GIGABYTE Launches AORUS OPEN PUBG Tournament 2018 with $45K Prize Pool

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅25.07.2018 17:19:43

GIGABYTE AORUS launches the AORUS OPEN, GIGABYTE’s first official eSports tournament open to six regions worldwide. GIGABYTE is expecting more than a thousand teams to participate in the tournament which features a total prize pool of $45,000 USD. The tournament will commence this summer starting with the Player’s Unknown Battleground (PUBG) tournament that aims to promote the brand’s tagline “Team Up. Fight On!”. Winners from each region will be facing off at the grand finals to be held in France during the Paris Games Week. The AORUS OPEN is made possible in partnership with Intel.


The competition will be played in the most prevalent battle royal FPS game – PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) in duo FPP format that emphasizes both individual combat skills and teamwork. Regional qualifier round will commence this July wherein teams from China, USA, Germany, Taiwan, Korea and France battle it out to reach the grand finals.

Regional Online Qualifier

Online Qualifier: 31 Jul – 5 Aug, 2018
Registration: 23 – 29 July, 2018

Online Qualifier: 14 – 19 August, 2018
Registration: 6 -12 August, 2018

Online Qualifier: 4 – 9 September, 2018
Registration: 27 Aug – 2 Sep, 2018

Online Qualifier: 11 – 16 September, 2018
Registration: 3 – 9 September, 2018

Online Qualifier: 2 – 7 October, 2018
Registration: 10 - 16 September, 2018

For more information on the AORUS OPEN PUBG Tournament 2018, visit the AORUS OPEN official page at

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