February 9, 2019
With the dust settled on Season 17, let’s start the preparation for Season 18! This one night cup will focus around testing maps for the upcoming season as well as a new whitelist!
- Unbanned the Spycicle
- Unbanned the Reserve Shooter
- Banned the Detonator
The whitelist for this cup can be found here.
- pl_vigil_rc4 – This map is being tested as a potential replacement for pl_badwater
- koth_lakeside_final – This map is being tested as a potential replacement for koth_warmtic_b6
- cp_alloy_rc3– This map is being tested as a potential replacement for cp_steel
Each tier is divided into round robin groups of four teams meaning there could be multiple groups for each tier, teams that sign up sooner will be prioritized in getting a spot in the cup, so do not wait until the last minute to sign up! Keep in mind that there will not be any elimination rounds for this cup.
- Signups close: February 15th at 21:00 CET
- Group stage round 1: February 16th 19:00 CET – pl_vigil_rc4
- Group stage round 2: February 16th 20:30 CET – koth_lakeside_final
- Group stage round 3: February 16th 21:15 CET – cp_alloy_rc3
Both pl_vigil_rc4 and cp_alloy_rc3 will be played as a bo3.