XP Esports Rainbow Six Women’s League returns for second season in 2020

The XP Esports Women’s League Seasons 2 and 3 for Rainbow Six will kick off from July 30.

The XP Esports Rainbow Six Women’s League is coming back for another two seasons, with $3,000 on the line for the best players in Australia and New Zealand.

After a successful first season, the Rainbow Six Women’s League is making a comeback, with developers Ubisoft and tournament organiser XP Esports making a commitment to the scene for another two seasons.

The XP Esports Rainbow Six Women’s League Season 2 kicks off on July 30, and will run for eight weeks. The finals will take place on September 17. There will be a third season later in the year, or early in 2021.

The competition will be “open to all women in Australia and New Zealand who have a passion for video game culture and esports.”

The first season of the Women’s League took place earlier in 2020, featuring players from not only Rainbow Six, but CS:GO and other backgrounds. Vertex Esports took home the crown, and $1,500 to boot. 

The Season 2 and 3 prize pool isn’t changing, with $3,000 being split between the top three teams at the end of the league. 

The XP Esports Women’s League for Rainbow Six follows in the footsteps of other female-only competitions across other titles like CS:GO.

XP Esports is also extending their partnership with Ubisoft Australia to expand into high schools. Starting on July 30, students aged 16 or above will be able to compete in a new league, providing yet another new pathway into esports.

You can catch the Rainbow Six Women’s League action on the XP Esports Twitch channel every Thursday starting on August 2.

More information can be found at the official site.

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ProducerJosh Swift
Andrew Amos
Andrew Amos
After joining Snowball in mid-2018, Andrew "Ducky" Amos has fast become one of our region's best esports writers. Cutting his teeth in Oceanic Overwatch, he now covers all kinds of esports for publications globally. However, his heart still lays at home, telling the story of Aussies trying to make it big.



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