The biggest annual event for VALORANT, Champions 2022, is approaching; at the conclusion of the tournament, the best VALORANT team of the year will be named. The three-week battle, which will feature 16 teams vying to be the best of the best for VALORANT in 2022, is the culmination of two Masters, numerous LCQs, blood, sweat, and tears.
Teams playing at 2022’s VCT Champions
The teams listed below will compete in Istanbul for Champions 2022, according to Riot’s list are as follows.
For North American teams participating
- OpTic Gaming
- 100 Thieves
Europe, Middle East, and Africa teams participating
- FunPlus Phoenix
- Team Liquid
Brazil and the rest of South America teams participating
- Leviatán Esports
- KRÜ Esports
- FURIA Esports
Asia Pacific teams participating
- Paper Rex
- BOOM Esports
And for Korea, Japan, and the rest of East Asia teams participating
- ZETA DIVISION
- EDward Gaming
To decide which teams advance to the Playoffs, the sixteen teams will be divided into four groups.
League Mechanics and Format
The format for Champions will be as follows:
- Group Stage
- Four (4) groups of four
- Double elimination format
- All matches – best of three matches
Top two (2) teams from each group advance to Playoffs
- Eight (8) teams in a double elimination bracket.
- All matches other than Finals are best of three matches.
- Lower Bracket Finals and Grand Finals are best of five matches.