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NewHappy win PUBG Global Championship 2021 by 4 points

Published: 19/Dec/2021 22:31

by Andrew Amos

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The PUBG Global Championship 2021 was the game’s biggest event of the year, with over $2 million in prize money on offer. We’ve got all the information you need to know about the tournament, including streams, schedules, results, and the teams competing in South Korea.


  • NewHappy (159) edge out Heroic (155) to win the Championship
  • Third place also separated by 4 points
  • More than $2 million in prize money is on offer at PGC 2021

The PUBG Global Championship had become one of esports’ most premier events. With a massive prize pool on offer at the international event and five weeks of nearly non-stop action to determine the winner, it’s truly an epic test.

One team walked away with a minimum of $600,000 on December 19 ⁠— a handy little Christmas present.

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Here’s how you can relive the PUBG Global Championship 2021, with the full results.


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PUBG Global Championship 2021: stream

The PUBG Global Championship will be streamed live on the PUBG Twitch channel every game day. We have embedded the stream below for your convenience.

If you missed out on the day’s action, you can catch up with VODs on the official PUBG Esports YouTube channel.

PUBG Global Championship 2021: recap

NewHappy took home the 2021 PUBG Global Championship behind an impressive day 3. The team took home a huge win in match 12 securing first place and 18 kills. This wold help them build a 159 points and barely beat out second place.

It was a tight race but Heroic fell just four points shy of taking the top of the podium and the crown of champions. Unforteanly, the team couldn’t get anything going their way. They started the final day with a 17 kill second place but that was the last good game the squad put together.

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PUBG Global Championship 2021: final placements

Placement Team Prize Money (USD)
1 NewHappy $1,302,078
2 Heroic $629,243
3 Virtus.Pro $325,317
4 TSM $260,334
5 Danawa e-sports $145,303
6 Petrichor Road $125,929
7 Global Esports Xsset $115,031
8 Team Liquid $104,133
9 ENCE $95,657
10 Gen.G $86,778
11 NAVI $80,320
12 KPI Gaming $75,880
13 GHIBLI Esports $71,440
14 FURY $69,422
15 KaiXin Esports $67,404
16 Spacestation Gaming $64,982
17 GNL ESPORTS $32,693
18 Oath Gaming
19 Multi Circle Gaming
20 Dignitas
21 MaD Clan $28,253
22 Buriram United Esports
23 BBL Esports
24 17 Gaming
25 Attack All Around $21,795
26 ENTER FORCE.36
27 FaZe Clan
28 Soniqs
29 GameHome Esports
30 Team Unique
31 ArkAngel Predator
32 BN United

PUBG Global Championship 2021: schedule & results

Rank Decision Matches: November 19-21

Group Draw

Group A Group B Group C Group D
FURY Attack All Around GNL ESPORTS Global Esports Xsset
Virtus.pro FaZe Clan Natus Vincere Oath Gaming
Buriram United Esports KaiXin Esports MaD Clan ENTER FORCE.36
Heroic NewHappy ENCE Soniqs
BBL Esports Spacestation Dignitas Multi Circle Gaming
Team Liquid Gen.G Petrichor Road TSM
GHIBLI Esports Team Unique KPI Gaming GameHome Esports
ArkAngel Predator Danawa e-sports BN United 17 Gaming

Day 1: November 19

Winner determined by placement. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
A vs B Round 1 NewHappy (11) Gen.G (6) Team Liquid (6)
A vs B Round 2 Gen.G (7) FURY (8) ArkAngel Predator (7)
A vs B Round 3 BBL Esports (12) Attack All Around (5) NewHappy (7)
A vs B Round 4 Team Liquid (12) FURY (3) NewHappy (8)
A vs B Round 5 FaZe Clan (13) Virtus.pro (13) Gen.G (7)
A vs B Round 6 Gen.G (15) Spacestation (6) Virtus.pro (9)
C vs D Round 1 Oath Gaming (6) BN United (5) ENCE (5)
C vs D Round 2 MaD Clan (12) NAVI (10) GNL ESPORTS (6)
C vs D Round 3 TSM (9) GameHome Esports (7) ENCE (5)
C vs D Round 4 NAVI (9) Multi Circle Gaming (6) Oath Gaming (9)
C vs D Round 5 Petrichor Road (14) ENCE (2) KPI Gaming (0)
C vs D Round 6 ENTER FORCE.36 (6) BN United (2) ENCE (6)

