Quick Rules

How to play
  • Get in touch with your opponent
  • Do the mapvote and champion bans in the match chat
  • Create a lobby in-game
  • Play and report the results
Tournament information
  • Single elimination bracket
  • Matches: Best of 3
  • Final: Best of 5
Game Settings
  • Game type: Duel
  • Win condition: Best of 5
  • Frag Limit Per Round: 3
  • Time limit per round: 5 Minutes
Map pool
  • Blood Covenant
  • Blood Run
  • Corrupted Keep
  • Ruins of Sarnath
  • Awoken
  • Vale of Pnath
  • Molten Falls
Map & Champion Picks

Bo3
  • Lower seed bans the first Champion from the match
    • (Neither player can choose this Champion for all maps)
  • Higher seed bans the second Champion from the match
    • (Neither player can choose this Champion for all maps)
  • Higher seed chooses the first map to be played in the set.
  • Lower seed chooses the second map to be played in the set.
  • Higher seed removes a map from the remaining five maps.
  • Lower seed removes a map from the remaining four maps.
  • Higher seed removes a map from the remaining three maps.
  • Lower seed removes a map from the remaining two maps.
  • Final map left in the pool is the third map in the set.
Bo5
  • Lower seed bans the first Champion from the match
    • (Neither team can choose this Champion for all maps)
  • Higher seed bans the second Champion from the match
    • (Neither team can choose this Champion for all maps)
  • Higher seed chooses the first map to be played in the set.
  • Lower seed chooses the second map to be played in the set.
  • Higher seed chooses the third map to be played in the set.
  • Lower seed chooses the fourth map to be played in the set.
  • Higher seed removes a map from the remaining three maps.
  • Lower seed removes a map from the remaining two maps.
  • Final map left in the pool is the fifth map in the set.

Prize

Place Points
medal_gold_3.png 1 100
medal_silver_3.png 2 75
medal_bronze_3.png 3 50
medal_grey_3.png 4 30
medal_grey_3.png 5-8 20
medal_grey_3.png 9-16 10
medal_grey_3.png 17-32 5

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The top 8 players from the monthly ranking advance to the monthly finals. Top-3 players of the monthly finals win 16_premium.gif ESL Premium.

Chat

We're delighted to help you in everything possible! If you have any problem, question or suggestion you can contact us by send a Support Ticket.

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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.