UPCOMING

LPL CS:GO SEASON 2 2022

Prize Pool:

15,550

Format

League

Division

Open, Amateur, Evolution, Challenger and Pro

Start Date:

August 29th 2022

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General info


Welcome to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with LPL Season 2 2022!
Tournament Information:
Heading into Season 2 2022, CS:GO will have a $15,550AUD prize pool across all divisions!

Most CS:GO divisions will remain largely unchanged, though there will be a few changes:
  • Challenger Division is no longer be broadcast, Pro Division will continue to be broadcast.
  • There will no longer be a 3rd-place match in Pro Division.
  • Players playing in Evolution and Challenger Divisions will now require LPL Premium subscriptions. Team Entry Fees have now been removed for these divisions.

See more details in Key Dates & Broadcast Dates!

We have also brushed up a few pieces in our CS:GO ruleset. All players are highly encouraged to re-read through our terms and ruleset, and ensure they will be able to commit to the scheduling requirements for all levels of play.

Akros Anti-Cheat:
Find out more about Akros Anti-Cheat here: https://akros.ac/
To download Akros Anti-Cheat, please click here: http://akros.ac/setup.exe

To use the Akros Anti-Cheat, follow the steps:
1. Download the file.
2. Click keep rather than discard in your browser as it may auto block it.
3. Open file as administrator.
4. Click run anyway on windows defender.
5. Wait 10-20 seconds for it to appear on bottom right of screen.
6. Launch CSGO after this process (not before).

If you would like to test your anti-cheat before a match we can have a server set-up. Contact a CS:GO admin on discord prior to your match and we will generate one for you.

If your AC is working fine then you will have no problems joining, if you are unable to join please try again or contact an admin.

Season 2 Divisions and Format:
Open, Amateur and Challenger will require at least 8 teams to commence. Evolution will require 16 teams to commence. Pro will require at least 12 teams total to commence.

Open - Free to join. Elo format. Teams update their match times to be assigned up to 3 matches per week. Matches are Best of 1.
Amateur - $2,000. 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 - $1,500. LPL Premium required. Round Robin format. Matches are Best of 3.
Challenger - $2,000. LPL Premium required. Round Robin format. Matches are Best of 3.
Pro - $10,050. $200 Team Entry Fee. 12 teams total. 3-stage tournament. Matches are Best of 3.

To purchase LPL Premium subscription, please go here. Team Entry Fees will be able to be paid via your respective ladder page.

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

Prizes:
Amateur
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceFifth PlaceSixth PlaceSeventh PlaceEighth PlaceTotal
$500$400$300$200$150$150$150$150$2000

Evolution
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$550$450$300$200$1500

Challenger
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$800$600$400$200$2000

Pro
First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
$6500$1500$1025$1025$10050

More Information

Registration:
Start your climb to Pro with Open Division or Amateur Division! Amateur registrations close on Sunday 28 August, with late registrations open until Sunday 11 September, however Open Division will remain open to register 24/7.

Open Division - https://letsplay.live/games/csgo/open/
Amateur Division - https://letsplay.live/games/csgo/amateur/

Relegations:
Click here to view more information about relegations.

Key Dates:
Season 1 begins - Monday 29th August

Week 1:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 29 August - Sunday 4 September
Challenger - Monday 29 August - Sunday 4 September

Week 2:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 5 September - Sunday 11 September
Challenger - Monday 5 September - Sunday 11 September

Week 3:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 12 September - Sunday 18 September
Challenger - Monday 12 September - Sunday 18 September

Week 4:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 19 September - Sunday 25 September
Challenger - Monday 19 September - Sunday 25 September

Week 5:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 26 September - Sunday 2 October
Challenger - Monday 26 September - Sunday 2 October

Roster Lock
Amateur, Evolution & Challenger Rosters lock Sunday 2 October

Week 6:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 3 October - Sunday 9 October
Challenger - Monday 3 October - Sunday 9 October

Week 7:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 10 October - Sunday 16 October
Challenger - Monday 10 October - Sunday 16 October

Playoffs:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 17 October - Sunday 23 October
Challenger - Monday 17 October - Sunday 23 October

Grand Finals:
Open, Amateur and Evolution – Monday 24 October - Sunday 30 October
Challenger - Monday 24 October - Sunday 30 October

Pro Broadcast Dates:
Stage 1
Week 1 - Tuesday 30 August and Wednesday 31 August @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST
Week 2 - Tuesday 6 September and Wednesday 7 September @ 6:30PM AEST / 9:30PM NZST
Week 3 - Tuesday 13 September @ 6:30PM AEDT / 8:30PM NZST

Stage 2
Week 4 - Tuesday 20 September and Wednesday 21 September @ 6:30PM AEST / 8:30PM NZST
Week 5 - Tuesday 27 September and Wednesday 28 September @ 6:30PM AEST / 9:30PM NZDT
Week 6 - Tuesday 4 October @ 6:30PM AEDT / 8:30PM NZDT

Stage 3
Week 7 (Semi Finals) - Tuesday 11 October @ 6:30PM AEST / 9:30PM NZDT
Week 8 (Bo5 Grand Finals) - Tuesday 18 October @ 6:30PM AEST / 9:30PM NZDT

Community Caster & Game Admin Applications
Want to join a talented team of Community Casters to get more practice under your belt? Join the Community Caster program by applying here. If you want to join the talent Game Admin team, you can apply here.

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