Quick Rules

Platform: BNET Europe: Clan ESL

Results: Loser has to confirm their loss

Replays: Winner has to upload all replays

Cup Settings:
  • Early rounds: Best of One
  • Quarter: Best of Three
  • Semi: Best of Three
  • Finals: Best of Five
  • Race: Each player must declare the race
  • Veto: Ban till best-of, pick remaining
  • Default win: After 15 minutes
Map Pool:
  • Irresistible Mind
  • Thawing Snow
  • Violet Outpost
  • Ruins of Azshara
  • Royal Gardens
  • Brightwater Oasis
  • Lost Isles

Players who already won a qualifier are not allowed to participate in another qualifier for the running season.

How to Play:
  • Get in contact with your opponent (via Battle.Net, Discord or chat on ESL website)
  • Start vetoing on the site
  • One of the players hosts the game in Battle.net (Northrend) with full observers
  • Share the gamename in channel Clan ESL
  • The other player joins the gamelobby
  • observers are not allowed. only official broadcasters and admins
  • Both players report the result on ESL Play
  • The winner has to upload all replays

If your opponent does not stick to the rules, doesn't apear or in case of any trouble while playing the game, it is mandatory to report the issue to an admin of ESL Play.
Quick help and support can be requested in Discord aswell.


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.