Global Esports Beats Enigma Gaming 3-0 to Win Skyesports Souvenir 2022
Global Esports secured a 3-0 win against Enigma Gaming at the grand finals of Skyesports Souvenir, which is the first-ever Valorant LAN event in India. The team dominated the grand finals in the first two games and narrowly edged past Enigma Gaming in the third and final match of the night thanks to an impressive play by Ganesh "SkRossi" Gangadhar who helped close things off in overtime.
Skyesports vs Global Esports Recap
Global Esports kicked things off with a massive 11-1 lead in the first match on Bind. The team closed things off in the second half with a 13-5 scoreline. Jayanth "skillZ" Ramesh, Bhavin "HellrangeR" Kotwani and Abhirup "Lightningfast" Choudhury secured kills each and SkRossi secured 19 kills in the match.
Things went exactly the same way on Fracture with Global Esports securing a 13-6 win this time but Lightningfast decided to become a one-man show. With 24 kills to his name and an average combat score of 362, he outclassed every player in the lobby during the match.
Enigma Gaming started mounting a comeback in the second half and multiple tactical pauses were called with Global Esports sitting on match point. Global Esports secured a 7-5 scoreline in the first half and Enigma went 7-5 in the second half, putting both teams on even ground. Things went all the way into overtime with Global Esports closing things off in just three games in the best-of-five series.
Ganesh "SkRossi" Gangadhar who is arguably the best Valorant player in the country put on a commendable performance in the closing moments of the match and helped his team finish things off with a 3-0 win in the Grand Finals. Akshay "KappA" Sinkar along with SKRossi and Lightningfast had over 50 kills each with SKRossi topping the charts with a whopping 68 kills across three games.
Global Esports has had a shaky start to the year with the team failing to qualify for Valorant Masters Reykjavik at the APAC Challengers event. The team took a break before returning to competitive play, and it looks like it has paid off with the players putting in impressive performances recently.
Global Esports will next be seen competing in the Skyesports Champions Series 2022 which is the gateway to APAC Challengers 2 for the Valorant Champions Tour’s 2022 competitive circuit.