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Sardoche beats Rainn Wilson to win $100k PogChamps 3: final placements

Published: 1/Mar/2021 1:55 Updated: 1/Mar/2021 6:36

by Bill Cooney

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Some of the biggest names on the internet came together yet again to test their chess skills in the PogChamps 3 tournament, and we’ve got everything you need to know to catch up on all the action.

Chess definitely isn’t the first game most people think of when it comes to streamers like Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel or Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys, but those two, along with Mr Beast, and more were all going at it the PogChamps 3 tournament.

The field was split up into 4 groups all consisting of celebrities, influencers, and streamers. Along with pride, there was also $100,000 in prize money on the line as well. Here’s how the event unfolded.

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Pogchamps 3 players and groups

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Chess GM and streamer Hikaru was one of the hosts.

Each group consisted of four players each representing a different seed. Things started out in Group Play, before the Quarterfinals started on February 23 with the top three from each group advancing. The Grand Finals then took place on Sunday, February 28.

The full list of participants is down below, including streamers, YouTubers, and even a few celebrities like Rainn Wilson (AKA Dwight from The Office).

Seed Group A Group B Group C Group D
1 Sardoche xQc Rainn Wilson Ludwig
2 BenjyFishy Daniel Negreanu Logic MoistCr1tikal
3 Neeko Pokimane Tubbo MrBeast
4 Myth Rubius Michelle Khare CodeMiko

PogChamps 3 Final Standings & winnings

Like we mentioned earlier PogChamps 3 wrapped up with the Grand Finals on February 28. Below is the final standings for the event along with the prize pool breakdown.

Placement Competitor
1st Sardoche
2nd Rainn Wilson
Top 4 BenjyFishy
Top 4 Ludwig
Top 8 Daniel Negreanu
Top 8 Logic
Top 8 MoistCr1tikal
Top 8 xQc

Group Stage: 16 players, $8,000 prize pool.

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  • Each group stage winner (4 total) wins a $2,000 prize

Championship Bracket: 8 players, $60,000 prize pool

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  • Chess.com PogChamps Winner: $20,000
  • 2nd Place: $12,000
  • Semifinalist (2): $6,000
  • Quarterfinalist (4): $4,000

Consolation Bracket: 8 players, $32,000 prize pool 

  • 1st Place: $7,000
  • 2nd Place: $5,000
  • Semifinalist (2): $4,000
  • Quarterfinalist (4): $3,000