Rainbow Six Siege – The Premiership starts tonight!

Synchronise watches – because it’s very nearly eSports o’clock

Through the ESL Go4 Cup finals and Open Qualifier, eight teams secured their positions in the inaugural Rainbow Six Siege ESL UK and Ireland Premiership season – and that season starts TONIGHT.

At 7pm GMT this evening, you can tune in to the first matches of the Premiership’s Group Stages via ESL’s Twitch channel, where the UK’s best teams will compete for glory. Group Stage matches will then run every Monday evening for the following 5 weeks.

Group A features Vexed Gaming, Fable eSports, 1UPeSport and Horizon Union, while Group B features 1nFamy, Xenos.GG, Team Enyx and Radix Esports.

When the Group Stages draw to a close at the end of February, the stage will be set for the top teams to compete in the offline finals on Saturday the 10th and Sunday 11th March. We’ll have more details on this soon.

You can get all the latest updates on the teams progress from ESL’s UK Twitter and Facebook, along with their official ESL Rainbow Six Siege Twitter and Facebook.

For more on Rainbow Six Siege, check out the game’s UK Facebook and Twitter, along with our previous coverage.  And if you’re in the #mood to #join the #eSports #conversation, why not #tweet your #thoughts with the #hashtag #ESLPrem. #justsayin. #kthxbye.


Rainbow Six Siege

Release date — December 1, 2015
Developer — Ubisoft Montreal
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PEGI 18+
Rainbow 6 Siege is the latest installment in the acclaimed first-person shooter franchise developed by the renowned Ubisoft Montreal studio for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Inspired by the reality of counter terrorist operatives across the world, Rainbow 6 Siege invites players to master the art of destruction. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience.
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