Tournament Schedule

Date Hour (Round) Hour (Round)
18th March 2021 14:00 MSK (UB RO8 BO3 Match #1&2) 17:00 MSK (UB RO8 BO3 Match #3&4)
19th March 2021 14:00 MSK (LB Ro4a BO3 Match #1&2) 17:00 MSK (UB Ro4 BO3 Match #2)
20th March 2021 14:00 MSK (LB Ro4b BO3 Match #1&2) 17:00 MSK (UB Ro2 BO3)
21th March 2021 14:00 MSK (LB Ro2a BO3) 17:00 MSK (LB Ro2b BO3)


Quick Rules


Registration requirements and limitations

  • Teams are seeded based on average MMR of the team
  • A DPC Roster is required ( REGISTER HERE ).
  • The DPC roster name must be EXACTLY the same as it is written on ESL Play, if we cannot find your ESL Play team name on the DPC Roster search you won't be allowed to participate. Make sure that you don't use a different keyboard layout (for example; don't use Cyrillic).
  • Each player must have the same ESL Play Nickname as officially registered nickname on the DPC site.
  • The roster must be fully registered with 5 players before 13 March 2021 15:30 MSK.
  • No DPC roster changes can be made for the entire duration of the Qualifiers and DPC Season 2
  • You must follow the rules outlined by us and by Valve (HERE)
  • For a team to be eligible to participate in a region, at least 3 team members must be residing in the region and participate in each match. We will potentially ask for residency proof at any point from any player participating. Faking residency will lead to an automatic disqualification and potentially a temporary or permanent ban from ESL and/or Valve events.
  • Teams must have the 5 players registered on the ESL Play team that are registered on the DPC Roster.
  • Teams can´t use any subs during the Qualifiers.
  • 5 is the maximum allowed players to be registered on the ESL Play team.
  • Sign-ups will be reviewed by the administration team before being accepted to prevent abuse.

Tournament rules:

  • Tournament Format: Double Elimination, Best of Three
  • Game Mode: Captains mode
  • Server location: Stockholm
  • Vote system: Votes are done in the game lobby in the presence of the tournament administration.
    • G1 - Coin toss, G2 - reverse, G3 - Coin toss logic is used for the games in the BO3 series.

Special notes

  • Teams will be seeded based on the MMR of the players.
  • It is advised to carefully consider the 5 players registered on the DPC roster, this will be your official roster for the whole season!


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