Content of the article: "A Guide to the North America Six Major | August 14 to 16"
This online tournament is a replacement for the Six Major LAN tournament that was scheduled to take place in North America but had to be canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a replacement, the event has been divided into online competitions for each region. The Asia-Pacific and Latin America portions took place earlier this month, the European tournament will follow next weekend.
In total, four teams will be competing for a total prize pool of $125,000 and points towards the global standing which gives them a chance to qualify for the Six Invitational in February.
Four teams qualified to participate in this Six Major. In order of seeding:
- Spacestation Gaming (Thinkingnade 🇺🇸, Rampy 🇺🇸, Bosco 🇺🇸, Fultz 🇺🇸, Canadian 🇨🇦)
- Team SoloMid (Achieved 🇺🇸, Beaulo 🇺🇸, Merc 🇺🇸, Geometrics 🇲🇽, Chala 🇺🇸)
- Oxygen Esports (FoxA 🇨🇦, LaXInG 🇺🇸, VertcL 🇺🇸, Slashug 🇺🇸, B1ologic 🇺🇸)
- DarkZero Esports (Mint 🇺🇸, HotanCold 🇺🇸, Hyper 🇬🇷, Skys 🇺🇸, Ecl9pse 🇺🇸)
Bracket, Schedule & Format
Teams will be competing in a double-elimination format. All games will be played in a best-of-3 format with the exception of the Grand Final, which will be a best-of-5.
A visual overview of the schedule can be found above.
Both semi-finals and the first round of the lower bracket will be played on Friday, August 14th, starting at 12:30 PM EDT / 18:30 CEST / 16:30 UTC. This will be followed by the upper bracket final and the lower bracket final on Saturday, August 15th, starting at the same time. Lastly, the Grand Final will take place on Sunday, August 16th, starting yet again at 12:30 PM EDT / 18:30 CEST / 16:30 UTC.
Note: click on times to convert to your time zone.
Operation Shadow Legacy Reveal
Don't forget that Sunday's Grand Final will be followed by the reveal of Year 5 Season 3: Operation Shadow Legacy which will introduce Sam "Zero" Fisher to the operator pool.
You can discuss the teaser trailer here.
Note: r/Rainbow6 will not be accepting any new submissions during the reveal panel. Instead, we will provide a megathread that can be used to discuss the newly announced content.
Twitch Drops are returning for this Six Major. To earn these charms, you need to register your account and accumulate a certain amount of watch time:
- Copper: 2 hours watched
- Bronze: 7 hours watched
- Silver: 13 hours watched
- Gold: 20 hours watched
- Platinum: 25 hours watched
- Diamond: 30 hours watched
Watch time will accumulate over the event for all four regions. All Twitch channels listed below are eligible for Drops.
- 🇺🇸/🇬🇧 English: Rainbow6 on Twitch
- 🇺🇸/🇬🇧 English: Rainbow Six Esports on YouTube
The English Broadcast will be brought to you by:
- r/R6ProLeague — Rainbow 6 esports subreddit
- SiegeGG — Rainbow 6 esports news & information
- Match highlights will be available on their YouTube channel
- Liquipedia — Rainbow 6 esports wiki
- Official social media accounts
- A Guide to the Europe Six Major | August 21 to 23
- A Guide to the Latin America Six Major | August 7 to 9, 2020
- A Guide to the Asia-Pacific Six Major | August 4 to 9, 2020
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