VCT Ascension Americas: The Guard defeats M80 in the final to earn a spot in VCT Americas league

Fans of the franchise will see their favorite to compete at highest tier of competition


VCT Ascension Americas: The Guard defeats M80 in the final to earn a spot in VCT Americas league

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In a very exciting end to the VCT Ascension Americas 2023 tournament, The Guard came out as winners by beating M80 in the final match. This amazing victory not only made them the champions of Ascension but also gave them a place in the important VCT Americas League for the next two years.

The Guards’ incredible journey in this event showed just how amazing they are and how determined they are to succeed. They showed why they are among the most dominant Valorant teams in NA. Here are all the details of their path to victory and an exploration of the significance of this achievement in their future endeavors within the competitive Valorant landscape.

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The Guard defeats M80 at VCT Ascension Americas 2023

VCT Ascension Americas: The Guard defeats M80 in the final to earn a spot in VCT Americas league
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The Guard was initially ignored by Riot Games‘ partnered franchise spot. They entered the Valorant North American Challengers 2023 with the goal of getting back to the top tier of competition. The organization persevered and earned a spot in the competition through the North American Valorant Challengers League.

With great skill and determination, The Guard showed their impressive abilities in the Challengers League. They had outstanding records in both the first and second parts of the league, proving themselves as top competitors. Their excellent performance allowed them to reach the playoffs and finish among the top two teams. As a result, they qualified for the highly anticipated Americas Ascension tournament alongside M80.

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The success of The Guard can be credited to the outstanding performances of several important players. One player, Trent Cairns, stood out as the highest-rated player in the event. JonahP and neT also earned spots among the top-rated players, ranking third and fifth, respectively. Their individual contributions and teamwork were key factors in The Guard’s victory.

With impressive flexibility and unwavering determination, The Guard defeated M80 in a thrilling grand finals battle. They achieved a remarkable 3-1 victory over their opponents, securing their well-deserved place in the prestigious VCT Americas League. The Guard’s promotion to VCT Americas puts them in the top-tier Valorant competition for 2024. In this prestigious league, they will compete with strong teams like LOUD, NRG Esports, and Sentinels. The Guard’s victory in the Ascension Tournament is undoubtedly a significant accomplishment for them.

After this period, they will go back to competing in the Challengers League for the following season in 2026. Nonetheless, this impressive achievement further solidifies The Guard’s reputation as a growing force in the Valorant eSports community. As The Guard gets ready to play against the best teams in the upcoming seasons, fans and people who love Valorant will be watching closely to see how they do and hoping they continue to have success in the very tough world of Valorant.

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