The official Twitter account of VALORANT Esports China released this graphic announcing the very first Chinese tournament of the year, produced by previous tournament organizer FMWH. It features 10 invited teams and 2 qualified teams with the tournament stretching over two and a half weeks.
The format will be 2 six team Bo3 single round-robin groups, with the top three teams advancing to the playoffs. The playoffs bracket will feature six teams in a double-elimination Bo3 matches except for the Lower and Grand Final, being Bo5 matches.
VALORANT is still not officially released in China, with the national game approval freeze that has now gone on for 7 months, the longest since 2018.