Rainbow Six South Asia Nationals returns with Season 2 on March 20th

The second season of the Rainbow Six South Asia Nationals is set to kick off on March 20, according to Ubisoft’s recent post.

Teams from the South Asian region will once again get the opportunity to make their mark in the competitive Rainbow Six esports scene and reach the worldwide stages.


The tournament will start with 4 Open qualifiers, followed by a Closed qualifier.  

Open Qualifier 1: March 20-21
Open Qualifier 2: March 27-28
Open Qualifier 3: April 3-4
Open Qualifier 4: April 10-11

Closed Qualifier: April 16-18 


For this new season, the South Asia Nationals format will remain unchanged with single elimination open qualifiers, welcoming everyone from South Asia that registers. This tournament will lead into a double elimination closed qualifiers to determine the top 2 teams of the region.

SA Nationals Prize Pool 

1ST PLACE $3,000 USD 
2ND PLACE $2,000 USD  
3RD PLACE $1,000 USD  

The two best teams of the closed qualifiers will then advance to Stage 1 of the Asia-Pacific Playoffs, where they’ll be joined by the 2nd, 3rd and 4th from the APAC North and South divisions.

Image: Ubisoft


1ST PLACE  $5,000 USD  
2ND PLACE  $3,000 USD  
3RD PLACE  $2,000 USD  
4TH PLACE $2,000 USD  

With the May Six Major being canceled to make space for the Six Invitational 2021, the dedicated prize pool for the Major will be distributed in this event in addition to the APAC Playoffs prize money.

May Six Major prize money distribution

1ST PLACE  $18,750 USD  
2ND PLACE  $12,500 USD  

If Team A finishes 1st in the South Asia Nationals and 1st in the APAC Playoffs in Stage 1 of the Season 2021, Team A will receive $3,000 USD + $5,000 USD + $18,750 USD.

So get ready to sign up for the South Asia Nationals open qualifiers, which starts from March 20th.

  • SA Nationals – Open Qualifier 1
  • SA Nationals – Open Qualifier 2
  • SA Nationals – Open Qualifier 3
  • SA Nationals – Open Qualifier 4

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