Today, Ubisoft® announced that the best professional teams of the Season 2020 of the Asia-Pacific League of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six®: Siege will compete in the APAC Finals to mark the end of the 2020 regional league, between 9th and 10th January. For health and safety reasons, the tournament has been adjusted to a fully online format and tailored to the structure of the region.

The two top organisations in the Asia-Pacific North Division, the South Asian Nationals and the Oceanic Nationals will compete respectively in a dedicated final match, played in a best-of-three format, to determine which team is the best in each division:

  • Oceanic Nationals: Wildcard Gaming vs. Pittsburgh Knights, 9th January at 8:00am UK time
  • South Asian Nationals: MercenarieZ vs. Union Gaming, 9th January at 11:00pm UK time
  • Asia-Pacific North Division – Giants Gaming vs. Cloud9, 10th January at 10:00am UK time

The tournament will see the participants battle it out for the crown of their respective divisions as well as a share of the USD $50,000 total prize pool. All the details about the tournament can be found at http://www.rainbow6.com/APACFinals2021.  To watch the Asia-Pacific APAC Finals online, tune in on Twitch and YouTube.

To follow or take part in the conversation on all things Asia-Pacific Finals, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/R6esports and twitter.com/R6esportsAPAC with the hashtag #R6APACL, or on instagram.com/R6Esports.

About the Rainbow Six Esports global program

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege’s Esports includes 4 main regions, Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. All four regions run in parallel their own dedicated regional leagues, all feeding into one unique and global race towards a qualification for the Six Invitational, the pinnacle of the Rainbow Six Siege competitive year. Each regional league ties into a coherent global program, one unique race towards a qualification for the Six Invitational. As teams across the four regions face off in regional and global competitions, featuring 3 Majors and regional leagues, they will be ranked based on a new and in-depth point system that rewards sustained performance. Each competitive Season runs for nearly a year, from March through the following February. Each Season will be divided into 4 quarters.

The first three quarters correspond to the 3 “Stages” of the regional leagues and conclude with a Six Major bringing together 16 of the world’s best teams – four per region across the four regions. Each stage awards prize money and points for the Global Standings. The Global Standings determine the sixteen teams earning a spot to the annual Six Invitational. Following the 3 stages, the last quarter of the season will be dedicated to regional finals and relegations. The season will then conclude with the Six Invitational that will crown the world’s best team. Four additional teams will also have a chance to qualify for the Six Invitational through Regional Open Qualifiers, making the Six invitational a 20-team competition. A notable exception to the global structure will be the first Season of 2020. As the transition and sunset of the legacy Pro League program, this year will shorten the program to only 2 stages with two Six Majors this year.

To learn more about Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports, please visit www.rainbow6.com and follow us at twitter.com/R6esports and instagram.com/R6esports.

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