Quick Rules

  • Tournament Mode: Best of three
  • Map Selection: First Map is always Nagrand - In the following rounds of a match does the losing team pick the next un-played map
  • Composition Locks: The first round of a match is a "blind pick" round
  • In the following rounds has the winning team to announce their team composition for the following round first and the loosing team follows
  • Tournament Gear duty
  • Game Hosting: Both teams have to be in a separated party, the leader of team a invites the leader of team b and the match will start. If you don't know how, please check out our WoW Custom Match FAQ
  • Please take a screenshot of the scoreboard at the end of each round and upload it to the match page at the end of each match


Place Prizes
medal_gold_3.png 1. Plantronics RIG FLEX + Opening Cup Winner Award
+ 3 Months ESL Premium
medal_silver_3.png 2. Opening Cup 2nd Place Award
+ 2 Months ESL Premium
medal_bronze_3.png 3 Opening Cup 3rd Place Award
+ 1 Month ESL Premium


Need more help? During the cup join #esl.wow on Quakenet IRC 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.