• Dates: June 1, 2020 - July 22, 2020
  • Game: Dota 2
  • Organizer: BMW & GHME
  • Type: Online - 1v1
  • Total Prize pool: $2,000

Tournament information


June 01 – July 22


1 v 1


Best of 3


  • Game Mode: 1v1, Solo Mid (Best of 3)
  • Settings: 
    • Game 1 (Mirror game): Both players pick Shadow Fiend.
    • Game 2 (Mirror game): Loser of Game 1 picks hero for both players to play.
    • Game 3 (Mirror game): Loser of Game 2 picks hero for both players to play.
  • Win Condition: Kill enemy hero twice or destory first tower.
    • 1v1, Best of 3
    • Following items not allowed: All wards.
    • Time limit: 10 minute
    • Win Condition:
      • Player with the most kills win
      • If kills are the same, higher CS wins
  • Following items and actions are not allowed:
    • Soul Ring
    • Infused Raindrop
    • Runes
    • Bottle
    • Jungling
    • Blocking creeps or changing their direction (eg. Fissure)
  • Others:
    • Couriers are automatically deployed.
    • Each game will be hosted by a GHME admin.

Registration for this tournament is now closed.

The official language of this section is English.
Gamers Hub Middle East Game Admins has the right to decide outside or even against the rulebook in special cases to guarantee fairplay.

All registering teams must complete the registration form.
Gamers Hub Middle East reserves the right to refuse any team registration if their registration is incomplete.

Disclaimer: Tournament dates are subject to change and registered participants will receive the calendar (schedule) via email / social media handles

NOTICE: Prizes will be distributed within 45 – 60 days after the end of the tournament.




Player(s) must be 13+ to participate in this Dota 2 tournament. This tournament is set for the GCC Region. Players who are younger than 21 years require their parental consent to register for the tournament.

    1. Participating countries for Battle of the Gamers – Dota 2 (1v1) online tournament:
        • Lebanon
        • Jordan
        • Kuwait
        • Ksa
        • Bahrain
        • Qatar
        • UAE
        • Oman
        • Iraq
    2. Players may be requested to provide photo ID proof. Players without valid ID proof will be disqualified and will forfeit any prize winnings
    3. The winning player(s) will be required to come on the Live stream for a video interview on camera.
1.2 Technical issues

Players are responsible for their own hardware, software and internet connection. There will be no rescheduling of matches or pausing because of technical issues.

    • If any technical issues are to occur during a match, players are given 2 pause option to fix connection issue.
    • If a player cannot play due to technical issues during a match, said player will forfeit the match.
1.3 Lobby Settings
    • Game Mode: 1v1 Solo Mid
    • Lobby Password: Mandatory
    • Server location: Luxembourg
    • Penalty-Radient: No Penalty
    • Penalty-Dire: No Penalty
    • Series Type: Best of 3
    • Cheats: OFF
    • All Chat: ON
    • Fill Empty Slots with Bots: OFF
    • Dota TV Delay: 5 minutes
    • League: None

2. Match Rules

2.1 Server

The server is by default Luxembourg. This can be, however, be changed if both teams agree to do it.

2.3 No Show

Each participant has 10 minutes to show up to a match (Time of the scheduled match + 10 minutes). Showing up after 10 minutes may result in a default loss. 

2.4 Pause Rule

It is forbidden to pause a game for no reason. After you pause a game you must say in all chat the reason of the pause. In the same game, the total pause time can’t be longer than 10 minutes

    • A pause shouldn’t be longer than 5 minutes. In the case a longer pause is needed, opponent or game admin must agree to it, otherwise the match continues.
    • Abuse of the pause will lead to a disqualification. Screenshots of proof may be use to submit to the game admin.
    • If a player drop due to a DDOS attack, the Pause rule is applied here. There are no exceptions for DDOS attacks. It’s the player responsibility to protect themselves against DDOS attack.
    • Any abuse of bugs is strictly forbidden. Any players found cheating or abusing a bug will immediately be disqualified.
2.5 Rematch

If there is a technical problem that requires a rematch, please contact an admin immediately. In case a match has rematched, same picks must be used.

2.6 Abortion of a match

Player can abort a match by typing “gg” on the all chat.

2.6 Spectators

Spectators inside the lobby is not allowed

2.7 Personal Streaming

Players are allowed to stream their match provided it has a 3 minute delay.

2.8 Game Update

Game updates may occur during the tournament. In such cases, matches will be on hold until updates finishes.

