Valorant's esports scene is slowly growing, with established esports organisations announcing their Valorant rosters. The tournament scene is becoming more serious, with bigger production houses slowly joining in.
This July we will have a couple of big Valorant tournaments, and amongst them, one of the biggest is Valorant Pulse Invitational.
What is Valorant Pulse Invitational?
Valorant Pulse Invitational is a charity Valorant tournament, organized by Northern Arena, Pulse Esports Gaming Arena, and THESPIKE.GG.
- Northern Arena is an established Canadian esports production house, behind some of the biggest esports events in Canada.
- Pulse Esports Gaming Arena is an esports venue in New York, designed completely to support esports events and professional broadcasting.
- TheSpike.gg is a Valorant-dedicated website, with all the latest news, statistics, Team Rankings and more about Valorant.
Valorant Pulse Invitational cooperates with United Way of New York to support current issues and struggles in the world caused by COVID-19 outbreak, and social issues like racism and inequality.
Don't forget you can watch the tournament live via GINX UK and GINX Canada.
Valorant Pulse Invitational Schedule
The event will be held on 10th-12th July 2020
On 10th July the Valorant Pulse Invitational will kick off with Group Stage matches. The matches kick off at 18:00 EST, which is 11th July at 01:00 UK time.
The playoffs will be played entirely on 12th July, with starting time yet to be announced.
Valorant Pulse Invitational will have two stages, a group stage and then playoffs.
- Four groups with four teams in each group
- Round Robin format with best-of-one matches
- The top two teams from each group advance to the playoffs.
The Valorant Pulse Invitational groups (Picture: Pulse Esports Arena)
- Eight-team double-elimination bracket
- All matches are best-of-three
The Valorant Pulse Invitational will have a $10,000 prize pool.
- 1st Place - $5,000
- 2nd Place - $3,000
- 3rd Place - $2,000
Valorant Pulse Invitational is an invitational tournament, with 16 of the top Valorant teams invited for "an epic online tournament."
📢The Final 2 teams have answered THE CALL to join the #PULSEInvitational tournament— Pulse Esports Arena (@pulse_arena) July 7, 2020
Please Welcome: @TeamSpectral@Way2French
United Way of NYC stands ready to continue the fight for racial equity and justice. We invite you to join us pic.twitter.com/FwgVAbjpGq
The 16 invited teams are:
- Team SoloMid (TSM)
- Charlotte Phoenix
- Gen.G Esports
- Oxygen Supremacy
- Echo 8
- T1 Academy
- Team Spectral
- Way 2 French
- Together we are terrific
Valorant Pulse Invitational: How to watch
There are two ways you can watch Valorant Pulse Invitational.
You can watch live via GINX UK and GINX Canada.
Or, you can watch on Pulse Esports Gaming Arena Twitch Channel.