The stage is set for the best teams in Asia-Pacific to compete in the VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers playoffs.

Paper Rex, XERXIA Esports, and ONIC Esports had impressive group stage runs, with all three teams winning their respective groups without dropping a single map. Meanwhile, play-in squad Bleed eSports continues to improve, taking the top spot in Group D.

Coming in as runners-up in their respective groups are Griffin E-Sports, Alter Ego, BOOM Esports, and Team Secret, who will face the top-seeded teams from the group stage.

Full list of teams qualified for VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers playoffs

VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers playoffs bracket
Credit: PPGL
ONIC Esports2 — 052 — 23+29Indonesia
XERXIA Esports2 — 055 — 34+21Thailand
Paper Rex2 — 052 — 33+19Malaysia and Singapore
Bleed eSports2 — 059 — 45+14Malaysia and Singapore
Griffin E-Sports2 — 168 — 51+17Hong Kong and Taiwan
Alter Ego2 — 182 — 67+15Indonesia
BOOM Esports2 — 172 — 67+5Indonesia
Team Secret2 — 170 — 52+18Philippines

Here are the eight qualified teams that have secured their spot at the Stage 2 Challengers playoffs, which begin on June 23. The top two teams in the playoffs will qualify for VCT Stage 2 Masters Copenhagen in July.

Teams in the competition will play in a double-elimination bracket, starting in the upper bracket quarterfinals. Teams from the same group have also been deliberately drawn into the opposite side of the bracket.

All matches will be best-of-three series, except for the grand final, which will be best-of-five.

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