Six Master 2019 Finalists announced & new season for 2020 confirmed
Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege – a favourite among esports fans worldwide – just announced that its Six Master 2020 for the ANZ regional would return next year. Alongside this announcement came some info on the concurrent Six Master 2019 Finalists – as we are nearing the Finals, eight teams from the ANZ region will be competing.
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They will do so at the LAN Final event between Friday 30th of August and Sunday 1st of September at Margaret Court Arena, a tennis venue in Melbourne, Australia. Of course, this is as part of the Melbourne Esports Open. The winning team will walk away with $20.000 AUD, while the overall prize pool is a none too shabby $50.000 AUD.
The eight finalists have just been announced: Orgless, Rhythm, Acme Association, Mindfreak, Team Sinister, Fury, Oddity Esports and Fnatic. They will be participating in a single-elimination competition. In other words, in 1v1 matches, the losing team is eliminated and the winner goes on to the quarter final and then the semi-finals.
The Grand Final on the last day will see the best of the best competing for the overall biggest share of the prize pool. It’s expected that next year’s Six Master 2020 event will follow a similar if not identical process. The eight teams that made it to this year’s final also automatically qualify for the group stage of next year’s 2020 event series.
Further details on that one will be announced over the next few months and in time for the start of the Split 1 early next year. For now, this year’s event will, of course, be livestreamed on the official Rainbow 6 ANZ Twitch channel.
If you want to attend the MEO and thus the final in person, you can do so – beware though, tickets are limited and with only a few more days to go, you’ll have to hustle to get your hands on some of them! You can buy them on this website: melbourneesportsopen.com.au.
Along with the Six Master 2019 Final, this event is also home to the finals of the current Overwatch Contenders season and the League of Legends Oceanic Pro League finals. Both of those events will also be there at the 2020 MEO; the OPL has confirmed to host its finals there up to and including 2022 actually!