Quick Rules

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. 2 Maps will be banned alternately and then maps will be picked alternately in the order in which these maps will be played (1 map in a BO1, 3 maps in a BO3). The opponent team (which did the second map veto) will start with the First Ban in Hero Draft.

Format: Bo1 Finals: Bo3
Battlegroundveto/Ban/Picks: Check rules (5.2.1 & 5.2.2)

Note: The hero Alextrasza is banned in this tournament.

List of Battlegrounds: Battlefield of Eternity, Blackheart's Bay, Braxis Holdout, Cursed Hollow, Dragon Shire, Garden of Terror,Hanamura, Haunted Mines, Infernal Shrines, Sky temple, Tomb of the Spider Queen, Towers of Doom, Volskaya Foundry and Warhead Junction.
Heroes: All Heroes, except Alextrasza, are allowed, and 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 with the in-game draft tool provided by Blizzard Entertainment.
Draft Mode: Double Ban System. Ban 1-1, Pick 1-2-2, Ban 1-1, Pick 2-2-1

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Prize

medal_gold_3.png 1. 100 100 EUR + 1 Month Premium
medal_silver_3.png 2. 75
medal_bronze_3.png 3. 50
medal_grey.png 4. 35
medal_grey.png 5.-8. 25
medal_grey.png 9.-16. 10
medal_grey.png 17.-32. 5
medal_grey.png 33.-XX. 0
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Chat

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

Help

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.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.