New Kings Crowned in the Globe PPGL Season 3 Grand Finals

The next generation of Filipino esports superstars

  • The Grand Finals of the Globe Philippine Pro Gaming League Season 3 took place at the Glorietta 2 Activity Center in Makati Philippines on November 17-18, 2018.
  • PBE|Doujin (Tekken 7), MaxBox Gaming (Arena of Valor), and TNC Pro Team (League of Legends), walked away with the championship titles for their respective games.
  • The competitors fought over the combined PHP 400,000 cash prize pool.

MANILA, Philippines, November 19, 2018
— The best teams and fighters across the Philippines met at the third season of Globe Philippine Pro Gaming League at the Glorietta 2 Activity Center for the exciting conclusion of the country’s biggest multi-platform esports league. The Finals event featured the league’s triumphant return to the place where it all began, a humble mall in Makati City, which also served as the battlegrounds for the Philippines budding esports stars.

MET, the number one esports event organizer in Asia, holds true to their ultimate goal of emboldening the Philippine esports industry by delivering yet another successful event for both the competitors and any one of the over 9,000 people that attended the exciting Grand Finals.

Grand Finals Results:

  • Champion: MaxBox Gaming – PHP 50,000
  • 2nd Place: BREN Esports – PHP 25,000
  • 3rd Place: Kimochiii – PHP 12,500
  • 4th Place: Eurasia Superfly - PHP 12,500

  • Champion: PBE|Doujin – PHP 45,000
  • 2nd Place: PBE|AK – PHP 20,000
  • 3rd Place: ELITE.Jules – PHP 12,000

  • Champion: TNC Pro Team - PHP 100,00
  • 2nd Place: Mineski – PHP 50,000
  • 3rd Place: Imperium Pro Team – PHP 25,000
  • 4th place: ISC – PHP 25,000

Rivalries between long-time competitors were reignited over the course of the live event. The Arena of Valor leg of the Grand Finals saw BREN Esports once again make their way to the Grand Finals matchup only to be halted by MaxBox Gaming in a thrilling 3-1 victory. BREN Esports are once again denied the grand champion title they have pined for since the first PPGL AOV Finals in March 2018. MaxBox Gaming walked away with the championship title and the PHP 50,000 grand prize.

The Tekken 7 Grand Finals saw the third consecutive meeting of rivals Alexandre “PBE|AK” Laverez & Andreij “PBE|Doujin” Albar for the Globe PPGL Season 3 Tekken 7 title. AK won their first two grand finals matchups in the first two season of the Globe PPGL, but Doujin was clearly determined to change the outcome of the latest season of the league. Doujin earned the advantage in his fight against AK by dominating the Winner’s bracket of the tournament. Their final match eventually ended with a 3-2 score in favor of PBE|Doujin, securing his first victory over AK at a PPGL grand final, earning him a well-deserved championship finish.

Mineski’s League of Legends squad returned to the Globe PPGL stage in the hopes of retaining their championship title in order to become back-to-back champions. They were matched up against a reinvigorated TNC Pro Team led by the veteran top laner Jaiby “JLC” Paglingayen. The grand finals matchup saw the clash between the country’s best mid laner in Mineski’s Eric “Exo” Gubatan and the best Filipino top laner, JLC. The series came down to the absolute limit as both teams forced a final game five to settle their scores. TNC ultimately came out victorious, crushing Mineski with a 3-2 victory to seize the Globe PPGL Season 3 League of Legends title.

The entire Grand Finals event featured exciting matches and rematches worthy of any amazing esports event. The crowning of the new kings in the Globe PPGL is a welcome sign that the next generations of esports stars are primed and ready to take their spot in the Philippine esports pantheon. Follow the official PPGL website and Facebook page for more information about the country’s biggest multi-platform esports league.