Updated on March 5, 8:45 a.m. (GMT+8): Updated schedule and results.
The first VCT event of the 2023 season finally has a name and date.
VCT LOCK//IN Brazil will see 30 partnered teams from the three international leagues converge in São Paulo for the biggest Valorant LAN event to date.
Now that the dust from the offseason roster mania has settled, all eyes will be watching to see who the winner of the offseason was. With several championship-winning rosters splitting up and organizations rebuilding with new superstars, the competitive landscape has been completely remade.
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming event in Brazil.
What is VCT LOCK//IN?
VCT Lock/In Brazil is the first event of the 2023 VCT and will feature every partnered team from the Americas, Pacific, and EMEA VCT leagues.
Teams will compete at the 11,000-seat Ginásio do Ibirapuera indoor sporting arena in front of a live audience throughout the event. The winner will earn their league an extra slot at VCT Masters 2023.
Once the tournament concludes, the first competitive split of the 2023 season will kick off with weekly LAN competition in the Americas, Pacific, and EMEA regions.
VCT LOCK//IN schedule
The event will run from February 13 to March 4, with the finals weekend spanning March 2 to 3.
February 13 — Alpha group round 1 Day 1
|KOI||0 – 2||NRG Esports|
|DetonatioN FM||0 – 2||Giants|
February 14 — Alpha group round 1 Day 2
|FunPlus Phoenix||1 – 2||Karmine Corp|
|BBL Esports||1 – 2||DRX|
|Cloud9||2 – 0||Paper Rex|
February 15 — Alpha group round 1 Day 3
|Evil Geniuses||2 – 0||Team Heretics|
|MIBR||0 – 2||Talon Esports|
|Gen.G Esports||0 – 2||LOUD|
February 17 — Alpha group round 2 Day 4
|NRG Esports||2 – 1||Giants|
|LOUD||2 – 0||Karmine Corp|
February 18 — Alpha group round 2 Day 5
|DRX||2 – 1||Cloud9|
|Evil Geniuses||0 – 2||Talon Esports|
February 19 — Alpha quarterfinals Day 6
|NRG Esports||1 – 2||LOUD|
|DRX||2 – 1||Talon Esports|
February 22 — Omega group round 1 Day 7
|Team Liquid||0 – 2||Team Secret|
|Natus Vincere||2 – 0||KRÜ Esports|
|Zeta Division||0 – 2||Leviatán|
February 23 — Omega group round 1 Day 8
|Team Vitality||2 – 1||Global Esports|
|FUT Esports||2 – 0||Rex Regum Qeon|
|100 Thieves||2 – 1||Edward Gaming|
February 24 — Omega group round 1 Day 9
|Sentinels||0 – 2||Fnatic|
|T1||0 – 2||FURIA Esports|
February 25 — Omega group round 2 Day 10
|Team Secret||0 – 2||Natus Vincere|
|Leviatán||2 – 0||Team Vitality|
February 26 — Omega group round 2 Day 11
|FUT Esports||1 – 2||100 Thieves|
|Fnatic||2 – 0||FURIA Esports|
February 27 — Omega quarterfinals Day 12
|Natus Vincere||2 – 0||Leviatán|
|100 Thieves||0 – 2||Fnatic|
March 2 — Alpha semifinal Day 13
|LOUD||3 – 2||DRX|
March 3 — Omega semifinal Day 14
|Natus Vincere||0 – 3||Fnatic|
March 4 — Grand final Day 15
|LOUD||2 – 3||Fnatic|
Teams competing in VCT LOCK//IN
All 30 partnered teams will be in São Paulo, comprising both familiar rosters and new contenders.
|Rex Regum Qeon||APAC|
How to watch VCT LOCK//IN
Fans can watch the matches live on the official Riot Games Twitch and YouTube channels.
If you’d like to join in on the action, tickets are available at Ticket360.
For more information, you can check out the official Valorant esports website.
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