[2018-10-29] Rio Survival Guide


10/29/2018 04:00 PM

Whether this is your first time watching a competitive Rainbow Six event or you’re a longtime fan looking for more information, this is your go-to guide to the Season 8 Pro League Finals


We’ve had an exciting few months of Pro League this season with the launch of the Pilot Program and our first league-based season, and we’re excited to see it culminate in a live event on November 17th and 18th at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For those still looking to grab tickets to the event, tickets are still available for purchase here.


What is the Pro League?

The Pro League is the most prestigious level of competitive Rainbow Six Esports. A global competition, where the eight best teams across four regions (North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific) compete each season to qualify for the Pro League finals. There, the top two teams from each region battle it out for the title of Pro League Champions.


Who will be there?


[2018-10-29] Qualified Teams for Rio


What are the stakes?

Teams will be competing for a collective prize pool of $275,000 and the title of Pro League Champions! In addition, each team that qualified for Pro League Finals has also secured a berth at the Six Invitational 2019.


What is the format?

  • Best of 3
  • Single Elimination
  • 4 Quarterfinals on Saturday
  • 2 Semifinals and 1 Grand Final on Sunday


[2018-11-08] Rio Schedule (Updated) 


What can we expect from the event this year?

The weekend will be packed with competitive Rainbow Six action, with eight of the best teams in the world competing for the title of Pro League champions and the first place prize of $75,000. Quarterfinals will take place all day on Saturday, with semifinals and the grand final taking place on Sunday.


In addition to all of the esports action, the weekend will also include a Rainbow6 panel, where members from the Rainbow 6 team will update fans about the Six Invitational 2019, share the details surrounding Season 9 of Pro League, and of course, reveal Year 3 Season 4.


Fans attending the event will have the opportunity to meet Rainbow 6 and other big personalities in person at official Meet & Greet events! Some of the confirmed guests will be: Danilo Gentili, Th3 D4rkness, gORDOx, and more!


Where can I watch?

The Pro League finals will be streamed in over 11 different languages!


English: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6

French: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6fr

Spanish: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6es

German: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6de

Portuguese (BR): https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6br

Italian: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6it

Russian: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6ru

Korean: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6kr

Japanese: https://www.twitch.tv/rainbow6jp

Taiwanese: https://twitch.tv/rainbow6tw

Cantonese: https://twitch.tv/rainbow6HK

Thai: https://twitch.tv/rainbow6TH



  • When: November 17th and 18th starting at 10:30 BRT
  • Where: Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janerio, Brazil
  • Teams will be competing for a total prize pool of $275,000
  • Sunday will feature a Reveal Segment in addition to the grand finals event
  • The event will be streamed in over 11 different languages

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