Gamescom Invitational 2017

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Gamescom Invitational 2017 was the 3rd official event/tournament (but the 1st LAN event) in BATTLEGROUNDS presented by Bluehole and ESL.

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About:

What is the Gamescom Invitational?

80 of some of the game’s best players, online influencers and people in attendance at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany will take place in a variety of competitive modes in the game’s first-ever LAN event. The tournament will run from August 23 to August 26, with $350,000 USD filling up the prize pool. The tournament itself will last four days and will include gameplay modes such as Solo Mode, Duo Mode, Duo First-Person Perspective and Squad Mode. After three matches, the best overall scores will determine the winners of each type.

How were the influencers chosen?

"There were players who were picked based on their skills and some were picked because of their contribution to our community." [1]

Where can this event be seen?

Coverage of the tournament will go live on Twitch, Facebook, YouTube, Mixer, Panda Tv and Twitter at 4 p.m. CEST, meaning it will begin at 10 a.m. EDT each day.

When was the Invitational?

August 23 – 26, 2017 in Cologne, Germany in the ESL Arena Gamescom Hall 9.

What's the schedule?

August 23rd, 2017
11:00am – 3:40pm: Community Qualifier for Duo TPP Event
4:00pm – 8:00pm: Solo TPP Invitational Event (Total prize pool of $46,000 USD)
August 24, 2017
11:00am – 3:40pm: Community Qualifier for Duo FPP Event
4:00 – 8:00pm: Duo TPP Invitational Event (Total prize pool of $62,000 USD)
August 25, 2017
9:00am – 2:30pm: Free to Play and Community Games
4:00pm – 8:00pm: Duo FPP Invitational Event (Total prize pool of $62,000)
August 26, 2017
9:00am – 2:30pm: Free to Play and Community Games
4:00pm – 8:00pm: Squad TPP Invitational Main Event (Total prize pool of $180,000)

Register for event?

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Q: Where do I sign up?

A: Head to; https://play.eslgaming.com/playerunknownsbattlegrounds/europe/pubg/open/gamescom-invitational-2017-registration/ sign in and create a team.

Q: I made a team, but my teammate cannot join the roster to register.

A: The maximum roster size to sign up only supports up to 2 people. Please make sure your teammate is logged in and your roster size did not reach the limit.

Q: I cant sign up with a team, but we have enough people.

A: You may only have 2 players on your roster, more may result in the inability to register.

Q: When does the rating requirement take effect?

A: We will look at the rating and standings after the registration deadline at 18th August.

Q: How old do I have to be to participate?

A: Due to the USK18 rating you need to be at least 18 years old to participate.

Q: How do I register for the FPP and TPP tournament?

A: By default this registration confirms TPP. Upon approval of meeting minimum requirements, an ESL admin will reach out individually for FPP which takes place the following day. 

Tournament rules

Allowed -

  • Content creators can livestream from their own game station/booth.

Not allowed -

  • All PC's are on 'Textures - High' & 'Foliage - Medium' settings, players/contestants can not change them.
  • Crouch jumping is allowed, but players can not double keybind. For example, they have to use 1 keybind (Space-bar or whatever they normally like) to jump out of a window instead of double keybinding (Shift + Space bar) to jump out of a window faster.
  • Players can not have any stream open nor stream chat.

Note: These aren't all the rules.

Promo video:

Links:

  • VOD's -
Day 1: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/169178484
Day 2: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/169425762
Day 3: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/169676586
Day 4: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/169941147

Ranking system?

Kills:

  • Solo

- 5 points per kill

  • Duo

- Individual score, a player gets 4 points per kill.

  • Squad

- Individual score, a player gets 4 points per kill.

Placements:

  • 1st place win: 500 points
  • 2nd place: 360
  • 3rd place: 290

Money distributed?

