12 teams from the Rainbow Six Pro League are among the participants, with the last 4 spots going to teams from the open BYOC qualifier which will take place at the event on Friday, 7th September. The 16 teams will then play out in 4 groups of 4 in a double elimination Best of Three format. As usual, the top two teams from each group will then move on to the playoffs which will be Best of Three single elimination.
The prize pool is $50,000 with half of it going to the winner along with the Invitational spot.
The SK Rainbow Six squad is one of the teams taking part in the tournament and they have been placed in Group B alongside Millenium, Spacestation Gaming and a yet to be decided team from the BYOC qualifier. it is their first offline event since joining us in early 2018 plus they occupy the #1 spot in the North American Pro League so we're very excited to see how they will perform.
Friday, 7th September:
- 19:00 CEST - Group stage Round 1
Saturday, 8th September:
- 16:00 CEST - Group Stage Upper Bracket
- 19:00 CEST - Group Stage Lower Bracket
- 21:45 CEST - Group Stage Deciders
Sunday, 9th September:
- 00:30 CEST - Quarter-finals
- 16:00 CEST - Semi-final 1
- 19:00 CEST - Semi-final 2
- 21:45 CEST - Grand Final
We will provide further updates about our matchups as soon as they are available. Make sure to tune in and catch the guys trying to earn their first trophy for SK. If you want to show your support even more, you can already find the SK weapon skin and charm in the game. Don't hesitate to share screenshots with us on social media if you do pick those up!
SK RB6 Matches and Results:
- Spacestation Gaming > SK - 2:1
- SK > Nani - 2:0
- Spacestation Gaming < SK - 1:2
Quarter-final: Team Secret < SK - 0:2
Semi-final: Rogue > SK - 2:0
In case you didn't know: the official Pro League team weapon skins and charms are already available!— ESL Rainbow Six (@ESLRainbowSix) September 5, 2018
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Irena fell in love with esports when she watched the Season 1 LoL Championship. Nowadays she enjoys superheroes, fantasy books and Asian food.
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