Day 2: November 20

Winner determined by placement. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
B vs D Round 1 Soniqs (10) TSM (3) Team Unique (8)
B vs D Round 2 NewHappy (7) Multi Circle Gaming (9) Oath Gaming (6)
B vs D Round 3 Danawa e-sports (13) TSM (11) Team Unique (4)
B vs D Round 4 Gen.G (7) Oath Gaming (9) NewHappy (8)
B vs D Round 5 Gen.G (8) Multi Circle Gaming (9) GameHome Esports (3)
B vs D Round 6 Danawa e-sports (10) FaZe Clan (7) Gen.G (4)
A vs C Round 1 GHIBLI Esports (10) Virtus.pro (8) Team Liquid (8)
A vs C Round 2 Buriram United Esports (8) GHIBLI Esports (7) Team Liquid (3)
A vs C Round 3 FURY (14) Team Liquid (5) Petrichor Road (8)
A vs C Round 4 Virtus.pro (11) ENCE (3) NAVI (8)
A vs C Round 5 GHIBLI Esports (12) ENCE (8) FURY (8)
A vs C Round 6 ENCE (9) BN United (10) FURY (2)

Day 3: November 21

Winner determined by placement. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
A vs D Round 1 GHIBLI Esports (9) FURY (6) Oath Gaming (7)
A vs D Round 2 TSM (7) 17 Esports (10) Virtus.pro (6)
A vs D Round 3 FURY (7) Virtus.pro (14) 17 Esports (2)
A vs D Round 4 17 Esports (12) BBL Esports (2) ArkAngel Predator (1)
A vs D Round 5 Buriram United Esports (12) GameHome Esports (4) Global Esports Xsset (4)
A vs D Round 6 Oath Gaming (6) ENTER FORCE.36 (6) Team Liquid (11)
B vs C Round 1 ENCE (13) FaZe Clan (3) Gen.G (3)
B vs C Round 2 MaD Clan (8) NewHappy (17) Gen.G (4)
B vs C Round 3 ENCE (10) BN United (1) KPI Gaming (5)
B vs C Round 4 FaZe Clan (13) ENCE (9) Danawa e-sports (6)
B vs C Round 5 KaiXin Esports (6) GNL ESPORTS (5) Gen.G (3)
B vs C Round 6 ENCE (9) Team Unique (6) NewHappy (6)

Week 1: November 23-29

Weekly Survival: November 23-25

Winners qualify for Weekly Finals. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 Multi Circle Gaming (6) Team Liquid (6) Oath Gaming (6)
Match 2 Gen.G (8) Virtus.pro (1) BN United (10)
Match 3 FURY (8) GHIBLI Esports (9) NewHappy (4)
Match 4 Oath Gaming (19) Danawa e-sports (7) TSM (3)
Match 5 TSM (8) KPI Gaming (4) GHIBLI Esports (3)
Match 6 Virtus.pro (10) NewHappy (6) MaD Clan (9)
Match 7 Danawa e-sports (8) ENCE (6) KPI Gaming (8)
Match 8 GHIBLI Esports (16) ENCE (3) NewHappy (7)
Match 9 17 Esports (10) NAVI (9) FaZe Clan (10)
Match 10 GNL ESPORTS (8) MaD Clan (9) Petrichor Road (8)
Match 11 Team Liquid (4) NewHappy (8) NAVI (7)
Match 12 Heroic (11) FaZe Clan (6) BBL Esports (8)
Match 13 ENCE (9) FaZe Clan (3) KaiXin Esports (0)
Match 14 KPI Gaming (7) Petrichor Road (19) MaD Clan (4)
Match 15 Spacestation (9) New Happy (10) Attack All Around (9)
Match 16 Buriram United Esports (15) BN United (7) Soniqs (2)

Weekly Finals: November 27-28

Overall winner qualifies for Grand Final. Kills in brackets.

