Riot Games Reveals Valorant Champions Tour APAC Challengers Details
Riot Games just revealed the details for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) Challenger event that will take place in June 2022. Eight of the top teams in each subregion will compete for slots at the event with a total of 10 teams making it to the playoffs. South Asia and Oceania will have their own qualifier events hosted by Skyesports and Let’s Play Live respectively.
Valorant Champions Tour APAC Challengers Overview
The eight teams in each region will begin by going through a series of single round-robin matches where two teams will be eliminated. The remaining six teams will then fight through a series of double elimination brackets. Then, depending on which market they come from, the top teams will be assigned a select number of slots at the upcoming Challengers APAC Stage 2 Playoffs in June.
The Challengers APAC Stage 2 Playoffs give the region’s top teams a chance to be invited to Masters 2, the Valorant Champions Tour’s (VCT) second and final global tournament of the year.
Valorant Champions Tour APAC Challengers Teams
Here are all of the teams that have qualified for the regional challenger events so far:
Direct Invites: NAOS Esports, South Built Esports, Action PH, Oasis Gaming
Open Qualifier: Bren Esports, RRQ, Team Secret, Alpha Esports Pro
Direct Invites: XERXIA, MiTH, Fullsense, NKT
Open Qualifier: Purple Mood Esport, X10 CRIT, FW ESPORTS, Sharper Esport
Direct Invites: BOOM ESPORTS, Persija Esports, ONIC G, Alter Ego Esports
Open Qualifier: Bigetron Arctic, Dewa United, ARF TEAM (former name: Babi Guling), Hike Digital
Direct Invites: Cerberus Esports, Fancy United Esports, Big BAAM, Unbeaten Esports
Open Qualifier: Ronin, Victory, Nghiện Thêm Lần Nữa, Brave Wolves
Direct Invites: Paper Rex, Bleed Esports, Laze (former name: Huat Zai), Galaxy Esports
Open Qualifier: OGB, Todak, KPMOONIIBLM9, Blitz Esports
Direct Invites: Oblivion Force, Griffin Esports, IVAN (former name: I Need Money), K7 Esports (former name: LP33)
Open Qualifier: Ghetto Artist, Only One Word, Giant Submarine, Traitors
South Asia and Oceania are still in the qualifiers stage and we will know which teams make it to the APAC Challenger event upon completion of the respective regional events.
Valorant Champions Tour APAC Challengers: Where to Watch
Regional streams in local languages will also be available during the event.