Quick Rules

  • Expansion: Heart of the Swarm
  • Category: Melee
  • Game Speed: Faster
  • Locked Alliances: Yes
  • First 2 players from each group qualify to the play-offs
  • Maps pick: Veto, BO5
  • Standard ESL Mappool:
    • Foxtrot Labs LE
    • Catallena LE
    • Nimbus LE
    • Overgrowth LE
    • Merry Go Round LE
    • Deadwing LE
    • King Sejong Station LE
  • VETO System - How it works
  • Mapvote: The higher seeded player always gets to decide who starts the veto process. From then on the following format is used:
  1. Map veto #1 player A
  2. Map veto #1 player B
  3. Player A votes first map
  4. Player B votest second map
  5. Player A votes third map
  6. Player B votest fourth map
  7. The remaining map is played last


These prizes can be won only in the play-off stage!
medal_gold_3.png 1. 150 €
medal_silver_3.png 2. 50 €
medal_bronze_3.png 3. 25 €


Looking for your opponents or need help? Please join the ESL group in-game (Battle.net link) or open a support ticket


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.

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