Tournament Schedule*

Date Hour (Round) Hour (Round)
5th Jan 2021 18:00 MSK (Ro128 BO1) 19:30 MSK (Ro64 BO1)
8th Jan 2021 18:00 MSK (Ro32 BO1) 19:30 MSK (Ro16 BO3)
9th Jan 2021 17:00 MSK (Ro8 BO3) 20:00 MSK (Ro4 BO3)


*Subject to change based on the number of participants. The tournament will start on the 5th of Jan 2021, 18:00 MSK, regardless of the number of participants. If less than 128 teams sign-up, fewer rounds are played on the 5th of Jan 2021. If there are more than 128 teams, an extra round is played on the 5th of Jan 2021. In case 8 or fewer teams sign-up, the tournament will have fewer playdays (teams will be contacted by the admin team with the new schedule on tournament start).

Quick Rules


Registration requirements and limitations

  • Teams are seeded based on average MMR of the team
  • A DPC Roster is required ( REGISTER HERE ). Your team's DPC roster must be up to date and must have the correct team name as it is written on the ESL team profile.
  • For a team to be eligible to participate in a region, 3 or more of the players need to reside in the area they are competing in. Additionally, teams will be able to use a stand-in for up to 4 of their matches as long as that stand-in is either competing in a lower division or not competing in a league at all.
  • 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 until Ro32, Best of Three on Ro16, Ro8 & Ro4
  • Game Mode: Captains mode
  • Server location: Stockholm
  • Vote system: Coin toss. Votes are done in the ingame lobby using chat commands.
  • Follow the steps on the tournament widget to play the match


Place Reward
medal_gold_3.png 1st - 2nd Qualification for the ESL One DPC CIS Lower Division


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.