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Summer Cup Series 2010 Prizes
We have teamed up with VeryGames, server sponsors of the ESL Pro Series to be able to offer a DediGames PRO XtreM gameserver for 1 month to the lucky winner of the Summer Cup Series Finals.
Summer Cup Series 2010 Finals
1st. DediGames PRO XtreM gameserver for 1 month, Summer Award, 5 * 1 month ESL Premium
2nd. 5 * 1 month ESL Premium
Can't wait, want one now?
As part of our partnership VeryGames are offering a 20% discount for the VeryGames store on all* new purchases of between 1 and 12 months.
* Except Web Only, Domain Name and Bitdefender
Summer Cup Series Cup #9
Begin: Wednesday 25th August, 7pm UK time
Team nationality: This is an ESL UK Cup, it is open to teams from the UK & Ireland only. At all times teams must have a majority of UK or Irish players.
Meeting place: Please have members available at all times in #esl.uk.css on Quakenet IRC - web chat is available on the cup page!
Structure: 8 teams, single elimination
Match mode: First to 16 rounds (MR15), overtime MR3 + 10k start money
Server Config: esl5on5.cfg / e5on5.cfg
Anti-cheat: Aequitas is required, absolutely no exceptions
Maps: de_dust2, de_train, de_nuke, de_inferno
Demos: POV demos are not required in this cup
Deadline to make a protest
10 minutes after the match
If the match is closed you are not allowed to make a protest
Deadline to upload Aequitas
10 minutes after the match
Round of 16 7.00pm
Quarter Finals: 8.00pm
Semi Finals: 9.00pm
Final + 3rd place: 10.00pm
The use of our anti-cheat client ESL Aequitas (included with ESL Wire) is compulsory!
All players must use Aequitas during their matches and afterwards upload their Aequitas archive. Failure will result in default loss!
Please test your Aequitas before the cup!
If you are using ESL Wire you can test your Aequitas by joining the Aequitas Testing team and using the open match.
If you are using standalone Aequitas you can test your Aequitas with this match link: http://www.esl.eu/eu/wire/aequitas/cs/aequitas_test/match/16027433/
If you have problems
See the top fixes on the Aequitas homepage
Check the Aequitas FAQ
Look or post in the Aequitas forum
How to sign up?
First all players on your team must register on the ESL.
To confirm your place in the cup you must check-in 20 minutes before the cup starts! Read below!
Important! If you or any of your players have ever registered before and have forgotten your or their details, do not make a new account, write a support ticket
All players must register their Steam ID (HL2/CSS) gameaccounts.
The team captain should create the team by going to My Teams and Register new team.
After creating the team, the captain should set a password (My Teams -> Manage team -> Edit team, then give the link to the team and password to all players. They can can join the team with the 'join team' link on the team page.
Then the captain can can Sign Up
Up to 32 teams can sign up early. If the cup is full now, then you may be able to check-in in the last ten minutes if there are still spaces, keep reading to find out more.
||From now until twenty minutes before the cup starts teams can sign up in advance
||To confirm their place
in the cup, all teams must check-in within 20 minutes of the
start of the cup. The first 10 minutes are for teams that signed up in advance, after that anyone can sign up. Check-in is first come, first serve.
||The cup starts! Make
sure you are in the IRC channel so that you can find your
opponent, and they can find you. Check your open matches to find your match.
Your Admin team
Wednesday, 25/08/10 15:21