100 Thieves gained the battle of the triple-initiator compositions to open their sequence in opposition to Havan Liberty at VCT Masters Three Berlin earlier than trouncing the Brazilian facet on their very own map decide to win the opening match of Group C.
Each rosters busted out triple-initiator comps on Ascent, methods that every had debuted throughout regional Stage Three play. Havan opted for Sova, Skye, and Breach alongside Astra and Jett, whereas 100T utilized Sova, Skye, and KAY/O with Omen and Jett. Shion produced the primary kill of the sequence with the Breach aftershock onto a trapped Hiko, however after a few prolonged tech pauses, 100T started to construct a lead because of metal’s presence on KAY/O. His suppression knife was a pivotal a part of any profitable 100T retake, and a few key clutches from none aside from Hiko put his workforce forward 9-3 at halftime.
Metal delivered once more to start out the second half, successful a one-vs-one within the pistol spherical to essentially crank up the strain on the Brazilian facet. 100T discovered little to no resistance over the following three rounds, taking websites with ease and ending map one shortly 13-3.
With the sequence shifting again to Icebox, the compositions shifted again to one thing extra conventional; a single initiator for each side. Havan went for double duelist with Reyna and Jett, and 100T opted for 2 controllers in Viper and Omen to flank their single duelist in Asuna, who picked his dependable Reyna. His 3k within the opening pistol spherical gave 100T an early jolt of power on Havan’s map decide, and his opening kills all through the primary half shut down the Havan assault for a lot of the first half. 100T switched to assault main 8-4.
Havan’s personal Reyna participant, Shion, gave his workforce a lifeline with a 4k within the second half pistol spherical, however an unreal 1v2 by a Hiko with solely 15 factors of well being within the first full purchase spherical broke the Brazilian economic system and their spirits. 100T claimed 5 straight rounds on the assault to finish the sequence in a decisive 2-0 method, taking Havan’s decide of Icebox away 13-6.
The team designed to compete on LAN regarded stellar of their offline VALORANT debut, ending the primary day of motion in Berlin in dominant style. The North American roster is now one win away from reaching the playoffs and will accomplish that as early as Sunday in opposition to the winner of Gambit and Loopy Raccoon. Havan Liberty should wait till Tuesday simply to play an elimination match to outlive.
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