This tournament is of 3 stages. The first stage is the group stages where there are 4 groups of six teams each. The top 3 teams from each group will advance to the next rounds. The second stage is the Play-In stage where the top team of each group fight it out and the winners and losers move on the semifinals and quarterfinals respectively.
The last stage is the Playoffs where the 2nd-3rd teams from each group start in and are joined by the teams from the Play-In later on. The teams fight for the prize pool as well as Circuit points. Along with the $175,000USD prize, the Champion of ESL Pro League Season 13 will also get 1300 Pro Tour points, 2800 BLAST Premier points as well as a spot in BLAST 2021: Global Final.