VCT APAC Last Chance Qualifier: Riot Games Unveils Tournament Format, Time and Where to Watch: Teams are competing for Circuit points at the VCT Stage 3 Masters: Berlin, which will allow them to qualify for the upcoming VALORANT Champions 2021, VCT’s inaugural end-of-year final, which will be held in Berlin in December.
Teams that did not qualify for Champions during Masters 3 will have one final chance to compete for a spot at the event during the VCT APAC Last Chance Qualifiers (LCQ), which will take place from October 11 to 17. Don’t miss the excitement as some of the region’s greatest teams compete for a last spot in the VALORANT Champions
Ten teams from five regions will battle for a single spot at Champions in the APAC LCQ. The following are the current LCQ team assignments:
- Southeast Asia – 3
- China – 2
- Korea – 2
- Japan – 2
- South Asia – 1
Teams with the highest Circuit points in the region but who have not yet qualified for the tournament will be given slots. The results of the Stage 3 Masters competition in Berlin will determine these teams.
In places where no Circuit points were awarded, slots will be assigned. The top-performing teams from the major events to date will be invited to compete in the APAC LCQ in this circumstance.
APAC Last Chance Qualifier Format
The top-seeded teams from Southeast Asia, China, Korea, and Japan will be seeded into the second round to make up the 10-team bracket, with the exception that Southeast Asian teams cannot be matched against each other in the first round. For the first round, the remaining teams will be seeded at random.
Between October 11 and 16, teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket with a best-of-3 format at each stage, culminating in the Grand Finals on October 17, which will be in a best-of-5 style. The winning team will receive one last seat in the next VALORANT Champions event, as well as the opportunity to represent their region in VCT’s first-ever global finals tournament
WHERE TO WATCH THE VCT 2021 APAC LCQ
These are the following links to check out live streams. The VCT 2021 APAC LCQ will kick off on Monday, October 11, with broadcasts commencing from 3PM GMT +8 for the initial rounds and 5 PM GMT +8 for semi-finals and finals.
- English: VALORANT Twitch
- Tagalog: PPGL Facebook, PPGL YouTube
- Thai: VALORANT TH Facebook, ESL TH Twitch, ESL TH YouTube, ESL TH Facebook
- Bahasa Indonesia: VALORANT ID Facebook, VALORANT Esports ID YouTube (operated by One Up)
- Mandarin: Talon Esports Twitch
- Vietnamese: VALORANT VN Facebook, VALORANT VN YouTube, VALORANT Esports Vietnam Facebook (operated by VNG)
- Korean: VALORANT KR YouTube, VALORANT KR Twitch
- Japanese: VALORANT JP YouTube, VALORANT JP Twitch
- South Asia: NODWIN Gaming YouTube, NODWIN Gaming South Asia YouTube, NODWIN Gaming Twitch, NODWIN Gaming Facebook