Valorant Champions Tour NA LCQ


Riot Games Announces Schedule for Valorant Champions Tour: NA LCQ

Abhimannu Das
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Valorant Champions Tour's North America (NA) Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) is set to kick off on 12th October.
The upcoming event will feature eight teams from North America and two teams from Oceania that will compete for one final spot at Valorant Champions.
Sentinels and Team Envy have already qualified for Champions and the teams will be joined by the winner of the NA LCQ to represent North America.

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.

Valorant Champions Tour NA LCQ Teams

The upcoming event will feature:

  • 100 Thieves

  • Version1

  • FaZe Clan

  • XSET


  • Luminosity Gaming

  • Rise

  • Cloud9 Blue

  • Gen.G Esports

  • Chiefs Esports Club (OCE)

Match Schedule

The upcoming event will kick off on 12th October and it will conclude on 17th October.

NA/OCE LCQ - Day 1: Tuesday, October 12

Play-in Stage

  • Match 1: Cloud9 Blue (NA #7) vs. Gen.G Esports (NA #8)

Round 1

  • 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

Play-in Stage

  • Match 4: Rise (NA #6) vs. Chiefs Esports Club (OCE #2)

Round 1

  • 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

Round 2

  • 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

Grand Finals

  • Match 12: Match 10 Winner vs. Match 11 Winner

Valorant Champions Tour NA Last Chance Qualifier: Where to watch

All matches of the upcoming event will be livestreamed on the official Valorant YouTube and Twitch channels.

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:

The event will also be streamed by content creators in official watch parties. The list of participating streamers is yet to be finalized.

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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.

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