NODWIN Gaming has joined forces with Riot Games to roll out the Valorant Conquerors Championship. They are set to host a pre-qualifying tournament for the APAC Last Chance Qualifiers for India and South Asia as part of the 2021 Valorant Champions Tour.
What you need to know about the Valorant Conquerors Championship
Teams will compete in multiple sub-regional qualifiers for a prize pool of US$33,000 in the South Asian leg of the Valorant Conquerors Championship. Registration starts on June 15, 2021.
Valorant Conquerors Championship will field six qualifiers
- Pakistan & Afghanistan
- Sri Lanka & Maldives
- Nepal & Bhutan
Each qualifier will have a set number of slots filled through registrations, followed by the online qualifying matches.
Qualified teams in the Valorant Conquerors Championship will fight through the playoffs to reach the grand final. The winner will then compete in the APAC Last Chance Qualifier, where they will face teams from Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan.
The winner of the APAC Last Chance Qualifier will advance to the Valorant Champions Tour, the global final where one team will be crowned the 2021 Champion.
India and South Asia are ready to take part in the international Valorant esports scene
NODWIN Gaming and Riot Games recognized that South Asia’s Valorant esports scene is rapidly growing, so they’re providing a path straight to the global esports circuit.
The tournament aims to give the South Asia region proper representation in future international competitions.
“A representation in the Last Chance Qualifier is much deserved, looking at the richness of the community and the amount of buzz it has created in the last year,” said MD & Co-Founder of NODWIN Gaming, Mr Akshat Rathee.
“We at Riot Games have been listening to our fanbase in South Asia and the growing demand to include the region in our VCT 2021 roadmap,” said Publishing Leader for Riot Games in India and South Asia, Sukamal Pegu. “This is our first step in unlocking esports for the region,”