Four teams advanced to the second and final day of the Pokemon UNITE Asia Champions League on March 18, which included the top six teams. Marcos Gaming and Revenant, two Indian teams, did poorly and were ousted from the competition.
Two groups of three teams competed on the first day for four spots in the Playoffs, which will take place on Day 2, or March 19, in the first phase. Each of the three regional leagues, which each included five teams, was held in East Asia, India, and Southeast Asia.
Day 1: Pokemon UNITE Asia Champions League 2023
Twice, each team played the other teams in the group. In Group A, the Japanese superpower T2 was able to secure two victories, while the Indonesian team Rise Esports only achieved one victory against Marcos Gaming and a loss to T2.
The Indian squad Marcos Gaming, who came in second place in the regional qualifications, struggled on the international stage and was forced to settle for third place in their group today. Marcos Gaming had a difficult start to their first game against Rise Esports, losing in both rounds. The unit also performed below average against T2, which led to a 0-2 loss for them.
Group B’s top seed, Revenant Esports, played Team MYS in their opening round. The Malaysian squad got off to a fast start and destroyed the Indian team in both rounds. Revenant dropped the crucial game in their second match against the Taiwanese squad Hi5, nevertheless.
Qualified teams for Playoffs
- Team MYS
On Day 1, T2 had a miraculous run. On March 19, they’ll battle Team MYS. A single elimination bracket is used in this phase, which means the losing team will be eliminated from the competition. Hi5, who put on excellent performances today, will compete against Rise Esports in the Playoffs. The victors of the aforementioned matches will compete for the championship.