Introduce

Eligibility: Participant must be a “Rainbow Six Siege” player from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau or Southeast Asia on the PC platform.

The Tournament will be held online.

 Tournament Description

  • The “Rainbow Six SEA Cup” is an online tournament held for players of ” Rainbow Six Siege” on the PC platform from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and Southeast Asia.
  • The tournament is open to teams and players from the following countries and areas: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.
  • In continuation to the 2017 Rainbow Six SEA Community Cup, the tournament will be divided into three seasons (#4/#5/#6 respectively), with each season spanning four weeks.
  • Open ranking matches will be conducted during the first three weeks of every season, with the playoffs held in the fourth week. The top 4 ranked players from each season’s playoffs will be awarded prizes in accordance with the final ranking at the conclusion of the tournament.
  • Open ranking matches need to be registered on a weekly basis. A limit of 64 teams per week exists, with randomized matchmaking. The actual match will be conducted online. Points will be awarded according to the ranking of the week. Top 8 ranked players with points total accumulated from the first three weeks of the season will be qualified to attend the playoffs in the fourth week.
  • Points from the match will not be accumulated beyond each individual season (#4/#5/#6).
  • Semi-finals from each season’s playoffs will be broadcasted on the official Rainbow Six channel in Chinese(Mandarin), Cantonese and Thai.

Open Ranking Match Phase Rules

  • Online open ranking matches for every season will be held every Friday at 18:00(UTC+8) and Saturday night at 19:00(UTC+8) for the first three weeks of the season.
  • Single elimination applies for each match, the team displayed on the top column gains the right to chose server (EAS/SEAS/WJA), and also initiate the first round of the Ban Map (Map Veto) process.
  • Both teams will ban the maps alternately until only one map is left, and the match will commence.
  • Upon completion of the match, both teams are responsible for taking screenshots of the match result, and uploading it to the “Confirming Match Result” section of the registration page.
  • Points awarded for weekly ranking:
    • 1st place: 32 points
    • 2nd place: 24 points
    • 3rd place: 16 points
    • 4th place: 12 points
    • 5th to 8th place: 8 points
    • 9th to 16th place: 6 points
    • 17th to 64th place:0 point
  • Each team must attend and win at least one match, to be awarded the points associated with the rank.
  • Points total for the season will be calculated after the first three weeks to determine the top 8 players of the season.
  • Should the 8th and 9th ranked players of the season are of equal points, an additional match will be held on the day before the quarter-final on Friday 19:00 (UTC+8) to determine the final placement.

Playoff Phase Rules

  • Playoffs of every season will be held on Saturday afternoon of the fourth week at 13:00 (UTC+8), single elimination(Bo1) applies.
  • Quarter-finals are single elimination matches, while semi-finals and finals will be determined by the best of 3(Bo3).
  • Opponents for the quarter finals will be determined by their respective ranking, with the 1st facing off against the 8th, the 2nd facing off against the 7th, and so on.
  • Teams displayed on the top column gains the right to chose server, and also initiate the first round of the Ban Map process.
  • Both teams will ban the maps alternately until only one map is left, and the match will commence.
  • Prizes will be awarded in accordance with the final ranking.

Tournament Dates

  • Rainbow Six SEA Cup #4
    • Open Ranking Matches:Friday 20 April, 2018, Saturday 21 April, 2018, Friday 27th April, 2018, Saturday 28th April, 2018, Friday 4 May, 2018, Saturday 5 May, 2018.
    • Playoffs:Saturday 12 May, 2018.
  • Rainbow Six SEA Cup #5
    • Open Ranking Matches:Friday 13 July, 2018, Saturday 14 July, 2018, Friday 20 July, 2018, Saturday 21 July, 2018, Friday 27 July, 2018, Saturday 28 July, 2018.
    • Playoffs:Saturday 4 August, 2018.
  • Rainbow Six SEA Cup #6
    • Open Ranking Matches:( October 2018)
    • Playoffs:TBA

※ All announcements from the tournament will be in UTC+8 (Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore standard time.)

Open ranking match timetable