Quick Rules

Schedule: The tournament will come to an end at 0:00 CET at the very latest. If the tournament has not concluded when it's past midnight, it will continue on the next day.

Note: The hero Dehaka is banned in this tournament.

Please make sure to read the rule set for the passport requirement.

Mapveto: The maps will be banned through the matchsheet with the automatic mapveto system. The system will decide the team that starts with the first map veto. 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

Replays:Every team must send their replays to [email protected]. This replays wont be public.

Format: Bo3
Battleground Veto/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 except Dehaka are allowed, 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 Summer Regional
medal_silver_3.png 3rd & 4th 100 Points for the Final Qualifer
medal_bronze_3.png 5th - 8th 60 Points for the Final Qualifer
medal_grey.png 9th - 16th 35 Points for the Final Qualifer
medal_grey.png 17th - 32nd 20 Points for the Final Qualifer
medal_grey.png 33rd - 64th 10 Points for the Final Qualifer
medal_grey.png 65th - 128th 4 Points for the Final Qualifer


Need more help? During the cup join please join us on the #support channel of our Discord server or open a support ticket.


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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