The Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) 2021 is approaching its end with the final stage in North America and Europe kicking off at the end of June. Here’s what you need to know about the two major regions, including who qualifies for Masters Berlin at the end.
Acend win the roster swap battle, defeating G2 Esports 3-1 to claim their first EU title.
Sentinels get revenge on XSET and take NA title with 3-1 win.
XSET unable to finish off run to the NA Grand Final after beating 100 Thieves.
You can catch both the VCT Stage 3 Challengers NA and Europe action on the official Valorant channels.
Miss the games? Don’t stress — VODs are uploaded daily for NAand Europe on YouTube.
The race to Valorant Champions, reportedly set to be held in Los Angeles in December, is heading up in VCT Stage 3. Teams across the world have one last chance to make the big dance and Valorant’s first true World Championship.
In North America and Europe, that race is going to be tighter than ever. With both regions putting up spectacular showings in Iceland, all eyes will be on the victors of VCT Stage 3 Challengers — who’ll undoubtedly be favorites for Masters Berlin.
Masters Iceland champions Sentinels will be hot favorites to take home VCT Stage 3 Challengers NA.
VCT Stage 3 Challengers: North America
VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1 NA
Dates: July 8 to 11
Format: Double-elimination bracket, best-of-three (except for grand final best-of-five).
Qualified for Playoffs: 100 Thieves, XSET, Sentinels, Envy
The Valorant Champions Tour allows the best teams from across the world to fight their way to the top not only domestically but internationally.
Teams can qualify for the global Masters events by performing well in domestic Challengers stages. However, only the very best will be invited to Champions in December — Valorant’s take on a World Championship.
The format forces teams to excel all year round, with the action kicking off in late January and running all the way through.