Velocity Gaming wins The Esports Club Valorant Challenger Series
The Esports Club had announced a series of 5 Valorant tournaments. The first one collectively boasted a prize pool of ₹7,50,000 and was by far the highest prize pool ever offered in India for Valorant.
In the Grand Finals of The Esports Club Valorant Challenger Series, Velocity Gaming took over Godsquad 3-1 in what looked like a very one-sided affair.
Tejas “Rite2Ace” Sawant stood out as the defining player in the Grand Final
Tejas is mainly known for his Sage and Sova role. In the Grand Finals he preferred Sova as Sage was nerfed in the recent Valorant 1.07 patch.
The first map, Ascent, against Team GodSquad ended 13-7 where Excali topped the KDA charts with 21 kills, with Tejas following close with a 17.
The second game on Bind was a bit closer and the map ended with Tejas making a 3v1 clutch against Team GodSquad, with his Sova. Tejas topped the frag count in Bind with 23 kills and had the highest ACS of 286.
However, the third map on Haven didn’t go well, and even though they were leading 11-8 late into the match, Team GodSquad turned it around to win out the map 13-11.
Deathmaker and Rexy from GodSquad were amazing with Jett and Omen respectively.
Velocity Gaming is the best Valorant team in India
Tejas 'Rite2Ace' Sawant, Karan 'Excali' Mhaswadkar, Anuj 'Amaterasu' Sharma, Sabyasachi 'Antidote' Bose, and Vibhor 'Vibhore' Vaid joined forces after Valorant was launched, with a motive to be the best team in the country and hence Team Vertigo was founded. They have won almost every major tournament that was held in the past few months.
The roster got picked up by Velocity gaming which is a prestigious Indian E-sports Organization owned by Manoj "SENTINEL" Kasyap. The players acknowledged Velocity Gaming, stating that they finally found a home at Velocity and received overwhelming support.
The Indian PC gaming scene is growing each day after the launch of Valorant. Indian gamers look up to teams like Velocity Gaming as they are the best team in India and have the caliber and drive to become one of the best teams in the world. The Indian Gaming scene took a hit in 2018 when Nikhil 'forsaken' Kumawat was caught hacking during Zowie eXTREMESLAND 2018 finals, but things are finally getting better now.