2021 VCT Challengers 2 Stage 1 JP
2021 Valorant Champions Tour will feature three levels of competition namely Challengers, Masters, and Champions. Challengers will be focusing on regional competition and winners will be qualified for the Masters while Masters will feature top teams from each region facing off to fight for a spot at Champions and Valorant Champions will be a global competition where there will be a clash between the best teams around the world to be crowned as the Global Valorant Champion.
Open Qualifier: A Group Stage (4 groups of 7 teams) playing in a Round Robin format. The top 1 teams of each group will advance to the Main Event (Challengers 2). All matches are best-of-one.
Main Event: A Group Stage (2 groups of 4 teams) playing in a Round Robin format. The top 2 teams of each group advance to Masters, the bottom 2 teams of each group advance to Challengers 3. All matches are best-of-two.