Updated on December 7, 8:00 p.m. (GMT+8): Updated results.
The AfreecaTV Valorant League 2023 stands as the biggest event in the VCT offseason.
The competition is stacked with the best teams in the world, including Valorant Champions 2023 runner-up Paper Rex and Korean powerhouse squad DRX.
Americans League fan favorite squad Sentinels and EMEA region standout Team Liquid will make their international LAN debuts with their new VCT 2024 rosters at AVL 2023.
The tournament is an early preview of what next year could look like and determine which team will stand above in the rankings.
What is AfreecaTV Valorant League 2023?
AVL is Studio Afreeca Freecs’ original league, where pro teams from different regions battle it out to be the AVL champions.
A total of eight teams from Korea, Malaysia/Singapore, EMEA, North America, China, Thailand, and Vietnam will be competing, and the matches will take place at Afreeca Colosseum in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea — the home arena of VCT Pacific.
The total prize pool of the tournament is US$80,000. The winner of the tournament will take home US$25,000.
AfreecaTV Valorant League 2023 format
The teams are divided into two groups and compete in a double-elimination bracket.
The top two teams with the best records from each group will advance to the playoff semifinals.
All the matches will be best-of-three with a two-win format, except for the grand final, which is a best-of-five with a three-win format.
AfreecaTV Valorant League 2023 group stage standings
|1st||Sentinels||2 – 0|
|2nd||Paper Rex||2 – 1|
|3rd||DRX||1 – 2|
|4th||Full Sense||0 – 2|
|1st||Team Liquid||1 – 0|
|1st||T1||1 – 0|
|2nd||Edward Gaming||0 – 1|
|2nd||Fancy United Esports||0 – 1|
AfreecaTV Valorant League 2023 schedule and results
The tournament will run from December 5 to 10.
|Sentinels||2 – 1||Paper Rex|
|Full Sense||1 – 2||DRX|
|Fancy United Esports||0 – 2||Team Liquid|
|T1||2 – 0||Edward Gaming|
|Sentinels||2 – 0||DRX|
|Paper Rex||2 – 0||Full Sense|
|DRX||0 – 2||Paper Rex|
Sentinels advances to the playoffs. Full Sense and DRX are eliminated.
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|Team Liquid||1 p.m. GMT+8 | December 7, 9 p.m. PT | 5 a.m. GMT||T1|
|Fancy United Esports||4 p.m. GMT+8 | 12 a.m. PT | 8 a.m. GMT||Edward Gaming|
|TBD||7 p.m. GMT+8 | 4 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMT||TBD|
|Sentinels||4 p.m. GMT+8 | 12 a.m. PT | 8 a.m. GMT||TBD|
|TBD||7 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. GMT||TBD|
|TBD||4 p.m. GMT+8 | 12 a.m. PT | 8 a.m. GMT||TBD|
AfreecaTV Valorant League 2023 teams
|Fancy United Esports||Pacific|
Where to watch AfreecaTV Valorant League 2023?
Fans can watch matches in various languages through different broadcasting platforms in AVL 2023. AfreecaTV will provide Korean, English, and Thai broadcasts, while Vietnamese co-streaming can be available on live channels. Chinese broadcasts will be accessible through Douyu.
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