The Team UK PNC Roster for the PUBG Nations Cup 2023 has been revealed, with one player change confirmed.
This year the PUBG Nations Cup returns to Seoul, South Korea for the first time since 2019. The tournament takes place from September 15th to 17th, offering a prize pool of $300,000 plus additional crowdfunding contributions.
Spanning three days, PNC 2023 will feature a total of 18 matches, showcasing the skills of the participating teams.
Update: Team UK ended up finishing second, behind South Korea.
Team UK PNC Roster for 2023
Tthe UK’s entrants are:
- Alex ‘Vard’ Gouge – FUT Esports
- Christopher ‘Fexx’ Wheddon – FaZe Clan
- Joe ‘HoneyBadger’ Haylock – Dragon Tiger Beryl Showdown
- Luke ‘TeaBone’ Crafer – FUT Esports
- Coach: Justin ‘MiracU’ McNally
Returning for 2023 are the Team UK 2022 PNC champions who secured a 26-point lead at last year’s PUBG Nation’s Cup including Christopher ‘Fexx’ Wheddon, Luke ‘TeaBone’ Crafer, and, 2022 MVP, Alex ‘Vard’ Goug.
Joining them, and new to the team this year in the Team UK PNC Roster, is Joe ‘HoneyBadger’ Haylock, who has qualified based on his results at PUBG Americas Series 1 and the PGS 2 Americas Qualifiers. He replaces Michael ‘mykLe’ Wake.
The roster is also joined by returning coach Justin ‘MiracU’ McNally.
Last year’s PNC 2022 was held in Bangkok, Thailand, where Team UK was crowned Champions.
For 2023, the UK will defend its title against teams from Denmark, Germany, Türkiye, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, United States, Australia, India, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Korea.
There’s more info in this article: PUBG Nations Cup 2023 Teams, Date, Location & Prize Pool
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