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VCT Stage 3 2021 Challengers: All Regions Schedule and Qualified Teams

Abhimannu Das
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Highlights
The VCT Stage 3 2021 Challengers is the final set of qualification tournaments for Masters 3 Berlin.
The top three teams at Masters 3 Berlin will head to the Valorant Champions event to be a part of the world championships.
While Europe and NA take up most of the VCT qualification slots, the competition is open to all regions.

Stage 3 of the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) is the last leg of the year-long event and teams across the globe are trying to qualify for VCT Masters Berlin. There will be a total of 16 teams that will make it to the Masters Berlin which is the final event leading to the Valorant Champions Tour. While North America and Europe have the most slots, teams from every region have been given opportunities to be a part of the global event. Here is a look at all of the global VCT Stage 3 2021 Challengers events taking place across the globe.

VCT Stage 3 2021 Challengers Schedule and Qualified Teams

North America

  • Qualified teams: 100 Thieves, XSET, Sentinels, Envy

  • Challengers #2 Schedule: 29th July to 1st August

  • Challengers Playoffs: 11th to 15th August

  • Eight teams qualify from Challengers 1 and 2

  • The top three teams progress to Masters Berlin

Europe

  • Qualified teams: Acend, Guild Esports, G2 Esports, FunPlus Phoenix

  • Challengers #2 Schedule: 28th July to 1st August

  • Challengers Playoffs: 12th to 22nd August

Korea

  • Qualified teams: TBD

  • Challengers Playoffs: 12th to 22nd August

  • Eight teams qualify from Challengers 2 and 3

  • Top two teams progress to Masters Berlin

Brazil

  • Qualified teams: Stars Horizon, Sharks Esports, Team Vikings, Gamelanders Blue

  • Challengers 3 and Challengers playoffs pending.

CIS

  • Qualified teams: Gambit Esports, No Pressure

  • Challengers 2: 27th to 31st July

  • Eight teams qualify from Challengers 1 and Closed Qualifier

  • Winner progresses to EMEA Challengers Playoffs

Turkey

  • Qualified Teams: Oxygen Esports, SuperMassive Blaze

  • Challengers 2: 27th to 31st July

  • Eight teams qualify from Challengers 1 and Closed Qualifier

  • Winner progresses to EMEA Challengers Playoffs

Japan

  • Qualified teams: Icicle Conflict, Storks Phalanx, Gaming Team SELECTOR, SETOUCHI ENLIFE, ZETA DIVISION, BlackBird Ignis, Northeption, Crazy Raccoon

  • Challengers Playoffs: 12th to 15th August

  • Eight teams qualify from Challengers 1 and 2

  • The top two teams progress to Masters Berlin

South East Asia

Qualified teams:

  • Thailand: X10 Esports

  • Philippines: Bren Esports

  • Malaysia & Singapore: Paper Rex

  • Indonesia: ONIC Esports

  • Hong Kong & Taiwan: Griffin E-Sports

  • Vietnam Winners: Steal Your Glory

  • Challengers Playoffs: 12th to 22nd August

  • Sixteen teams qualify from different regions. Qualifiers are pending in some regions.

  • The top two teams progress to Masters Berlin

LATAM

  • Qualified teams: Six Karma, Infinity, KRU Esports, Australs.

  • Challengers Playoffs: August 2021 (dates TBD)

  • Winner progresses to Masters Berlin

VCT Stage 3 2021 Challengers: where to watch

Each region has its own official broadcast channels. Fans can follow the official Valorant esports Twitter handle for broadcast and schedule updates: https://twitter.com/ValorantEsports

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.