Version1 vs Gen.G
VALORANT Challengers Stage 3 Main Event #2
Version1 struggles to overcome, loses to Gen.G in VCT NA Challengers 0-2
Version1 faced Gen.G in the lower bracket of the VCT NA Challengers. V1’s backs were against the wall and this match was imperative to win or otherwise face elimination. Sadly, Version1 couldn’t come out on top. Gen.G won 2-0.
Map 1: Breeze
V1 won the pistol round with ease, Gen.G responded with three consecutive round wins. Rounds were traded back and forth and after halftime, the match was 7-6 with V1 down. V1 seemed to be struggling on offense and couldn’t find their groove. Gen.G ended up coming on out on top with the 13-8.
Map 2: Haven
V1 had to win this map. There were no more options available. As usual, rounds were traded and the match was tied 4-4. Effys made a solo clutch play in the ninth round to pull ahead. After that things were just about even and right before the half, Vanity got things done making the score 7-5 with V1 up. After the half, not only was V1 in the lead but they ran off with it, resulting in 11-6 after round 17. V1 won the next round and were up by six. Gen.G made a massive comeback and caught up leaving the match 12-11. Despite their efforts, V1 pulled through and secured the win for map 2.
Map 3: Ascent
Things started like most maps, even and trading off rounds. The gameplay was identical to map two. Fast forward to round 20 and it’s tied 10-10. Gen.G took the lead 11-10 and V1 took a tactical timeout as a result. After the timeout, V1 came out strong and tied the game again. Soon after, Gen.G pulled ahead and took it home. V1’s efforts were not enough. The final score was 13-11.