July 5th through July 7th saw a multitude of the top FIFA 19 Xbox players compete against one another in order to secure a qualification spot for the highly anticipated $500,000 FIFA eWorld Cup 2019. With a grand prize of $75,000 also on the line for the talented competitors, there was no shortage of highly electric action in the FIFA 19 Global Series Xbox Playoffs. If you missed any of the action from this past weekend, don’t worry, we have all of the action covered for you here.
Friday, July 5th, saw seven rounds of Swiss tournament action take place where the competing field of players in the FIFA 19 Global Series Xbox Playoffs was whittled down to a total of 32 players. The First day of competition ultimately saw F2Tekkz top the standings with a total of 12,460 points, while Rogue superstar Msdossary was right at the top in second place with 5,929 points.
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Saturday, July 6th, went on to see the Round of 32 and Round of 16 take place for the FIFA 19 Global Series Xbox Playoffs where the top eight players for the event were decided. This round of matches resulted in a set of highly anticipated quarter-final matches for Sunday, July 7th with a highlight battle being confirmed Rogue teammates Msdossary and NRaseck.
Rebel Stokes of Rebel FC kicked off the Quarterfinal action in exciting fashion with an impressive victory over his fellow Rebel FC teammate of Rebel Painter. The second Quarterfinal match of Championship Sunday saw NSE Vini collect the win over BO4 Dubzje in order to secure himself a spot in the semifinals.
Following the second Quarterfinal match, undefeated F2Tekkz went up against Kurt in what was one of the most anticipated matches of the tournament. Collecting a 5-4 victory, F2Tekkz was able to move onto the semifinals and continue his run for the $75,000 grand prize. Finally, the final Quarterfinal match of the event saw Rogue be guaranteed to have one player move onto the semifinals. This battle of teammates ultimately concluded with NRaseck collecting a dominant 4-1 win over Msdossary to finalize the semifinals.
Rebel Stokes was able to continue his impressive play in his semifinal match against NSE Vini by securing a 4-3 victory and a spot in the championship match of the FIFA 19 Global Series Xbox Playoffs. The opponent of Rebel Stokes for the championship was soon decided afterward, as F2Tekkz continued his dominant run through the FIFA 19 Global Series Xbox Playoffs by doubling the score of Rogue NRaseck in a 4-2 win.
While F2 Tekkz entered the championship match as a heavy favorite over Rebel Stokes, the underdog player would not let the weight of the moment buckle his knees. Executing an extremely strong offensive effort, Rebel Stokes was able to collect the FIFA 19 Global Series 19 championship in a truly entertaining underdog effort with a 5-3 upset over F2Tekkz.
Once the dust had settled on the virtual fields of the FIFA 19 Global Series Xbox Playoffs, a total of 16 players had secured themselves a spot in the competition pool for the FIFA eWorld Cup. You can find all of the qualified players from this past weekend’s event below.
- F2Tekkz – The F2
- Rogue Msdossary – Rogue
- PSG DaXe – PSG eSports
- MegaBit – Werder eSports
- Rebel Stokes – Rebel FC
- Rogue NRaseck – Rogue
- Rogue GoalMachine – Rogue
- M10 Resende – M10 Esports
- Ajax Dani – Ajax eSports
- SK DullenMIKE – SK Gaming
- Marcus Gomes – Melbourne City FC
- INF Janoz – Gilette Infinity
- FaZe Tass – FaZe Clan
- Vitality Rafsou – Team Vitality
- Zidane 10 – Movistar Riders
- Ebinho – Wolves FC
While the Xbox Playoffs for the FIFA 19 Global Series has officially wrapped up, fans will be able to get another dose of exciting FIFA esports action this upcoming weekend when the PlayStation Playoffs kick off on July 12th!
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