The Free Fire World Series was scheduled to be held again this year, but due to COVID – 19, those plans were ditched. Instead, we shall have three concurrent series running this year, known as the Free Fire Continental Series. The Free Fire Asia series will be held for Asian teams, with 3 Indian teams having already qualified for the same.
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Simultaneously, we shall have the Free Fire EMEA for European, Middle East and African countries, as well as Free Fire Americas for Latin American countries and Brazil, which is one of the top – ranked nations in terms of number of Free Fire players. We hope that the World Series shall return in 2021. In the meantime, let us take a look at 3 of the best teams in the world at the World Series in 2019, and where they are now.
Illuminate finished third at the World Series in 2019 with 2020 points. They were the Champions of Thailand last year, which meant that they received direct entry to the grand competition. They won a prize of $ 40,000 at the competition. Their roster during the Championships consisted of :
- Mue – Tob
At the moment, only Ethan, Mue – Tob and Luffy are with the team. Justin has left, and D – Long has signed for Evo Esports, another top professional team based in Thailand. Qualifying for this year’s Championship seems difficult, as they finished fourth in Season 2 of the FreeFire Thailand league.
2) Sbornaya CHR
Sbornaya CHR is a Russian professional gaming. They finished second at the 2019 Free Fire World Series, winning $80,000 in the process. They have made immense progress as a team within a short span of time. On May 29, 2019, their team was formed with the following players:
As of October 2020, they finished 3rd in the Grand Finals of the FreeFire CIS league. As they are in the top 6, they have qualified for the playoffs of the Continental Series for FreeFire EMEA. Although succeeding this time would be significantly harder as they’re facing stronger competition, let us hope that they continue to rake in the glory and land the Championship.
Sport Club Corinthians Paulista ( abbreviated as SCCP ) is a Brazilian sports club based in Sao Paulo. The Esports division of this club has entered into a partnership with Immortals Gaming Club. As late as October 8, 2019, their team was formed with the following players:
CHEFEXL joined them as coach. Within a span of 5 weeks, they won the FreeFire Pro League Brazil Season 3 Regular Season, the Finals of the same tournament, and exactly a week after the Finals, were crowned champions of the FreeFire World Series, winning an incredible $200,000 ( approximately Rs 1.5 crores ). Nobru was also crowned as the ‘ Most Valuable Player ‘ of the tournament, netting $22,000 in the pprocess. A new member, JapaBKR has joined their team following the departure of 2 former players. Meanwhile, Corinthians have qualified for the Play – Ins of FreeFire Americas which will conclude on November 11 this year. Let us hope that they are crowned as back to back Champions.
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