VCT 2023 Ascension Pacific, EMEA, Americas: Teams, Dates, Schedule, Format, More

Everything about the Pacific, EMEA, and Americas Ascension tournaments.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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VCT 2023 Ascension: Complete Details All Regions

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Riot Games has released information about the various Ascension tournaments that will be taking place for the Pacific, EMEA, and Americas region.
The three tournaments are scheduled to be held in Bangkok, Berlin, and São Paulo, respectively.
Here are complete details about all three Ascension tournaments.

Riot Games has finally announced details about the upcoming Valorant Champions Tour 2023 Ascension (VCT 2023 Ascension) for all three regions - Pacific, EMEA, and Americas.

The winning teams of all regional Valorant Challengers League (VCL) events will qualify for their respective Ascension tournaments - VCT 2023 Ascension Pacific, VCT 2023 Ascension EMEA, and VCT 2023 Ascension Americas.

These three tournaments will act as the final step of the ladder that promotes the respective Ascension winners to the international leagues during VCT 2024 and VCT 2025.


VCT 2023 Ascension: Complete details for all regions

Here is everything you need to know about the three upcoming VCT 2023 Ascension tournaments for the Pacific, EMEA, and Americas regions.


VCT 2023 Ascension Pacific

This event will bring competitive Valorant to Bangkok, Thailand, where all ten days of competition will take place in front of a live studio audience.

  • Date: 28th June to 9th July

  • Teams: 10

  • Location: Bangkok, Thailand

  • Venue: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center

Qualified Teams

A total of ten teams through various VCL events from across the Asia Pacific will represent their respective region or country. However, only one of them will make it to the VCT 2024/2025: Pacific League.

Format

This tournament has been divided into two stages, Group Stage and Playoffs.

Group Stage | 28th June to 4th July

  • All the participants will be divided into two groups of five teams each.

  • They will follow a single round-robin format where each match will feature a best-of-three series.

  • The top three teams from each group will move to the next stage, with winners directly advancing to the semifinals, second and third-placed teams advancing to the quarterfinals.

Playoffs | 7th to 9th July

  • The six qualified teams, three from each group, will compete in a single elimination bracket.

  • Here each match will feature a best-of-three series except for the grand final which will host a best-of-five bout.

  • The winning team will qualify for both VCT 2024 Pacific League and VCT 2025 Pacific League.

Livestream

This tournament will be broadcasted live across multiple streaming platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, Loco, and a few others in nine different languages.

VCT 2023 Ascension Pacific

VCT 2023 Ascension EMEA

This event will also take place in Berlin, Germany, at the exact same venue where the ongoing VCT 2023 EMEA League is currently taking place.

  • Date: 30th June to 16th July

  • Teams: 10

  • Location: Berlin, Germany

  • Venue: Messe Berlin Charlottenburg

Qualified Teams

A total of ten teams through various VCL events from across EMEA will represent their respective region or country. However, only one of them will make it to the VCT 2024/2025: EMEA League.

Format

This tournament has been divided into two stages, Group Stage and Playoffs.

Group Stage | 30th June to 4th July

  • All the participants will be divided into two groups of five teams each.

  • They will follow a single round-robin format where each match will feature a best-of-three series.

  • The top two teams from each group will move on to the next stage while the remaining teams will be eliminated.

Playoffs | 13th to 16th July

  • The four qualified teams, two from each group, will compete in a double-elimination bracket.

  • Here each match will feature a best-of-three series except for the lower bracket final and grand final which will host a best-of-five bout.

  • The winning team will qualify for both VCT 2024 EMEA League and VCT 2025 EMEA League.

Livestream

This tournament will be broadcasted live across two streaming platforms Twitch and YouTube in 13 different languages.

VCT 2023 Ascension EMEA

VCT 2023 Ascension Americas

This event will take place in São Paulo, Brazil, split between two different locations. The initial stage will take place in Riot Games Brazil studio and the final stage will take place at a venue yet to be decided.

  • Date: 30th June to 9th July

  • Teams: 6

  • Location: São Paulo, Brazil

  • Venue: Riot Games Brazil Studio | TBD

Qualified Teams

A total of six teams from four VCL events will represent their respective region or country. However, only one of them will make it to the VCT 2024/2025: Americas League.

Format

This tournament has been divided into two stages, Group Stage and Playoffs.

Group Stage | 30th June to 4th July

  • All the participants will be divided into two groups of three teams each.

  • They will follow a single round-robin format where each match will feature a best-of-three series.

  • All teams from both groups will move to the next stage, with winners directly advancing to the semifinals, second and third-placed teams advancing to the quarterfinals.

Playoffs | 13th to 16th July

  • The six qualified teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket.

  • Here each match will feature a best-of-three series except for the grand final which will host a best-of-five bout.

  • The winning team will qualify for both VCT 2024 Americas League and VCT 2025 Americas League.

Livestream

This tournament will be broadcasted live across three streaming platforms Twitch, YouTube, and Trovo in three different languages.

VCT 2023 Ascension Americas

In the first revamped competitive season of Valorant, more than 20 challenger leagues were organized across three major regions to develop the next generation of Valorant talent.

Ascension will be the culmination of the first-ever challengers season and it seems to have the potential to become one of the most exciting annual Valorant events. It will be exciting to see which teams go on to compete in the international leagues next year onwards!


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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.