Rix.GG, a top UK esports organisation, announces it will host a grassroots tournament called the “Rix.GG VALORANT Open – May”.
The Rix.GG VALORANT Open – May will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of May from 12:00 PM BST to 21:00 PM BST on Saturday. The event on Sunday will run a little shorter from 12:00 PM BST to 19:00 PM BST.
The competition will feature up to 32 teams in total from across the UK and select countries in the EU, in a 5v5, single-elimination bracket best of 3 (Bo3). Winners from the bracket will advance to the Grand Final which will be a best of 3 (Bo3) with a chance to take home the first prize.
The Rix.GG May Open prize pool is £2000.00 GBP total, where the winners of the event will receive £1000.00 GBP, 2nd place £500.00 GBP and 3rd & 4th place will be awarded £250.00 GBP.
The casters for this event will be Ryan “ReTr00” Bernard on Saturday and Pavlos ‘ExWarrior’ Georgiou on Sunday with Neo “Ne0kai” Caine for both. ExWarrior, ReTr00, and Ne0kai have previously worked with Rix.GG on other VALORANT tournaments.
Overseeing the tournament will be Tournament and Events Manager, Umar ‘Maru’ Aswat. The producer Luke “Xilv” Davis will work closely with observer Jason ‘Salty_Jayy’ Batzofin with the support of tournament admin Anna Møller.
Teams interested in participating can sign up using our form. Only the first 32 eligible teams will be allowed to participate.
Country restrictions are in line with regional guidelines set by VALORANT and Riot Games tournament licenses. For the purpose of this tournament, teams must have the majority of their players be from the UK, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, or Finland.
First Prize: £1000.00 GBP
Second Prize: £500.00 GBP
Third and Fourth Prize: £250.00 GBP
Date: 22 May 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 21:00 PM GMT
Date: 23 May 2021
Rules: Rix.GG VALORANT Open – Tournament Rules
Eligible Countries: UK, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, or Finland