ESL PUBG Masters: Summer

Pair up with your friends and join us in the ESL PUBG Masters Qualifiers where you will battle for cash prizes and glory against the professional teams. Don't waste your chance and sign up now! 

Tournament format details

  • Qualifiers:
    • Sign ups limited to 512 teams
    • 256 teams will play their matches on Day 1 of the Open Qualifiers
    • TOP8 from each lobby on Day 1 advance to the Day 2 of the Open Qualifiers.
    • Day 2 starts with 128 teams. TOP8 from each lobby advance to Day 3 of the Open Qualifiers
    • Day 3 starts with 64 teams. Advancement to the Main Event is determined in the following way:
      • All teams from the 1st place from each lobby advance to the Upper Bracket
      • The best 3 teams from the 2nd place from each lobby advance to the Upper Bracket
      • The remaining 8 teams advance to Lower Bracket
    • The first 2 days of the Open Qualifiers have 6 matches (BO6, MMMEEE). The 3rd day has 8 matches (BO8, MMMMEEEE).
  • Upper Bracket:
    • Spots in the Upper Bracket are filled by:
      • 1 team who is a winner of ESL PUBG Masters: Spring
      • 1 team who is a winner of ESL PUBG Open: Summer
      • 7 invited teams
      • 7 teams from the Open Qualifiers
    • 1-day phase with 6 maps (BO6)
    • TOP8 teams advance to the Grand Finals
    • Remaining teams are moved to the Lower Bracket
  • Lower Bracket:
    • Spots in the Lower Bracket are filled by:
      • 8 teams from the Open Qualifiers
      • 8 teams from the Upper Bracket that didn’t advance to the Grand Finals
    • 2-days phase with 6 maps (BO6) per day (12 maps total)
    • TOP8 teams advance to the Grand Finals
  • Grand Finals: 
    • Spots in the Grand Finals are filled by:
      • 8 teams from the Upper Bracket
      • 8 teams from the Lower Bracket
    • 2-weekend series, each series consists of 2 days
    • 1st weekend with 6 maps (BO6) per day (12 maps total)
    • 2nd weekend with 6 maps (BO6) per day (12 maps total)
    • Wins/kills from the 1st weekend are not carried over to the 2nd weekend 
    • The prize pool is separated for each week. The overall prize will be distributed according to the prize pool ranking earned by all teams during both weekends. Special prizes do not count for the overall prize distribution.

During all phases of the tournament, Most Chicken (MC) is being used. To check the full description of the system, please check the rulebook.

Past Masters Tournaments

Prizing

Prize distribution in Grand Finals:

Week 1 Week 2
Place Reward Place Reward
medal_gold_3.png 1st $5,000 USD medal_gold_3.png 1st $7,000 USD
medal_silver_3.png 2nd  $3,500 USD medal_silver_3.png 2nd  $4,500 USD
medal_bronze_3.png 3rd $1,750 USD medal_bronze_3.png 3rd $2,500 USD
medal_grey.png 4th $750 USD medal_grey.png 4th $1,000 USD
medal_grey.png 5th $500 USD medal_grey.png 5th $750 USD
medal_grey.png 6th $500 USD medal_grey.png 6th $750 USD
medal_grey.png 7th $250 USD medal_grey.png 7th $500 USD
medal_grey.png 8th $250 USD medal_grey.png 8th $500 USD
Overall winner:
medal_gold_3.png 1st $10,000 USD

Additional prizes in Grand Finals:

Condition Reward
Most kills overall $2,500 USD

Most kills in one match in Grand Finals

$2,500 USD

Most chicken dinners on Erangel

$1,250 USD

Most chicken dinners on Miramar

$1,250 USD

Best stand-out team (voted by the talents committee)

$2,500 USD

Stats for the prize pool are only counted from the Main Event. Kills and chicken dinners in the phases leading up to the Grand Finals do not count towards the prize pool.