The T1 VALORANT gamers are set to apply in opposition to North American groups previous to the beginning of the season subsequent 12 months, in keeping with T1 participant Ha “Sayaplayer” Jeong-woo.
T1 will compete within the APAC worldwide league in 2023 because the group was chosen to take part in its residence area by Riot Games earlier this 12 months. But T1 will face off in opposition to high North American groups now as apply since they’re doubtless seen as better-quality opponents.
T1 participant Son “xeta” Seon-ho is in South Korea for private causes however he’ll doubtless be a part of the staff at a later date. He is working towards with the staff from South Korea.
Some North American groups have began to apply, corresponding to 100 Thieves, in keeping with one participant. Just a few partnered groups are nonetheless on a break, nevertheless.
The season remains to be months away for partnered groups however Challengers groups must compete in opposition to one another within the subsequent few weeks. Teams indirectly invited to be part of the Challengers circuit must qualify by the open brackets.
The first occasion for partnered groups is about to start subsequent February. T1 are invited to the occasion alongside all 29 different partnered groups from internationally. All groups will face off in opposition to one another in a one-of-a-kind kick-off event, set to be held in São Paulo, Brazil.
The kick-off event will run for 3 weeks till March 9. The first cut up for every of the worldwide leagues will start on March 26, with T1 set to face off in opposition to different APAC groups based mostly out of Seoul, South Korea.