VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1: Teams, Schedule, Format and More

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VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1: Teams, Schedule, Format and More

Check out the teams, schedule, format and viewer’s guide for VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1.


As the Kickoff tournaments and Masters Madrid have concluded, we will finally witness this year’s EMEA League.

Starting on April 3, this will be the first stage of the split, where the top three squads will secure spots in Masters Shanghai. Stage 2 will take place in June, where teams will fight for their spots at Champions 2024.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2024 EMEA League, including an updated schedule of all the matches.

VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1 Stream – How to Watch

You can tune into the EMEA League through the following official streams:

  • https://www.twitch.tv/valorant_EMEA
  • https://www.youtube.com/@VALORANTEsportsEMEA

VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1 – List of Teams

All ten teams from the 2023 season will reappear, with one newcomer from EMEA Ascension.

Group Alpha will feature five teams, and there will be six squads in Group Omega. Here are all the teams:

Group Alpha

  • Karmine Corp
  • Fnatic
  • Team Vitality
  • Team Liquid
  • BBL Esports

Group Omega

  • Team Heretics
  • Natus Vincere
  • Movistar KOI
  • FUT Esports
  • Gentle Mates
  • GIANTX

VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1 – Prize

The top three teams from the event will qualify for Masters Shanghai, with the winner securing 3 EMEA Points to help with the Champions 2024 qualification.

  • 1st – Masters Shanghai Qualification (+3 EMEA Points)
  • 2nd – Masters Shanghai Qualification
  • 3rd – Masters Shanghai Qualification

VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1 – Format

Last year, we saw ten teams going against each other in a round-robin Regular Season. This time, five teams from Group Alpha and six from Group Omega will only meet the squads from the other group.

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Group Stage / Regular Season

There will be two round-robin groups to start the Regular Season. Each team from Group Alpha will face each Group Omega team.

The winner of each group will secure the Upper Bracket Semifinals in the Playoffs, while the 2nd and 3rd teams will go into the Playoffs Knockout Round.

All matches of the Regular Season will be Best of 3 (Bo3).

Playoffs

The Playoffs will start off with a Knockout Round, where four teams (2nd and 3rd place holders from the Group Stage) will fight in a single-elimination bracket. Winners will move forward to the Upper Bracket Semifinals, entering the double-elimination bracket of the Playoffs.

The Lower Bracket Final and Grand Final matches will be Best of 5 (Bo5). The rest of the games will be Bo3.

VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1 – Schedule

Stage 1 of the EMEA Split will feature five weeks of Regular Season/Group Stage matches. The games will be held from Wednesday to Friday every week, and each day will feature two Bo3s.

Regular Season

Day 1, Wednesday, April 3

  • Karmine Corp vs GIANTX – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • KOI vs Team Liquid – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 2, Thursday, April 4

  • Team Vitality vs Natus Vincere – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Fnatic vs Team Heretics – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 3, Friday, April 5

  • Team Liquid vs FUT Esports – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • BBL Esports vs Gentle Mates – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 4, Wednesday, April 10

  • Karmine Corp 1 – 2 FUT Esports – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Team Vitality 2 – 1 Team Heretics – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 5, Thursday, April 11

  • Team Liquid 1 – 2 Natus Vincere – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • BBL Esports 2 – 0 KOI – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET
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Day 6, Friday, April 12

  • Fnatic 2 – 1 GIANTX – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Karmine Corp 2 – 0 Gentle Mates – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 7, Wednesday, April 17

  • Gentle Mates vs Fnatic – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Karmine Corp vs Natus Vincere – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 8, Thursday, April 18

  • BBL Esports vs Team Heretics – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Team Vitality vs FUT Esports – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 9, Friday, April 19

  • Team Liquid vs GIANTX – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Fnatic vs KOI – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 10, Wednesday, April 24

  • Team Liquid vs Team Heretics – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Team Vitality vs Gentle Mates – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 11, Thursday, April 25

  • Fnatic vs FUT Esports – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • BBL Esports vs Natus Vincere – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 12, Friday, April 26

  • Team Vitality vs GIANTX – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Karmine Corp vs KOI – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 13, Wednesday, May 1

  • BBL Esports vs GIANTX – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Karmine Corp vs Team Heretics – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 14, Thursday, May 2

  • Team Vitality vs KOI – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • Natus Vincere vs Fnatic – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

Day 15, Friday, May 3

  • Team Liquid vs Gentle Mates – 08:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 17:00 CET
  • BBL Esports vs FUT Esports – 10:00 PT / 13:00 ET / 18:00 CET

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VCT 2024 EMEA Stage 1: Teams, Schedule, Format and More
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