Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike 2
10/11th April

Day 1 - Swiss bo1
Day 2 - Top 8 Single Elimination bo3




NSE Stay Home Series is a online tournament ran over 2 days. Day one all teams will compete in a swiss bracket to decide the top 8 teams which progress to single elimination stage on the next day. Teams who do not qualify for top 8 can continue to compete on day in the best of rest series by checking in on Saturday.

1st Place £250 + a Years supply of monster for 5 players
2nd Place £150 + Monster energy drop for 5 players
3rd Place £100 + Monster energy drop for 5 players
4th Place Monster energy drop for 5 players

In addition to top 4 prizes each player that competes in the competition will be entered into a raffle to win a Monster Energy Care Package with one winner for every ten teams entering the competition (up to a maximum of ten winners per cup).


  • All players must be current students from the same university. 
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a map.
  • Check-in deadline is 12:30pm. Teams who don't check-in will not get games for that evening.
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will lead disqualification of players involved.
  • All games should be played on the servers provided. Complete server settings can be found in the full rules.
  • Custom player models are not allowed.
  • The following in-game overlays are authorised, all others are forbidden:
    • cl_showpos 1
    • cl_showfps 1
    • net_graph 1
    • cl_showdemooverlay 1 / -1
  • Using pause during a round is forbidden (freezetime and once a round has been concluded does not count as during).
  • Teams are allowed four 30 second tactical pauses per map. Teams may also pause to resolve technical issues.
  • Teams may use coach spectator slot on the server. Coaches must be from the same university as players.
  • Jump + Throw grenade binds are allowed.


Map Veto - Best of Three

The higher seeded team can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 1 map
  3. Team A picks the map for game 1 and Team B has side choice
  4. Team B picks the map for game 2 and Team A has side choice
  5. Team B bans 1 map
  6. Team A picks the third map and Team B has side choice

Map Veto - Best of One

The higher seeded team can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

  • Starting with Team A, teams take turns to veto one map until only one map remains.
  • Choice of side starting side will be determined by a knife round.

All matches will be run using the current active duty map pool.



Signups close Thursday 9th April


1pm  Captains meeting
1.15pm Round 1
2.15pm Round 2
3.15pm Round 3
4.15pm Round 4
6.30pm Round 5
7.30pm Round 6
8.30pm (If decider games needed) Round 7

Saturday Top 8

1.00pm  Quarterfinals Bo3
4.00pm Semi Finals Bo3
7.00pm Finals Bo3

Saturday Best of the rest

12.45pm Captains meeting
1.00pm Round 1
2.00pm Round 2
3.00pm Round 3