster battle video game, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), on multiple platforms. Since its release, PUBG has received worldwide acclaim, achieving seven Guinness World Records and winning multiple game awards worldwide.

Headquartered in Korea, PUBG Corporation has multiple operational offices globally across North America, Europe, Japan and China. With the goal of developing PUBG as a global franchise, product licensing, and company. For more information about PUBG, please visit www.pubg.com.

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