18 Nov 2021 4:04 PM +00:00 UTC

VALORANT Champions: 4 Groups and Tournament Schedule Revealed

The first-ever VALORANT Champions is right around the corner. The biggest VALORANT tournament of the year will take place in Berlin, Germany this December, where 16 of the world's best teams will be competing for the championship title and prize money. This will be the final event of the 2021 VCT season, and it's the event all teams have been working towards throughout the year.

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The VALORANT Champions features 16 of the best VALORANT teams from North America, Latin America, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

The LAN esports event will take place from December 1 to 12; and now, Riot Games have done the random drawing to set the stage for the 16 teams.

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Here are the groups for the 2021 VALORANT Champions:

  • A: Ascent, Envy, Vivo Keid, X10
  • B: Sentinels, KRU, Team Liquid, FURIA
  • C: Gambit, Vikings, Secret, Crazy Raccoon
  • D: Fnatic, Vision Strikers, Full Sense, Cloud 9
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Group B and D look so stacked with Sentinels and Team Liquid in the same group; and Vision Strikes and Cloud 9 in the Group 3. It would be interesting to see which teams from Group C will make it to the Top 8.

It format of the tournament is the same as the format in VALORANT Masters Berlin, where four teams from each of the four groups compete, and the top two teams from each group make it to the top 8 bracket.

The schedule for the VALORANT Championship 2021 has also been revealed, giving us an early look at the first matches:

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VALORANT Championship schedule
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Credit: Riot Games
VALORANT Championship schedule

As you can see, quarterfinals will begin on December 8; semifinals take place on Saturday, Dec. 11, and the grand finals will be on Sunday, Dec. 12.