Updated on May 28, 8:45 a.m. (GMT+8): Adjusted seedings.
The elite teams from each VCT international league have surpassed their competitors and secured tickets for Masters Tokyo, a global Valorant tournament that will run from June 11 to 25.
After a long regular season run and a high-stakes playoff campaign, the major regions — Pacific, Americas, and EMEA — will fly out three representatives to Japan. In addition, since Fnatic won VCT LOCK//IN, they earned their region one additional slot for the event.
Joining the international league teams are the two highest-ranking squads from China, who earned their qualification through the FGC Valorant Invitational’s Act 1.
VCT Masters Tokyo is the second global Valorant LAN event of the year before Valorant Champions 2023.
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Full list of teams qualified for VCT Masters Tokyo
|REGION AND QUALIFICATION PATH||TEAM|
|1st in VCT Pacific League||Paper Rex|
|2nd 3 in VCT Pacific League||DRX|
|3rd 3 in VCT Pacific League||T1|
|Top 3 in VCT Americas League||LOUD|
|Top 3 in VCT Americas League||NRG Esports|
|3rd in VCT Americas League||Evil Geniuses|
|Top 4 in VCT EMEA League||Fnatic|
|Top 4 in VCT EMEA League||Team Liquid|
|3rd in VCT EMEA League||FUT Esports|
|4th in VCT EMEA League||Natus Vincere|
|1st in FGC Valorant Invitational Act 1 — China||Attacking Soul Esports|
|2nd in FGC Valorant Invitational Act 1 — China||EDward Gaming|
Riot Games has yet to announce the tournament’s format, but the group stage will begin on June 11 and continue until June 14. After that, the competition will continue with the playoffs from June 15 to 21. Finally, the last leg of the event will have the finalists compete for the Masters trophy on June 24 and 25.
The event will take place at two locations. The first venue will be the Tripstar Dome, located in Chibi Park. The second venue is the Makuhari Messe convention center outside of Tokyo.
Fans can watch the VCT Masters Tokyo matches live on Riot Games’ official global Valorant channels on Twitch and YouTube.
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