The first-ever international offline tournament in Valorant esports will begin on Monday, where the best teams from across the world converge in Iceland for Masters Reykjavik, the second Masters tournament in the Valorant Champions Tour.

The event marks an important moment in Valorant. Since the game's launch, the esports scene has been confined to mostly online play due to the COVID-19 pandemic, making this the first opportunity to see how the different regional playstyles will clash, and to determine an international top tier field.

With the week-long tournament ahead, has complied everything that you need to know.


Teams will play in a double elimination bracket; all matches are best-of-three, with the grand finals being a best-of-five. Sentinels and Team Liquid, the number one teams from North America and Europe respectively, earned top seeding, while the rest of the field was randomly seeded.

A prize pool of $600,000 USD will be distributed as:

  • 1st: $200,000
  • 2nd: $100,000
  • 3rd: $80,000
  • 4th: $60,000
  • 5-6th: $40,000
  • 7-8th: $25,000
  • 9-10th: $15,000

Teams will also be able to earn VCT circuit points, which will factor into earning a spot in Champions at the end of the year. The distribution is:

  • 1st: 400 points
  • 2nd: 350 points
  • 3rd: 300 points
  • 4th: 250 points
  • 5-6th: 200 points
  • 7-8th: 175 points
  • 9-10th: 150 points


Ten teams from across the world qualified for Masters via the Stage 2: Challengers Finals in their respective regions. The teams are:


Monday, May 24

Tuesday, May 25

Wednesday, May 26

Thursday, May 27

Friday, May 28

Saturday, May 29

Sunday, May 30



  • James "Dash" Patterson (Onsite Host)
  • Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez (Analyst Desk Host)
  • Rivington Bruce Bisland III (Commentator)
  • Doug "EsportsDoug" Cortez (Commentator)
  • Lauren "Pansy" Scott (Commentator)
  • Michael "hypoc" Robins (Commentator)
  • Tom "Tombizz" Bissmire (Commentator)
  • Christine "potter" Chi (Commentator)
  • Loviel "Velly" Cardwell (Commentator)
  • Alex "Vansilli" Nguyen (Commentator)
  • Jakub "Lothar" Szygulski (Commentator)
  • Mitch "MitchMan" McBride (Commentator)
  • Seth "Achilios" King (Commentator)
  • Clinton "Paperthin" Bader (Commentator)
  • Daniel "ddk" Kapadia (Commentator)
  • David "prius" Kuntz (Observer)
  • Heather "sapphiRe" Garozzo (Observer)
  • Nicholas "Yehty" Tesolin (Observer)


Coverage is covering all of Masters in our event hub, which includes our live match ticker and stats to comb over. We have also released a new pick'ems feature where you can create a bracket on who you think will win in Masters.