MSU’s eSports team wins PMCC 2020, scores RM20,000 prize

MSU Kuda Esports wins RM20,000 at inter-college PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds contest, qualifies for National championship. — PUBG Corporation

Collegiate eSports team MSU Kuda Esports bagged a cool RM20,000 with their win at the PUBG Mobile Campus Championship (PMCC) 2020.

The team, comprising Management & Science University students, beat out 813 teams from 320 universities and colleges to take the top spot at the Grand Finals, which ran last weekend.

“We wish MSU Kuda Esports a hearty congratulations on their epic win. Overall, we are definitely delighted by the quality of action displayed throughout PMCC 2020,” said Yoodo head Chow Tuck Mun.

Yoodo, which sponsored the championship, announced the team also secured a place to compete in the upcoming PUBG Mobile National Championship (PMNC) 2021.

The-Five Esports from University Kuala Lumpur’s Malaysia Institute of Aviation Technology came in second place, followed by Tridon from Universiti Teknologi MARA Pasir Gudang.

The teams took home RM10,000 and RM6,000 in prize money respectively.

Player Juno from Universiti Tekonologi MARA Kota Kinabalu’s team, Fizrix, was crowned “Campus Solo King” for coming tops in the Solo King tournament, held during day two of the Grand Finals.

PMCC 2020 was a tournament based on battle royale game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and organised specifically for students in local universities and colleges, and offered a total prize pool of RM60,000 along with a slot for PMNC in 2021.

A total of 3,252 players in 813 teams from 320 universities and colleges registered for PMCC 2020 and took part in the qualification rounds, which then whittled the competition down to only 20 teams for the Grand Finals.

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