Skyesports has partnered with Riot Games to bring the Skyesports SEA Championship – VALORANT, an official VCT OFF//SEASON event, with a total prize pool of $30,000. After an intense qualifier stage, four teams have made it to the Playoffs, which is set to take place from 23November to 25November. With four of the best teams from India and Southeast Asia competing for the title, the event is set to be a spectacle like no other. 

The Skyesports SEA Championships is presented by global semiconductor brand AMD. Gaming and esports brand Ampverse is powering the event. 

The four teams had to make their way through separate qualifiers for SEA and India to make it to the Skyesports SEA Championship Playoffs. They are as follows. 

  • GodSquad (Global Esports) – India 
  • Velocity Gaming – India 
  • Made in Thailand (MITH) – SEA 
  • Bleed Esports – SEA 

To ensure an even playing field between the SEA and Indian teams, Skyesports will be flying the two Indian teams out to Bangkok, Thailand to compete in the Skyesports SEA Championship Playoffs. They will be playing from a fully-equipped bootcamp. Bleed Esports and MITH, on the other hand, will play remotely. 

Fans can catch the high-octane action on Skyesports’ YouTube and Twitch channels in English, Hindi, and Thai. The four teams will be locking horns in a double-elimination bracket from 23November to 25November to decide the champion. The bracket is as follows: 

Skyesports will also be hosting the Skyesports SEA Championship Afterparty in Bangkok after the event with Velocity Gaming, GodSquad, and MITH. Besides this, top Ampverse creators along with popular VALORANT personalities from India will be attending. Stay tuned to Skyesports’ Instagram and Twitter handles and watch the livestream for more information about the Afterparty. 

Commenting on the Skyesports SEA Championship – VALORANT, Skyesports founder and CEO Shiva Nandy, said, “Our decision to fly Indian teams out to Thailand to eliminate ping differences is true to our commitment to ensure top-notch and fair action for fans to enjoy. Teams from both regions will benefit immensely from the international exposure. The Afterparty is an added glamor to this event offering a unique intersection of SEA and South Asian gaming stars as we look to host more cross-regional tournaments in the future.” 

Riot Games marketing lead for India and South Asia Ashish Gupta, said, “As we head into the OFF//SEASON, we expect to see lots of exciting new content and experimental formats as tournament organizers take the reins and provide opportunities for new teams and stars to emerge. We are excited for the teams from South Asia and Southeast Asia to face off against one another in the Skyesports SEA Championship. Fans will have an opportunity to spectate intense VALORANT games before the start of the VCT Pacific League in 2023.”