EMEA VALUABLE Champions Tour will level up in 2022.
The system will be adapted to the region as a whole, allowing all localized territories within the EMEA to thrive and maintain a healthy level of competition. According to Daniel Ringland, head of VALUABLE eSports at EMEA.
Four teams entered VALUABLE The 2021 champions will be invited back to participate in phase one of the VCT in 2022, and the next eight spots will be won through two open and closed qualifiers in each of the three territories. There will be four positions for the EU, two for Turkey and two for the CIS. Teams from MENA will also be able to compete in any of these qualifiers.
Teams will qualify for the second phase of the tour through the VCT promotion tournament, where the team wins out of eight teams. VALUABLE regional league in the first stage will compete to face the bottom two teams of the VCT group.
The top teams from Challengers across all regions will face off at two Master events in April and July, the LCQ will return in August, and the season will end in September with the champions, according to Riot.
“An important part of our plan is to grow VALUABLE esports is about making some important improvements to the Challengers,” said Whalen Rozelle, global head of esports operations at Riot explain. “Next year’s Challengers will adopt a new format designed to be more relevant for pros and more enjoyable for fans.”
“Each season of Challenger will begin with an open qualifier, leading to weeks of ‘tournament style’ competition between the best teams in the region,” he said. “It all culminates with a grand tournament to crown the winner.”
But while Challengers, Masters, and Champions are the “core” of next year’s VCT, Riot has other plans that involve creating more “competitive opportunities” for full-fledged pros. ambitious. By moving Champions to September, this opens the door to a new series of tournaments later in the year.
“Working with the best third-party league operators, we will create a list of events that will allow new and existing teams, as well as reused ones during the season, to test their skills,” Riot said.
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