Registration for the third FIFA Interactive World Cup: Local Qualifier event at the FIFA World Football Museum is now open. The winner of this tournament will join Bruno Bardelas and Julian Ulrich, who won the first and second competition respectively, in the final FIFA 17 tournament later this year – the winner of which will earn a wildcard entry to the European Qualifiers for the FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC) Grand Final.

This is an exclusive chance to secure a spot at the world’s biggest international video game competition, which will be held in in London this year and is offering a cash prize of $200,000 USD. With two competitions already finished, a further six tournaments will be played at the museum’s Sportsbar 1904 over the coming months. The winners of each of these tournaments will making up one spot in the final tournament, also held in Sportsbar 1904, to determine the overall winner.

The tournament is limited to 32 players but there is a waiting list in the event of anybody cancelling. Players are entered on a first come first served basis so please do not delay if you are keen. The third tournament will be held on Thursday, 9 February 2017, from 18:00. Registering is very simple and can be done online here. The tournament is free to watch and games are played on giant screens, for the most part, so spectators are able to enjoy the action too.