The first edition of the Pokémon Unite World Championship just concluded today. The New York-based Esports team, BLVKHVND has been crowned as the first-ever champions of Pokémon Unite World Championship 2022, which was the inaugural edition of the tournament. The event was held offline in London with the top 13 teams from around the world. Nouns Esports became the runners-up of the tournament.
BLVKHVND showed dominance throughout the Pokémon Unite World Championship 2022
BLVCKHVND came into this tournament as the North American regional champions. Previously, they also won the NA Regional Championship in 2022 in a dominating fashion. In this tournament, BLVKHVND was one of this season’s favourites. The team also lived up to the expectations of their fans and did not disappoint anyone. BLVKHVND won the World Championship with an undefeated run.
Thirteen teams were divided into four different groups. The group standings were as follows:
- 1st: T2
- 2nd: No Show
- 3rd: orangutan
- 4th: Revenant Esports
- 1st: Renaissance
- 2nd: Eternity
- 3rd: Secret Ship
- 1st: BLVKHVND
- 2nd: IClen
- 3rd: Apprentice Unleashed
- 1st: IX Gaming
- 2nd: Nouns Esports
- 3rd: Xis
The top two teams from each group proceeded to the playoffs stage.
The teams played the playoffs stage in a double elimination bracket. BLVKHVND defeated No Show in the Quarter-Finals with a score of 2-1 in a Best of 3 matches.
In the semi-finals, BLVKHVND faced IX Gaming and defeated the North American counterpart with a score of 2-0. Nouns Esports were the opponents of BLVKHVND in the Grand Final. BLVKHVND defeated Nouns Esports in the Grand Final with a dominating score of 3-0. Overlord became the player of the game in the final match.
BLVKHVND took home a fair share of the prize pool winning the Pokémon Unite World Championship 2022
The overall prize pool of the tournament was $5,00,000. BLVKHVND will be taking home $1,00,000 as the champions. At the same time, Nouns Esports will get $75,000 for being the runners-up. The overall prize pool distribution is given below:
|Place||Prize Pool (in $USD)||Teams|
That’s it for the Pokémon Unite World Championship 2022.
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