Quick Rules

  1. Add your opponent as a friend.
  2. Start Madden NFL 20.
  3. Create an online Lobby.
  4. Invite your opponent.
  5. Select the "Match Details" found below.
  6. Take a screenshot with the chosen teams.
  7. Start the match.
  8. After the match is finished, please enter the result and screenshots via ESL Play mobile app or website.
  • Player is responsible for uploading screenshots of the game results at the end of the game. Screenshots must include the nickname of the opponent and final score.
  • Entering a result while a match is in progress disqualifies the player.
  • If you have a conflict in the game, please open a protest ticket so an admin can review the case and make a decision.
Tournament Details:
  • Game Mode: 1on1.
  • Format: All matches are Bo1.
  • Tournament Type: Swiss System.
  • Number of rounds: The number of rounds to be played can vary based on the amount of participants and results.
  • The tournament will progress until a clear prize ranking, using Buchholz tiebreakers, is reached.
  • Elimination after 1 loss.
  • No show time: 10 minutes from the scheduled match time. If your opponent is not present, open a protest ticket.
Match Details:
  • Fatigue: On.
  • Quarter Length: 5 minutes.
  • Game Skill: All-Pro.
  • Accelerated Clock: 20 sec.
  • Weather: Clear.
  • Stadium: Home Team Stadium.
  • Teams: All teams allowed.
Players positioned on the left side will always be the HOME team while the right side will always be AWAY team.


PSN Gift Cards

$25 USD PSN gift card
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$10 USD PSN gift card


Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up and check in
  • If check in is enabled, make sure to check in on time
  • Wait for your first match to show up on the right
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm
  • Wait for your next match

Still need help? During the cup, use chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.