Everything you need to know about Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022
Esports.gg has the rundown of the Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022 prior to the tournament kicking off on November 15.
The 2022 Valorant Champions Tour continues with its Game Changers circuit. Eight of the best teams in the GC scene will head to Berlin, Germany for the first championship tournament of its kind. The Valorant Game Changers Championship is the culmination of years of hard work. The teams have cemented their spot at the top of the esport and will finally compete in a global LAN where only one will earn the right to hoist the trophy as the best Game Changers team in the world.
Read on for everything you need to know about Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022, such as the teams, format, schedule and more.
All teams competing at Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022
The tournament will have six regions represented through its eight teams. The teams and the regions they represent are as follows:
- Cloud9 White (NA)
- Shopify Rebellion (NA)
- Guild X (EMEA)
- G2 Gozen (EMEA)
- Team Liquid (Brazil)
- KRÜ Esports (LATAM)
- FENNEL HOTELAVA (East Asia)
- X10 Sapphire (APAC)
The Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022 has already had its format revealed. The eight teams have been seeded and will battle in a traditional double-elimination tournament. Four upper bracket matches will start the event. The losers fall to the lower bracket where they will hope to make a run to the Lower Final contest and then onto the Grand Final, facing elimination with only one more loss.
All matches will take place as a best-of-three series. This means the first to win two maps will be victorious and move ahead in the tournament. The Grand Final, however, will be a best-of-five series with the first team to win three maps becoming the inaugural Game Changers champions.
Valorant Game Changers Championship location, schedule and how to watch
The event will kick off at 6 AM PST on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Multiple games will take place each day aside from the last day's Grand Final series. Here is each day of the tournament and when it starts, per the Valorant Esports website:
- Tuesday, Nov. 15 - 15:00 CET // 6:00 AM PST
- Wednesday, Nov. 16 - 15:00 CET // 6:00 AM PST
- Thursday, Nov. 17 - 17:00 CET // 8:00 AM PST
- Friday, Nov. 18 - 15:00 CET // 6:00 AM PST
- Saturday, Nov. 19 - 17:00 CET // 8:00 AM PST
- Sunday, Nov. 20 - 17:00 CET // 8:00 AM PST
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday will consist of three matches a piece. Thursday and Saturday will have two matches, with the latter delivering the Lower Semifinals and Lower Finals. Lastly, Sunday will bring the tournament home with the Grand Final.
It will all take place offline in Berlin, Germany at the LEC Studio. Spectators will be in attendance to cheer on their favorites, jeer rival teams and watch as it all unfolds. There will multiple channels covering Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022 if you weren't able to secure tickets. They can be viewed on Twitch, covering a large number of languages. There will also be English and Turkish streams on YouTube.
Those watching from home can obtain drops on either Twitch or YouTube by linking their Riot Games account to their account on their respective viewing platform. Watching Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022 on a drop-enabled channel will give them the opportunity to earn in-game rewards.
A Game Changer title will be gifted to those who watch a live game any time between November 15 and November 19. Then a 2022 Game Changers Championship player card will be rewarded to viewers who tune in to the Grand Final match on November 2022.
Stay tuned to Esports.gg for more Valorant coverage, including live results when the Valorant Game Changers Championship 2022 begins.