The final stage of the 2022 VALORANT Champions Tour is upon us. For just the second time ever, 16 teams will meet to determine a world champions at VCT Champions 2022, this time live in Istanbul, Turkey.
Last year, it was a superstar Jett player from Turkey that led his team to a world championship, when cNed propelled Acend to becoming the first ever world champions of VALORANT. This year, 16 teams will meet to determine a new champion, months before the entire scene shifts to a Riot partnership model in 2023.
Here’s how all 16 teams qualify:
- Top two teams in VCT circuit points from North America
- Top two teams from EMEA
- Top two teams from APAC
- Top team from Brazil
- Top team from Latin America
- Top team from Korea
- Top team from Japan
- Two teams from the South American Last Chance Qualifier
- One team from the NA LCQ
- One team from the EMEA LCQ
- One team from the East Asia LCQ
- One team from the APAC LCQ
The impressive performances of a handful of teams have already been noticed; six different teams officially qualified for Champions before VCT Masters Copenhagen even began.
Here are all 16 of the VCT Champions 2022 teams.