Winning the AfreecaTV Valorant League OFF//SEASON trophy in 2023, Sentinels emerged victorious with a commanding 3-0 Grand Final triumph against Paper Rex. This LAN event held in Seoul, South Korea saw the North American team dominate their way to the top, defeating formidable opponents like Liquid and DRX before facing Paper Rex in the Grand Final.
THE FAITHFUL HAVE BEEN REWARDED
Sentinels are your Grand Finals Champions pic.twitter.com/dCiJqEAPRo
— Sentinels (@Sentinels) December 10, 2023
The AfreecaTV Valorant League was a prestigious OFF//SEASON tournament hosted by AfreecaTV, bringing together eight top-tier teams, including Sentinels, Paper Rex, EDward Gaming, DRX, Liquid, T1, and two additional squads from the qualifiers. The event featured a prize pool of $80,000, making it a highly competitive and sought-after competition.
Sentinels: A Force to Be Reckoned With
The victory at the AfreecaTV Valorant League OFF//SEASON solidifies Sentinels as a formidable force to be reckoned with, especially as they gear up for the VCT Americas 2024. During this tournament, Sentinels showcased the talent of their substitute player, Jordan “Zellsis” Montemurro, who delivered exceptional performances, potentially paving the way for a spot in the starting roster, replacing the Brazilian player Bryan “pANcada” Luna.
Furthermore, Mouhamed “johnqt” Ouarid, the in-game leader of Sentinels, demonstrated exceptional strategic leadership, contributing significantly to the team’s success in the Grand Finals. Notably, Ouarid achieved the highest VLR rating in the Best of 5 series, with an impressive K-D record of 41-35.
Key Players and Standout Performances
Amidst the victory, several standout performances highlighted the exceptional skill and impact of Sentinels’ key players. Zachary “zekken” Patrone, the team’s primary Duelist, led the way with the highest ACS (252) in the match, showcasing his prowess with a remarkable K-D record of 53-42. Additionally, TenZ played crucial supporting roles as KAY/O and Omen, making significant contributions throughout the tournament. Moreover, Gustavo “Sacy” Rossi displayed admirable form, securing 50 frags in the Best of 3 series while fulfilling the Initiator role with excellence.
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