The first day of the Peacekeeper Elite League (PEL): Season 4, 2021 Grand Finals came to a close after 5 grueling matches. The mega-Chinese event is essential since it will award the most Championship points necessary for PMGC 2021 qualifying.
The top 15 teams from the regular season advanced to the Grand Finals. In addition, the event has a big prize pool of $14,400,000 ($2,255,485).
The Chosen becomes table-toppers after PEL Season 4 Finals day 1
The Chosen, aka TC, finished the first day on top of the leaderboards with 64 overall points and 28 frag points. Throughout the day, the squad played admirably, averaging just over 12 points each game and regularly placing in the top three.
Six to Eight, aka STE, had a fantastic day as well, finishing second with 59 overall points and 29 kill points. The squad struggled in the first two matches but rallied to win the final two matches of day one to secure second place.
All Gamers came in third place. Although the squad did not win any chicken dinners, a string of strong performances in the first three games enabled them to finish in the top three. The squad earned 48 points, 19 of which were elimination points.
Previously, following 5 weeks of intense activity in the regular season, the best 15 teams from a field of 20 qualified for the Grand Finals. Team Weibo had won the regular season, with Nova Esports coming in second and Titan Esports Club coming in third.
PEL 2021 Season 4 Finals Day 1 match summary
The opening game of the day took place in Miramar. Titan Esports Club won this match with a total of 8 frags. They were followed in second place by The Chosen, who had three frags. All Gamers finished third in the game, adding six kills to their total.
The chicken dinner was taken by 4 Angry Men (4 AM) and ShowTime in the second and third games, respectively, with 11 and 9 frags. The victory in the second match of the day lifted 4 AM to the top spot after Game-2, but the team plummeted to an eighth-place near the conclusion of the day due to a string of early eliminations. Nova Esports finished third in both of these matches, keeping them in contention for the top five positions.
Team STE won the fourth and fifth matches of the day. In these two encounters, the squad totaled 18 kills, propelling them to second place in the rankings. In the last game, the squad demonstrated their attacking skill by eliminating many teams, including Nova Esports and The Chosen, who appeared to be on their way to winning.