EMEA Solo JCup Qualifier - 2023 Shadowjade Cup

Welcome to the third season of the Shadowjade Cup, open to players in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa!


Game & Platform


Cross Platform

Game Account Required

Naraka (Username & Num.ID)

Date & Time


Battle Royale




Europe, Middle East & Africa


Check-In Period

2 hours before start



3 rounds & 6 games per round


Player stream

Qualifiers & Semi-Finals Only (3 min delay)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have updated the format for today's solo tournament qualifying phase for the betterment of the competition. Instead of a single round consisting of 6 games, we will now have 2 rounds, each comprising 3 games. After the first round of qualifiers is completed, the top 50% of players will advance to the second qualifying round. This adjustment aims to provide a more balanced and competitive experience for all participants.


  • Only players from EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) can compete in this tournament. Game server will be Europe.
  • Check-in is mandatory to participate. Only checked-in teams will be put into lobbies.
    • Check-in starts 2 hours before the start of the tournament and ends 30 minutes before the start.
  • Lobbies will be opened 30 minutes before the start of the tournament. It's mandatory for all players to join up to 10 minutes before the start of the tournament to gather all necessary info (Name & ID).
    • If any player fails to join at this time, they will be disqualified from the tournament.
  • All platforms and inputs are available to participate.
  • Please review the ruleset to ensure you don't break any rules, as points can be deducted and some players can also be disqualified from the tournament.
    • Please pay special attention to teaming and emoting restrictions.
  • The Top 8 players from the most recent scrim will be seeded into balanced groups.
  • Besides the scoring system, finals' lobbies will have a Hero Point system in place. Please review the information regarding these two points below and in the Ruleset.
  • Remember to follow Naraka Esports on Twitter! 
  • Schedule

    Check in is MANDATORY and will take place two hours prior to the start of the qualifiers (4pm BST / 5pm CEST). Please be sure to come back onto this tournament page and check yourself in as necessary.


    September 2nd

    6:00PM BST/ 7:00PM CEST

    Top 24 Players will qualify for the next round.


    September 9th

    6:00PM BST / 7:00PM CEST

    The top 12 Players will move on to the Final.


    September 16th

    6:00PM BST / 7:00PM CEST

    Watch live at twitch.tv/narakabladepoint

    Map Order and Weather

    Both Holoroth and Morus Isle will be used in this tournament. For qualifiers, semi-finals and finals, this will be the map order:

    Morus Isle
    • Games 1, 3, 4 and 6.
    • Games 2 and 5.

    During the qualification round the weather will be randomized. Semi-final & final-round weather will be announced during the day of each round.


    Scoring in each round is determined by both your placement and number of kills. The higher you place in the match, the more points you'll earn for placement (shown below).

    Placement Kill Multiplier Base Points
    1 1.4 3
    2 1.4 2
    3 1.3 1.5
    4 1.3 1.5
    5 1.2 1
    6 1.2 1
    7 1.1 0.5
    8-9 1.1 0.5
    10 1 0
    11-12 1 0


    If after all games two teans are tied in points, ties will be broken in the following order:

    #1 - Highest total kills
    #2 - Highest points in single game
    #3 - Highest kills in single game
    #4 - Most kills in the latest game
    #5 - Highest placement in the latest game.

    Finals Hero Points

    In both the Semi-Finals & Finals lobby of games, a hero points system will be used. players need to alternate their hero every game and only one hero can be played twice. This means that a minimum of 5 different heroes must be used. If this limit is exceeded, the player will forfeit all points for the match in which the hero use limit was exceeded. EGL admins will check hero selection for each player for every game

    How to compete on EGL

    To register to any EGL tournament you only need a free account. After creating an account, just navigate to your desired tournament and click 'Join tournament'. You will be asked to input your Game ID and then you'll be registered.
    Please review our How-to video on how to register for tournaments:
    If you've updated or changed your in-game ID for any title that we support, you should also update it on EGL. For that, you need to go to to the Game & Social Accounts tab in your profile and update it. If you were already signed up to the tournament, please leave and join back again so it gets updated.
    Check-in is the tool we have to only put players that are actually available to play into our brackets, reducing the number of no-shows significally within a tournament. When signing-up, review the check-in time on the tournament overview page and come back at that time to do so by clicking on the same button that you used to register.

    Only players that checked-in correctly will appear in the bracket.
    Please note that players that register while check-in is active will be checked-in automatically.
    Matches can be seen both in the Bracket and in the Fixtures & Results pages of the tournament. Nevertheless, we recommend to visit your Dashboard to also find the reporting buttons and the comment section.
    You can try to add or invite your opponent in-game if the game allows it, but we strongly recommend to chat with them beforehand as it will also be proof of contact and will help in case any disputes come up.
    To see the comment section, go to your Dashboard and then click 'View Details' on your desired match. At the bottom of the page you will find the comment section that can also be visited by tournament administrators. Remember that to see new comments, you will need to refresh the page.
    You can report the result of your match by going to your Dashboard (double-sword icon on the top right corner of the site) and then click 'View Details'. There you'll find the score reporting buttons, the no-show report button and also the access to creating a ticket.
    The one and only way to get support for a match in the tournament is using the match tickets. To report a ticket, navigate once again to your Dashboard (double-sword icon on the top right corner of the site) and then click 'View Details'. There you'll find the 'Create ticket' button, alongside the rest of the reporting buttons.
    The website indicates TBC/TBD as your opponent when you are waiting for an opponent that's on the previous round. Please wait patiently and keep an eye on your notifications and in your Dashboard.
    If your opponent has reported the incorrect score for your match, please select the 'Dispute' button found in your match. You can navigate to your match by going to your Dashboard (double-sword icon on the top right corner of the site) and then click 'View Details'.

    You will be given the option to provide further details before the match is placed into dispute. Please provide as much information as possible and include any evidence if you have any.
    If a tournament has prizing it will be listed on the tournament overview page, as well as on the tournament card.
    Upon completion of the tournament cash prize winners will be contacted via email to arrange payment.

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