ESL Premium Tournament

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Quick Rules

Sub Zero 2nd DLC character is BANNED for this competition, Red Hood 1st DLC character is ALLOWED for this competition

Each week, the Open tournament will run every Saturday for 12 weeks. The Top 8 will be played during Sunday's top eight tournament.

Only legal residents of Europe and CIS are eligible to compete in this tournament. Players must be at least 16 years of age or older.

Match Progress
Once the tournament begins, check “My Matches” and contact your opponent via ESL Chat, Discord, or Playstation Network to start the match. Before a game begins, verify that all of the settings are correct. The round time limit is 240 seconds. Stage Interactions are to remain on.

  • Best of Five Games
    • One game consists of up to three rounds
  • Single Elimination
  • Game Timer: 240 seconds
  • Competitive Mode: Enabled
  • Stage: Each player must choose random select
  • Stage Interactables: On

Players have up to ten minutes to show up for a match before forfeiting the first game. Additional games will be forfeited every additional five minutes if the player does not show up. In the event of a no-show or disconnect, refer to the rules and contact an admin via support ticket immediately.

The bracket must be played out to it's entirety on Saturday. The final standings will be used to seed the Top 8 players on Sunday which will start at 18:00 CEST. You MUST confirm your attendance directly after qualification into the top eight. Failure to confirm your participation will result in you being removed from the top eight tournament.

Character Selection
Players may use any character to compete in Path2Pro. Players may select hidden cursor (Blind Pick) during character selection. The winner keeps their character. The loser has the option to select a new character if they so choose.

Stage Selection
Both players must select random select. Injustice 2 will then randomly choose the stage between the two random selections.

Reporting Scores
To report the score, enter a number (1,2,3) to specify how many games you won and lost. Both players are expected to report the score.

If there are any inconsistencies in the reported scores, contact us via a support ticket. In the event of a dispute, be prepared to provide pictures of post-game summaries or video evidence from the match. Uploading clips to or is the best way to provide video evidence.


During the Month of Power (May 20 - June 10)
medal_gold_3.png 1. $575, Merch & Place in EU Final
medal_silver_3.png 2. $250 & Merch
medal_bronze_3.png 3. $175 & Merch
medal_grey.png 4. Merch

During the Open Season of Path To Pro (June 17 - August 5)
medal_gold_3.png 1. $350 & Place in EU Final
medal_silver_3.png 2. $175
medal_bronze_3.png 3. $100


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.