- Nodwin Gaming’s Valorant Challengers South Asia Split 2 Playoffs, featuring six teams are set to kick off today (1 June).
- Orangutan Gaming, winners of Split 1 of the same event, have not lost a single match and became the table toppers to qualify for the playoffs.
- The winner of this tournament will be qualified for Valorant Challengers Ascension 2023: Pacific.
Valorant Challengers South Asia Split 2, organized by Nodwin Gaming and Riot Games have entered its playoffs stage which is set to begin today i.e., on 1 June 2023. Three teams from Group A and Group B have made it to the Playoff after competing in the Group Stage with 10 teams in total.
The Split 2 Group Stage had taken place after the completion of Split 1, which was won by Orangutan Gaming with pure domination. A total of 10 teams competed for a spot in the Playoffs and only 6 teams have made it with the remaining being eliminated from the tournament.
Orangutan Gaming has yet again proved their mettle by becoming the table toppers without losing a single match or round during the Group Stage. Let us know more about the teams that have qualified for Valorant Challengers South Asia Split 2 Playoffs.
Valorant Challengers South Asia Split 2 Playoffs
As mentioned above, three teams from both groups have qualified for the Split 2 Playoffs. The Group Stage has been a tough phase for teams like Velocity Gaming and Godlike Esports. Godlike Esports failed to qualify for playoffs in both events while Velocity Gaming did make it to the Playoffs in Split 1 without losing a match in the Group Stage but failed in Split 2.
Velocity Gaming had disbanded their Valorant roster after their poor performance in Valorant Challengers South Asia Split 2 Group Stage which lasted 20 days.
Here are all the six teams that have made it to the Playoffs:
- Orangutan Gaming
- Reckoning Esports
- Revenant Esports
- Aster Army
- True Rippers
- Gods Reign
Playoffs Format and Schedule
👑Enter the Kingdom of Gods Reign! In this exciting team feature video, dive into the journey of Gods Reign at OMEN VALORANT Challengers South Asia.
Playoffs Begin June 1st |⌚5PM IST |
— NODWIN Gaming (@NodwinGaming) May 30, 2023
The playoffs will be held in a double-elimination format. It implies that if a team loses a single match, they will be put in a lower bracket where they will have another chance to make it through. As per the format, Team Orangutan Gaming and Aster Army will be placed in the Upper-Brackket Semi-Finals as they topped their respective leaderboards.
True Rippers, Revenant Esports, Reckoning Esports and God’s Reign will compete in the first round (UB Quarter Finals). All of the matches will be best-of-three, with the exception of the grand final, which will be a best-of-five match.
The playoffs are scheduled to take place from 1 June 2023 to 10 June 2023. On 10 June 2023, the Best-of-five Grand Finals will take place. In 2023, the winning team will qualify for Valorant Challengers Ascension 2023: Pacific, a Riot-organized tournament, set to take place in Bangkok.
Nodwin Gaming has partnered with Omen by HP, Hyundai, Philips, and Loco for Split 2 of Valorant Challengers South Asia. The event will be broadcasted live on Nodwin Gaming’s Loco channel, starting at 5 PM IST.
Prize Pool Breakdown
The Split 2 Stage features a massive prize pool of $100,000 USD which is spread among teams as follows:
- 1st place: $35000 – TBD
- 2nd place: $18000 – TBD
- 3rd place: $12000 – TBD
- 4th place: $8000 – TBD
- 5th place: $6000 – TBD
- 6th place: $6000 – TBD
- 7th place: $4500 – Velocity Gaming
- 8th place: $4500 – Godlike Esports
- 9th place: $3000 – Medal Esports
- 10th place: $3000 – MLT Esports