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VCT Masters Shanghai 2024: Teams, Schedule & Where To Watch

With the highly anticipated Valorant Masters Shanghai 2024 being just around the corner, Riot Games has officially unveiled the schedule for the upcoming tournament.

For the uninitiated, VCT Masters Shanghai 2024 is set to be one of the biggest Valorant events of the year, with twelve of the best teams from throughout the globe battling it out for Valorant Champions points and a lion’s share of the gigantic prize pool.

In this article, we take a look at everything you need to know about the event, including a list of all the participating teams, the tournament schedule, format, and more.

VCT Masters Shanghai 2024: Teams

Here’s a list of all the Valorant teams who have qualified for the VCT Masters Shanghai 2024:

  • Paper Rex
  • Gen.G Esports
  • T1
  • 100 Thieves
  • G2 Esports
  • Leviatan
  • Edward Gaming
  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • Dragon Ranger Gaming
  • Fnatic
  • Team Heretics
  • FUT Esports

The winners of Stage 1 in each league across the Pacific (Paper Rex), CN (EDward Gaming), EMEA (FNATIC), and Americas (100 Thieves) have secured a bye, propelling them straight into the Playoffs. Meanwhile, the remaining eight teams will have to go through the Swiss stage, set to unfold from May 23rd to May 27th.

VCT Masters Shanghai 2024: Schedule & Format

VCT Masters Shanghai

The top four teams out of the eight teams competing in the Swiss stage will find themselves advancing to the playoffs alongside the regional Stage 1 winners.

Once the Swiss stages have wrapped up, the top-seeded teams will have the privilege of handpicking their opponents in a draw.

After the playoff matchups are determined, the eight teams will have to fight it out in a knockout format to secure their advancement.

Here’s the detailed schedule of VCT Masters Shanghai 2024, as confirmed by Riot:

  • May 23, Thursday – Swiss Round 1
  • May 24, Friday – Swiss Round 1
  • Swiss Draw 1
  • May 25, Saturday – Swiss Round 2
  • May 26, Sunday – Swiss Round 2
  • Swiss Draw 2
  • May 27, Monday – Swiss Round 3
  • Playoff Draw
  • May 30, Thursday – Playoffs, Upper Bracket R1
  • May 31, Friday – Playoffs, Upper Bracket R1
  • June 1, Saturday – Playoffs, Lower Bracket R1
  • June 2, Sunday – Playoffs, Upper Bracket R2
  • June 3, Monday – Playoffs, Lower Bracket R2
  • June 7, Friday – UB Finals & LB Semifinals
  • June 8, Saturday – LB Finals
  • June 9, Sunday – Grand Finals

VCT Masters Shanghai 2024: Where To Watch

Fans will be able to catch all the action that unfolds during Masters Shanghai 2024 by tuning into the official livestreams on Valorant’s Twitch handle.

Sonu Banerjee
Sonu Banerjeehttp://www.talkesport.com
A fervent gamer and an eSports enthusiast. Loves reading, watching movies and playing games of all sorts.
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