GodSquad and Bleed Esports Emerge as Winners of Skyesports SEA Championship Day 2
Bleed Esports defeated Made in Thailand (MiTH) in the Upper Bracket Final of the Skyesports SEA Championship. Both the teams showed impressive performance, but Bleed Esports won the best-of-three (Bo3) by winning the first two matches. In the Lower Bracket Semifinal of the tournament, GodSquad defeated Velocity Gaming. As a result, Velocity Gaming has been eliminated from the tournament, whereas GodSquad will move to the Lower Bracket Final.
As the matches are being played in a double elimination bracket, Bleed Esports has advanced to the Grand Final of the tournament. On the other hand, GodSquad and MiTH will fight against each other in the Lower Bracket Final for the second spot in the Grand Final.
Skyesports SEA Championship Day 2 Recap
Match 1: Bleed Esports vs Made in Thailand
Following is the result of Map Veto for Bleed Esports vs Made in Thailand.
Map no. 1: Ascent
Both teams performed well in the first half of the map. However, Bleed Esports stepped up at the end as defenders and managed to secure a lead of two rounds, leading to a scoreline of Bleed Esports 7-5 MiTH.
Although MiTH made a slight comeback in the second half of the map, Bleed Esports maintained its consistency as attackers and won the map with a scoreline of Bleed Esports 13-10 MiTH.
Map no. 2: Bind
MiTH had an amazing start in Bind, which led to a score of MiTH 5-1 Bleed Esports after six rounds. However, after that, Bleed Esports made a massive comeback and did not lose a single round, leading to a scoreline of Bleed Esports 7-5 MiTH.
After a lot of ups and downs in the second half of Bind, both teams equalized the score to 12-12, leading to overtime. In the first overtime, both teams won one round each, which led to another overtime. In the second overtime, Bleed Esports triumphed and won the map with a scoreline of Bleed Esports 15-13 MiTH. As a result, Bleed Esports won the Bo3 series with a scoreline of 2-0.
Match 2: GodSquad vs Velocity Gaming
Following is the result of Map Veto for GodSquad vs Velocity Gaming.
Map no. 1: Pearl
GodSquad had an amazing start in Breeze as attackers, leading to a scoreline of Velocity Gaming 3-6 GodSquad after nine rounds. Following this, Velocity won two out of three remaining rounds, leading to a scoreline of GodSquad 7-5 VLT.
In the first five rounds of the second half, Velocity Gaming showed incredible performance and won four rounds to create a lead of two points. However, after that, GodSquad lost only one round and won six rounds to win the map with GodSquad 13-11 VLT scoreline.
Map no. 2: Bind
Both teams showed impressive performance in the first half of Bind and equalized the score at 4-4 after the first eight rounds. However, Velocity Gaming improvised as attackers and won three more rounds out of the remaining four, leading to a scoreline of VLT 7-5 GodSquad in the first half.
Velocity Gaming maintained its consistency in the second half of Bind and lost only two rounds before winning six. The map ended with a scoreline of VLT 13-7 GodSquad. As a result, the overall score of the series also equalized at 1-1.
Map no. 3: Haven
GodSquad showed an incredible performance from the start of Haven. In the first half, the team managed to secure right rounds, whereas Velocity Gaming won four, leading to a scoreline of GodSquad 8-4 Velocity Gaming in the first half of Haven.
In the second half, Velocity Gaming showed an incredible improvement, but it was not enough for them to win the match. GodSquad won the map with a scoreline of GodSquad 13-9 Velocity Gaming. After winning two maps, GodSquad also won the Bo3 series with an overall scoreline of GodSquad 2-1 Velocity Gaming.
Skyesports SEA Championship is one of the Valorant Off//Season tournaments for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The tournament boasts a massive prize pool of $22,500 USD (INR 18,42,059). The following four teams have already qualified for the event via respective qualifiers.
God Squad (India) - IN Qualifier
Velocity Gaming (India) - IN Qualifier
Bleed Esports (Singapore) - Southeast Asia (SEA) Qualifier
Made in Thailand (Thailand) - SEA Qualifier
The winner will walk away with $15,000 (INR 12,28,005), while the runner-up will secure $6,500 (INR 5,32,135) in prize winnings. On the other hand, $500 (INR 40,943) is reserved for the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Most Valuable Leader (MVL) each.