After the Closed Qualifiers, these 8 teams move on to compete in VCT NA Stage 3 Challengers.
VALORANT Champions Tour 2021: NA Stage 3 Challengers 1 is the first event comprising of the top 8 teams from the NA regions. They will compete for the $ 50,000 USDR prize pool and the top 4 teams will get a chance to participate in the Challengers playoffs.
This tournament will be held in a double-elimination bracket and the new Agent Kay/O will be disabled.
The defending champions and the winners of VCT Masters Iceland Sentinels are looking stronger than ever. With the official signing of TenZ, and ShahZam as the coach, Sentinels are looking for the back-to-back win for Stage 3.
XSET couldnt make notable achievements in VCT Stage 2 being quarterfinalists but they aim to achieve more this time around in stage 3.
Team Envy is one of the stronger teams in NA. They came in 4th place in VCT Stage 2 Challengers Finals and this time around they aim to see things through till Berlin.
100T were the quarterfinalists of VCT Stage 2 NA Challengers Finals losing out to Sentinels and Envy. Although they had a heartbreaking exit from Stage 2, they aim to redeem themselves in Stage 3.
Version1 was the second strongest team in NA being Runner’s up in Challengers finals and Quarterfinalists in Masters Iceland. Do they have what it takes to take the crown from Sentinels though?
After being 2nd runner-up in VCT Stage 1, they outright failed to qualify for VCT Stage 2 losing in both stage 2 Challengers 1 and 2. But in this time they have been improving themselves and now defeated Andbox who are a very strong team in Stage 3 Qualifiers.
Rise failed to qualify earlier for VCT Stage 2 but this time in Stage 3 they outright defeated the third runners-up of VCT Stage 2 Challengers Finals C9 Blue. They are definitely the underdogs but they sure bite.
Kansas City Pioneers are definitely a new name to those unfamiliar with NA Valorant. But the former FPL-C team proved they mean business by sweeping Immortals 2-0. They also defeated Virtuoso 2-0, the team which kicked out NRG from the competition.
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VCT EU Stage 3 Challengers 1 are set to start on 7th July. Keep your eyes on our website if you don’t want to miss out on the action.