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

Unreal Tournament Pre-Alpha 3on3 Elimination Rules
  • Matches Best of 1 / Best of 3 (see match page)
  • Score Limit: 10 won rounds
  • Time Limit: 30 minutes
  • Mutators: Absolute Elimination, HitSounds, Friendly Fire, Swap Teamcolors
  • Mappool:
    • DM-Campgrounds
    • DM-Cannon
    • DM-Cheops (ut4 has priority)
    • DM-Chill (shell has priority)
    • DM-DeckTest
    • DM-Grendelkeep_a01
    • DM-Rankin (LE has priority)

View complete rules


cup_winter.jpgThe winner of the Winter Season Finals will receive the Winter Award on his player or team profile along with an ESL Shop Discount of 10€ and Unreal Tournament swag pack per player! Furthermore the TOP 3 players/teams of each Winter tournament are going to earn free ESL Premium months!

ESL Shop Discount
gold.jpg1st Place: 10€ Discount
Place Premium & Award
medal_gold_3.png 1. 3 months section-premium_small.gif Premium + Winter Cup Award + 10€ ESL Shop Discount* + UT Swag Pack
medal_silver_3.png 2. 2 months section-premium_small.gif Premium**
medal_bronze_3.png 3. 1 month section-premium_small.gif Premium**
(*) at least 16 Players/Teams
(**) at least 8 Players/Teams



Looking for your opponents or need help? Join ESL Unreal Discord.


Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up and check in
  • 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 chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.

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