Updated on July 9, 8:10 p.m. (GMT+8): Updated scores.

The VCT Ascension Pacific tournament will be one team’s chance to make it into the premier league of Valorant esports.

The top 10 teams who won the regional Challengers tournaments will compete for a spot in the VCT Pacific League next year.

The Philippines, South Asia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, Korea, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Oceania will have a representative in the tournament.

Here’s everything you need to know about VCT Ascension Pacific, including its schedule, results, standings, format, teams, and where to watch the tournament.

What is VCT Ascension Pacific 2023?

BOOM Esports Valorant roster at VCT Ascension Pacific
Screenshot by Nigel Zalamea/ONE Esports

It is the most significant tier 2 event for Valorant in the Pacific region. 

The journey for all the teams participating in the event started at the beginning of the VCT 2023 season. After the tournament, the winning team will earn the right to join the 10 partnered teams in the VCT Pacific League.

VCT Ascension Pacific patch and format

VCT Ascension Pacific format
Credit: Riot Games

The tournament will be played on Valorant patch 6.11, where Pearl’s B site was changed, and Viper was nerfed.

The 10 teams are split into two groups with five teams each. Each team will compete in a single round-robin, with all the group stage matches being best-of-threes.

The top three teams from each group will advance to the next round – the single elimination playoff bracket.

The teams with the best records from their group will advance straight to the semifinals, while the 2nd and 3rd place teams will begin their playoff run in the quarterfinal.

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

VCT Ascension Pacific 2023 schedule

VCT Ascension Pacific schedule
Credit: Riot Games

The event will take place from June 28 to July 9.

The group stage begins on June 28 and continues until July 4.

VCT Ascension Pacific Group Stage standings

Group Alpha

1stNAOS Esports7 – 43 – 1129 – 113
2ndBOOM Esports6 – 52 – 2119 – 110
3rdFancy United Esports5 – 42 – 294 – 91
4thXERXIA Esports5 – 62 – 2110 – 125
5thONE Team3 – 71 – 3104 – 117

Group Omega

1stSCARZ7 – 23 – 1109 – 80
2ndBleed Esports6 – 43 – 1124 – 108
3rdBonkers4 – 42 – 285 – 88
4thDplus4 – 52 – 298 – 97
5thOrangutan2 – 80 – 482 – 125

Three matches will be held each day during the group stage, except on July 4, when only two matches will be played.

The first match will take place at 2 p.m. GMT+8 | 3 p.m. JPT | 6 a.m. GMT.

The second series will start at 5 p.m. GMT+8 | 6 p.m. JPT | 9 a.m. GMT.

The third match is scheduled for 8 p.m. GMT+8 | 9 p.m. JPT | 12 p.m. GMT.

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VCT Ascension Pacific Group Stage results

June 28

XERXIA Esports2 – 1ONE Team
NAOS Esports2 – 1Fancy United Esports
SCARZ2 – 0Bonkers

June 29

Bleed Esports2 – 1Orangutan
ONE Team2 – 1BOOM Esports
Fancy United Esports2 – 0XERXIA Esports

June 30

Bonkers2 – 0Dplus
Orangutan0 – 2SCARZ
BOOM Esports2 – 0Fancy United Esports

July 1

XERXIA Esports2 – 1NAOS Esports
SCARZ1 – 2Bleed Esports
Dplus2 – 1Orangutan

July 2

Fancy United Esports2 – 0ONE Team
NAOS Esports2 – 1BOOM Esports
Dplus2 – 0Bleed Esports

July 3

ONE Team0 – 2NAOS Esports
Orangutan0 – 2Bonkers
BOOM Esports2 – 1XERXIA Esports

July 4

Bonkers0 – 2Bleed Esports
Dplus0 – 2SCARZ

VCT Ascension Pacific Playoffs

The playoffs will run from July 7 to 9.

The first match in the playoffs will start at 5 p.m. GMT+8, 6 p.m. JPT, and 9 a.m. GMT.

The second series will take place at 8 p.m. GMT+8, 9 p.m. JPT, and 12 p.m. GMT.

July 7


Fancy United Esports0 – 2SCARZ
BOOM Esports2 – 0Bonkers

July 8


NAOS Esports1 – 2SCARZ
Bleed Esports2 – 1BOOM Esports

July 9

Grand final

SCARZ0 – 3Bleed Esports

All teams qualified for VCT Ascension Pacific 2023

SCARZ's Valorant roster at VCT Ascension Pacific
Screenshot by Nigel Zalamea/ONE Esports
Challengers JapanSCARZ
Challengers PhilippinesNAOS Esports
Challengers Malaysia and SingaporeBleed Esports
Challengers Hong Kong and TaiwanONE Team
Challengers IndonesiaBOOM Esports
Challengers KoreaDplus
Challengers South AsiaOrangutan
Challengers ThailandXERXIA Esports
Challengers VietnamFancy United Esports
Challengers OceaniaBonkers

Where to watch VCT Ascension Pacific 2023

Valorant fans can watch the matches live on Riot Games’ official Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and AfreecaTV channels.

VCT Philippines

Valorant PHTwitch
Valorant PHYouTube
Valorant Esports PHFacebook

VCT Japan

Valorant JapanTwitch
Valorant JapanYouTube
Valorant JapanAfreecaTV

VCT Korea

Valorant KoreaTwitch
Riot Esports KoreaTwitch
Valorant KoreaYouTube
Valorant KoreaAfreecaTV

VCT Indonesia

Valorant IDTwitch
Valorant IndonesiaYouTube
Valorant Esports IndonesiaFacebook

VCT Thailand

Valorant THTwitch
Valorant Esports ThailandYouTube
Valorant Esports ThailandFacebook

VCT South Asia

NODWIN GamingTwitch
NODWIN GamingYouTube
Valorant South AsiaYouTube
NODWIN GamingFacebook
NODWIN GamingLoco

VCT Vietnam

VCT VietnamYouTube
Valorant Esports VietnamFacebook

VCT Taiwan

Valorant TWTwitch
Valorant TWYouTube

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