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The League – Promotions and Demotions

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The League consists of four levels from which players can be promoted to a higher level or demoted to a lower level depending on their performance each month. The system that is used for promotions and demotions is explained in this article.

The Levels are:

  • Masters - Capped at 2,000 Players
  • University - Capped at 3,000 Players
  • High School - Capped at 5,000 Players
  • Elementary - No Player Cap

THE PROMOTION AND DEMOTION SYSTEM:

Promotion and demotion


Elementary (Lowest level)

ElementaryAll PokerStars players are allowed to play in any of the tournaments from this level however, only members of PokerStars Schools will be able to participate in the monthly leaderboard and take advantage of the prizes on offer. All players who finish in the Top 2,000 places will be promoted to the High School level for the following month.



High School (Second level)

This is the second level of The League and the promotion/demotion system for this level is as follows:

  • The Top 800 eligible players (*) will be promoted to the University level for the following month.
  • The next 1,200 players will keep their place and remain in the High School level for the following month.
  • All remaining players below this will be demoted back to the Elementary level.

(*) Players must be have made at least one lifetime deposit to be eligible to join the University level.



University (Third level)

This is the third level of The League and the promotion/demotion system for this level is as follows:

  • The Top 400 players will be promoted to the Masters level for the following month.
  • Players between the positions of 401st and 1,200th will keep their privilege of playing in the University for the following month.
  • Players between the positions of 1,201st and 2,000th will be demoted to the High School level for the following month.
  • Any player finishing in the position of 2,001st or lower will be demoted to the Elementary level for the following month.


Masters (Highest level)

This is the top level of The League and where all serious players should be aiming for. The demotion system for this level is as follows:

  • The Top 600 players will keep their privilege of playing in the Masters for the following month.
  • Players between the positions of 601st and 1,000th will be demoted to the University level for the following month.
  • Players in the positions of 1,001st or lower will be demoted to the Elementary level for the following month.



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