Quick Rules

  • Player Eligibility: Player must be eligible to compete based on the residency requirements outlined in section 4.4 of the WCS 2017 Rules
  • Expansion: Legacy of the Void
  • Category: Melee
  • Game Speed: Faster
  • Locked Alliances: Yes
  • Maps: Abyssal Reef LE, Acolyte LE, Ascension to Aiur LE, Interloper LE, Mech Depot LE, Odyssey LE, Catallena
  • Match format: Best of 3
  • Tournament format: Single Elimination
  • Replays: In order to report your result, it is necessary to upload the replays after each match on your match page
We will use a WCS style pick & ban mode. This means that players will ban out 2 maps each, followed by picking one map per player. The map which was neither picked nor banned will be used in case of a 3rd game. The higher seed may decide who starts first. The seeds are shown in Round 1, next to the Player nicknames on the Brackets page.

  • Player 1 bans
  • Player 2 bans
  • Player 2 bans
  • Player 1 bans
  • Player 2 picks
  • Player 1 picks


The top 4 placing players of each open qualifier will be seeded into the Playoff associated with their qualifier.

Each final will consist of 16 players, with 8 players being invited from the Grand Master ladder and 8 players that have qualified via the open cups.


Please be in the WCS Battle.net channel for the duration of the qualifier.


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.