Posted 16/06/2021 17:00

We're back for the UKIN Summer Season!

Today we announce the Summer season for the UK Ireland Nationals (UKIN). The prize for the winning team will secure a place in the 2021 Challenger League and a chance to qualify for the 2022 European League along with £25,000 split between the 8 teams. Tune in on from 6.30pm on each day.

Group Stage

The group stage will play out over 7 playdays starting on 29th June and running until 27th July. Teams will play a single round robin, playing every team one time, in a best-of-1 format with overtime. Teams who finish first and second in the group will auto-qualify for the finals. Teams placing 3rd-6th will battle it out in the playoffs while teams finishing 7th and 8th will be relegated to the next UKIN Second Division.  

Playday 1 - Tuesday 29th June

Playday 2 - Tuesday 6th July

Playday 3 - Thursday 8th July

Playday 4 - Tuesday 13th July

Playday 5 - Tuesday 20th July

Playday 6 - Thursday 22nd July

Playday 7 - Tuesday 27th July



Playoffs will play out as a best-of-3 on the 29th July with the third placed team from the group stage choosing the 5th or 6th placed team and 4th taknig the remaining team. Victory in the best-of-3 will qualify a team for the finals.

Playoffs - Thursday 29th July



The finals will play out over two days in a Double Elimination bracket. The first round of matches will be played best-of-1 with remaining matches best-of-3 until the best-of-5 finals will a map advantage for the winners bracket team.

Finals - 28th/29th August



Look out for announcements of the teams over the next 2 weeks on the Rainbow6_UK twitter account as we reveal who will be competing.