The Rainbow Six Siege Invitational is back for the fourth time, with its largest prize pool ever at a staggering $3 million. 16 teams from the R6 Pro League and qualifiers have traveled to Montreal for to determine the World Champion.
The competitive R6 scene returns to Montreal for the fourth time to crown another Invitational champion, takes place in the backyard of where the game’s developer, Ubisoft, is headquartered.
This year’s event features 16 pro teams from a variety of qualifying sources. Team Empire, Team SoloMid, and Team Liquid all made it by winning an offline event, while the eight teams who made the Pro League Season 10 playoffs also automatically qualified.
Four more teams qualified from regional qualifiers and, to round out the pool of teams, last year’s champions, G2 Esports, were also invited.
This year the Invitational features a $3 million prize pool, its largest ever, with the winning team taking home $1 million for the first time in the esport’s history.
The group stage matches will be shown across two streams while the playoffs will only use one. The primary stream is the Rainbow6 main Twitch channel, while their second channel will be used for secondary broadcasts. You can also catch all of the action on the Rainbow6 YouTube and Mixer channels.
SCHEDULE / RESULTS
Group Stage Schedule
|Opener||Team Empire 2-0 Fnatic||February 7||1:15 PM||4:15 PM||9:15 PM|
|Opener||DarkZero 2-0 FaZe||February 7||1:15 PM||4:15 PM||9:15 PM|
|Winners’ Match||Team Empire 0-2 DarkZero||February 8||1 PM||4 PM||9 PM|
|Elimination Match||Fnatic 2-1 FaZe||February 8||1 PM||4 PM||9 PM|
|Decider Match||Fnatic 2-0 Empire||February 9||1 PM||4 PM||9 PM|
Final Group A Results:
1st – DarkZero (advanced to playoffs)
2nd – Fnatic (advanced to playoffs)
3rd – Team Empire (eliminated)
4th – FaZe Clan (eliminated)
|Opener||Natus Vincere 1-2 Spacestation||February 7||7:00 AM||10 AM||3 PM|
|Opener||Rogue 1-2 TSM||February 7||7:00 AM||10 AM||3 PM|
|Winners’ Match||TSM 1-2 Spacestation||February 8||7:00 AM||10 AM||3 PM|
|Elimination Match||Rogue 0-2 Natus Vincere||February 8||7:00 AM||10 AM||3 PM|
|Decider Match||Natus Vincere 0-2 TSM||February 9||7:00 AM||10 AM||3 PM|
Final Group B Results:
1st – Spacestation Gaming (advanced to playoffs)
2nd – Team SoloMid (advanced to playoffs)
3rd – Natus Vincere (eliminated)
4th – Rogue (eliminated)
|Opener||Giants 0-2 MIBR||February 7||4:15 PM||7:15 PM||12:15 AM (Feb 8)|
|Opener||Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 Liquid||February 7||4:15 PM||7:15 PM||12:15 AM (Feb 8)|
|Winners’ Match||Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-0 MIBR||February 8||4 PM||7 PM||12 AM (Feb 9)|
|Elimination Match||Giants Gaming 0-2 Team Liquid||February 8||4 PM||7 PM||12 AM (Feb 9)|
|Decider Match||Team Liquid 0-2 MIBR||February 9||4 PM||7 PM||12 AM (Feb 10)|
Final Group C Results:
1st – Ninjas in Pyjamas (advanced to playoffs)
2nd – MIBR (advanced to playoffs)
3rd – Team Liquid (eliminated)
4th – Giants Gaming (eliminated)
|Opener||Team Reciprocity 1-2 G2||February 7||10:15 AM||1:15 PM||6:15 PM|
|Opener||Wildcard 0-2 BDS Esport||February 7||10:15 AM||1:15 PM||6:15 PM|
|Winners’ Match||BDS Esport 0-2 G2 Esports||February 8||10 AM||1 PM||6 PM|
|Elimination Match||Team Reciprocity 2-0 Wildcard||February 8||10 AM||1 PM||6 PM|
|Decider Match||Team Reciprocity 1-2 BDS Esport||February 9||7:00 AM||10 AM||3 PM|
Final Group D Results:
1st – G2 Esports (advanced to playoffs)
2nd – BDC Esport (advanced to playoffs)
3rd – Team Reciprocity (eliminated)
4th – Wildcard Gaming (eliminated)
|Quarterfinal||DarkZero 2 – 1 BDS Esport||7am||10am||3pm|
|Quarterfinal||Ninjas in Pyjamas 0 – 2 Team SoloMid||10am||2pm||6pm|
|Quarterfinal||G2 Esports 1 – 2 Fnatic||1pm||5pm||9pm|
|Quarterfinal||Spacestation 2 – 0 MIBR||4pm||8pm||12am (12/2)|
|Losers’ Round 1||Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-0 G2 Esports||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Losers’ Round 1||BDS Esport vs MIBR||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Semifinal||Team SoloMid 2-0 Fnatic||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Semifinal||Spacestation 2-0 DarkZero||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|Losers’ Round 2||DarkZero 0-2 Ninjas in Pyjamas||9 AM||12 PM||5 PM|
|Losers’ Round 2||Fnatic 0-2 BDS||2 PM||5 PM||10 PM|
|Winners’ Final||TSM 1-2 Spacestation||9 AM||12 PM||5 PM|
|Losers’ Round 3||Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1 BDS||2 PM||5 PM||10 PM|
|Losers’ Final||TSM 0-2 Ninjas in Pyjamas||9 AM||12 PM||5 PM|
|Grand Finals (Bo5)*||Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-3 vs Spacestation||2 PM||5 PM||10 PM|
*Spacestation start with 1-0 lead in Grand Finals after advancing through Winners’ bracket.
All matches will be played in a best-of-three format, except for the playoff grand finals, which will be a best-of-five.
Group stages are a double-elimination GSL-style group, with the top two teams advancing to playoffs.
The playoffs feature a double-elimination bracket and the team that makes it to the Grand Final from the upper bracket will have a one-match advantage.
|Team Empire||Europe||ShepparD, JoyStiCK, karzheka, Scyther, dan|
|DarkZero Esports||North America||Mint, Hotancold, Hyper, Skys, Ecl9pse|
|FaZe Clan||LATAM||Astro, cameram4n, mav, yoona, ion|
|Fnatic||APAC||Magnet, Lusty, Virtue, Tex, MentalistC|
|Natus Vincere||Europe||neLo, CTZN, Kendrew, Saves, Pie|
|Rogue||Europe||Hicks, risze, AceeZ, korey, ripz|
|Team SoloMid||North America||Achieved, Merc, Beaulo, Pojoman, Geoometrics|
|Spacestation Gaming||North America||Thinkingnade, Bosco, Rampy, Fultz, Canadian|
|Giants Gaming||APAC||Lunarmetal, Ysaera, HysteRiX, jrdn, SpeakEasy|
|Ninjas in Pyjamas||LATAM||Kamikaze, Psycho, julio, Muzi, pino|
|Team Liquid||LATAM||Nesk, xS3xyCake, Paluh, psk1, HSnamuringa|
|MIBR||LATAM||Cyb3r, Novys, Bullet1, MKing, hugzord|
|Team Reciprocity||North America||FoxA, Retro, LaXInG, Nyx, VertcL|
|Wildcard Gaming||APAC||EmoRin, Derpeh, Ethan, Diesel, NeophyteR|
|BDS Esport||Europe||Shaiiko, rxwd, Renshiro, RaFaLe, Elemzje|
|G2 Esports||Europe||Pengu, Fabian, Kantoraketti, UUNO, Cryn|