With the second (and final) open qualifier through, the WePlay! Invitational is set to begin.

Eight teams will fight in a swiss stage and four will advance to single-elimination bracket for a piece of the $50,000 prize purse, the largest of any European Valorant tournament thus far.

While this will be only the second event for G2 Esports G2 Esports Europe Rank #1 Mixwell Oscar Cañellas Patitek Patryk Fabrowski pyth Jacob Mourujärvi ardiis Ardis Svarenieks davidp David Prins , it will be their first up against fish123 fish123 Inactive Kryptix James Affleck L1NK Travis Mendoza ec1s Adam Eccles soulcas Dom Sulcas ScreaM Adil Benrlitom , whose form is unknown given their hiatus.

With G2 still searching for a permanent fifth, and word on the street of fish123 signing with a major organization, the WePlay! Invitational will help illustrate the current landscape of the European Tier 1 scene.

Format

The tournament will begin with a group stage of three Swiss rounds, one per day, with the top four teams advancing to the playoffs.

The four playoff teams will then compete in a single-elimination bracket.

All matches will be Bo3.

The prize pool will be distributed as detailed below:

  • 1st $25,000
  • 2nd $15,000
  • 3rd $5,000
  • 4th $5,000

Broadcast

Talent

  • James "BanKs" Banks (Host)
  • Tom "Tombizz" Bissmire (Analyst)
  • Mitch "MitchMan" Mcbride (Analyst)
  • David "Simo" Rabinovitch (Commentator)
  • Mark "Boq" Wilson (Commentator)
  • Mike "hypoc" Robins (Commentator)
  • Matt "Matrym" Oates (Commentator)

Stream

Teams

fish123 fish123 Inactive Kryptix James Affleck L1NK Travis Mendoza ec1s Adam Eccles soulcas Dom Sulcas ScreaM Adil Benrlitom

forZe forZe Europe Rank #39 1mpala Stefan Ailazyan Coffee Nikita Antsypirovich zeddy Nikolai Lapko SmartSeven Dmitry Smartselov kolyaN Nikolai Varaxin

Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas Europe Rank #5 rhyme Emir Muminovic luckeRRR Niels Jasiek Fearoth Enzo Mestari HyP Damien Souville CREA Charles Beauvois

G2 Esports G2 Esports Europe Rank #1 Mixwell Oscar Cañellas Patitek Patryk Fabrowski pyth Jacob Mourujärvi ardiis Ardis Svarenieks davidp David Prins

PartyParrots PartyParrots Inactive ANGE1 Kyrylo Karasov dinkzj Denis Tkachev Art1st Vyacheslav Lyadnov 7ssk7 Artur Kurshin Shao Andrey Kiprsky

Prodigy Prodigy Europe Rank #6

need more DM need more DM Europe Rank #11 tigene Norbert Pásztor Fasthandy Mihály Mucs bzt Renátó Bárányos crazyd33R Gábor Német Barcode Kevin Bana FoDa Dániel Fodor (Qualifier #1)

nolpenki nolpenki Europe Rank #18 cho Dovydas Misevičius Boo Ričardas Lukaševičius vakk Vakaris Bebravičius l0udly Marius Žilinskas Destrian Tomas Linikas (Qualifier #2)

  • Dovydas "cho" Misevičius
  • Ričardas "Boo" Lukaševičius
  • Vakaris "vakk" Bebravičius
  • Marius "l0udly" Žilinskas
  • Tomas "Destrian" Linikas

Coverage

Keep up to date on matches with our WePlay! Invitational event hub and our homepage. We'll update player stats as soon as they're made available to us and you'll be able to dive into your favorite individual players' performances on our event stat page.