PUBG Europe League debut season is about to begin. Its first phase will start with 32 PEL Contenders teams fighting for survival, and the winning teams will have a chance to participate in an off-season tournament with PEL teams in Berlin. PEL Contenders will commence on February 21st and last for 4 weeks.
Second phase onwards, the teams who are successful will have a chance to be part of PEL – the top tier PUBG league in Europe.
The PEL Contenders will kick off with a group stage, with all 32 teams being seeded into 2 groups to play 48 matches. According to the results of the group stage, the teams will be divided as follows:
- • 1-8th places advances to the Finals
- • 9-10th places save a slot for the next PEL Contenders phase
- • 11th place reaches the second stage of PEL Contenders Promo
- • 12-13th places reach the first stage of PEL Contenders Promo
- • 14-16th places leave PEL Contenders
About PEL Contenders Promo
PEL Contenders Promo is a promotional tournament between the PEL Contenders and the PEL Open, in which the strongest PUBG teams will be able to advance to the upper division. The PEL Contenders Promo is divided into 2 stages with 16 teams in each stage. The first stage will gather 12 teams from the PEL Open and Wild Card, and 4 teams from the PEL Contenders’ group stage (teams placed 12th and 13th from each group). After 12 matches, eight winners will move further to the second stage where they will be joined by 2 more teams from the PEL Contenders’ group stage (placed 11th from each group) and 6 more teams from the PEL Open. Following the results of the second stage, 6 teams will advance to the next phase of the PEL Contenders, while the remaining teams will leave the tournament and will have to go through the PEL Open again.
About the PEL Open promotion
The teams that secure the 1st and 2nd places in each PEL Open sub-region will automatically advance to the next phase of the PEL Contenders. The rest of the teams will move on to the PEL Contenders Promo or Wild Card tournaments, depending on the region and the ranking.
Here’s the schedule of the first phase of the PEL Contenders:
- • February 21-24th – Group A
- • February 28th – March 3rd – Group B
- • March 7-10th – Groups A and B
- • March 13-17th – Finals
- • March 25-27th – the first stage of PEL Contenders Promo
- • 1-3rd April – the second stage of PEL Contenders Promo