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Gillette Championship

Gillette Championship

The Competition

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 is coming to the Gfinity Arena & Studios in London this summer as we host the Gillette Championship from 8th – 9th July 2016.

Twenty-four nations will be represented by 24 of the best PlayStation 4 P.E.S. players from our online qualifiers to compete for the £15,000 prize pool. These qualifiers will be held in ascending order of the FIFA seeding from the 8th June - 1st July.

You can be a part of the live audience, in a premium central location in Fulham Broadway, London! We're planning a few surprises and there will be a give away for all event attendees. The winner will take home a signed Gareth Bale football. Don't wait, tickets are completely free!

 

The Gfinity Arena & Studios is the premiere eSports venue in Europe, if not the world!
The Gfinity Arena & Studios is the premiere eSports venue in Europe, if not the world!

 

After the online qualifiers, the finalist will continue their journey at the Gfinity Arena & Studios to put on a spectacular show in front of a live audience!

Spectators will have the chance to witness the 1st ever Pro Evolution Soccer Tournament live in the Gfinity Arena & Studios in a two day event . On the 8th July, players will represent their assigned international teams and compete in the group stages. The 9th July will be an intense, exciting, single elimination knockout stage to decide who will be crowned our Gillette Champion!

The Gfinity Arena is the located in a great location, with local pubs, restaurants and hotels.
The Gfinity Arena is the located in a great location, with local pubs, restaurants and hotels.

When?

  • Group Stages: Friday 8th of July. Starts at 10:45 am BST, finishes at 10:00 pm BST (doors open 10:30 am BST)
  • Knockout Stages: Saturday 9th of July. Starts at 10:45 am BST, finishes at 10:00 pm BST (doors open 10:30 am BST)

 

Prize Pool:

  • 1st Place - £6,000
  • 2nd Place - £2,500
  • 3rd/4th Place - £1,250
  • 5th/6th/7th/8th Place - £1,000 

 

Note: These times maybe subject to change. We will update you shortly with the official times.

The domestic leagues might be over for the season but our international tournament is only just getting started, so why not join us at the Gfinity Arena & Studios to fill the empty void Football has left in your life. 

Local hotel discount codes will be sent in the confirmation email upon purchase.

 PLEASE NOTE: The Gfinity Arena is being used to photograph and record video and film footage in connection with the promotional and publicity campaign of our live eSports events. By your presence in the Arena, you acknowledge that you have been informed that you may be photographed and recorded as part of the release in home video and/or any media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity throughout the universe and the advertising and publicity thereof. Further, by your presence here, you grant your permission for your likeness and voice to be included therein without compensation, credit or other consideration. If you do not wish to be photographed, recorded, or appear under these conditions, you should not enter the Gfinity Arena.
Attend the event and you'll be able to enter this giveaway!
Attend the event and you'll be able to enter this giveaway!
T&Cs apply. Win a year's supply of Gillette Kit!
T&Cs apply. Win a year's supply of Gillette Kit!
Gillette Championship Talent Lineup
Gillette Championship Talent Lineup
Gillette Championship Teams and Groups
Gillette Championship Teams and Groups
 
The Gillette Championship Finals bracket
The Gillette Championship Finals bracket
Gillette Championship Schedule
Gillette Championship Schedule
Gfinity Arena

Venue

Gfinity Arena

ADDRESS:

Gfinity Arena,
Fulham Broadway Retail Centre,
Fulham Rd,
London SW6 1BW

In the surrounding area to the Gfinity Arena, there are many hotels and bed & breakfasts catering for a wide range of budgets.

