The Six Masters 2019 has begun, largest prize pool in ANZ Rainbow 6 Siege history

Ubisoft Australia has announced that the Six Masters 2019 is back and comes with the largest ANZ prize pool for Rainbow Six Siege in history. A whopping $50,000 AUD is on the line which is double the prize pool of the 2018 competition. It’s also double the prize pool of the Six Oceanic Cup held in March.

With such a large prize pool, the split of the money means that the first place team will walk away with almost as much cash as the entire prize pool for previous events.

The split is as follows;

  • 1st Place – $20,000
  • 2nd Place – $10,000
  • 3rd–4th Place – $4,000 each
  • 5th-8th Place – $2,000 each
  • 9th-10th Place – $1,500 each
  • 11th-12th Place – $500 each

Six Masters 2019

The open qualifiers for the Six Masters 2019 were completed in early June and resulted in 12 teams entered into the competition. Split into two groups, teams will play against others in their group and the top four teams win each will qualify to compete in the finals at the Melbourne Esports Open.

Group A plays on Saturdays and Group B plays on Sundays with Group A’s first day of play kicking off on June 22 (yesterday). Group B’s first day of play is June 23 (today) and commences with FNATIC vs Sleeper Gaming. You can tune into the matches on Twitch from 2pm AEST.

After the first day of play Orgless sits atop Group A’s ladder follwed by Acme Association, Team Sinister and Zealous.

The final standing of both groups will be known after five weeks of play with the schedule set;

  • Play Day #1: Saturday 22nd June
  • Play Day #2: Sunday 23rd June
  • Play Day #3: Saturday 29th June
  • Play Day #4: Sunday 30th June
  • Play Day #5: Saturday 6th July
  • Play Day #6: Sunday 7th July
  • Play Day #7: Saturday 13th July
  • Play Day #8: Sunday 14th July
  • Play Day #9: Saturday 27th July
  • Play Day #10: Sunday 28th July
The finals will be held at the Melbourne Esports Open on August 31 and September 1, 2019, at Melbourne Court Arena. Tickets to the Melbourne Esports Open are available from the official website or Ticketek.

You can also try your luck at winning a double-pass to the event right here on PowerUp!.

Make sure you tune in every Saturday and Sunday until the end of July to catch all the Rainbow Six Siege action.

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