Valorant Masters 2023: date, teams and format of the Tokyo tournament

valorant masters 2023: date, teams and format of the tokyo

Tom Henry

Valorant Masters 2023: date, teams and format of the Tokyo tournament

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One of the biggest esports competitions in the Riot Games shooter this year is coming up. In June we will not only be attentive to the ascension tournament Valorantbut also the expected Valorant Masters Tokyo 2023 and that is why we are going to tell you what the format will be, which teams will participate and on what date everything starts.

When does the Valorant Masters 2023 Tokyo tournament start and end date?

This tournament will take place between Sunday 11 and June 25, 2023. The tournament kicks off at the Tipstar Dome Chiba and fans in Japan will be able to watch the finals live at the Makuhari Messe.

Which teams will participate in Valorant Masters 2023?

The twelve teams that will participate in the tournament are the following:

  • Americas: LOUD, NRG, Evil Geniuses
  • pacific region: Paper Rex, XRD, T1
  • Europe, Middle East and Africa: Team Liquid, FNATIC, FUT ESPORTS, Navi
  • China: EDward Gaming, Attacking Soul Esports

What is the format of the tournament

The top three teams in their respective International Leagues advance directly to the double-elimination bracket along with second place in the EMEA rankings thanks to the additional spot earned by the region’s victory in LOCK//IN.

The remaining eight teams will meet in a double-elimination group stage. Each group will consist of 4 teams. Two teams from each group will advance to the second phase.

Those four teams will be randomly placed in a double elimination bracket where they will face the highest ranked teams. Teams from the same group will be placed on opposite sides of the bracket to avoid a repeat matchup at the beginning of the winners bracket. The winner of this double elimination bracket will be crowned Tokyo Masters Champion.

To make everything clearer, watch the following video:

Calendar, game times and how to watch them live

  • Sunday June 11: Group Phase
  • Monday June 12: Group Phase
  • Tuesday June 13: Group Phase
  • Wednesday June 14: Group Phase
  • Thursday June 15: No games
  • Friday, June 16: Upper Bracket Round 1
  • Saturday June 17: 1st round of the upper bracket
  • Sunday June 18: 1st round of the lower bracket
  • Monday June 19: Upper Bracket Round 2
  • Tuesday, June 20: Upper Bracket Round 2
  • Wednesday June 21: Lower Bracket and Upper Bracket Round 3
  • Thursday June 22: No games
  • Friday June 23: No games
  • Saturday June 24: Final of the lower bracket
  • Sunday June 25: Grand Finale

You can watch the Valorant Masters 2023 games in USAon the Valorant Latin America Twitch channel.


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