The Mexico Major suffered a setback due to structural integrity at the venue. The match is postponed, but more details will be revealed soon.
Update: August 20: The match took place offline. DarkZero esports won the match 7-2 and are the top seed from Group C:
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The final Group C match between Darkzero and Damwon Gaming at the Mexico Major has been postponed due to structural failure at the venue, Ubisoft announced.
We regret to announce that following a structural failure at the venue, we are ending the stream for today, in order to safely evacuate all players and staff from the main stage. No one was injured during the incident.
It is important to note that no one was injured during the incident. The official tweet does not specify what kind of structural failure took place at the venue. With no date announced for the postponed match, it is still unclear if there will be a change in the playoffs schedule.
Darkzero and Damwon Gaming match postponed
There are four teams in Group C: Darkzero Esports, Damwon Gaming, G2 esports and Ninjas in Pyjamas. The Ninjas are the Six Invitational Champions, but have so far been in five overtime matches. The Brazilian team won two matches in Overtime but lost three.
With 10 points apiece, Darkzero esports and Damwon Gaming are the top two teams in the group. The top two teams from each group advance to the Mexico Major playoffs.
We are postponing today’s remaining match between DarkZero Esports and DWG KIA. More information will be communicated later. Thank you for your support and understanding.
The playoffs take place from August 20-22, 2021 with a single-elimination bracket. All playoff matches are best-of-three series while the Grand Finals is a best-of-five series with no map advantage.
With a $500,000 prize pool, the Mexico Major will reward $200,000 to the winner. The runners-up receives $80,000 in prize money along with Six Invitational points. . Rainbow Six fans can catch all the action live on Twitch.