  • Winner: KPI Esports (108 points)
Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 GHIBLI Esports (6) Oath Gaming (11) FURY (6)
Match 2 ENCE (4) GHIBLI Esports (8) TSM (5)
Match 3 Oath Gaming (7) Danawa e-sports (9) KPI Gaming (13)
Match 4 Spacestation (12) Team Liquid (7) 17 Esports (3)
Match 5 Heroic (10) FURY (5) GNL ESPORTS (9)
Match 6 Team Liquid (11) GHIBLI Esports (9) Multi Circle Gaming (6)
Match 7 GHIBLI Esports (11) 17 Gaming (7) Oath Gaming (11)
Match 8 KPI Gaming (9) Spacestation Gaming (8) Team Liquid (9)
Match 9 Virtus.pro (7) ENCE (9) KPI Gaming (6)
Match 10 Gen.G Esports (13) Oath Gaming (2) Virtus.pro (7)

Bottom 16: November 29

Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 GameHome Esports (9) Team Unique (6) Attack All Around (8)
Match 2 Dignitas (12) NAVI (3) Petrichor Road (5)
Match 3 BBL Esports (6) NewHappy (14) MaD Clan (8)
Match 4 BBL Esports (16) GameHome Esports (2) Dignitas (6)
Match 5 Soniqs (8) Global Esports Xsset (11) BBL Esports (9)
Match 6 KaiXin Esports (9) Soniqs (9) ArkAngel Predator (3)

Week 2: November 30-December 6

Weekly Survival (November 30-December 2)

Winners qualify for Weekly Finals. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 Multi Circle Gaming (11) FURY (8) Danawa e-sports (6)
Match 2 GNL ESPORTS (14) Spacestation Gaming (11) GHIBLI Esports (3)
Match 3 Buriram United Esports (7) FURY (4) Virtus.pro (8)
Match 4 BBL Esports (15) NewHappy (9) TSM (8)
Match 5 ENCE (8) KPI Gaming (4) Danawa e-sports (14)
Match 6 Danawa e-sports (8) TSM (11) Virtus.pro (8)
Match 7 Heroic (12) 17 Esports (8) Dignitas (9)
Match 8 Dignitas (10) Soniqs (2) KPI Gaming (11)
Match 9 NAVI (16) FURY (8) Gen.G (1)
Match 10 Spacestation Gaming (8) Soniqs (9) GameHome Esports (4)
Match 11 Virtus.pro (7) Soniqs (8) Oath Gaming (2)
Match 12 Team Liquid (14) Soniqs (2) Petrichor Road (16)
Match 13 Global Esports Xsset (20) GHIBLI Esports (8) FURY (13)
Match 14 Petrichor Road (14) NewHappy (3) Oath Gaming (4)
Match 15 MaD Clan (6) KPI Gaming (10) Gen.G (5)
Match 16 NewHappy (11) KPI Gaming (9) FaZe Clan (7)

Weekly Finals (December 4-5)

Overall winner qualifies for Grand Final. Kills in brackets.

  • Winner: Team Liquid (81 points)
Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 Multi Circle Gaming (11) GNL ESPORTS (13) BBL Esports (7)
Match 2 BBL Esports (7) NAVI (8) Team Liquid (11)
Match 3 Team Liquid (10) Virtus.pro (8) Global Esports XSSET (16)
Match 4 ENCE (7) NewHappy (16) Multi Circle Gaming (0)
Match 5 MaD Clan (13) Danawa e-sports (5) BBL Esports (8)
Match 6 Multi Circle Gaming (8) Virtus.pro (10) Petrichor Road (6)
Match 7 ENCE (7) Virtus.pro (11) BBL Esports (3)
Match 8 NewHappy (11) Buriram United Esports (9) NAVI (10)
Match 9 Team Liquid (10) GNL ESPORTS (7) Multi Circle Gaming (2)
Match 10 Petrichor Road (11) Buriram United Esports (3) Spacestation Gaming (13)

