Australian Esports League (AEL) announced on Tuesday that they have teamed up with AOC Monitor to host an online tournament featuring Rainbow Six Siege – a tournament that is set to boast a $4,000 cash prize pool with an additional AOC care package.
The release stated that players will expect to compete over the course of five weeks in a 5v5 format including group and playoff stages. AEL will stream select matches for the broadcast throughout these weeks with live commentary.
First place in the tournament will walk away with the following:
AEL have also stated that the event will feature an AOC squad competing alongside participants composed of popular influencers and streamers, led by well-known cosplayer and gamer, WhereisDanielle. AEL expect to announce the full line-up closer to the tournament kicking off.
Jay Huang, Sales and Marketing Manager at AOC Australia, said in a statement that “AOC is proud to partner with AEL to run The AOC Community Challenge for Rainbow Six Siege, we have actively supported the development of esports at both domestic and international events.”
“AOC aims to bring the best gaming products to the ANZ market, like our latest G3 series of gaming monitors. An impressive line-up of top-performance gaming monitors include outstanding features like 1000R screen curvature, 165Hz refresh rate for most G3 models, and HDR support. Those who require a complete and detailed view of lightning-fast on-screen action when playing an esports title like Rainbow Six Siege, will definitely find the G3 series offers a compelling and welcome performance enhancement.’’
Darren Kwan, Director of AEL, went on to state “our team is extremely excited to be partnering with AOC Monitor to deliver this competition. It provides a great event for players of all skill levels to jump in to a well structure tournament with an impressive prize pool”
“I hope to see players put on a great show for all to watch and enjoy, as we continue our focus on promoting players and community across the region”.
The tournament will kick off Thursday 30 September and conclude with the Grand Finals on Sunday 31 October. Registrations are open at www.ael.org.au/aocchallenge and close 8:00pm on Sunday 26 September.