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VALORANT Champions is the final event in the VALORANT Champions Tour with teams from around the globe competing internationally one last time at the end of the year. After three different Masters events and two international LAN tournaments, sixteen teams will compete for the title of the best team in the world.

With VCT Stage 3 Masters Berlin now completed, and Gambit Esports crowned the victors, Europe, the Middle East and Africa region has earned an additional spot in the tournament. The remaining teams from EMEA, North America, South America and the Asia-Pacific region have one last chance to qualify for Champions.

Europe, the Middle East and Africa

With Gambit winning Masters 3: Berlin, EMEA was given an extra spot at Champions. That meant that not only as Gamit qualified for Champions, but Fnatic has now also qualified despite not attending at Masters Berlin. Now alongside Acend, Fnatic and Gambit, another team from EMEA will join them at Champions through the Last Chance Qualifier.

Teams qualified:

  • Acend
  • Fnatic
  • Gambit Esports
  • Team Liquid
Fnatic during VCT Masters 2 Iceland
Fnatic during VCT Masters 2 in Iceland. | Provided by Riot Games

North America

Sentinels earned their spot at Champions after winning VCT Stage 2 Masters Reykjavík where they also earned North American an additional slot. That slot has been filled by Envy who qualified for Champions based on circuit points for North America. Close on their heels is 100 Thieves who will have to compete at the Last Chance Qualifier after losing to Envy in the semifinal at Berlin.

Teams qualified:

  • Sentinels
  • Envy
100 Thieves at VCT Masters 3: Berlin
100 Thieves at VCT Masters Berlin. | Provided by Riot Games

Latin America

After making it to both VCT Stage 2 and 3 Masters, KRÜ Esports have qualified for Champions. The remaining teams from Latin America will have the chance to qualify for Champions through the Last Chance Qualifier alongside the remaining Brazilian teams.

Teams qualified:

  • KRÜ Esports
  • FURIA Esports

Brazil

Brazil has two spots filled by Vivo Keyd, who qualified for Champions through circuit points from Berlin, and Team Vikings, who also qualified after making it to Stage 2 Masters. The remaining Brazilian teams will have to fight Latin America to qualify.

Teams qualified:

  • Team Vikings
  • Vivo Keyd

South Korea

South Korea has one qualified team for Champions so far after Vision Strikers made it to the quarterfinals of Masters Berlin. There is another spot up for grabs for the APAC Last Chance Qualifier as F4Q and NUTURN Gaming are the two teams from Korea who can potentially qualify.

Vision Strikers at VCT Masters 3: Berlin
Vision Strikers at VCT Masters Berlin. | Provided by Riot Games

Teams qualified:

  • Vision Strikers

Japan

Japan has one qualified team for Champions so far after Crazy Raccoon made it to the group stage of Masters Berlin. There is another spot up for grabs for the APAC Last Chance Qualifier with REJECT and ZETA DIVISION being the two teams from Japan who can potentially qualify.

Team qualified:

  • Crazy Racoon

Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has two qualified teams for Champions so far with both teams qualifying through circuit points from their regions. X10 Esports made it to Masters 2 to qualify for Champions and Team Secret, formally Bren Esports, qualified for Champions after qualifying for Berlin despite not being able to attend.

Teams qualified:

  • X10 Esports
  • Team Secret (Formerly Bren Esports)
  • FULL SENSE
Sharks Esports at VCT Masters 2: Iceland
Sharks Esports at Stage 2 Masters in Iceland. | Provided by Riot Games

Last Chance Qualifier

The Last Chance Qualifier is the “last chance” for teams from around the globe to qualify for Champions. Competing regions will battle it out against each other for an additional spot for their region. The Last Chance Qualifier will also include opportunities for emerging regions like India and China that could potentially attend Champions.

EMEA

Teams up for qualification:

  • Team Liquid
  • SuperMassive Blaze
  • Oxygen Esports
  • forZe
  • Guild Esports
  • Futbolist
  • G2 Esports
  • (TBD)

North America

Teams up for qualification:

  • 100 Thieves
  • Version1
  • FaZe Clan
  • XSET
  • Luminosity Gaming
  • Cloud9 Blue
  • Gen.G Esports
  • Rise
  • ORDER (Oceania)
  • PEACE (Oceania)

South America

Teams up for qualification:

  • Sharks Esports (Brazil)
  • Havan Liberty (Brazil)
  • FURIA Esports (Brazil)
  • Gamelanders Blue (Brazil)
  • Six Karma (LATAM)
  • Australs (LATAM)
  • Infinity (LATAM)
  • LAZER (LATAM)

Asia Pacific

Team up for qualification:

  • Paper Rex (Southeast Asia)
  • FULL SENSE (Southeast Asia)
    BOOM Esports (Southeast Asia)
  • ZETA DIVISION (Japan)
  • REJECT (Japan)
    NUTURN Gaming (South Korea)
  • F4Q (South Korea)
  • Global Esports (India)
  • (TBD) (China)
  • (TBD) (China)
Danny Appleford is an esports journalist for Upcomer that started writing for Daily Esports in 2020. He now specializes in articles surrounding League of Legends, Call of Duty, VALORANT and Halo.
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