G2 Esports Are the Champions of Six Major Paris 2018
2018-08-20

G2 Esports Are the Champions of Six Major Paris 2018

The European team G2 Esports managed to defeat their North America opponents from Evil Geniuses in the grand finals of the major Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege event Six Major Paris 2018, receiving $150,000 in prize money and qualifying for Six Invitational 2019.

The event was held on August 13-19 in the capital of France and featured 16 teams from all over the world competing for a $350,000 prize pool. First, the teams were split into four GSL groups with best-of-three matches, and then top two teams from each group made it to the single-elimination playoffs bracket.

Both G2 Esports and Evil Geniuses placed first in their groups: G2 Esports defeated Mock-it Esports and Ninjas in Pyjamas in Group B, while EG managed to outplay Element Mystic and Millenium in Group C. In the playoffs G2 finished both their series against Millenium and Team Secret with the score of 2-0, while EG defeated NiP (2-1) and Rogue (2-0). In the final series G2 Esports looked far more confident then EG, winning the series 3-0.

Group Stage Results:

Group A Group B
1. Team Vitality 2-0 1. G2 Esports 2-0
2. Obey Alliance 2-1 2. Ninjas in Pyjamas 2-1
3. PET Nora-Rengo 1-2 3. Fnatic 1-2
4. Team Liquid 0-2 4. Mock-it Esports 0-2
Group C Group D
1. Evil Geniuses 2-0 1. Rogue 2-0
2. Millenium 2-1 2. Team Secret 2-1
3. Element Mystic 1-2 3. FaZe Clan 1-2
4. Immortals 0-2 4. OrgLess 0-2

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $150,000 G2 Esports
2nd $55,000 Evil Geniuses
3rd-4th $25,000 Team Secret, Rogue
5th-8th $12,250 Team Vitality, Millenium, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Obey Alliance
9th-12th $7,500 PET Nora-Rengo, Fnatic, Element Mystic, FaZe Clan
13th-16th $4,000 Team Liquid, Mock-it Esports, Immortals, OrgLess