Spring Cup Series #6 on Wednesday!
Sign ups are open for next Wednesday's Spring Cup Series Cup. Register early so you don't miss out on the chance to earn some points and Premium prizes!

We are looking for more cup admins!

If you, or you know someone who is good for the job, please send them to apply to be admin and help support the UK CS:S community!


If you can't make it to the cup, or even if you can, why not join and play in the 5on5 Ladder?

Spring Cup Series Cup #6

   Begin: Weds, 21.04.10 19:00 BST
   Meeting place: Please have members available at all times in #esl.uk.css on Quakenet IRC!
   Structure: 16 teams, single elimination
   Match mode: First to 16 rounds (MR15), overtime MR3 + 10k start money
   Servers: Servers from INX-Gaming can be provided
   Server Config: esl5on5.cfg / e5on5.cfg
   Anti-cheat: Aequitas is required, absolutely no exceptions
   Maps: de_dust2, de_nuke, de_inferno, de_train
   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 1: 7.10pm
   Quarter Finals: 8.10pm
   Semi Finals: 9.10pm
   Final + 3rd place: 10.10pm


1st. 5 * 2 weeks Premium

If less than 9 teams take part, prizes will be reduced.

Spring Cup Series Finals
The winning team of the Spring Cup Series Finals will earn this special Spring Cup award.

1st. 5 * 1 month Premium, 5 * 1 month ESL TV
2nd. 5 * 1 month Premium, 5 * 2 week ESL TV
3rd. 5 * 1 month Premium
4th. 5 * 2 weeks Premium

Find out more about ESL Premium and ESL TV.


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/uk/css/5on5/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.

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

To confirm your place in the cup you must check-in 30 minutes before the cup starts! Read below!

Until 18:30 BST Sign-up From now until thirty minutes before the cup starts teams can sign up in advance
18:30 BST
19:00 BST
Check-in To confirm their place in the cup, all teams must check-in within 30 minutes before the start of the cup.
19:00 BST
19:10 BST
Start of cup Seeding & making brackets, finding and contacting first round opponents
19:15 BST Start of cup 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.


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TheRogue, Friday, 16/04/10 12:52
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