The Valorant action continues in Asia with VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage.

The top eight teams from the region are set to compete in a single round-robin competition over four weeks to determine the top six teams in the playoffs.

Top Korean teams from Stage 1 in DRX, On Sla2ers, DAMWON Gaming, and Maru Gaming will be joined by CNJ Esports, Spear Gaming, World Game Star, and Tartarus, the top four teams from Stage 2 qualifiers.


What is the VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage?

VCT Korea Stage 1 Challengers Group Stage On Sla2ers Bazzi interview
Credit: Riot Games

VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage is the second competition of the 2022 season in Korea. It consists of three phases, the open qualifiers, the group stage, and the playoffs stage.

The group stage, or main event, will determine which six teams make it to the playoffs. The winning team from the playoffs will represent Korea at VCT Stage 2 Masters Copenhagen.


VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage schedule and results

VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage
Credit: Riot Games Korea

The group stage kicks off on May 21 and continues until June 13. Matches will be played every Wednesday through Sunday for the duration of the tournament, starting at 3:00 p.m. GMT+8.

VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage Standings

STANDINGSTEAMRECORD
1stDRX1 — 0
2ndOn Sla2ers1 — 0
7thDAMWON Gaming0 — 1
8thMaru Gaming0 — 1

Week 1

May 21

TEAMRESULTSTEAM
Maru Gaming0 — 2On Sla2ers
DRX2 — 0DAMWON Gaming

May 22

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
World Game Star3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTCNJ Esports
Spear Gaming6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTTartarus

May 23

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Maru Gaming3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTDAWMWON Gaming
On Sla2ers6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTDRX

May 24

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Tartarus3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTCNJ Esports
Spear Gaming6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTWorld Game Star

Week 2

May 28

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
On Sla2ers3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTSpear Gaming
CNJ Esports6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTDAMWON Gaming

May 29

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
World Game Star3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTDRX
Tartarus6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTMaru Gaming

May 30

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
Spear Gaming3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTDAMWON Gaming
CNJ Esports6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTOn Sla2ers

May 31

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
World Game Star3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTMaru Gaming
Tartarus6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTDRX

Week 3

June 4

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
World Game Star3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTTartarus
DAMWON Gaming6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTOn Sla2ers

June 5

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
DRX3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTMaru Gmaing
CNJ Esports6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTSpear Gaming

June 6

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
On Sla2ers3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTTartarus
DAMWON Gaming6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTWorld Game Star

Week 4

June 11

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
DRX3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTCNJ Esports
Maru Gaming6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTSpear Gaming

June 12

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
DAMWON Gaming3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTTartarus
On Sla2ers6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTWorld Game Star

June 13

TEAMSCHEDULETEAM
DRX3:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 12:00 a.m. PT | 8:00 a.m. GMTSpear Gaming
Maru Gaming6:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 3:00 a.m. PT | 11:00 a.m. GMTCNJ Esports


Teams that are competing in the tournament

VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage teams
Credit: Riot Games Korea

These are all the teams competing in the Group Stage:

TEAMS
DRX
On Sla2ers
DAMWON Gaming
Maru Gaming
CNJ Esports
Spear Gaming
World Game Star
Tartarus

Format of the tournament

VCT Korea Stage 1 Challengers DRX WSG Group Stage
Credit: Riot Games

The group stage includes four teams from Stage 1, along with the four teams that advanced through the qualifiers. All eight teams are placed into a single group.

They will compete in single round-robin best-of-three matches, and the top six teams from the group will advance to the playoffs that start on June 18. The bottom two teams will be eliminated.


Where to watch VCT Korea Stage 2 Challengers Group Stage matches live?

VCT Korea Stage 1 Challengers Group Stage Casters
Credit: Riot Games

Valorant fans can watch the matches live on Riot Games’ official Twitch, YouTube, and Afreeca TV channels:

CHANNELPLATFORM
Valorant KRAfreeca TV
Valorant KRTwitch
Valorant KRYouTube

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