FIFA 20 NSE Winter Championship - Xbox

FIFA (Xbox)

1v1 Kickoff

Weeks 1-4 Qualifiers

Week 5 Playoffs

Live Finals


Online qualifier with live finals


This Tournament is for the Xbox One portion of the FIFA 20 NSE Winter Championship. If you wish to play on the PSN Portion click here. 


The FIFA 20 Championship will run in 3 stages. The first 2 stages will be played online and will be PSN only. The semifinals and finals will be played at a live event and will feature 2 players qualified via PlayStation and 2 players from Xbox.


Stage 1

Qualifiers will run for 4 weeks using a modified Swiss tournament structure with the top players qualifying for group stages. The top performing players from the Swiss stage will qualify for playoffs (exact number of players qualifying will be based on signups). 


Stage 2

Playoffs will consist of a group stage followed by a single elimination bracket.


Stage 3

The top 2 PSN players and top 2 Xbox players will be invited to live semi finals and finals to play 2-legged matches with one game on each console. 


The format is subject to change based on signup numbers and full details will be confirmed once signups close.



1st Place £100 Game Store Credit

2nd Place £60 Game Store Credit

3rd Place £40 Game Store Credit

In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.

All prizes are for the overall FIFA 20 NSE Winter Championship and will be determined by the results of stage 3.

This tournament is not affiliated with or sponsored by Electronic Arts Inc. or its licensors.


  • All players must be current students.
  • All games will be played using the following settings:
    • Game Type: Friendlies Lobby
    • Half Length: 6 minutes
    • Controls: Any
    • Squad Type: Online
    • Game Speed: Normal
    • Custom Formations: Not Allowed
    • Five Defenders Formations: Not Allowed
    • Team Selection: Any
  • If players are more than 15 minutes late they will forfeit a match.
  • Check-in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check-in will not get games for that evening.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will lead to a minimum 3-week suspension.
  • Full Document will be available before the tournament starts.
Dates Tournament Stage
24th Oct Qualification
31st Oct


7th Nov


14th Nov 


21st Nov

Groups and Playoffs

7/8th December Grand Finals at Live Venue (TBD) 

All games with the exception of the Grand Finals will be played on Thursday evening and cannot be rearranged. First Round Games will have a normal start time of 7.15pm. Number of games in evening will depend on signups.