Day 1:

- Total prize pool of $46,000 [2]

  • 1st place: $15,000
  • 2nd place: $10,000
  • 3rd place: N/A
  • 4th place: N/A

Day 2:

- Total prize pool of $62,000

  • 1st place: $30,000 ($15k per player)
  • 2nd place: $20,000 ($10k per player)
  • 3rd place: $8,000 ($4k per player)
  • 4th place: $4,000 ($2k per player)

Day 3:

- Total prize pool of $62,000

  • 1st place: $30,000 ($15k per player)
  • 2nd place: $20,000 ($10k per player)
  • 3rd place: $8,000 ($4k per player)
  • 4th place: $4,000 ($2k per player)

Day 4:

- Total prize pool of $180,000

  • 1st place: $80,000 ($20k per player)
  • 2nd place: $60,000 ($15k per player)
  • 3rd place: $30,000 ($7,500k per player)
  • 4th place: $10,000 ($2,500k per player)

Event:

Note: These aren't all the teams that are taking part in the Invitational, there are 368 teams in total but we can't get all of them since ESL isn't releasing this info.

Invited Team Name Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Player 3 Name Player 4 Name
Yes Team Liquid LiquidHayz LiquidScoom LiquidMOLNMAN LiquidOllywood
Yes Cloud9 C9sweaterr Crunchbruh Iam_chappie SOLIDFPS
Yes Luminosity Gaming Ninja_tb TheeJP2 DrasseLTv Chipzy
Yes Team Solomid TSMViss TSM_aimPR TSMSmaK TSM_Break
Yes 4entro Juankorea_ DinghisKhan EVERMORE YoonRoot
Yes The Atlantic Gang OshiSeven Serenity2517 Juliatvgames Sequisha
Yes DeToNator Spygea_jp Yamatonjp Avashaka Stylishnoob
Yes Mylta Motorsport WhiteyDude666 LostAiming Maihopawango Moondye7
Yes Pochinki Is My City Vikkstar123 MrMuselk StoneMountain64 StodehTV
Yes Never Lucky ForsenSC2 4ndypyro Djari328 Hotted89
Yes ChuckleNuts Curvyllama GassyMexican StevoTwitch KillyKapowski
Yes NEED LOOT Sterlingtoth Drift0r Kross ONE_shot_GURL
Yes Kung Fu Panda obang mu Tovelo 117
Yes Zero Latency Antitinkerbell iAmLucyMae JaredFPS Hunkstaban
Yes Noble Boom edakulous DaZFPS Interrogate
Yes Mythic adreN fl0m LeX anger
Yes Bosphorus Mithrain wtcNN ZeeooN Mirliva
Yes Tier 3 Gaming Cake ALFPLAYS_STREAM iLame_ru 0nuqtive
No Suisse my Baguette yukiiie THZ - -
No - outc1der Butz - -
No - Mazarini spajKK - -
No Copenhagen Flames Avngr PONYRIDEREn - -
No - Jimmur GICE - -
No - Zweback Nick28T NepentheZ Tobiias

1st Day - Solo TPP

Overview:

Standing Player Score Win Points Kill Points
1 Gold CT.png EVERMORE 790 770 20
2 Silver CT.png TSM_BreaK 700 620 80
3 Bronze CT.png LiquidHayz 655 620 35
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Match #1:

Standing Player Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png TSM_Break 555 500 55 11 kills
2 Silver CT.png LiquidHayz 375 360 15 3 kills
3 Bronze CT.png SHAKA 310 290 20 1 kill

Match #2:

Standing Player Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png EVERMORE 510 500 10 2 kills
2 Silver CT.png LiquidScoom 385 360 25 5 kills
3 Bronze CT.png TSM_Viss 295 290 5 1 kill

Match #3:

Standing Player Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png YoonRoot 520 500 20 4 kills
2 Silver CT.png Sequisha 385 360 25 5 kills
3 Bronze CT.png Ninja_tb 305 290 25 5 kills

2nd Day - Duo TPP

Note: Lead Community Manager 'Sammie' stated that there was a bug (which is now fixed) with the leaderboards. All the stats/matches were recorded, but they weren't shown properly on the leaderboard.

