Sentinels defeated XSET 3-1 within the grand closing of the VALORANT Champions Tour Stage Three Challengers One event immediately after an intense journey by means of the primary occasion. The workforce earned the primary seed within the Challengers Playoffs and moved one step nearer to Masters 3 Berlin.
The sequence began with a 13-9 XSET win on Haven. They misplaced the pistol rounds within the first half, however made up for it by successful eight straight rounds and ending the half 8-4. Sentinels received rounds extra steadily within the second half, however XSET nonetheless completed the map 13-9. Whereas this made Sentinels followers nervous about XSET defeating them twice in a single event, Sentinels weren’t able to go down 2-0 within the sequence.
The primary half on Breeze was a distinct story. Sentinels completed the primary half with 9 spherical wins, together with a six-round successful streak to start out the sport. Sick led his workforce to victory with 24 kills and secured a 3k within the closing spherical.
Sentinels maintained the momentum going into map three on Icebox and received the primary two rounds of the sport. XSET didn’t allow them to run wild, nonetheless, and managed to complete the primary half 6-6. The second half was a backwards and forwards ordeal as each groups traded blows. Sentinels have been about to take a 2-1 lead till XSET’s AYRIN pulled off a two vs. one clutch to power the sequence into time beyond regulation.
However Sentinels’ zombs additionally got here to play and received the map for his workforce by leaping off the rope on A web site on the final second, killing deph with sufficient time to defuse the bomb.
Each groups refused to provide the opposite a bonus on map 4, Ascent. They took turns successful rounds within the first half, though Sentinels managed to complete the half with a one-round benefit. Sentinels’ TenZ pulled off an unbelievable ace in spherical eight, displaying simply how lethal he’s with Jett’s Blade Storm.
The primary two rounds within the second half went to Sentinels, however XSET stopped them from snowballing in spherical 15 and received 4 straight rounds, taking the sport to 10-10. Sentinels went on a lethal run, nonetheless, successful the ultimate three rounds of the sport and incomes the title of Challengers One champions.
Sentinels earned the primary seed within the VCT Stage Three Challengers Playoffs and the $20,000 prize for his or her efficiency. They maintained their spot as one of many high groups in North America and moved one step nearer to Masters 3 Berlin. XSE, nonetheless, additionally earned a spot within the Challengers Playoffs and may have an opportunity for revenge.
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