LONDON, UK – 14TH APRIL, 2022 – Today, Ubisoft announced that its next international esports competition for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege, the Six Charlotte Major, will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina, from 16TH to 22ND May, with tickets for the final three days of the event going on sale in the coming days*. More information on ticketing and the venue will be shared soon on https://twitter.com/R6esports.
The Six Majors are amongst the biggest international esports events for Rainbow Six Siege, scheduled to take place in May, August, and November this year. After Raleigh in 2019, the competition is coming back to the United States this May, as the top 16 teams across Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America will compete for the title, prize money, and points in the Global Standings to qualify for the Six Invitational 2023.
- Group Stage: 16TH to 18TH May– behind closed doors
- Playoffs: 20TH to 21ST May– open to the public
- Grand Final: 22ND May – open to the public
The health and safety of pro players, fans, staff, and partners being a top priority, the event will follow dedicated sanitary guidelines in line with local regulations.
“After over 2 years without a live audience attending our international events, we couldn’t be happier to open the doors of the Six Charlotte Major and welcome back our community on site for the Playoffs.” shared François-Xavier Deniele, Senior Director, Esports and Competitive Gaming at Ubisoft. “We’re excited for fans to discover everything we have planned for them during the event”.
For more information about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports, please visit http://www.rainbow6.com/esports and follow us at https://twitter.com/R6esports and https://instagram.com/R6esports.
*Tickets only on sale for the Playoffs & Grand Final taking place between 20TH – 22ND May.
About the Rainbow Six Esports Global Program
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege’s Esports includes 4 main regions, Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. All four regions run in parallel their own dedicated regional leagues, all feeding into one unique and global race towards a qualification for the Six Invitational, the pinnacle of the Rainbow Six Siege competitive year. As teams across the four regions face off in regional and global competitions, featuring 3 Majors and regional leagues, they will be ranked based on an in-depth point system that rewards sustained performance. Each competitive Season runs for nearly a year, from March through the following February. Each Season will be divided into 4 quarters. The first three quarters correspond to the 3 “Stages” of the regional leagues and conclude with a Six Major bringing together 16 of the world’s best teams – four per region across the four regions. Each stage awards prize money and points for the Global Standings. The Global Standings determine the sixteen teams earning a spot to the annual Six Invitational. Following the 3 stages, the last quarter of the season will be dedicated to regional finals and relegations. The season will then conclude with the Six Invitational that will crown the world’s best team. Four additional teams will also have a chance to qualify for the Six Invitational through Regional Open Qualifiers, making the Six invitational a 20-team competition.
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