Game: EA SPORTS FIFA 19
Platform: PlayStation 4
Date: Friday, 1st of February, 2019
Place: Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
Prize pool: €5,000 EUR
Format: Swiss System Group & Single Elimination Playoffs
Participation: Invitation + Finnish Qualifier
The tournament will be streamed locally and in the internet with Finnish commentary. The broadcast is hosted hosted by Yle.
Stream at Yle Areena.
The games will be commentated by Arttu Hämäläinen who is also known for shoutcasting in Veikkausliiga football league. His co-caster is Rasmus Virtanen.
Friday, February 1, 2019
12:00 - Group Stage starts
18:00 - Playoffs start
22:00 - Grand Final
€5,000 EUR will be divided among the top eight players as follows:
- 2400€ + invite to Finnish team in the Nordics Invitational
On top of the championship, prize money and the spot in the Nordics Invitational the winner will get an opportunity from ENCE the biggest esports organization in Finland, to sign as their player for the year 2019 and represent ENCE in the multiple competitions during the year.
- MikeTheRipped - Michael Heinrichs
- Anzinho8 - Anton Korvenaho
- kossu72 - Jesse Kosamo
- MakezCR - Markus Moilanen
- Naulaaja4000 - Joonas Puomio
- sn1pguy - Eemeli Simpanen
- Krompe - Joona Vaajala
- valdoboii - Valtteri Kyrö
Eight players are invited directly to the tournament while 24 players enter the competition via online qualifiers. The tournament is open only to Finnish players who are 16 years old or older.
The qualifiers are ogranized by NHLGamer. The signup for the qualifiers is already open, and the first qualifier is played on Monday, January 14. Check out the details at nhlgamer.com/palloliitto.
You can witness the action live on the venue inside the Assembly Winter computer festival. Matches will be shown on the big screen with an audience stand. Entry ticket to Assembly is required, but there is no additional cost for following the tournament. Tournament competitors do not need to purchase tickets. Read more about the tickets and prices at tickets.assembly.org.
The tournament is played with a swiss system group stage and single elimination playoffs. Group matches are bo1 while the playoffs matches are bo3.
If you have any questions, please send an email to taneli.sopanen (at) palloliitto.fi.