Global eSports earns first VCT 2023 win after defeating Talon eSports at the ongoing Pacific League of the Valorant Champions Tour. It is a vital series for the two squads because they are both looking for their first win of the season.
Both teams have three losses going into the series. Many eSports betting experts expected the series to go the distance. However, Global eSports had other plans. Also, the team made lineup changes to sweep the series.
According to sports news reports, Global eSports faced many criticisms after their losses. However, the team surprised even their fans when it used both Indian players, Abhirup “Lightningfast” Choudhury and Ganesh “SkRossi” Gangadhar.
Global eSports Earns First VCT 2023 Win
SkRossi played for Global Esports for the second time in an official VCT match after his debut at the VCT 2023: LOCK/IN Sao Paulo. But it was Lightningfast, riding his legendary agent Raze, who made his debut with the main cast and immediately made an impression with a memorable performance.
Global Esports began the match on the map Split, which it had chosen, and put up a solid defensive showing, winning the first two rounds. At halftime, the squad rode their momentum to a commanding 9-3 lead.
Talon Esports got off to a good start in the second half, but their momentum never really picked up, and the attackers were able to pull away for a 13-6 triumph.
Talon Esports picked Icebox for the second map, and it was a much closer matchup from the get-go. Both sides fought hard to keep the score even at the half. In the second half, neither team let up on the pressure they had been putting. Global Esports pulled away from their pursuers and ultimately won the map 13-11.
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