Week 1-2 Qualification
Week 3-6 League Stage
Week 7-8 Playoffs
Live Finals @ Insomnia Gaming Festival
Online via the NSE Discord
League of Legends NSE Winter is split into 3 main stages: Stage 1 qualification (Weeks 1-2), Stage 2 league play (Weeks 3-6) and Stage 3 playoffs
In Stage 1 all teams will be in one of 2 regional tournaments with teams seeded into 3 skill groups within these regions. In the first round teams will play another team in the same skill group and in the following rounds be matched versus teams with a similar record in the tournament.
In Stage 2 the top 8 teams from each region will qualify for the National League and the other teams will continue to play in Regional Leagues with each week the top team in the Regional League getting promoted to the National League. Each week teams will play 3 games and earn points based on their final finish that week.
In Stage 3 all teams in the National League and the top teams in each region will qualify for single elimination playoffs with top performing teams getting byes into later rounds.
1st - £500
2nd - £300
3rd - £200
Top 8 - BUEC Championship Pins
In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.
This competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Riot Games, Inc. or League of Legends Esports.
Click here to download full rule book
Players are expected to uphold the NSE Code of Conduct whilst competing in this tournament.
All decisions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of these rules is at the sole discretion of the NSE Admin Team, whose decisions are final.
These rules may be amended, changed or supplemented when required by the NSE Admin Team to ensure fair play and competitive integrity.
|Sunday 5th Feb||Sign-ups Close|
|Tuesday 7th Feb||Qualification|
|Tuesday 14th Feb||Qualification|
|Tuesday 21st Feb||League stage|
|Tuesday 28th Feb||League stage|
|Tuesday 7th Mar||League stage|
|Tuesday 14th Mar||League stage|
|Tuesday 21st Mar||Playoffs|
|Tuesday 27th Mar||Playoffs|
|Tuesday 3rd Apr||Overflow (if needed)|
|Live Finals @ Insomnia Gaming Festival|
All games with the exception of the Finals will be played on Tuesday evening and cannot be rearranged. Games will have a normal start time of 7.15pm.