Quick Rules

  • Server: 128 tick high quality servers with CS Game Integration
  • Duration: 1-day cup
  • Max Rounds: 30
  • Maps: Mapvote, BO1
  • Standard ESL Mappool:
    • de_inferno
    • de_nuke
    • de_mirage
    • de_train
    • de_cache
    • de_cobblestone
    • de_overpass
  • Official Server Config

View complete rules

How to join the tournament?
  • In order to sign up, all participating students need to have an ESL account and be signed up to the same team
  • Teams need to have the name of the high school they represent
  • The headmaster or responsible teacher of the esports class need to submit the team link or team ID to [email protected] through their official high school email address and officially confirm all of the signed up players are students of their high school
  • ESL will confirm teams and add them to the actual tournament


medal_gold_3.png Top 2 bullet_black.png Fully funded trip to the event (travel & hotel night from Saturday to Sunday)
bullet_black.png Play the grand final on the Pro League stage on Sunday
bullet_black.png Match will be streamed live as part of the show on youtube.com/ESLCS
bullet_black.png Both teams will get an exclusive coaching from Jacob 'pimp' Winneche


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.