Valorant Champions Tour is a global season-long esports competition for 2021
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The professional Valorant esports scene is about to get a lot more structured. Today, developer Riot Games announced its plans for competitive Valorant in 2021, and it includes a new global tournament series that will see teams play in regional competitions before making their way up to play the best in the world. Riot calls it the Valorant Champions Tour.
While no specific competitions or dates have been announced yet, the competition is divided into three tiers. There are regional âchallengersâ events, and the best teams from these will move on to three different âmastersâ competitions, which will serve as the qualifying round for the final global championship event where 16 teams will compete. Riot says tournaments will take place in…