A clash between Tier 1 and Tier 2 will kick off on Nov. 1, when the Sentinels Invitational begins in Los Angeles, California at the organization's offices.
Sentinels Sentinels North America Rank #10 has invited Moist x Shopify Moist x Shopify North America Rank #11 , G2 Esports G2 Esports North America Rank #3 , and Oxygen Esports Oxygen Esports North America Rank #6 to take part in a four-team invitational that will pit two teams of the VCT Americas against two Challengers League NA rosters throughout the week.
Tickets for the opening day of competition are available here.
The four teams have been put into a round-robin group, with six matches scheduled for the first two days of competition.
The top three teams from the group stage will move on to the playoffs, where the top seed will be placed straight into the grand final. The other two teams will have to fight for a spot in the finals.
The playoffs will be entirely Bo3.
- Sentinels Sentinels North America Rank #10
- Moist x Shopify Moist x Shopify North America Rank #11
- G2 Esports G2 Esports North America Rank #3
- Oxygen Esports Oxygen Esports North America Rank #6
Sentinels have put up a $20,000 USD purse, half of which will go straight to the winner. The full prize pool distribution is:
- 1st: $10,000
- 2nd: $7,500
- 3rd: $2,500
Wednesday, November 1
- 02:00 PM PDT | 10:00 PM CET | 06:00 AM JST - Sentinels vs. Moist x Shopify
- 05:00 PM PDT | 01:00 AM CET | 09:00 AM JST - G2 Esports vs. Oxygen Esports
- 08:00 PM PDT | 04:00 AM CET | 12:00 PM JST - Sentinels vs. G2 Esports
Thursday, November 2
- 02:00 PM PDT | 10:00 PM CET | 06:00 AM JST - Sentinels vs. Oxygen Esports
- 05:00 PM PDT | 01:00 AM CET | 09:00 AM JST - Moist x Shopify vs. G2 Esports
- 08:00 PM PDT | 04:00 AM CET | 12:00 PM JST - Moist x Shopify vs. Oxygen Esports
Friday, November 3
- 12:00 PM PDT | 08:00 PM CET | 04:00 AM JST - Semifinals
- 03:00 PM PDT | 11:00 PM CET | 07:00 AM JST - Grand Final
JST and CET times past midnight refer to the following day
VLR.gg is covering the Sentinels Invitational in our event hub, which includes our live match ticker and stats to comb over. The event also features pick'ems, which close one minute prior to the first match of the event.