Four out of eight matches have been played in the IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational 2017. Team SoloMid is currently sitting on top of the leaderboard, closely followed by Method and against All authority.
There haven’t been many surprises among the results of the first day. The more games are being played the more the leaderboard develops towards the IEM Oakland PUBG Invitational 2017 Power Rankings that have been published prior the event.
No team has been able to show real dominance even though Cloud9 managed to pull an impressive 17 kills chicken dinner in the second game. This put them in first place after Digital Chaos managed to secure a victory in the first game of the day. While Method was able to obtain a huge chunk of points in the third game, against All authority sneaks into the top four without having won any of the four games. This once again shows their consistency as a team which turns out not only to be an online phenomenon. Meanwhile, it’s been a black day for PENTA Sports who ended up in the last place while they acted as one of the favorites before the tournament. Every team still has the chance to secure some of the $200,000 USD prize money and to take home the prestigious Intel Extreme Masters trophy.
Overall the first day of the two-day-long competitions went without any major issues. The difficulty of observing PLAYERUNKNOWN’s BATTLEGROUNDS is a known problem. Up to 65,000 viewers followed the tournament across the different channels on Twitch. This number is a lot smaller than the number of people that watched the Gamescom PUBG Invitational but that tournament has been stacked with influencers and personalities that drew a larger audience, rather than it has been a really competitive tournament.
The action will continue on November 19, 10:00 PM CET /04:00 PM EST / 01:00 PM PST over at Twitch.