Today, on August 31, the first round of BGIS 2023 is set to begin. This exciting event features 2048 skilled teams that made it through in-game qualifiers. Throughout the day, six matches are scheduled to take place. The action kicks off with Group 1 matches at 1:30 PM. To catch all the action, take a look at the schedule for BGIS 2023 matches happening today.
Round 1 Format Simplified
The first round involves the 2048 teams that qualified from the BGIS 2023 in-game qualifiers. These teams will be divided into 128 groups, each containing 16 teams. The top 3 teams from every group, along with the 96 highest-ranked teams (determined by placement and finish points), will progress to Round 2. Unfortunately, the rest of the teams will be eliminated.
BGIS 2023 Round 1 Day 1 Schedule
Here’s the schedule for the matches on the first day of Round 1:
- Match 1: Group 1 at 01:30 PM on the Erangel map
- Match 2: Group 1 at 02:15 PM on the Miramar map
- Match 3: Group 1 at 03:30 PM on the Sanhok map
- Match 4: Group 2 at 03:45 PM on the Erangel map
- Match 5: Group 2 at 04:30 PM on the Miramar map
- Match 6: Group 2 at 05:15 PM on the Sanhok map
Rules Made Simple
Teams must have exactly 4 players in a match; they can’t play with 1, 2, or 3 players. If they’ve registered 5th or 6th players during Open Qualifiers, those players can join too. Players or teams who remove their in-game costumes during a match will be penalized with a deduction of 5 points per warning (starting from the second warning). Remember, taking off clothes is not allowed. Also, all players are required to record their matches played.
How to Watch
Exciting BGIS 2023 matches will be live-streamed on two platforms: JioCinema and Krafton India Esports Youtube channel.
KRAFTON India, the creators of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA (BGMI), have teamed up with JioCinema, India’s largest OTT platform, to bring you the official live stream of the biggest BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA SERIES (BGIS). The live stream started with The Grind’s final round from August 17-20 and continues with Round 1 of Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2023, streaming from August 31 onwards. The Grand Finals are set to be streamed on JioCinema from October 12 to 14, following the schedule from 1 pm to 6 pm.