Six Invitational 2022 Overview
Six Invitational is an annual professional Rainbow Six Siege tournament hosted by ESL and Ubisoft. This year, Six Invitational 2022 was moved from Canada to Stockholm, Sweden. Some of this year’s sponsors are: Predator, PayPal, Aim Lab.
2022 is the 5th edition of this event. The Rainbow Six Siege tournament took place mostly in Montreal, Canada. The exceptions are in 2021 – in Paris, and this year in Stockholm.
The Six Invitational is an annual tournament that only has the Group Stage and the Playoffs.
- Group Stage: February 8th – 12th, 2022
- Playoffs: February 14th – 20th, 2022
The Group Stage has 20 participating teams and a four Round-Robin format of groups. Each group has 5 teams. Each team will play 1 match (Bo3 format) with the other 4 teams in its group.
1st placed team from each group advance to the Upper Bracket Round 2. 2nd-3rd placed teams advance to the Upper Bracket Round 1 of the Playoffs.
The 2nd placed team in each group will pick their first opponent for the Playoffs. The team has to choose from the 3rd place finish from any group apart from theirs.
The bottom team in each group leaves the competitions and the remaining ones go to the Lower Bracket.
The Playoffs have Bo3 matches with Double-Elimination bracket. The Grand Final is Bo5
The total prize pool for Six Invitation is $3,000,000. The 1st placed team gets $1,000,000, the second $450,000 and the third $240.000. Each participating team gets prize money as following.
- 4th place: $170,000
- 5th -6th: $135,000
- 7th- 8th: $105,000
- 9th-12th: $75,000
- 13th-16th: $55,000
- 17th-20th: $35,000
Teams participating in Six Invitational in 2022
The team that participate at the Six Invitational, in the winning order:
- TSM (winner)
- Team Empire (runner-up)
- FaZe Clan
- Team Liquid
- Oxygen Esports
- DarkZero Esports
- DAMWON Gaming
- Spacestation Gaming
- FURIA Esports
- MNM Gaming
- Ninjas in Pyjamas
- Natus Vincere
- SANDBOX Gaming
- CYCLOPS athlete gaming
- Team BDS
- TEam oNe Esports