Competition Structure

Tournament Format Details:

  • Weekly Qualifiers: Player’s starting point. Swiss system, 6 rounds, from each Weekly Qualifier, the TOP8 from Europe East and Europe West will qualify for the Monthly Finals. Digital + cash prizing rewards.

    • The 5th Swiss round will start for only the players with a 4:0 score. If there’s less than 16 players with a 4:0 score additional players will be added according to the ranking
    • Round 6th will start only for players that went 5:0 score

Tournament restrictions:

  • Monthly Finals: Players who qualify from Weekly Qualifiers will be invited to the upcoming Monthly Finals tournament from the current month.

Player eligibility resets every month. Players who qualified Monthly Final in previous months need to qualify again through Weekly Qualifiers in the current month.

Please check the rulebook for the complete tournament series information.

Upcoming Open Tournaments

Upcoming Monthly Final Tournaments

Prizing

OPEN QUALIFIERS

Place       Reward
1st.       $100 + 450,000 VC
2nd.       200,000 VC
3rd - 4th       75,000 VC
5th-8th.       35,000 VC
9th-16th.       15,000 VC
17th-64th.       5,000 VC

Cash prizes are always before taxes. For this competition ESL uses Matcherino to deliver prize money. Matcherino will automatically deduct taxes from the prize winnings, based on local law.

All the players that sign up, check in and play the first 4 swiss rounds of the qualifier will receive:

  • PS4 Tournaments Base Theme and Avatar (can only be won once per player)
  • NBA2k21 Base Theme and Avatar (can only be won once per player)
  • Best 40% of the players will receive an exclusive NBA2k21 Elite Theme and Avatar (can only be won once per player) 
  • Best 40% of players will receive an exclusive PS4 Tournaments Elite Theme and Avatar (can only be won once per player)

MONTHLY FINALS

Place       Reward
1st.       $400
2nd.       $300
3rd       $200
 4th.       $100

Cash prizes are always before taxes. For this competition ESL uses Matcherino to deliver prize money. Matcherino will automatically deduct taxes from the prize winnings, based on local law.

All the finalists will receive the PS4 Tournaments Champions Theme and Avatar (can only be won once per player). The winner of the Final will additionally receive the exclusive NBA2k21 Champions Theme and Avatar (can only be won once per player). 

Past Tournaments