The playoff bracket for the Skyesports SEA Championship has been set, with two teams each from India and Southeast Asia making their way to the semi-finals.
INDIA – Four teams, hailing from India and Southeast Asia, will compete at the Skyesports SEA Championship, with a total of US$22,500 on the line for the grand finalists. The tournament is presented by AMD and powered by Ampverse.
After an intense qualifier stage, four teams have made it to the playoffs, which is set to take place from November 23-25. The action starts tomorrow with a best-of-three double-elimination bracket running, after which the top two teams will battle it out in a best-of-five grand final series on Friday.
The four teams had to make their way through separate qualifiers for SEA and India to make it to the Skyesports SEA Championship Playoffs. They are as follows:
- 🇮🇳 GodSquad (Global Esports)
- 🇮🇳 Velocity Gaming
- 🇹🇭 Made in Thailand
- 🇸🇬 Bleed Esports
The first set of matches will be played starting at 4:00 PM SGT, with MiTH versus Velocity Gaming kicking off the action and Bleed Esports taking on GodSquad to finish off the day.
To ensure an even playing field between the Southeast Asian and Indian teams, Skyesports has flown the two Indian teams out to Bangkok, Thailand, to compete in the Skyesports SEA Championship Playoffs. They will be playing from a fully-equipped bootcamp. Bleed Esports and MITH, on the other hand, will play remotely.
Fans can catch the high-octane action on Skyesports’ YouTube and Twitch channels in English, Hindi, and Thai. Skyesports will also be hosting the Skyesports SEA Championship Afterparty in Bangkok after the event with Velocity Gaming, GodSquad, and MITH. Besides this, top Ampverse creators along with popular VALORANT personalities from India will be in attendance.
Commenting on the Skyesports SEA Championship – VALORANT, Shiva Nandy, the founder and CEO of Skyesports, said, “Our decision to fly Indian teams out to Thailand to eliminate ping differences is true to our commitment to ensure top-notch and fair action for fans to enjoy. Teams from both regions will benefit immensely from the international exposure. The Afterparty is an added glamor to this event offering a unique intersection of SEA and South Asian gaming stars as we look to host more cross-regional tournaments in the future.”
Ashish Gupta, the Marketing Lead for India & South Asia at Riot Games, said, “As we head into the OFF//SEASON, we expect to see lots of exciting new content and experimental formats as tournament organizers take the reins and provide opportunities for new teams and stars to emerge. We are excited for the teams from South Asia and Southeast Asia to face off against one another in the Skyesports SEA Championship. Fans will have an opportunity to spectate intense VALORANT games before the start of the VCT Pacific League in 2023.”
Cover photo courtesy of Skyesports