Shroud, ninja to play $1mn PUBG charity event

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Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Guy “DrDisRespect” Beahm will take part in the $1,000,000 USD PUBG Charity Showdown match at the PUBG Global Invitational 2018.

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The Charity Showdown is all set to take place at the PUBG Global Invitational in Berlin where the best teams across the world are fighting for a $2,000,000 USD prize pool.

The Charity Showdown will take place in the middle of the four-day PUBG event. There will be 40 professional players matching up with 40 streamers, who will battle it out in a series of four squads matches on Erangel. Each team will consist of two streamers and two pros.

Prize Money

Top placing teams will evenly split the prize pool for their charities as follows:

  • 1st Place: $600,000 ($150,000 per player)
  • 2nd Place: $300,000 ($75,000 per player)
  • 3rd Place: $100,000 ($25,000 per player)

The charity event will begin on Friday, July 27, at 10 AM EST at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany. People who have tickets to the 2018 PGI event can watch the Charity Showdown at no additional cost.

Full details of the tournament, including how to watch all the action, can be found below, from the official PUBG website.

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