Rainbow Six UK Invitational will go down on 22 September 2017. The competition will run over the course of seven hours and feature a realtively modest prize pool of £4,250. The contest will be hosted by Matt Andrews and a few guests.
Ubisoft and ESL announced today that the Rainbow Six UK Invitational for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege will be featured as a part of the ESL Arena at EGX. The Invitational will go down on Friday, 22 September.
The semi-finals and finals for the competition will take place on Xbox One and feature four teams who have taken part in the recent Go4 UK Xbox One finals. The teams are: 1Up eSport, ZeRo eSports, Team Enyx and 1nFamy. The competition will run over the course of seven hours and feature a £4,250 prize pool.
Fighting for a piece of the prize pool we'll have: a team from ESL Major League champions 1UP esport, a team from Irish eSports organisation ZeRo esport, a team from growing eSports collective 1nFamy and high-ranking Go4 players Team Enyx.
EGX is the largest gaming show in the UK and this is the first time that ESL and EGX have partnered to bring quality esports to the show. Everyone interested in catching the action can do so by tuning in to the Rainbow Six Siege's Twitch channel.
The contest will be hosted by Matt Andrews, who will be assisted by casters Verdipwnz and Rene Grunner.
"Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege invites players to master the art of destruction. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience. The gameplay sets a new bar for intense firefights and expert strategy in the rich legacy of past Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six games.", says the game's description.