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Gears 5: EGL Open Series Week #2

$500 + EGL RP - Please see the "Overview - Prizes" section for the prize summary.

Game & Platform

Gears 5

Cross Platform

Date & Time

Sunday, Jan 17th 2021

15:00 GMT


Single Elimination



Only 1st & 2nd place teams will be awarded a cash prize. All members on the winning teams will be contacted via email and the cash prize will be equally split among team members. Teams will also gain EGL RP depending on their placement and the sign up participation amount. The amount of cash prizing received by the winning teams is determined in the table below:

Placement Prizing
1st Place $400
2nd Place $100

  Player IDs

For this tournament, players must register their Xbox Live Gamertag to their EGL Game & Social Accounts section on their EGL profile. All Player IDs on a team’s roster must be 100% valid and accurate. Spelling, spaces and characters must be exact, but do not need to be case sensitive.

If your username is found to be incorrect or you have input an email address instead of your Xbox Live Gamertag then you will be disqualified as this is strictly NOT allowed.

  EGL RP Breakdown

The amount of EGL RP each player receives is dependant on their teams placement and the amount of teams that have participated in that tournament, the EGL RP breakdown is as follows:

0 - 4 Team Tournament

1st - 50
2nd - 25
3rd/4th - 0

5 - 8 Team Tournament

1st - 75
2nd - 50
3rd/4th - 25
5th/8th - 0

9 - 16 Team Tournament

1st - 150
2nd - 100
3rd/4th - 50
5th/8th - 25
9th/16th - 0

17 - 32 Team Tournament

1st - 300
2nd - 200
3rd/4th - 100
5th/8th - 50
9th/16th - 25
17th/32nd - 0

33 - 64 Team Tournament

1st - 500
2nd - 300
3rd/4th - 200
5th/8th - 100
9th/16th - 50
17th/32nd - 25
33rd/64th - 0


The maps to choose from are as follows:


Training Grounds

All matches are Best of 1 up until the Quarter Finals. The Quarter Finals, Semi Finals & Finals will be a Best of 3. Any teams that agree and play a Best of 3 prior to the the Quarter Finals will both be disqualified for delaying the tournament and failure to follow the rules.

Best of 1 (All Rounds Prior to Quarter Finals)

Both teams need to communicate their map picks/bans within the match comments on the Match Fixture page (click on "View Details" for your current fixture). 

The Higher Seeded Team will choose to act as Team A or Team B during the Map Ban process.

The Map Ban process is as follows:

-  Team A Bans 1 Map
-  Team B Bans 1 Map
-  Team B Bans 1 Map
-  Team A Bans 1 Map
-  Team A Bans 1 Map
-  Team B Picks A Map
-  Team A Picks Faction For Map 1

Best of 3 (Quarter Finals, Semi Finals & Finals)

The Higher Seeded Team will choose to act as Team A or Team B during the Map Ban process.

The Map Ban process is as follows:

-  Team A bans 1 Map
-  Team B bans 1 Map
-  Team B picks Map 1
-  Team A picks Faction for Map 1
-  Team A picks Map 2
-  Team B picks Faction for Map 2
-  Team A bans 1 Map
-  Team B picks Map 3
-  Team A picks Faction for Map 3

Hosting Order

A team's seed is indicated by the number next to their team name on the tournament bracket. The highest seed is defined as the team with the seed closest to 0.

The hosting team is as follows:

Map 1

Highest Seed

Map 2

Lowest Seed

Map 3

Highest Seed

The team that is not hosting will choose which spawn (side) they wish to start on.


If you have a problem with your match, please click on the 'Contact Support' button found on the Match Fixture page. You can also reach us on the EGL - Global Discord channel for general questions and discussion.