Ingame - Online Qualifier
Ingame - Regional Finals & Grand Final 《CQB FORMAT》
1.1 TournamentThe AORUS Open is a community tournament for non-professional gamers for Playerunknown’s Battleground (henceforth PUBG) only. AORUS Opens’ tournament administration reserve the right to disqualify players and teams if deemed with professional status. AORUS Open tournament is split in six (6) online qualifiers for 6 different regions, six (6) offline qualifiers and one (1) offline final. The online and offline qualifiers will be limited to players from the following countries: China, France, Germany, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, USA.
1.2 AdministrationEverybody who is authorized by AORUS to administrate the AORUS Open based on its rules and regulations will be called an "admin" in the following, the collection of all admins will be called the "administration".
1.3 Participants and Commitment1.3.1 Every real person - unless officially banned - with a valid steam account is allowed to participate in the AORUS Open and will be called "participant" in the following. Participants grouping up in order to fulfil the minimum required amount of team members will be called a "team" in the following.
1.4 Communication1.4.1 All communication has to be held in English at any time and at any stage in the AORUS Open.
3.1 Team Size3.1.1 A Team has to consist of at two (2) participants with valid steam IDs in order to sign up for the tournament. Those persons will be called "team members" or "members" of the team in the following.
3.2 Eligible Players3.2.1 A team may only use players registered for the team. Stand-ins are not allowed to participate.
4.1 Match TimesThe match times of each Qualifier are announced on the Qualifier sites.
4.2 Reschedule/PostponingMatches cannot be postponed or rescheduled to another date.
4.3 PunctualityEach team must be ready at the official match time. Delaying the round for any reason is not allowed. If a team is not in the lobby with all its members at the official match time, the player(s) will be removed from the lobby and receive 0 points as well as a potential punishment for that match.
5.1 Lobby HostingThe match gets hosted by an admin. Lobby details such as the password will be shared on the respective match page.
5.2 SpectatorsOfficial broadcasters, admins and anyone authorized by an admin have the right to spectate any round without the agreement of the teams. Other persons are not permitted inside the lobby.
5.3 Match SettingsShow customized match settings ✚
6.1 Points CalculationPoints are calculated for each round of each match. The sum of points gained in all three (3) rounds will be the final points for the match.
6.2 TiebreakerIn case two (2) or more teams are tied for 1st place, the following measures will be used to break the tie:
7.1 RehostingIn case of a server crash or a mass disconnect at the start within the first minute of the round, an admin may decide on a rehost of the match. A rehost can only be initiated by an admin.
7.2 DisconnectsIf a player disconnects, the player’s team may continue the match at their own disadvantage.
7.3 ForfeitA team may choose to forfeit a round, which will result in 0 points gained in that round.
7.4 Broadcasting7.4.1 Everyone, who is allowed to spectate according to the spectator’s rules is allowed to provide a video stream with a delay of at least five (5) minutes.
7.5 BugsAbusing a bug is strictly forbidden.
7.6 CheatingThe usage of any PUBG related tool aside from Steam during a match is strictly forbidden.
7.7 ReplaysEvery participant must save their own replays of all tournament games for at least seven (7) days. Upon request by an admin, each participant must submit the replay to the administration within 24 hours. Failing to comply with this request may result in punishment.
8.1 ProtestsProtest against any other sort of rule violation by another player can only be reported with a PUBG replay. The protest must include a specific timestamp when the violation took place as well as the name of the player, who committed the violation as well as a clear description of what happened. Protests that either lack a PUBG replay file or details such as a timestamp and description will be discarded.
8.2 Punishments for TeamsBreaking the rules or ignoring the order of an admin may result in a punishment for the whole team or a specific player. Type and amount is chosen by an admin.
8.3 Possible Punishments
The punishments include but are not limited to:
8.4 Rule Violation in other TournamentsHeavy rule violations in external PUBG tournaments may also result in punishments for future tournaments.
The winners of each qualifier will receive prizes. Find all the details here.
Participants of all offline events are expected to use AORUS hardware, including mouse, keyboard, headset and mousepad. AORUS hardware will be provided by event organizer, non-AORUS hardware is not allowed.
Legal proceedings are not permitted.
In case of any discrepancy, the English version shall prevail.