Manchester to Host Rainbow Six Siege’s First UK Major

Sadnan Nafis
By Sadnan Nafis
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Image: Ubisoft

Ubisoft and BLAST have finally revealed the location of Rainbow Six Siege’s next Major, and you can say it is finally coming home to the United Kingdom.

Rainbow Six fans in the UK have been longing for a Major R6 tournament to be held there. But during every Major location reveal, they are left a bit disappointed not to see a UK Major. However this changes now.

It seems like the UK fans’ prayers have been finally answered, as Ubisoft has announced that the first Major of the 2024 season will take place in Manchester, UK.

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BLAST Rainbow Six Manchester Major

The BLASTR6 Manchester Major will take place from May 16-26. The top 20 teams from 9 different regions will be attending the first-ever UK Major, held in Manchester’s B.E.C Arena. These teams will be fighting for a share of the USD $750,000 prize pool and important SI points for 2025.

Dates & location:  

  • Phase 1: May 16 to May 17 – not open to public
  • Phase 2: May 19 to May 22 – not open to public
  • Phase 3: May 24 to May 26 – open to the public at the B.E.C Arena, Manchester

Venue: B.E.C Arena

Address: Longbridge Rd, Trafford Park, Stretford, Manchester M17 1SN

You can buy your tickets from here:

Sadnan Nafis is a Senior Esports Writer at GameRiv. Sadnan has a love-hate relationship with Rainbow Six Siege. He loves to keep himself updated with new tech videos and is always ready to help others.