We recommend the following hotels nearby to the Gfinity Arena:

Affordable: Travelodge Hotel - London Fulham (approx 10 mins)
290-302 North End Rd
London
Fulham 
London SW6 1NQ
www.travelodge.co.uk

★★★ Hotel ibis - Earls Court (approx 10 mins)
47 Lillie Road
Earl's Court
London SW6 1UD
http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-5623

★★★ Holiday Inn Express London - Earl's Court (approx 10 mins)
295 North End Road
London
W14 9NS
http://www.exhiearlscourt.co.uk/

★★★★ Millennium & Copthorne Hotel at Chelsea FC (approx 5 mins)
Stamford Bridge
Fulham Road
London, SW6 1HS
http://www.millenniumhotels.co.uk

Looking for other hotels in the surrounding area? Use this link: www.booking.com

Restaurants

There are a variety of restaurants within Fulham Broadway Retail Centre:

Yo Sushi www.yosushi.com
Nando www.nandos.co.uk 
Pizza Express www.pizzaexpress.com 
Wagamama www.wagamama.com

There are also several restaurants just outside the retail centre, all within a couple of minutes’ walk.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen www.gbk.co.uk 
Bodean’s BBQ www.bodeansbbq.com 
Byron Burger www.byronhamburgers.com

Bars

There is one pub located within the retail centre:

Oyster Rooms Wetherspoon – Open until midnight every day. www.jdwetherspoon.com

Outside of the retail centre you have a choice of the following:

Brogans Traditional Irish Pub – open until 1am on Friday & Saturday www.brogansfulham.co.uk 
The Elk – Funky bar/club, DJ and cocktails – open until 1am on Friday & Saturday www.elkbar.com
Kona Kai – Cocktail bar – open Fri until 1.30am & Saturday until 2.30am www.konakai.co.uk

Shopping

If you fancy a spot of shopping, one of London’s largest shopping centres is only 18minutes by tube.

Westfield London - www.westfield.com/london: take the District Line to Nottinghill Gate & then the Central Line to Shepherds Bush

Sightseeing

If you’d like to see the sights of London then check out the Visit London website for a list of museums, sights and attractions. www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/sightseeing

If you intend to make a day of it you could even purchase the London Pass for great savings.

If you require some inspiration Time Out has a list of 101 of things to do in London.

By London Underground or National Rail:

The nearest tube station is Fulham Broadway on the District Line. If changing at Earls Court Station take a Wimbledon-bound tube. There are two Overground stations near to Stamford Bridge, West Brompton and Imperial Wharf, which are approximately a 15-minute walk from the arena These are both on a direct line between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction.

Frequent Routes

Heathrow Terminals 1-3 
Take the Underground PICCADILLY LINE to Earls Court
Change train at Earls Court take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway

Gatwick Airport

Take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria
Take the Underground DISTRICT LINE from Victoria to Fulham Broadway

Stansted Airport

Take the Stansted Express to London Liverpool Street
Take the Underground CENTRAL LINE from Liverpool Street to Notting Hill Gate
Change trains and take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway

London City Airport

DLR Line to Canning Town DLR Station
Change train, take the Underground JUBILEE LINE to Westminster
Change train and take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway

London Luton Airport

A shuttle bus service operates to and from Luton Airport Parkway Station 
Take the East Midlands Train to London St Pancras 
Change trains and walk to Kings Cross St Pancras Underground Station

London St Pancras

Take the Underground PICCADILLY LINE to Earls Court Change train at Earls Court take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway

London Euston

Underground – Northern Line Euston to Embankment
District Line Embankment to Fulham Broadway

Paddington

Underground – District Line Paddington to Fulham Broadway

By Bus:

There are two bus stops outside the Gfinity Arena on the Fulham Road, use number 14, 211 and 414 buses.

By Car:

We advise against travelling to the Gfinity Arena by car due to local parking restrictions and heavy congestion at weekends.

Driving from The North, East or West:

Use the M25 to Junction 15 and turn off onto the M4 towards London. Follow the M4 which becomes the A4 up to Hammersmith. Go over the Hammersmith Flyover and a further 1.5 miles before turning off for Earls Court. Go past Earls Court station and across Old Brompton Road, eventually reaching Fulham Road. Turn right at the traffic lights.

Driving from The South:

Cross the river at Wandsworth Bridge and head up Wandsworth Bridge Road. At the junction with New King's Road, turn right and then immediately left. This will take you up to Fulham Broadway. Turn right onto Fulham Road and the retail complex will be on your left.