8/9/2020

An update about the November Six Major

The Six August 2020 Major has been a blast, offering high-level Rainbow Six competitive action across the regions. While we are close to kick-off the 2020 Season - Stage 2 of the Rainbow Six Esports regional leagues, we have new information to share regarding the Six November Major. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we will continue with a regional format with one online Major per region (North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific), which will be the last step to earn points in the race towards a qualification for the Six Invitational. We know that the community is as eager as we are to watch global competitions and faceoffs between teams from different regions, however the health and well-being of our teams, developers, players, partners and fans remains our number one priority. We thank all of you for your support and understanding, and are happy to share with you the first details of the November Six Major.

November Six Major dates

Save the dates in your calendars, the schedule for each of the regional Majors is as follows:

  • Latin America: October 30 – November 1st
  • Europe: November 6 – 8
  • North America: November 13 -15
  • Asia-Pacific: November 25 - 29

Prize pools

The four regional Majors will follow a similar prize pool breakdown as the Six August 2020 Major’s. Teams will battle it out for their share of the $125,000 USD being allocated to each region.

North America

Europe

Latin America

In Latin America, the $125,000 total prizepool of the November Six Major will be split as follows :

Brazil Division:

Mexico Division final match:

Top LATAM South Division team: 6.4% $8,000

Asia-Pacific

In Asia-Pacific, the $125,000 total prizepool of the Six August 2020 Major will be split as follows:

North Division:

Oceania:

South Asia:

In addition, an Operator bundle will be produced for the Major. 30% of the net revenue from these items will contribute to the prize pool which will be split evenly between the 4 regions: Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. The breakdown within each region will then follow the same structure as the Major’s main prize pool.

The November Major Operator Bundle will be revealed later this month.

How to get a spot

The North American region will see 4 teams compete in the online November Six Major. At the end of Stage 2, the top 3 US Division teams will be automatically invited to join the Major. The 4th team will be selected through a North American Qualifier opposing the 4th, 5th and 6th ranking teams of the US Division and 1st place team of the Canada Division.

In Europe, the top 4 teams at the end of the Stage 2 of the European League will qualify to compete online in the Major.

In Latin America, at the end of Stage 2:

  • The top 4 teams from the Brazil Division will compete online in the Major.
  • The top 2 teams from the Mexico Division will compete online in a Division final Bo5 match.
  • Finally, the winning team of the LATAM South Division will also get a share of the total prize money.

In Asia-Pacific, at the end of Stage 2:

  • The top 6 teams from the North Division will compete online in the Major
  • The top 3 teams from the Oceanic Nationals will compete online in the Major
  • The top 4 teams from the South Asia Nationals will compete online in the Major

Competitive formats

More details on the specifics of each regional online Majors will be shared by each region later on. Stay tuned.

Six Invitational Global Points Update

Similarly to Stage 1, the revamp of the November Six Major will lead to the same adjustments in the way points for the Global Standings will be distributed during Stage 2.

Europe and North America

The top 8 teams of the European and North-American regions are awarded the following amount of points:

1st 510
2nd 390
3rd 330
4th 275
5th 225
6th 180
7th 140
8th 115

Latin America and Asia-Pacific

The LATAM and APAC regions will have teams from their sub-regions (respectively Brazil, Mexico, LATAM South and APAC North & South) ranked in the regional top 8 as follows:

Stage 2 – Latin-America Top 8

1st Brazil Division 1st 510 2nd Brazil Division 2nd 390 3rd Brazil Division 3rd 330 4th Brazil Division 4th 275 5th Mexico Division 1st 225 6th Brazil Division 5th 180 7th Mexico Division 2nd 140 8th LATAM South Division 1st 115

Stage 2 – Asia-Pacific Top 8

1st North Division 1st 510 2nd North Division 2nd 390 3rd Oceania 1st 330 4th South Asia 1st 275 5th North Division 3rd 225 6th North Division 4th 180 7th North Division 5th 140 8th North Division 6th 115

To stay in the loop on everything related to the upcoming announcements, follow Rainbow Six Esports as well as our Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and Latin America regional accounts on Twitter. For behind-the-scenes coverage, follow Rainbow Six Esports on Instagram. And for much more on Rainbow Six Siege, check out our previous coverage.

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