KRÜ Esports Falls to G2 Esports while Leviathan Triumphs in VCT Americas Kickoff

KRÜ Esports Falls to G2 Esports while Leviathan Triumphs in VCT Americas Kickoff

19. February 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

The competitive Valorant scene is heating up as teams battle it out in the VCT Americas Kickoff tournament. In this latest round of matches, KRÜ Esports faced off against G2 Esports, resulting in a 2-1 defeat for KRÜ, while Leviathan emerged victorious against 100 Thieves with a score of 2-1.

KRÜ Esports vs. G2 Esports

KRÜ Esports made their debut in the VCT Americas Kickoff tournament against G2 Esports, but unfortunately fell short with a 2-1 loss in a closely contested series. Despite putting up a strong fight, KRÜ Esports was unable to secure victory and now finds themselves in the lower bracket.

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The series kicked off on Icebox, with G2 Esports taking the early rounds. However, KRÜ Esports mounted a comeback in the second half, equalizing the score before ultimately succumbing to a 13-9 defeat.

The following map, Sunset, saw KRÜ Esports take the lead, but G2 Esports rallied in the second half to force a tie and ultimately secure a 13-9 victory. The deciding map, Ascent, was a closely fought battle, but G2 Esports emerged victorious with a 13-11 scoreline.

With this loss, KRÜ Esports now moves to the lower bracket and awaits the outcome of the series between G2 Esports and Evil Geniuses. Fans can catch KRÜ Esports in action once again on February 25th, with the match streaming on Valorant Latin America’s official YouTube and Twitch channels.

Leviathan vs. 100 Thieves

Leviathan kicked off their VCT Americas Kickoff campaign with a strong showing against 100 Thieves, securing a 2-1 victory and advancing to the upper bracket. Despite facing a formidable opponent, Leviathan’s new roster, led by standout players Corbin “C0M” Lee and Erick “aspas” Santos, delivered an impressive performance.

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The series began on Bind, where Leviathan dominated from the pistol round, securing aggressive takes and ultimately clinching a 13-9 victory. The following map, Split, saw 100 Thieves take control in the first half with a commanding 9-3 lead. However, Leviathan fought back in the second half, but fell short as 100 Thieves forced a decider with a 13-9 win.

The final map, Icebox, saw Leviathan take an early lead and maintain control throughout the match, securing a 13-11 victory and sealing their spot in the upper bracket. Leviathan will face LOUD on February 23rd in their next match, while KRÜ Esports will make their debut in the lower bracket against G2 Esports on February 18th.

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The VCT Americas Kickoff tournament continues to deliver thrilling matchups as teams battle for supremacy in the competitive Valorant scene. With KRÜ Esports looking to bounce back from their defeat and Leviathan riding high on their victory, fans can expect more excitement in the upcoming matches.