The highly anticipated Upthrust Esports Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGMI) Challengers Showdown Grand Finals has kicked off, and Day 1 concluded with a stellar showcase of skill and strategy from seasoned squads and rising stars alike. The emerging team of Reckoning Esports stood out as the most consistent team, setting the stage for an intense competition in the days to come.

Reckoning Esports Secures Top Spot

Reckoning Esports, a relatively new but rapidly rising team, dominated the first day of the Grand Finals, claiming the top spot on the leaderboard. Their consistent performance across all matches earned them a total of 98 points, including an impressive 48 points from finishes and securing 3 chicken dinners. Viper, a standout player from Reckoning Esports, led the charge with 17 finishes, showcasing his exceptional skills and leading his team to victory.

Performance of Other Top Teams

While Reckoning Esports stole the spotlight, other seasoned teams also delivered commendable performances. Medal Esports, known for their strategic gameplay, secured second place with 51 points, including one chicken dinner. Their ability to maintain composure and fight through tough battles earned them 27 position points and 24 finish points.

Team 8Bit, another veteran team, showcased aggressive gameplay and secured third place with 44 points. They focused heavily on finishes, scoring 34 points from eliminations. Shubh “Mighty” from Team 8Bit was a key player, contributing significantly to their total with 14 finishes.

Godlike Esports and Entity Gaming, both well-known teams in the BGMI esports scene, tied for fourth place with 41 points each. Godlike Esports managed to secure one chicken dinner, while Entity Gaming’s consistent performance across matches kept them in the top five.

Mid-Table Performances

The mid-table was closely contested, with several teams fighting hard to stay in contention. Gujarat Tigers and Global Esports both ended Day 1 with 38 points. While Gujarat Tigers relied on a balanced approach, Global Esports showcased aggressive tactics, scoring 32 points from finishes. Harshit “Beast” Yadav from Global Esports was a standout performer with 12 finishes.

Revenant Esports rounded out the top eight with 29 points, 20 of which came from finishes. Their performance indicates potential for climbing higher in the rankings as the competition progresses.

Top Fraggers of Day 1

The first day of the Grand Finals highlighted several individual performances that played crucial roles in their teams’ standings. The top fraggers of Day 1 were:

  • Viper (Reckoning Esports) – 17 finishes
  • Kaif (Reckoning Esports) – 16 finishes
  • Shubh “Mighty” (Team 8Bit) – 14 finishes
  • Harshit “Beast” Yadav (Global Esports) – 12 finishes

These players’ exceptional skills and strategic plays significantly impacted their teams’ overall performance.

Points Table after Day 1

Here is the detailed points table after Day 1 of the Grand Finals:

3TEAM 8BIT06103444
9WSB GAMING0652227
11IQOO SOUL0691625
14TEAM XSPARK0611920
16THW ESPORTS0601212

Challenges for Lower-Ranked Teams

Teams like Team Tamilas, Team XSpark, Carnival Gaming, and iQOO Soul struggled on Day 1, finding themselves in the lower half of the points table. These teams now face the challenge of climbing the rankings in the remaining 12 matches to secure a spot in the top 5 and keep their championship hopes alive.


Day 1 of the Upthrust Esports BGMI Challengers Showdown Grand Finals has set a high bar with intense competition and standout performances. Reckoning Esports has established itself as a formidable contender, but with many matches left, the battle for the championship remains wide open. Fans can look forward to more thrilling action as the event progresses and teams fight to make their mark in BGMI esports history.

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