With Global Esports and Enigma Gaming rounding out the team list, the opening matchups of the Play-In and Group stages of VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers have been set.
The Play-In stage of VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers is set to kick off on Thursday, June 9, where eight teams are set to clash for four spots in the group stage.
Four days of action await us in the Play-In stage featuring household names like BOOM Esports and Bleed eSports, with the likes of Rex Regum Qeon and Ghetto Artist looking to make their name in their first-ever international outings.
|Group A||Group B|
|🇮🇩 BOOM Esports||🇸🇬 Bleed eSports|
|🇹🇭 Made in Thailand||🇵🇭 Rex Regum Qeon|
|🇻🇳 CERBERUS Esports||🇻🇳 Team Big BAAM|
|🇮🇳 Enigma Gaming||🇹🇼 Ghetto Artist|
Group A’s first matches will kick off the event at 11 AM SGT (UTC+8), with BOOM Esports locking horns against CERBERUS Esports first, before Bleed eSports and Ghetto Artist clash to wrap off the first day of play. The second day will start at the same time, with the first match pairing Rex Regum Qeon against Team Big BAAM, followed by MiTH vs. Enigma Gaming at 14:00.
The Play-In stage will be played in a GSL-style group stage. The top-two teams will progress to the double-elimination group stage, while the third and fourth-placed teams will be eliminated.
The full VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers Play-In schedule is the following (time in SGT / UTC+8):
📅 Thursday, June 9
|11:00||🇮🇩 BOOM Esports||🇻🇳 CERBERUS Esports|
|14:00||🇸🇬 Bleed eSports||🇹🇼 Ghetto Artist|
📅 Friday, June 10
|11:00||🇵🇭 Rex Regum Qeon||🇻🇳 Team Big BAAM|
|14:00||🇹🇭 MiTH||🇮🇳 Enigma Gaming|
📅 Saturday, June 11
|11:00||Group A winners’ match|
|14:00||Group B winners’ match|
|17:00||Group A elimination match|
|20:00||Group B elimination match|
📅 Sunday, June 12
|11:00||Group A decider match|
|14:00||Group B decider match|
Cover photo courtesy of Riot Games – VCT EMEA