This is a two day qualifier.
Day 1: Single elimination BO1
Day 2: Top 4 teams from Day 1 will play a BO3. Winners of each BO3 will go onto a BO3 grandfinal with a single team progressing to the next stage of the ESL Pro League.
How to check in: https://support.esea.net/hc/en-us/articles/360008889393-How-do-I-check-in-for-an-event-
How to register: https://support.esea.net/hc/en-us/articles/360008740414
Age restriction: all players have to be 16+ in order to participate in this event.
Q - Does ESEA provide live support during the event?
A - Yes, live support will be provided during the event via this Discord: https://discord.gg/ESEA
Q - Do we have to buy ESEA Premium in order to participate in this qualifiers?
A - Yes all members will need ESEA Premium before the start of the event.
Q - Am I allowed to stream my own POV or broadcast someone else's match?
A - GOTVs will not be available to the public. Players may stream their own match if the game is not being covered however they must turn off the stream if requested by a staff member.
Q - How many pauses can we use during our match?
A - Teams are limited to 4 x 30 secs tactical pauses per match and 2 x 5 mins technical pauses per half. Teams will receive an additional tech pause per each overtime set. After 5 minutes has passed either team can unpause the match. The technical pauses will not accumulate, eg you cannot save 4 pauses till overtime and then stack 5 pauses in a row. However, you can use pauses back to back in the same half.
Q - Is coaching allowed?
A - Yes, teams are able to use the coach feature in event matches. The player acting as a coach must type .coach (before typing .ready) during warmup in the game server. The coach must be on the event roster in order to be a coach on the game server.
Q - Can we add someone to our roster after registration is closed?
A - No, rosters will lock at the time of registration closing until the event is complete. Teams may be eligible to add players between days in multi-day tournaments, this will be stated on the event registration page.
Q - Are we allowed to start the game without all 5 players on our team?
A - No, the match can be started only when both teams have 5 players connected to the server.
Q - How long do we have to wait for our opponents to connect to the server and ready up?
A - An admin will state the time when forfeits will be accepted for each round at the beginning of the event. This will vary and may change depending on the size and pace of the event.
Q - How many rounds will be played today?
A - Unless told otherwise by an administrator matches will be played back to back until the event is complete. Some events may be split up over multiple days and contain multiple different formats. If so this will be posted on the event page.
The full rulebook will be available here: https://pro.eslgaming.com/csgo/proleague/rules/
Three out of five of the players must currently be living in the following countries: Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, Cambodia, Bhutan, Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, and Nepal.