Knights Arena, the events arm of the Pittsburgh Knights and professional esports team and gaming technology brand, is the official tournament organizer for the 2023 VALORANT Game Changers NA presented by Verizon season. With a total of three regular season tournaments, Game Changers Series I will begin with Open Qualifiers leading into a Main Event. For the Open Qualifier, teams will battle in a GSL Group format to determine the top 8 remaining teams. These top 8 teams from the Open Qualifier will advance to the Main Event, a double-elimination bracket with all matches being a best-of-three except the Lower Finals and Grand Finals, which will be a best-of-five.
Each Game Changers Series, teams will compete for a share of the $50,000 prize pool and earn valuable points for the 2023 Game Changers World Championship qualification.