The APAC Season 3 Finals will take place on October 21-22nd. Eight squads from APAC region will fight for a prize pool and two spots at the Rainbow Six Pro League Season 3 Finals in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The winner of the entire event will also qualify for the second edition of the Six Invitational as the representative of the APAC. Each sub-region was more or less dominated by a set number of teams who ended up qualifying to the regional finals. The following teams will meet on October 21-22nd at Sydney for APAC LAN Finals.
Australia & New Zealand
The first ANZ team to qualify, Mindfreak, are an Australian team looking to make their mark. Having competed at the Rainbow Six Invitational as an Xbox team back in February, they have transitioned to PC and did not drop a single map on their journey to APAC Finals. That is despite playing ANZ Invitational champions Athletico and runners-up Corvidae.
Players: Acez (c), Pun, Kngz, Magnet, Lusty
Player to watch: Pun
Corvidae had a mainly positive Pro-League campaign losing only to Mindfreak, Australia’s other representative. They are the number one seed from ANZ having defeated Mindfreak in the play-offs. Aggressive, dynamic, and passionate, Corvidae will be a joy to watch at LAN.
Players: Warden (c), Wildman, Rizraz, Fletch, JackDaddy
Player to watch: RizRaz
eiNs isn’t afraid to pick unusual bombsites, are confident in their strategy and possess excellent gun skill. This Japanese team were relatively unchallenged in their pursuit of a APAC Finals LAN place. Don’t be surprised to see eiNs take on the very best in APAC.
Players: ShiN (c), Prototype, Cabbagest, Aroer1na, OdeNMiso
Player to watch: Prototype
The other Japanese team to travel to Sydney, NORA-Rengo are a strategy-heavy, methodical and precise team. An impressive qualifying campaign, we are looking forward to seeing these guys at LAN.
Players: NoTimeGG (c), Vodkq, Cl0ud, JeN0bq, H3dy
Player to watch: Cl0ud
Cryptik (former name Tyde)
Cryptik, a Singaporean team known for their aggressive style of play also competed at the Rainbow Six Siege Invitational in Montreal earlier this year under the name, Envy. They faced off against eventual finalists in eRa Eternity, losing 2-1. They are hot favourites to make Brazil.
Players: Quantic (c), Ysaera, LunarmetaL, Shinbagel, Reveck
Player to watch: Ysaera
Hailing from Hong-Kong primarily, Unique Monster clearly do their homework, are dynamic and great at counter-strategy. Coming to APAC finals feeling confident off the back of straight wins and dropping just one map, Unique Monster will be playing their heart out to secure a place in Brazil.
Players: HK_OMGBBQ (c), Neojai, HysteRiX-, Oba, Hyper
Player to watch: HK_OMGBBQ
New Life have an emphasis on team-synergy and the strength of the team is their ability to communicate effectively and execute co-ordinated plays. Only losing to Mantis in qualifying, New Life’s aggression and fragging ability will make them a great team to watch at the APAC finals.
Players: Smileboi (c), Bono, Mookhalifa, Nova, Kom
Player to watch: Nova
The number one seed from Korea, Mantis are extremely well-skilled, they are not a heavy strategy based team. Their gun-skill is what drives them in combination with their cohesiveness, be prepared to see a lot of re-fragging. Mantis almost qualified for the Invitational last year losing out to Envy (Now known as eRa Eternity) at the final hurdle, will they exact revenge in Sydney?
Players: OniChan (c), SweetBlack, EnvyTaylor, Neilyo, KhaZiX
Player to watch: OniChan
Broadcast from the APAC Season 3 Finals will be available on the ELS Pro League official Twitch and YouTube channels. Find out more about the APAC Season 3 Finals here http://en.pro.eslgaming.com/r6/proleague/pc/finals-apac/info/
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