April 13, 2021

VCT Stage 2 Challengers 1 North America recap

This weekend saw the end of VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Stage 2 Challengers 1 NA, a big esports tournament to determine who plays in the next event, ended with 100 Thieves beating XSET Gaming. Congratulations @100Thieves, our #VCTChallengersNA Stage 2 Week 1 Champions! 🏆 @Asunaa 🏆 @nitr0 🏆 @Hiko 🏆 @JoshNissan 🏆 @ethanarnold pic.twitter.com/FXCGX33YbG — […]

March 23, 2021

Riot Games fines 100 Thieves and FrosT

The Riot Games North America VALORANT esports team announced a competitive ruling today that fines 100 Thieves and puts Head Coach Hector “FrosT” Rosario on probation after a dispute about server ping. A competitive ruling has been made on 100 Thieves. Read more: https://t.co/jDO9Q1OCte — VALORANT Champions Tour NA (@valesports_na) March 23, 2021 100 Thieves […]

March 22, 2021

VALORANT Sentinels sweep to win VCT Masters NA

VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Masters Stage 1, the biggest VALORANT esports tournament in North America so far, ended yesterday with a dominating victory for Sentinels in the grand finals against FaZe Clan. Congratulations to @Sentinels on becoming the 2021 #VCTMastersNA champions! 🏆 @ShahZaMk 🏆 @SicK_cs 🏆 @zombs 🏆 @daprcs 🏆 @TenZOfficial pic.twitter.com/1ZykvJlEHN — VALORANT Champions […]

March 9, 2021

VCT Masters Primer and Challengers Recap

VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) finally sees its first Masters tournament this week after weeks of exciting esports matches, including this weekend’s results in Challengers. Equivalent to a major in CS:GO or Call of Duty, VCT Masters pits the best teams from Challengers against each other. And after FaZe Clan dominated VALORANT esports this weekend, the […]

March 1, 2021

Riot Games announces MSI 2021 and VCT Masters

Riot Games broke the ice surrounding the surfacing leaks towards a possible LAN event and announced two esports tournaments for League of Legends and VALORANT, Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) 2021 and VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Stage 2 Masters respectively. Both held in Reykjavík, Iceland at the Laugardalshöll indoor sporting arena, these events kick off in May. […]

February 24, 2021

VCT Game Changers grows inclusivity in esports

Efforts to grow inclusivity in esports and gaming continue as VALORANT Champions Tour announces VCT Game Changers, a program creating exposure for women and other genders. Introducing #VCTGameChangers: a new program creating new opportunities and exposure for women and other marginalized genders within VALORANT esports. pic.twitter.com/oFhV6Ba2a9 — VALORANT Champions Tour (@ValorantEsports) February 23, 2021 VCT […]

February 8, 2021

Sentinels win first VCT Challengers Closed Qualifiers

This weekend saw the end of North America’s esports run for the first VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Challengers as Sentinels won the closed qualifiers. And that's a wrap! Congratulations to 🏆 @Sentinels for coming out on top in our first #VALORANTChallengers Closed Qualifiers! GGs to all the teams that competed. We're so excited about the […]

January 19, 2021

Nerd Street Gamers starts 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour

Today, Nerd Street Gamers announced it will handle the first stage Challengers and Masters esports events of the 2021 VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT). Selected as the official operator and producer, the company will lead everything from registrations to orchestrating upcoming events. Leading the competitive run, Nerd Street Gamers will be operating from January to March. […]

November 24, 2020

VALORANT Champions Tour, global esports in 2021

Riot Games goes global as it unveils a new VALORANT tournament series in 2021, VALORANT Champions Tour. VCT will commence around January and end in December 2021. Available worldwide, the tournament series features competitions in every major region. This competitive series aims to provide accessibility and opportunity to all who seek to make their mark. […]