Ubisoft and BLAST Announce MENA Community Cups, New Weekly Tournaments for the MENA Region

MENA Community Cups

Ubisoft Middle East North Africa and BLAST have announced the new weekly tournaments called the MENA Community Cups. Exclusively for Rainbow Six Siege players, the MENA Community Cups are new weekly tournaments with a prize pool of €500. Players will be able to play in 4 weekly leagues and get rewarded for their place on the monthly leaderboard and the very first championship for the region was held on the past weekend. The tournaments are open to everyone as long as they are living in the MENA region.

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Apart from the region restrictions, the competition is only open to PC players and all competitors have to be 8 years or older when they compete in any of these events. The MENA Weekly Community Cups consist of a Single Elimination Bo1 bracket where, at the end of each one, players will earn points towards a monthly leaderboard. The top 10 players each month will share a Cash Prize for a total of 500 EUR divided as follows:

  • 1-5: 75 EUR
  • 6-10: 25 EUR

Additional tournament rules are found on the official website, while the normal BLAST R6 Global Rulebook applies to these tournaments as well. The MENA Community Cups take place every Saturday starting at 2 PM UTC+3 and if you fulfill the requirements for participation, you can take part without any issues. Earlier this year, Ubisoft and Blast announced BLAST R6, the new global eSports Circuit for Rainbow Six Siege, and the new MENA Community Cups are one of the regions announced during its reveal.

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Apart from MENA, the BLAST R6 is also covering Europe, North America, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, Hispanic, Latin America, Asia, and Oceania. The 2023 Edition of Blast R6 started back in March 2023, and now it has arrived in MENA as well. The main event of this is the BLAST R6 Majors whose Stage 1 started back in May 2023, and Stage 2 is set for November 2023 which will see itself transitioning into the Six Invitation 2024 in Brazil to crown the new World Champions.

What are your thoughts on MENA Community Cups for Rainbow Six Siege as announced by Ubisoft and BLAST? Will you be interested in taking part in them? Let us know in the comments section below.

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