100 Thieves And TSM Set Stage For The Grand Finals Of VALORANT’s First Strike: NA

100 Thieves And TSM Set Stage For The Grand Finals Of VALORANT’s First Strike: NA

Tomorrow, one team will certainly be crowned the most effective VALORANT group in the NA region.

After a number of qualifiers as well as thousands of suits, the competitors has actually ultimately been trimmed to 2 groups. TSM and also 100 Thieves will certainly challenge in a best-of-five collection that’ll identify that the First Strike: North America champs are.

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TSM’s semifinals match versus Team Envy was discriminatory, causing TSM sweeping their challengers 2-0. The triple-duelist compensation remains to locate success, as TSM leaves the nerfed guards for additional firepower.

Hopes were high for Envy, that have actually confirmed that they’re qualified of taking on the scene’s leading groups. TSM’s Taylor “drone” Johnson anticipated that this collection would certainly most likely to 3 maps, asserting he thought Envy would certainly be their greatest competitors.

“They’ve been improving rapidly since their new pick ups,” he told Dot Esports. “They definitely weren’t firing on all cylinders. I wouldn’t say they played bad, but they definitely weren’t playing to their full potential.”

100 Thieves would certainly have a little bit extra problem progressing to the finals, however inevitably they had the ability to liquidate the success 2-1. This semifinals match provided followers the initial overtime as well as the initial three-map collection of the occasion. Comparable to the other day’s return versus T1, this 100 Thieves lineup revealed durability to shut out the collection.

When it concerned planning for this suit, 100 Thieves’ Joshua “steel” Nissan states there was no Sentinels-specific strategy.

“We made sure we were as prepared as possible for whatever any team is going to throw at us, not just Sentinels,” he told Dot Esports. “And then, on game day, just make sure that we’re calm, collected, resilient, and make sure we just power through.”


100 Thieves as well as TSM will certainly go head-to-head in tomorrow’s grand finals at 3pm CT. The last time these 2 groups challenged in the NSG Closed Qualifier, 100 Thieves brushed up TSM as well as delegated them to contend in one more qualifier. As well as while drone is “very certain” entering into the grand finals, he hasn’t neglected his last conference with 100 Thieves.

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“We want revenge and we want to prove to 100 Thieves that we’re not just going to go down and take that loss,” drone stated.

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins recently tweeted that he is supporting 100T as they go against TSM tomorrow for the grand finals. He also confirmed that, alongside TSM’s Myth, the duo will be co-broadcasting the game on their channels.