CS:GO Prime Status is required to participate in the tournaments.
1. General Conditions
1.1. WePlay CS:GO 5v5 Versus games are online tournaments.
1.2. 5v5 maps:
1.3. Servers: Moscow, Frankfurt.
1.4. Method of competition: 5 versus 5.
1.5. Google Chrome is the recommended browser to participate in the tournaments.
2. Tournament Conduct Format
2.1. Teams face each other in a Single Elimination format.
2.2. Format "Best of 1".
3. Game Rules
3.1. At the start of the tournament you will receive an automatic invitation to the match lobby. If a player does not enter the lobby in 5 minutes (problems with the Internet, client updates, or other technical issues are not acceptable and players are responsible to ready up for every match in time), the player receives a technical defeat.
3.3. All players are required to record a POV demo (write in console "record record_name"). Not recording a demo can result in losing your prize and/or a technical defeat. If a player is suspected of cheating or using bugs, the admin can remove the player from the tournament and request a POV demo. In case of failure to provide a POV demo at the request of the admin, you can get banned on the platform. The demo should be stored for 3 days, and can be deleted afterwards.
3.4. Any changes in the squad will result in your team’s being removed from the tournament. After this happens, the captain can join the tournament again with the new squad.
3.5. The match begins after all the players confirm their readiness (having typed the command !ready in the chat).
3.6. If the opponent leaves the server, you need to wait 3 minutes. In order to show how long you have been waiting on the server, use thetime command in the chat at the time of your opponent’s exit and again after 3 minutes (if your opponent does not return to the server in 3 minutes) before taking the screenshot. You then need to post the screenshot to the WePlay Esports Discord server alongside a link to the match lobby.
A match can be continued if one or more player(s) disconnect from the server for whatever reason, but all members of both teams need to be present in the server to begin a game.
3.7. Each match on the server lasts until 16 rounds are won. The max amount of rounds for one side is 15, after that teams switch sides and the match continues.
3.8. Each team is allowed to pause the game (type !pause in chat) no more than four times during the match and no more than 30 seconds every time. After a team’s pause limit ends, the match continues regardless of whether the problem is fixed.
3.9. The admin may request you to make your Steam profile public. If you refuse, you may be disqualified from the tournament.
4. Bugs, Restrictions, Unfair Play, and Penalties
4.1. Players may receive technical defeats for using bugs.
4.2. It’s prohibited to waste time by playing two or more tournaments at the same time, including on other websites. Complaints about such a player are accepted only from a match participant on compete.weplay.tv. If our admin has a significant proof of time-wasting, a player will be disqualified from all the ongoing tournaments except the one that started earlier than others. Exceptions are applied to Premium tournaments and the ones that were delayed due to technical reasons.
4.3. Unfair play is defined as using scripts or programs that hack the game.
4.4. It is forbidden to use non-standard character models (it is prohibited).
4.5. The cl_bobcycle console command can only have a value of 0.98.
4.6. The mat_hdr_level console command is not allowed.
4.7. Changing the value of weapon_debug_spread_show command is prohibited (the default value is 0).
4.8. Weapon_recoil_model command is not allowed.
4.9. It is forbidden to swear, humiliate, provoke, flood messages, hurt players in communication directly or indirectly, to abuse and deceive participants, as well as the tournament administration during a tournament by any means. For such violations, the player/team may receive a warning, technical defeat, or a ban and lose any prizes won. To report such behaviors, you must provide screenshots. In some cases, you need to provide a POV demo at the request of the judge as well.
4.10. Delaying the match is strictly prohibited. If a player/team deliberately delays the match, they might receive a technical defeat.
4.11. If a team refuses to replay a match appointed by the admin, it receives a technical defeat and forfeits any prizes won in the tournament.
4.12. Unsportsmanlike behavior is prohibited. Examples of such act include sabotaging a match, verbal abuse, and any behavior that can fit in this category. Punishment for this ranges from warning to total disqualification from a tournament.
4.13. Username or team name must not include obscene language, racial discrimination or another form of hate speech adressed to certain nationalities. Breaking this rule will result in a warning, a technical defeat, or a temporary ban.
4.14. A player’s/team’s avatar cannot contain violent images, pornographic material or propaganda, racism, or any forms of hatred towards representatives of certain nationalities.
4.15. Player’s or team’s name cannot contain any domain of an internet service (e.g. www.google.com or google.com). Such players will not be allowed to participate.
4.16. If your account was banned on other platforms (ESEA, FACEIT, ESL, etc.) or you have a Steam VAC in CS:GO, you are not allowed to take part in our tournaments. If you break this rule, you will be banned and will not get a prize for winning a tournament.
If you get a ban for having multiple accounts or for ban evasion – you have to provide a link to your main account.
If more than 2 years have passed since the ban on other tournament platforms, you can play with us, but be advised your games will receive extra attention from the tournament admins and judges.
4.17. It is prohibited to have multiple accounts on our tournament platform.
4.18. It is forbidden to take part in fixed matches. For this violation, the player / team will receive a technical defeat in the tournament, and the prize money will not be paid.
5. Challenging Results and Resolving Disputes
5.1. All questions regarding violation of the rules you may ask at our WePlay Discord server or at the support portal. We strongly recommend keeping all screenshots related to complaints and results until the end of the tournament.
5.2 After a match is over, the result and the player/team advancing to the next round is no longer reviewed.
5.3. All GOTV demo complaints will be processed after the tournament is over.
5.4. The tournament referee makes decisions in accordance with these Rules. In controversial and non-standard situations, the judge has the right to personally resolve a particular situation.In exceptionally controversial situations, if you have irrefutable evidence proving your innocence, you may appeal to a decision made by a judge by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Prize and Miscellaneous
6.1. Prize payout period - up to 14 business days after the tournament ends. If you add the respective admin after 14 working days, your prize delivery period will be extended by 14 more working days since adding the admin.
6.2. Prizes are transferred to accounts of the players in the team which won a prize on compete.weplay.tv.
The tournament management has the right to change and modify these rules at any time at its discretion.