Valorant Champions 2023 is in full swing, and the excitement is reaching new heights as the tournament enters its sixth day. With a massive prize pool of $2,250,000. This year’s Champions event has brought together sixteen top teams from around the world, representing all four major regions. As the battle for the coveted “world champion” title intensifies. The stage is set for thrilling matchups and epic showdowns.
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Already, the tournament has seen the emergence of four qualified teams for the playoff stages. Leaving just four more slots to be filled in the days to come. Among the captivating clashes set to unfold on day six. All eyes are on the eagerly anticipated showdown between KRU Esports and Giants. These two teams have earned their spots through the Last Chance Qualifiers (LCQs) of their respective regions, and they carry high hopes and aspirations as they step onto the grand stage of Valorant Champions 2023.
The journey of KRU Esports has been nothing short of remarkable. After a disappointing performance in the VCT: Americas, where they secured a score of 0-9, their prospects appeared bleak. However, a stunning resurgence in the VCT: America’s LCQ completely turned the tables. The team showcased exceptional skill and determination, clinching their qualification for Champions 2023 Los Angeles. Now armed with renewed momentum and a fresh sense of purpose, KRU Esports is poised to extend its dream run and make a lasting impact on the prestigious tournament.
On the other side of the ring, Giants experienced a mixed regular season in the EMEA region. Their performance had its ups and downs, and they struggled to unleash their full potential. However, a single opportunity remained—the VCT: EMEA LCQ—and Giants seized it with unwavering resolve. They staged a remarkable comeback, triumphing in the event and earning their ticket to Valorant Champions 2023. Notably, they secured victory over strong contenders like NaVi, solidifying their position among the elite teams. In their initial match of the tournament, Giants showcased their preparedness but narrowly fell to EDward Gaming with a score of 1-2.
As the matchup between KRU Esports and Giants draws near, Giants stand as the favourites to emerge victorious. Their recent successes, including their triumphant qualification through the LCQ and their competitive display against EDward Gaming, have positioned them as a force to be reckoned with. The combination of their skill, strategic prowess, and determination makes them a stronger call in this clash.
With both teams having new and enhanced rosters, the upcoming match at Valorant Champions 2023 marks their first-ever meeting on this illustrious stage. Their clash promises to deliver intense gameplay and exhilarating moments as they seek to assert their dominance.
In recent events, KRU Esports secured a commanding victory in the VCT: Americas LCQ, overpowering Leviatan in the Grand Final with an impressive score of 3-1. Similarly, Giants displayed their mettle in the VCT: EMEA LCQ, where they triumphed over NaVi in the Grand Final with a commanding score of 3-0.
- Nicolas “Klaus” Ferrari
- Juan Pablo “NagZ” Lopez Miranda
- Santiago “Daveeys” Ruiz
- Marco “Melser” Machuca
- Angelo “keznit” Mori
- Carlos “axeddy” Galvão (Substitute)
- Jorge “Atom” Noriega (Head Coach)
- Adolfo “Fit1nho” Gallego
- Aaro “hoody” Peltokangas
- Žygimantas “nukkye” Chmieliauskas
- Emir “rhyme” Muminovic
- Kirill “Cloud” Nehozhin
- Daniil “pipsoN” Meshcheryakov (Head Coach)
The thrilling clash between KRU Esports and Giants will be live on the official Twitch and YouTube channels of Valorant. Fans can also look forward to watching their favourite streamers hosting watch parties. Adding to the excitement of the event. By linking their Riot accounts to Twitch. Viewers can unlock limited in-game drops that enhance their gaming experience.
Mark your date for this matchup, scheduled to take place on August 11, 2023, at 12 pm PDT / 9 pm CEST / 12:30 am IST (the next day). As Valorant Champions Los Angeles 2023 continues to unfold, the battle for supremacy intensifies, and fans around the world eagerly anticipate the thrilling clashes that lie ahead.