Can't wait until VCT 2023 for international competition? Red Bull's got you covered!
For the past couple of years, the Red Bull Home Ground event has become a nice way for teams and organizations to test their skills against other top-tier squads from across the globe, and 2022 will be no different.
In previous iterations, orgs like Team Liquid have come out on top, showing the prestige of this event. Now, serving as part of the VCT 2023 pre-season, the Red Bull Home Ground will play host to franchised teams from the Americas and EMEA Leagues, as well as other teams looking to spoil the debuts of their brand-new rosters.
So, what do you need to know about this year's Red Bull Home Ground, stick around, we got all the info you need to know.
Red Bull Home Ground - Schedule & Teams
2022's Red Bull Home Ground event will be held in the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, United Kingdom, from December 9 to 11. So far, teams that are confirmed to take part are the following:
- Team Liquid
- Team Vitality
- 100 Thieves
- FUT Esports
- KRÜ Esports
Both FUT Esports and BIG earned their qualification via the Turkish and EMEA qualifiers, one more team will be invited but has yet to be revealed. We'll update this article when Red Bull officially announces the eight and final org to join the event!
Red Bull Home Ground - Format & Prize Pool
The format is rather unique. Each team will pick a map that will be designated as their home ground, both of them will be played first. If a team wins both of the home ground maps, they will automatically win the series, however, if the match starts with a 1-1 result, it'll be played as a Best-of-Five series.
There will be a $100k prize pool up for grabs and divided among the eight teams. The way it's going to be split has not yet been confirmed.
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