These are the 4 winners of the Open Qualifier

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The Open Qualifier of the Philips OneBlade Cup in FIFA 21 is over. More than 540 participants fought for the last four spots in the playoffs, which will be about attractive prize money and the entry into the finals in the coming weeks. Here we’ll tell you who the four qualifiers are.


The Austrian FIFA pro FAOETNATION is qualified for the playoffs.

BilalHalawi is unstoppable

Because of the high number of participants, the Open Qualifier was played in two different tournaments, each with just over 270 participants. The two best players in both brackets qualified for the playoffs. In the first bracket, the Danish player BilalHalawi was the measure of all things. The talent from Esbjerg prevailed against FCSP_Kamal from German second division club FC St. Pauli and PGeorge7_ from German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach, among others.

The second finalist in the first bracket was the Swedish pro iStefko_ from Örgryte IS Esports. In the decisive match for the playoffs participation, he won against the Dane OliverSigurdsson, who plays for Valencia CF Esports. In the final between BilalHalawi and iStefko_ it was only about seeding for the playoffs. BilalHalawi secured the tournament victory with a 6-5 win.

Eldos_fifa marches through the tournament

In the second bracket of the Open Qualifier, Eldos_fifa from German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and FAOETNATION from RB Salzburg eSports from Austria qualified for the playoffs. The only 16-year-old Eldos defeated Kandix1969, among others, who proved his class in the course of the tournament with victories against the Swedish pro Ollelito from the “Ninjas in Pyjamas” and the German professional FurkyPlayz from Thats Football.

FAOETNATION was able to prevail against some well-known pros. This also included the German players baizy and doktorserhat, who is under contract with the esports team of professional soccer player Bernd Leno (Arsenal London). FAOETNATION only had to admit defeat in the seeding match for the playoffs against Eldos.

The four playoff qualifiers from the Open Qualifier

  • BilalHalawi (Denmark)
  • iStefko_ (Sweden)
  • Eldos_fifa (Germany)
  • FAOETNATION (Austria)

This is how the Philips OneBlade Cup continues

In the Philips OneBlade Cup, the national playoffs are now on. This is where the best four players from each participating country meet to secure a spot for the regional playoffs. Only the winners of the national playoffs reach the regional playoffs, in which the best FIFA 21 players from the DACH and Nordic regions are sought.

The National Playoffs will take place from November 24th to December 1st, in this overview you will find all dates. We have explained the complete tournament format of the Philips OneBlade Cup to you here.

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