Quick Rules

Match days
One match day per week is planned. Default match day and time will be Wednesday 20:00 CEST. Feel free to agree with your opponent on any suitable match date and time. But if you can not find a solution with your opponent for different match date, the match shall be played on default match date and time.

Roster lock
As long as you joined the league with your team - you can no longer change your roster! Make sure you have no players in your team, which will not play the league. It will be allowed to change up to two players before playoffs start.

Team change
Every player is expected to play only for one team during the ESL Open League. It is not allowed to change the team if you already have played at least one match for another team. Breaking this rule will lead to default loss and disqualification from the League.

Match settings
  • Mode: Best-of-Two (overall scores after two rounds)
  • Time limit:
    • 7 Minutes - Big
    • No overtime, goals scored at the end of time limit are valid only if it's possible to kick off
  • Score limit: 0
  • Stadium: Big (with 3-def rule as default)


PlacePremium for 4 playersSpecial Award
cup_1st.gif 1st place section-premium_small.gif ESL Premium - 90 days*Summer Open League Award**
cup_2nd.png 2nd place section-premium_small.gif ESL Premium 60 days*
cup_3rd.png 3rd place section-premium_small.gif ESL Premium 30 days*

*If at least 8 contestants
**If at least 16 contestants

In order to get your prize you must write a support ticket with tournament brackets link and your contacts.


discordicon2.pngLooking for your opponents or need help? During the cup join ESL Fun Games on Discord, use the ESL Play App to chat with your opponent or open a support ticket.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest

ESL Play App


Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up and check in
  • 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 chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support or for match related issues, please open a protest.