The 12 players selected for ESWC PGW FIFA18 Challenge

19.10.2017 - All news « ESWC PGW 2017 »

Update: The player Shaun "xShellzz" Springette from team Unilad eventually won't be available to participate. He will be replaced by the German player Cihan Yasarlar from football club RB Leipzig.


The ESWC Organizing Committee has selected 12 players for the upcoming ESWC PGW FIFA18 Challenge. The choice was difficult as we received many requests from many different countries and iconic football and eSport clubs.

Six of the players were selected to play on the PlayStation 4 side of the tournament, and six other on XBOX One. The selection was based on the players achievements at past ESWC, FIWC, FUT Championship final and their availability.

PlayStation 4 players:

  •  Tom "TimoX" Siep - Vfl Wolfsburg
  •  Johann "Maniiika" Simon - PSG eSports
  •  Shaun "xShellzz" Springette - Unilad
  •  August "Agge" Rosenmeier - Hashtag
  •  Andrei "Timon" Gurev - Gambit
  •  Kai "deto" Wollin

XBOX One players:

  •  Corentin "Rocky" Chevrey - Vitality
  •  Rodrigo "Ul1barri" Ulibarri 
  •  Florian "Rayziaah" Maridat - AS Monaco Esports
  •  Navid "AdamanT" Bohrani
  •  Lucas "DaXe" Cuillerier - PSG eSports
  •  Subaru "Mikey" Sagano

While 12 players are known, 14 slots are still to take on each platform. The online qualifiers for the ESWC PGW FIFA18 Challenge final will start this Friday evening with one first cup on PlayStation4 and one on XBOX One:

The two other online qualifiers registration will open tomorrow:

Moreover, 2 offline tournaments on each platform will be organized on November 1st and 2nd at the Paris Games Week.  They will qualify the last 8 players on each platform. More details will be announced about the offline qualifiers in the upcoming days.