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All You Need to Know About the FUT Champions Cup April

Learn more about the last FUT Champions Cup presented by PS4 tournament including format, schedule, prizes, and how you can watch from anywhere in the world.

 

The last FUT Champions Cup of the year will take place at the Gfinity Arena in London from April 5 to 7. Here is all you need to know to enjoy the tournament.

Why Should I Watch?

The FUT Champions Cup April will once again gather the elite FIFA 19 pros in the world. The biggest names in FIFA 19 eSports like F2Tekkz, MsDossary and Nicolas99FC will be competing in London for valuable FIFA 19 Global Series Points that will allow them to continue climbing the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings. The top 60 players in the Rankings as of June 1, 2019 will earn a spot to the FIFA 19 Global Series Playoffs. 

Check out the complete list of competitors.

Will someone stop F2Tekkz?

Donovan “F2Tekkz” Hunt has quickly established himself as the most dominant FIFA 19 player on the planet. After announcing his arrival onto the pro scene by winning the FUT Champions Cup Barcelona during FIFA 18 Global Series, the then-sixteen-year old was unable to replicate the form that saw him lift the trophy early in the season.

Fast-forward to the November 2018 and F2Tekkz once again started his competitive season with a bang by winning the first FUT Champions Cup of the FIFA 19 Global Series. The British phenom has not let up his top form since and it is seemingly only getting better. Since his victory in Bucharest back in November, F2Tekkz has continued to add trophies to his now bulging cabinet. Victories at the PGL FIFA 19 Cup in December, the FIFA eClub World Cup in February, the ELEAGUE FUT Champions Cup in Atlanta and the PGL FUT Champions Cup March (not to mention his qualification victories to represent Liverpool at the ePremier League Final and England at the upcoming FIFA eNations Cup) has seen Hunt firmly secure his spot as the number 1 ranked Xbox player in the world. With five tournament wins including four major tournament victories and three back-to-back-to-back trophies heading into London, all eyes will be on F2Tekkz.

Who will be the pro who is able to cut the Englashman’s title streak? There will be several talented competitors in London who will try to dethrone Hunt. Check out five other players you should keep your eye on at the FUT Champions Cup April.   

Where Can I Watch the Games?

Jimmy Conrad alongside Spencer “Spencer FC” Owen will host the FUT Champions Cup April. Additionally, the FUT Champions Cup April will introduce former Premier League defender Joleon Lescott to the broadcast team. Calling all of the action live will be Richard BuckleyBrandon Smith, Mark Hatcher and Dan Gaskin. The broadcast team will be rounded out by Rachel Stringer, Kyle Walker, and FIFA professional competitor Mike LaBelle.

 

Catch all the FUT Champions Cup April action from London on the EA SPORTS Twitch Channel, and YouTube Channel starting on Friday, April 5 at 2:30 p.m. CET. See out the full tournament schedule to ensure you don't miss a single moment.

Event Point Allocation 


Depending on their placement in the tournament, competitors will earn Global Series Points, which will help them climb the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings. The top 60 competitors in each platform's rankings by June 1 will earn a spot to the FIFA 19 Global Series Playoffs which will be their last opportunity to earn valuable points to qualify to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2019 where the FIFA 19 World Champion will be crowned.

 

The point allocation for each platform of the the FUT Champions Cup April presented by PS4 will be:

Check out the full rankings here.

What are the cash prizes?

A total of $200,000 USD in cash prizes will be awarded at the FUT Champions Cup April presented by PS4, including $50,000 USD for the winner. See below for details on the total prizing breakdown:

What is the Tournament Format?

The tournament will follow the same Swiss-style format as the FUT Champions Cups in November and January. For those who are new to it, here's a quick refresher.

  • In the first round, there will be 32 players in a single group (per console) matched against another opponent by random draw.
  • Competitors will play up to five matches (or 10 games) against opponents with the same tournament record.
  • Competitors will not play two matches against the same opponent.
  • Competitors who earn three match wins will qualify to the Knockout Stage.
  • Competitors who register three match losses will be immediately eliminated from the tournament.
  • The top 16 competitors per platform will advance to a single elimination knockout stage.
  • The winner of each console will face each other in a cross-platform final to determine the FUT Champions Cup November winner.

Don't miss any of the FIFA 19 Global Series FUT Champions Cup April presented by PS4. The tournament kicks off in London on Friday, April 5 at 2:30 p.m. CET. 


Make sure to subscribe to the EA SPORTS FIFA YouTube ChannelTwitch ChannelTwitterInstagram, and Facebook so you don't miss any of the action live from London. And follow the @EAFIFAesports Twitter account for the latest competitive FIFA 19 content, news, and event coverage. 

* Eligibility restrictions apply. Not all platforms are supported for qualification. See Official Rules for details. Final terms and structure subject to change.

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