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Quick Rules


Series size:
  • All rounds but the qualifying matches are Best of Three (Bo3)
  • Qualifying matches are Best of Five (Bo5)

Lobby settings:
  • Category: Melee
  • Mode: 1v1
  • Game Duration: Infinite
  • Game Speed: Faster
  • Locked Alliances: Yes
  • Game Privacy: Hide Match History

Map Pool:
  • Deathaura LE
  • Jagannatha LE
  • Lightshade LE
  • Oxide LE
  • Pillars of Gold LE
  • Romanticide LE
  • Submarine LE

Observers & Referees:
  • Only ESL Admins should receive the role of “Referee” according to the lobby functionalities. All broadcasters must use the “Observer” role.

Custom Mods:
  • All matches of a tournament must make use of the WCS Gameheart Custom Mod on its latest version.

Protests:
If your opponent does not stick to the rules, doesn't appear or in case of any trouble while playing the game, it is mandatory to report the issue to an admin of ESL Play.

Prize

Place Reward
medal_gold_3.png 1st-3rd Advancement to the Group Stage

Help

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.