Esports: Team Soul crowned BMPS Season 1 Champions
Team Soul notched up a total of 335 points with 5 chicken dinners in the Grand Finals to be crowned the champions.
The fan-favourite Team Soul clinched the inaugural Battlegrounds Mobile India Pro Series (BMPS) Season 1 title earlier today. Led by Sahil Jhakar aka Omega, Team Soul notched up a total of 335 points with 5 chicken dinners in the Grand Finals. to be crowned the champions.
Team Orange Rock (OR) Esports was a distant second with 250 points in the 24 matches, while Team Enigma Gaming rounded off the podium with 228 points. Global Esports missed out on the top three by a whisker as they finished with 227 points, closely followed by dark horses FS Esports at fifth with 223 points.
"This moment gives me a sense of accomplishment and honour that our team's diligence and commitment finally paid off. BMPS is a marquee event in the BGMI scenario, since it showcases all the titans of the Indian mobile battleroyale community. This tournament was our dream. It was a tough grind and finally winning it is a momentous achievement for all our team members. It's the whole team's love and dedication toward the sport and sheer hard work which resulted in us achieving the top spot in the Grand Finals. This is special, given the level of competition that we had to play to emerge as the champions. Team Soul is here now, the comeback is strong, and we can assure you it's just the beginning," said an elated Omega.
Team Soul dominated the finals right from the first day when they bagged two chicken dinners to go to the top of the table. They remained on the pole position throughout the four days and were assured of the title with one match to spare.
With victory already ensured, Soul substituted in veterans Mortal and Viper for the final match and went on to bag a 13-kill chicken dinner in the final match of BMPS Season 1.
"It was intense. Competing against seasoned esports players definitely made it more compulsive and our win more worthwhile. The team was well synced and we were determined to top the charts. Winning the inaugural edition of India's biggest esports event, BMPS, makes me feel proud of the team and I look forward to endeavouring more success. BGMI is our playground where we have invested a lot of time and energy with the sole aim to win. I believe with this title, we have taken a giant leap in reinstating Team Soul's place among the mobile gaming teams in India," Mortal said.
Harsh Paudwal aka Soul Goblin was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament. Goblin was named Player of the Day for three consecutive days in the final and finished with a total of 71 finishes in 24 matches.
Enigma Eggy was a distant second with 50 finishes, while Soul Akshat, OR Aditya and INS JokerOG followed with 40, 33 and 37 respectively.