French game developer Ubisoft has announced the first ever Rainbow Six World Cup, a new and independent layer of competitions featuring the best national teams from 45 countries and regions across the world in Summer 2021. This would be the first world cup ever in the history of Rainbow Six Esports. International athlete Tony Parker will be the ambassador for the Rainbow Six World Cup. For the first time in Rainbow Six Esports history, players from 45 countries and regions across the world will compete for the trophy. The competition starts with the Qualifiers. Out of the 45 countries and regions, 14 will get direct invites to the Final Stage without having to go through the Qualifiers. The other 31 countries will have to go through online qualifiers for one of the 6 remaining slots. Finally, a total of 20 teams will be ready to battle it out in the final stage. The 5 online qualifiers will be held at the beginning of next year. To select the national teams, a two-step process has … [Read more...] about Ubisoft announces first-ever Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six World Cup
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Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korean shares gained for a second straight session, buoyed by Samsung Electronics and other tech stocks, and as the country reported a drop in COVID-19 cases. The won strengthened, while the benchmark bond yield dropped. ** The benchmark KOSPI closed up 17.69 points, or 0.74%, at 2,401.91 on Tuesday, following a 0.67% gain in the previous session. ** Samsung Electronics surged 3.89% to extend gains to a second session after the chip giant won a $6.64 billion supply contract from U.S.-based Verizon. ** Peer SK Hynix rose 1.28% and the sub-index for electric and electronics also jumped 3.03%. ** The country reported 136 new cases, as of Monday, after the rate fell to a three-week low of 119. The daily tally has steadily dropped since reaching a peak last month after the government imposed unprecedented social distancing rules. ** "Today's KOSPI rally is entirely about Samsung Electronics ... A series of news of (Samsung's) … [Read more...] about Samsung-led tech rally boosts South Korea shares for second session