VCT Masters Berlin

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VCT Masters Berlin Day One Recap: Acend Secures LCQ Spot

Abhimannu Das
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Highlights
VCT Masters Berlin day one saw 100 Thieves, Acend, and G2 Esports starting off strong with victories at the event.
The most picked agent was Sova with an astounding 86% pickrate.
The player with the highest K/D was 100 Thieves’ Ethan “Ethan” Arnold at 1.95.

Day One of the Valorant Champions Tour Stage 3 Masters was eventful but there were no major upsets. Acend, 100 Thieves, and G2 Esports were the winners on the first day of Valorant Masters Berlin and the results of the day’s matches has already shaped what Valorant Champions and Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) events will look like. Acend has guaranteed itself a 12th place at Valorant Masters Berlin and even if the team does not secure a win at Berlin, it will have another chance to be a part of the Valorant Champions main event later this year at the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) LCQ.

VCT Masters Berlin day one recap

Here are the results from day one of the Valorant Masters Berlin event.

Match A2 — Acend v SuperMassive Blaze (2-0)

Acend put on a dominant performance with a clean 13-5 victory in the first match on Bind. Turkish team, SuperMassive Blaze put on a tougher fight on Ascent, almost securing a comeback. However, Acend pushed through with a 13-9 victory and it is now guaranteed to head into the EMEA LCQ event.

Match D1 — G2 Esports v F4Q (2-1)

G2 Esports vs F4Q was the toughest matchup of the night, but G2 pulled through with an early 13-5 victory on Ascent. F4Q responded with a 13-9 victory on Bind with a dominant seven-round win streak. However, G2 shut down F4Q’s momentum with a 13-8 victory on Haven, ending the series 2-1.

Match C2 — 100 Thieves v Havan Liberty (2-0)

100 Thieves did not give an inch to Havan Liberty with an astounding 13-3 victory on Ascent and a 13-6 victory on Icebox. The North American team is one of the favorites to win the event and the team started off strong on the first day of Valorant Masters Berlin.

Valorant Masters Berlin: Day one statistics

According to stats from vlr.gg, Acend’s Mehmet Yağız “cNed“ İpek had the highest average combat score, sitting at 293.

The most picked agent was Sova with an astounding 86% pickrate, which is well higher than Skye and Astra, who are tied at second place at 64%.

The player with the highest K/D was 100 Thieves’ Ethan “Ethan” Arnold at 1.95 with his teammate Spencer "Hiko" Martin not too far behind at 1.92.

Valorant Masters Berlin: Where to watch

Players can catch up on all of the action at:

Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/valorant

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA1d3HFGFUmkKr2JIUA5Vlw

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.