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Media Alert: Gen.G Brings Home $400,000 Chicken Dinner Prize in World’s First PUBG Global Invitational

Team Razer athletes bag an additional $600,000 for the charity of their choice in Charity Showdown category

WHAT:

South Korea’s Gen.G Gold made history over the weekend in the world’s first PUBG Global Invitational 2018, winning the top prize in two out of three competition categories.

 

WHEN:

Hosted by the PUBG Corporation, the inaugural PUBG Global Invitational was held from 25 July to 29 July in Berlin, Germany. 20 top professional PUBG teams from around the world battled it out for a slice of the $2 million prize pool.

 

HOW:

In the Third-Person Perspective category, Gen.G beat 19 other teams from around the world to the top prize of USD400,000.

In the Charity Showdown category, two athletes from Gen.G, Simsn and EscA, teamed up with popular Korean streamers Evermore and JuanKorean to compete for prize money for the charities of their choice.

Even though the four have never trained together before the tournament, their individual skills matched up with unrivalled teamwork, besting 76 other players to secure an additional USD600,000 for charity.

 

WHO:

Gen.G Gold is a member of Team Razer, an elite group of esports professionals spanning 18 teams, 25 games, and 30 countries.

 Powered by high-performance Razer mice, keyboards, headsets, and other gear, Team Razer athletes dominate their competition in the world’s biggest and most demanding esports tournaments.

Gen.G Gold’s team roster at the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 were as follows:

 

Country South Korea
ID Chelator
Name Kim Min-ki (김민기)
Role Starter
Gear Razer BlackWidow Ultimate (Green Switch)

Razer Tiamat 2.0

Razer Goliathus Large

Country South Korea
ID Loki
Name Park Jung-young (박정영)
Role Starter
Gear Razer BlackWidow Ultimate (Green Switch)

Razer Lancehead

Razer Tiamat 2.0

Razer Goliathus Large

Country South Korea
ID EscA
Name Kim In-jae (김인재)
Role Starter
Gear Razer BlackWidow Ultimate (Green Switch)

Razer Tiamat 2.0

Razer Goliathus Large

Country South Korea
ID Simsn
Name Sim Young Hoon (심영훈)
Role Starter
Gear Razer BlackWidow Ultimate (Green Switch)

Razer Tiamat 2.0

Razer Goliathus Large

 

 

IMAGES:                https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8crl8w4xg48tdlf/AABD3QIPIXJv5hx-o6BvPAP-a?dl=0

 

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