After months of grueling competition in the VCT Challengers Pacific, 10 teams will emerge as the top stars of their regions through their sheer skill, willpower and tenacity. But only 1 team will ascend to take their place in the ranks of the VCT Pacific league.
VCT Ascension Pacific gives teams in Japan, Korea, Oceania, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia & Singapore, Taiwan & Hong Kong and South Asia an opportunity to be promoted to international league status where they will have a chance to compete for seats at global tournaments, Masters and Champions. They will also be fighting for a USD 100,000 total prize pool.
The tournament will be played on LAN in front of a live audience in Bangkok, Thailand.
The tournament will start with the Group Stage where 2 groups of 5 teams each will fight through a single round robin in a best-of-3 format.
The top 3 teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs. The top 2 teams from the Group Stage will earn automatic bye ins to the Semifinals. The other 4 teams will start in the Quarterfinals.
Playoffs will be structured as a single elimination bracket. Early Playoff rounds will be in a best-of-3 format followed by a best-of-5 Grand Final.
Ascension Pacific will unfold across 10 days of intense competition from 28 June – 9 July. The tournament is structured in two stages:
- Group Stage: 28 June – 4 July
- Playoffs: 7 – 9 July
Tournament day matches will begin at the following times:
- Group Stage: 13:00 THA // 14:00 GMT+8
- Playoffs: 16:00 THA // 17:00 GMT+8