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Red Bull Home Ground #4 – Dates, Format & Schedule

17 Sep 2023
Tit Krajnik 17 Sep 2023
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  • Red Bull Home Ground #4 is set to kick off on November 3, 2023
  • It is one of 40 Valorant esports tournaments scheduled for 2023 VCT OFF//SEASON
  • It will welcome eight Valorant teams, including Fnatic, DRX, 100 Thieves, and ZETA DIVISION
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Red Bull Home Ground #4 (credit: via www.redbull.com)
Red Bull Home Ground is set to return in 2023 for the fourth time at a new venue and a new country. The Valorant esports event, which made its first appearance in 2021, will again welcome some of the top Valorant esports teams for the Red Bull trophy and the lion’s share of the prize pool.

Red Bull Home Ground #4 will be one of many Valorant esports events held during the 2023 VCT OFF//SEASON as a part of Riot Games’ plans of hosting over 40 events ahead of the start of the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) 2024 season. Even though it’s not a part of the VCT, the Red Bull Home Ground #4 promises a weekend of exciting action no Valorant fan should miss.

Here is everything you need to know about Red Bull Home Ground #4, including dates, teams, format, and where to bet on Red Bull Home Ground #4.

When Is Red Bull Home Ground #4?

Red Bull Home Ground #4 is the fourth iteration of the Red Bull Home Ground Valorant event and the first of 2023. The tournament will kick off on Friday, November 3 and end with the grand finals on Sunday, November 5.

Where Is Red Bull Home Ground #4?

After hosting the last two Red Bull Home Ground events in England, the Red Bull Home Ground #4 will head over to Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Sumida, Japan.

Red Bull Home Ground #4 Format

The Red Bull Home Ground #4 will introduce a new format. Instead of dividing the eight participating teams into two groups of four, the Red Bull Home Ground #4 will put all eight teams into a single Swiss System group.

The number of teams advancing to the playoffs won’t change; only this time, the top six teams from the group will proceed, while in the previous events, the top three from each group advanced to the final stage.

Group Stage (November 3)

  • Eight teams
  • Single Swiss-System group with two best-of-one (Bo1) rounds
  • The top six teams advance to the playoffs
  • The group stage winners get to choose their Semi-Final match

Playoffs (November 4-5)

  • Six teams
  • Single-elimination format
  • All matches are best-of-three (Bo3)
  • The grand final is best-of-five (Bo5)

Red Bull Home Ground #4 Teams

Red Bull Home Ground #4 will welcome eight teams from North America, Japan, and EMEA, including six directly invited teams and two squads who will earn their spot at Red Bull Home Ground #4 through the EMEA and Japan qualifiers.

  • 100 Thieves – Invited
  • ZETA DIVISION – Invited
  • Cloud9 – Invited
  • SCARZ – Invited
  • DRX – Invited
  • Fnatic – Invited
  • TBA – EMEA Qualifier
  • TBA – Japan Qualifier

What Is Red Bull Home Ground #4 Prize Pool?

Tournament organisers have yet to confirm the Red Bull Home Ground #4 prize pool; however, it’ll likely be set at $100,000 or more, considering the prize pool has increased from the first to the last Red Bull Home Ground tournament.

The first Red Bull Home Ground had a $32,891 prize pool, the second event had a $68,663 prize pool, whereas the Red Bull Home Ground #3 had a $100,000 prize pool.

Past Red Bull Home Ground Winners

To date, there have been three Red Bull Home Ground tournaments, each producing a different champion. Europe is the current most successful region with two Red Bull Home Ground titles from 2019 and 2020, while 100 Thieves is the only North American team to win the tournament and will defend their title in November.

  • Red Bull Home Ground #1 – G2 Esports (EMEA)
  • Red Bull Home Ground #2 – Team Liquid (EMEA)
  • Red Bull Home Ground #2 – 100 Thieves (NA)

Where To Bet On Red Bull Home Ground #4?

Red Bull Home Ground #4 is one of the biggest Valorant esports events of the 2023 VCT OFF//SEASON and one of 40 tournaments that will take place ahead of the VCT 2024 season. It is also one of the few Valorant tournaments esports punters will be able to bet on.

By welcoming some of the top Valorant teams, Red Bull Home Ground #4 will attract a lot of attention from Valorant fans and esports bettors alike, who will be able to bet on the tournament on many betting sites, including traditional sportsbooks, esports betting sites, and crypto bookmakers. Still, before you start betting, it’s wise to register with the best betting sites such as Stake.com.

Stake is one of the world’s best esports bookmakers, with competitive betting odds and a great market coverage. Besides offering pre-match and outright betting markets, Stake also offers in-play betting with live streams and a generous welcome bonus, which esports bettors can claim by using promo code “NEWBONUS”.