Valorant Challengers League South Asia Open Qualifier is now live


Valorant Challengers League South Asia: Open Qualifier Registration, Format, Schedule

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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The registrations for the Open Qualifiers of the Valorant Challengers League South Asia are now open.
Here’s everything you need to know about Valorant Challengers League South Asia’s registrations, format, schedule, and more.

NODWIN Gaming and Riot Games joined forces to host the much-anticipated Valorant Challengers League in South Asia. This domestic league will run on an annual basis for a duration of seven months starting from January till July. However, this inaugural edition will be an exception with the tournament scheduled to start in March 2023, carrying a total prize pool of $140,000 USD (INR 1,15,74,859). On 20th February, NODWIN Gaming announced Open Qualifier for the Valorant Challengers League South Asia. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the Open Qualifier.

How to register for Valorant Challengers League South Asia Open Qualifier

The Valorant Challengers League South Asian Open Qualifier is scheduled to kick off on 25th February and will conclude on 28th February. The Roadmap for the NODWIN-organized Valorant Challengers is as follows:

  • Open Qualifier

  • League Stage

  • Group Stage 

  • Playoff

The winner of this domestic league will qualify to play at the APAC (Asia Pacific) Valorant Ascension event which will bring together the winners of 10 Challenger Leagues across APAC to compete for a slot in next year’s APAC Pacific League 2024.

The registrations for the Open Qualifier of Valorant Challengers League in South Asia are currently open and the registrations close on 23rd February. 

On 20th February, NODWIN Gaming wrote, “It's time to #UnleashChaos. Do you have what it takes to be called the Best? Form up your squads & register for Nodwin #Valorant Challengers South Asia. You could be the ones taking home from the MASSIVE ₹ 1.15 Cr Prizepool.

To register for the Open Qualifier, head over to

The registration form requires players to fill in important details including the team’s name, team’s logo, along with the contact details and government ID proof for all the players on the team. Notably, teams need to register five players and can have up to two substitute players. 

The Open Qualifiers of this tournament is a single-elimination bracket and the top teams will move on to the League stage. The details of the League Stage and the Group Stage are yet to be announced by NODWIN Gaming and Riot Games.

Riot Games is focusing heavily on the tier-two scene for 2023 and there will be opportunities in every region for teams to qualify for the international league even if they have not received a franchised league spot.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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