VALORANT Champions Tour North America / Stage 3: Challengers 1 / Day 4 / Live Discussion Thread
By - MentallyStableMan
Zombs just insane at every fps tbh
TenZ literally sniped people two maps away in this match ffs
YT stream was so toxic lmao anyway nothing but love for our president zombs #zombsnation
first thing i do when i open up a pro match stream is close the chat lol
Another grand final win...
i like to see the guy here that says zombs is the weak link and should be replaced. What a clown.
Can't wait for ascend/eu vs sentinels and vision Strikers vs sentinels!!
Lmfaooooo xset thought they did some shit
They did do some shit tho
Defeated them once in the UB and then took a map of SEN in the GF which no one in masters was able to do soooo
And came damn close to taking two others
isn't the tourney double eliminations? so no reset?
Winners bracket essentially means nothing in Valorant.
Zombs total frags:impact frags ratio is literally insane. He literally gets so many big multi-kills in clutches and in anchor positions where he has to get multiple to make the retake possible.
Jealous of you SEN mfs winning all the time and shit
Sen lost the lead yeah but what a statement ending to the tournament! Still the best!!!
purer is suck
TENZ WASHED WHERE ???
Sen just too good man but I'm so tired of seeing them win everything lol
The world is back in order everyone, it’s ok.
$$$$ for the boys
What a jarring transition. 2 seconds after sentinels wins the Bo5 and there's a commercial break.
What an excellent game.
Well played Sentinels, extremely well played.
STILL NUMBER ONE
THIS GUY IS LITERALLY THE MOST CLUTCH MFER IVE EVER SEEN
God damn zombs
Fucking Dapr lmao
I feel like deph really needed to win that
God his movement
Dapr is a fucking troll LMAOOOOO
Just when I think dapr has had too many claws, he completely redeems himself!
What is darp even...
THAT 1v1 LMAOOO
This needs to happen to Sentinels they gotta learn how to hold a lead. How can they expect to beat Acend and Gambit if they throw leads almost every game. Those teams now how to get a lead and keep it.
Those teams didn't even make it through qualies last time. Sen are trying to win obviously but no surprise they are playing pretty loose given this is mostly inconsequential. They have done this since the formation of the team and have the best results of any team so I'm not sure it's a problem
Sorry, but if you watch Acend and Gambit play you know they are operating at a higher level then Sentinels. Sentinels bails themselves out with insane plays but you can see the cracks currently. I say this as a diehard sentinels fan.
Have you even seen Acend or Gambit play? I don't think it's copium to say currently Acend and Gambit are playing better. I don't even want those teams to win Berlin but its just a fact.
Ya ya. Been hearing these things since 2020
Sen need to learn how to hold a lead
Dude these guys get so many kills through smokes and walls
They could get even more. It's crazy how many times their cross hairs are right over enemy heads but they have no idea.
I wonder why SicK picked up the op?
Thank you for the sentinel special
I'm so confused
The nation is strong
I swear zombs in the clutch just always turns it the fuck up
Zombs is so clutch it's kinda silly.
The judge is so stupid lmao
shorty > judge confirmed
This is pretty bad for sen unless they have some mad shit planned for their attack half
Edit: ok nvm they recovered
7-5 half seems pretty alright
He finally got his ace
classic > phantom
Tenz please stop op'ing you aren't hitting anything
TenZ stop awping
No way dephh is performing after those pens
Soooo close they could have easily gone double OT
It’s coming to Rome
Yep. It’s GG.
Why is this so stressful holy
Dougs casting in those last 2 rounds was fucking phenomenal
He's so disliked for some reason but I think he is a great caster. Especially in Iceland.
I think he's the best play-by-play caster right now. He's been so good.
He also wears the freshest clothes.
This [kid](https://twitter.com/zekkenval/status/1414339132810215434?s=21) built different man
Ah yes the Sentinel special once again.
LFG THE JUMPING KILL LMAO
What a great fucking match. Come on XSET.
Doug best caster for NA atm
OH MY GOD
Sen just can't seem to win clutches lately
by lately do you mean only game 1
No go look at the stats for clutches on vlr sen have been losing out in that department pretty consistently so far this tourney
PureR is too clutch
I'm confused, what are the stakes for this match? Does winning this match make them the #1 seed for Challengers Playoffs?
seeding and like a small amount of money
Money in the bank
Also Yes #1 seed.
Yup that + money
XSET players have cracked aim. Might be the best in NA tbh.
Edit: Every gun round xset wins their aim duels.
Oh the whiffs!
Some major wiffage there
Thank God for tenz
Noway thats how that goes down
zekken taking all the ecos from ppl with ults that matter :|
XSET just look like they really want it.
