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what the fuck is going on in NA
What the actual fuck is going on with NA. IMT goes from being so trash to desoying a tsm with so much momentum, SEN lose to ABX, the only constants anymore are Xset and 100t.
2021-04-22 18:09

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TenZ | Anuk9999
I think other teams got SEN figured out now. I'm kinda worried about NA for Iceland now.
2021-04-22 18:26
nah I believe in hundred thieves, maybe envy too
2021-04-22 18:27
100T?? KEKW
They wont even qualify for Iceland. Bookmark this comment if you want. I am 100% sure
2021-04-22 20:38
they just won challengers 1 ??? where is this coming from lol
2021-04-22 23:48
I wouldnt be so sure
2021-04-23 01:41
I wouldn't write them off yet. They are a strong contender for the top two spots for masters but I have to admit it is going to be gaunlet.
2021-04-23 10:34
not jumping back to imt yuya?? 😂 hope your good mate and your right 100t among xset and envy are in my oppinion the strongest contenders we got for masters
2021-04-23 13:01
Yeah I like the IMT boys but I just can't handle the constant hate from Twitch chat
2021-04-23 14:00
coming from an Xset fan.... i respect you
2021-04-23 13:28
Well I am a fan of valorant esports in general 😅
2021-04-23 14:01
I think NA will be fine in Iceland. Teams are too focused on qualifying for the event that they'd rather study VODs for the teams they're up against right now rather than focusing on the other regions' teams. Plus, there'll be a ton of VODs for each team going into the Masters event, so everything will be even in terms of knowledge on each team.
2021-04-22 18:59
100 Thieves definitely look on top of the game rn in terms of consistency (I'm biased lol) however upsets aer everywhere. Other teams are catching up and get more VOD to watch of the "top teams" with those exact top teams not being able to see as much of these lesser known teams to prepare against. Top 4 are probably excited to get to watch how these teams are stratting right now which def will give them an advantage in challengers finals, the question is how they use it to their advantage.



TL;DR vod review is important let's go 100T
2021-04-22 18:38
100T might be consistent but they still look like they are struggling with agent comp the only reason they got this far into challengers was because of ethan and the important frags he made. Asuna shined because he had dicey by his side to pull off the plays carelessly but now since he is the only entry they seem to hold him back a lot, idk where they are going with this but i dont think it will work against the best teams in the world
2021-04-24 10:05
I mean I feel like we're gonna be seeing upsets for the rest of the year. Valorant esports is still young and growing, its going to get more and more competitive. And we've already seen just how fast this scene can change with Faze destroying I believe Challengers 3.
2021-04-22 18:46
immortals trash? their team is mechanically one of the best out there... just because you don't like them doesnt make them trash.
2021-04-22 18:47
after the roster switch they fucking sucked for a bit
2021-04-22 18:50
its not about liking them or not its about stats they maybe one of the best mechanically but when it comes to the all important matches they choke their for they suck sorry to say it but its true
2021-04-24 04:51
ikr rip my pickems. Immortals not trash just high highs and low lows.
2021-04-22 18:55
they were never trash until challengers 1. there was no way to know theyd boucne back. they, before their win vs tsm, were trash in every sense of the word
2021-04-23 08:15
Upsets are bound to happen when there's a ton of VODs out there to study. Plus, if you're a top team in any region, every team is looking to beat you. It's just bound to happen. The same thing happened for 100T against Gen. G during Masters 1, unfortunately.
2021-04-22 18:56
nah geng was the darkhorse of that tournament I kind of expected it
2021-04-22 21:51
I mean, prior to that matchup, 100T was able to win against them 2-0 twice (I think). I was expecting 100T to win, but I guess Gen. G finally figured some stuff out.
2021-04-22 22:31
yeah but geng was the darkhorse, meaning they were the underdogs but had a good chance to do really well, almost every match they played in masters 1 they were underdogs. thats what a dark horse is.
2021-04-23 08:18
Oh, okay. Yeah, I agree with that.
2021-04-23 12:26
Envys also hella consistent. But yeah NA going nuts right now. RIP Pick ems
2021-04-22 20:05
tbh my pickems are relatively fine as long as ABX beat C9 and C9 Make a run through the lower bracket
2021-04-22 21:52
thats relative, my lower bracket can still be really good but my upper is gone
2021-04-22 21:53
match fixing LUL
2021-04-22 20:51
SEN boutta lose to t1 now lmao
2021-04-22 21:56
didnt age well
2021-04-22 23:26
t1 hard threw
2021-04-23 08:16
welp, who knew that t1 would decide to throw at the end lol
2021-04-25 13:19
chillll, it was a super bloody close game between ABX and SEN, 15-13 and 13-11, thats as close as it gets. Teams are bound to study the top teams and plan counter strats specifically for them.

