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.
|Sunday 17th Oct||Sign-ups Close|
|Tuesday 19th Oct||Qualification|
|Tuesday 26th Oct||Qualification|
|Tuesday 2nd Nov||League stage|
|Tuesday 9th Nov||League stage|
|Tuesday 16th Nov||League stage|
|Tuesday 23rd Nov||League stage|
|Sunday 28th Nov||National Division 1|
|Tuesday 30th Nov||Playoffs|
|Thursday 2nd Dec||National Semifinals|
|Tuesday 7th Dec||Regional Playoffs|
Saturday 11th Dec
|National Division 1 Finals|
Sunday 12th Dec
|Lower Division Finals|
All games are played on Tuesday evenings with the exception of Playoffs and finals.