PS4 Tournaments: Challenger Series

Step onto the court and take on friends and rivals to see who’s the best in high-flying basketball matches. 

Register now on your PS4 or via the ESL website for a chance to win cash prizes or in-game rewards.

 
 

SEASON ONE

Tournament details

Tip-off begins on 5th February. Registration is open now until 19th March.

Stage one

Defeat three out of four opponents, or finish in the top 40% of players to progress to the next stage. 

Format: Swiss

Prizes:
Three or more wins*: NBA 2K20 PS4 dynamic theme and 1-month PS Plus Membership. 
Less than three wins: Play again next time.

Stage two*

Finish in the top 16 in one of the Stage two tournaments in a single elimination bracket to progress.

Format: Single elimination 

Prizes:
1st place:                   450,000 VC 
2nd place:                 200,000 VC 
3rd & 4th place:       75,000 VC 
5th – 8th place:        35,000 VC 
9th – 16th place:      15,000 VC  

Stage three**

Only the top 16 from one of the Stage two tournaments quality to compete for the championship – do you have what it takes to be the victor?

Format: Double elimination 

Prizes:
1st place:                 $1,000 USD cash or equivalent + 450,000 VC
2nd place:               $750 USD cash or equivalent + 200,000 VC
3rd & 4th place:     $400 USD cash or equivalent + 75,000 VC
5th – 8th place:      $200 USD cash or equivalent + 35,000 VC
9th – 16th place:     35,000 VC

*Entrants must register to compete in a Stage two match after winning a Stage one match.
**Entrants must register to compete in a Stage three match after winning a Stage two match.

 
 

SEASON ONE

When to play

Week one Week two Week three Week four Week five Week six Week seven

Stage 1

05/02/20
06/02/20

Stage 1

12/02/20
13/02/20

Stage 1

19/02/20
20/02/20

Stage 1

26/02/20
27/02/20

Stage 1

04/03/20
05/03/20

Stage 1

11/03/20
12/03/20

   Stage 1

   18/03/20
   19/03/20

  Stage 2*

 08/02/20

 

  Stage 2*

 22/02/20

 

  Stage 2*

 07/03/20

 

   Stage 2*

   21/03/20

           

Stage 3**

22/03/20

*Entrants must register to compete in a Stage two match after winning a Stage one match.
**Entrants must register to compete in a Stage three match after winning a Stage two match.

Active PS Plus membership required. Must be 16+ and resident of an eligible country. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Other restrictions apply. 

 
 

READY TO PLAY?

Register now

Registration for this tournament is now open – head to the Events app on your PS4 home screen, or sign up now via the ESL website.