You gotta admit tho, it makes for a far more entertaitning series if the winners just dont win all the time
2021-04-22 23:26
paTiTek | tamas1n
that was the reason why i didn't like the astralis era of csgo lol. only one team winning every major tournament? boring!
2021-04-23 02:39
yeah I can't admit that I'm the biggest CSGO ESport fan, but from what I saw of it, it seemed really boring that the same winners won all the time. Where's the thrill? Where's the hype? If I'm just going to go "Oh Astralis going to win this. Oooh lets discuss who'll get second!" , that just seems like a bad Esport scene to me IMO
2021-04-23 19:01
do you realize how many mistakes SEN had to make to lose to ABX the skill diff in itself heavily favors sen, they wouldve lost to t1 if t1 didnt throw rounds on the first 1/2 on icebox. and if they lost that it wouldnt have been pretty. they made so many fucking mistakes but sick and shaz's. skill diff bailed them out. t1 played better as a team, SEN won purely because of skill diff
2021-04-23 08:14
and do you notice how despite the sloppiness of Sentinels game, it was still a one round difference game? They played sloppily, I very much agree with that, but considering they're track record, I'm willing to chock it up due to having a bad day. It happens
2021-04-23 18:58
there are sitll looking shit today, IMT are just looking shitier
2021-04-23 19:01
it's not NA, it's the fact that games are played Online :)

see what happened in CSGO, offline best teams are totally different from online best teams.

online is more difficult to predict.
2021-04-23 04:09
Even TSM showed glimpses of improvement, IMT has been one of the most consistent teams for the last 1-2 months i think...
The ABX/SEN match was a really good one.
2021-04-23 09:06
they sucked in challengers 1 main event.
2021-04-23 09:16
Yeah but who wasn't had a bad tournament of the top10 teams (at least). No one has shown big dominance
2021-04-23 19:01
SEN has never had a bad tournament. this is their worst tournament today
2021-04-23 19:02
in response to psions actaul question, TSM like i said before are in a slump in a real bad way in fsct and i can imagine theirs going to be a massive roster shuffle for them soon to be faie to imt although I still dont rate them they are the better team between them and tsm , sen are now predictable teams have them foguelred out now so i wouldnt be surprised if they get beat again
2021-04-23 13:04
Sentinels is like every great team in sports.. they have bad days - they managed to squeeze out T1 from T1 (1) Split 9 3 first half to win.. Course if you didnt watch this SicK put on one of the most insane performances in all of valorant to date.

They also kinda threw against andbox on haven .. they had a 5 v 2 to win shahz had sonic and it may have just won it but things happen.. Still Shahzam and SicK put on a clinic against T1 icebox

I feel like TSM struggles to find their form.. but when they are in top form they are top 3 for sure.. NV is solid but not dominant enough from what I've seen, 100T in my eyes is like the team you cant discount but seem to be underdogs against top top tier teams.. GenG havent been impressive from what I've caught lately.. Faze is like majorly streaky very fun to watch though then you got a lot of teams like Immortals XSet AndBox LG BBG that all can compete at the highest tier in good form. I dunno NA is pretty solid IMO, perhaps some of the reason its harder to guess who's gonna win on these is because all these teams are starting to find synergy..

I mean you saw what happened with G2 in EU, they were like undefeated til the day they completely stopped being rank 1, Sentinels still manage to hold that I think partially because when they lose its usually pretty close.. or they were saving strats kapp ; P
2021-04-23 14:14
ABX even had TSM down 11-1 but then TSM somehow got to 8. How do you let that happen?
2021-04-23 19:31
thats just how it works sometimes, when TSM slapped Geng GEng did the same thing on icebox from 12-3 to 12-9 then 13-9
2021-04-23 19:40
drone | ceeSidd
It's called parody, look it up. We've seen similar things occur in EU in the past couple months as well. The only truly consistent team there is FPX.
2021-04-23 19:40
everyone caught up with SEN, besides its not only that, it was like this all the time, especially in CS. NA got the momentum, yes, but the real battle is goin go be on LAN. Then some people will feel the pressure, cause its way easy to play from ur chair at home. Covid situation in Iceland is way better than most of the world, but if they let some audiance..the pressure is gonna be immense. The team with the most exp with that thing is 100T..no doubt, but we shall see whats goin to happen in a few days. And it wont be a suprise if an EU team wins it or a LATAM team. NA has such a scene in Valorant cause 90% of this players werent good enough in CS..without a team or playin in ESEA online bo1s. If Olof get to play for fnatic in the future..they will be maybe the best EU team.
2021-04-24 10:18

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