Eight best teams from APAC will compete in the VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers Playoffs for two spots at VCT Masters 2 Copenhagen, where teams like Fnatic and Guild Esports await.
The team list for the VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers Playoffs is now complete following the conclusion of the group stage yesterday, which saw BOOM Esports and Team Secret secure the last two playoff spots.
The Indonesian and Filipino teamsside will join the other six teams in a double-elimination, best-of-three bracket tournament that will run between June 23 and 26. The winner of VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers will earn US$30,000 and a ticket to VCT Masters 2 Copenhagen alongside the tournament’s runner-up, where teams like Fnatic and Guild Esports await.
You can find the full list of teams below:
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Indonesia’s #1 seed ONIC G were the first to be included, followed by XERXIA Esports, Paper Rex, and Bleed eSports, with Griffin E-Sports, Alter Ego, BOOM Esports, and Team Secret remaining as the last four to make the cut in the decider round. ONIC G, Alter Ego, Griffin E-Sports, and Team Secret will make their first top eight appearances this year.
The 2022 VCT Masters Copenhagen will take place from July 10-24, with two teams representing APAC and one team each representing Japan and Korea. It will be the second Masters event to be held this year after the first stop in Reykjavik, Iceland, where North American side OpTic Gaming came out victorious.
The opening matchups for the VCT APAC Stage 2 Challengers Playoffs are as follows:
📅 Thusday, June 23
|11:00||🇸🇬 Paper Rex||🇮🇩 Alter Ego|
|14:00||🇸🇬 Bleed eSports||🇹🇼 Griffin E-Sports|
|17:00||🇮🇩 ONIC G||🇮🇩 BOOM Esports|
|20:00||🇹🇭 XERXIA Esports||🇵🇭 Team Secret|
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