VALORANT Champions 2023 Will be Held in Los Angeles

Nazmul Hassan
By Nazmul Hassan
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Credit: Riot Games

Riot Games just announced that the 2023 VALORANT Champions will be held in Los Angeles, California, with a lot more surprises ahead.

VCT LOCK//IN Brazil ended with a dramatic final. Fnatic won its first big international LAN event since VCT 2021 Masters, where they almost made it as the best team in the world. Nonetheless, this time Fnatic went big and defeated the VALORANT 2022 Champions, LOUD, in their home ground, proving they have what it takes to be the best in the world.

However, the journey to becoming the greatest team in the world doesn’t end here for the teams. This year will see two more noteworthy events. The first one, VCT Masters, will take place in Tokyo, Japan, in June 2023.

The main event of the year, VALORANT Champions 2023, will take place in Los Angeles, California, in August of the same year. The teams will fight valiantly until they reach the pinnacle and are crowned VALORANT Champions.

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Los Angeles to Host VALORANT Champions 2023

VALORANT Champions 2022 ended with a blast. The championship final was held in Istanbul, where LOUD defeated OpTic and became the VALORANT Champions 2022. Following the hype, people are already excited about the 2023 VCT.

The 2023 VALORANT Champions Tour will close out the season in Los Angeles, home of VALORANT’s newest agent – Gekko! Champions is a celebration of the entire VALORANT community and the pinnacle of the competitive season.

Los Angeles to Host VALORANT Champions 2023

VALORANT Champions 2023 will be the first international VALORANT event for Riot Games hosted in North America. Two storied locations will serve as the home of Champions during August. The Shrine Auditorium will host the opening rounds from August 6-20, narrowing down the field of competitors from 16 to the top 4.

Champions will conclude in front of the largest capacity venue in the history of VALORANT esports at the iconic KIA Forum. Across three days of competition, the tournament will narrow the remaining four teams and conclude with the Final on August 26.

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By Nazmul Hassan FPS Editor
Nazmul is GameRiv's FPS editor. He is a marketing graduate with an immense passion for gaming. As an ex-professional CS:GO player, he holds a strong interest in other FPS titles like Apex Legends, VALORANT, and CoD. However, he also tries out other games when he is free.