Quick Rules

Custom Game Settings:
  • High bandwidth: On
  • Game mode:
    • Start of the tournament until Finals: Best of Three
    • Finals: Best of Five
  • 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. The lower seed will then choose the starting side of the first map.
    • Available maps: King's Row, Numbani, Watchpoint: Gibraltar, Dorado, Hanamura, Eichenwald, Temple of Anubis, Volskaya, Nepal, Lijiang Tower, Hollywood, Ilios & Route 66
  • Hero selection limit: None
    • All heroes are currently allowed
  • Disable kill cam: On
General Rules:
  • In case of a draw on Assault or Hybrid, a preset Best of One Control map is to be played. The winner of the Control map will win the draw. Please note: Control maps picked in from the map pool are to be played as a Best of Five
  • 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.


Place Prize
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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? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up
  • 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 Discord chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.