Quick Rules

This is a VANILLA tournament!

Requirements (PC only!):
  • This is a vanilla cup. Only the old school operators and maps will be played.
  • Matches: Bo1
  • Grand Final (and 3rd place in major cups): Bo3
  • Matches must be started as soon as both teams are added to the match.
  • Limited tournament slots: 256 slots
  • Only the 20 original operators are allowed!
Match Settings:
  • Number of Rounds: 8
  • Attacker/Defender Role swap: 1
  • Overtime Rounds: 3 Rounds
  • Overtime Score Difference: 2
  • Overtime Role Change: 1
  • Objective Rotation Parameter: 1
  • Objective Type Rotation: Rounds Played
  • Attacker Unique Spawn: On
  • Damage Handicap: 100
  • Friendly Fire Damage: 100
  • Reverse Friendly Fire: Off
  • Injured: 20
  • Sprint: On
  • Lean: On
  • Death Replay: Off
Vanilla Mappool:

Only the original maps are available.

  • House
  • Oregon
  • Hereford Base
  • Club House
  • Presidential Plane
  • Consulate
  • Bank
  • Kanal
  • Chalet
  • Kafe Dostoyevsky

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cup_winter.jpgThe winner of the Easter tournament will receive the exclusive Easter Award.
Furthermore the TOP 2 earns free ESL Premium months!

Place Premium & Award
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(*) at least 16 Players/Teams


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We are happy to help you as much as possible, if you have any problems, any questions or suggestions you can contact us through a Support Ticket.

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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.