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Valorant Champions 2022 - Start Date, Teams, Watch Live

Valorant Champions 2022 will be the second Valorant LAN event after VCT Masters Stage 2, and here is everything you need to know about it.
Valorant Champions 2022 - Start Date, Teams, Watch Live

After going through various stages of competitions, including VCT Challenges, VCT Masters, and LCQ, the top teams have qualified for the ultimate tournament of the year, i.e., Valorant Champions 2022. Various teams from different regions will fight against each other for the Champions title and a share of the prize pool.

Riot has revealed all the details for Valorant Champions 2022, including its duration, teams qualified, venue, and more. You can find everything about it below.

Valorant Champions 2022 Start Date and Venue

Valorant Champions 2022 will take place in Istanbul
Valorant Champions 2022 will take place in Istanbul. (Picture: Riot Games)

Valorant Champions 2022 will run from 31st August to 18th September, and just like the VCT Masters Stage 2, this event will be played in front of a live audience. 

"Our goal is to see our biggest international events played in front of a live audience and both of these cities provided clear pathways towards this goal, while also providing the best possible guarantee that all qualified teams will be able to safely attend and compete," Riot said while announcing the details of 2022 Valorant Champions and Masters Stage 2.

Valorant Champions 2022 Teams

Valorant Champions will feature 16 teams including ten teams from during the regular season and six teams through the Last Chance Qualifiers from different regions. 

Here is the list of all the teams qualified for Valorant Champions 2022:

EMEA - 3 Teams

  • FPX
  • Team Liquid

North America - 3 teams

  • Optic Gaming
  • XSET
  • 100Thieves

Brazil - 2 teams

  • LOUD
  • FURIA Esports
  • LATAM - 2 teams
  • Leviatán
  • KRÜ Esports

Korea - 1 team

  • DRX

Japan - 1 team


APAC - 3 teams

  • Paper Rex
  • BOOM Esports

East Asia - 1 team

  • EDward Gaming

How to watch the Valorant Champions 2022

Valorant Champions 2022 will be streamed live on the official Twitch and YouTube channels of Valorant.


In addition to this, you can also watch it together with your favorite streamers in watch parties; however, the list of eligible streamers for it has not been announced yet. 

For more on the game, please make sure to check our section dedicated to Valorant guides, news, tips, and more.

Featured image via Riot Games.