Riot alters veto processes for Bo1, Bo3, and Bo5 matches with the addition of Breeze for upcoming VCT

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The upcoming VCT tournament will be played on patch 3.0 as confirmed by Riot. All agents are met with huge buffs and nerfs to their resulting in the teams changing or at least altering their starts and agent compositions. This will also be the first time ever where Breeze will be played on a competitive level.

Valorant champions tour north america stage 3 schedule

CURRENT VCT NORTH AMERICA POINT STANDINGS:


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If you want to check out the Valorant Champions Tour North America Stage 3 schedule, then click here. Since this is the first time ever where we will get to see a total of maps in the pool, as expected by the VCT Global Competition Policy, the veto processes of the Bo1, Bo3, and Bo5 series have been altered. The new system as per the VCT Challengers NA - Stage 3 Competition Rules is:

Best of one:

The better-seeded team decides if they are Team A or Team B. In case of no seeding, they are selected at random.

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 1 map
  3. Team A bans 1 map
  4. Team B bans 1 map
  5. Team A bans 1 map
  6. Team B picks side for the remaining map

(Challenger Qualifiers) Best of three:

The better-seeded team decides if they are Team A or Team B. In case of no seeding, they are selected at random.

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 1 map
  3. Team A picks map 1
  4. Team B picks side for map 1
  5. Team B picks map 2
  6. Team A picks side for map 2
  7. Team A picks map 3
  8. Team B picks side for map 3

(Main Event) Best of three:

The better-seeded team decides if they are Team A or Team B. In case of no seeding, they are selected at random.

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B bans 1 map
  3. Team B picks map 1
  4. Team A picks side for map 1
  5. Team A picks map 2
  6. Team A picks side for map 2
  7. Map 3 is the highest seeded map
  8. Team B picks side for map 3

Note on Seeding: Pre tournament, each team ranks all maps in order of preference. Final maps are determined by the highest average choice (of playing teams) from the pool of remaining maps in a series

Best of five:

The better-seeded team decides if they are Team A or Team B. In case of no seeding, they are selected at random.

  1. Team A bans 1 map
  2. Team B picks map 1
  3. Team A picks side for map 1
  4. Team A picks map 2
  5. Team B picks side for map 2
  6. Team B picks map 3
  7. Team A picks side for map 3
  8. Team A picks map 4
  9. Team B picks side for map 4
  10. The only remaining map will be played as map 5
  11. Team A picks side for map 5

The new robot initiator Kay/O will not be available until Challengers 2 in North America.