AED 1000 & Omen laptop/Per player (Total: AED 5000, 5 Omen laptop & Goodie Bag)
Second Place: AED 1500/Per player (Total: AED 7500 & Goodie Bag)
Third Place: AED 1000/Per player (Total: AED 5000 & Goodie Bag)
1. Global Rules
The Gamers Hub Middle East (GHME) administration has the right to decide outside or even against the rulebook in special cases to guarantee fair play. All rights reserved by Gamers Hub Middle East. All decisions rest with Gamers Hub Middle East and will be treated as final.
1.2. Code of Conduct
Every participant has to behave with respect towards the representatives of GHME, press, viewers, partners and other players. The participants are requested to represent esports, GHME, and their Sponsors honorably. This applies to behavior in-game and also in chats, messengers, comments and other media. We expect players to 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 behaviour, 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.
• 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 disqualification or banning from future GHME events.
1.2.1. Insults and offensive behaviour
All insults that happen during a GHME Match or on the GHME platform, may be punished*. This includes in-game chat of the corresponding game, guestbooks, forums, Match or News Comments, GHME Messages, Match-Chat. Insults that happen on external messengers are not taken into account.
Severe incidents including, but not limited to the following points, may be punished in other ways:
• Extremist statements
• Threat of violence
• Sexual harassment
• severe insults
• pornographic linkings
The right to appeal is only with the injured.
1.3. Matches, competitions, meetings
In all competitions there should be a fair playing field for all players. Every encounter, whether a ladder match or other competition must be played according to the rules until it is complete and the result on the GHME page entered, or at events the result sheet is completed. Any encounter that did not take place, should be deleted. Matches will be played only by admins to delete exceptions.
It is not allowed for participants to bet on matches. Betting is not condoned in these
events, betting is prohibited in the UAE.
In general, all programs which are not part of the original game, including custom-data and modifications, are not allowed in any GHME game. All external voice programs are allowed (e.g. Teamspeak, Ventrilo etc.). Scripts and changes to the game's configuration are allowed, unless they are partly or completely forbidden by the league specific rules. Programs that provide an advantage during game play (e.g. drivers that allow the removing of walls) are forbidden. Any programs that change the game itself are forbidden.
1.5. Game Coverage
GHME reserves exclusive right to the coverage of GHME matches. This includes all forms of transmission. GHME can assign the coverage rights of a match or of several matches to a third party or to the actual players themselves. In this case, terms and conditions would have to be arranged with the GHME management before the match.
Should the game take place on a server that GHME administrators have no direct access to, it must be made sure that enough slots are available for the according clients.
The official language of this national section is Arabic/English. All players should be able to communicate in Arabic/English and to do so.
The attempt to deceive admins or other players with wrong or fake statements, information or data will not be tolerated.
1.8. Other unauthorised offences
Including but not limited to the abusing of bugs in the website. These penalties are at the discretion of the responsible admin and are penalised according to severity.
All forms of cheating in GHME matches are forbidden and will be penalised by GHME. Players found cheating outside of GHME may be barraged on GHME depending on the evidence available. Note, we do not accept publicly submitted demo or screenshot evidence in these cases. Should it become known to GHME administrators that any form of cheating was used to the advantage of a player or a team during a GHME match, GHME reserves the right to punish them to the full extent of the rules available. By breaking any rule a player risks being barred or completely excluded from a specific league or from all leagues. This also includes their team. The use of programs (or "hacks") or other methods to circumvent, modify or in any way manipulate GHME Anti cheat is forbidden. Any use of such programs or methods will be punished as cheating. Even testing of such programs or methods in a match not happening within GHME will be punished.
1.10. Distribution of cheat
Contributing to the distribution of cheats in any way is not allowed on GHME. This includes but is not limited to referring to the name, website or logo of cheats anywhere on GHME, such as player profiles, team profiles, forums, comments, guest book entries, etc. Violating this rule will be punished from a warning up to exclusion from GHME.
1.10.1. Cheating Sanctions
Disqualification from the tournament, results voided, forfeiture of prize money, ban between 2 years and lifetime depending on age and level of player and nature/size of tournament and how the player cheated. Cheating at a professional level (i.e. where qualification for a professional event is at stake) should normally result in a 5 year ban, but, in aggravating circumstances, can result in a lifetime ban.
1.10.2. Illegal scripts
In general, all scripts are illegal except for buy, toggle and demo scripts. Here are some examples for illegal scripts:
• Stop shoot scripts (Use or AWP scripts)
• Center view scripts
• Turn scripts (180° or similar)
• No recoil scripts
• Burst fire scripts
• Rate changers (Lag scripts)
• FPS scripts
• Anti-flash scripts or binding (snd_* bindings)
• Bunny hop scripts
• Stop sound scripts Violations of this rule will lead to a warning the first time. If in team matches more than 1 player played with wrong client settings and they have been warned before already, the match will be deleted.
