In this blog, we will be getting into the full coverage of the Valorant TEC Challenger from Day 1 to the Grand Finals!
Valorant TEC Challenger is an Esports tournament for the Valorant Indian Esports scene.
This year, Enigma Gaming won the trophy by giving an amazing comeback.
The whole tournament was definitely a nail biting one!
Recently, there have been plenty of Valorant tournaments and series that are coming up, and the most recent one in India was the Valorant TEC Challenger. This is the 8th season of the series, and it gets better with every season. The recent Challenger just got over, and fans were quite satisfied with the whole series. In this blog, we will be getting into all the details about the Valorant TEC Challenger Series 8!
When was the Valorant TEC Challengers Series 8 held?
For those who are unaware of when the Valorant TEC Challengers Series 8 was held, the group stage was held from July 26th to July 31st. However, the main Challengers were held from August 12th to August 14th. In this blog, we will be covering the main events, which were held with quite the grandeur and pomp that one gets to see rarely in the Indian Esports scene. The tournament has been much awaited for quite some time. Nonetheless, the series has ended with quite a bang, and we are here to provide you with all the details that you might have missed!
Valorant TEC Challengers Series 8 Day 1
Day 1 had started with quite the bang, and people were more than excited to see what was in store for the teams who had finally qualified for the Play-Offs. Four teams had qualified for the LAN tournament: Velocity Gaming, Enigma Gaming, Revenant Esports, and Orangutan. These are the major Esports teams in all the Esports that are held in the country, and the fans were more than excited to know who was going to be the ruler in the world of Valorant among them. All the matches were more intense than usual and were quite close. All the results were declared based on the best of the three maps.
The first match was held between Orangutan and Enigma Gaming. The maps were Bind, Ascent, and Icebox. Orangutan won the first map with a 13-10, which was quite close. The next map was dominated by Engima Gaming, where they won with a 15-13 which was quite a tough comeback. Unfortunately, they had to lose to Orangutan on the very next map, where they won with a 13-9, even though Enigma at first showed great promise of winning the map. Finally. Orangutan was promoted to go to the Upper Bracket Finals!
The next match was held between Velocity Gaming and Revenant Esports. The maps decided were Bind, Pearl, and Ascent. Velocity had an amazing start on the first map with a score of 13-10. However, on the very next map, Revenant Esports gave a tough competition to Velocity and took the win with a score of 13-6. On the final map, it seemed like none of the teams was going to lose so easily, as it was taken to overtime. However, after quite a tough and close call, Velocity Gaming won the match with a score of 15-13. With this, Velocity Gaming was all set to meet Orangutan in the Upper Bracket Finals.
Valorant TEC Challengers Series 8 Day 2
The second day of the Challengers was quite tense because one of the four teams was to be disqualified from the Challengers. Fans were rooting for their teams and were quite tense as to who could be going to the next Finals, and who would be gone forever. The teams were the same as on Day 1.
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The first match of the day took place between Engima Gaming and Revenant Esports. The maps chosen were Pearl, Ascent, and Icebox. The Lower Bracket Semi-Finals started. This was going to be a tough match, as the first win went to Revenant Esports, who had made quite a great comeback from 7-5 and won the map with a score of 11-13. On the next map, Enigma Gaming took the win with a 13-4. This was a massive blow to Revenant’s pace, and they could not return from the blow in the last match, where Enigma took the win once again with a 13-6. Revenant Esports has to leave the Valorant TEC Challenger first among the four teams. On the other hand, Enigma Gaming qualified for the Lower Bracket Finals.
The second match was between Orangutan and Velocity Gaming. They had gone for Haven, Accent, and Bind. The first win was taken by Velocity Gaming, with a 13-10. This was quite a close call. The second win of the match also went to Velocity Gaming, even though it was quite a close one again. In the end, they won with a score of 13-4.
Therefore, in the end, Orangutan and Enigma Gaming were to meet for the Lower Bracket Finals, and Velocity Gaming for the Grand Finals, to find out who was going to be the winner of the Valorant TEC Challenger Series 8!
Valorant TEC Challengers Series 8 Day 3
This was the final day of the Valorant TEC Challengers Series 8, and the fans were more than excited to see the outcome! The Lower Bracket Finals were going to take place between Enigma Gaming and Orangutan. There was no doubt that Enigma Gaming would manage to completely dominate the whole match, and they did. They were instantly qualified for the Grand Finale and pitted against Velocity Gaming.
The Grand Finals were to have a match with the best of five results. They were to play 5 maps, and the best would win. The maps decided were Breeze, Haven, Bind, Icebox, and Pearl. The first win was taken by Velocity Gaming, and of course, the fans were on edge as the score was 13-6. It was still going to be a dicey game, with no one sure who was going to win. The next map was played, and Enigma Gaming did not go easy on their opponents. They went for overtime and won it with a 16-14. The next match went into overtime, and it seemed that Enigma would be ruthless as they won the map with a 14-12. The fourth map would either be the deciding factor of the tournament or would continue depending on who won. It seemed like Enigma was bent on winning, and they did, with an easy win of 13-6.
Enigma Gaming became the winner of the Valorant TEC Challengers Series 8! With Rawfiul as the MVP of the tournament. Velocity Gaming came in second and, lastly, Orangutan came in third.
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