Published on February 6th, 2019 | by admin
THE SIX® invitational 2019 prize pool exceeds $1,000,000 USD
A Preview of Year 4 Content and Behind the Siege Video Series Will All Be Featured At The Event In Montreal
SYDNEY, Australia — February 6, 2019 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that a selection of the top sixteen Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® teams from around the world will compete for the title of World Champion in the 2019 edition of the Six Invitational, including Australian fan-favourites, FNATIC. The third year of the Six Invitational brings together fans, professional players, developers and content creators to celebrate Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. Taking place from February 11th to 17th in Montreal, Canada, the birth city of the game, the Six Invitational 2019 will also feature exclusive insights on Year 4 Plans for Rainbow Six Siege from the development team.
This year’s championship features a $1,000,000+ USD prize pool, still increasing via the Road To Six Invitational revenue share program, the largest in Rainbow Six Siege’s history, bringing the total prize pool across all official Year 3 tournaments to more than $1,750,000 USD.
FNATIC coach and manager, Jayden ‘Dizzle’ Saunders said, “The Six Invitational is the pinnacle of the Rainbow Six esports scene. We work tirelessly day-in-and-day-out to compete at tournaments like this, and in our world this is the equivalent of playing for a flag on grand final day. It’s a moment we all dream of.”
In celebration of the many facets of the Rainbow Six Siege Community, Behind the Siege, a video series highlighting the many perspectives from the community of over 40 million will also premiere at the Six Invitational 2019 to offer a glimpse into what the game means for key community members. Interview subjects will include shoutcasters, esports professionals and community artists.
The Six Invitational 2019 will take place at the Place Bell in Montreal, Canada from February 11th to 17th. The complete run of show and survival guide of all things at Six Invitational can be found on the Rainbow Six website, with the daily competition schedule being as follows:
– February 11-13: Group Phase
– February 15: Quarter Finals
– February 16: Semi Finals
– February 17: Grand Final
Join us at the event or tune into the Six Invitational livestream to watch the elite of Siege as they compete and train around the clock for the Six Invitational 2019 and its life-changing prize pool.
The Six Invitational 2019 will also feature announcements on Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 4 game updates, including but not limited to the upcoming Year 4 Season 1 Operation, insights from the development team behind Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six esports scene itself, during dedicated panels at the event. Make sure to follow the competition on our broadcast channels to watch all competitive matches live and learn all the details on our major announcements and reveals as they happen: twitch.tv/rainbow6anz
Here is the complete list of the sixteen teams competing for the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Year 3 World Champion title, qualified via previous victories in the Major, in Pro League events, Minors or Online qualifiers:
- FNATIC (APAC/ANZ)
- MANTIS FPS (APAC/KOREA)
- NORA-RENGO (APAC/JAPAN)
- EVIL GENIUSES (NA)
- SPACESTATION GAMING (NA)
- TEAM RECIPROCITY (NA)
- ROGUE (NA)
- G2 ESPORTS (EU):
- LESTREAM ESPORT (EU)
- MOCK-IT ESPORTS (EU)
- PENTA SPORTS (EU)
- TEAM EMPIRE (EU)
- FAZE CLAN (LATAM)
- IMMORTALS (LATAM)
- NINJAS IN PYJAMAS (LATAM)
- TEAM LIQUID (LATAM)
For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Pro League and all details of the Six Invitational schedule, please visit http://www.rainbow6.com/esports and follow us at https://twitter.com/R6ProLeague.