Watch the UK's top teams compete in the $2million Halo World Championship series.
The Halo World Championship is the largest Halo eSports competition in the history of the iconic franchise. We are hosting the Halo World Championship Tour: London, where you'll be able to watch the top 16 UK and ROI teams compete live in our soundproof player booths. You'll also be able to play Halo 5 when you take a break from watching the competitors!
We ran a series of online qualifiers; the ladder started on 6th December and the qualifying cups were held on December 20th, January 3rd, January 6th and January 10th. More details are available on www.gfinity.net/halowc (registering your team was free) and if you're not in the UK or ROI, you'll want to check our halo.gg for further details.
Watch the UK final live at the Gfinity Arena!
The Gfinity Arena will welcome the first series of the World Championship, as the UK's top 16 teams and most talented Spartans descend upon London for the UK and ROI Championship Finals on 15th - 17th January 2016. The teams will compete for the coveted title of UK and ROI Champion; with a £10,000 prize pool and the even more desired invitation to the Regional Finals. The invitations will be awarded to the final three podium placing teams.
These finals will be the first live event of the Halo World Championship 2016 series and we look forward to putting on a fantastic, world-class show.
- Saturday, 16th January 2016 start at 10:00, finish at 22:00 (doors open 9:30)
- Please note that matches can run longer or shorter, so finishing times may vary (with 22:00 being the latest)
Fulham Broadway Retail Centre,
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 SW6 1NQ
★★★ Hotel ibis - Earls Court (approx 10 mins)
47 Lillie Road
London SW6 1UD
★★★ Holiday Inn Express London - Earl's Court (approx 10 mins)
295 North End Road
★★★★ Millennium & Copthorne Hotel at Chelsea FC (approx 5 mins)
London, SW6 1HS
Looking for other hotels in the surrounding area? Use this link: www.booking.com
There are a variety of restaurants within Fulham Broadway Retail Centre:
There are also several restaurants just outside the retail centre, all within a couple of minutes’ walk.
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
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
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.
Heathrow Terminals 1-3
Take the Underground PICCADILLY LINE to Earls Court
Change train at Earls Court take the DISTRICT LINE to Fulham Broadway
Take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria
Take the Underground DISTRICT LINE from Victoria to Fulham Broadway
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
Underground – Northern Line Euston to Embankment
District Line Embankment to Fulham Broadway
Underground – District Line Paddington to Fulham Broadway
There are two bus stops outside the Gfinity Arena on the Fulham Road, use number 14, 211 and 414 buses.
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.