We are slowly coming to the end of VALORANT’s 2022 season for esports betting fans. After the regional leagues and two international Masters tournaments, teams will once again take the stage in some regions to qualify for the VALORANT Champions 2022 at the end of the year. EMEA is one of these regions. 8 teams will compete against each other for the last ticket in the VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier.
What is VALORANT Champions 2022?
VALORANT Champions is Riot Games’ world championship for VALORANT. It was introduced alongside the VCT and is held at the end of the VCT season. Teams earn various points from the tournaments they participate in throughout the year and try to qualify for VALORANT Champions.
What is VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier?
Unlike last year, VCT 2022 consists of two stages. The two EMEA teams with the highest Circuit Points during these stages qualified directly for the event at the end of the year. The final team to represent the EMEA region will be determined by the Last Chance Qualifier. As the name suggests, this is the last chance for teams to qualify for the biggest event of the year.
When is VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier?
The Last Chance Qualifier tournament will be played on August 7-14. Contrary to expectations, the tournament will be fully online.
Format of VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier
The format of the VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier is quite simple and familiar to VALORANT betting fans. Eight teams are paired against each other according to their seeds and positioned in the Double-Elimination Bracket. All matches except the Grand Final will be played best-of-three. The final will be played best-of-five.
Which teams are in VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier?
The tournament will feature the 8 teams with the most points in Stage 1 and Stage 2. These are as follows:
- G2 Esports
- M3 Champions
- BBL Esports
- Team Liquid
- Guild Esports
- Natus Vincere
- OG LDN UTD
The first matchups in VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier
- G2 Esports vs OG LDN UTD
- M3 Champions vs Acend
- Team Liquid vs BBL Esports
- Guild Esports vs Natus Vincere
Who is likely to win VCT 2022 EMEA Last Chance Qualifier?
Eight strong teams will give it their all for the last ticket to EMEA. Last year’s champion Acend, 2021 Masters Champions M3 Champions and Guild Esports seem to be the favorites. However, Team Liquid and G2 Esports, who have been playing at the top level for a long time, also have a good chance. The least likely teams are BBL Esports, OG and Natus Vincere.