It is quite simple! Just link your Discord account with your ESL account once and then you can show everyone when you are competing in one of our tournaments. Link your account now!

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 , Acolyte, Ascension to Aiur, Catallena, Interloper, Mech Depot , Odyssey
  • Match format:
    • Upper Bracket and Qualifying Matches: Best of 5
    • Non Qualifying Matches on Lower Bracket: Best of 3
  • Tournament format: Double 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. 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 1 picks
  • Player 2 picks
  • Player 1 picks
  • Player 2 picks
  • Last map


Place WCS Points Prize
medal_gold_3.png 1. 200 $1.600 & an invite to the WCS Circuit with paid travel and accommodation
medal_silver_3.png 2. 140 $1.200 & an invite to the WCS Circuit with paid travel and accommodation
medal_bronze_3.png 3-4. 90 $800 & an invite to the WCS Circuit with paid travel and accommodation
medal_grey.png 5-8. 60 $600
medal_grey.png 9-16. 30 $400


Please be in the WCS 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.