• Dates: November 29, 2020 - December 12, 2020
  • Game: Dota 2
  • Organizer: GHME
  • Type: Online
  • Total Prize pool: AED 20,000

tournament information

Date

October

format

5v5

mode

Captains Mode

Quick rules

  • Date: November 29 to December 12
  • Format:
    • Qualifiers: Best of 1
    • Group Stage: Best of 3
    • Final Stage:
      • Game 1 to Game 5: Best of 3
      • Grand Finals – Game 6: Best of 5
  • Total Prize Pool: AED 20,000
    • Prize Pool breakdown:
      • 1st place – AED 10,000
      • 2nd place – AED 7,500
      • 3rd place – AED 2,500
Flash x Dota 2

Team Details

Team Logo *
Maximum upload size: 41.94MB

Captain Registration

Player 2 Registration

Player 3 Registration

Player 4 Registration

Player 5 Registration

Substitute 1 Registration

Substitute 2 Registration

Terms and Conditions *
  • 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.
  • Gamers Hub Middle East reserves the right to refuse any team registration if their registration is incomplete.
    • All registering teams must complete the registration form.
  • Disclaimer: Tournament dates are subject to change and registered participants will receive an update via email / discord / social media handles.
  • Note: Prizes will be distributed within 45 – 60 days after the end of the tournament.
    • Note: Tournament Rules are subject to change, all participants must update themselves.

GAME RULES

1. PLAYERS

1.1 ELIGIBILITY
  • Player(s) must be 13+ to participate in this Dota 2 tournament. This tournament is set for the MENA Region, for teams who have players in other countries, a minimum requirement must be followed: 
    • Team members MUST be from the listed countries below.
      • for example: 3 players from Lebanon and 2 players from Jordan
    • Participating countries for Dota 2 MENA Championship – Rise from the Ashes online tournament:
      • KSA
      • UAE
      • Kuwait
      • Qatar
      • Bahrain
      • Oman
      • Iraq
      • Jordan
      • Lebanon
      • Egypt
      • Morocco
      • Lybia
      • Tunisia
      • Algeria
      • Syria
      • Palestine
    • Players may be requested to provide photo ID proof. Players without valid ID proof will be disqualified and will forfeit any prize winnings,
    • Players with origin from the above countries, but lives in other parts of the world can participate. They will be required to go through proper ID and Natioanility checks
      • If player found playing from countries outside the listed countries, and did not inform us before hand, the whole team will be disqualified
    • Each player is assumed to be aware of all the rules and checks them periodically. Insufficient knowledge of the rules can not be used as an excuse for breaking the rules. At the same time, all participants of the tournament including tournament admins are encouraged to read and understand the rules of the tournament.
    • Any player who breaks the rules are subject to disqualification from the tournament and/or future Gamers Hub Middle East tournaments and events.
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, teams are given 2 pause option to fix connection issue.
    • If a team cannot play due to technical issues during a match, said team will forfeit the match.

2. LOBBY SETTINGS:

  • General Lobby Settings:
    • Game Mode: Captains Mode
    • Lobby Password: Mandatory*
    • Server Location: Default server based on country.
    • Lobby Visibility: Public
    • Enable Cheats: OFF
  • Advanced Lobby Settings:
    • Selection Priority: Automatic (coin toss)
    • Penalty-Radiant: No Penalty
    • Penalty-Dire: No Penalty
    • League: None
    • Spectators: Disabled
    • Dota TV Delay: 5 Minutes
    • Pausing: Unlimited
    • Series Type: No Series

3. MATCH RULES:

3.1 STARTING
  • Games will start when both teams are present and ready. Each Team has a 15 minutes grace period to enter the lobby (Match schedule + 15 minutes). Players who enter the lobby after 15 minutes will result in a loss for the team.
3.2 CONNECTIONS
  • Any hardware or connection issues must be resolved before the start of the match.
3.3 LOBBY HOST
  • A Gamers Hub game admin will add both team captains or team representatives to the lobby. Lobby information will be given prior to the scheduled match timing.
3.4 PLAYER CHANGES / STANDINGS
  • Teams are not allowed to change their players once the match has started. The use of standings are allowed, teams must first inform the game admin before the start of the match.
  • Players are not allowed to add or change any player on the team after the tournament start

4. IN-GAME:

4.1 STARTING
  • A total of 5 main players and 2 substitutes are allowed for this tournament
4.2 PAUSE RULE
  • A pause shouldn’t be more than 5 minutes. In cases where a longer pause is needed, both opposing team and game admin must agree to it. Abuse of pause will lead to a disqualification.
4.3 REMAKE
  • If the admin says the game should be remake, the game will be remade. All players must choose the same heroes again when a remake occurs.

5. ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION:

5.1 BUG
  • Exploiting known or newly discovered bugs during the game will result in a disqualification of the exploiting team.

6. OTHER INFORMATION:

6.1 SPECTATORS
  • Spectators are not allowed inside the lobby/game.
6.2 PERSONAL STREAMING
  • Players / Teams are allowed to stream their games provided there is a 3 minute delay.
6.3 GAME UPDATE
  • Game updates may occur during the tournament. In such cases, matches will be on hold until updates finishes.
6.4 DISCORD
  • Discord will be used as means of communication for this tournament. All players must have a discord account for this tournament.
    • Upon entering the Discord Server, team members must change their nicknames that will include their Team Name ie: (Team Name) PlayerA
      • Please note, you do not have to change your account name – just the nickname in the server.
6.5 OTHERS
  • Gamers Hub Middle East has the right to invite pro players or teams into the tournament. This may or may not be included in the listed participating countries for the tournament.
    • Finalists will be required to appear on the Livestream through videocall. Details provided on the registration will be used to contact the team/player.

GENERAL RULES

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

4.1 TEAM NAMES
  • 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 GAMERS HUB MIDDLE EAST
  • 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.