All groups and map pools are generated randomly. The admin of a match is the referee, his decision counts.
Not obeying the site rules or denying to play after signing up may be punished. Rules for jump cups apply. HLTV's or streams may be provided.
Tournaments can contain a qualifier, a group stage and finals. Sign up to a tournament by making a comment in its first newspost, where it is announced.
A mappool and a date with the exact playing time is announced. Usually qualifiers are played in a Melee cup modus and the last players make it to the group stage. Check the newspost about the qualifier to find more details.
Normally 16 players are divided into 4 groups with 4 players each. Players have to contact their opponents and admins to arrange an appointment. A deadline may be announced in the newspost about the group stage.
As a player of a group you face every other group member once. The matches are usually played in best of 3 or 5 modus. For every won map, you earn a point.
When all matches are played, the first two players of each group in their rankings make it to the final stage. The finals are played in elimination modus until the overall winner is determined.
Usually there is no schedule, except for the grand final. Players have to contact their opponents and admins to arrange an appointment. A deadline may be announced in the newspost about the finals.
Usually the following tree is used for the finals.
A,B,C,D = Groups 1 or 2 = Player's ranking in his group Example: 2C = Second player of group C
Match 1: 1A vs 2D Match 2: 1B vs 2C Match 3: 1C vs 2A Match 4: 1D vs 2B
Winner of Match 1 vs winner of Match 2 Winner of Match 3 vs winner of Match 4
Semi final winners face each other.
Usually 32 players form four 8-Man-Melee cups. Every winner and second player (or last two players left) of each Melee makes it to the final Melee.
The final Melee is played until two players are left, then a grand final starts. A best of 3 or 5 is played to determine the overall winner.
This tournament requires a schedule. It is announced in the newspost of each tournament.