Which team will earn the third and final spot for North America at VCT Champions?

The North American VCT last chance qualifier is just around the corner. With XSET and OpTic Gaming already on the plane to Istanbul, NA awaits its final representative for VCT Champs 2022. Esports.gg is here to bring you the ultimate guide to the VCT NA Last Chance Qualifier,with the up-to-date schedule, the tournament format, the prize pool and also how to watch.

For information on the teams competing in the LCQ, please check out our “Every team competing at the NA Last Chance Qualifier” article below.

What is the schedule for the NA Last Chance Qualifier?

The eight competing teams will be doing battle over nine days to determine the third seed for North America at VCT Champions. The tournament kicks off today, August 4th and will culminate on August 14th with the Grand Final. Here is the complete schedule for VCT NA Last Chance Qualifier.

RoundDateTeam 1Team 2
Upper QuarterfinalsAugust 4The GuardSentinels
Upper QuarterfinalsAugust 4FaZe ClanEvil Geniuses
Upper QuarterfinalsAugust 5NRG Esports100 Thieves
Upper QuarterfinalsAugust 5Shopify RebellionCloud9
Upper SemifinalsAugust 6TBDTBD
Lower Round 1August 6TBDTBD
Upper SemifinalsAugust 7TBDTBD
Lower Round 1August 7TBDTBD
Lower Round 2August 11TBDTBD
Lower Round 2August 11TBDTBD
Upper FinalAugust 12TBDTBD
Lower Round 3August 12TBDTBD
Lower FinalAugust 13TBDTBD
Grand FinalAugust 14TBDTBD

What is the format for the VCT NA Last Chance Qualifier?

VCT NA Last Chance Qualifier bracket.
Screenshot courtesy of liquidpedia

The format for the LCQ remains unchanged from the 2021 event. Eight teams will compete in a double-elimination bracket. Every series excluding the lower bracket and grand final will be a best-of-three. The two finals mentioned will both be best-of-fives.

What is the prize pool for the VCT NA Last Chance Qualifier?

The prize pool for the NA LCQ has not been made public. This article will be updated once the information becomes available. For the winner, they will earn the third and final seed for North America at VCT Champions 2022.

How can I watch the VCT NA Last Chance Qualifier?

VCT NA fans will be able to tune into the LCQ across multiple streaming platforms:

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Jordan "Marn" Marney is an esports journalist from across the pond. Marn specialises in telling stories about League of Legends and Call of Duty. Marn has been a passionate esports fan since 2014 and has written for publications Unikrn, Esports Network, ESTNN and The United Stand.