BLAST R6 Major Manchester: What You Need to Know

BLAST R6 Major Manchester: What You Need to Know

15. May 2024 by Never

The BLAST R6 Major Manchester is set to kick off on May 16th at the B.E.C. Arena in England, featuring 20 teams from top regions around the world competing for a total prize pool of $750,000 .

Team Qualifications and Highlights

Team Cruelty (Latin America)

Team Cruelty secured their spot after defeating strong competitors like Six Karma, Knights, and Vasco Esports in the Latin American league. They dominated the BLAST R6 Latam League, winning eight out of ten matches in the north division and securing victory in the playoffs, earning them a place in the Major.

  • Notable Players: Ivan Campa, José “Motumbo” Díaz, Rodrigo “Rovi” Quiroz, Óscar “Toski” Sepúlveda, Fabian “Pyroxz” Chio Zhao
  • Coach: Julián “L1m0n4d4” Gonzales
  • Manager: Maximiliano “Pzzg0d” Arreola
  • Achievements: First place in the Supercopa Latam Norte 2022 (Stage 1)

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Brazilian Representatives

  1. FaZe Clan
    • Recent Titles: Three consecutive wins in the BLAST R6 Liga Brasileña
    • Notable Players: VITAKING, Cyber, soulz1, Handyy, KDS
  2. Team Liquid
    • Legacy: Established in 2018, prominent in the esports scene
    • Achievements: Pro League champions in 2018, consistent presence in international tournaments
    • Players: Lagonis, nesk, Paluh, resetz, Maia
  3. FURIA
    • Recent Success: Strong performance at the Six Invitational 2024
    • Players: FelipoX, HerdsZ, Jv92, Kheyze, Nade
  4. E1 Sports
    • Emerging Talent: RUSH Series champions, rising stars in the Brazilian league
    • Players: Ar7hr, Flastry, Emptzz, peres, Stk

Tournament Structure

The BLAST R6 Major Manchester will unfold in three phases:

  1. Opening Phase: Eight teams from LCQ and smaller regions compete in a double-elimination tournament, with four advancing to the next phase.
  2. Group Stage: A Swiss system determines the top eight teams for the playoffs.
  3. Playoffs: Final phase features single-elimination matches:
    • Quarter-finals and Semifinals: Best of 3 series
    • Grand Final: Best of 5 series

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Location and Broadcast Details

  • Location: B.E.C. Arena, Manchester, England
  • Streaming Platforms: Official Rainbow Six Esports channels on YouTube and Twitch

Exciting Prospects and Global Competition

The BLAST R6 Major Manchester promises intense competition and thrilling gameplay as top teams from around the world battle for supremacy. Stay tuned for live coverage and updates as the action unfolds in this prestigious Rainbow Six Siege tournament.