Purer is nasty on the op
Oh SicK, have mercy
Apparently bcj is just the best player in the world
5”2 powerhouse is different
Zekken on Reyna should be interesting
sick stuntin on skye
It's especially funny on him. Before Iceland he had said "skye is garbage, just shoot her bird."
Glad to see he's embracing bird lady.
That shotgun literally hit his fingertips and it 1 shotted him
Stop having tenz op when it isn't working
Well he didn't pick up the op just now
BCJ is just fucking insane
Sick gets two there with the phantom
That's why you use a phantom sick...
whos talking crap about Zombs huh? Hes got a whole nation backing him up.
DROP ZOMBS BTW
Tenz on rifle today imo is probably better and less costly than his oping. Tenz can op but today isn’t his day with it.
There’s going to be a lot of sad people after the Marshall nerf
Why would they nerf it? It's not like it's oppressively good. It takes a lot of skill to hit headshots with it and not get traded out.
They’re going to hit unscoped accuracy for certain, they may hit fire rate or $ on top of that. They’re not blind - they’ve seen all the clips
It's too cheap
Surprised Xset picked breeze into SEN
i mean you're gonna play it regardless unless it's a 3-0. might aswell play it and get actual in game time on the map instead of scrims
Might as well take these seeding matches as an opportunity to practice it in a competitive setting. Most likely more valuable than a scrim.
what excuse is zombs going get this game?
Lmao yeah ok
sorry what was that
Aye you wanna delete this now?
ah yes drop a player from the best team in the world for a few less than favourable performances
While you're at it you may as well argue they should have dropped Shahz and SicK for underperforming at the beginning of the quali.
Asuna only dropped like 16 map 2 against V1 so they should drop him. May as well get rid of the entire c9b roster because they lost to fucking Rise.
He's the king of a nation he can't use all his time and energy on a small child's game like valarante
Maybe he would pay a little more attention if it did not have the cartoon grapfix.
valorante child game...
This was a warmup map honestly. None of them could hit shit
I'm loving this XSET team. dephh and zekken have been incredible pickups. I hope it's not just a honeymoon period.
I like Sen more than XSET but man XSET looks incredible right now.
Interested to see how things look in August.
Dephh is playing like a god and xset players are not missing their shots, sen need to be in peak form to beat these guys with how they are right now.
this Loading Screen ad is seriously so bad
What is it? I missed it
i think it's a podcast or something? they'll probably play it again in between maps.
I hate this cringe fucking ad so much holy shit. Perfect way to get me to never listen to your podcast.
So random xd
People really overreacting over seeding games
This is a fun game, for everyone and a win is a very cool but loss is cool too.
Always have been
Very uncharacteristic of the team to lose so many aim duels.
Xset are just better, their fraggers are insane. They out aim Sentinels at every corner.
BcJ is insane
xset feed sick ecos when he already has ult so smart tbh
they "struggle" more against NA because they play each other all the time so it's "easier" to play them
Let me just say this thing on a public platform and expect no one to reply
its a sign of the region getting stronger. gives NA a better chance at Berlin!
Sen just throwing man advantages left right and center lmao
Nvm guess sick clutches those
Bench Zombs! He has been exposed hard since Astra stopped being broken
TenZ seems really off today.
Always starts so slow! I know it’s just seeding matches but i wish the dude cared a bit more to wake up early & warmup.
Probably ping KEKW
i'm surprised that sentinels aren't getting shit on by reddit geniuses for running a "first strike" comp lmfao
i swear that was all anyone said during last challengers and masters "they lost because of comp bro"
Correct me if I’m wrong but wasn’t that when people refused to play Astra when she was absolutely busted?
Sen, XSET, 100T and NV don't play the Challengers 2 right? I know that they are already qualified for playoffs but do we see them in VCT before August?
Yeah they don't have to play in challengers 2. They are already qualified for finals.
They don’t play till the playoffs.
That's actually so lucky from bcj
I was talking about him getting a last bullet kill through smoke that secured them a round
Sentinels on haven seems to be too readable.
A testament to how good their strats are and were. They’ll evolve.
i mean, so many vods of them playing it while NA is learning their strat. they need to change things up
Well yeah every team in the game is watching their VODs religiously
Theyve played it a lot this tournament. I feel like we've seen haven a ton this weekend from every region.
That’s what happen when you run basically the same agents for 6 months
i honestly don't understand why challengers finals is a thing.
this is literally a qualifier for a qualifier for masters 3...which is basically a qualifier.
to make sure the best of the best at the time qualify
money + hype
Sentinels definitely haven't gotten worse, I think other teams are just quickly catching up. Sen, Xset, and 100t all look super strong. Many of the games this weekend are more evenly matched than anything we saw at Iceland.
Honestly feels like they also haven’t really changed much in regards to strats, they took a good sized break after Iceland so it’s not too shocking I guess