Rainbow 6 Siege NSE Summer

Rainbow Six Siege

4 Weeks Swiss League
Top 4 Elimination


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Rainbow 6 Siege Summer will be split into 2 stages running for a total of 6 weeks.

During Summer, alumni will have the opportunity to compete alongside students in a mixed team format. To participate, all players must have attended the same University. If you're an Alumni and need assistance setting up your account, simply fill out this form or get in touch with to create your mixed team.

Stage 1 - League Stage

During the league stage pairings will be decided using the Swiss system. In the first round teams will be paired randomly then in subsequent rounds teams will be paired to play a team with the same or similar number of games won. During the Swiss stage each team will play two Bo1 matches per week.

Stage 2 - Playoffs

Four to eight teams with the highest number of points in the Swiss stage will qualify for the playoff bracket, with the victorious teams advancing to the Finals.


1st Place 5x NSE Summer Winners Hoodie
2nd Place 5x NSE Summer 24 Seasonal T-Shirt 


This is a summary of rules that are the most common.

  • All players must have attended the same university.
  • Mixed teams of Students and Alumni are allowed.
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. 
  • Check in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check in will not get games for that evening.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a map.
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will be suspended for the remainder of the season (minimum of 3 weeks, carried over to the following season).

In addition to NSE rules all players must comply with Rainbow 6 Siege terms of service at all times including, but not limited to, any account sharing policies.

Players are expected to uphold the NSE Code of Conduct whilst competing in this tournament.


  • All players are required to install and run Moss Anti-cheat for all tournament matches.
  • Teams will play in the 6-round Role Swap format, consisting of 6 rounds attack then swapping to 6 rounds of defence with the winning team being the first to win 7 rounds.
    • If the score is 6-6 then a 3-round overtime begins to decide the winner.
  • The following skins are the only operator skins to be used in play:
    • Operator’s default skins
    • Pro League skins (gold sets)
    • Pro R6Share teams branded cosmetics
    • Six Major branded cosmetics
    • Six Invitational branded cosmetics
    • Esports Programs cosmetics
  • All drone skins are banned.
  • The full list of lobby settings are at the bottom of the page.


All maps picked must be picked from following the map pool which will be announced before the season begins.

  • Bank
  • Border
  • Chalet
  • Clubhouse
  • Consulate
  • Kafe
  • Nighthaven Labs
  • Oregon
  • Skyscraper


The home team can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

  • Starting with Team A, teams take turns to veto one map until only one map remains.
  • Team A has side choice, Team B has OT starting side choice


The home team can elect to be Team A or Team B within the following process:

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 1 map
  3. Team A bans 1 map
  4. Team B bans 1 map
  5. Team A picks the map for game 1 and Team B has side choice, Team A has OT starting side choice 
  6. Team B picks the map for game 2 and Team A has side choice, Team B has OT starting side choice 
  7. Team A bans 1 map
  8. Team B picks the third map and Team A has side choice, Team B has OT starting side choice 


  • Each team is allowed 1 tactical timeout per game, lasting 45 seconds.
    • This can be done using the timeout button in the pause menu.
  • Teams may pause to resolve technical issues.
    • If the pause goes over 10 minutes, please contact an admin.
    • The enemy team should be notified before unpausing to check they are also ready.


  • Teams may add/remove players from the team between weeks.
  • Teams may play with any players listed on their roster.
    • In a bo3 match, teams may substitute players between games.
  • Players may be added to teams at any point as long as it does not cause a delay to round starting.
  • Players may not play for more than one team in a single tournament night.
  • If a team does not have a match during a round, the students on that team are not allowed to compete on a different team.
    • For example, if the first team does not have a match but the second team does, no players who would normally represent the first team are eligible to play for the second team.


All decisions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of these rules are at the sole discretion of the NSE Admin Team, whose decisions are final.
These rules may be amended, changed or supplemented when required by the NSE Admin Team to ensure fair play and competitive integrity.





  • Settings
    • Playlist Type: Normal Mode
    • Server Type: Dedicated Server
    • Voice Chat: Team Only
    • Time of the Day: Day
    • HUD Settings: Pro League
  • Match settings
    • Number of Bans: 4
    • Ban Timer: 20
    • Number of Rounds: 12
    • Attacker/Defender role swap: 6
    • Overtime: 3 Rounds
    • Overtime score difference: 2
    • Overtime role change: 1
    • Objective Rotation Parameter: 2
    • Objective Type Rotation: Rounds Played
    • Attacker unique spawn: On
    • Pick Phase Timer: 15
    • 6TH Pick Phase: On
    • 6TH Pick Phase Timer: 15
    • Reveal Phase Timer: 5
    • Damage handicap: 100
    • Friendly fire damage: 100
    • Reverse Friendly Fire: Off
    • Injured: 20
    • Sprint: On
    • Lean: On
    • Death Replay: Off
  • Game Mode: TDM BOMB
    • Plant duration: 7
    • Defuse duration: 7
    • Fuse time: 45
    • Defuse Carrier Selection: On
    • Preparation Phase Duration: 45
    • Action Phase Duration: 180
Date Stage
Tuesday 25th June

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Thursday 27th June

Week 1 Swiss

Thursday 4th July

Week 2 Swiss

Thursday 11th July

Week 3 Swiss

Thursday 18th July

Week 4 Swiss

Thursday 25th July


Thursday 1st August