The best Korean teams in Valorant are set to compete in the VCT Korea Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs where two teams will advance to VCT Stage 3 Masters Berlin to represent their region.
VCT Stage 2 Masters Reykjavik representatives Nuturn Gaming and Valorant First Strike Korea champions Vision Strikers have made it into the Playoffs, along with up and coming squads F4Q and TNL Esports.
What is the VCT Korea Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs?
The tournament will decide the final two teams from the Korean region that will advance to the VCT Stage 3 Masters Berlin.
VCT Korea Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs schedule and results
The Main Event starts on August 6 with the Quarterfinals and continues until August 15, with the final two teams in the Grand Final advancing to the VCT Stage 3 Masters Berlin tournament. (All times and days are in GMT+8.)
(To be updated)
August 6 (Friday)
- Quarterfinals — Vision Strikers 2 — 0 GOnGO Prince
- Quarterfinals — TNL Esports 2 — 0 World Game Star
August 7 (Saturday)
- Quarterfinals — F4Q 2 — 0 GochuGaru
- Quarterfinals — Nuturn Gaming 1 — 2 Damwon Gaming
August 8 (Sunday)
- Semifinals — Vision Strikers 2 — 0 TNL Esports
- Semifinals — F4Q 2 — 1 Damwon Gaming
August 15 (Sunday)
- Grand Final — Vision Strikers 3 — 1 F4Q
Format of the Playoffs
The Playoffs follow a single-elimination format with all eight teams competing in best-of-three matches, except for the Grand Final, which is a best-of-five series.
Teams that are competing in the VCT Korea Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs
These are the eight teams that advanced from the VCT Korea Stage 3 Challengers competition.
(Last updated August 2)
- TNL Esports
- Vision Strikers
- Nuturn Gaming
- DAMWON Gaming
- GOnGO Prince
- World Game Star
VCT Korea Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs prize pool
The tournament has a US$70,000 prize pool that will be shared among the teams according to their placing.
- 1st: US$20,800
- 2nd: US$10,400
- 3rd-4th: US$6,900
- 5th-8th: US$5,200