Rainbow Six Copenhagen Major 2023 Guide: Teams, Schedule, Talent and More

Sadnan Nafis
By Sadnan Nafis
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Image: Ubisoft

With all the regional leagues and the last chance qualifiers finally being concluded, we now have all the teams that have qualified for the upcoming BLAST R6 Copenhagen Major.

As we already know, Ubisoft partnered up with Blast for the 2023 season of R6 Esports, and the Copenhagen Major will be the first major under this new name and format. From April 24th to May 7th, the best teams from nine different regions will meet up in Copenhagen, Denmark to compete for the championship title and a portion of the total prize money, which amounts to USD $750,000.

A total of 24 teams have qualified for this Major event, 16 of them will participate in Phase 1, and 8 teams, have directly booked their spot in Phase 2.

Find all details about the teams, format, and schedule below. (via Ubisoft)

PARTICIPATING TEAMS & COMPETITIVE FORMAT

Phase 1: Play-in – April 24 to 27

Here are the 16 teams qualified for Phase 1 of the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen:

  • MNM Gaming (Europe)
  • Wolves Esports (Europe)
  • Spacestation Gaming (North America)
  • Soniqs (North America)
  • w7m esports (Brazil)
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas (Brazil)
  • Northeption (Japan)
  • Varrel (Japan)
  • SANDBOX Gaming (South Korea)
  • Lavega (South Korea)
  • Six Karma (LATAM)
  • REVEN ECLUB (LATAM)
  • FURY (Asia)
  • Elevate (Asia)
  • Team Bliss (Oceania)
  • Team Falcons (MENA)

The 16 teams will compete in 4 groups of 4 in a GSL groups format:

[R6SE] - Your Guide to the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen 2023 - Major Phase 1 Groups V2

This phase will be played across four days with a combination of Bo1 and Bo3 for elimination matches. The top two teams from each group will move forward into Phase 2 of the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen.

[R6SE] - Your Guide to the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen 2023 - Phase 1 Format Explainer V2

Phase 2: Playoffs – April 29 to May 3

Phase 2 will feature 16 teams, the 8 teams that have directly qualified through their regional programs and the 8 teams that battled their way through Phase 1.

Here are the 8 teams already qualified for Phase 2 of the Major:

  • M80 (North America)
  • DarkZero Esports (North America)
  • Virtus.pro (Europe)
  • G2 Esports (Europe)
  • FaZe Clan (Brazil)
  • Team Liquid (Brazil)
  • Dplus Kia (South Korea)
  • SCARZ (Japan)

Phase 2 will run for 5 days and will follow a Swiss tournament format, with matches played in a combination of Bo1 and Bo3 for elimination matches. After each match during this phase, teams move on to play against teams that have the same win/loss ratio, until only 8 teams remain. 

The 8 surviving teams from Phase 2 will move on to Phase 3.

[R6SE] - Your Guide to the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen 2023 - Phase 2 Format Explainer V2

Phase 3: Finals – May 5 to 7

Phase 3 will take place in front of a live audience at the Forum Copenhagen. The top 8 teams so far in the competition will face off in a Bo3 single elimination bracket.

The Grand Final will be a Bo5 match to decide the champions of the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen.

[R6SE] - Your Guide to the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen 2023 - Phase 3 Format Explainer V2

SCHEDULE

Here is the schedule of Phase 1:

[R6SE] - Your Guide to the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen 2023 -Schedule Phase 1 Explainer V2

WHERE TO WATCH

All Twitch channels below will have Twitch Drops enabled for the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen.

List of channels that will stream the three Phases:

BROADCAST TALENT

Here is broadcast talent line-up for the event:

[R6SE] - Your Guide to the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen 2023 - Talent V2

Hosts:

Analysts:

Casters:

WATCH PARTIES

The BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen will feature online Watch Parties. Stay tuned on Twitter at @R6esports for more information on the list of selected streamers and content creators broadcasting the event.

PRO TEAM BUNDLES AND WEAPON SKINS SALE

Starting with Phase 2 of the BLAST R6 Major Copenhagen, from April 29 to May 7, we are offering you a 20% discount on Pro Team Bundles and Weapon Skins purchasable directly in the Esports page of the in-game store.

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.