Rules

Rules

Free Fire Solo

Gamestars Free Fire: Solo Battle

 

1. Regulations

 

1.1. General 
All decisions within the tournament rules can only be done by the tournament administration. Any disputes regarding situations not specified in the rules will be resolved by the tournament administration at their discretion. Decisions are final and not negotiable.

1.2. Rules of behavior
Participating Teams automatically agree to abide by the Free Fire Terms of Service and all tournament rules listed here.
Violations will be punished with warnings, penalties, disqualification from the tournament, or a ban in upcoming GameStars tournaments.

1.3. Conditions of participation and restrictions
A player is allowed to take part in the tournament if he is a citizen of one of the following countries:
-Ukraine
-Russia
-Kazakhstan

Tournament officials have the right to verify a player's nationality by requesting an ID document. In case, after requesting confirmation of the participant's citizenship, the player will not prove his citizenship before the start of the next match, the administration has the right to disqualify the whole team from the tournament.

All players must be registered on the Gamestars website with an activated Game ID.

1.4. Execution of obligations
By registering in the tournament, the participants make a commitment to finish the tournament according to the rules and regulations. The participant cannot refuse to participate in the tournament because of disagreement with the rules, the decisions of the administration or unsuitable  conditions. In case of refusal to take part in the tournament, participants will completely lose the prize money, and may be disqualified from future GameStars tournaments.

1.5. Use of personal data and images of players / teams.
When registering for the tournament, each player grants the right to the tournament administration to use their data, name, surname, nickname, photo, team name, team logo, etc. for advertising and other activities.

1.6. Broadcast
The right to broadcast tournament matches belongs exclusively to Gamestars, as well as to persons approved by the Gamestars Administration.
During official broadcast, players are prohibited from broadcasting (streaming) their matches without the permission of the Tournament Administration.

1.7.  Confidentiality
The content of any protests, appeals, discussions or correspondence on any other issues with the Tournament Administration is strictly confidential. The publication of such materials without the prior written consent of the Tournament Administration is prohibited.

1.8. Cash prizes
All cash prizes are paid within 90 days after the last day of the final stage. All participants in the final stage of the tournament will be provided with a “tournament participant contract” for signing, in which they will have to indicate all the requested information..

1.9. Changes to the rules
The tournament administration reserves the right to supplement, delete and otherwise change the rules without any additional notice to the participants. To ensure fair play and maintain healthy competition, the Tournament Administration also reserves the right to make decisions on issues not mentioned or covered in detail in these rules, and in exceptional cases - to make decisions that are contrary to these rules.


 
2. Participants

 

2.1. Game account
The participant is obliged to use only a personal account. The account will be assigned to the participant and cannot be changed until the end of the tournament.
The administration has the right to refuse participation to a player whose game nickname violates the rules of conduct within tournament rules or uses the names of companies, brands, etc. protected from use.

2.1.1. Multi-accounts
If the administration discovers that a player takes part in the tournament under different accounts, he and all his accounts will be disqualified and his tournament results will be reset. Violation may result in warnings, penalties, disqualification and even a ban on participation in future Gamestars tournaments, at the discretion of the Tournament Administration.

2.1.2. Smurfing
Only participants with registered accounts can take part in the tournament. Players are prohibited from taking part in the tournament under someone else's account. Violation may result in warnings, penalties, disqualification and even a ban on participation in future Gamestars tournaments, at the discretion of the Tournament Administration.

2.1.3. Limitations of game accounts
The Free Fire Gamestars: Preseason Solo Battle tournament is allowed to participate with any account level and rank.
Players are allowed to use Skills, Skins, Styles, etc. Players are allowed to equip any items and skills in any combination in every game.

2.2. Player nicknames.
After confirming participation in the tournament and before its end, players are prohibited from changing their nicknames without the prior permission of the Tournament Administration.

2.3. Substitutions
Substitutions can’t be used during solo tournaments.

2.4. Communication with the tournament administration.
The Player must join the official Gamestars game’s Discord server, which is the only official channel of communication with the tournament administration. Also, important announcements regarding the holding of the tournament will be published there.

 

3. Tournament structure

 

3.1. Tournament format

The tournament consists of two stages - open qualifier and the final.

3.1.1. Open qualifier:
Consist of 6 Rounds:
Round 1 - The round matches will run from October 27th to November 1st.
Time of games from 27.10 to 30.10 - from 18:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
Games time 31.10 and 01.11 (Saturday and Sunday) - from 14:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
~ 24,576 players will be divided into 512 groups of 48 players each.
Two matches will be played in each group. Based on the results of these matches, the top 12 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 2 - Matches of the round will be played on November 07.08, from 14:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
6144 players will be divided into 128 groups of 48 players each. Two matches will be played in each group. Based on the results of these matches, the top 12 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 3 - Matches of the round will be played on November 11, 12, from 18:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
1536 players will be divided into 32 groups of 48 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. Based on the results of these matches, the top 12 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 4 - Matches of the round will be played on November 14, from 18:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
384 players will be divided into 8 groups of 48 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. As a result of these matches, the top 24 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 5 - The matches of the round will take place on November 16, from 18:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
192 players will be divided into 4 groups of 48 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. Based on the results of these matches, the top 24 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 6 - Matches of the round will be played on November 18, from 18:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
The 96 players will be divided into 2 groups of 48 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. As a result of these matches, the top 24 players in each group will advance to the final.

The points earned by a player in each round do not carry over to the next round.

 

3.1.2. The final.
The 48 best players from the open qualifiers who made it to the final will form one group, where 12 matches will be played on November 21 and 22 (6 matches per day). According to the results of these matches, the places in the group and the winner of the tournament will be determined.

