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Rix.GG announces Rix.GG VALORANT NE Open – August

Rix.GG announces Rix.GG VALORANT NE Open – August

Rix.GG, a top UK esports organisation, announces it will host and sponsor its Rix.GG VALORANT NE Open tournament in August.

The VALORANT NE Open – August takes place on the 28th and 29th August. The tournament starts Saturday, 28th August, at 12:00 BST/13:00 CEST and Sunday, 29th August, at 12:15 BST/13:15 CEST. You can find a summary with all the important details at the end of this page.

Teams are encouraged to join the Rix.GG Community Discord to communicate with the admins. At minimum the captain must be in the Discord to help arrange and troubleshoot matches.

The competition will feature up to 32 teams in total from across the UK and the Nordic region, 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 VALORANT NE 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 Neo “Ne0kai” Caine and the second caster to be confirmed. Ne0kai has previously worked with Rix.GG on previous editions of the Rix.GG VALORANT Open.

Overseeing the tournament will be Tournament and Events Manager, Umar “Maru” Aswat. The production team will consist of Producer Luke “xilv” Davis and Observer  Samantha “Benolot” Fry

Teams interested in participating can sign up via our form by Wednesday, 25th August at 21:00 BST/22:00 CEST. 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, Finland, Greenland or the Faroe Islands.

First Prize: £1000.00 GBP

Second Prize: £500.00 GBP

Third and Fourth Prize: £250.00 GBP

Check-in: Thursday, 26th August, 12:00 BST/13:00 CEST

Day One

Date: 28th August 2021


  • 12:00 BST /13:00 CEST – Round of 32
  • 15:15 BST / 16:15 CEST – Round of 16
  • 18:30 BST / 19:30 CEST – Quarter Finals

Day Two

Date: 29th August 2021


  • 12:15 BST / 13:15 CEST – Semi Finals
  • 15:45 BST / 16:45 CEST – Final

Main Broadcast: RixGG_TV and RixGG_TV2

Registration: Application Form (sign up by 25th August 21:00 BST/22:00 CEST)

Bracket: ChallengerMode

Format: 5v5; Single-Elimination Best of 3 Bracket; Grand Final is a Best of 3

Rules: Rix.GG VALORANT NE Open – August Tournament Rules

Eligible countries: Majority of the teams’ players must be from the UK, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Greenland and Faroe Islands.

This tournament is not endorsed or supported by Riot Games.

We’ll see you there, good luck to all the teams entering the tournament!


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