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G2 Esports Returns to Valorant by Announcing New Roster

The Berlin-based organization has introduced a team that will compete in the Valorant Challengers in the North American region.

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By Shubham Dalal | Dec 14, 2022 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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The Berlin-based organization has introduced a team that will compete in the Valorant Challengers in the North American region, featuring well-known personalities from the team. G2 previously participated with their EMEA roster led by Oscar “mixwell” Colocho and Men.After failing to secure a franchise position with Riot Games, which would have guaranteed G2 a spot in the International League of America, the organization has decided to enter the Challengers division.If you need more information about G2 Esports Returns to Valorant by Announcing New Roster then don’t forget to share with your friends.

G2 Esports Returns to Valorant by Announcing New Roster :

British coach Ian “Immy” Harding, a former CS:GO player who turned to FPS hero Riot shortly after its 2020 release, will lead G2 Valorant. Former US Sentinel players Shahzeb “ShahZam” Khan and Michael “Dap” Gulino, Canadian Eric “Penny” Penny, Russian Maxim “Vippy” Shepelev and young American prospect “OXY” Will be coached by the UK.

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G2 Esports Managing Director Alban Dechelote said the team has “always loved Valorant” as it hosted the inaugural EMEA Ignition Series tournament and won the Game Changers tournament with G2 Gozen, a one-woman team, in October 2021.“We are coming to North America with the ambition that Riot Games will provide us with the opportunity to earn our place in the International League through the Ascension tournament. Over the past six years, we’ve seen how supportive G2 fans are of our successes and our memes in North America,” said Alban Dechelote in the press release.

On the other hand, G2 Esports has the potential to make it to the international leagues. The strongest teams from outside the league will play in the Challengers Circuit the following year, qualifying for ascension to a new circuit.The strongest challengers teams from North America, Latin America and South America will go up against each other in Ascension in America. In 2024, the top team on the circuit will advance to the global league.

G2 ESPORTS VALORANT ROSTER:

  • Shahzeb “ShahZaM” Khan (In-game Leader)
  • Erik “penny” Penny
  • Michael “dapr” Gulino
  • Maxim “wippie” Shepelev
  • Francis “OXY” Hoang

Despite the fact that G2 was pulled out of the Valorant agreement, the team is still in the running for a spot in the International competition. Ascension is the name of the new circuit that will be built with the aim of providing an opportunity for clubs to compete for a place in the World League.It is yet to be determined whether or not G2 will be able to get their winning streak back on Valorant’s most important and competitive circuit.The Valorant expansion is a continuation of the G2 US story in Rocket League and Fortnite, and we can’t wait to write this new and successful chapter,” he concluded.

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