Quick Rules

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FORMAT
  • Double elimination bracket
  • Matches: Best of 1
  • Grand Final: Best of 3 with one map advantage for the team coming from the Upper bracket
  • Game mode: Uplink
  • Preparation time: 45 seconds
  • Attention: When a private game is being created, the ESL option must be chosen on the right side of the menu to use the previously listed ruleset.

MAPS

  • Bazaar / Cargo / Downfall / Quarantine / Subway /Suburbia
  • Night maps can't be picked
MAPVETO

Before each round the teams must do the mapveto on using the ESL Play platform to decide which map is being played.

Mapvote for Best of 1

Team A is banning Bazaar
Team B is banning Cargo
Team A is banning Downfall
Team B is banning Quarantine
Team A is banning Subway

Mapvote for Europe Best of 3 (Due to the advantage)

Team A is banning Bazaar
Team B is banning Cargo
Team A is banning Downfall
Team B is banning Quarantine
1st map picked by Team A: Subway
2nd / remaining map picked by Team B: Suburbia

The mapvote for the Best of 3 will be done in the match comments.

Based on the match details page, the team on the left side can start the mapveto.

HOSTRIGHT / PICK SIDES
On the match details page the team captain of the team on the left side has to host the game and the team on the right can decide the team in the first round (Volk / MARSOC)

ELIGIBILITY
To enter and participate in the Tournament, the majority (3/5) of the players must be a legal resident and physically located in EU. Up to 2 players who are a legal resident and physically located in the US or Canada are allowed. All participants must be at least thirteen (13) years old.

If you have problems, or notice any issue, please contact the Admins IMMEDIATELY via Support Ticket.

Help

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.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.