PIK News | MENA top Valorant Teams Face off in Riyadh for a Slot into The EMEA Ascension
MENA top Valorant Teams Face off in Riyadh for a Slot into The EMEA Ascension
Published on: 06-Jun-2023
UAE: Get ready for the ultimate showdown in Riyadh as MENA’s top Valorant teams battle it out for a chance to participate in the EMEA Ascension tournament. Calyx Gaming, in collaboration with RIOT Games, is proud to set the stage at Riyadh's Saudi Eleagues Arena for the Valorant Challengers 2023 finals, sponsored by AXE and Arena Esports.
Taking place from June 6th to the 9th, the Valorant Challengers MENA 2023 finals will be an epic four-day event showcasing the region's top four teams. Team Falcons, Triple Esports, Team RA'AD, and NASR Esports have all earned their place in the finals by accumulating the most points in the previous two splits. In a thrilling double-elimination format, the winning team will secure their spot in the EMEA Ascension tournament, while the second-place team will qualify for the Ascension Play-in tournament.
AXE’s partnership with Calyx Gaming furthers its proud heritage of celebrating youth passion points. According to Niko Partners, gaming is becoming a stable in youth culture, growing especially fast in MENA, which already has over 67 million players.
"Valorant is one of the most exciting and rapidly growing esports in the world, and we're thrilled to be bringing the best of the best to Riyadh for this historic tournament," said Aravind Swaminathan, Co-founder and Business Development Director, Calyx Gaming. "The Valorant Challengers series has been a huge success, and we can't wait to see what these top teams from MENA will bring to the table."
The finals will be broadcast live on the Twitch and Youtube and are expected to draw a large audience of passionate fans from around the region. Reaching an impressive audience of over 3 million and captivating the attention of 1 million viewers, the Valorant Challengers series has quickly become one of the most popular esports events in the world. The MENA finals promise to deliver an unforgettable showcase of skill, strategy, and teamwork that will captivate and engage fans from the region and beyond.