VCT Americas 2023: Cloud9 qualifies for playoffs after a convincing win against Sentinels
The team scored an impressive victory against the Sentinels to secure a spot in the playoffs.
The 2023 Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Americas is in full swing. Some of the best teams in North America are battling it out for the title of the region’s best. Among them is Cloud9, who have secured their spot in the playoffs after a dominating victory against Sentinels.
Cloud9 has been a dominant force in the tournament so far, winning five out of their six games. Their only defeat came at the hands of the Brazilian team and World Champions LOUD. However, their recent victory against Sentinels has cemented their position as the best North American team in the tournament.
Cloud9 on their way to VCT Americas 2023 playoffs
The team’s coach, Matthew “mCe” Elmore, has played a crucial role in their success. Under his leadership, Cloud9 has been able to develop a winning strategy. This strategy has proved to be successful against some of the top teams in the tournament.
Cloud9’s recent win against Sentinels was a testament to their strength as a team. The team won the series 2-0, with a 15-round differential score. Cloud9 dominated on the defensive side of Fracture. They won 11 out of 12 rounds, while Sentinels struggled to find their footing.
Cloud9‘s path to the playoffs is now clear. They are likely to compete with other top six squads from the Regular Season. The team’s roster changes saw the departure of key players Jaccob ‘Yay’ Whiteaker and Anthony “Vanity” Malaspina. This caused some concern among fans. However, the team’s recent performances have shown that the new players, Dylan “runi” Cade and Jake “jakee” Anderson, are more than capable of filling their shoes.
Cloud9’s dominance in the tournament has not gone unnoticed, and they currently sit at the top of the VCT Americas standings. With three more weeks remaining in the tournament, Cloud9 is several steps ahead of other North American rosters, coming from a 5-1 record. 100 Thieves and NRG Esports are fighting for second place with 3-3 records. Meanwhile, Sentinels and Evil Geniuses are struggling at the bottom of the standings with 2-4 records.
The North American Valorant community is eagerly anticipating the playoffs, where Cloud9 will undoubtedly be one of the top contenders for the championship. With their impressive performance so far, the team has proven that they have what it takes to come out on top in one of the most competitive Valorant tournaments in the world.
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