Start time: Sunday 26th October, 19:00 CET
Check in time: 30 minutes before the cup starts
Late sign up: 20 minutes before the cup starts

Game: Heroes of the Storm (EU)
Game ID: Heroes of the Storm BattleTag (EU)
Mode: 5on5, Best of One & Best of Three Final, Map Elimination

Official Language: English
Cup Discussion & Feedback: Forum
Looking for teammates: Transfermarket

Quick Rules

  • Veto/Ban/Picks: The higher seeded team will determine who will start with either the battleground elimination, or the picks.
  • Battleground Veto: Eliminate Battlegrounds via match comments or the match chat, this can also be done in game via group chat.
  • List of Battlegrounds: Blackheart's Bay, Dragon Shire, Haunted Mines, Cursed Hollow, Garden of Terror.
  • Heroes: All Heroes are allowed, mirrors are not permitted within ESL tournaments.
  • Draft mode: Draft is only used when each team has min. 14 different heroes in total, otherwise you use Blind Picks. Ban 1-1, Pick 1-2-2-1, Ban 1-1, Pick 1-1-1-1
  • Blind mode: Picking order 1-2-2-2-2-1.

View complete rules


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

Cup Chat

Need more help? During the cup join #esl.newgames on Quakenet IRC or open a support ticket.