The Six Masters 2019 $50,000 Prize Pool Announced

Today, Ubisoft announced the prize pool for the Six Masters 2019 will be $50,000 – the largest prize pool ever featured in Australia and New Zealand for Rainbow Six esports. The prize pool is double that of the Six Masters 2018 in October and the Six Oceanic Cup in March, with both previous tournaments featuring $25,000 prize pools. The prize pool will be split as per below:

1st Place $20,000

2nd Place $10,000

3rd–4th Place $4,000 each

5th-8th Place $2,000 each

9th-10th Place $1,500 each

11th-12th Place $500 each

Sebastian Østfeldt, Esports Business Analyst at Ubisoft Australia, said, “We could not be more excited to reveal the prize pool for the Six Masters 2019. The esports community in the ANZ region has shown tremendous passion and dedication to the Rainbow Six scene and we’re thrilled to deliver a prize pool that demonstrates our increasing commitment to the long-term health of our esports program down under.”

Open qualifiers for the Six Masters 2019 concluded this past weekend and as a result the 12 competing teams have been determined. These 12 teams will be split into two groups as per below:

Group A:

· Orgless

· Oddity Esports

· Ex-AVANT

· Equinox

· ACME Association

· Power Plays

Group B:

· FNATIC

· Mindfreak

· Fury Australia

· Off The Grid Esports

· Extricity

· Sleeper Gaming

The online, round-robin group stage will kick off next weekend Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June from 2:00PM AEST with Group A competing on Saturdays and Group B competing on Sundays. Following the five-week online group stage, the top four teams from each group will progress to the LAN Final event at Margaret Court Arena on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September as part of this year’s Melbourne Esports Open. There they will battle it out in single-elimination, best-of-3 matches for the title of Six Masters 2019.

The scheduled play days are:

· Play Day #1: Saturday 22nd June

· Play Day #2: Sunday 23rd June

· Play Day #3: Saturday 29th June

· Play Day #4: Sunday 30th June

· Play Day #5: Saturday 6th July

· Play Day #6: Sunday 7th July

· Play Day #7: Saturday 13th July

· Play Day #8: Sunday 14th July

· Play Day #9: Saturday 27th July

· Play Day #10: Sunday 28th July

Tickets to the Melbourne Esports Open 2019 are now available and can be purchased from the official website at melbourneesportsopen.com.au orticketek.com.au.

The entire event will also be livestreamed on official Rainbow 6 ANZ channels below:

– Twitch: twitch.tv/rainbow6anz

– Facebook: facebook.com/rainbow6anz

– YouTube: youtube.com/c/rainbow6anz

– Twitter: twitter.com/rainbow6anz

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