 

3.2. Group scoring system:
In the groups scoreboard, the players will be ranked according to the number of points received for the occupied places and the number of kills in all matches of the group.

 

1 point for each kill

Place

Points

Place

Points

1st place

60 points

25th place

15 points

2nd place

54 points

26th place

14 points

3rd place

50 points

27th place

13 points

4th place

48 points

28th place

12 points

5th place

46 points

29th place

11 points

6th place

44 points

30th place

10 points

7th place

42 points

31st place

9 points

8th place

40 points

32nd place

8 points

9th place

38 points

33rd place

8 points

10th place

36 points

34th place

7 points

11th place

34 points

35th place

7 points

12th place

32 points

36th place

6 points

13th place

31 очко

37th place

6 points

14th place

29 points

38th place

5 points

15th place

28 points

39th place

5 points

16th place

26 points

40th place

4 points

17th place

25 points

41st place

3 points

18th place

23 points

42nd place

3 points

19th place

22 points

43rdh place

2 points

20th place

20 points

44th place

2 points

21st place

19 points

45th place

1 point

22nd place

18 points

46th place

0 points

23rd place

17 points

47th place

0 points

24th place

16 points

48th place

0 points

 

3.2.1. Equal points
If 2 or more players have the same number of final points in the final scoreboard of a group, their position is determined according to the following rules:
   - Points for taken places in matches excluding points for kills;
   - Points for taken place in the last match of the series.


4. Gameplay

 

4.1. Throughout the tournament, players are required to play on a mobile device (smartphone or tablet). The use of emulators or any software that allows you to play on a PC or other unauthorized devices is prohibited. Players using such software will be disqualified.

4.2. Game version
All players must have the latest version of the game installed to participate in tournaments held by the administration. All updates must be installed prior to the start of the tournament.

4.3. Maps and match modes.
All matches are played in the classic 48-players battle royale mode, third person.
Default lobby settings for each match.
The maps used in the tournament will be listed on the corresponding tournament page and announced in the tournament Discord channel.

4.4. Player account.
Players need to make sure that they will participate in matches using the same game account that they activated on the GameStars website. Otherwise, the player will be kicked from the game lobby and all his results in matches will be canceled.

4.5. Punctuality.
A lobby for each match will be created 10 minutes before its start. The starting time of the match is indicated on the match page on the Gamestars website. Players have 10 minutes to enter the lobby. If the player does not join the lobby in time, the match will start without him and he will not receive points for this match.
A player can enter the next scheduled match if he missed the current one.

4.6. Results
The results of each match will be calculated automatically after its end. The system of awarding points to players after each match is described in paragraph 3.2.

4.7. Protests.
A protest about not fair play or wrong match results is accepted within 20 minutes after the end of all matches in the group. To do this, you must use the functionality of the Gamestars website, providing all the necessary materials, if required.

4.8. Broadcast
The Free Fire Gamestars: Preseason Solo Battle will not broadcast officially.

4.9. Technical problems
Participants are solely responsible for the settings and the quality of the Internet that they use for official games. The administration is not responsible for the poor quality of the connection between the participant and the server.
Players are also responsible for solving their technical problems, including those related to hardware and software.
In case of disconnection from the game, the player can re-enter the game if he is alive or the game is not over yet. The administration will not restart the match or pause.
Matches cannot be rescheduled due to technical or other problems for the player.
The administration can initiate a re-creation of a match only at its own discretion for serious reasons (incorrect game / map settings, a problem with the game server for more than half of the players, etc.)

4.10. Changes to match times.
The administration can change the start time of the match at its own discretion by announcing the new game time in the tournament Discord channel and on the Gamestars website.

 

5. Rules of conduct

 

5.1. Public behavior
Participants are obliged to respectfully treat representatives of the GameStars administration, the press, tournament partners and other players. Participants are required to comply with the rules of decent behavior, not to use offensive statements based on race, orientation, gender, citizenship, religion, etc. It is forbidden to use vulgar, obscene expressions, threats to other participants or the administration of the tournament. These rules apply to messages in game chat, social networks or any other text and video interviews.
Insulting the GameStars administration, other participants, spectators is strictly prohibited.

5.2. Discrimination and libel
Participants are prohibited from insulting the dignity or integrity of a country, person, group of people with statements based on race, orientation, gender, citizenship, religion, language or any other preference. Violators can be disqualified at any time, fined half of the prize money, both together and separately.

5.3. Competition Code
All participants are expected to play at their best at all times within any match within the Free Fire Gamestars: Preseason Solo Battle. Violators of the rules may be punished at the discretion of the tournament referees. Examples of violations:
- Cooperation - Participants who cooperate with others, including other competing participants to cheat or deceive and gain an unfair advantage are guilty of collusion. Acts of collusion include, but are not limited to:
Teaming - agreement between players not to play at full strength;
Preliminary consent to the split of prize money or other forms of compensation;
Receiving information and signals from outside sources during a match;
Deliberately losing any match for compensation.
- Cheating - any modification of the game client, including using any 3rd party apps to grant in-game advantages
- Exploiting - deliberate abuse of in-game bug to gain an advantage
- Smurfing - the use of fake accounts, or playing on someone else's account for profit.
- Multi-account - using multiple personal accounts..
- Disconnection from the game - intentional disconnection from the game, without the prior permission of the tournament organizers.
- Lie - an attempt to deceive the administration or other players with knowingly false statements, information or documents.

 

6. Prize pool.

 

The prize pool based on the results of the final will be distributed as follows:
1st place - 400$
2nd place - 200$
3rd place - 150$
4th place - 100$
5th place - 100$
6th place - 100$
7th place - 100$
8th place - 100$