Updated on January 23, 10:35 a.m. (GMT+8): Added NA Challengers LCQ winners.

The NA Challengers Split 1 tournament is shaping up to be the biggest Valorant tournament outside of the VCT 2023 season.

Teams that did not make it into the partnership program are all jockeying to move one step closer to the Ascension tournament in July, which will provide a direct path to the Americas league.

The teams that emerged out of the NA Challengers open qualifier upper bracket were BreakThru and Disguised (DSG), the latter being popular streamer Jeremy “Disguised Toast” Wang’s newly formed Valorant team. Joining BreakThru and DSG after a successful lower bracket run are Oxygen Esports and Dark Ratio.

The last two teams competing in the NA Challengers Split 1 will come from the last chance qualifier.

Complete list of teams qualified for NA Challengers Split 1

Valorant NA Challengers league schedule
Screenshot by Nigel Zalamea/ONE Esports from Knights Arena

Here’s a look at the six teams that have qualified for the tournament.

BreakThruNA Challengers open qualifier
Disguised (DSG)NA Challengers open qualifier
Oxygen EsportsNA Challengers open qualifier
Dark RatioNA Challengers open qualifier
Squirtle SquadNA Challengers last chance qualifier winner
OREsportsNA Challengers last chance qualifier winner

These six teams will compete against NA Challengers league invited teams M80, FaZe Clan, TSM, Shopify Rebellion, The Guard, and G2 Esports.

The first Challengers Split for North America will run from February 1 to March 17.

Fans can watch the matches live on Valorant’s Twitch and YouTube channels.

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