The battlegrounds have been set ablaze as the BGIS 2023 The Grind progresses to its second round. After intense battles, 128 teams have emerged victorious from Round 1, and they now brace themselves for an even greater challenge in Round 2. Let’s delve into the triumphs and heartbreaks of the first phase and explore what awaits the teams in the upcoming rounds.

Round 1 Recap: Rising Above the Rest

The first phase of BGIS 2023 The Grind saw 256 invited teams lock horns in fierce competition. From July 20 to 30, they fought valiantly in 16 groups, each playing three matches to secure a place in the next stage. Half the contenders bowed out, while the other half soared through to Round 2. Among the notable teams advancing were Numen Gaming, Signify Esports, 7HABIT, Gladiators, and Medal Esports, showcasing their prowess in the virtual battleground.

Round 2: Battling for Glory

Set to unfold from August 3 to 13, the second round of The Grind promises to be a spectacle. The 128 qualified teams have been regrouped into eight sets of 16 teams each. Week 1 (August 3 to 6) and Week 2 (August 10 to 13) will witness intense daily battles within each group. The top 8 teams from each group will secure their coveted spots in the Grand Finals, making this round the ultimate test of skill and determination.

Star-Studded Lineups: The Battle of Titans

Round 2 is graced by the presence of numerous revered BGMI squads. Powerhouses like GodLike, Team Soul, Orangutan, and Entity Gaming will be vying for glory. Their outstanding performances in Round 1 have garnered immense fan support and made them the teams to beat in Round 2. However, several well-known squads, including 8Bit, True Rippers, and Celtz, faced disappointment as they couldn’t progress further.

The Road Ahead: Round 3 and the Mega Competition

As the dust settles on Round 2, the journey continues for the top 64 teams. These contenders will forge ahead to Round 3 of the BGIS main event, where they will battle fiercely for the ultimate title. For those ranking 33rd to 64th, another chance awaits in Round 2 of the mega competition. The stakes are high, and the battlefield awaits those who dare to claim greatness.

Witness the Epic Clashes: Catch the Action on Krafton India Esports’ YouTube Channel

Don’t miss the exhilarating battles of The Grind. Krafton India Esports’ YouTube channel will be your gateway to witnessing the drama, adrenaline-pumping moments, and breathtaking plays. Tune in to cheer for your favorite teams and witness the emergence of new esports legends.


BGIS 2023 The Grind has already seen breathtaking performances, heartwarming victories, and bitter defeats. As Round 2 commences, the anticipation and excitement grow exponentially. With fierce competition and star-studded lineups, the battlegrounds are set to witness unparalleled esports action. For the teams fortunate enough to progress, Round 3 awaits as the ultimate proving ground. Join the community in celebrating the spirit of esports and embracing the triumphs that lie ahead. The Grind continues, and the journey to glory has just begun.