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Last change: 12.02.2016 18:05

These are the rules for the PlayOK Open Ladder 1on1 Ludo Europe. We make every effort to ensure the rules are complete and up to date but this may not always be the case. You should also check the Info Page and News for additions, exceptions and modifications that may apply. The rules are a guideline and the decisions by admins may differ from them depending on the circumstances. If you have any questions about the rules, please write a support ticket.

1. Challenging

In a ladder any participant may challenge any other, no matter if in the ranking or from the newcomer pool. A challenger from the Newcomer Pool will be considered as the last place in the ranking plus one. Furthermore, matches between the same two opponents are only allowed within a specific timerange, which can vary from ladder to ladder.

Participants that have more than 5 outstanding challenges in a ladder, no matter if the matches are confirmed or not, may not take on any further challenges. This is scripted into the ESL system and cannot be changed.

1.1. Normal compulsory challenges

If a participant is within 20 places above the challenging participants, it is called a normal compulsory challenge.

1.2. Intense compulsory challenges

If both participants are in the top 10, then it is called an intense compulsory challenges.

1.3. Matchmaker abuse

Playing multiple matches between 2 players using matchmaker is strictly forbidden. Every deception attempt will lead up to 6 penalty points.

2. No show

If your opponent does not show after 20 minutes, you must enter the result as your opponent did not appear in time. Do not enter a default win for yourself. You have to attach a screenshot as a proof that you were waiting for your opponent.

In Instant Challenger matches the no show time is 10 minutes.

3. Matchmedias

All match media are as original 14 days after the protest period or until the full execution of the protest to be stored and uploaded to the demand of an Admin. Any manipulation of the files is prohibited. All files must be uploaded to the ESL page, an upload to any external FTP is not allowed.

3.1. Screenshots

Correct screenshot has to contain the result of the match (win/loss). Screenshot has to be uploaded within 24 hours.

4. Match rules

4.1. Server

Players can choose any server on the page, preferably one who has the least players. All the details such as the server and room number should be posted in the comments or report on the match.

4.2. Fake results

Entering a fake result in a match in order to get ELO points in a ladder is strictly forbidden. If you did it by mistake, please send a support ticket.

4.3. Disconnects

In case of disconnect, remaining player have to wait for his opponent in time specified by the game. If opponent failed to appear again, do not enter the result by yourself, always open a support ticket.

4.4. Game Settings

The game settings should be checked by both players before starting the match. It is not possible to protest the outcome of the match based on wrong game settings.

5. Game specific rules

5.1. Ludo

Table Type: Private

Game Type: Sociable

Game Time: 5 minutes

How many: 1 win

5.2. Dice

Table Type: Private

Game Type: Sociable

Game Time: 5 minutes

How many: 1 win

6. Penalty points

6.1. Penalty Point Catalogue

In general, a player and the team can receive up to 6 penalty points per match, unless a single violation has a higher punishment. A team is only punished once per violation, regardless of how many players. Where a player or team receives penalty points for multiple violations, the penalty points are added together.

Rule violation Number of penalty points
No show Team: 3; Player: 2
Reject compulsory challenge Normal: 1
Intense (top 10): 2
Abort match Player / Team: 4
Use of ineligible player
Inactive barrage Player / Team: 3
Barraged Player / Team: 6
Unregistered player Player / Team: 3
Missing Premium (where required) Player / Team: 3
Missing Trusted (where required) Player / Team: 3
Ringer/Faker Player / Team: 6
Playing with wrong gameaccount Player / Team: 3
Playing without a registered gameaccount Player / Team: 3
Unsportsmanlike behaviour
Multiple/Fake accounts Warning / 1-3 penalty points
Faking country/nationality Warning / 1 / 2 / 3 penalty points
Deception Player / Team: 1 - 4
Fake result Player / Team: 4
Fake match media Player / Team: 6
Fake match Player / Team: 6
Cheating Player: 12 / Team: 6