April 22, 2021

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WePlay! Valorant Invitational

WePlay! VALORANT Invitational announced

WePlay! and Riot Games have announced a new event in the Valorant Ignition Series: an invitational tournament with 8 teams competing for a $50,000 prize pool.

The current lineup looks like this:

  • fish123
  • forZe
  • G2 Esports
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • Prodigy
  • PartyParrots

Two teams will have to fight their way through the Open Qualifiers to earn a spot each in the invitational. The Open Qualifier will take place on 13th and 14th from July, featuring two single-elimination brackets. 128 teams will take each other on in Best-of-1 matches, while the final series in each qualifier will be a Best-of-3 affair.

The main event will see all eight teams compete in a swiss bracket Group Stage that will run between 15th and 17th July. Four teams will advance to the Playoffs, with the Group Stage winners seeded into a single-elimination bracket. The Semifinals will follow on 18th July, leaving 19th July for the grand finale.

You can sign up for the Open Qualifiers via the WePlay! website.