Tokyo, Japan will be play host to Masters 2023, as announced on the Riot Games ONE Pro Invitational stream.
The new venue marks the first time a major VCT event will be held outside Europe. Previous hosts include Germany, Iceland, Denmark, and most recently Turkey for Champions 2022.
Masters, scheduled for June, will feature ten teams from each region competing for direct qualification to Champions, the capstone event of the year. The team slot allocations are as follows:
- Americas League: 3
- EMEA League: 3
- Pacific League: 3
In addition, one team will qualify from the region that wins LOCK//IN São Paulo this March.
Masters Tokyo 日本開催決定。