UPCOMING

Season 2 2020: Counter-Strike Global Offensive

Prize Pool:

13,000

Format

League

Division

Open, Amateur, Evolution, Challenger and Pro

Start Date:

June 7th 2020

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Welcome to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with LPL Season 2 2020!

Tournament Information:
Welcome to Season 2! LPL are excited to announce that this season, most notably, sees the return of a LAN finals for CS:GO Pro! At the end of the season, top 3 teams will fly to Auckland, New Zealand* to play for their share of $5,000! We are also introducing CSGO Player Accolades for the first time ever for Pro Division! At the end of the Pro season, LPL admins and casters will announce the season MVP ($100) and Best IGL ($100) on stream!

As with our previous seasons, Challenger will be streamed on Mondays and Tuesdays and Pro will be streamed on Thursdays at https://www.twitch.tv/lpl_csgo

*LAN will be pending border restrictions at the time due to COVID-19. LPL Admins will notify teams well in advance.

Anti-Cheat Update:
For this season, we will not be using Akros. For all our matches moving forward, we will be asking players to record their POV.

To do this:

1. Join the server.
2. Open up console.
3. Type record (name of game).

Players will only need to upload POV if a dispute is lodged.

Season 2 Divisions and Format:
All Divisions will require at least 8 teams to commence. Evolution will require 16 teams to commence.

Open - 1 Month LPL Premium for the Top 3 Teams. Free to join. Elo format. Teams update their match times to be assigned up to 3 matches per week. Matches are Best of 1. Winning team of Open will get to play in Amateur for free in the following season.
Amateur - $3,000. LPL Premium required. Elo format. Teams update their match times to be assigned up to 3 matches per week. Matches are Best of 1.
Evolution - $2,000. LPL Premium required. Round Robin format. Matches are Best of 3.
Challenger - $3,000. LPL Premium required. Round Robin format. Matches are Best of 3 (featured games on stream are to be played on Monday and Tuesday).
Pro - $5,000 and $200 Accolades. $150 Entry Fee. Double Elimination format. Matches are Best of 3 (played on Thursday).

Season 2 LPL Premium:
Teams participating in Amateur and Pro will require LPL Premium before their first match on Week 1 (see dates on the right). Teams must ensure LPL Premium is renewed during Week 4-5. The teams that qualify for Playoffs will no longer require LPL Premium when participating in Playoff matches of the respective season (not applicable to Pro format).

Teams in the PRO Division will require to pay a $150 Entry Fee before the first play date (responsible by Team Captain/Org), this will make the five players in the respective team eligible to participate. Please note that substitutes will require an LPL Premium before their first match.

To purchase LPL Premium subscription, please go here. Pro teams can pay their entry fee via their tournament page.

Prizes:
Open
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird Place
Season 3 - LPL Premium1 Month - LPL Premium1 Month - LPL Premium

Amateur
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceFifth PlaceSixth PlaceSeventh PlaceEighth PlaceTotal
$800$600$400$400$200$200$200$200$3000

Evolution
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$850$550$300$300$2000

Challenger
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$1250$750$500$500$3000

Pro
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$3000$1000$500$500$5000

Pro Accolades
Season MVPSeason Best IGLTotal
$100$100$200

More Information

Rules:
Rules are found here: https://letsplay.live/games/csgo/rules/

The following rules have been updated for Season 2:
-Mutiny rule updated for teams that sign contracts (applicable to Pro).
-Rescheduling rule updated for Divisions involved with LPL broadcasts.
-Forfeit rule updated for Divisions involved with LPL broadcasts.
-Player models/skins rule updated.
-Retaining Division Spots rule has been clarified.
-Relegation and Inject System rule added.

Registration:
Start your climb to Pro with Open Division or Amateur Division!
Open Division - https://letsplay.live/games/csgo/open/
Amateur Division - https://letsplay.live/games/csgo/amateur/

Relegations:
Teams will not need LPL Premium to participate in Relegations.

Click here to view more information about relegations.

Key Dates:
Relegations - Monday 18th May - Sunday 31st May

Week 1:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 8th June - Sunday 14th June
Challenger - Monday 8th June - Tuesday 9th June
Pro - Thursday 11th June

Week 2:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 15th June - Sunday 21st June
Challenger - Monday 15th June - Tuesday 16th June
Pro - Thursday 18th June

Week 3:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 22nd June - Sunday 28th June
Challenger - Monday 22nd June - Tuesday 23rd June
Pro - Thursday 25th June

Week 4:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 29th June - Sunday 5th July
Challenger - Monday 29th June - Tuesday 30th June
Pro - Thursday 2nd July

Week 5:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 6th July - Sunday 12th July
Challenger - Monday 6th July - Tuesday 7th July
Pro - Thursday 9th July

Week 6:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 13th July - Sunday 19th July
Challenger - Monday 13th July - Tuesday 14th July
Pro - Thursday 16th July

Week 7:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 20th July - Sunday 26th July
Challenger - Monday 20th July - Tuesday 21st July

Semi # 1:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 27th July - Sunday 2nd August
Challenger - Monday 27th July

Semi # 2:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 3rd August - Sunday 9th August
Challenger - Monday 3rd August

Grand Finals:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 10th August - Sunday 16th August
Challenger - Monday 10th August
(LAN) Pro - Thursday 6th August

FAQ
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Connect with us
On behalf of the entire LPL Admin Team, we would like to wish everyone competing the best of luck! For any questions, please do not hesitate to ask by either posting in the forums or contacting an admin via Support Ticket. Alternatively, you can join the LPL Community Discord.

Many Thanks,
LPL Admin Team