Ubisoft has announced that sixteen of the best Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six teams from around the world have descended on Raleigh, North Carolina at the Six Major Raleigh, the first-ever US Major in Rainbow Six history, taking place from 12th to 18th August. Following an intense Group Stage phase starting today and running from 12th to 14th August, the eight remaining teams will face off during the Major’s Finals phase to compete for a prize pool of $500,000 at the Raleigh Convention Center starting on 16th August.
To watch the competition’s early Group Stages, tune in today until Thursday 14th August on https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6. For the weekend Finals, tune in starting on Friday, 16th August at 14:00pm BST for the Opening Ceremony followed by the Quarter finals. Saturday’s stream begins at 15:30pm BST and will include the Semi-Finals and a Showmatch. Sunday’s activities kickoff at 15:30pm BST and include the Grand Finals Championship match, the Creator’s Cup Showmatch featuring Shroud, and an exclusive panel unveiling Rainbow Six Siege’s next Operation and upcoming Year 4 updates, both game and esports related.
Every fan attending the event will be granted a Six Major Raleigh in-game charm and will have the chance to take part in activities on site including the Ubisoft Store with a variety of Ubisoft products, collectibles and exclusive Raleigh Major items, exhibitor and esports team booths, artists and the Ubisoft Recruitment team will be on-site sourcing some of the 1,300+ open positions within Ubisoft. Six Major Raleigh tickets can be purchased online at http://www.rainbow6.com/tickets for fans interested in attending the event and watching the competition as it unfolds in Raleigh.
For fans tuning in online on Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6 during the weekend Finals from Friday, 16th August until Sunday, 18th August, Twitch Drops are back. Six levels of exclusive Charms will be included in the Twitch Drops. More details are available here.
Hosted on stage by Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez and analyst desk host Ghassan “MiloshTheMedic” Finge alongside a slew of talented casters and analysts, the competition will feature the following 16 teams:
SIX INVITATIONAL 2019 CHAMPIONS
- G2 Esports (Europe)
SEASON IX PRO LEAGUE FINALISTS
- Evil Geniuses (North America)
- DarkZero (North America)
- Team Empire (Europe)
- Vodafone Giants (Europe)
- FaZe Clan (Latin America)
- Immortals (Latin America)
- Fnatic (Asia-Pacific)
- Nora-Rengo (Asia-Pacific)
ALLIED ESPORTS VEGAS MINOR WINNER
- Team Secret (Europe)
DREAMHACK VALENCIA WINNER
- Rogue (North America)
ONLINE QUALIFIER WINNERS
- TSM (North America)
- Team forZe (Europe)
- Team NiP (Latin America)
- Cyclops Athlete (Asia-Pacific)
HOST COUNTRY INVITED TEAM
- Spacestation Gaming (North America)
For more information about Rainbow Six esports, please visit http://www.rainbow6.com/esports.