Scout Reveals: BGMI Teams Proposing New Rules for Third-Party Tournaments

Author: Kalyan Ganguli


Published at: 20 Mar 2024

1. Monday Off:

  • Teams suggest designating Mondays as off-days for tournament staff and participants to prioritize well-being and prevent burnout.

2. POV and Watchparty Streams:

  • Teams propose allowing POV and watch party streaming until the semifinals stage of the tournament to enhance viewer engagement and excitement.

3. Tournament Days and Prize Pool:

  • Recommended prize pool structures based on the duration of the tournament:

  • 5 Lakhs: 6 to 7 days (2 days for Quarters, 2 days for Semis, 3 days for Finals)

  • 10 to 15 Lakhs: 10 to 12 days (3 days for Quarters, 3 days for Semis, 4 days for Finals)

  • 20 to 25 Lakhs: 15 to 17 days (5 days for Quarters, 5 days for Semis, 5 days for Finals)

  • Ensures competitiveness while accommodating participant and organizer expectations.

4. Prize Pool Distribution Timeline:

  • Emphasizes completing prize pool distributions within 90 days of the tournament’s conclusion to uphold trust, transparency, and player/team well-being.

5. Matches per Day per TO:

  • Proposes that the quarters, semis, and finals consist of 5 matches per day, per organizer, allowing for a comprehensive and engaging finale while maintaining a reasonable schedule.

6. Tournament Timings:

  • Suggests tournaments run from 12 PM to 9 PM, inclusive of a lunch break for players, ensuring they have time for meals between matches.

These proposed rules by BGMI teams aim to enhance player well-being, viewer engagement, and tournament competitiveness. It remains to be seen how Tournament Organizers respond to these proposals and whether any further changes will be made to accommodate the evolving needs of the BGMI community.