Minecraft Discord Competition

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Generation Esports Administration
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Location: Generation Esports Discord

Time: 7pm EST

Platform: Cross Platform

Format:* Leaderboard Style - 2 games (7pm and 8pm)

*May change based on number of registrants

This tournament is 1v1 and you must be a part of this Discord to participate! We will run two games of MC:  Survival Games and the person with the highest score, wins!

Check In

Make sure that you’ve joined the Generation Esports Discord!

At 6:30 pm, a check-in post will be made in the channel #check-in. You will have 30 minutes to check-in by reacting with the :Fortnite: emoji on the post.

PLEASE Make sure you have the *CORRECT* Minecraft account connected to your Generation Esports account or you will not be able to get into the server. This is very important as we cannot fix it once the queue pops!

Please make sure you check-in, otherwise you will not be added to the tournament, even if you registered. 

What does checking in mean?

Checking in means that you are:

  • Ready to play and are committed to the aforementioned start time of the tournament.
  • Staff know they can reach you via Discord during the event.
  • You are committing to a basic level of sportsmanship between players. Banter is welcome, personal attacks are not.


The tournament bracket will be created and posted in the #check-in channel once check-in completes.



  1. Anti-Cheat

No additional anti-cheat is required for official matches.


  1. Match Procedure

GenE Supported Platform

  • PC (Java version)

2.1. Series Lengths

Two games will be played during the MC tournament night.  Scores contribute to each player’s score on the leaderboard. 


2.2. Game Lobby

  • Client Version 1.8.X
  • What Time do I Queue for My Match?
    Minecraft matches will queue up at 7 and 8pm EST for this event.
  • Queuing for Your Match and Obtaining the Server IP
    From your dashboard select “Join Queue” shown with your listed Minecraft match for the week. Once the timer reaches zero, all queued players will be taken to a match page where a specific Server IP will be shared. Keep in mind that only players who have queued up will be on the specific server’s whitelist for the match, those who did not queue up will be unable to participate.
  • Connecting to the Server
    To connect to the Server IP provided on your match page, follow these step
    • Launch Minecraft and select Multiplayer from the Main Menu
    • Select Direct Connect
    • Enter the Sever IP and Press Join Server
    • The match will begin 5 minutes after the minimum number of players join the server

If this is your first time on the server a popup will appear instructing you to download a resource pack used by the server. The resource pack is required in order to participate in the Minecraft tournament. Choosing no to the download will remove you from the server.


  1. Restrictions

3.1. Resource Packs

The server side resource pack must be used at all times while in game.

3.2 Shaders

The Base Shader Mod is the only shader mod acceptable for use in HSEL matches, though it may cause issues with your connection to the server so use it at your own risk. The use of all other shaders is prohibited 

3.3 Optifine

Optifine will be allowed as a Client Side Mod.

3.4 Teaming

Teaming up or communicating with another player during matches in order to gain an advantage over other players is prohibited. Offending players can face punishments up to removal from the tournament.

3.5 Dome Access

Accessing the top of the dome is considered an exploit and is prohibited in official matches.


  1. Stoppage of Play

4.1 Disconnection

  • Server Side Disconnections

If the match experiences a Server Side Disconnection or Server Crash, players on the server will be messaged and the match will be restarted from the beginning of the game. 

  • Player Disconnection

Players disconnecting will result be treated as a death during the match. If the disconnection happened during game 1, the disconnected players will be allowed to join the server for game 2.


5 Scoring 

Score for each Survival Games match will go into a point pool. Points at the end of the night  will be totaled to determine a winner. 

  • Match Scoring
    • 3 points for attendance
    • 2 points per kill 
    • Top 10 Finish
      • 10th: 1 point
      • 9th: 2 points
      • 8th: 3 points
      • 7th: 4 points
      • 6th: 5 points
      • 5th: 7 points
      • 4th: 9 points
      • 3rd: 11 points
      • 2nd: 13 points
      • 1st: 15 points

  1. Team Rosters

Each roster can only contain 1 person. No player substitutions can be made at any point during the match, as the matches are set to be played 1v1. 

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