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Newcomers: NA Valorant Challengers League Split 1 Week 1, Day 2 Recap

Out with the old guard.   The North American Challengers League 2023 is comprised of 12 teams competing over 2 splits during the year. The first split, set to run from the 1st of Feb until the 17th of Mar, will culminate in attendance to the Mid-Season Invitational. TSM make their mark with their first win of the split and BreakThru emerge victorious after a bloody series against Oxygen Esports. MAD Lions have an impressive debut series, despite their loss,<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen

Usual Suspects: NA Valorant Challengers League Split 1 Week 1, Day 1 Recap

We were rooting for the other guys.   The North American Challengers League 2023 is comprised of 12 teams competing over 2 splits during the year. The first split, set to run from the 1st of Feb until the 17th of Mar, will culminate in attendance to the Mid-Season Invitational. Format Guide. Favorites G2 Esports and The Guard claimed their first scalps of the split in the form of FaZe Clan and Disguised. FaZe Clan had their inaugural roster debut<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen

Riot Responds: Pro City is here to stay!

If you haven’t been following any Valorant news recently, you may still have heard of Pro City. It is an initiative taken on by Sentinels Content Creator Tarik as a response to the crypto betters and throwers that had been cropping up in Valorant’s Ranked queues. However this system was not perfect. Although Tarik did try to keep the invites and application criteria impartial to maintain a high level of competition. However, many players and streamers who thought that they<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Kaustavmani Choudhury

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Dressed for Occasion: Riot Games reveals surprise VCT LOCK//IN Bundle to celebrate Kick-off Valorant event

It comes with a pointy stick. New bundle? Valorant is set to receive a new skin bundle in time to celebrate the upcoming LOCK//IN tournament in São Paulo, Brazil. With the 30 partnered teams across the 3 regions: EMEA, AMERICAS, and PACIFIC set to compete alongside two representative teams from the China region, there’s a whole lot of regional competitiveness on the line. The bundle is set to release on the 8th of Feb, and remain available until the 7th<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen

RAD LIONS return to Valorant: Mad Lions acquire the Dark Ratio Valorant squad

The Valorant Challengers League North America split 1 will kick off this week. The tournament will feature a total of twelve teams. Knights, the Tournament Organisers, Invited six of the playing twelve teams. The rest of the six teams qualified their way through the intense Qualifiers. Out of the six qualified teams, Two F/A teams fought and qualified for the tournament without an organization supporting them. The Spanish Esports Organisation Mad Lions acquired Dark Ratio, one of the two F/A<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ganesh Jadhav

From one Sentinel to another: Killjoy dominates the Valorant agent pick rates Worldwide

If a single agent is synonymous with the Valorant 2022 season, the agent has to be Chamber. Launched on 21st November 2021, with Patch 3.10, Chamber shone throughout the year. After Optic Gaming dominated the first International LAN of 2022 with Chamber at its helm, Chamber became a compulsory pick on all the maps. The agent dominated the rest of the LANs for the rest of the year. In the final patch of 2022, Riot decided to put a nail<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ganesh Jadhav
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The Triumph of F/A teams at Valorant NA Challengers

The Valorant NA Challengers will kick off this week. The top 12 teams in North America Challengers will take on each other in a round-robin format. With six invitees, six additional teams qualified for the tournament, with two of these six teams being F/A teams. If you don't know already, F/A teams do not represent an organisation. With these teams already locked in for the rest of the year, it'd be an excellent opportunity for organisations to sponsor the players.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ganesh Jadhav

Who’s Taking the W: Valorant North American Challengers League Circuit 2023 Split 1 Week 1 Matchup Predictions

The North American 2023 Challengers League is comprised of 12 teams competing over 2 splits in 2023. The first split is set to run from the 1st of Feb until the 17th of Mar. It will culminate in the Mid-Season Invitational, where the top 8 teams will compete for the championship.   The NA Challengers League 2023 is set to begin in a couple of days, with the top 12 non-partnered North American teams competing for the coveted split championship.<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen

Faze Rossy? Faze Clan Valorant in talks to pick-up Rossy

The Open Qualifiers and the LCQ for the six spots at the Knights NA challengers concluded on 23rd January. The top-rated player in the whole qualifiers was The Nation's Daniel "Rossy" Abedrabbo. Rossy amassed a lot of praise for his performance in the Qualifiers. Rossy also caught the eye of Faze Clan. Knights directly invited Faze Clan to the Valorant NA Challengers. Ahead of Split 1 of the Challengers, Faze Clan will be looking to add Rossy as the fifth<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ganesh Jadhav

Strongest Amongst the Heavens: North American Challengers League Circuit 2023 Split 1 Tier List

The North American 2023 Challengers League is comprised of 12 teams competing over 2 splits in 2023. The first split is set to run from the 1st of Feb until the 17th of Mar. It will culminate in the Mid-Season Invitational, where the top 8 teams will compete for the championship.   The NA Challengers League 2023 is set to begin in a few short days, with the top 12 non-partnered North American teams competing for the coveted split championship.<span class="read-more">more</span>

