Acend raising their edge in Europe’s VALORANT scene

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VALORANT Phoenix Jett

Acend’s win in the VALORANT Champions Tour Europe Masters event was anything but expected considering the teams that they faced at the event. They rose to the occasion, beating more favored teams such as FunPlus Phoenix in the semifinal and Team Heretics in the final.  Nobody really expected Acend to win Masters, which actually worked out in their favor. “Coming … Read More

How TenZ and Sentinels dominated to win first NA VALORANT Masters

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Sentinels VALORANT

The first stage of the VALORANT Champions Tour came to an end this weekend with teams being crowned champions around the world. If you didn’t tune in to watch the action happen live, we broke down Sentinels’ victorious run, named the most outstanding player of the tournament and put together a roundup of the lower bracket matches.  Sentinels crowned Masters … Read More

No coach, no problem: Sentinels’ ShahZaM discusses taking on coaching responsibilities

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ShahZaM Sentinels

Sentinels have been one of the most successful VALORANT teams in North America even before Masters started. They ranked at the top of many fans’ power rankings entering the tournament, have looked unstoppable since the addition of Tyson “TenZ” Ngo and are one win away from claiming the title of best team in North America.  VALORANT is a game that … Read More

Babybay on critics of FaZe’s aggressive playstyle: ‘We don’t actually play PUG-y at all’

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FaZe babybay

After a very successful run at Masters, FaZe Clan lost against Sentinels on Friday, pushing them to the lower bracket, but they will get a shot at a rematch in the grand finals if they can win Saturday.  Andrej “babybay” Francisty has been one of the most exciting players to watch at Masters. He makes incredible plays including attacking his … Read More

100 Thieves’ Hiko reflects on Sentinels loss, calls TenZ ‘amazing player’ and ‘valuable asset’

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Hiko 100 Thieves

In what many considered to be a marquee matchup, Sentinels sent 100 Thieves to the lower bracket after a 2-0 victory last weekend at VALORANT Masters.  Back in First Strike, the two teams clashed and 100 Thieves turned up as the victor, but things have changed drastically for both the First Strike champions and Sentinels since then. For any team … Read More

What to watch this weekend in esports

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Don’t know what to watch this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a rundown of some of the most intriguing games and tournaments happening this weekend. VALORANT Masters The first North American Masters event in the VALORANT Champions Tour concludes this weekend. FaZe Clan and Sentinels were the most exciting teams last weekend, and they will play in the winner’s … Read More

Here’s what happened at VALORANT Masters in Europe, Korea and Japan

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VALORANT Phoenix Jett

We already covered the first weekend of the North American VALORANT Champions Tour Masters, but that’s not the only region where Masters is taking place. There are VCT tournaments taking place all around the world!  Today, we thought we’d give other regions some love, so join us on this trip as we take a look at how Europe, Korea and … Read More