- FIFA eClub World Cup to happen from 7-9 February in Milan
- 2020 version is the fourth in event’s historical past
- Have a look again on the three earlier showpieces
Historical past will likely be made on the FIFA eClub World Cup 2020™ with a brand new team-based aspect being topped the most effective on the planet.
Inaugural winners in 2017 and back-to-back champions in 2018, Brondby IF is not going to be current in Italy to wrestle again the crown this yr. In the meantime, final yr’s winners KiNG eSports may even be absent from the 2020 version as an organisation.
Final yr’s successful team-mates ‘Tekkz’ and ‘Nicolas99fc’ will each be at this yr’s competitors however on completely different groups: ‘Tekkz’ will likely be one in all Fnatic’s representatives whereas Argentina’s ‘Nicolas99fc’ will likely be defending the colors of Swiss aspect FC Basel 1893 eSports.
Earlier than the hotly anticipated 2020 version will get beneath means in Milan, although, we have a look again on the three earlier eClub World Cups.
2017: Brondby IF take first membership world crown
London hosted the first-ever eClub World Cup, then often known as the FIFA Interactive Membership World Cup, as 24 gamers from 19 golf equipment gathered at Sky Studios in August 2017 for an intense day of aggressive gaming.
From Ajax and Paris Saint-Germain to Manchester Metropolis and River Plate, the eSports divisions of world-renowned soccer golf equipment vied for the correct to be known as the world’s greatest.
A tantalising Grand Remaining was arrange between Olympique Lyonnais’ ‘Rafsou’ and Brondby IF’s ‘Marcuzo’, with the latter taking residence a money prize of $10,000. Each gamers additionally secured locations at that month’s FIFA eWorld Cup™ after successful their respective console finals.
2018: Danish delight as Brondby retain title
The second eClub World Cup noticed a wealth of expertise descend on Paris for the second version of the event in Might 2018.
Prolonged to 2 days with 16 sides, with every workforce consisting of 1 participant per console and dealing with their respective counterparts in particular person video games, a mixture of eSport organisations and eSport divisions of soccer golf equipment met to contest for a prize pool of $50,000, with the winner bagging $25,000.
Hashtag Academy and Falcons eSport, the latter that includes ‘MsDossary’ simply months earlier than his eWorld Cup triumph, staked their declare as early contenders after topping their respective eight-team teams.
In the long run, nevertheless, it was ‘Fredberg’ and ‘Ustun’ of Brondby who secured the Danish giants a second successive title after seeing off Crew Envy’s ‘Aero’ and ‘Eisvogel’ within the ultimate. After taking place 4-1 within the first-leg, the Scandinavians staged a outstanding comeback with ‘Ustun’ beautiful ‘Aero’ 6-Zero to grab victory.
2019: KiNG eSports take eClub World Cup throne
The eClub World Cup returned to London in 2019 the place 32 opponents and 16 groups vied for world glory and a prize pot of $100,000. A modified event format noticed each group have 4 groups with every fixture consisting of 1 match on PlayStation, one on Xbox and capped with a 2v2 encounter.
Whereas 2v2 clashes have been reserved for attracts within the knockout stage, the event proved tightly contested with all quarter-final video games needing a 2v2 sport decider after being locked in a stalemate after the 1v1s.
Dijon FCO, with a pairing of ‘Herozia’ and ‘Moolzn’, proved to be the shock bundle after storming to the ultimate towards the percentages. However there was to be no fairytale ending for the French outfit.
They have been overwhelmed within the ultimate by a dream-team pairing of ‘Tekkz’ and ‘Nicolas99fc’ – each ranked No1 on this planet on their respective consoles on the time – as KiNG eSports turned simply the second workforce to assert the eClub World Cup title.