Quick Rules

The tournament is limited to 256 players upon check in.

How to play:
  1. Add opponent to friends list
  2. Start BLAZBLUE: CF
  3. Open a custom match
  4. Invite your opponent
  5. Start the match
Game settings:
  • Character swap: Only the loser of the previous round is allowed to swap characters. The winner will have to continue to use the same character.
  • Connectivity: If the match becomes unplayable due to connectivity issues it will have to be reported to the tournament administration as soon as possible. If multiple reports arise that a player has a poor connection the ESL administration reserves the right to remove that player from the tournament.
  • Replays: Storing replays or screenshots of your victory is mandatory and will have to uploaded to your match. These will be used in case of any disputes.
  • Stage: The loser of the previous game may choose the stage. The first stage is random.
  • BGM: The winner of the previous game may select the BGM.


discordicon2.pngLooking for your opponents or need help? During the cup join ESL BLAZBLUE on Discord, use the ESL Play App to chat with your opponent or open a support ticket.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest

ESL Play App


Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up
  • If check in is enabled, make sure to check in on time
  • Wait for your first match to show up on the right
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm
  • Wait for your next match

Still need help? During the cup, use Discord chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.