How to Watch Valorant Champions Tour APAC Last Chance Qualifiers
Valorant Masters Berlin just concluded and teams all over the world have one final chance to make it to Valorant Champions. Teams that have not already qualified for Valorant Champions, but have enough circuit points or are eligible through Riot-partnered events will be able to compete in the Valorant Champions Tour APAC Last Chance Qualifiers (LCQ) for one last shot at making it to the world championships. The LCQ Event will commence on 11th October and it will conclude on 17th October. Some of the best teams in the Asia-Pacific region will be competing in the upcoming event for one last spot for a Southeast Asian representative at Champions. Here is how you can catch up on the upcoming event.
Valorant Champions Tour APAC Last Chance Qualifier: Event Overview
Riot Games released an official schedule for the event earlier this month but ZETA Division and Chinese teams have pulled out of the event, which will lead to some changes in the event’s format. While the schedule will remain the same, Riot Games will be changing the format. The revised format will feature the following team allocations:
Southeast Asia - 3
Korea - 3
Japan - 3
South Asia – 1
Indian esports organization Global Esports (GE) will be heading to the APAC Last Chance Qualifiers and it could potentially become the first Indian team to make it to Valorant Champions if it wins the event. This is the first time that an Indian team will be competing in the international stage. If GE proves itself to be worthy contender among the top teams in the APAC region, we could see Indian Valorant esports get a lot more recognition.
The team is temporarily relocating to Thailand to compete at lower latency so that GE can have an even footing against other competing teams. The upcoming event shall see GE going up against the likes of BOOM Esports, REJECT and Paper Rex.
The teams competing in the upcoming event include:
Teams will fight through a double elimination bracket with a best-of-three format at each stage between 11th to 16th October, before culminating in the Grand Finals which will be in a best-of-five format on 17th October. The winners will head straight to Valorant Champions and represent the APAC (Asia Pacific) region.
Valorant Champions Tour APAC Last Chance Qualifiers: Where to watch
The upcoming event will be streamed on the official Valorant Twitch channel. Riot Games and its event partners will also be hosting streams in local languages including Tagalog, Bahasa, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Thai and Hindi. Fans can check out the localized schedule for each region at valorantesports.com.
The APAC Last Chance Qualifier will kick off on 11th October with broadcasts commencing from 3 PM GMT +8 for initial rounds and 5 PM GMT +8 for semi-finals and finals.
Twitch (English): Valorant
YouTube (Hindi): NODWIN Gaming