It seems the inaugural VCT Americas cut up is about to start with a bang—maybe essentially the most clouted matchup in all of VALORANT.
Taking place on Saturday, April 1, at 2pm CT, 100 Thieves vs. Sentinels would be the opening best-of-three of the VCT Americas 2023 common season.
Since the season will include an eight-week, single round-robin format, this can even be the one assured assembly between the 2 North American groups for the foreseeable future.
100 Thieves (top-eight end) and Sentinels (top-32 end) each noticed their VCT LOCK//IN match hopes finish by the hands of eventual occasion champions, Fnatic.
Before then, 100 Thieves took the São Paulo highlight two extra instances than Sentinels, beating each EDward Gaming and FUT Esports in dramatic 2-1 vogue.
Only the highest six of the ten whole VCT Americas groups from the common season will advance to the league’s double-elimination bracket playoffs, the place three spots will probably be up for grabs for Masters Tokyo.
Los Angeles won’t solely function the host metropolis for this yr’s VALORANT Champions but additionally the VCT Americas matches as properly for the reason that regular-season video games will probably be held stay at Riot Games Arena in Santa Monica.
As against a number of different VCT groups, it appears each 100 Thieves and Sentinels will probably be standing pat with their personnel shifting ahead, aside from Sentinels on the lookout for a brand new substitute to interchange Hunter “SicK” Mims.
This match will mark the primary face-off between 100 Thieves’ Matthew “Cryocells” Panganiban and Sentinels’ Zachary “zekken” Patrone, Rory “dephh” Jackson, Don “SyykoNT” Muir, and Drew “DrewSpark” Spark-Whitworth since XSET launched its VALORANT participant roster and training employees in October.