1.11. Match-Fixing/betting fraud
Engaging in any action that improperly influences the outcome of a game or match by any means.
Any kind of doping is forbidden. (i.e. use of drugs containing performance enhancing substances, like Adderall will be punishable as followed: Results
voided, ban of between 1 and 2 years, forfeiture of prize money (if discovered
before the end of a tournament, disqualification)
1.13. Competition manipulation and bribery
Bribing or attempting to bribe a referee or organiser or trying to manipulate the competition is punishable by law and Results voided, ban of between 1 and 2 years, forfeiture of prize money (if discovered before the end of a tournament, disqualification
1.13.1. Competition manipulation and bribery Sanctions
Results voided, ban of between 1 and 2 years, forfeiture of prize money and monetary fine (if discovered before the end of a tournament, disqualification)
1.14. Second and subsequent offences
For second and subsequent offences, participants should expect far harsher sanctions and in all likelihood a lifetime ban from esports.
1.15. Choice of side
A knife round will be played to determine the side. This is forced by the server. The winner of this knife round will choose the side by typing, stay or switch in the chat.
1.16. Server crash
If the server crashes before three rounds have been completed (in a half), the server must be restarted and the half’s score will be reset to 0-0. If the server crashes after the third round has been completed, the half must be restarted with start money 2000 and the score will be counted from the last completed round. The start money is set to 2000 and the team that lost the last round kills itself using “kill” in the console. This round does not count. The half continues with the following round. The start money has to be set to 800 again.
1.17. Player drop
If a player drops the server will be paused at the end of the current round (see rule Game pausing). The waiting time for a dropped player is 15 minutes. If the player or a substitute rejoins the server and both teams are ready, the game can be resumed. In case the dropped player does not reconnect within 15 minutes and there should be no substitute available, the team must continue playing with one less player. It is not allowed fora team to substitute a player mid game or mid bracket. In case of an emergency or a player needs to be substituted for any valid reason, the team captain will be held responsible for informing the GHME Administration immediately. Failure to this could lead to team disqualification from the tournament.
1.18. Server settings
The following game settings will be used:
Settings for overtime:
1.19. Map Veto
Map Veto selection will be available to all players before every match.
A GHME Account can only be created if the user is at least six years old. When registering, each player must provide an up-to -date and correct email address and it is the player’s responsibility to keep this up-to-date.
Each player in GHME must only have one account! If a player cannot access his account and then creates a new one, the player is responsible to inform the GHME administration immediately to avoid possible disqualification from the tournament.
2.1.2. Nicknames, Team Names and URL Aliases
We reserve the right to edit Nicknames and/or URL aliases, if they fail to comply with the following requirements. Nicknames/aliases are forbidden if they:
• are protected by third-party rights and the user has no written permission
• resemble or if they are identical to a brand or trademark, no matter whether it has been registered or not
• resemble or if they are identical to a real person other than themselves
• use names of GHME or HP products
• resemble or if they are identical to the names of GHME or HP employees
In addition to the above, any nicknames/team names/aliases that are purely commercial (e.g. product names), defamatory, pejorative, offensive, vulgar, obscene, anti-Semitic, inciting hatred, or offending against good manners are forbidden. Using alternative spelling, gibberish or wrong spelling in order to avoid the requirements mentioned above is illegal. We reserve the right to extend, change, exchange or delete these rules if necessary.
It would be nice if a player's photo clearly shows the face of the player, for adding anything else (graphics, other people, other parts of body, etc.) please use the logo function. For anything else please use the gallery. Photos with weapons are not allowed!
Names which are restricted by law will not be accepted and will be deleted. Also, names which go against all forms of etiquette and good manners will not be accepted. The logo must represent the team and have some reference to the team's name or to the team's short handle. Copyrighted logos, or logos which go against etiquette and good manors will not be accepted.
2.2.1. Changing team names
A team can change its name at any time. This also applies when a team is restructured. Changing a team's name in order to fool other teams is forbidden.
The GHME administration reserves the right to prohibit or remove teams with sponsors or partners that are solely or widely known for pornographic, drug use or other adult/mature themes and products from partaking in GHME Play events at any time.
If in doubt, please contact support.
To register, login to http://www.gamershub.me/csgoregistration/ and mail us your team details on email@example.com. We will contact you to confirm participation and registration payment. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Disclaimer: All rights reserved by Gamers Hub Middle East. All decisions rest with Gamers Hub Middle East and will be treated as final.
Timings are to be strictly followed by the teams/players. Teams/Players are given a 10 minuites grace period to show up or else the team would be declared as a no show and disqualified (DQ'd) from the tournament.