Valorant Champions 2023: dates, format, teams, new players, and more


The much-awaited Valorant Champions 2023 is quickly approaching and will bring together the best teams from all around the world to compete for victory.

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Valorant Champions 2023 event will begin on August 6th, 2023

The stage is set for the highly anticipated Valorant Champions 2023, the world championship of Valorant esports.

This prestigious tournament brings together the 16 best teams from around the globe, representing the EMEA League, Americas League, Pacific League, and China. Taking place in Los Angeles, USA, Valorant Champions 2023 will mark the culmination of the 2023 competitive season of Valorant.

With intense competition, a live audience, and a significant prize pool, the Champions 2023 promises to be an exhilarating event. In this article, we will cover everything about Valorant Champions 2023, including the dates, schedule, format, teams, and more.

Valorant Champions 2023: Date and Schedule

Valorant Champions 2023 will kick off on August 6 and run until August 26. The tournament will be spread across two locations, with the early rounds taking place at the Shrine Auditorium and the later stages moving to the Kia Forum.

Valorant Champions 2023: Format

While Riot Games has yet to unveil the exact format, it is expected to follow a group stage followed by a double-elimination playoff bracket.

  • Group Stage: August 6 – August 13
  • Playoffs: August 16 – August 26

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Valorant Champions 2023: Teams and Players

Twelve of the 16 slots for Valorant Champions have already been secured by top teams from the EMEA, Americas, and Pacific leagues. The remaining slots will be determined through last-chance qualifier tournaments in each region. Here are the teams and players who have qualified for the event:

EMEA League

  • Team Liquid
  • Fnatic
  • FUT Esports
  • TBD (LCQ)
  • TBD (LCQ)

Americas League

  • LOUD
  • Evil Geniuses
  • NRG
  • TBD (LCQ)

Pacific League

  • DRX
  • Paper Rex
  • T1
  • TBD (LCQ)


  • Bilibili Gaming
  • TBD
  • TBD

The following are all the players confirmed for Valo Campions 2023 event:

Valorant Champions 2023 TeamsQualified Players
Evil Geniuses (Americas)jawgemo, Ethan, Boostio, C0M, Demon1
LOUD (Americas)Saadhak, aspas, Less, cauanzin, tuyz
NRG (Americas)s0m, FNS, crashies, Victor, ardiis
TBD (Americas)TBD
Fnatic (EMEA)Boaster, Derke, Alfajer, Leo, Chronicle
FUT Esports (EMEA)qw1, mojj, qRaxs, MrFaliN, ATA KAPTAN
Team Liquid (EMEA)Jamppi, nAts, Sayf, soulcas, Redgar
DRX (Pacific)stax, Rb, BuZz, MaKo, Foxy9
Paper Rex (Pacific)f0rsakeN, d4v41, Jinggg, something, mindfreak
T1 (Pacific)ban, Carpe, xeta, Munchkin, Sayaplayer
TBD (Pacific)TBD
Bilibili Gaming (China)Biank, rin, Knight, whzy, yosemite
TBD (China)TBD
TBD (China)TBD

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Valorant Champions 2023: Regional Last-Chance Qualifiers

To complete the lineup for Valorant Champions 2023, each region will host a last-chance qualifier tournament. These qualifiers will determine the final teams that will join the already qualified squads in Los Angeles. Here are the participating teams in the regional last-chance qualifiers:

Americas LCQ (15th to 23rd July)

  • Cloud9
  • Leviatan
  • FURIA Esports
  • Sentinels
  • 100 Thieves
  • MIBR
  • KRU Esports

EMEA LCQ (19th to 23rd July)

  • Natus Vincere
  • Giants
  • BBL Esports
  • Team Heretics
  • KOI
  • Karmine Corp

Pacific LCQ (starting on 18th July)

  • GEN.G
  • Team Secret
  • Global Esports
  • ZETA Division
  • Rex Regum Qeon
  • Talon Esports
  • DetonatioN FocusMe

China Qualifiers (already started)

The Chinese region has already begun its qualifiers, and the top three teams will secure their spots in Valorant Champions 2023 and the results will be announced on July 15th.

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Valorant Champions 2023: Tickets and Venue

Valorant Champions 2023 will be a live event with a passionate audience. General admission tickets went on sale on June 23, with a pre-sale for Ticketmaster’s verified fans.

The matches at the Shrine Auditorium will cost between $40 and $60, while the decisive stages at the Kia Forum will range from $40 to $240.

Fans can purchase tickets from: Shrine Auditorium matches and Kia Forum matches.

Well, Valorant Champions 2023 is set to be a thrilling and unforgettable event, bringing together the best Valorant teams from around the world. With fierce competition, high stakes, and a lively audience, the tournament promises to showcase the pinnacle of Valorant esports.

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As the teams battle it out on the international stage, Valorant fans eagerly await the crowning of the world champion. Get ready to witness the ultimate showdown in Los Angeles as Valorant Champions 2023 unfolds.

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