Rainbow Six International 2019 Introduces Million Dollar Prize Pool

By on Feb 6, 2019 at 10:05 pm. Filed in News under Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege.

A Preview of Year 4 Content, Behind the Siege Video Series, and Worldwide Esports Documentary Live Broadcast Premiere will all be featured in Montreal.

Yesterday, Ubisoft announced that a selection of the top sixteen Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six teams worldwide will compete for the title of World Champion in the 2019 edition of the Six Invitational. 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 the live broadcast global premiere of esports documentary “To Win It All: The Road to the Six Invitational,” as well as exclusive insights on Year 4 Plans for Rainbow Six Siege from the development team.

This year’s championship features an over $1,000,000 prize pool, which is a record-setting pool for the league thanks to the passion of the Rainbow Six Siege community: 30% of all revenue made during the on-going Road To The Six Invitational in-game event is added to the pot. The in-game event is still available until February 17, 2019, for those looking to get in on the action.

The total prize pool across all official Year 3 tournaments is now more than $1,500,000. 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, and concept, esports, 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 the Rainbow Six Siege website, with the daily competition schedule being as follows:

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  • February 11-13: Group Phase
  • February 15: Quarter Finals
  • February 16: Semi-Finals
  • February 17: Grand Final

In addition to the highly anticipated competition, the Six Invitational will host the worldwide live broadcast premiere of the Rainbow Six esports documentary “To Win It All: The Road to the Six Invitational”, which follows the real behind-the-spotlight lives of three pro players, their joys and struggles as they compete for this year’s World Championship title: Pengu (G2 Esports), Canadian (Evil Geniuses), and Zig (Team Liquid).

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 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.

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