VCT 2023 Masters Tokyo is Valorant’s First Major Tournament in Asia

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VCT 2023 Masters Tokyo is Valorant’s First Major Tournament in Asia

Japan will be the first Asian country to hold a Valorant major tournament as VCT Masters is announced to take place in Tokyo, starting June 11. The two-week-long competition will see the participation of twelve teams from different parts of the world.

According to Riot Games, most of the Masters Tokyo games will be organized at the Tipstar Dome Chiba venue, formerly known as Chiba JPF Dome. At the later stage of the event, one of the largest convention centers in Japan called Makuhari Messe will host the Lower and Grand Finals.

Teams in VCT 2023 Masters Tokyo

While we are yet to see which teams will qualify for the 2023 Masters Tokyo, we know that the upcoming VCT Leagues in the Americas, Pacific and EMEA will provide us with the top three teams from each region, guaranteeing them a spot at the Masters. Moreover, Fnatic's recent win at LOCK//IN will grant EMEA an extra spot at masters. Lastly, two teams from China will partake in this international event.

In short, the 2023 Masters Tokyo will have teams from the following regions:


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Compared to multiple Masters events in recent years, the 2023 Masters Tokyo will be the only international event of high caliber this year before the Champions. As the event progresses from June 11 to June 25, we expect to see a group stage preceding a double-elimination bracket. 

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