Quick Rules

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Quick Rules are taken as priority over the "Rules" page for this cup.

Custom Game Settings:

  • Game mode:
    • First Round - Ro16: Best of One
      • Quarter-Finals and Semi-Finals: Best-of-Three
        • Grand Finals: Best-of-Five
  • High bandwidth: On
  • Map rotation: Single map
  • Return to lobby:
    • Payload & Point Capture: After a mirror match
    • Control: After a game
  • The higher seeded team starts the map veto
    • Available maps: King's Row, Numbani, Watchpoint: Gibraltar, Dorado, Hanamura, Temple of Anubis, Volskaya, Nepal, Lijiang Tower, Hollywood, Ilios & Route 66
  • Hero selection limit: Single Hero
    • All heroes are currently allowed
  • Disable kill cam: On

All other settings are to be left as the default. For a full list of server settings, please refer to the rules page.

General Rules:

  • Minimum of 4 UK based players.
  • Escort and Hybrid maps are decided by either a) pushing the payload further than the other team or b) reaching the final checkpoint faster.
  • In case of a tie on Assault, Hybrid or Escort a preset Best of Three Control map is to be played. The winner of the Control map will win the tied map. Please note: Control maps picked in from the map pool are to be played as a Best of Five
  • Once games are finished, both winning and losing team captains need to upload results on the match page and submit screenshots/recordings.

Overwatch Tournament Guide

Chat

discordicon2.pngLooking for your opponents or need help? During the cup join ESL Overwatch on Discord, use the ESL Play App to chat with your opponent or open a support ticket.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest


ESL Play App

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.