Quick Rules

  • GAMEID: Insurgency SteamID (for example: 1:1:1234678)
  • Match Mode: BO1/ MR16 / 5vs5 Firefight
  • Bracket: Regular: 2 Matches (Home/Away) vs each team in same division. Playoffs: Best Of 3
  • Max. Rounds: MR16, First to 9, auto Sideswitch after 8 rounds played.
  • Map Selection: Home Team Pick
  • Home Team Pick: The Hometeam will choose both the server and the map to be played that match
  • Mappool: Verticality, District, Heights, Market, Ministry, Panj, Station, Siege, Uprising, Sinjar, Embassy
  • Timeout & Pause: Each team has a maximum of 3 pauses with a combined maximum pause-time of 3 minutes during each map. (Only during Freezetime of a round, NO pause midgame). Check the Pause Rules.
  • Theater & Configs: Server must be running official "ESL Match" Firefight Theater and Configs
  • Steamgroup: ESL Insurgency Steam Community
Check out the announcements on the New-Games (PC) mainpage. If you want to learn more about our seasonal Leagues check out our Autumn Announcement.


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 event, use chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.