CS:GO League

Current standings

7Generic Clan30303
8Blackout Gaming20312
Tournament Details
Quick Start

Faceit: https://www.faceit.com/en/inv/EIqSuDZ

Platform - PC

Format - Single Elimination

Teams - Maximum of 16 Minimal of 4

Entry Requirements - All player must have an EsportsScotland account, FaceIT account and be over 16. Please make sure all of your team are signed up to our FaceIT Hub well in advance of the tournament start time.

For those who are new and looking for a quick breakdown for joining SEL, here's a quick guide to get started. Accounts To play in the CS:GO SEL, you will need:
  1. An Esports Scotland account
  2. An ESS player/team account - User guide here
  3. A Faceit account: https://www.faceit.com/en/inv/EIqSuDZ
  4. To be on the Esports Scotland discord
  5. Be over 16
Discord link is here - https://discord.gg/pPpEQJU Please include your Discord account and ESS Player account details on your profile page. Team Rules You will also need a team. These can be between 5-10 players and will locked in for the season. You may not add anyone to your roster after the season starts. All players must be a resident in the UK or Ireland. During a tournament, up to 7 players can participate in the tournament (team of 5, 2 subs). 5 players must take part throughout each tournament set. Substitutions must happen between sets. Full SEL rules are on this page. https://esportsscotland.co.uk/sel/ If you haves any questions, please message @IainL or @ndonaldson on the website, or Iain#0812 or Neilly#8316 on Discord.
  • Week 1, 28th March, 7pm
  • Week 2, 2nd May, 7pm
  • Week 3, 6th June, 7pm
  • Week 4, 11th July, 7pm
  • Week 5, 15th August, 7pm

Ranking Points;

1 entrant – 10 points

2 entrants – 25 points (20,5)

3-4 entrants – 50 points (30,10,5,5) + each team gets 10 points)

5-8 entrants – 100 points (50.30,10,10) + each team gets 10 points)

8-16 entrants – 200 points (100,50,25,25) + each team gets 10 points)

17-32 entrants – 500 points (250,120,40,40) + each team gets 20 points)

32-64 entrants - 1000 points (500,250,125,125) + each team gets 20 points)

  1. Teams and Team Management

1.1. Teams are made up of a minimum 5 players.

1.2. Teams may have up to 10 players registered to facilitate substitutions.

1.3. Teams must nominate a captain who is responsible for whole team being on server at least 10 minutes before match start.

1.4. If a team can not produce minimum 4 members for match start then they will lose by default and the win will go to the opposing team.

1.5. Teams must have a name and logo that is agreed upon by Esports Scotland management and may not contain any offensive words or pictures (“offensive” to be determined by Esports Scotland management) and may not be too similar to any Pro teams.

1.6. Nickname must include team name and remain the same for the duration of the tournament. No offensive tags or player avatars.

1.7 All participants must be at least 16 years old to enter Counter Strike: Global Offensive SEL Online League.

1.8 All team captains must report match results to Esports Scotland management, any disputes about results will be settled by Esports Scotland management and those decisions are final.

  1. Tournament and Match Format

2.1 Single elimination knockout. Each round is Best of 1 until the final which will be Best of 3.

2.2 Map pool: Train, Nuke, Cobble, Inferno, Mirage, Cache, Overpass

2.3 Vetoes will take place either on the server or on Esports Scotland Discord in a private channel.

Veto format:


  • Coin flip for first.
  • 2 veto per team.
  • Map randomly selected from remaining.


  • Coin flip for first.
  • 1 veto per team.
  • 1 pick per team.
  • 3rd map randomly selected from remaining.

2.4 Standard CS:GO competitive ruleset. Preferred server configuration is ESL5on5.cfg.

MR15 / First to 16. Overtime MR3 / First to 4. 1 min 55 sec rounds. 40 second bomb timer.

2.5 Game will be played on Esports Scotland server when available or on either teams own server (if agreed upon by both teams). Spectator mode must be accessible by tournament admin.

2.6 In all cases above ruleset and server config must be used. GOTV demo and personal demos must be provided within 24 hours of match finish

2.7 If a player on a team suffers a technical issue or disconnect within a round, the game can be paused at the beginning of the next round. Each team is also allocated one tactical pause per map.

2.8 Any disputes will be settled by Esports Scotland management and all decisions are final.

  1. Streaming

3.1 Esports Scotland management may use spectate mode to monitor the game for both admin and streaming purposes. No other spectators allowed unless determined by Esports Scotland management.

3.2 Select matches will be streamed on www.twitch.com/esportsscotland by Esports Scotland management.

3.3 If any team members wish to stream the matches then they must ask permission from Esports Scotland management and their streaming account must be in good standing.

  1. Prizes

4.1. Prizes to be determined.

4.2. Esports Scotland reserves the right to change or withdraw the prizes at any time.

4.3. The captain of the winning team is responsible for the distribution of prizes amongst team members

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Tournament Managers

Iain Livingstone

sco Scotland
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