Quick Rules

Registration requirements and limitations

  • Participating players need to be minimum of 18 years old
  • All participants within a team must have a Town Hall level 8
  • The tournament is free to enter for everyone all over the world
  • The tournament is limited to 512 teams on check-in
  • Sign-ups will be reviewed by the administration team before being accepted to prevent cases where teams try to overrule this requirement.

Tournament rules

  • Tournament Format: Single Elimination, Best of One
  • War invitations: The team on the left side of the match page shall host a game and send an invitation to a 5v5 Friendly War to the opposing team.
  • Attacks limit: Each player can only use one of his two attacks (Valid across all tournament phases)
  • Team lineup: Only those players are eligible to take part in the friendly war, who are part of the same ESL Play team
  • War Invitations:The team on the left side of the match page has the right to host the game and send an invitation to a 5v5 Friendly War to the opposing team
    In case a team on the right side does not receive an invitation, they must initiate the invitation
    In case the invitation is not being accepted, the team on the right side is obliged to fill a protest ticket

Preparation and War Time

  • Preperation time: 15 minutes
  • War time: 1 hour
  • If a team is not present and ready to start playing 15 minutes after the scheduled time, that team will be disqualified.
  • Each team is responsible for NOT being in any other War, while trying to initiate a Friendly War.
    Failing to be challenged due to being active in a different war will result in a default loss.
  • That war restriction is applied to players individually, so make sure all of your players are available, else you won't be available for friendly war challenges.

War History

  • Each team is responsible for setting the War history to public, for the sole reason that the match can be closed automatically by the ESL system.

Reporting results

  • Once your match is over the results will be added automatically, result should be reported only in case of a tie.


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Looking for your opponents or need help? During the cup join ESL Clash of Clans on Discord or open a support ticket.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.


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

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up and check in
  • 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 chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.