One of the most important Valorant tournaments has concluded. The Stage 3 Challengers 2 event has determined which teams will make it to the Challengers Playoffs. For some, it'll be their last chance to catch the playoffs hype train, which leads directly to the qualification for the Masters Berlin Valorant Champions. Here's what happened in NA and Europe this past weekend in the VCT 3 Challengers 2.
Valorant Quick Scope Summary:
- TSM steal a quick 3-1 win against FaZe in the NA Challengers 2 Final
- Team Liquid win EU Challengers 2 Final by also going 3-1 over Giants Gaming
- Version1 was eliminated in straight sets and Fnatic was also eliminated for Berlin
- TSM and GenG play the world’s longest Valorant match!
The race to Valorant Champions is reportedly set to be held in Los Angeles in December, and the VCT Stage 3 Challengers 2 playoffs are now also set. In North America and Europe, that race is cutthroat and teams are at the point of kill or be killed. TSM faced off against FaZe and Liquid in NA and Liquid went up against Giants Gaming. Both NA and EU have now set the stage for the VCT Stage 3 2021 Challengers 2 playoffs.
When do the VCT Stage 3 2021 Challengers 2 Playoffs Take Place in NA and Europe?
VCT Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs NA
- Dates: August 11 to 15
- Teams: 100 Thieves, XSET, Sentinels, Envy, TSM, Luminosity, FaZe Clan, Rise
- Top three teams qualify for Masters Berlin
VCT Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs Europe
- Dates: August 11 to 15
Teams: Europe (6), Turkey (3), CIS (3)
- Europe: Guild Esports, Acend, FunPlus Phoenix, G2 Esports, Giants Gaming, Team Liquid
- Turkey: Oxygen Esports, SuperMassive Blaze, Fire Flux Esports
- CIS: Gambit Esports, No Pressure, forZe
- Top four teams qualify for Masters Berlin
World's Longest Competitive Valorant Match between TSM and GenG
TSM had to win to avoid being eliminated, as they dropped the first match versus GenG. The first match went to Gen.G on Bind with a simple 13-10. When both teams played on Split, the scoreboard in this match popped off. TSM managed to win this insane match 23-21, breaking the record for the longest game in competitive Valorant on the VCT to date. The match point went to Icebox, with TSM then taking the match 13-10. GenG put on a great show, but has sadly been eliminated from the VCT Challengers 3.
The Berlin Masters take place on September 9 to 19 and here we will see which teams make it to the World Championship at the end of this year.