VCL 2023 South Asia: Teams, Results, Schedule, Format, Livestream, More
Here is everything you need to know about the exclusive regional league.
The highly anticipated Valorant Challengers League (VCL) 2023: South Asia is finally about to commence, enthralling the esports community with plenty of high-octane action.
A total of ten teams from across the region will be participating in this league, fighting hard for a chance to qualify for the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) 2023: Pacific/APAC Ascension, in an effort to grab the lion's share of the massive total prize pool of more than INR 1.15 Crore ($139,098 USD).
Here is everything you need to know about this exclusive regional league which is set to take place from 18th March to 22nd April.
Valorant Challengers League 2023 South Asia: Complete Details
After a lot of speculations and rumors, things have settled down and complete details for the tournament have been released by the organizers, NODWIN Gaming.
Out of the ten participating teams, seven teams have been handed a direct invite where as three teams have qualified for the tournament through the open qualifier.
They have been further divided into two groups of five teams each for the initial league stage.
Velocity Gaming - Direct
Gods Reign - Direct
GodLike Esports - Direct
True Rippers Esports - Direct
MLT Esports - Qualified
Orangutan - Direct
Reckoning Esports - Direct
Lethal Esports - Direct
Aster Army - Qualified
Medal Esports - Qualified
VCL 2023 South Asia has been divided into two main stages, league stage and playoffs. Ten teams will start, but only six will remains, and from those only one will go through as the South Asian representative.
League Stage: 18th March to 9th April
Playoffs: 14th to 22nd April
The ten participating teams have been split into two groups of five teams each.
Both the groups will be following a single round-robin format, i.e. each team will take on the other teams in the same group once.
All the matches that are a part of this stage will be following a best-of-three format.
The top three teams from both groups will qualify for the next stage. The winners shall directly qualify for the upper bracket semifinals while the other four teams shall advance to the upper bracket quarterfinals.
The top six teams will face each other in a double elimination bracket.
All the matches will feature a best-of-three format except for the grand final which will host a best-of-five match.
The winning team shall go on to represent the South Asian region in the VCT 2023: Pacific/APAC Ascension.
The stakes are going to be bigger than ever and teams will be trying their absolute best to go as far as possible. South Asia is one of the only regions where the regional VCL event is taking place completely on LAN, making it all the more important to prove themselves. So, which team do you think will make it to the next stage?