Rules

Rules

PUBG Mobile Solo

Gamestars PUBG Mobile: 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 PUBG Mobile Terms of Service and all tournament rules listed here.
Violations may result in 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 In-game nickname.

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 canceled. 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 PUBG Mobile Gamestars: Preseason Solo Battle tournament is allowed to participate with any account level and rank.

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 team captain must be in the official GameStars 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 qualifiers and the final.

3.1.1. Open qualifiers:
Consist of 6 Rounds:
Round 1 - Matches for this round will run from November 2 to November 6.
Time of games from 2 to 5 November - from 18:00 to 22:30 Moscow time.
The time of games on November 6 is from 16:30 to 22:30 Moscow time.
~ 16384 players will be divided into 256 groups of 64 players each. Two matches will be played in each group. Based on the results of these matches, the top 16 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 2 - Matches of the round will be played on November 09.10, from 14:00 to 22:30 Moscow time.
4096 players will be divided into 64 groups of 64 players each. Two matches will be played in each group. Based on the results of these matches, the top 16 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 3 - Matches of the round will be played on November 13, from 16:30 to 22:30 Moscow time.
1024 players will be divided into 16 groups, 64 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. As a result of these matches, the top 32 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 4 - Matches of the round will be played on November 15, from 16:00 to 22:30 Moscow time.
512 players will be divided into 8 groups, 64 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. As a result of these matches, the top 32 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 5 - The matches of the round will be played on November 17, from 18:00 to 21:00 Moscow time.
256 players will be divided into 4 groups, 64 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. As a result of these matches, the top 32 players in each group will advance to the next round.
Round 6 - The matches of the round will be played on November 19, from 18:00 to 21:00 Moscow time.
128 players will be divided into 2 groups, 64 players each. Four matches will be played in each group. As a result of these matches, the top 32 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 64 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 group standings, 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.

 

16 points for each kill

 

Places

Points

Places

Points

1st place

400 points

33rd place

66 points

2nd place

383 points

34th place

61 points

3rd place

368 points

35th place

56 points

4th place

355 points

36th place

51 points

5th place

344 points

37th place

47 points

6th place

332 points

38th place

43 points

7th  place

318 points

39th place

39 points

8th place

302 points

40th place

36 points

9th place

287 points

41st place

33 points

10th place

273 points

42nd place

30 points

11th place

259 points

43rd place

28 points

12th place

246 points

44th place

26 points

13th place

233 points

45th place

24 points

14th place

221 points

46th place

22 points

15th place

209 points

47th place

20 points

16th place

198 points

48th place

18 points

17th place

188 points

49th place

16 points

18th place

178 points

50th place

14 points

19th place

169 points

5st place

13 points

20th place

160 points

52nd place

12 points

21st place

151 points

53rd place

11 points

22nd place

143 points

54th place

10 points

23rd place

135 points

55th place

9 points

24th place

127 points

56th place

8 points

25th place

119 points

57th place

7 points

26th place

111 points

58th place

6 points

27th place

104 points

59th place

5 points

28th place

97 points

60th place

4 points

29th place

90 points

61st place

3 points

30th place

84 points

62nd place

2 points

31st place

78 points

63rd place

1 point

32nd place

72 points

64th place

0 points

 

3.2.1. Equal points
If 2 or more players have the same number of final points in the final leaderboard of a group, their position is determined according to the following rules:
- by the total number of kills in all Tournament Games within a round;
- by the Tournament game with the maximum total points per round;
- by the Tournament game with the maximum total number of kills per round;
- by the total number of kills in the last played Tournament Game;
- in place in the last Tournament Game played.

 

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 64-player 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.

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