ESL One Germany 2020 will run online from October 5 – November 1. The league, featuring sixteen teams, will have a group stage and playoffs. In the group stage, teams will be divided into one group to compete in modified Swiss-system format (teams will stop playing after 3 wins or 3 losses).
The playoffs will take place from October 23 – November 1, featuring a double elimination system, with all games being best-of-three, but a best-of-five final.
Prize pool of the league is $400,000.