Eight teams from the North American Valorant scene are fighting for the last spot in the Valorant Champions tournament through the VCT 2022 NA Last Chance Qualifier

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VCT 2022 NA Last Chance Qualifier: Teams, Schedule, Results & More

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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Eight teams from the North American Valorant scene are fighting for the last spot in the Valorant Champions tournament.
The VCT 2022 NA Last Chance Qualifier kicks off on 4th August and concludes on 14th August.

Eight teams from the North American (NA) Valorant scene are still in the running with one last chance to make it to the Valorant Champions 2022 in Istanbul. The NA Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) will see these eight teams competing in a double-elimination bracket with the greatest prize on the line: the last and only spot for North America at Valorant Champions 2022. From NA, the top two teams – OpTic Gaming and XSET – have already punched their tickets to Istanbul. The teams participating in the VCT 2022 NA Last Chance Qualifier were ranked third through tenth in the regional VCT this year.


A complete guide to VCT 2022 NA LCQ

The VCT NA LCQ marks the last leg of the Valorant Champions Tour, which will conclude with Valorant Champions in Istanbul, Turkey in September. VCT 2022 NA Last Chance Qualifier is all set to kick off on 4th August and the grand final of this tournament is scheduled on 14th August.

Teams participating

The eight teams in the VCT 2022 NA LCQ are as follows:

  • The Guard (TGRD)

  • FaZe Clan (FaZe)

  • NRG

  • Shopify Rebellion (SR)

  • Cloud9 (C9)

  • 100 Thieves (100T)

  • Evil Geniuses (EG)

  • Sentinels (SEN)

Format

  • The highest seeds from the NA VCT will play the lowest in the opening rounds.

  • Double-elimination bracket

  • All matches except the lower bracket final and the grand final are best-of-three (BO3)

  • The lower bracket final and grand final matches are best-of-five (BO5)

  • The winning team will make it to Valorant Champions 2022

This tournament is highly anticipated by the Valorant community with top seeds of the region fighting for the last spot. The Guard proved that it was the team to beat in Stage One but struggled to recover from its Masters Reykjavik performance. Additionally, the VCT 2022 NA Last Chance Qualifier also marks the return of Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek to competitive esports with him playing for Sentinels. The bracket of the LCQ will be played out between 4th and 7th August and will take a short break before resuming on 11th August.

Schedule

All the times mentioned in the article are subject to change and delays.

Day 1 - 4th August - Upper Bracket Quarter Finals

Day 2 - 5th August - Upper Bracket Quarter Finals

Day 3 - 6th August- Upper bracket semifinal & lower bracket round one

Day 4 - 7th August - Upper bracket semifinal & lower bracket round one

Day 5 - 11th August - Lower bracket round two

Day 6 - 12th August - Upper bracket final & lower bracket semifinal

Day 7 - 13th August - Lower bracket final

Day 8 - 14th August - Grand final


Where to watch?

Fans can watch the VCT 2022 NA Last Chance Qualifier live on the official Valorant twitch channel and on YouTube as well. In case you missed out on watching the games live, you can watch the videos on demand (VODs) on the Valorant Esports YouTube channel.



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Sadakshi is the newest addition to AFK Gaming. As a passionate gamer and an ardent League of Legends fan, she brings her journalism experience to the esports scenes of LoL and Valorant


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