The stage is nearly set for the playoffs at Valorant Champions 2022.

When the dust for the group stage settles, only eight teams will be left standing. With the first four teams having already locked in their spots in the playoffs, Riot Games has unveiled the bracket draw for the next stage.

And with OpTic Gaming and XSET on the same side of the bracket, we could potentially see an all-North American clash sooner rather than later.

The other side of the bracket sees a greater diversity of regions, with representation from Korea, South America, Brazil, and EMEA.

Valorant Champions 2022 playoffs results

Valorant Champions 2022 playoffs bracket
Credit: Riot Games

September 9

Leviatán0 — 2LOUD

September 10

DRX2 — 0FunPlus Phoenix
OpTic Gaming2 — 1Team Liquid

September 11

XSET2 — 0Fnatic
Leviatán0 — 2FunPlus Phoenix

September 12

Team Liquid0 — 2Fnatic

September 13

OpTic Gaming2 — 1XSET
Fnatic1 — 2DRX

September 14

FunPlus Phoenix2 — 1XSET


September 16

Upper bracket final

LOUD2 — 0OpTic Gaming

September 17

Lower bracket semifinal

DRX2 — 0FunPlus Phoenix

Lower bracket final

OpTic Gaming3 — 2DRX

September 18

Grand final

LOUD3 — 1OpTic Gaming

The Valorant Champions playoffs will kick off on September 9, with matches starting at 10:00 p.m. GMT+8 | 7:00 a.m. PT | 2:00 p.m. GMT daily.

Games will continue to be played in a best-of-three, double-elimination format, with the exception of the lower bracket final and grand final, which will be best-of-five series.

All matches will be broadcast live on the official Valorant Twitch and YouTube channels.

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