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VALORANT Champions Tour 2023

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[e][h]VALORANT Champions Tour 2023
Series Information
Organizer:
Riot Games
Location:
World Global
Links
Chronology


VALORANT Champions Tour 2023 is the third official tournament circuit by Riot Games. The circuit was announced on September 14th, 2022 with a blog post. [1]

Format[edit]

Pro system[edit]

Kickoff Tournament[edit]

  • 30 partner teams of International Leagues playing it out in Brazil São Paulo
  • The winner will earn an additional spot for their league at the Masters

International Leagues[edit]

  • Three on-LAN leagues, one in each international territory.
  • Each league consists of 10 partner teams selected by Riot
  • The best teams from each region qualify to Masters
    • Americas League played in United States Los Angeles
    • EMEA League played in Germany Berlin
    • Pacific League played in South Korea Seoul

Masters[edit]

  • Top teams from each International League play on a global LAN event
  • Best teams directly qualify to Champions

Last Chance Qualifiers[edit]

  • Teams not able to qualify for Champions throught Masters, play for the last Champions spots

Champions[edit]

  • The best teams of the three International Leagues compete for the title of world champion

Semi-pro system[edit]

Challengers[edit]

  • 21 minor regional leagues across the three international territories
    • Americas (4 minor regions)
      • North America
      • Latin America North
      • Brazil
      • Latin America South
    • EMEA (7 minor regions)
      • Northern Europe
      • Southern Europe
      • France & Benelux
      • DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
      • Turkey
      • Eastern Europe
      • MENA (Middle East & North Africa)
    • Pacific (10 minor regions)
      • South Asia
      • Thailand
      • Vietnam
      • Malaysia & Singapore
      • Korea
      • Japan
      • Hong Kong & Taiwan
      • Philippines
      • Indonesia
      • Oceania
  • The top challenger teams qualify for the Ascension tournament in their respective international territory

Ascension[edit]

  • Three tournament, one in each international territory
  • Featuring the best Challengers teams in each region
  • The winners of each Ascension tournament qualify for the 2024 International League in their respective international territory

Women's pro system[edit]

Game Changers[edit]

  • Women's circuit taking place throughout the year in different regions
  • The best teams from each region compete in an international event at the end of the year

Events[edit]

 S    Tournament
Date
Prize
P#
Location
Winner
Runner-up
Mar 26 - May 28, 2023
 
10 teams
Germany Berlin, Germany
  TBD
  TBD
Mar 26 - May 28, 2023
 
10 teams
South Korea Seoul, South Korea
  TBD
  TBD
Mar 26 - May 28, 2023
 
10 teams
United States Los Angeles, United States
  TBD
  TBD
Feb 14 - Mar 05, 2023
 
30 teams
Brazil São Paulo, Brazil
  TBD
  TBD

References[edit]