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Last change: 23.08.2019 18:25

These are the rules for the PUBG Mobile Open Phase 3 Group 2 America. We make every effort to ensure the rules are complete and up to date but this may not always be the case. You should also check the Info Page and News for additions, exceptions and modifications that may apply. The rules are a guideline and the decisions by admins may differ from them depending on the circumstances. If you have any questions about the rules, please write a support ticket.


This is a living document and is subject to change at the discretion of ESL Administration.

1. Schedule

Open Qualifiers

Group Play: March 18th - April 14th

Tuesday 3:00PM - 9:00PM PST

Thursday 3:00PM - 9:00PM PST

Saturday 3:00PM - 9:00PM PST

Sunday 3:00 PM - 9:00PM PST

Closed Qualifiers

April 15th - April 21st

Tuesday 3:00PM - 9:00PM PST

Thursday 3:00PM - 9:00PM PST

Saturday 3:00PM - 9:00PM PST

Sunday 3:00 PM - 9:00PM PST

Playoffs (Broadcasted)

April 27th

May 4th

May 11th

LAN Finals

DreamHack Dallas May 31st - June 2nd

2. Registration & Eligibility

  • Players must be residents of the Continental US.
  • Players must play using a phone, tablets and emulators are not permitted

3. Prize Money Distribution

Prize Money Distribution
1 $9,240
2 $5,460
3 $4,200
4 $2,940
5 -8 $1,680
9 - 16 $840
17 - 32 $420
33 - 80 $225

4. Teams

  • Teams must play with the roster they are registered to for the duration of each Phase. Rosteres can not be changed so please be sure to check account information carefully. Incorrect information will result in the score not being calculated and zero points will be awarded to the team for that match.

5. Communication & Support

  • All participants must adhere to the decisions and rules of the tournament organizers, admins, and referees. All decisions are final, except in cases where the option to appeal is clearly stated.

6. Player Conduct

  • Players are expected to conduct themselves professionally throughout the entirety of the ESL Mobile Open, including, but not limited to, inside and outside of the tournament, qualifiers, interviews, and the Finals. Warnings or penalties may be issued for any of the following:
  • Language – In all languages, Players may not use obscene gestures, profanity and/or racist comments in game chat, lobby chat, or live interviews. This includes abbreviations and/or obscure references. League Administrators reserve the right to enforce this at their own discretion. These rules also apply for forums, emails, personal messages and Discord channels.
  • Behavior – Persons are required to behave in a sportsmanlike manner towards other competitors, members of the League Administration team, media, and fans.
  • In-Game Presence – Players involved in the ESL Mobile Open are required to follow all in game rules that are part of PUBG Content Creation – Teams are responsible for the assurance of the appropriateness of the content that they produce including, but not limited to: Social Media Presence, Videos, Streams, and Interviews. Disputes and Redress – Any general disputes a person may have with the current operation of the League should first be addressed by messaging a League Operator via Discord. Failure to follow proper procedure for disputes will result in denial of the dispute and the possibility of further penalties.
  • Illegal substances and PED’s – Team members may not be under the influence or in possession of illegal substances or performance enhancing drugs (PED). In addition to the standard Code of Conduct penalties, any offending Players may be handed over to the authorities in accordance to the local laws and/or disqualified from participation. Alcohol – Team members that are intoxicated during any event may be disqualified at the discretion of the Tournament Organizer.
  • Cheating – Any form of cheating will not be tolerated. If the Organizer determines that a Player is cheating, the Player or team will be immediately disqualified and removed from the tournament and may be restricted from participating in future events. Software Exploitation – Any intentional use of any bugs or exploits in the game may result in a forfeit of the Match and disqualification from the tournament. Bugs and exploits will be determined at the discretion of Tencent and/or the Tournament Organizer.
  • Collusion and Match Fixing – Players are not allowed to intentionally alter the results of any Match. If the organizer determines that a Player or team is colluding or Match fixing, the Player or team will be immediately disqualified and removed from the ESL Mobile Open and may be restricted from participating in future events. Players must compete to the best of their ability at all times.
  • Gambling – Anyone associated with ESL Mobile Open is forbidden from placing wagers on any Matches or actions in, or around, Player Unknown Battlegrounds.
  • Unless expressly stated otherwise, offenses and infringements of these Player Conduct rules are punishable, whether or not they were committed intentionally. Attempting to commit any offenses or infringements is also punishable.

7. Disqualification

  • ESL reserves the right to disqualify teams and players. Any team found to be using a known exploit will forfeit their game upon the first occurrence of the exploit. If the team is found to use another known exploit for a second time, and it is determined to have been done on purpose, they will be removed from the event and barred from any future events.

8. Game Rules

  • A match can only be restarted with prior admin approval.
  • Any use of third party software is prohibited during the qualifiers and tournament play. If players violate this rule it will be treated as hacking with the intent to cheat. The team will be disqualified, no prizes will be awarded, and the individuals involved will receive a ban from competing.
  • Any use of items not obtained through PUBG approved in-game methods (excluding official rewards) or unannounced items is prohibited. If players violate this rule, it will be treated as hacking. The team will be disqualified, no prizes will be awarded, and the individuals involved will receive a ban from competing.
  • Players may not be naked and should be wearing clothes during the game

9. Match Settings, Format, & Rules

  • Map: Erengel
  • Each team will participate in up to 5 matches each day.
  • All 5 matches are scored cumulatively

Scoring is as follows:

Placement Points
1 150
2 110
3 95
4 85
5 75
6 65
7 60
8 55
9 50
10 40
11 40
12 40
13 35
14 35
15 35
16 30
17 20
18 20
19 10
20 10
Kills are worth 5 points each

10. Technical Issues

  • Teams are responsible for their own technical issues, including hardware, software and/or internet issues. Matches will not be rescheduled because of technical issues and matches will be played nevertheless.

11. Tiebreakers

  • In the event of a tie, ranking will be decided in the order of wins, total kills, followed by kills in the final match.

12. Live Broadcast

  • All contents, photos, videos, replays, and other resources generated by players and the PMSC event belong to Tencent. Players accept this condition by agreeing to compete in the ESL Mobile Open.

13. Penalty Point Catalogue

In general, a player and the team can receive up to 6 penalty points per match, unless a single violation has a higher punishment. A team is only punished once per violation, regardless of how many players. Where a player or team receives penalty points for multiple violations, the penalty points are added together.

Rule violation Number of penalty points
No show Team: 3; Player: 2
Reject compulsory challenge Normal: 1
Intense (top 10): 2
Abort match Player / Team: 2
Use of ineligible player
Inactive barrage Player / Team: 3
Barraged Player / Team: 6
Unregistered player Player / Team: 3
Missing Premium (where required) Player / Team: 3
Missing Trusted (where required) Player / Team: 3
Ringer/Faker Player / Team: 6
Playing with wrong gameaccount Player / Team: 3
Playing without a registered gameaccount Player / Team: 3
Unsportsmanlike behaviour
Multiple/Fake accounts Warning / 1-3 penalty points
Deception Player / Team: 1 - 4
Fake result Player / Team: 4
Fake match media Player / Team: 6
Fake match Player / Team: 6
Cheating Player: 12 / Team: 6

Matches get only deleted if the team/player violating the rules won the match. In cup and league matches default wins are given instead of a match deletion and penalty points.