Overwatch 2 Women & Non-Binary NSE Winter Cup

Overwatch 2 - Women & Non-Binary
Sunday 19th & 26th Nov

Groups Stage into Finals
Format subject to change based on final signup numbers



Online via the NSE Discord


After signing up please fill out this form for preferred pronouns and seeding.

Overwatch 2 Women & Non-Binary NSE Winter Cup is a two day event with the Swiss stage being on Sunday 19th November and the Playoff stage on Sunday 26th November.

This tournament is open to women (cis and trans) and non-binary members of our community.


1st Place £100
2nd Place £50

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


  • All players must be current students from the same university. 
  • All players must be women (cis or trans) or non-binary.
  • All games are on the European region
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a match.
  • Check in deadline is 12:30pm. Teams who don't check in will not get games for that evening.
  • Lobby settings
    • Competitive rules on
    • Kill cam disabled
    • Skins disabled
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • 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.

In addition to NSE rules all players must comply with GAME NAME terms of service at all times including, but not limited to, any account sharing policies.

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.

Map Veto

Control: Antarctic Peninsula, Busan, Ilios, Lijiang Tower
Hybrid: Blizzard World, Eichenwalde, ​King's Row, Midtown
Flashpoint: New Junk City, Suravasa
Escort: Circuit Royal, Dorado, Shambali Monastery, Route 66
Push: Colosseo, Esperança, New Queen Street​

Best of Five

For best of 5 maps game modes will be played in the following order with the higher seed choosing map in the first game and lower seed choosing starting side. In subsequent games the loser of the previous map chooses the next map and the winning team chooses side. 

  • Control 
  • Hybrid 
  • Flashpoint 
  • Push 
  • Escort 

Best of Three

Best of 3s will work in the same way except only three game modes will be played. The three games modes will rotate each round.

  • Round 1
    • Escort
  • Round 2
    • Control
  • Round 3
    • Hybrid
  • Round 4
    • Flashpoint
    • Push
    • Hybrid
  • Round 5
    • Push
    • Escort
    • Flashpoint
  • Round 6
    • Escort
    • Control
    • Hybrid
  • Round 7
    • Push
    • Flashpoint
    • Control

Final Schedule will be confirmed once signups close.

Sunday 19th November

Time Round
12.30pm Sign-ups Close
1pm  Captains meeting
1.15pm Round 1
2.15pm Round 2
... ...
7pm Expected End Time

Sunday 26th November

Time Round
1pm  Captains meeting
1.15pm Playoffs Round 1
7pm Expected End Time