AMD Ryzen Skyesports Championship 3.0 Valorant Announced With INR 22,00,000 Prize Pool
Skyesports announced the AMD Ryzen Skyesports Championship 3.0, which will feature a prize pool of INR 5,500,000 ($73,800 USD), of which INR 2,200,000 ($30,000 USD) will be allocated to Valorant. Registrations are open to teams from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and Maldives. Teams will have to qualify for the main event via regional qualifiers which will kick on 8th Sept 2021. The regional qualifiers will be played on each country’s nearest servers to ensure fair play and competitive integrity. The regional qualifiers will feature their own prize pools and there is also a prize for the MVP of the event.
AMD Ryzen Skyesports Championship 3.0 Valorant format
The Valorant event will have regional qualifiers which will follow a single-elimination format with each match being a best-of-three games, except for the finals which will be a best-of-five.
Here are all the regional qualifiers which will be taking place from 8th September:
India Qualifier (Top two teams qualify for the playoffs)
Pakistan and Afghanistan Qualifier (Top two teams qualify for the playoffs)
Bangladesh and Maldives Qualifier (Top two teams qualify for the playoffs)
Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan Qualifier (Winner qualifies for the playoffs)
In addition to the regional qualifiers, there will also be a Wildcard qualifier where the top teams from the regional qualifiers will be given a second chance to make it to the playoffs. The Wildcard Qualifier will feature a double-elimination bracket and will give the four teams another shot at making it to the playoffs. Only one team from the Wildcard qualifier will make it to the playoffs.
India Qualifier: Third-placed team
Pakistan and Afghanistan Qualifier: Third-placed team
Bangladesh and Maldives Qualifier: Third-placed team
Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan Qualifier: Second-placed team
The eight best teams will go head-to-head against each other in a three-day event to win the tournament. The first two days will feature best-of-five matches and day three will see the champions of the event being crowned.
AMD Ryzen Skyesports Championship 3.0 Valorant schedule
Qualifiers: 8th to 30th September
Playoffs: 2nd to 20th October
Finals: 22nd to 24th October
AMD Ryzen Skyesports Championship 3.0 Valorant Prize Pool
The regional qualifiers will offer a prize pool varying from $1,000 USD to $2,000 USD with the playoffs prize pool featuring $24,000 USD in cash prize for the winners and an additional $1,000 USD for the event MVP. A total prize pool of $30,000 USD will be available as part of the event.
Where to watch the AMD Ryzen Skyesports Championship 3.0 Valorant event
Fans can catch the action in Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Bengali, and Punjabi on Skyesports’ official and .