King of the North / Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

King of the North CS:GO Qualifier 2


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Start Time

Number of games

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Signup deadline
Friday 3rd March at 21:00

Checkin deadline
Saturday 4th March at 11:00

Maximum of 2 teams per university.


Qualifier Round 1 4th March 2017
Qualifier Round 2 4th March 2017
Live Final Date TBC, Manchester

Tournament Structure


Teams battle it out in 2 single elimination tournaments to claim one of two tickets to the live final.

Live Final

The 2 top teams from the qualifiers will fight it out at the King of the North Gaming Festival in Manchester for prizes and glory!

Tournament format

2 online qualifiers for each game will take place in the weeks running up to King Of The North, the winners of each of these qualifiers will come to Manchester for the King of the North Gaming Festival to battle it out in a live final for prizes and the title of the King of The North!

All matches are best of one, with the qualifier finals and the live final being best of three.

King of the North Rules - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

  • The winner of each qualifier will be invited to the live final, held in Manchester on 22nd of March 2017. If you win you will be expected to attend.
  • All players must play on the account that they signed up with.
  • Matches are best of three.
  • Become familiar with the main rules document, as this provides information on map selection.
  • The NUEL companion will tell you which side you are on.
  • The tournament will be seeded based on ranking and past NUEL performance.
  • All games must be played under the following settings:
    • mp_startmoney 800
    • mp_roundtime_defuse 1.75
    • mp_freezetime 15
    • mp_maxrounds 30
    • mp_c4timer 35
    • sv_pausable 1
    • ammo_grenade_limit_default 1
    • ammo_grenade_limit_flashbang 2
    • ammo_grenade_limit_total 4
    • sv_friction 5.2
    • sv_accelerate 5.5
    • cash_player_killed_teammate “-300”
    • mp_maxrounds 6 (overtime)
    • mp_startmoney 10000 (overtime)
  • Participants are expected to report any unsportsmanlike conduct (Hacking, verbal abuse etc) to an admin with relevant evidence.


  • 1st Place TBA.
  • 2nd Place TBA.
  • 3rd Place TBA.

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  • Connor McBride

    Lead Tournament Admin


  • John Allen

    Tournament Admin



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