Bottom 16 (December 6)

Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 GameHome Esports (8) FaZe Clan (10) GHIBLI Esports (10)
Match 2 17 Esports (1) FaZe Clan (18) Oath Gaming (2)
Match 3 17 Esports (11) Gen.G (11) Oath Gaming (7)
Match 4 TSM (11) Attack All Around (4) 17 Esports (7)
Match 5 FaZe Clan (8) GHIBLI Esports (7) BN United (4)
Match 6 KaiXin Esports (3) 17 Esports (22) ENTER FORCE.36 (4)

Week 3: December 7-16

Weekly Survival (December 7-9)

Winners qualify for Weekly Finals. Kills in brackets.

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Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 NAVI (8) Heroic (10) Dignitas (2)
Match 2 Team Liquid (6) Virtus.pro (9) 17 Esports (5)
Match 3 Heroic (8) 17 Esports (6) Virtus.pro (6)
Match 4 Danawa e-sports (17) FaZe Clan (13) Virtus.pro (1)
Match 5 NewHappy (16) Multi Circle Gaming (8) GHIBLI Esports (4)
Match 6 Virtus.pro (11) Spacestation Gaming (8) ENCE (7)
Match 7 GHIBLI Esports (10) Buriram United Esports (1) TSM (6)
Match 8 Dignitas (15) FaZe Clan (8) FURY (2)
Match 9 FURY (18) Soniqs (2) Buriram United Esports (3)
Match 10 MaD Clan (5) ENCE (13) Multi Circle Gaming (0)
Match 11 Oath Gaming (8) Petrichor Road (5) BBL Esports (5)
Match 12 KaiXin Esports (5) Buriram United Esports (8) Soniqs (3)
Match 13 ENTER FORCE.36 (5) Gen.G (10) FaZe Clan (6)
Match 14 Attack All Around (10) Global Esports Xsset (10) 17 Gaming (4)
Match 15 Global Esports Xsset (9) Gen.G (11) KPI Gaming (8)
Match 16 Gen.G (14) ENCE (5) TSM (2)

Weekly Finals (December 11-12)

  • Winner: Gen.G (119 points)

Overall winner qualifies for Grand Final. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 NAVI (12) Gen.G (11) ENTER FORCE.36 (5)
Match 2 Gen.G (11) FURY (1) Dignitas (5)
Match 3 NAVI (10) Team Liquid (5) FURY (12)
Match 4 Heroic (14) GHIBLI Esports (6) Danawa e-sports (11)
Match 5 NewHappy (7) Danawa e-sports (7) Gen.G (2)
Match 6 NewHappy (5) Oath Gaming (5) Heroic (2)
Match 7 Gen.G (12) NewHappy (5) Virtus.pro (6)
Match 8 Global Esports XSSET (14) Dignitas (4) MaD Clan (6)
Match 9 Dignitas (11) NAVI (4) NewHappy (6)
Match 10 Gen.G (10) Global Esports XSSET (4) GHIBLI Esports (4)

Grand Survival (December 16)

Winners qualify for Grand Final. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 FURY (6) TSM (7) Soniqs (7)
Match 2 TSM (14) Petrichor Road (8) 17 Esports (6)
Match 3 KaiXin Esports (9) 17 Esports (6) Buriram United Esports (7)
Match 4 Petrichor Road (15) Soniqs (4) Team Unique (7)

Grand Final: December 17-19

Winner decided by most points at end of 15 matches. Kills in brackets.

