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- General Conditions
1.1. WePlay! Dota 2 tournaments are governed by the following set of rules and regulations which apply to all participants in order to provide a fair and pleasant experience for all our users.
1.2. Judges reserve the right to issue official warnings or technical defeats to any user violating these rules
1.3. Users repeatedly receiving warnings might be penalized with a technical defeat or a ban for a certain period of time.
1.4. Google Chrome is the recommended browser to participate in the tournaments.
- Tournament Format
2.1. Participants compete in a Single Elimination bracket - a single loss results in elimination from the tournament.
2.2. Game Mode —1v1 Solo Mid
2.3. All participants must select the same hero which is specified on the lobby page.
2.4. All matches are played on a single map. (Best of 1).
2.5. Tournament draw is done randomly by the system.
- Game Rules
3.1. The main method of communication during tournaments is WePlay! Esports Discord server.
3.2. You will receive an automatic invitation to the match lobby at the start of the tournament. If a player does not sit in a player slot in the lobby in 10 minutes, the player receives a technical defeat. Players are responsible for internet connection problems, client updates, or other technical difficulties that can stop them from showing up in time.
3.3. A coin toss determines which player can choose side (Radiant/Dire).
3.4. Both players must select the same hero which is specified on the lobby page (the hero icon will become gray after one player picks the hero, but the other player is able to make the same pick). Picking another hero even by accident results in a technical defeat.
3.5. Each player is allowed to pause the game up to 5 minutes. The reason for pause must be stated in All chat in 1 minute since the game was paused, otherwise the opponent can resume the game. The total number of pauses cannot exceed 3 per game. A player can keep the game paused for up to 10 minutes with the consent of the opponent.
3.6. If one player unexpectedly disconnects from the game, the other player must keep the game paused for at least 5 minutes.
3.7. Before resuming, the player who paused the game must make sure the other player is ready. The game can resume as soon as the opponent announces readiness.
3.8. The player who kills the opponent’s hero twice or destroy their tower is the winner of the game (suicides also count as kills).
3.9. A participant who refuses to play a game again requested by the chief Judge receives a technical defeat and loses any prizes won in the tournament.
- Allowed: Creeps, runes, jungle, Bottle, Infused Raindrop, shrines, and using Helm of the Dominator on creeps are all allowed.
5.1. It is forbidden to swear, humiliate, provoke, abuse and deceive participants as well as judges during a tournament by any means. For such violations, the player may receive a warning or technical defeat and lose any prizes won. To report such behaviors, you must provide screenshots.
5.2. Unsportsmanlike behavior is prohibited. Examples of such acts include but do not limit to sabotaging a match, manipulation of rules, exploitation of bugs, and verbal abuse.. Punishments range from a warning to total disqualification from the tournament.
5.3. A player's name cannot include propaganda, racism, or any form of hatred towards representatives of a certain nationality.
5.4. A player’s avatar cannot contain violent images, pornographic material, propaganda, racism, or any form of hatred towards representatives of a certain nationality.
5.5. A player's name cannot include a domain (for example: www.google.com or google.com). Such players will not be allowed to participate in WePlay! tournaments.
5.6. Every user can only have one account on WePlay! tournament platform. Duplicate account owners will be penalized.
6.1. All claims of violation of the rules are accepted for consideration within 10 minutes after the game. If there are no claims after the specified time, the result of the match can no longer be changed. It is highly recommended to keep screenshots of all complaints, violations, misbehaviours, and match results until the end of the tournament.
6.2. Technical defeats are issued only after a Judge approves.
6.3. All the above mentioned rules are situational and can be interpreted differently by the Judges for each game in order to make the best decision.
6.4. Any situation not covered in the rules will be handled by the tournament administration.
6.5. Any participant in a disputed or conflict situation is responsible for the accuracy of the information submitted.
6.6. Decisions of the Judges in any situation including those not described in these rules are final and not negotiable.
- Prize and Miscellaneous
7.1. Prizes are awarded to the accounts of players that win prizes on weplay.tv website.
7.2. In order for a prize to be awarded, the player winning the prize must have played at least a match in the tournament. Winning every match in a tournament by technical defeats does not make a participant eligible to receive a prize.
7.3 The tournament administration has the right to change and modify the rules at any time at its discretion.
7.5 Recommendable browser for participating in the tournaments - Google Chrome