The VCT APAC Challengers Stage 1 Playoffs is upon us and here’s what you need to know about this tournament.
A total of twenty teams from the eight different regions of APAC (Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore/Malaysia, Taiwan/Hong Kong, South Asia, and Oceania) will be competing for this years first APAC Challengers playoff. As such, here’s the list for all the qualified teams per region:
- Thailand: XERXIA, Made in Thailand, FULL SENSE
- Philippines: South Built Esports,NAOS Esports, Action PH
- Indonesia: BOOM Esports, BOY WITH LOVE, ONIC Esports
- Vietnam: CERBERUS Esports, Fancy United Esports, Team Big BAAM
- Singapore/Malaysia: Paper Rex, Bleed eSports,NN
- Taiwan/Hong Kong: Oblivion Force Griffin E-Sports
- South Asia: Velocity Gaming, Global Esports
- Oceania: Bonkers
The VCT APAC Challengers Stage 1 will be divided into three stages: The playins, the group stages, and the knockouts. Here are the corresponding dates and formats for each stage:
VCT Challengers Stage 1 – APAC Finals Playins
- Date: March 10 – 13
- Format: 8 teams will play in GSL format. 4 successful teams will proceed to the next Stage.
VCT Challengers Stage 1 – APAC Finals Groups
- Date: March 16 – 21
- Format: 16 teams will play in GSL format. 8 successful teams will proceed to the knockout stage.
VCT Challengers Stage 1 – APAC Finals Knockouts
- Date: March 24 – 27
- Format: 8 teams will go through a series of double elimination brackets. The final 2
- teams will be invited to Masters 1 in Iceland.
The entire tournament has a total prize pool of USD $150,000 with the top 2 teams getting an invite to participate in this year’s first VALORANT Masters tournament at Iceland.
The VCT APAC Challengers Stage 1 Playoffs will be streamed at the following:
VeraEsports is the official esports platform and content hub for all VCT Challengers APAC streams – website
● Twitch – Valorantesports3
● YouTube – VALORANT Esports
● Facebook – VALORANT Esports PH
● Twitch – Valorant ID
● YouTube – VALORANT Esports ID
● Facebook – VALORANT Esports ID
VCT Malaysia & Singapore
● Facebook – VALORANT Esports MYSG
● Twitch – VALORANT TH
● YouTube – VALORANT Thailand
● Facebook – VALORANT Esports TH
VCT Taiwan, Hong Kong
● Twitch – VALORANT TW
● YouTube – VALORANT TW
● Facebook – VALORANT Esports TWHK
● YouTube – VALORANT Vietnam
● Facebook – VALORANT Esports VN
For more information about the VCT APAC Challengers Stage 1 Playoffs, you can visit the official VALORANT website or their VALORANT esports website.