Quick Rules

How to signup

  • To sign-in, follow the instructions on the right of this page
  • 30 minutes before the start of the cup, you also have to check-in
  • For the best mobile experience please download the ESL Play app on iOS or Android

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How to play

  • Open Clash Royale on your device.
  • If you have an opponent, you will get an automatic invite
  • Accept the match challenge and play the match.
  • Wait a moment until the match is closed.
  • If you have more matches to play, take on the challenges ahead as well.
  • You can find tutorial on how to play here.

  • It is important that you are always ready to play. The time on the match page can vary from the time you will receive the invite. Play as soon as you get the invite!

Tournament Settings

  • Match type: 1v1
  • Match time: 3 minutes
  • Mode: Best of 5

Decks & Cards

  • A player can change their deck between battles.
  • Players can use any cards they wish in their deck.


In each cup you collect points depending on your placement in that cup. These points flow into a monthly ranking.

Free Member prem_3D_big.pngPremium Member
Placement Ranking Points Ranking Points
medal_gold_3.png 1. 100 points
+ 7 days ESL Premium
100 points
+ 7 days ESL Premium
medal_silver_3.png 2. 75 points 75 points
medal_bronze_3.png 3. 50 points 50 points
medal_bronze_3.png 4 40 points 40 points
medal_grey.png 5-8. 25 points 25 points
medal_grey.png 9-16. 10 points 10 points
medal_grey.png 17-32. 5 points 5 points
medal_grey.png 33-64. 2 points 2 points
medal_grey.png 65-x.

You can find the current monthly ranking here

At the end of the month, the top eight (8) players will be invited to the monthly finals where they will be able to compete for ESL premium prizes.

Free Member prem_3D_big.pngPremium Member
Placement Prize Prize
medal_gold_3.png 1. 30 days ESL Premium 30 days ESL Premium
medal_silver_3.png 2. 14 days ESL Premium 14 days ESL Premium
medal_bronze_3.png 3. 7 days ESL Premium 7 days ESL premium

For prizes to be distributed there need to be at least eight (8) participants per cup

Open a support ticket to claim your prize here!


esl_cr_teaser.pngLooking for your opponents or need help?

Join our discord server Open a Support Ticket! Open a Protest Ticket!

Please make sure to open a match protest in case of any match related problem. For tickets to be processed fast and easy, please keep them in English.


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 or for match related issues, please open a protest.