Revealing the details of the Six Invitational tournament

02/02/2017 12:00 PM

We are just one day away from the starting game of the Six Invitational. From February 3rd-5th, the tournament will be taking place in Montreal, Canada. Want to know more about the biggest Rainbow Six: Siege competition yet? Then have a look at this article!

The Six Invitational will be the biggest Rainbow Six: Siege competition yet. It will feature twelve Xbox One and PC teams from all around the globe and a $200,000 prize pool. Below you’ll find the full schedule of the tournament.


Prize pool

$200,000 is the total prize pool of the Six Invitational ($100,000 per platform). It will be distributed as follows:

1st: $50,000

2nd: $22,500

3rd - 4th: $8,750

5th - 6th: $5,000

The entire tournament will be streamed on the official Twitch channel. Our commentators and observers will walk you through the world of the Rainbow Six: Siege competition, while Devs shed some light on the upcoming Operation Velvet Shell via Q&As, Conception of Siege panel, reveals, and live demos. In addition, a multitude of influencers will visit the event in Montreal. Check out the full talent line-up below.


Matt Andrews (Host)

Christopher "Panky" Pankhurst (Caster)

Devin "mzo" Becker (Caster)

Sean "Bloodbath" Rosenbaum (Caster)

Michael "KiXSTAr" Stockley (Caster)

Marcin "Marciu" Prusinowski (Observer)

Jacek "sjerra" Wachowiak (Observer)


Leroy Athanassoff (Lead Game Designer)

Adam Crawley (Gameplay Programmer)

Farah Daoud-Brixi (Scriptwriter)

Louis-Philippe Dion (Audio Director)

Jalal Eddine El Mansouri (Technical Architect)

Geneviève Forget (Product Manager)

Mathieu Gagnon (Technical Design Director)

Jean-Baptiste Hallé (Game Designer)

Myles Kerwin (Level Designer)

Justin Kruger (Community Developer)

Simon Laforge-Chalifour (Game Designer)

Xavier Marquis (Creative Director)

Alexandre Ouimet (Physics Programmer)

Alexandre Remy (Brand Director)

Nadjib Sellali (Level Designer)











Where to watch?

February 3rd-5th will be full of Rainbow Six: Siege action, thrilling competition and reveals concerning the future of the game, including the Operation Velvet Shell. Even if you aren't able to make it to Montreal in person, you can catch all of the action on the official Twitch channel.

The Six Invitational broadcast will not only be streamed in English, but also in the following languages: French (Twitch / Facebook), German (Twitch).

For more information about the Six Invitational, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. You can also join the discussion on the official subreddit and forums.

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