NRG Defeat C9, LOUD Survive Against Leviatán to Qualify for VCT Americas Playoffs

VCT Americas
24/02/2024 | “NRG dominates Cloud9 while LOUD triumphs over Leviatán in intense VCT Americas showdowns. Exciting prospects for Masters Madrid ahead! | Credits: Valorant

The Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Americas began with a burst of energy as elite teams faced off in fierce showdowns for dominance. NRG and LOUD stood out as powerful contenders, solidifying their places in the Kickoff playoffs with impressive wins over tough rivals. At the same time, up-and-coming talents like Leviatán shined brightly, hinting at an exciting tournament ahead packed with surprises and memorable highlights. NRG showcased their championship experience by sweeping Cloud9, while LOUD exhibited their expertise and tactics in a dominant win over Leviatán.

NRG Dominates Cloud9 in VCT Americas Opener

The start of the VCT Americas day was nothing short of electrifying as they showcased their undeniable superiority against Cloud9 in a series that left spectators on the edge of their seats. The spotlight was firmly on NRG’s exceptional skills on the Sunset map, a terrain that Cloud9 had previously thrived on. However, NRG’s first appearance on this battleground was nothing short of awe-inspiring as they secured a resounding 13-7 win, leaving no doubt about their dominance. The victory was largely attributed to the outstanding plays exhibited by the dynamic duo of Ethan and Demon1, who seemed to be in a league of their own. Their synergy and precision were unmatched, leaving Cloud9 scrambling to keep up with their relentless onslaught. NRG’s performance on the Sunset map was a testament to their unwavering determination and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Sunset: NRG’s Debut Triumph

Cloud9’s choice of Sunset seemed promising, given their successful track record on the map. However, NRG proved to be a formidable opponent, jumping out to an 8-4 halftime lead, courtesy of Ethan and Demon1’s commanding play with the Operator. Despite Cloud9’s efforts, NRG’s decision to place Demon1 on Jett proved to be a game-changer, with his exceptional performance leading to a comfortable 13-7 win for NRG, marking their debut on the map with a resounding victory.

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Ascent: NRG’s Continued Dominance

On the following map of Ascent, NRG showcased their superiority by winning five rounds on the more challenging side. Despite Cloud9’s attempt at a comeback, NRG’s strategic mid-control and split attacks on the bomb sites helped them establish a strong 11-7 lead. Nevertheless, Cloud9 fought back, winning four rounds in a row to tie the score at an exciting 11-11 deadlock.

Overtime Drama and NRG’s Victory

The tension escalated as Cloud9 forced overtime with a remarkable performance, fueled by Demon1’s Operator prowess and a critical push off the back of Xeppaa’s KAY/O ultimate. In overtime, NRG capitalized on defensive pushes into key areas, ultimately clinching both the map and the series, with Demon1 leading the charge with an impressive 43 kills, including 20 Operator kills.

NRG’s Path to Masters Madrid

NRG’s dominant triumph in the Americas solidifies its position as a formidable force in the competitive Valorant scene. With an exceptional display of skill and teamwork, NRG, led by the exceptional gameplay of Demon1, leaves no doubt about their capabilities as they pave the way for an exhilarating journey towards Masters Madrid. When asked about NRG’s chances at the upcoming tournament, Demon1 confidently declares, “We possess five champions,” emphasizing the team’s unwavering belief in their abilities to conquer any challenge that comes their way. With their impressive performance and unwavering determination, NRG stands poised to make a lasting impact at Masters Madrid and establish themselves as a force to be reckoned with on the international stage.

LOUD Triumphs Over Leviatán in Intense Showdown

The highly anticipated clash between LOUD and Leviatán lived up to the hype, as fans eagerly tuned in to witness the epic showdown between two formidable teams. The reunion between Aspas and his former teammates added an intriguing element to the match, with tensions running high as both sides fought for victory and a spot in the prestigious Masters Madrid tournament. The gameplay was spectacular, with players showcasing their skills and strategic prowess, while the captivating storylines and rivalries added an extra layer of excitement. As the match reached its climax, the audience was left in awe of the players’ dedication and skill, making it a truly unforgettable showdown.

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Bind: Leviatán’s Dominant Display

Leviatán displayed remarkable individual talents and strategic brilliance on Bind, establishing a dominant 9-3 advantage while attacking. Despite LOUD’s courageous attempts to mount a comeback, Leviatán’s precise execution and unwavering aggression proved overwhelming, ultimately guaranteeing a resounding triumph on Bind.

Split: LOUD’s Resilient Comeback

Despite being down at halftime, LOUD showed resilience and determination in an intense showdown on Split, making an impressive comeback from a 9-3 deficit. Less and kiNgg led the charge with standout performances, but it was the team’s strategic mastery and synchronized assaults that ultimately propelled them to victory over Leviatán. Every member played their part, showcasing LOUD’s collective effort and unwavering commitment to success. In the end, their hard-fought victory was well-deserved, highlighting their skill, teamwork, and determination.

Ascent: LOUD Secures Series Victory

With an unstoppable momentum, LOUD continued to showcase their dominance in the final map, Ascent. Despite Leviatán’s valiant attempts to make a comeback, LOUD’s strategic compositions and relentless aggression proved to be insurmountable. Their outstanding performance on Ascent sealed the series victory in a commanding fashion.

LOUD’s Path Forward

LOUD’s dominant triumph not only cements their status as a formidable force in the VCT Americas but also showcases their unwavering determination. Spearheaded by the exceptional performances of Less and kiNgg, LOUD’s ability to adapt and strategize on the fly sets the tone for an exhilarating path toward Masters Madrid. After the match, qck exudes unwavering belief in LOUD’s capabilities, emphasizing, “Underestimating us would be a grave mistake. Our versatility knows no bounds, and we are ready to unveil our full potential.”


To wrap things up, the Americas has burst onto the scene with a bang, delivering heart-pounding gameplay and intense rivalries. NRG’s absolute domination against Cloud9 and LOUD’s triumphant victory over Leviatán truly showcases the incredible skill and unwavering determination of these elite teams. With NRG and LOUD securing their spots in the playoffs, excitement mounts as they forge ahead on their path to Masters Madrid. As the tournament unfolds, fans can brace themselves for even more exhilarating showdowns, unexpected upsets, and unforgettable moments as teams battle it out for supremacy in the fiercely competitive VALORANT scene.

Get ready for an adrenaline-fueled season as the dust settles on the opening matches of the VCT! It’s crystal clear that we’re in for a wild ride filled with excitement and mystery. NRG and LOUD are at the forefront, leading the charge and setting the stage for an intense competition. Every team is hungry for glory and a chance to showcase their skills on the international stage at Masters Madrid. Brace yourself for a rollercoaster of challenges and opportunities in each match, as the journey towards the ultimate prize takes unexpected twists and turns.

NRG and LOUD secure wins in their matches, keeping the VCT Americas action alive with exciting matchups and fierce competition. As these teams demonstrate their power and determination, the road to Masters Madrid is shaping up to be a thrilling ride full of suspense and intensity. Keep an eye out for the latest updates as the competitive VALORANT scene heats up.

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