The BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 is scheduled to start on October 31 and run till November 12 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Organised by Ubisoft and BLAST, the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 is an offline American eSports tournament.
The upcoming Rainbow Six Siege S-Tier tournament will be held at the Gas South Arena in Atlanta.
BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 schedule and format
The BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 will be staged in three phases - Play-Ins, Playoffs and Finals.
As many as 16 teams will compete in a GSL groups format across two days in BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 Play-Ins.
These 16 teams will be divided into four groups of four teams each. Upper Bracket matches will be played in best-of-one series, while Lower Bracket Matches will take place in best-of-three series. The top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs of the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023.
Meanwhile, the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 Playoffs will see 16 teams battle in a Swiss tournament format for five days.
These 16 teams include eight teams that have directly qualified through their regional programmes, while the other eight have advanced from Play-Ins.
During this phase, elimination matches will be played in a combination of best-of-one and best-of-three series.
The top eight teams from the Playoffs will move to the Finals.
The BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 Grand Finals will be held in a single-elimination bracket in front of a live audience at the Gas South Arena from November 10-12.
The Quarterfinals and Semifinals will be staged in best-of-three series, while the Grand Final will be a best-of-five match to determine the winner of the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta.
October 31 - November 1
BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 teams
Here are the 16 teams that have qualified for Play-Ins of the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023:
- LOS (Brazil)
- Wolves Esports (Europe)
- Spacestation Gaming (North America)
- Bleed Esports (Asia)
- Knights (LATAM)
- Ninjas in Pyjamas (Brazil)
- Alpha Atheris (LATAM)
- CYCLOPS athlete gaming (Japan)
- SANDBOX Gaming (South Korea)
- Crest Gaming (Japan)
- G2 Esports (Europe)
- DarkZero Esports (North America)
- FURY (Asia)
- Talon Esports (South Korea)
- Team Bliss (Oceania)
- Geekay Esports (MENA)
Here are the eight teams that have already qualified for Playoffs of the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023:
- M80 (North America)
- w7m esports (Brazil)
- Virtus.pro (Europe)
- Soniqs (North America)
- FaZe Clan (Brazil)
- Team BDS (Europe)
- Dplus KIA (South Korea)
- SCARZ (Japan)
BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 prize pool
The BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 has a total prize pool of $750,000 USD, while the winner will receive a cash prize of $207,000 USD.
The second-placed team will get $87,000 USD and the third and fourth-placed teams will bag $47,000 USD each.
Where to watch BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 live?
Live streaming of the BLAST R6 Major Atlanta 2023 will be available on Rainbow6’s Twitch channel and Rainbow Six Esports’ YouTube channel.
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