The Valorant eSports world is always interesting and fans are eagerly waiting for VCT Stage 3. The first major LAN tournament since Valorant’s release, the Valorant Champions Tour Stage 2 Masters, had ended last month in Reykjavik, Iceland.
A lot has changed for many teams since the last year. After a series of multiple qualifiers and finals, here are teams who have qualified For VCT Stage 3 Challengers from Europe that is to be held in Berlin.
VCT Stage 3 Europe Qualifiers
VCT is Riot’s year-long global tournament. There are 3 main tiers of this tournament Challengers, Masters, and Champions. Stage 3 of the Challengers NA is just around the corner. This tournament will lead to September’s international VCT Stage 3 Masters tournament held in Berlin, Germany. The 8 teams to face off from Europe have already been selected, and here are the following:
1. Guild Esports
Guild Esports is a British esports organization currently hosting teams in Rocket League, Fortnite, FIFA, and VALORANT. They entered VALORANT by signing a team previously known as Bonk. The organization is co-owned by former British football player David Beckham. The team defeated FunPlus Phoenix by a 2-1 score to qualify for Challengers.
Acend is a European esports organization that entered VALORANT on March 10th, 2021. The team went on to compete again Team BDS to qualify flawlessly with a 2-0 score in 2 maps of Haven and Icebox.
3. Team Liquid:
Team Liquid is a professional esports organization founded in the Netherlands in 2000. Originally a Brood War clan, the team switched to StarCraft II during the SC2 Beta in 2010 and became one of the most successful foreign teams. The team beat Alliance with a 2-1 scoreline, both pulling a close fight.
4. G2 Esports:
G2 Esports is a Spanish professional esports organization currently located in Berlin, Germany, and founded in November 2013 by Carlos “ocelote” Rodriguez. The team faced off Fnatic at Bind and Haven and beating them with a 2-0 score.
Fnatic is a professional esports organization based in London, United Kingdom. On February 3, 2021, Fnatic entered VALORANT by signing SUMN FC. Fnatic won against Wave Esports with a score of 2-1 to climb up the Challengers ladder.
6. Rix.GG Thunder:
Rix.GG Thunder went up to Challengers by beating Alliance in a best-of-three tie to qualify for the Valorant Champions Tour Europe Stage 3 Challengers 1 Main Event. Rix.GG Thunder won by a 2-1 scoreline.
7. Team BDS:
Team BDS is a Swiss esports organization that fought its way to a flawless victory against Team Finest and secured its positions in the Valorant Champions Tour Europe Stage 3 Challengers 1 Main Event. They won by a 2-0 scoreline.
8. FunPlus Phoenix:
FunPlus Phoenix is an esports organization owned by Chinese game developer FunPlus. The team defeated FunPlus Phoenix by a 2-1 score to qualify for masters. They beat Team Vitality at Bind and Icebox and won with a 2-0 scoreline.