How to watch BLAST Invitational: VALORANT Ignition Series

G2 look to secure their seventh consecutive win.

Image via Riot Games

Danish tournament organizer BLAST is joining forces with Twitch to host the final installment of the VALORANT Ignition Series in Europe.

Broadcast on Twitch, the three-day event will feature four of the top teams in the world for a massive €50,000 (roughly $59,000) prize pool.

FunPlus Phoenix, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Team Liquid, and G2 Esports will go head-to-head in a best-of-three format, ahead of the best-of-five grand final on Sunday, Sept. 13.

G2 Esports are the reigning kings of Europe, winning six of their last Ignition Series tournaments. Team Liquid and FunPlus Phoenix, though, are strong contenders that have secured multiple first and second-place finishes.

Here’s everything you need to know about the BLAST Invitational, including the format, teams, players, schedule, and streaming options.


  • Four teams
  • Double-elimination bracket, best-of-threes
  • Upper and lower bracket, chance at redemption
  • Grand final, best-of-five


FunPlus Phoenix

  • ANGE1
  • Shao
  • ShadoW
  • Meddo
  • Zyppan
  • Coach: d00mbr0s

Ninjas in Pyjamas

  • rhyme
  • luckeRRR
  • Fearoth
  • HyP
  • CREA

G2 Esports

  • mixwell
  • PaTiTek
  • pyth
  • ardiis
  • Davidp

Team Liquid

  • ec1s
  • soulcas
  • Kryptix
  • L1NK
  • ScreaM
  • Coach: Sliggy


Image via BLAST

Round one

Friday, Sept. 11

  • FunPlus Phoenix vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas

Friday, Sept. 11

  • G2 Esports vs. Team Liquid

Upper bracket

Saturday, Sept. 12

  • TBD vs. TBD

Lower bracket

Saturday, Sept. 12

  • TBD vs. TBD


Sunday, Sept. 13

  • TBD vs. TBD

Where to watch

The best place to watch the BLAST invitational is BLAST’s official Twitch channel. There, you’ll find live commentary from James “BanKs” Banks and Mitch “MitchMan” McBride.