Quick Rules

  • Game Mode: 1v1 Solo Mid
  • Server location: Europe West (or other if both players agree)
  • All games are Best of One
  • Both players pick the hero assigned as the map
  • Win Condition: 2 kills or 1 tower destroyed
  • Runes, Neutrals, Roshan: Allowed
  • Bottle: Not Allowed
  • Follow the steps on the tournament widget to play the match
  • When the tournament starts, be sure to add your opponent on Steam. You can find his steam profile under his nickname at the match page
  • Agree on who will host the custom lobby and follow the rules above for the lobby settings
  • Don't forget to pick the hero assigned as map in the match page


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Placement Prize Prize
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See Premium prizing conditions

(*) requires a minimum participation of 8 players in the tournament

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Looking for your opponents or need help? During the cup join ESL Dota 2 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
  • 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.