Fueled by collaborative play and creative strategy from the five-man roster featuring Michael “dapr” Gulino, Shahzeb “ShahZaM” Khan, Hunter “SicK” Mims, Tyson “TenZ” Ngo, and Jared “zombs” Gitlin, the Sentinels earned the most illustrious victory in competitive VALORANT history Sunday claiming championship glory in the first-ever VALORANT Masters event.
Sentinels have reached the finals in each of Riot Games’ first three VALORANT Champions Tour events, winning the first VALORANT Challengers event of the year in February and now defeating FaZe Clan in grand finals of VALORANT Masters Stage 1 in a 3-0 sweep.… Read the rest
Six weeks of Challengers play have given us the eight best teams from each region. Now, one team will be crowned the regional champion of the VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Stage 1.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch North America’s VCT Stage 1 Masters Tournament.
NA Masters 1 is Riot’s first major VALORANT esports tournament in the region, produced and organized by Riot’s long-time partner Nerd Street Gamers.… Read the rest
Global esports organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky (UK) announced that the two will join forces for a ‘University of Kentucky Esports Invitational’ as part of their ongoing partnership. Gen.G and UK have invited its athletic rivals to compete on March 12-14, 2021 in League of Legends, Valorant and Rocket League that will be streamed on twitch.tv/universityofky… Read the rest
VCT Game Changers is a new program which will supplement the competitive season by creating new opportunities and exposure for women and other marginalized genders within VALORANT esports. The competitive VALORANT community is both diverse and incredibly global, and our esport should reflect that.
Game Changers will consist of two core competitive initiatives, the VCT Game Changers Series and the VCT Game Changers Academy.… Read the rest
ProGaming Italia and Riot Games announced their partnership for the promotion of VALORANT in Italy. ProGaming Italia will become the Official Broadcast Partner.
The agreement with Riot Games includes exclusive Italian language production rights of all international competitions, starting with direct coverage of the VALORANT Champions Tour in 2021.
The Italian streams will cover all three levels of the VALORANT Champion’s Tour competitions.… Read the rest
Guild Esports announces the signing of Swedish-born professional athlete Saif “Sayf” Jibraeel, and coach André “BARBARR” Möller, with both additions strengthening the organization’s competitive Valorant team.
Sayf, a top-ranked EU pro in the Valorant scene, holds an impressive record across the sport with both 1st and 2nd placings in a wide variety of Valorant events over the last 9 months of turning pro.… Read the rest
Red Bull Campus Clutch, the biggest global university esports event to ever take place launches today, offering students a unique opportunity to compete in one of the fastest growing and most talked about games, VALORANT. Sign-ups are opening now to university students in every corner of the globe, offering the ultimate opportunity to shine in VALORANT.… Read the rest
Generation Esports (GenE) announced that registration to the 2021 Winter Challenge seasonal gaming tournament from the High School Esports League (HSEL) — North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools — is now open to high school students nationwide. This January, high school esports clubs will compete for college scholarships and real-world prizes from top gaming brands, like ASUS, by mastering a variety of game genres.… Read the rest
Returning for its third year, Red Bull AdrenaLAN will move online in 2020. From Dec 19-20th, Red Bull AdrenaLAN will bring gamers together online, through a fusion of free to enter Canadian tournaments with a prize pool of over $30,000, world of Red Bull show matches, indie showcases, DJ streams, and much more.… Read the rest
Gamers, it’s time to level-up. JBL announced a first-of-its-kind global gaming tournament that puts consumers at the center of the action: The JBL Quantum Cup. JBL has partnered with ESL, the largest esports organization in the world, to bring to life this cutting-edge experience.
Starting December 11, consumers will be able to watch the top names in esports face off in three of the hottest battle royale and shooter games: Fortnite, Valorant and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG).… Read the rest
FACEIT revealed the launch of its first Collegiate programs for Counter Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends and Valorant with a combined prizepool of $55k. The programs represent the further development of the FACEIT Collegiate Division which recently partnered with Ubisoft on the first collegiate esports league for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege
The FACEIT Collegiate Leagues will see tournaments across three leading games, CS:GO League of Legends, and VALORANT, offering competitive opportunities for collegiate players of all levels.… Read the rest