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"Bundesliga Home Challenge": Derby on match day four

The German Football League (DFL) announced the pairings for the fourth matchday of the "Bundesliga Home Challenge" on Wednesday (April 15th): The Royal Blues will take on Borussia Dortmund on Saturday (April 18th) at 5.10 CEST. Schalke’s fans can follow the online derby live on Twitch.

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"Bundesliga Home Challenge": S04 to face Hannover 96

After four matches won in the past two game days of the "Bundesliga Home Challenge", the Royal Blues will take on Hannover 96 on Saturday (April 11th). The duel with the team from Lower Saxony will kick off at 16:20 CEST. Fans can follow the online friendly match live on Twitch.

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"Bundesliga Home Challenge": S04 meets VfL Wolfsburg

Over 2 million fans followed the "Bundesliga Home Challenge" last weekend. Meanwhile, four other teams joined the showcase initiated by the German Football League (DFL). On Sunday (April 5th) the Royal Blues meets VfL Wolfsburg. The match will kick off at 6.50 p.m. Former head coach and now member of the advisory board Huub Stevens agreed to take on the role of FIFA coach for the duration of the "Bundesliga Home Challenge".

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“Tim Latka” wins Kick It E-Sports Tournament, Donates Prize Money Back to Partner Organization

As part of growing initiatives around the world to stay at home and flatten the curve, FC Schalke 04 partner, Kick It 3v3, hosted a digital FIFA tournament this past weekend, drawing a massive 844 competitors from across the globe. The field included none other than Schalke’s own Tim “Tim Latka” Schwartmann, who has been a member of the Royal Blues' FIFA team since 2016.

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Bundesliga Home Challenge: Winning start in front of 4,500 Schalke fans

As football continues to be sidelined by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, 26 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs have come together for the inaugural “Bundesliga Home Challenge” tournament. FC Schalke 04 opened their account on Saturday (28.3) against FC St. Pauli. Schalke’s professional gamer Tim "Tim Latka" Schwartmann won his opening match 1-0, before Nassim Boujellab dominated his fixture 3-1 in front of 4,500 watching Schalke fans.

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FIFA: Philipp Schermer leaves Royal Blue

On August 31st, 2019 the contract of Philipp "Eisvogel" Schermer ends. FC Schalke 04 Esports has decided not to extend further with the FIFA professional.

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Miners extend contract of Michael Haan

Around 100,000 fans gathered on Sunday (11/8) to get in the mood for the upcoming season. At the season opening of FC Schalke 04 Tim Reichert looked back on a successful development in esports and announced the contract extension of young FIFA talent Michael Haan.

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FIFA eNations Cup: Two Royal Blues join DFB squad

The FIFA eNations Cup will take place on April 13th and 14th. For the first virtual team World Cup FIFA has invited 20 nations from all six confederations (UEFA, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, CAF, OFC and AFC). Two Royal Blues join the squad of the DFB. This was announced by the German Football Association on Sunday (31.3.) in Frankfurt.

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VBL Club Championship: Maximum point scores against Ingolstadt

With three victories, the Royal Blues win the encounter with FC Ingolstadt 04 on Matchday 10 (13.2.) Of the VBL Club Championship. 16-year-old Michael "Deos" Haan made his debut against the Schanzer. The miners are also convincing against SV Sandhausen - Tim "Tim Latka" Schwartmann succeeds in a 7-0 success on the Xbox One.

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S04 joins the Esports Forum of the International OIympic Committee

Organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), The Esports Forum will bring together leading figures within the esports industry and the Olympic Movement to discuss opportunities for further engagement and interaction. Tim Reichert, Chief Gaming Officer at FC Schalke 04 and FIFA-professional Tim Schwartmann join the Esports Forum.

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FUT Champions Cup Barcelona: path to the 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup

The FUT Champions Cup in Barcelona kicks off on Friday - the first live event of the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series and also the first step towards the 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup. Tim “Tim Latka” Schwartmann and Lukas “Idealz” Schmandt represent Schalke in the tournament.

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Schwartmann and Schmandt play for place in VBL final

The TAG Heuer Virtual Bundesliga (VBL) is being played as the first event of the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series. As a competition from both game producer Electronic Arts and football association DFL, the VBL is an important milestone on the path to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018. FIFA pros Tim “Tim Latka” Schwartmann plays on Xbox One and Lukas “Idealz” Schmandt plays on PlayStation 4 for FC Schalke 04 eSports.

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Point of contact for FIFA fans: Test your skills against the pros

Fans of only gaming are well taken care of at Schalke: the newly opened Gaming-Area in the LaOla-Club provides members of the eCommunity with a meeting point inside VELTINS-Arena. The Area allows fans to test their FIFA 18 skills against some of the best before Schalke home games.

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FUT Champions Cup Barcelona: path to the 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup

The FUT Champions Cup in Barcelona kicks off on Friday - the first live event of the EA SPORTS FIFA 18 Global Series and also the first step towards the 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup. Tim “Tim Latka” Schwartmann and Lukas “Idealz” Schmandt represent Schalke in the tournament.