Little by little we are preparing for the VALORANT Champions Tour 2023. The franchises are gradually taking shape and, although Riot Games has not yet revealed the outfits that will be part of them, yes they have confirmed both the events and the format that will follow. One of the points to highlight is that all the selected teams will have the opportunity to play one of the biggest international tournaments in the history of the VCT.
This tournament will serve to kick off the competitive season and the teams will set course for Brazilspecifically to Sao Paulo. It will last three weeks and will allow all fans to enjoy the new rosters ahead of the start of their respective leagues. It will start in February we will know the winner at the beginning of March 2023.
In case you’re wondering, this tournament has a huge payout and every team will be trying to get the win. And it is that the club that manages to win will award their respective league a spot additional at the VCT Masters 2023.
What do we know about the VALORANT Champions Tour 2023?
After the tournament, the first split of the year. It will be a competition that will be played in a weekly LAN format, something that we have already experienced in the past. We will find three regions: EMEAwhose meetings will be held in Berlin, Americabased in The Angels and the Peaceful which will be played in seoul. The split will start in the month of March and will have a duration of two months in terms of regular season regards. After that we will meet the three champions, something that will take place in the month of May.
“Looking ahead to 2023 we are collecting everything we have learned, bringing new ideas and creating new partnerships that will help us bring our dreams to life for the next edition of the VCT«, reveals Whalen RozelleCOO, Esports at Riot Games. As they explain from the company, although from 2024 we will find two splits in the international leaguesthis 2023 will have a single split. For this reason they will launch this great tournament, to give teams enough time to prepare in their respective regions.
As for the VCT Mastersthe competition will return during the month of June 2023. The best teams from face one of the International Leagues will compete in the competition to demonstrate their level. The best clubs in each region will get a place in the Champions 2022. July is the month marked for playing the Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ), where those clubs that have not achieved a place in the Champions League will have a new opportunity.
Finally, from Riot Games they also talked about the Challengers 2023. Will take place next to the VCT and in this competition the teams will have the opportunity to fight for promotion to the major leagues in 2024. Everything will start in January and end in July with the Ascent tournaments and for this it will have two splits.
More in our section VALORANT.