ESC India Survivial Guide

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Below, you will find the key dates for the Esports Collective Pilot. Dates are subject to change based on the impact of coronavirus.

  • Registration: May 8th - May 26th
  • Event Start: May 26th - June 4th
  • Championships: June 5th & June 6th
  • Regular season will consist of 10 days of games and will be leaderboard-style play.
  • Championships will be single elimination, top 16. The 5th will be everything but Finals and then the Finals will be played on June 6th.


The Esports Collective Pilot is a private community for all colleges & college students in India.


David Stone

Customer Success Associate


Beau Hughes

Tournament Manager


Support Team

Technical Questions/Issues


Sign Up

  • Any player interested in competing in the ESC India tournament must first sign up on the Generation Esports website. 

Join the Esports Collective (ESC) Community

  • In order to register for the tournament, you must join the ESC India community.
  • To do this, select “Communities” on the left-hand navigation and scroll through the pages until you find ESC India.
  • Click “Learn More” on the ESC India community to be taken to the main community page, and select “Join” in the upper right-hand corner. 
  • Make sure the “Student” box is checked and press “Continue”.
  • Review the community guidelines and check “Agree” to continue. 
  • Enter school name, age, gaming experience, and a student verification. Pressing continue will send the application to the community admin for approval. Accepted forms of student verification are as follows:
    • School ID
    • Official Transcript
    • Report Card

Set FIFA Game Connection

  • Players will need to connect their screen name/gamertag to their profile in order to be added to a roster.
  • Select “Connect Games” on the left-hand navigation and choose “Add Game Connection”
  • From the game connection popup window, select FIFA from the dropdown menu and enter the screen name/gamertag you use for that game. You can view your game connections list from the Game Connections page.

Register for the tournament

  • From your left-hand navigation, select "Communities", then under my communities select “Learn More” on the ESC Community to be taken to the community’s main page.
  • From here you can click the “Tournaments” tab to access the game tournaments available to your community. Select FIFA. 
  • Once you’re on the specific tournament page, click the “Register Now” button and choose “register as an individual”, then skip the drop-down and select “register as an individual” again to register yourself.

When Are The Matches Played?

Queue Times Title Team Size Platforms Match Length

4pm IST or

8pm IST

FIFA 21 1v1



Bo3 Season

Bo7 Playoff/Finals



Queuing For Your Match

  • Queues for match times will open in the “Today’s Play Times” section of the dashboard at the set queue time listed.
  • Once the queue time arrives, you can then press “Join Queue” to be thrown into the 10-minute skill-based matchmaking window.

Solo Queueing

  • Solo players need to press the “Join Queue” button once the queue opens up at the set queue time.
  • There will be a 10-minute window of time from the start of the queue time that joining the queue will be available.
  • Once the timer reaches 0, queued players will be matched against each other.

Match Page Information

  • Once the queue is over, you will be matched with your opponent.
  • Both competitors will be taken to the match page where they can view their opponent's screen names (gamertags), report their scores, and utilize the match chat.
  • Each competitor will be designated as either “home” or “away” and it is up to the “home” player to create a custom/private match.
  • After the match is complete, the winner of the match will report the score in the “reporting scores” section. (each win counts as 1 pt)

Contacting Your Opponent

  • All players need to utilize the Match Chat feature on the GenE platform to communicate with their opponent.
  • Once your queue window opens for your weekly match and you are matched with your opponent, you will be able to contact them directly through the match page match chat.

Reporting Scores/Forfeits

  • To report scores or forfeits, click on the match from your dashboard and scroll to the section called, “Report Match Score”.
  • You can insert the scores in this section by counting every win/game as 1 point. If the match was forfeited, click the “win by forfeit” box under the winning team’s name.
  • Once you submit, you will be able to see who reported the score.

Match Settings/Rules

  • You will find match settings and rules for FIFA here.

Creating a FIFA Custom Game

  • You can find information about creating custom FIFA matches here.

FIFA Game Overview

  • You can view the FIFA Game Overview here.


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