Main Event Bracket for North American VALORANT First Strike Tournament:
Riot announced Valorant First Strike tournament qualifiers last month. After performing in the qualifiers, top 8 teams from North America have qualified for the Valorant First Strike:NA regional finals. There was 2 qualifiers NSG and UMG which recently concluded and top 4 teams from each qualifiers got seeded into the regional finals of Valorant First Strike: NA.
From the Valorant First Strike North America – NRG Tournament, Team Envy, 100 Thieves, Renegades and Sentinels directly got qualified for the Valorant First Strike: North America. If we look into the performance from teams like Cloud9 Blue, Dignitas and Complexity Gaming through out the whole qualifiers, there will be Team SoloMid, T1, FaZe Clan and Immortals who joining the Valorant First Strike: NA regional finals. If we take a look on the First Strike North America – UMG Tournament, in semifinals FaZe Clan defeated T1 by 2-0 on the other semifinals TSM defeated Immortals by 2-1 and qualified for the finals where they faced FaZe Clan and defeated them too. Team SoloMid has won the Valorant First Strike North America – UMG Tournament.
First Strike Tournament Details:
Valorant First Strike North America contains eight teams who will be battling for a massive prizepool of $100,000 USD. All Matches will be played in Best of 3 modes except finals which will be played in the Best of 5 mode. Regional Finals of Valorant First Strike North America will be played in Single Elimination format where if you lose then you will be out the tournament. Valorant First Strike North America Regional Finals will be held from 3 December to 6 December 2020.
However, Top 8 teams qualified for the first Riot – sponsored esports tournament, teams need to fight harder for the win. The real grind is about to begin where best teams accross the region will battle for become the best. Top 8 teams who will battle in the finals, is listed below:
• Team SoloMid
Current Roster :- reltuC, hazed, Wardell, Subroza, drone and Coach -Tailored
TSM is the one of the strongest teams in these 8 teams after finishing in 4-8 in First Strike North America: NRG Tournament, team moved to UMG Tournament where they have win the tournament and qualify for the regional finals of Valorant First Strike North America. TSM’s aggressive gameplay worked in their favor especially Cypher and Killjoy’s Traps.
• FaZe Clan
Current Roster :- corey, ZachaREEE, Marved, babybay and Rawkus
FaZe’s path was full of difficulties, especially after placing in the group of death along with NRG Esports, Andbox and TSM. After lost against the TSM, FaZe have to beat GEN.G in quarterfinals to qualify and they did it and qualified for the Regional Finals of Valorant First Strike North America.
Current Roster :- brax, AZK, Skadoodle, DaZeD, Spyder and coach – fRoD
On March 9, 2020 T1 stepped in the Valorant Esports by signing brax and after 3 months in June lineup got completed.T1’s roster is one of the promising roster who didn’t lose any series in group stage of First Strike North America – UMG Tournament. T1 has defeated Dignitas, Immortals and a strong opponent Cloud9 Blue squad.
Current Roster :- Genghsta, jcStani, Jmoh, neptune, ShoT_UP and coach – Gunba
Immortals had seen plenty of ups and downs in qualifiers, it was difficult for them to qualify for the main event but help with their new substitute they move on to the top 8. They should perform better than their qualifiers performance to win the title..
• Team Envy
Current Roster :- crashies, food, FNS, mummAy and kaboose
Team Envy looks to so dominating in this tournament, they had won all series including group stage except one which they lost against Sentinels in group stage. They had won the First Strike North America- NRG Tournament and qualified for the Main Event.
• 100 Thieves
Current Roster :- Hiko, nitr0, steel, Asuna and dicey
100T is one of the best team in First Strike North America, they have shown amazing gameplay throughout Tournament. In finals of NRG Tournament they got defeated by Team Envy. But they have managed to qualify for the Valorant First Strike North America Regional Finals.
Current Roster :- ShahZaM, SicK, sinatraa, zombs and dapr
Sentinels is one of that teams who can turn the series in their favor at any moment. They beat Team Envy in group stage of First Strike North America – NRG Tournament and T1 in quarterfinals.
Current Roster :- retrQ, CP2, Winsum, randyySavage, Berghy and coach – coachJ
Renegades looks strong in NRG Tournament where they have Qualified for the Main Event of First Strike North America by defeating Cloud9 Blue which surprised everyone because Cloud9 Blue is one of the strongest team in the tournament.
This event will be live streamed at twitch on from December 3-6. For link click here – Watch Valorant_Esports_NA with me on Twitch! http://www.twitch.tv/valorant_esports_na