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CS:GO Summer

Information
Game
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Platform
Steam
Day
Sunday
Time
19:00
Format

4/5 Weeks Swiss League
Top 4/8 Elimination
Dependant on sign-ups

Location
Summary

CS:GO Summer League will be split into 2 stages running for a total of 7 weeks.

For the first time ever, Alumni will be able to compete in NSE Summer. Teams can be a mix of Students and Alumni, all players must have attended the same University. If you need help setting up an alumni account fill in this form or contact alumni@nse.gg to setup a mixed team.


Stage 1 - League Stage

During the league stage pairings will be decided using the Swiss system. In the first round teams will be paired randomly then in subsequent rounds teams will be paired to play a team with the same or similar number of games won. During the Swiss stage each team will play two Bo1 matches per week.


Stage 2 - Playoffs

The 4/8 teams with the most points in the Swiss stage will qualify for the Bo3 Semifinals with the winners advancing to Finals.


Prize:
1st Place 5x Summer Winners Jersey
2nd Place £100

Register
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RULES SUMMARY

  • All players must have been attended the same University.
  • Mixed teams of Students and Alumni are allowed.
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a map.
  • Check-in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check-in will not get games for that evening.
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will lead to a minimum 3-week suspension.
  • All games should be played on the servers provided. Complete server settings can be found in the full rules.
  • Custom player models are not allowed.
  • The following in-game overlays are authorised, all others are forbidden:
    • cl_showpos 1
    • cl_showfps 1
    • net_graph 1
    • cl_showdemooverlay 1 / -1
  • Using pause during a round is forbidden (freezetime and once a round has been concluded does not count as during).
  • Teams are allowed four 30 second tactical pauses per map. Teams may also pause to resolve technical issues.
  • Teams may use coach spectator slot on the server. Coaches must be from the same university as players.
  • Jump + Throw grenade binds are allowed.

 

Map Veto - Best of Three

The higher seeded team can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 1 map
  3. Team A picks the map for game 1 and Team B has side choice
  4. Team B picks the map for game 2 and Team A has side choice
  5. Team B bans 1 map
  6. Team A picks the third map and Team B has side choice

Map Veto - Best of One

The higher seeded team can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

  • Starting with Team A, teams take turns to veto one map until only one map remains.
  • Choice of side starting side will be determined by a knife round.

All matches will be run using the current active duty map pool.

All decisions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of these rules is at the sole discretion of the NSE Admin Team, whose decisions are final.
These rules may be amended, changed or supplemented when required by the NSE Admin Team to ensure fair play and competitive integrity.

Date Stage
Friday 1st July

Sign-ups close

Sunday 3rd July

Week 1 Swiss

Sunday 10th July

Week 2 Swiss

Sunday 17th July

Week 3 Swiss

Sunday 24th July

Week 4 Swiss
Sunday 31st July

Playoffs Start / Week 5 Swiss (overflow)

Sunday 7th August

Playoffs

Sunday 14th August

Playoffs (overflow)

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