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PUBG PCS5 Americas Grand Final: Soniqs win Week 1

Published: 18/Sep/2021 15:00 Updated: 18/Sep/2021 16:43

by Jacob Hale

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The PUBG Continental Series brings together some of the very best PUBG teams across your continent, and you can tune in to the Series 5 Americas tournament to watch the very best teams compete for a whopping $250,000.

With open qualifiers complete, the PUBG Continental Series is bringing in aspiring players to face the top pros from around the world.

With up to 240 teams taking part in the open qualifiers, the event has truly been a grind for the top teams.

The Group Stage is over and the grand finals are set to take place across three weeks, with 16 of the best teams in North and Latin America going head-to-head for the lion’s share of the prize pool.

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PCS5 Americas finals: Stream & schedule

The group stage finished on August 26, leaving 16 teams remaining and ready to go to battle for the $250,000 prize pool. Now, the PCS5 grand finals are set to span across the following three weeks to crown a winner:Week 1: September 16-17

  • Week 2: September 23-24
  • Week 3: September 30-October 1

Matches start each day 4PM PT / 7PM ET.

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PUBG Continental Series 5: Americas results

Week 1 recap (September 16-17): Soniqs off to a solid start

PCS4 Americas champions Soniqs lived up to their billing of favorites as they picked up three victories, closely followed by Spacestation Gaming and Wildcard Gaming, with two wins apiece.

Winner determined by placement. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third Place
Match 1 Wildcard Gaming (16) Adapt (0) Spacestation (8)
Match 2 Soniqs (14) Spacestation (8) Three Hundred (4)
Match 3 Guadalajara Gascans (7) Oath Gaming (8) Dignitas (10)
Match 4 Soniqs (15) Oath Gaming (4) Three Hundred (4)
Match 5 Spacestation (2) FIUMBA (5) Adapt (3)
Match 6 Sistematicos Esports (11) eUnited (12) Dignitas (5)
Match 7 TSM (14) Black Tiger (1) Guadalajara Gascans (5)
Match 8 Wildcard Gaming (8) Soniqs (9) Oath Gaming (5)
Match 9 Soniqs (10) TSM (12) Three Hundred (2)
Match 10 FIUMBA (7) Oath Gaming (10) Black Tiger (6)
Match 11 Spacestation (7) Synergy Esports (9) Dignitas (2)
Match 12 Synergy Esports (7) Black Tiger (6) Sistematicos Esports (3)

PUBG Continental Series 5: Americas wins and standings

Placement Team Prize Money Wins Kills
1 Soniqs $17,000 3 93
2 Spacestation Gaming $12,000 2 45
3 Wildcard Gaming $8,500 2 41
4 TSM $7,000 1 78
5 Synergy Esports $5,000 1 39
6 Guadalajara Gascans $4,500 1 37
7 FIUMBA $3,500 1 35
8 Sistematicos Esports $2,500 1 23
9 Oath Gaming 0 0 52
10 eUnited 0 0 50
11 Trogloditas 0 0 46
12 Dignitas 0 0 40
13 Three Hundred 0 0 38
14 Young Kings 0 0 35
15 Black Tiger 0 0 32
16 Adapt 0 0 20

PUBG Continental Series 5: Americas format & prize pool

Thirty-six matches will be played across six days of tournament play, with match and series winners decided by the ‘Most Chicken’ rule. This rule means that the winner of the match is the team who wins the Chicken Dinner.

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Similarly, the winning team of the series will be determined by the number of Chicken Dinners won. The overall winner is the team with the most prize money earned across the three weeks.

Placement Team PGC Points Total prize money
1 TBD Global Champ. spot TBD
2 TBD 330 TBD
3 TBD 265 TBD
4 TBD 220 TBD
5 TBD 175 TBD
6 TBD 130 TBD
7 TBD 110 TBD
8 TBD 90 TBD
9 TBD 65 TBD
10 TBD TBD
11 TBD 50 TBD
12 TBD TBD
13 TBD 30 TBD
14 TBD TBD
15 TBD 20 TBD
16 TBD TBD

Here’s how the weekly prize and special awards are given out:

Weekly Prize (Week 1)
1st $17,000 5th $5,000
2nd $12,000 6th $4,500
3rd $8,500 7th $3,500
4th $7,000 8th $2,500
Weekly Prize (Week 2)
1st $20,000 5th $6,000
2nd $14,000 6th $5,000
3rd $10,000 7th $4,000
4th $8,000 8th $3,000
Weekly Prize (Week 3)
1st $29,000 5th $8,500
2nd $20,000 6th $7,000
3rd $14,500 7th $5,500
4th $11,000 8th $4,500

 

Special Awards
Insane Squad $5,000 TBD
Kill Leader $5,000 TBD
All PCS Team $2,500 each TBD
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PCS5 Grand final teams & format

The following teams all qualified for the grand final and will be hard at work preparing for the big tournament:

  • Susquehanna Soniqs (NA Group Stage)
  • Oath Gaming (NA Group Stage)
  • Wildcard Gaming (NA Group Stage)
  • Guadalajara Gascans (NA Group Stage)
  • Adapt XD (NA Group Stage)
  • eUnited (NA Group Stage)
  • FIUMBA (LATAM Group Stage)
  • Black Tiger (LATAM Group Stage)
  • Synergy Esports (LATAM Group Stage)
  • Trogloditas (LATAM Group Stage)
  • Young Kings (LATAM Group Stage)
  • Sistematicos Esports (LATAM Group Stage)
  • TSM (Last Chance Qualifier)
  • Dignitas (Last Chance Qualifier)
  • Spacestation Gaming (Last Chance Qualifier)
  • Three Hundred (Last Chance Qualifier)

Teams will play 36 matches across six days, earning prize money based on placements, kills, and squad performances. At the end of the three weeks of play, the team with the most prize money earned will be crowned PCS 5 Americas winners.

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