Esports Team Liquid fans can cheer on their favorite team during the Valorant Championships Tour (VCT): Lock//in Sao Paolo on the big screen at Pathé Utrecht Leidsche Rijn. The first Viewing Party, the season kick-off, is organized by Go!Gaming and will take place on Wednesday, February 22 at Pathé Utrecht Leidsche Rijn.
The best 32 teams from around the world will compete at the Lock//in for the largest VCT kick-off tournament. Team Liquid will compete against Team Secret from the Philippines on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. ET. There is a hefty prize pool of almost $500,000 to be divided among the participants. Reason enough for Team Liquid to get as far as possible in the Lock//in.
After the Lock//in tournament, the International League Split will start on March 28 in which 10 teams from the EMEA region will play 8 weeks in a row, all to be broadcast in Pathé Utrecht Leidsche Rijn. From this league, three teams will qualify for the 2023 Valorant Masters. Matthijs Vink (Go!Gaming Management Board): "By adding the ultimate experience on picture and sound to the Viewing Party at the Pathé cinema, we can offer our Go!Gaming visitors and the Esports community something unique." In addition, visitors can win unique Team Liquid jerseys, all visitors will receive a fun giveaway and have a chance to play Valorant against a Team Liquid player. Moreover, visitors in the auditorium will have a chance to be in the live broadcast of the VCT, as the cinema hall is in direct contact with Riot Games through a live stream. Nils Gebhardt (Team Liquid); "We are excited to partner with Go!Gaming for our first Valorant Viewing Party at Pathe Utrecht Leidsche Rijn! We can't wait to show all the action live from the cinema auditorium, and we are very happy that Go!Gaming will help us take our Viewing Parties to the next level by organizing on-site competitions and gaming events."
For each Viewing Party, 50 tickets will be provided free of charge by Team Liquid. In case of great success, in addition to the venue in Pathé Utrecht Leidsche Rijn, more venues in the Netherlands will be added.
Tickets are now available through the Go!Gaming website at www.gogaming.gg/teamliquid