After the Closed Qualifiers, these 8 teams move on to compete in VCT EU Stage 3 Challengers.
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VALORANT Champions Tour 2021: EU Stage 3 Challengers 1 is the first event comprising of the top 8 teams from the EU regions. They will compete for the €40,000 EUR 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.
Guild Esports were the runners-up of VCT EU Stage 2 Challengers 1 and lost to Oxygen_esports in the group stages of Stage 2 Challengers finals.
G2 was once thought to be one of the strongest teams in the EU. Although they struggled in VCT Stage 1 and 2, they are aiming to achieve greatness in Stage 3.
Acend and their star player cNed have always been a huge threat in EU Valorant. They were also the underdog team who were the champions of Stage 1 EU masters and they are looking for nothing less walking into stage 3.
Team Liquid had a heartbreaking exit from VCT Stage 2 Masters Iceland. They may be down but they are not out and they promise to come back even strong in stage 3.
Fnatic were the runners-up of VCT Stage 2 Masters Iceland with a spectacular lower bracket run. This time, Boaster and his team are aiming to be the winners.
Rix.GG Thunder is a comparatively new team but has achieved great results in a short period of time qualifying for challengers 1. Do they have what it takes?
Team BDS signed the French team Opportunists and had good results in VCT EU Stage 2 Challengers 2 and almost qualified for VCT EMEA Challengers finals.
FunPlus Phoenix are another notorious team in EU. In VCT stage 2 they progressed up to the EMEA Challengers finals losing to Team Liquid.
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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.