Valorant
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Foo Zen-Wen

Welcome to the Thunderdome: Valorant North American Challengers League Circuit 2023 Split 1 Format Guide

The North American Challengers League 2023 is comprised of 12 teams competing over 2 splits during the year. The first split, set to run from the 1st of Feb until the 17th of Mar, will culminate in attendance to the Mid-Season Invitational.   Format The 12 teams have been split into 2 groups of 6, competing in single round-robin format. Each series will be a Bo3. The group placements were decided through a randomised ball cage that first determined the<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Foo Zen-Wen

Adding to the Arsenal: TSM Valorant adds ex-Gambit Coach Engh

The North American Esports Organisation TSM adds Ex-Gambit Coach Andrey "Engh" Sholokov as the Valorant Division Assistant coach. TSM Valorant was invited to the Knight NA Challengers League and will be playing the first Split of the event starting 2nd February. TSM currently houses seven, corey, gmD, hazed, and NaturE. Daeda, the team's Analyst, is the head coach. Engh will surely be a great addition to the roster as part of the Masters 3 winning squad in Gambit. Engh will<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ganesh Jadhav

Viewer Guide: Valorant Challengers League Philippines Edition

First Split Begins Part of the Pacific Challenger League, the VCT Challenger League Philippines will begin their first split on the 28th of Jan. Organized by Mineski Philippines, the league features eight teams, four directly invited, and four qualified via an open qualifiers that ran from 12th of Jan till the 22nd. The first split will run from the 27th of Jan till the 26th of Feb, culminating in a playoffs series featuring the top 6 teams. Hence, the first<span class="read-more">more</span>

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7d
Foo Zen-Wen

Adding to Evil: Evil Geniuses Valorant add Demon1, Screwface, and Jovi

North American esports Organisation Evil Geniuses add multiple new faces to the Valorant roster, starting with the addition of Demon1 to the Valorant roster a few days prior. Yesterday, the organization announced the arrival of Screwface from Dark Zero to the main Valorant roster. EG also announced the addition of Jovi as the coach for the GC division. We have already covered EG Valorant's history in a previous article, and you can read it here. Evil Geniuses had a good<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ganesh Jadhav

The Saviour of NA: Can Tarik save NA Valorant Queues?

The Saviour of NA - Can Tarik save NA Valorant Queues? Recently, Valorant has been hit with a serious issue of Crypto Betters throwing ranked games. If you’re new to Valorant, or don’t really follow streamers and the pro scene, let me explain. Professional Valorant e-sports athletes and popular streamers have been facing an issue, where crypto betters will queue up with a streamer or a professional player, and then bet against their team. These people will then proceed to<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Kaustavmani Choudhury

Devs confirm a new Game Mode - Team Deathmatch coming to Valorant in 2023

This month's Valorant Dev Diaries featured Anna Donlan, Valorant's executive producer, and Andy Ho, the Game's Director, discussing Valorant 2023. The dev diaries featured a look ahead to the 2023 season featuring new game modes, new agents and maps, and the Premier Beta Launch. This follows the confirmation of Team skins coming to valorant in the upcoming month. Team skins and what would they be? The idea of team skins is not novel to Valorant. Even the game's MOBA cousin,<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Ganesh Jadhav

Valorant Challengers League Korea: Split 1 Regular season kicks off today

The Regular season of the first split of the Valorant Challengers League in South Korea, WCG Challengers League, will kick off tomorrow, starting at 04:00 PM KST. WCG Challengers League will feature six invited teams. Additionally, two teams qualified through the intense qualifiers. Valorant Challengers League Korea Format and Schedule: The first split of the Valorant Challengers League Korea has four stages; Open Qualifiers, Closed Qualifiers, Regular Season, and Playoffs. The season started with Open Qualifiers, which were divided into<span class="read-more">more</span>

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8d
Ganesh Jadhav

Blizzard shuts down gaming services in China

Millions of gamers in China have to say goodbye to their beloved games as Blizzard decided to shut down services for some of their most popular games, including big titles such as World of Warcraft and Overwatch 2. The Situation: Under Chinese law, foreign developers are required to partner with domestic companies to have a game launch in the Chinese market, and even then, they are launched with much scrutiny and censorship. Blizzard decided to partner with NetEase Interactive Entertainment<span class="read-more">more</span>

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Kaustavmani Choudhury
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Viewer Guide: Valorant Challengers League Japan Edition

First Split Begins Part of the Pacific Challengers League, the VCT Challengers League Japan will begin their first split on the 28th of Jan. The split will run until the 10th of Feb. Much like the other challenger leagues, it will culminate in a playoffs at the end, set to run between the 19th of Feb till the 19th of Mar. Organized by RAGE, the league has the unique format of no invited organizations. Instead, eight sets of Open Qualifiers<span class="read-more">more</span>

Valorant
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Foo Zen-Wen