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SCS 2022 - South Asia Qualifiers for VCT Stage 2 APAC Challenger announced

Skyesports Champions Series 2022 has been announced in collaboration with Riot Games, where the top teams will compete to book their ticket to the VCT Stage 2 APAC Challenger.
SCS 2022 - South Asia Qualifiers for VCT Stage 2 APAC Challenger announced
In partnership with Riot Games, Skyesports has announced the much-awaited Skyesports Champions Series 2022, in which Valorant teams from the South Asian region will compete against each other for the trophy and a share of the $30,000 prize pool.

In addition to this, the top teams will also book their tickets to the VCT Stage 2 APAC Challenger. Skyesports has announced the complete details of the event, including its registrations, format, schedule, etc., and you can find everything below.

SCS 2022 start date and registrations

Register for SCS 2022 and get a chance to represent South Asia in VCT Masters.
Register for SCS 2022 and get a chance to represent South Asia in VCT Masters. (Picture: Skyesports)

The first stage of SCS 2022, i.e., the open qualifiers, will begin on May 9, and its registrations are open till May 7 for all the eligible Valorant teams in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Bangladesh.

You can register yourself on the official website of SCS and make sure to apply as soon as possible, and get a chance to showcase your talent to the world. 

Here's what Shiva Nandy, the CEO, and Founder of Skyesports, said about the tournament, “We are thrilled to be a part of VALORANT’s tremendous growth in South Asia and are beyond excited to be providing a path to the teams into the VCT APAC Challenger Stage 2."

"The Skyesports Champions Series will set a new benchmark for VALORANT esports in South Asia with top-notch production and live streams in several regional languages.”

SCS 2022 schedule and format

Top 2 teams from SCS 2022 will qualify for VCT Stage 2 SA Challengers.
Top 2 teams from SCS 2022 will qualify for VCT Stage 2 SA Challengers. (Picture: Skyesports)

Skyesports Champions Series 2022 will take place in three phases. Phase 1 will be the open qualifiers in which all the registered teams will battle against each other for a slot in Phase 2 of the event, i.e., the Group Stage. 

These qualifiers will be held separately for India and the rest of the South Asia region. The Indian open qualifiers will run till May 15, while the rest of the South Asia qualifiers will last till May 16.

In Group Stage, the top two teams from each qualifier will go against the top 8 seeded teams from Stage 1 SA Challengers in a Single Round Robin format. The group stage will run from May 19 to 24, and you can find the list of qualified teams below.

  • Velocity Gaming
  • Global Esports
  • Enigma Gaming
  • Team Exploit
  • God Particles
  • Exceeli Esports
  • Khumbu Esports
  • Union Gaming

The squads will be divided into two groups, and the top 3 teams from each group will qualify for the playoffs, which will be a LAN event and will take place from May 31 to June 4.

Top 8 seeded teams from Stage 1 SA challengers have already qualified for the playoffs.
Top 8 seeded teams from Stage 1 SA challengers have already qualified for the playoffs. (Picture: Skyesports)

The top 6 teams will go through a double-elimination format in the playoffs, and the top 2 teams will be the finalists; they will also qualify for VCT Stage 2 APAC Challenger.

The tournament's Grand Final will be played on June 5 in Chennai, India, where the champions will be crowned after a best of five-game. 

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Featured image via Riot Games.