SkRossi Gives Advice to Young Aspiring Valorant Players
Straight from the 'Goat' to all the 'Kids'.
The star Valorant player from India, Ganesh "SkRossi" Gangadhar, who had a spectacular outing at the recently concluded VCT 2023: LOCK//IN São Paulo has shown what he is capable of going up against some of the best teams from around the world.
Representing the South Asian region on a global stage is not easy and comes with its own set of expectations, which if are not met can lead to a fair share of backlash as well.
On the other hand, it also ends up motivating a lot of aspiring players who are young and grinding hard to ensure that they have a chance to pursue a career in competitive Valorant.
For all those who seek to become professional Valorant players, SkRossi during a recent livestream gave his two cents on how one can achieve this based on his experience and journey to the top.
SkRossi gives advice on how aspiring talents can become professional Valorant players
If a person, who is the literal face of Valorant in the South Asia region gives you some tips and suggestions on how to become a professional player, anyone who actually wants to grow will try to follow the advice.
SkRossi gave a list of points that would help a talented player make a name for themselves in the scene, catching the attention of organizations and increasing their chances of getting picked either for a tryout or maybe even directly for the playing five.
Beat players like me (SkRossi).
What SkRossi means by this statement is that consistently playing at a high level and beating professional players like him is a great sign. Aspiring talents can highlight this achievement on their social channels, grabbing the attention of the community.
Be on the leaderboard.
Consistently working hard to maintain your presence on the Valorant leaderboard is always a great sign. It adds immensely to a player's profile and there is nothing wrong in flaunting it around a bit.
Participate in tournaments, even if you don't have a team, find players to create one, or simply play with your friends.
Whatever tournament, no matter the level or the stakes, keep participating in them and take all of them seriously even if competing with a makeshift lineup.
When you compete in a tournament make sure that you are top fragging and that you are standing out from the rest of the crowd.
While this piece of advice seems to be focussed towards those players who like to play duelists, it never hurts to try, because at the end of the day frags do matter.
SkRossi says that this is the best piece of advice that he can offer and giving his personal example he explained how he was able to achieve all that he has today by simply standing out from the rest.
"I don't want to brag but it is easy for me to make you guys understand why I'm like this, it's because I stood out," says SkRossi, "I did things that nobody did and that is where all the eyeballs go."
He further pointed out how his individual achievements in tournaments helped him get that extra push and catch everyone's attention. He kept practicing and bagged accolades one after the other, after which he started building a connection with the audience that he had gathered.
Hopefully, this advice helps the next generation of Valorant players to rise up from this region and they go on to reach even greater heights!