The official e-sports tournament “VALORANT Champions 2022” for the free tactical FPS “VALORANT” was held, and LOUD from Brazil defeated OpTic Gaming 3-1 to win the championship.
VALORANT Champions 2022 Grand Finals
- Ascent: 15-13
- Binds: 6-13
- Breeze: 16-14
- Haven: 13-5
Defender OpTic’s deep defense on the first map paid off, and the game ended at 7-5. After that, the OpTic lead went to 12-8, but LOUD won 4 rounds in a row and went into overtime. LOUD took the lead and took the lead.
In the second map, OpTic Marveld made a 1v3 clutch at first, then it was completely OpTic’s pace. In the first half, they completely suppressed the match to 10-2 and returned the match to a tie.
OpTic leads the third map as well, but LOUD takes a timeout and regains the pace to wrap it up 6-6. Even after that, the battle continued and the game went into overtime. LOUD wins after two deuces, leaving one map to win.
On the 4th map, LOUD took 3 rounds at the opening and returned 7-5. After that, Less scored an ace and won the trophy.
standings and prizes
LOUD became the first winning team outside of North America and Europe. Japan’s ZETA DIVISION was a “group of death” that faced the champion and runner-up teams, so unfortunately they were eliminated from the group stage.
- 1st place: LOUD ($300,000)
- 2nd place: OpTic Gaming ($150,000)
- 3rd place: DRX ($110,000)
- 4th place: FunPlus Phoenix ($80,000)
- Tie for 5th: XSET ($60,000)
- Tie for 5th: Fnatic ($60,000)
- Tie for No. 7: Leviatan ($40,000)
- Tie for 7th: Team Liquid ($40,000)
The International League will start in 2023 and the selected teams will be announced next week. It will be interesting to see which team will be selected.
- Title: VALORANT
- Release date: June 2, 2020
- Target model: PC (Riot Games)