VCT China 2024 Stage 2: Watch live, schedule, format & more

The VCT China 2024 Stage Two is all set to happen from June 15 and July 21 as 11 teams compete for the title and a chance to qualify for the VALORANT Champions. The event will be played at the VCT CN Arena in Shanghai. Here is everything you need to know about the VCT China Stage Two 2024.

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Where to watch the VCT China Stage Two?

Fans of the VCT CN League can watch the event on various platforms. The most recognized are YouTube and Twitch. Other websites include Bilibili, Douyu, Huya, and QQ. VALORANT will post and broadcast all the matches live on their official YouTube and Twitch channels. Unlike other leagues, one must note that all the live feeds will be in Chinese and not English. This will also be the only league in any VCT Leagues that does not have live broadcasts in different languages.

What Is The VCT CN Stage Two Format?

The VCT China Stage Two format is similar to that of the VCT CN Stage One. The tournament will have two phases: the group stage and the playoff phase. The matches of the group stage will be played over the weekend of each of the game weeks.

During the group stage, the 11 teams will be split into Group Alpha and Group Omega. Each group will have the same teams as during VCT CN Stage One. Below is a list of each group and its respective teams.

Group Omega

  • All gamers
  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • JD Gaming
  • Titan Esports Club
  • Trance Esports

Group Alpha

  • Bilibili Gaming
  • EDward Gaming
  • Nova Esports
  • Wolves Esports
  • Dragon Ranger Gaming
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In the VCT CN Stage Two group stages, teams will play in the B03 series. Unlike in stage One, teams will now face the teams within their respective groups. Due to this, teams in Group Omega will play five games each, whereas teams in Group Alpha will play four matches each.

The top team from each group will receive a direct bye to the upper bracket Semifinals in the playoff stage of the tournament. The top three teams from each group will qualify for the playoff stage. Teams that finish 2nd and 3rd in their respective leagues will play in the knockout round during the playoff stage, which will be in a double-bracket format following the knockout round.

VCT CN Stage Two Schedule

The complete schedule for the VCT Pacific Stage Two is as follows:

  • Group stage (15 June – 8 July)
  • Matches from 15th June will start from 17:00 CST // 12:00 BST
  • Playoffs (12 – 21 July): Matches will start from 17:00 CST // 24:00 VST

Some important information for fans going into this tournament

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VCT CN Stage Two will be the last tournament for all teams in the VCT CN League. This will be the final opportunity for teams to secure some Championship points. Champions points will be the final parametric to see which four teams will qualify for VALORANT Champions 2024. Below is a list currently of all VCT Pacific teams with their respective points:

  • EDward Gaming: 14
  • FunPlus Phoenix: 8
  • Dragon Ranger Gaming: 5
  • Trace Esports: 4
  • All Gamers: 3
  • Bilibili Gaming: 2
  • Wolves Esports: 2
  • Nova Esports: 2
  • TYLOO: 2
  • Titan Esports Club: 2
  • JD Gaming: 2