Published on July 30th, 2020 | by Adrian Gunning


Today, Ubisoft® announced that thirteen of the best Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege pro teams from the Asia-Pacific region will compete online at the Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major, taking place from August 4th to 9th. The competition will cater to the specific structure of the Asia-Pacific region, with three independent online tournaments for the North Division, Oceania and South Asia, where teams will compete for the crown as well as their share of the USD$125,000 total prize pool. The detailed prize pool split is available here.

In the North Division, the six highest placing teams will compete in a single elimination bracket, with the top two ranking teams of the North Division league starting directly in the Semi Finals:

  • Giants Gaming
  • Cloud9
  • Guts Gaming
  • Xavier Esports
  • Fav Gaming
  • Cyclops

The top three teams from the Oceanic Nationals will compete in a single elimination tournament with Wildcard starting directly in the Grand Finale:

  • Wildcard Gaming
  • Okami
  • Pittsburgh Knights

In South Asia, the four best teams from the South Asia Nationals will enter a single elimination bracket:

  • MercenarieZ
  • Union Gaming
  • KIRA E-Sports
  • MonkaS

All matches will be broadcast in English on Twitch and YouTube.

To watch the action, tune in at the following times:

  • Tuesday, August 4th starting at 6PM AEST: North Division Quarter Finals (Bo3)
  • Wednesday, August 5th starting at 6PM AEST: North Division Semi-Finals (Bo3)
  • Thursday, August 6th starting at 6PM AEST: Oceania Preliminary Final between Okami and Pittsburgh Knights (Bo3)
  • Thursday, August 6th starting at 9:30PM AEST: South Asia Semi-Finals (Bo3)
  • Friday, August 7th starting at 9:30PM AEST: South Asia Grand Finale (Bo5)
  • Saturday, August 8th starting at 5PM AEST:  Oceania Grand Finale (Bo5)
  • Sunday, August 9th starting at 6PM AEST: North Division Grand Finale (Bo5)

Fans watching the events online on Twitch will have the opportunity to win in-game Charms via Twitch Drops. Six levels of exclusive Charms will be included in the Twitch Drops. More details can be found here.

More details on the Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major are available here.

The Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major will be followed by the Latin-American Major starting August 7th, the North American Major starting August 14 and, finally, the European Major starting August 21. More information on each regional online event will be shared soon.

To follow or take part in the conversation on all things Asia-Pacific Six August 2020 Major, follow us on Twitter at @R6esports with the hashtag #SixMajor and Instagram.

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About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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