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eSailGP 2020 Championship

The ultimate virtual battle for eSailGP glory

Introducing eSailGP - the official eSailing game of SailGP, the global sports championship. The world’s fastest virtual sail racing - eSailGP offers fans the chance to test their skills piloting the world’s fastest sail race boats in a virtual environment - which includes an opportunity to take on the world-class SailGP athletes.

Launched in partnership with Virtual Regatta and World Sailing, the competition will feature seven qualification events over the course of the season, with each respective winner clinching a spot in the eSailGP Grand Final on August 14. With an additional wild card berth for a youth player, the finalists will face off in eF50s with the overall winner receiving an all-inclusive package to ROCKWOOL Copenhagen SailGP in September, as well as a place in the eSailing World Championship Final later in the year. In addition, the top eight from each eSailGP Qualifier will qualify for the eSailing World Championship Final Playoffs.

2020 eSailGP Schedule // The road to the Grand Final

Sailors and non-sailors alike will have a full season of challenges throughout 2020 to test their skills against players from around the globe, including SailGP athletes. The championship comprises four qualification rounds, run alongside the SailGP Season 2 events, as well as three additional pop-up qualifiers.

All players can compete in as many races as they wish during the Qualifier, however, they must do the 13 races required as a minimum. Once these fleet races are over the top 8 players will be contacted and invited into the Qualifier Final.

Qualifier Final
The top 8 players through to the Qualifier Final will compete in 3 final fleet races to decide the top 2 players. The top 2 players with the most points after 3 races will meet in a winner-takes-all match race. The top 8 players of each Qualification Final win a spot for the 2020 eSailing World Championship Play-Off in September.

Grand Final
The Grand Final will see every qualifier winner from throughout the season’s event progress to a final 3 fleet races, with an additional wild card berth for one youth player. The top 2 players with the most points after the 3 races will meet in a winner-takes-all match race. The winner of the Grand Final is the eSailGP 2020 Champions and wins a package that includes:

  • Invitation to the ROCKWOOL Copenhagen SailGP (real-life event)
    Travel and accommodation covered by SailGP Comment end
    1 x 6th sailor spot on F50 - the chance to experience the F50 in real life
    A pair of Adrenaline Lounge hospitality passes
  • Automatic qualification for eSailing World Championship Final
    Including economy travel and accommodation for the finalist

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Date: Sun 22 March 10:00 (UTC)
Status: Completed - Qualifier Final

Regatta format: Open with 4 fleet races
No discard race
Participants: 8 Registered, 8 Racing

Regatta Results

Number Name Nation Sail Points Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Match Race
1 Joan Cardona Spain ESP 3007 27 9 7 9 2
2 Roxyjoni Germany GER 10 26 8 10 8 0
3 Peppe D'Amato Italy ITA 4009 23 10 6 7 N/A
4 1stloser Australia AUS 801 21 6 9 6 N/A
5 HAVUC Turkey TUR 6 20 7 8 5 N/A
6 Aidan Gordon Australia NZL 888 19 4 5 10 N/A
7 Bart Lambriex Netherlands NED 194 9 5 4 DNF N/A
8 Luca Coslovich Italy ITA 3 6 3 3 DNF N/A

The Big Stories On 30 March 2020