Writer Ubisoft has introduced that its upcoming Rainbow Six Siege esports occasion, the Six Invitational, will nonetheless happen in Paris after gaining authorisation from the French authorities and native authorities.
The offline occasion, which commences on Might 11th, will happen with no viewers on-site and shall be below strict sanitary measures, in response to the discharge. The writer additionally revealed that each one six Brazilian groups that certified for the Six Invitational have been allowed to enter the nation.
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Sadly, Ubisoft additionally introduced that Wildcard Gaming won’t take part within the Invitational. In line with the organisation’s official assertion, the Australian authorities denied the group’s request to go away the nation.
Because of this, Wildcard will obtain one per cent of the $3,000,000 (~£2,172,000) prize pool, which corresponds with a 19th – 20th place within the competitors.
To adjust to the security necessities, groups must present a detrimental PCR check courting from lower than 36 hours earlier than the flight, an antigenic check upon arrival in France, and a strict 10-day quarantine interval.
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To extend the variety of matches and make sure the most correct seeding earlier than the playoffs, the organiser additionally up to date the occasion’s event format. The Six Invitational 2021 will characteristic 19 groups cut up into two teams, with the highest eight groups out of every group advancing to the playoffs. In whole, 81 matches shall be performed between the 4 areas all through the group stage.
Esports Insider says: It is a huge deal for Rainbow Six esports, as LAN tournaments are just about a rarity as of late. It’s a disgrace that Wildcard is unable to take part within the competitors, nonetheless, it’s good to see Ubisoft compensate the organisation. Hopefully, the worldwide well being state of affairs will quickly enable extra offline tournaments throughout quite a lot of titles to be held.
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