In an announcement over social media, the official Valorant Esports Twitter account has confirmed Team Secret Team Secret Asia-Pacific Rank #4 will head to Valorant Champions alongside X10 Esports X10 Esports Asia-Pacific Rank #1 , with the Filipino team beating out Paper Rex Paper Rex Asia-Pacific Rank #5 in the Stage 3 tiebreaker.
Both Paper Rex and Team Secret are tied by points in the Champions Tour Southeast Asia points circuit, with both teams now sitting at 225 points following Paper Rex's elimination from Masters Berlin by SuperMassive Blaze.
Valorant SEA Esports lead Alex "Opal" Archambault confirmed in a tweet following the announcement that the tiebreaker in question was the performance of both teams in the SEA Playoffs. Team Secret had won the regional qualifier under Bren Esports Bren Esports Inactive , before parting with the organization after they were unable to compete at Masters in Berlin.
The confirmation comes as yet another blow to Paper Rex, who were eliminated last in their group at Masters Berlin only minutes prior. The Singaporean roster still remain in contention for Champions, with the team now slotting into the Asia-Pacific Last Chance Qualifier, where only one spot in Berlin remains for the taking.