Riot Games Announces Schedule for Valorant Champions Tour: NA LCQ
With Valorant Masters Berlin coming to a close, there is just one final event for North American teams that will lock in the final spot for Valorant Champions. The Valorant Champions Tour (VCT): North America (NA) Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) is set to kick off next month from 12th October and it will see 10 teams compete for the final NA slot in Champions. Sentinels and Team Envy have already qualified for the upcoming event. In the LCQ eight North American teams along with two teams from Oceania (OCE) will be competing for a shot at representing their region.
Riot Games revealed LCQ’s grand finals will also be broadcast in select theatres in the USA on 17th October. Fans will be able to catch the grand finals in theaters, through official watch parties or through the official streams.
Valorant Champions Tour NA Last Chance Qualifier Format and Schedule
The NA/OCE Last Chance Qualifier will feature ten teams that will be competing in a double-elimination format tournament. The event is invite-only and the teams were selected based on VCT circuit points and via the Valorant Oceania Tour 2021 event. Riot Games revealed that Valorant’s newest map Fracture will not be available during the tournament even though players will be competing on patch 3.07.
The upcoming event will feature:
Chiefs Esports Club (OCE)
The upcoming event will kick off on 12th October and it will conclude on 17th October.
NA/OCE LCQ - Day 1: Tuesday, October 12
Match 1: Cloud9 Blue (NA #7) vs. Gen.G Esports (NA #8)
Match 2: XSET (NA #4) vs. ORDER (OCE #1)
Match 3: 100 Thieves (NA #1) vs. Match 1 Winner
NA/OCE LCQ - Day 2: Wednesday, October 13
Match 4: Rise (NA #6) vs. Chiefs Esports Club (OCE #2)
Match 5: FaZe Clan (NA #3) vs. Luminosity Gaming (NA #5)
Match 6: Version1 (NA #2) vs. Match 4 Winner
NA/OCE LCQ - Day 3: Thursday, October 14
Match 7: Match 2 Winner vs. Match 3 Winner
Match 8: Match 5 Winner vs. Match 6 Winner
NA/OCE LCQ - Day 4: Friday, October 15
Lower Bracket Semifinal
Match 9: Match 7 Loser vs. Match 8 Loser
Upper Bracket Final
Match 10: Match 7 Winner vs. Match 8 Winner
NA/OCE LCQ - Day 5: Saturday, October 16
Lower Bracket Finals
Match 11: Match 9 Winner vs. Match 10 Loser
NA/OCE LCQ - Day 6: Sunday, October 17
Match 12: Match 10 Winner vs. Match 11 Winner
Valorant Champions Tour NA Last Chance Qualifier: Where to watch
In a special partnership with Iconic Events, the NA/OCE LCQ Grand Final will be broadcast live in select theaters across the United States on October 17. Fans can book tickets at: www.valorantliveintheaters.com
The event will also be streamed by content creators in official watch parties. The list of participating streamers is yet to be finalized.