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.
To confirm your place in the cup you must check-in 30 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
||From now until thirty minutes before the cup starts teams can sign up in advance
||To confirm their place
in the cup, all teams must check-in within 30 minutes before the
start of the cup.
||Seeding & making brackets, finding and contacting first round opponents
||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.
Servers provided by
With premium UK dedicated servers and a gaming orientated network, INX-Gaming
make game server renting easy. INX have been providing game servers for over five years and counting! Whether you are looking for server hosting for a Counter Strike Source
server, Call of Duty 4, or Team Fortress 2, INX can provide you within minutes, the perfect server hosting experience!
Your Admin team