Quick Rules

Bans: Auriel, Dehaka on Battlefield of Eternity

Note: Teams, Rosters and Sign-ups for the Qualifier #2 will be cut-off on Monday, August 15th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM PST.

Schedule: On Day 1, the tournament will run from 18:00 PST up until the Quarterfinals. Day 2, will begin at 18:00 PST on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 and will consist of the Quarterfinal and Semifinal matches.

Mapveto: A cointoss will decide the team that starts with the first mapveto. Maps will be banned alternately until 7 maps are left and then 3 maps will be picked alternately in the order in which these maps will be played. The opponent team (which did the second map veto) will start with the First Ban in Hero Draft

Format: Bo3
Battlegroundveto/Ban/Picks: Check rules
List of Battlegrounds: Battlefield of Eternity, Blackheart's Bay, Cursed Hollow, Dragon Shire, Garden of Terror, Infernal Shrines, Sky temple, Tomb of the Spider Queen & Towers of Doom
Heroes: All Heroes allowed, unless they are newly released where they will not be available to play for 2 weeks, mirrors are not permitted within ESL tournaments.
Picks & Bans: For this Cup Standard Mode (Lobby) has to be used
Draft: The Draft will be done through the Draft Tool from HeroesDraft
Draft Mode: Double Ban System. Ban 1-1, Pick 1-2-2, Ban 1-1, Pick 2-2-1

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medal_gold_3.png 1st & 2nd Qualified for North America Fall Regional #2 - Seattle


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Is this your first cup? 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

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