When Is The LCQ VALORANT 2022?
The Last Chance Qualifier (LQC) for the VALORANT Champions Tour 2022 is fast approaching. As a last-gasp saloon for a ticket to Champions - the second World Championships of competitive VALORANT - the VCT LCQ will offer six places for teams to qualify. Following on from Masters Copenhagen, which will see the top seeds for Champions secured, the LCQ VALORANT 2022 lineups will be settled too, leaving ten teams from each of the respective regions fighting for the final plane tickets. But, when is the LCQ VALORANT 2022?
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When is the LCQ VALORANT 2022?
Following the conclusion of Masters Copenhagen on July 24, teams will only get one or two weeks to prepare for the LCQ, which is squeezed in before Champions in September.
North America LCQ Dates
The eight teams have already been decided for the North American LCQ, given that OpTic Gaming won the Stage 1 Masters and XSET, who sit second in the Circuit Points, are the other team representing NA in Masters 2, meaning that they cannot be overtaken.
The North America LCQ VALORANT 2022 dates are August 7 - August 14.
EMEA LCQ Dates
With three EMEA representatives at Masters 2, one team will fall into the LCQ depending on the results. Guild Esports currently occupy 4th place in the Circuit Points, meaning they will have to outscore Fnatic or FunPlus Pheonix by reaching the semi-finals.
The EMEA LCQ VALORANT 2022 dates are August 7 - August 14.
South America LCQ Dates
Two positions will be available in the South America LCQ, meaning both finalists will be heading to Istanbul. With KRU Esports being deducted 75 points, they are now in the mix to lose their first-place position in the standings to Leviatán, should the latter win either of their Masters 2 Playoff games.
The South America LCQ VALORANT 2022 dates are August 6 - August 14.
East Asia LCQ Dates
For the first time since VALORANT esports began, a Chinese team can qualify for an international LAN, thanks to the LCQ. Both EDward Gaming and KONE have qualified for the East Asia LCQ, where they will bump heads against Korean and Japanese representatives.
The East Asia LCQ VALORANT 2022 dates are August 8 - August 14.
APAC LCQ Dates
As the earliest LCQ to kick off, fans will want to keep an eye out on the APAC qualifier, where a wide variety of teams can book an early ticket to Istanbul.
The APAC LCQ VALORANT 2022 dates are August 1 - August 7.
All LCQ VALORANT 2022 games will be wrapped up by August 14, with all six winners officially booked in for Champions.