Take these stats with a grain of salt. There probably not 100% accurate.

Overview:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points
1 Gold CT.png Suisse my Baguette yukiiie THZ 822 790 32
2 Silver CT.png Cloud 9 Borg Sweaterr 802 730 72
3 Bronze CT.png Bosphorus Mithrain wtcNN 802 730 72
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Match #1:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Bosphorus Mithrain wtcNN 544 500 44 11 kills
2 Silver CT.png Cloud 9 Borg Sweaterr 392 360 32 -
3 Bronze CT.png Nobel edakulous Interrogate 302 290 12 -

Match #2:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Suisse my Baguette yukiiie THZ 520 500 20 5 kills
2 Silver CT.png - outc1der Butz 368 360 8 2 kills
3 Bronze CT.png 4entro Dinghiskhan YoonRoot 326 290 36 9 kills

Match #3:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Team Solomid TSMSmaK TSMViss 540 500 40 10 kills
2 Silver CT.png Luminosity Gaming Ninja_tb Chipzy 376 360 16 4 kills
3 Bronze CT.png DeToNator Yamatonjp Spygea_jp - 290 - -

Individual player ranking of both day 1 (Solo) and day 2 (Duo TPP):

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3rd Day - Duo FPP

Overview:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points
1 Gold CT.png Cloud9 SoildFPS Chappie 908 860 48
2 Silver CT.png Copenhagen Flames Avngr PONYRIDEREn 816 800 16
3 Bronze CT.png Never Lucky 4ndypyro ForsenSC2 736 680 56
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Match #1:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png - Mazarini spajKK 532 500 32 8 kills
2 Silver CT.png Tier 3 Gaming 0nuqtive ALFPLAYS 396 360 36 9 kills
3 Bronze CT.png Luminosity Gaming Ninja_tb Chipzy 318 290 28 7 kills

Match #2:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Cloud9 SoildFPS Chappie 516 500 16 4 kills
2 Silver CT.png Copenhagen Flames Avngr PONYRIDEREn 360 360 0 0 kills
3 Bronze CT.png - Jimmur GICE 302 290 12 3 kills

Match #3:

Standing Team Player 1 Name Player 2 Name Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Never Lucky 4ndypyro ForsenSC2 536 500 36 9 kills
2 Silver CT.png Copenhagen Flames Avngr PONYRIDEREn 372 360 12 3 kills
3 Bronze CT.png Team Liquid Scoom MOLNMAN 314 290 24 6 kills

Individual player ranking of day 1 (Solo), day 2 (Duo TPP) & day 3 (FPP):

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4th Day - Squad

Overview:

Standing Team Score Win Points Kill Points
1 Gold CT.png Luminosity Gaming 1,084 1,000 84
2 Silver CT.png Tier 3 Gaming 1,022 950 72
3 Bronze CT.png Noble 898 790 108
4 Team Liquid 736 700 36
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Match #1:

Standing Team Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Luminosity Gaming 552 500 52 13
2 Silver CT.png Tier 3 Gaming 392 360 32 8
3 Bronze CT.png Never Lucky 314 290 24 6
4 Team Solomid 298 290 8 2

Match #2:

Standing Team Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Tier 3 Gaming 540 500 40 10
2 Silver CT.png Luminosity Gaming 384 360 24 6
3 Bronze CT.png Team Liquid 298 290 8 2
4 Never Lucky 306 290 16 4

Match #3:

Standing Team Score Win Points Kill Points Total Kills
1 Gold CT.png Nobel 556 500 56 14
2 Silver CT.png Kung Fu Panda 408 360 48 12
3 Bronze CT.png Cloud 9 310 290 20 5
4 Mylta Motorsport 310 290 20 5

Gallery:

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