Ubisoft revealed more details about the 2021 edition of the Six Invitational, the World Championship of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the pinnacle of the competitive year. The fifth edition of the tournament will take place in Paris, France from February 9th to 21st.
The top teams of the Rainbow Six Esports global circuit will compete in a LAN environment, following strict sanitary measures, with no audience on site. With the well-being of pro players, staff and partners as the main priority, Ubisoft has been working with partner organizer Live Nation, health and safety agency ACEPS, medical agency ISMA and the French Government to develop a controlled, safe and competitive offline environment throughout the entire event, in line with the guidelines of the health organizations and local authorities. More information on the health and safety measures is available here: http://rainbow6.com/si2021eventguide
The Six Invitational will feature the world’s best 20 teams coming from the 4 main regions of the Rainbow Six Esports circuit (Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America). All teams will start competing in the Group Stage, from February 9th to 14th, where they will be split into 2 groups of 10; at the end of the Group Stage, the 8 best teams from each group will qualify for the Playoffs, running from February 17th to 21st.
More than just a tournament, the Six Invitational also marks the kick-off of a new year in Rainbow Six Siege. At the 2021 Six Invitational, the Rainbow Six Siege community will get a glimpse at everything the development team has in store in Year 6, including a few surprises. The event will feature panels on the game and the esports scene, as well as a Showmatch involving some of the finest content creators from the community.
All new details about the Six Invitational, such as (but not limited to) competitive format details, dates, participating teams, Group Stage team dispatch and health and safety measures, are available in the Event Guide of the competition: http://rainbow6.com/si2021eventguide