Match Winner Runner-Up Third
Match 1 Petrichor Road (6) Team Liquid (10) Heroic (12)
Match 2 NewHappy (9) Danawa e-sports (8) NAVI (4)
Match 3 Virtus.pro (12) ENCE (2) GHIBLI Esports (2)
Match 4 ENCE (7) Global Esports XSSET (8) Heroic (13)
Match 5 Heroic (14) Team Liquid (10) Danawa e-sports (4)
Match 6 NewHappy  (9) Virtus.pro (4) TSM (2)
Match 7 Global Esports XSSET (8) Heroic (6) FURY (9)
Match 8 Gen.G (5) TSM (9) Team Liquid (3)
Match 9 Heroic (9) TSM (5) NewHappy (3)
Match 10 NewHappy (6) Danawa e-sports (9) TSM (5)
Match 11 TSM (11) Heroic (9) Global Esports XSSET (2)
Match 12 NewHappy (18) Danawa e-sports (6) KaiXin Esports (1)
Match 13 Virtus.Pro (10) Gen.G (9) ENCE (5)
Match 14 KaiXin Esports (10) NewHappy (8) ENCE (2)
Match 15 ENCE (6) Virtus.Pro (7) Global Esports XSSET (10)

PUBG Global Championship 2021: teams

32 teams from across the world are converging in Korea for the PUBG Global Championship 2021. PGI.S champions Soniqs are here to defend their international crown, with a strong contingent of squads from Europe, Asia, the Americas, and APAC here to stop them.

PGC 2019 champions Gen.G have a new-look roster from the squad that took home the big event two years ago, while Virtus.pro are flying the flag high for Europe after dominant PCS4 and PCS5 campaigns.

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You can find the full list of squads below.

Team Region Players
Virtus.pro Europe spyrro, BatulinS, Perfect1ks, Lu, ubah
FaZe Clan Europe Aitzy, Gustav, Fuzzface, Fexx, Wookiebookie
Natus Vincere Europe Qwizzy, Mellman, xmpl, alya, HIBAKO
Team Liquid Europe ibiza, clib, Jeemzz, mxey, vard
Team Unique Europe Faultlessly, ADOUZ1E, fate, DaNt3-, Kemba7
Heroic Europe Beami, Pag3, curexi, TeaBone, Nowikk
ENCE Europe Tiikzu, D1gg3r1, SKUIJKE, Rustanmar, SENTEX
BBL Esports Europe Mitraleius, CodeMarco, Smash, mert, SIXMO
Gen.G Asia Esther, Pio, Inonix, Asura
NewHappy Asia HSmm, MMing, ZpYan1, Nannnnn
ENTER FORCE.36 Asia Starlord, indigo, amonot, Pureboy, Sylphia
Global Esports Xsset Asia ZhenNan, Savior, YanLi, Lokslok, SR
Petrichor Road Asia Aixleft, Myl, Mamu, mingz1, Grayyyyyy
Multi Circle Gaming Asia Tanki995, EviLLee, Summer, LingDuuuuuu, Hang2y
Danawa e-sports Asia seoul, Salute, YJ, Rex, LeClo
17 Gaming Asia LilGhost, Xbei, SuJiu, shou
GHIBLI Esports Asia Lambu, Adder, Spear, Renba
MaD Clan Asia DAEVA, Lash, EEND, 2tap
GNL ESPORTS Asia Corn, heaven, ZEAREM, Tosi, Americano
KaiXin Esports Asia Cobra, YUPPIE, Lanren, Yuren, AzEeeeee
Buriram United Esports APAC Noardra, Godmiao, Eaddy, Conaxy, Julio
Bao Nam United APAC SimonT, GodAcee, YoungBii, Zest, DrLoji
Attack All Around APAC Jayers, Glooms, Gems, J4nku2of, Nent
GameHome Esports APAC d1sgusting, Sylphyy, 3007, McMoo
ArkAngel Predator APAC MADDOG, CeeJay18, AljnBOTz, Kalbs
FURY APAC Insight, Fludd, Ykikamucow, Ronon, SSuspekT
Oath Gaming Americas Snakers, Relo, Balefrost, Kickstart
KPI Gaming Americas Capitanbooblo, Em1hh, SzylzEN, Dr4FTk1NG, Ps1co
Susquehanna Soniqs Americas hwinn, Shrimzy, TGLTN, M1me, Waldoe
TSM Americas aLOW, PurdyKurty, Pentalol, luke12, Adam
Dignitas Americas Sparkingg, HoneyBadget, Shinboi, Poonage, GretaTheGoat
Spacestation Gaming Americas Keenan, Roth, Sharpshot, oldless, Nicoos