Berlin The dress rehearsal was a success: The Valorant professionals from Team Liquid duped the European competition at the Red Bull Home Ground, the last major EU tournament before the Champions tournament in December.
Team Liquid celebrates at the last test of strength before the Valorant World Cup: The e-athletes of the Dutch e-sports organization secured victory at Red Bull’s Home Ground tournament.
In the hard-fought final of the online tournament, Team Liquid defeated the professionals from Acend 3: 1 according to Maps (15:13; 15:17; 13:11; 13:11). It is the acclaimed end to an ideal tournament for Liquid with six wins from six games.
(Almost) perfect tournament for Team Liquid
“This feels so good. We showed how well we can play ”, said Liquids Adil“ ScreaM ”Benrlitom in the livestream of the event about the performance of his team.
With a view to the close final and the upcoming Valorant World Championship in December, the Belgian e-athlete had a message for the competition: “It’s scary. We played badly today, but still defeated Acend – one of the best EU teams. “
G2 loses Berlin duel against BIG
One month before the World Cup in Berlin, the tournament was a dress rehearsal. While the professionals of the Dutch e-sports organization were able to cheer, it was mixed for the three other qualified EU teams. Acend made it to the final, but Gambit Esports and Fnatic were eliminated in the quarterfinals against the eventual finalists.
The tournament went even worse for G2 Esports. The team based in Berlin ended up in last place in its preliminary group. The team not only lost to Liquid, but also surprisingly against the BIG esports team, which is also based in the capital.
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