Team ARKANGEL wins Predator PUBG Philippine Finals, takes home PHP120,000 in cash prizes

Team ARKANGEL defeated 15 other teams at the Predator League PUBG Philippine Finals held at the Glorietta Activity Center Palm Drive last January 26. The team takes home a PHP120,000 cash prizes and will represent the country at the Predator League Finals 2019 in Thailand on February 15-17, 2019 for a shot at the USD 400,000 pool prize.

Predator League PUBG Finals at Glorietta Activity Center

16 teams from all over the Philippines competed for the championship: Team No Future, MIRACULUM, TNC PRO TEAM, ARKANGEL, Anonymous Ilonggos, Nirvana, Vulture Gaming, Mistah, DPT, AdMiral, Ronin, 5peaks, Patriots, Vortex Farm, NCGC Vortex, Bosons.NimoTV.

After 12 action-packed rounds, the team with the highest score was ARKANGEL, who took home a check for PHP120,000. Meanwhile, 1st runner up Vortext Farm brought home PHP40,000, 2nd runner up NCGC Vortex PHP20,000, and Team No Future PHP20,000.

Predator League, one of the best eSports tournaments worldwide, included PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battledgrounds) on its second year. Predator has the most complete line of gaming devices, which the company showcased near the tournament area, including laptops, desktops, monitors, mice, headsets, and more.

Predator Triton 700

“Predator’s support for this tournament reinforces the brand’s commitment to the gaming industry in the Philippines and in the region. We are very happy to share the opportunity to show the world how exceptional our homegrown gamers are, not only in DOTA2 but also in PUBG,” said Sue Ong-Lim, Predator Philippines Sales and Marketing Director.

Cosplay artist and Predator ambassador Alodia Gosiengfiao on the “hot” seat.

The Predator Thronos gaming chair was also unveiled at the end of the tournament. Read about it here.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.