Quick Rules

Match Progress
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.

  • Single Elimination
  • Best of Five
  • Best of Five Matches - Each Match is Bo3 Rounds
  • Game Timer 90 seconds
  • Stage: Random
  • Stage Interactables: On
Players have up to fifteen minutes to show up for a match before forfeiting the entire Best of Five series and match loss. In the event of a no-show or disconnect, refer to the rules and contact an admin via protest ticket immediately.

Character Selection
All characters and variations are allowed. 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
Stage selection must be Random

Reporting Scores
To report the score, enter a number (1,2,3) to specify how many matches 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 protest 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.


Need more help? During the cup join the "ESL Mortal Kombat Discord Chat" or open a support ticket.

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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.