VCL 2023 SA Showmatch (GE vs Velocity): Lineup, Date, Time, Result, Ticket, More

Here is everything about the upcoming Val'Clásico! 🙌

Aditya Singh Rawat
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VCL 2023 SA Showmatch (Global Esports vs Velocity): Complete Details


The match between Global Esports and Velocity Gaming will be played as a showmatch during VCL 2023 South Asia Split 2.
This might be the last time that the famous Val'Clásico might be enthralling the Valorant audience especially those from South Asia.
Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming showmatch between these two legendary teams from India.

A few days ago, Rushindra Sinha - Founder of Global Esports, revealed that its former Indian lineup which also goes by the name of God Squad would be taking on Velocity Gaming one final time on LAN in Delhi.

At that point in time, many in the community had questioned why the match was not being held in Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, or elsewhere. Well, more information by NODWIN Gaming has come forward revealing that Global Esports vs Velocity Gaming will be held as part of the ongoing VCL 2023 South Asia Split 2 in the form of a showmatch.

Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Val'Clásico, which is one of the fiercest and most legendary rivalries within the South Asian scene.

VCL 2023 South Asia Showmatch - Global Esports vs Velocity Gaming: Complete Details


The two giants of Valorant in India and South Asia, GE Fighitng (Global Esports) and Team Velocity (Velocity Gaming) clashed in a showmatch earlier today on 8th June in New Delhi on LAN.

Paying tribute to Karel "Twisten" Ašenbrener, the 19-year-old talented player from Team Vitality who recently passed away, both teams decided to play the opening rounds of each map with a shorty.

  • GE picks Haven and wins by a score of 13-10

  • VLT picks Bind and loses by a score of 13-5

Date and Time

The showmatch between Global Esports and Velocity Gaming will be taking place on LAN in Delhi tomorrow from 14:00 IST onwards.

  • Date: 8th June

  • Time: 14:00 IST

This match will take place before the upper bracket final scheduled to take place from 17:00 IST onwards between Orangutan and Aster Army.

Usually, showmatch is a single-game affair but based on how this match has been scheduled and the history it carries, this will likely to be a best-of-three series and viewers will be hoping for an epic last-map thriller.


Global Esports will be stepping out with its original completely Indian lineup who is also referred to as God Squad. This team will comprise of the following players,

  • Ganesh "SkRossi" Gangadhar

  • Abhirup "Lightningfast" Choudhury

  • Bhavin "HellrangeR" Kotwani

  • Jayanth "skillZ" Ramesh

  • Akshay "KappA" Sinkar

Velocity Gaming will also be presenting a star-studded lineup with a mix of recent and former players, every single one of them having represented the organization at some point in time.

  • Debanjan "DEATHMAKER" Das

  • Karan "Excali" Mhaswadkar

  • Sagnik "Hellff" Roy

  • Vibhor "Vibhor" Vaid

  • Tejas "rite2ace" Sawant


These will be the respective rosters of both teams that will clash against each other in front of a live audience. Those interested in attending the event can do so by purchasing the tickets via Book My Show.

  • Ticket Price: INR 299

  • Features: Shuttle Service, Showmatch, Upper Bracket Finals

A free shuttle services has been included as part of the ticket and details about it are as follows,

Sultanpur Metro Station

  • Departure 12:15 IST | Drop 12:30 IST

  • Departure 13:15 IST | Drop 13:30 IST

Saket Metro Station

  • Departure 12:15 IST | Drop 12:30 IST

  • Departure 13:15 IST | Drop 13:30 IST

Dwarka Metro Station

  • Departure 12:30 IST | Drop 13:30 IST

RK Ashram Marg Metro Station

  • Departure 12:30 IST | Drop 13:30 IST

Val'Clásico holds a special place in the heart of the Indian Valorant community. These two teams had been the pinnacle of competition within the country and the South Asia region for a very long time, very often playing important grand final and other qualifier matches against each other.

This has been a special arrangement and could be the very last time that the two organizations with these lineups play against each other. So who do you think will achieve victory one final time between the two?

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.