2.9 1v1

Excessive pausing in 1v1 tournaments is not allowed. You’re allowed for brief pauses but your opponent is free to resume the game at any time. We’re not able to enforce any kind of minimum pause time and will not punish your opponent if they resume the pause.

In the spirit of fair play; we do encourage you to keep the pause for at least five minutes if your opponent pauses or disconnects.


1. General

The official language of this section is English. 

Gamers Hub Middle Game Admins has the right to decide outside or even against the rulebook in special cases to guarantee fairplay.

2. Code of Conduct

Every participant has to behave with respect towards any and every GHME staff, partners, viewers and other players. Participants are requested to represent esports, and the tournament honorably. This applies to in-game behavior, chats, comments and other form of media communication. Players must also conduct themselves according to the following values:

  • Compassion: treat others as you would be treated.
  • Integrity: be honest, be committed, play fair.
  • Respect: show respect all other humans, including teammates, competitors, and event staff.
  • Courage: be courageous in competition and in standing up for what is right.

Participants must NOT engage in harassment or hate speech in any form. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Hate speech, offensive behavior, or verbal abuse related to sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, or religion.
  • Stalking or intimidation (physically or online).
  • Spamming, raiding, hijacking, or inciting disruption of streams or social media.
  • Posting or threatening to post other people’s personally identifying information (“doxing”).
  • Unwelcome sexual attention. This includes, unwelcome sexualized comments, jokes, and sexual advances.
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior.

Violation of this Code of Conduct will result in players and even teams to receive warnings. In the case of repeat or extreme violations, penalties may include disqualification, or banning from future Gamers Hub Middle East events.

2.1 Insults and offensive behaviour

All insults that happen during a Gamers Hub Middle East matches, may be punished. This includes in-game chat of the corresponding game, any and all of GHME’s social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, and offline events. Multiple warnings and online user ban may be given out depending on the incident and frequency of the insult.

Penalties are no longer limited to warnings and barrages, but may also contain the following depending on the incident, location and frequency of the insult:

Severe incidents including, but not limited to the following points, may be punished in other ways:

    • Extremist statements
    • Threat of violence
    • Sexual harassment
    • Stalking
    • Severe insults
    • Pornographic linkings
2.2 Spamming

The excessive posting of futile, annoying or offensive contributions within Gamers Hub Middle East online and offline platform is considered as spamming. Spamming on the website, discord and other GHME known means of communication (social media comment sections, match comments, player comments, support pages, etc) will be penalized / given warnings, muted and banned.

3. Matches, competitions, meetings

Games will be facilitated by a GHME staff / game admin. Matches that are not played with a GHME admin will be considered fake matches and will result in disqualification.

Players are not allowed to bet on matches in this tournament, especially betting against themselves. This will result in the player and the team being banned from the tournament.

In case of any dispute regarding any issue, the final decision will be made by the admin. Game Admin has the power to refute any rule depending on the situation at hand.

Any and all forms of cheating are strictly forbidden. Any attempt to do so is direct disqualification with player / team ban.

3.1 Game / client

Any programs which are not part of the original game, including custom-data and modifications, are not allowed in any tournament. All external voice programs such as Teamspeak, Discord etc, are allowed. Programs that provide an advantage during game play are not permitted. Over all, any programs that change the way the game and the playing field are forbidden.

3.2 In-game behavior
3.2.1 Sportsmanship 

All participants are obligated to remain sportsmanlike. GHME Admins has the rights to disqualify a team that has been seen to be unsportsmanlike.

3.2.2 Insults & harassments

All participants are obligated to remain sportsmanlike. Any form of harassment will not be tolerated.

3.3 Player/Team streaming

Participants are allowed to stream provided that the stream has a 3 minute delay added to the settings.

4. Other Information

    • A team name must be unique. Any use of profanity and unnecessary slander, Gamers Hub Middle East reserves the right to refuse the team’s registration.
    • A team can change their team name only twice throughout the duration of this tournament. Any more than two, tournament admin will decide.
4.2 IN-GAME 
    • A team can change their team name only twice throughout the duration of this tournament. Any more than two, tournament admin will decide.
    • All information including contact information will be shared with BMW and its partners.
    • All participants who registers agree to receive BMW communication and newsletter.
    • All information including contact information will be shared with Gamers Hub Middle East and its partners.
    • All participants who registers agree to receive Gamers Hub Middle East communication and newsletter.