Quick Rules

Quarters (Top 8), Semis (Top 4), and the Finals will be played during Wednesday's broadcast

Registration Tutorial

You can join our NA ESL MKX Server here for Pro League Support. https://discord.gg/0vEO8QyjJCsnxAfh

Only legal residents of the USA and Canada are eligible to compete in this tournament. Players must be at least 17 years of age or older.

Match Progress
Once the tournament begins, check “My Matches” and contact your opponent via ESL Chat or Playstation Network to start the match. Before a game begins, verify that all of the settings are correct. The round time limit is 90 seconds. Stage Interactions are to remain on.

  • Best of Five Games
    • One game consists of up to three rounds (one opportunity for fatality).
  • Single Elimination
  • Game Timer: 90 seconds
  • Stage: Each player may select the stage of their choice
  • 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.

Once the bracket reaches the Quarter Finals, the remainder of the tournament will be played on Wednesday’s broadcast starting at 17:00 PDT. You MUST confirm your attendance within 24 hours prior to the start of the show.

Character Selection
All characters and variations are allowed in the ESL MKX Pro League North America. Players may select hidden cursor (Blind Pick) during character selection. The winner keeps the character and variation. The loser picks desired character and variation.

Stage Rotation
Players may select the stage of their choice. Mortal Kombat X will randomly choose the stage between the two choices.

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 twitch.tv or youtube.com is the best way to provide video evidence.


This cup can be played in the ESL Xbox One 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

Connection issues? Please Follow the link for connection support.

Still need help? During the cup, use chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.