LPL CS:GO SEASON 1 2023

Prize Pool:

3,180

Format

League

Division

Open, Amateur, Evolution & Challenger

Start Date:

February 7th 2023

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General info


Welcome to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with LPL Season 1 2023!

Tournament Information:

Heading into the new year for Season 1 2023, CS:GO will have a $3,180AUD prize pool across all divisions!

Season 1 changes:

  • Amateur, Evolution and Challenger teams require LPL Subscriptions for their Core 5 to participate. Entry fees have been removed.
  • Map pool: Dust 2 out, Anubis in
  • Evolution and Challenger will feature a one-off condensed format for Season 1. Please read Season 1 Divisions and Format AND Key Dates.
  • No 3rd place matches for Season 1
  • Pro division will be announced at a later date. Watch this spot!
  • If you wish to hold your spot from last season, please reach out to Broken or Krossic via Support Ticket or Discord before the 19th.

    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 1 Divisions and Format:
    Open, Amateur and Challenger will require at least 8 teams to commence. Evolution will require 16 teams 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 - $900. 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 - $1,080. 16 teams. LPL Premium required. Teams will be split into 4 groups of 4. Each team will play one match per week against another team within their Group. All teams will then be seeded into a Single Elimination BO3 finals bracket.
    Challenger - $1,200. 8 teams. LPL Premium required. Teams will be split into 2 groups of 4. Each team will play one match per week against another team within their Group. All teams will then be seeded into a Single Elimination BO3 finals bracket.
    Pro - To be announced

    Please note: the formats for Evolution and Challenger are for this season only. This is to reflect the shorter nature of Season 1 than usual.

    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 PlaceTotal
    $400$200$150$150$900

    Evolution
    First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
    $500$250$165$165$1080

    Challenger
    First PlaceSecond PlaceThird PlaceFourth PlaceTotal
    $600$250$175$175$1200

  • More Information

    Registration:
    Start your climb to Pro with Open Division or Amateur Division! Amateur registrations close on Sunday 26 February, with late registrations open until Sunday 12 March, however Open Division will remain open to register 24/7.

    Relegations & Open Qualifiers:
    Click here to view more information about relegations.
    To join the Open Qualifiers for the Evo league Click here!

    Click here for Open Division!
    Click here for Amateur Division!

    Key Dates
    Open Qualifiers Dates
    Open Qualifier sign-ups open - Thursday 9 February
    Open Qualifier sign-ups close - Sunday 24 February
    Open Qualifiers begin - Monday 24 February
    Open Qualifiers end - Sunday 26 February

    Season 1 begins - Tuesday 28 February

    Week 1:
    Open, Amateur – Tuesday 28 February - Sunday 5 March
    Evolution and Challenger Groups Round 1 – Tuesday 28 February - Sunday 5 March

    Week 2:
    Open, Amateur – Monday 6 March - Sunday 12 March
    Evolution and Challenger Groups Round 2 – Monday 6 March - Sunday 12 March

    Week 3:
    Open, Amateur – Monday 13 March - Sunday 19 March
    Evolution and Challenger Groups Round 3 – Monday 13 March - Sunday 19 March

    Week 4:
    Open, Amateur – Monday 20 March - Sunday 26 March
    Evolution Finals Round of 16 – Monday 20 March - Sunday 26 March
    Challenger Finals Quarter Finals – Monday 20 March - Sunday 26 March

    Week 5:
    Open, Amateur – Monday 27 March - Sunday 2 April
    Evolution Finals Quarter Finals – Monday 27 March - Sunday 2 April
    Challenger Finals Semi Finals – Monday 27 March - Sunday 2 April

    Roster Lock
    Amateur, Evolution & Challenger Rosters lock Sunday 2 April @ 11:00PM AEDT / 1:00PM NZDT

    Week 6:
    Open, Amateur – Monday 3 April - Sunday 9 April
    Evolution Finals Semi Finals – Monday 3 April - Sunday 9 April
    Challenger Finals Grand Finals – Monday 3 April - Sunday 9 April

    Week 7:
    Open, Amateur Semi Finals – Monday 10 April - Sunday 16 April
    Evolution Finals Grand Finals – Monday 10 April - Sunday 16 April

    Week 8:
    Open, Amateur Grand Finals– Monday 17 April - Sunday 23 April

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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