All eight names taking part in the third edition of the VCT Game Changers APAC Open circuit have been determined.
The team count for the VCT Game Changers APAC Open 3 Playoffs reached its eight-team capacity on Sunday. Much like the previous edition, regular standouts such as Alter Ego Celeste, Team SMG, and Bren Esports Victress successfully navigated their way through the open brackets without dropping a single map.
FUMA Ladies will return after their early exit from last month in VCT Game Changers APAC Open 2 at the 9-16th place. At the same time, BIGG SCYTHE will make their first appearance in the top eight of a VCT Game Changers tournament this year with the addition of Dhammamitta “margeaux” Marvella and Aulia “Aphrolyn” Putri to the roster. Rounding out the team list in the US$5,000 event will be X10 CRIT, Aresta, and Orangutan.
The complete team list for VCT Game Changers APAC Open 3 looks as follows:
|🇹🇭 X10 CRIT Female||🇸🇬 Team SMG|
|🇹🇭 Aresta||🇵🇭 Bren Esports Victress|
|🇮🇩 Alter Ego Celeste||🇵🇭 FUMA Ladies|
|🌏 Orangutan||🇮🇩 BIG SCYTHE|
The final phase of the competition will be a double-elimination best-of-three bracket that will play out in its entirety this week from May 5 and crown a champion on Sunday, May 8, with a best-of-five grand final starting at 3:00 PM SGT (UTC+8).
A total of US$1,500 and 20 VCT Game Changers APAC circuit points are reserved for the winner, with the current circuit leader being Alter Ego Celeste (48 points), followed closely by Bren Esports Victress (40 points) and X10 CRIT Female (98 points).
Below you can find the quarter-final matchups and schedule (time in SGT):
|May 5, 19:00||🌏 Orangutan||🇸🇬 Team SMG|
|May 5, 19:00||🇵🇭 Bren Esports Victress||🇹🇭 Aresta|
|May 5, 21:30||🇮🇩 BIG SCYTHE||🇮🇩 Alter Ego Celeste|
|May 5, 21:30||🇵🇭 FUMA Ladies||🇹🇭 X10 CRIT Female|
Cover photo courtesy of VALORANT Champions Tour/Riot Games