Big events still to come as season draws to a close
Final events of the season see players battling to make FIFA eWorld Cup 2019
Opportunities to move up the rankings at the PGL FIFA 19 Cup, national leagues
Review of the main movers in the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings
The final events of the FIFA 19 Global Series prior to the play-offs are practically complete, with all eyes now on the forthcoming eChampions League and indeed the play-offs, from which the top 32 players in the world will qualify for the FIFA eWorld Cup™ 2019.
The PGL FIFA 19 Cup and the national leagues brought about a number of changes in the rankings over the past few weeks and saw certain players all but cement their spots in the play-offs and the FIFA eWorld Cup. Here is a review of all the big moves:
Werder Bremen back on top form
'MegaBit' and 'MoAuba', who both play for Werder Bremen eSports, faced off in the VBL Grand Final, with 'MegaBit' defeating his team-mate and scooping 850 Global Series points to put him up to third place in the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings. The beaten finalist also took home a decent points haul which saw him climb to fourth place in the PlayStation rankings.
'Gravesen' powering down the home straight
After winning LaLiga eSports, the Spaniard has jumped up to 25th place in the rankings, and with the play-offs just around the corner he improved his prospects of playing in the top 16. 'Zidane10', who represented Spain at the FIFA eNations Cup 2019, came second in the tournament and moved up to 14th in the rankings, making him the top Spanish player on FIFA.gg.
'F2Tekkz' continues to lead the way
The Englishman defeated his eLions team-mate 'FUTWIZTom', whom he played alongside at the FIFA eNations Cup 2019, in the final of the PGL FIFA 19 Cup in Bucharest, securing his seventh title of the season. This took him up to 12,185 points – a new record for the FIFA 19 Global Series Rankings.
Dossary dominates domestically
Reigning eFootball world champion 'Msdossary' was part of the Ittihad Saudi Club team to win both the eMBS and the eSPL titles in his home country of Saudi Arabia, cementing his second place in the rankings on 5,454 points. The 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup Champion has enjoyed another stand-out season and secured second spot in the FIFA 19 Global Series Xbox rankings, giving him every chance of qualifying for the FIFA eWorld Cup for the second time in a row.