Scan Invitational

13th & 14th April

Day 1 Swiss
Day 2 Top 8 Elimination




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Welcome to the brand-new Scan Invitational, the ultimate battleground open to current students and alumni where heroes are forged and legends are born! Prepare yourself for thrilling Overwatch 2 matches as top teams from across the UK fight for supremacy.

The Scan Invitational is an online tournament run over 2 days. On Saturday 13th all teams will compete in a 5-7 round swiss bracket (based on signup numbers). On Sunday 14th the top 8 teams progress to a single elimination bracket.

1st Place: £250
2nd Place: £150 
3rd Place: £100 

Scan is all about three things – tech, heart and soul, and for over 30 years Scan has been driven by these passions. Scan's teammates are committed to supplying the optimal tech to fulfil your requirements, focusing on providing the best Specification, Service and Satisfaction while our core-values of physical and mental wellbeing keep us moving forwards.

Scan has been a huge part of the gaming and esports community for decades, sponsoring one of the world’s first esports organisations Team Dignitas in 2005 while their 3XS Systems gaming PCs have won hundreds of awards and driven forward innovation.



  • All players must be current or former students from the same university. 
  • All games are on the European region.
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a match.
  • Check in deadline is 12:30pm. Teams who don't check in will not get games for that evening.
  • Lobby settings
    • Competitive rules on
    • Kill cam disabled
    • Skins disabled
  • Teams must use 2 DPS, 2 Support and 1 Tank, once you have started the match, you are not allowed to swap roles during the map, but can between modes.
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will be suspended for the remainder of the season (minimum of 3 weeks, carried over to the following season).

Players are expected to uphold the NSE Code of Conduct whilst competing in this tournament

In addition to NSE rules all players must comply with Overwatch 2 terms of service at all times including, but not limited to, any account sharing policies.

All decisions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of these rules are at the sole discretion of the NSE Admin Team, whose decisions are final.
These rules may be amended, changed or supplemented when required by the NSE Admin Team to ensure fair play and competitive integrity.

Map Veto

All maps picked must be picked from Following Map pool. 

Control: Busan, Oasis, Nepal, Samoa
Hybrid: Eichenwade, Paraiso, ​Midtown, Hollywood
Flashpoint: New Junk City, Suravasa
Escort:  Junkertown, Shambali Monastery, Rialto, Route 66 
Push: Colosseo, Esperança, New Queen Street​

Best of Five

For best of 5 maps game modes will be played in the following order with the higher seed choosing map in the first game and lower seed choosing starting side. In subsequent games the loser of the previous map chooses the next map and the winning team chooses side. 

  • Control 
  • Hybrid 
  • Flashpoint 
  • Push 
  • Escort 

Best of Three

Best of 3s will work in the same way except only three game modes will be played. The three games modes will rotate each round.

  • Round 1
    • Control
    • Hybrid
    • Escort
  • Round 2
    • Hybrid
    • Push
    • Flashpoint
  • Round 3
    • Control
    • Escort
    • Push
  • Round 4
    • Flashpoint
    • Control
    • Escort
  • Round 5
    • Hybrid
    • Flashpoint
    • Push
  • Round 6
    • Control
    • Escort
    • Push
  • Round 7
    • Hybrid
    • Control
    • Flashpoint

Signups close Friday 12th April

Day 1 Saturday 13th

Time Round
1.00pm Captains meeting
1.15pm Round 1
2.15pm Round 2
3.15pm Round 3
4.15pm Round 4
5.30pm Round 5
6.30pm Round 6
7.30pm (If decider games needed) Round 7

Day 2 Sunday 14th

Time Round
1.00pm Quarterfinals Bo5
2.30pm Semi Finals Bo5
4.00pm Finals Bo7