Quick Rules

This is a SWISS tournament!

Requirements (PC only!):
  • What is SWISS?
  • Matches: Bo1
  • Matches must be started as soon as both teams are added to the match.
  • Elimination after three (3) losses
  • Matches will result in a draw after 90 minutes!
  • Iana and Oryx are not allowed to be used!
Match Settings:
  • Number of Bans: 4
  • Ban Timer: 20
  • Number of Rounds: 12
  • Attacker/Defender Role swap: 6
  • Overtime Rounds: 3
  • Overtime Score Difference: 2
  • Overtime Role Change: 1
  • Objective Rotation Parameter: 2
  • Objective Type Rotation: Rounds Played
  • Attacker Unique Spawn: On
  • Pick Phase Timer: 15
  • 6TH Pick Phase: On
  • 6TH Pick Phase Timer: 15
  • Reveal Phase Timer: 5
  • Damage Handicap: 100
  • Friendly Fire Damage: 100
  • Reverse Friendly Fire: Off
  • Injured: 20
  • Sprint: On
  • Lean: On
  • Death Replay: Off
ESL Mappool:
  • Club House
  • Consulate
  • Kafe Dostoyevsky
  • Border
  • Coastline
  • Theme Park
  • Villa

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After the 5 Open Qualifiers the top 6 teams with the most Invitational Points will be invited to the playoffs to earn a spot in the SIX INVITATIONAL 2020.
If a PL/CL team is already qualified, the slot from the playoff goes down to the Open Qualifiers.


Current NA Ranking for Playoffs

Ranking System

arrow_right_black.gifFull NA Ranking

Invitational Points Points
medal_gold_3.png 1. 100 Points
medal_silver_3.png 2. 70 Points
medal_bronze_3.png 3. 45 Points
medal_grey.png 4. 35 Points
medal_grey.png 5-8. 10 Points
medal_grey.png 9-16. 5 Points
medal_grey.png 17-32. 2 Points
medal_grey.png 33-64. 1 Point


Would you like to enjoy the matches live and casted?
Have a look at our ESL Rainbow Six Community Casters page bellow and checkout who is on-air, bringing you the most exciting match-ups and tactics in several languages!

ESL Rainbow Six Community Casters


Do you need additional help?
If you have open questions or need further assistance, feel free to join the ESL R6S Discord or open a Support Ticket.


Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up
  • If check in is enabled, make sure to check in on time
  • Wait for your first match to show up on the right
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm
  • Wait for your next match

Still need help? During the cup, use Discord chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.

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