Quick Rules

This ladder requires players to use ESL Anticheat. All players are required to run ESL Anticheat during their match, which can be downloaded here.
Using ESL Anticheat is very simple.
  1. Download and install the client
  2. Double click your open match, hit start and wait for it to be finished loading
  3. Start Overwatch via the Battle.net client
  4. Close the game once you finished your match and let the upload finish
  5. Repeat!
Game Rules:
  • Rule set: Skirmish
  • Victory condition: The first to reach 20 kills wins
  • High bandwidth: On
  • Game mode:
    • Best of One
  • Map rotation: Single map
  • Return to lobby: After a game
  • The higher seed 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, Eichenwalde, Oasis, Horizon Lunar Colony & Junkertown
  • Hero selection limit: None
    • All heroes are currently allowed
  • Disable kill cam: On
General Rules:
  • Recordings and/or screenshots from each round are required
All other settings are to be left as the default. For a full list of server settings, please refer to the rules page.


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


Is this your first time? You can find a detailed instruction here.

Otherwise here is a quick-step introduction:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up
  • Find a match using the match making methods listed on the right
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm

Still need help? Please contact support

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.