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  • The eFootball™ Championship Open is one of the largest official worldwide eSports tournaments for eFootball™, and is available for everyone to participate!
  • Round 1, which will start from June 2022, will not require any special application process; You can automatically join the tournament by enjoying Challenge Events in the game.
  • After completing Round 1, users will continue disputing through Round 2 and Round 3, eventually earning a berth to the World Finals, which will be held in late August.
  • The pinnacle of this tournament is the World Finals, which will be broadcasted worldwide via online streaming.
  • Another highlight of this tournament is that mobile users will also be eligible to play in the World Finals, as it will have a mobile category.
  • The 2022 season of the World Finals will be held online.

     Schedule    

Round 1

  • You will automatically join the tournament by playing in specific Challenge Events that will be held for a limited period. Keep an eye out on the Challenge Events list in the game to join the fun.
  • In order to proceed to Round 2 (which will be held in the following week), you will take your Dream Team to the pitch and attempt to clear Challenge 3, as shown in the picture. As a special boon, you will also receive rewards for completing each Challenge, so make sure to give everything you have.
  • Note that even if you are not able to complete a challenge during Round 1, you may try again as many times as you wish until you are successful.
  • Note that Microsoft (Windows) participants will only be able to play Round 1 of the tournament.
Challenge EventChallenge 1: Score 1 goal (you have 5 matches to complete the challenge)
Challenge 2: Accumulate 3 points (you have 5 matches to complete the challenge)
Challenge 3: Accumulate 6 points (you have 5 matches to complete the challenge)
Competition Schedule27/06/2022 - 03/07/2022
TimeMonday 02:00 - Sunday 23:59 (UTC)

Note that Round 1 will be held in the same date and time for both console and mobile.
Condition to Proceed to Round 2Proceed to Round 2 by completing all 3 challenges within the given period.

Round 2

  • Everyone that wins a berth to Round 2 will have access to a special Challenge Event (this event will not be available for other users). Just like Round 1, there is no application process; By playing in this event, you will automatically be participating in Round 2 of the tournament.
  • In this tournament, you will use your Dream Team to play matches against other participants. Complete the objectives to gain rewards and advance to the next stage of the tournament.
  • In Round 2, the latest 15 matches that you play in the Challenge Event will count towards your ranking. The results of every participant will be tallied and displayed in the tournament's Ranking Page.
  • To proceed to Round 3, which will be held between 30/07/2022 and 31/07/2022, you will need to finish in the top 8 of your platform in your area. Users under user-generated content restrictions (Username displayed as [*user]) : You will be able to participate in Round 2, but you will not be able to advance to Round 3 as you are ineligible for rankings. *Users with their username displayed as [*user] in-game are under user-generated content restrictions.
  • Users under user-generated content restrictions (Username displayed as [*user]) : You will be able to participate in Round 2, but you will not be able to advance to Round 3 as you are ineligible for rankings.
  • Users with their username displayed as [*user] in-game are under user-generated content restrictions.
  • Check your current ranking here:
Challenge EventeFootball™ Championship Open Round 2
Competition Schedule07/07/2022 - 11/07/2022
*Please note that the starting date of Round 2 has changed.
TimeThursday after maintenance ends - Monday 23:59 (UTC)

Note that Round 2 will be held in the same date and time for both console and mobile.
Condition to Proceed to Round 3Finish in the top 8 of your platform in your area.
Areas: Europe & Africa/Americas/Asia & Oceania & other areas
Platforms: PlayStation®/Xbox/Steam/Mobile

Round 3

  • Round 3 will be a tournament format, where the participants will be matched online via a special Challenge Event.
  • In addition to performance in eFootball™ 2022 tournaments, several other factors will also be taken into consideration in determining the final list of competitors who proceed to the World Finals.
*Those that are successful in qualifying for the World Finals will be contacted in-game.
PlatformsEurope & AfricaAmericasAsia & Oceania & other areas
PlayStation®Begins on 30/07/2022 06:00 (UTC)Begins on 30/07/2022 15:00 (UTC)Begins on 30/07/2022 09:00 (UTC)
XboxBegins on 30/07/2022 06:00 (UTC)Begins on 30/07/2022 15:00 (UTC)Begins on 30/07/2022 09:00 (UTC)
SteamBegins on 31/07/2022 06:00 (UTC)Begins on 31/07/2022 15:00 (UTC)Begins on 31/07/2022 09:00 (UTC)
MobileBegins on 31/07/2022 06:00 (UTC)Begins on 31/07/2022 15:00 (UTC)Begins on 31/07/2022 09:00 (UTC)

World Finals

To be held between 13/08/2022 and 14/08/2022

  • In the World Finals, you will choose your favourite club out of those taking part of the eFootball™ Championship Pro, then create a team using only players that are affiliated to that club.
  • Furthermore, your Collective Strength cannot surpass 2,300 under any Team Playstyle.
  • Note that the Collective Strength limitation above assumes that your players are all placed in a position in which they have affinity.
  • You will be using an account that is specified by the administration during the matches.

* The maximum Collective Strength may change between now and the time that the World Finals is held.

Prize information

Position
Prize per person
1
$13.000
2
$3.000
3~6
$1.000

       Disclaimer    

  • The eFootball™ 2022 Terms of Use will be in effect throughout the eFootball™ Championship Open.
  • Any violation of the Terms of Use will result in disqualification from the tournament, regardless of the offending user's performance up to that point. Furthermore, offending users may have sanctions applied to their accounts in accordance with the Terms of Use.
  • Both PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 will be considered as the "PlayStation®" slot (namely, there will not be any differentiation between them).
  • Xbox One, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X will all be considered as the "Xbox" slot (namely, there will not be any differentiation between them).
  • Note that the area you join will be defined by the country you reside in, and that you will not be able to change your area later on.
  • Here is a list of countries and the area they will be alloted: https://e-football.konami.net/open/2022/en/region/
  • You cannot change platforms after the tournament has commenced.
  • The rewards you receive for completing the challenges during the eFootball™ Championship Open will be sent in-game.
  • For more details on eFootball™ Points, see: https://www.konami.com/wepes/efootball_point/