Ever since its conception, Rainbow Six has been a great game with a
focus on eSport. With tournaments hosted since 2015 with large prize pools to
compete for, it remained a popular game to watch and play. Last year, almost
every tournament was held online, with teams playing in competitions held in
their local region, including the most relevant of them, the Six Invitational
Now that every official Six Invitational major has finished, let’s take
a look at some of the best teams and organizations with the most potential,
taking into account their results, earnings, and their global standing during
8. BDS Esports
The French team has achieved great results this last year on both
European Six Invitational majors. BDS Esport managed to finish in 1st place in
the August 2020 Major and 2nd place in the November 2020 Major. They also
finished in an outstanding 4th place during last year’s Six Invitational.
Almost all of their earnings are from this year as well, them being over
$300,000 from the last five tournaments they played.
7. Cloud 9
Although Cloud9 is an American organization, their Rainbow Six players
are all from South Korea. In every Asia Pacific northern tournament, they got
outstanding results. Out of six regional competitions, they won three and got a
runner-up finish in the other three.
6. Team Liquid
Team Liquid nowadays is one of the most known eSports organization. In
Rainbow Six, their Brazilian players are one of the most promising teams to
come out of Latin America, winning in the Latin American Pro League and Six
November 2020 Major and finishing third in the August 2020 Major.
5. DarkZero Esports
The North American team composed of Ecl9pse, Skis, Mint, Hotancold, and
Hyper has got great results in the NA tournaments they played in. They’ve got a
win and a third place in the August 2020 and November 2020 Major, respectively,
and earlier in the year, they got a 3rd place as well in the Pro League.
4. Team Solo Mid
Having finished third in the 2020 Six Invitational, most of their
earnings this year come from it. With a relatively young roster, they’ve shown
great potential during this year's tournaments, getting a win in the North
American Six November Major and finishing second in the August Major and the
3. Ninjas in Pyjamas
This Brazilian squad proved they’ve got what it takes during the Six
Invitational, finishing in second place against Spacestation Gaming. During the
year’s regional tournaments, they also managed to get first place in the Latin
American Six August 2020 Major.
2. G2 Esports
During this year's Six Invitational, they didn’t manage to reach the
finals, but they are looking to make up for it in the next competition. They
finished second in both regional tournaments they entered, losing both of them
to Rogue and BDS Esport.
1. Spacestation Gaming
Known for being the first North American team to win the Six
Invitational since it first started in 2018, they are expected to perform great
during the next Invitational. During the year, they managed to win the North
American Pro League Season 11. In the two North American Six Invitational
Majors, they got third place in August 2020 Major and second in November 2020 Major.