EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1- Everything You Need to Know

EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1
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EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1 Open Qualifiers is done and dusted and we got our top 8 teams that will compete with the 8 invited teams in the Closed Qualifiers.

EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1 Open Qualifier

Eight teams from different countries across Europe made it to the Closed Qualifier. They will fight with the 8 invited teams on closed qualifiers that hit the road on 30th June. Only four teams can make it to the Masters Three Berlin, along with two other teams that will come directly to the Masters.

EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1 Closed Qualifier

The closed qualifiers will be held in a double-elimination bracket. Only the top 8 teams from the bracket can make it to the main event. The bracket will not continue after getting the top 8 teams, unlike the North American Qualifiers. There will be a different double-elimination bracket on the event that will help the top 4 teams to advance to the EMEA Challengers Finals.

You can see some of the matches from the closed qualifier live on the official twitch channel of Valorant.

EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1 Closed Qualifier Participating Teams

Invited Teams:

  • Fnatic
  • Team Liquid
  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • Acend
  • Guild Esports
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Team BDS
  • Team Vitality

Advanced teams from the Open Qualifiers:

  • G2 Esports
  • Alliance
  • Wave Esports
  • Rix.GG Thunder
  • BIG
  • Team Finest
  • TENSTAR
  • BK ROG Esports

Schedule and Bracket

The closed qualifier will begin on June 30 and ends on July 2.

All the times mentioned in the brackets are in CT.

EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1
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EU VCT Stage 3 Challengers 1
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