G2 Esports win Six Invitational 2023: ‘EU back on top, all is balanced once again’

G2 Esports win Six Invitational 2023

G2 Esports have won the Six Invitational 2023 in Montreal, with their Rainbow Six Siege team beating w7m Esports 3-1 in the final.

G2 features two UK players – Doki and Blurr – plus Australian player Virtue, Brazilian Alem4o and Danish player Benjamaster. They also have UK analyst Titan, Swedish head coach Fabian and Croatian manager M4niac.

They finished second in Group A in the Six Invitational 2023, before pulling off an impressive lower bracket run, picking up 2-0 wins over DarkZero and M80, 2-1 over Wolves and 2-0 against Astralis and Oxygen, before reaching the final.

G2’s Six Invitational 2023 first place win earnt them the $1m top prize, and comes shortly after their CSGO team won another major tournament: the Intel Extreme Masters in Katowice, where they beat Heroic 3-1 in the final, plus other wins.

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Many took to Twitter to congratulate G2 on their Six Invitational 2023 victory.

UK talent recognised in Six Invitational 2023 win

Doki and Blurr celebrated the win with several tweets and retweets, with Doki saying ‘EU back on top, all is balanced once again’ and Blurr saying it’s been his dream to become a world champion.

The official Rainbow Six esports and Rainbow Six Siege UK accounts also marked the ocassion, with London’s Platform bar in Shoreditch hosting a viewing party for the final:

In terms of other UK talent at the Six Invitational 2023, there was host Iain Chambers, casters Dezachu, AceOfPyrite and Fluke, as well as analysts Fresh, Xrtroika and Demo.

In terms of UK players, there’s LeonGids at Koi, CTZN on Soniqs and Grizzly, nudl and Sloth on Heroic, not to forget Yuzus and Tyrant on MNM Gaming and Kendrew and Astro with Team Secret. Wolves and MNM Gaming are also UK-based esports organisations.

The win for G2 comes just one month after G2 announced a Siege roster update, with Benjamaster replacing CTZN and Titan joining as an analyst.

The news also comes as Ubisoft reveals further details on the Season 2023 of Blast R6, the new global esports circuit for Rainbow Six Siege. It has nine regions including Europe.

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