Messukeskus, Helsinki


Assembly Winter 2020 CS:GO BYOC

Game: Counter-Strike: GO Starts: Thu, Feb 20th 2020, 19:00 EET Ends: Sat, Feb 22nd 2020, 23:55 EET

This is the BYOC tournament for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive at Assembly Winter 2020 played on Thu-Sat, February 20-22. Participation requires a computer slot and your own computer at the event. The participants of the CS:GO non-BYOC tournament are not allowed to participate to this tournament.


  • Place: Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, Helsinki, Finland
  • Teams: 64
  • Group stage format: Teams will be divided to 8 groups. Matches are Best of 1
  • Playoffs format: 32 teams will play out one Best Of One game to determine 16 teams advancing to a double-elimination bracket. In the 16 team bracket first two rounds (RO16 & RO8) will be Best of One and starting from RO4 the matches will be Best of Three.
  • Prizes: Product prizes, top3
  • Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/Assembly (#counter-strike)
  • Participation: Computer ticket required, mark all team computer slots in team description
  • Sign-up: Until Thursday February 20th 18:55 EET
  • Check-in: Thursday February 20th, 16.00--19:00 EET at Casual Admins desk.

How to participate

  1. Login or signup
  2. Create a team and list all the members of the team, add their computer seats and Discord ID of the captain in a clear way (For example Assembly#2019) to the description.
  3. Click the signup button on this page (located on the right side bar)
  4. Join the Discord server
  5. Check-in at Casual Admins desk, check-in time above



  1. 5 x Asus 24,5" TUF Gaming VG259Q 
  2. 5 x Logitech G Pro Wireless 
  3. 5 x Logitech G840 XL 



Thursday February 20th (All times are local time)

16:00–19:00 Check-in at Casual Admins desk

19:15 Group stage starts

Friday, February 21st

11:30 Playoffs begin  (RO32) BO1

12:30 (RO16) BO1

13:30 RO8 & RO8 S1 BO1 matches

~14:30 Best of 3 matches start (RO4 + RO8 S2)

18:00 hour break for all teams

19:00 RO4,S1 lower bracket begins

~20:30 RO4 S2 BO3

Saturday, February 2nd

11:00 Playoffs continue from RO2 (UB+LB)

~14:00 Lower bracket decider match (RO2 S2)

19:00 Grand final pro karsinoissa

General rules

These rules apply for all BYOC tournaments in Assembly Winter 2020.

  • All participants agree to behave in an appropriate and respectful manner to preserve fair play and sportsmanship.
  • All player names, pictures and team names must be appropriate and respectful.
  • All participants must add their computer place to their TMS profile.
  • All the tournament matches must be played from your own computer place, from your own computer, with the exception of the Hearthstone tournaments in which you can play from anywhere in the venue. We do not have separate areas reserved for players participating in casual tournaments.
  • All participants must do a check-in at Casual Admins desk during the tournament specific check-in time to be able to participate in the tournament. Even if you have done a check-in for another tournament earlier, you must repeat it for all the tournaments you are participating in. 
    • For team games a minimum of 3 players from the team must be present during the check-in.
  • Minimum of ten participants in every tournament may be required for the prizes to be paid out in full. 
  • Failure to adhere to these rules or the game specific rules may lead to a warning or disqualification from the tournament to the player and/or the whole team.
  • Administration of the tournament has the last word in any and all disputes and can make decisions outside the specified rules if needed.


This tournament is mainly following the rulebook of SEUL which can be found here: SEUL CSGO Rulebook with few changes explained in Special Rules section

  • By signing up to the tournament, you affirm that you have read the rules and commit to them.
  • Every team must have at least one person on Discord and his whole Discord ID must be marked in the team profile clearly. (For example Assembly#2019)
  • Mapveto is handled in Discord, between teams on their own.
  • Result of mapveto is then brought forward to admin in Discord in following format:
  • Team A vs Team B, map mirage, (Team A starts CT).
  • After this admin provides teams with server information
  • Players should always try to play to the best of their abilities to win.
  • If a player or team has a conflict of interest which could affect their desire to win, they should notify the tournament officials prior to the match.

Special rules

  • Following the rules of latest Valve major, using jump throw bind is ALLOWED.
  • For Best of 1 matches the starting sides are chosen using knife round. In best of 3 matches the starting sides are chosen during map veto following the rules of SEUL.


  • All players must record in-eyes demos for all matches.
  • Once in the game server, type: record match1_opponent in console, e.g. record match1_ence
  • Recording will stop once you quit the server. In case of disconnect during the match, remember to begin a new recording under different name to prevent overwriting the existing file.
  • Failure to provide complete and working demo file means losing the map. In case of disconnect(s) during the match, multiple demo files are accepted but every single round played by the player must be recorded.


If you have any questions before the event, you can contact the head admin in Discord:


During the event you can reach admins in Assembly’s discord at #counter-strike channel


During group stages there is no seeding. For the playoffs, all 16 teams will be seeded with following criteria:

  1. Placement in group stage

  2. Wins

  3. Round difference

  4. Possible head to head matches

  5. Random draw made by admins

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