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Convergence 2023 – Tournament Format & Guide

05 Dec 2023
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Tit Krajnik 05 Dec 2023
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  • Convergence 2023 is the first global Valorant esports tournament in India
  • The event is set to kick off on Thursday, December 14
  • $50,000 prize pool
Convergence 2023
Convergence 2023 (credit: via theesports.club)

Convergence 2023


Convergence 2023 is an upcoming Valorant esports tournament set to take place at Manpho Convention Centre in Bangalore, India. The event will feature six teams from four regions, including two local squads in Global Esports and True Rippers, who will clash with Valorant teams from Korea, South America, and the EMEA region.
  • Convergence 2023
  • When Is Convergence 2023?
  • Convergence 2023 Format
  • Group Stage (December 14-16)
  • The Grand Final
  • Convergence 2023 Teams
  • What Is Convergence 2023 Prize Pool?
  • Convergence 2023 Betting Odds
  • Where To Bet On Convergence 2023?

Convergence 2023 is a part of the OFF//SEASON, a newly introduced Valorant esports series of tournaments scheduled for during the Valortant Champions Tour (VCT) offseason. And while it doesn’t count toward VCT points, Convergence 2023 gives teams a chance to test their new rosters and showcase the changes they’ve made.

But most importantly, Convergence 2023 will offer plenty of excellent betting opportunities for punters to explore, especially those who use the best Valorant bookmakers, such as Stake.com, which offers highly competitive Valorant betting odds, solid market coverage, and generous bonuses. That includes a welcome bonus of up to $3,000, which bettors can claim by using promo code “NEWBONUS”.

When Is Convergence 2023?


Convergence 2023 is a Valorant esports tournament, a part of the Convergence and OFF//SEASON series. It’s a LAN event set to take place in India, welcoming six Valorant teams, including two local squads in Global Esports and True Rippers.

Convergence 2023 will kick off on Thursday, December 14, and conclude on Sunday, December 17, with the grand final between the top two teams who’ll clash for the lion’s share of the $50,000 prize pool.

Convergence 2023 Format


Convergence 2023 will use a very straightforward format, dividing the tournament into two stages – the group stage and the Grand Final.

The event will start with the teams divided into two single round-robin groups of three teams. Only the top teams from each group will advance to the next stage – the Grand Final – where they’ll face off for the Convergence 2023 title.

Group Stage (December 14-16)


  • Two groups
  • Four teams per group
  • Single round-robin
  • All teams play each other once
  • All matches are best-of-three (Bo3)

The Grand Final


  • Top two teams from the group stage
  • One best-of-five (Bo5) game

Convergence 2023 Teams


Convergence 2023 will welcome six Valorant teams from four regions. The list of participants includes FURIA Esports, FUT Esports, Team Vitality, Gen.G Esports, and two local squads in Global Esports and True Rippers.

Five teams, including FURIA, FUT Esports, Gen.G, Team Vitality, and Global Esports, were directly invited to Convergence 2023 by the tournament organisers. True Rippers, on the other side earned their spot at the event by winning the Indian Qualifier.

  • FURIA Esports – invited
  • FUT Esports – invited
  • Gen.G Esports – invited
  • Global Esports – invited
  • Team Vitality – invited
  • True Rippers – Indian Qualifier

What Is Convergence 2023 Prize Pool?


Convergence 2023 has a $50,000 prize pool, which will be divided between participating teams based on their final placement. Unfortunately, the tournament organisers have yet to confirm how the split will work.

Convergence 2023 Betting Odds


Convergence 2023 is just under two weeks away, but betting sites have already released outright betting odds, painting a clearer picture of how the tournament should go.

Unsurprisingly, EMEA teams are priced as the main favourites, with FUT Esports (2.50) entering the tournament as the team to watch, closely followed by Team Vitality (3.00). FURIA Esports (4.33) are priced as the third-most-likely team to win the tournament and the only remaining squad priced at single digits.

Korea’s Gen.G are priced as 10.00 outsiders, with the local teams Global Esports (15.00) and True Rippers (51.00) priced as underdogs.

Team
Odds
FUT Esports2.50
Team Vitality3.00
FURIA4.33
Gen.G Esports10.00
Global Esports15.00
True Rippers51.00


Where To Bet On Convergence 2023?


Convergence 2023 is by no means a major Valroant esports tournament. However, it’s part of the OFF//SEASON series and is one of many Valortant events set to take place during the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) offseason.

As such, it’s well covered by all online bookmakers who cover esports markets, which explains why it’s fairly easy to find Convergence 2023 betting odds. However, while anyone can access Convergence 2023 markets, it’s important to use the best esports bookmakers for betting on Valorant.
Stake is a legit and safe online betting and gambling site and one of the top choices for wagering on Valorant. It offers highly competitive Valorant betting odds, has good market coverage, and comes with generous bonuses and promotions.

That includes a welcome bonus of up to $3,000, which all new Stake users can claim by using promo code “NEWBONUS”.