VALORANT Champions Tour 2021: Europe Stage 2 Challengers 2 is a single-stage elimination bracket tournament hosted online. Here 8 teams will fight for the $40,000+ USD prize pool as well as a chance to qualify for VCT EMEA Stage 2 Challenger Finals.
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In the qualifiers, Fnatic won their first two games 2-0 vs Ovation eSports and SAW but lost 1-2 to Acend in the round of 8. Since they made it to the Round of 8, they qualified. In the main event, they beat G2 and Vitality 2-0 and are on to the finals. Looks like the new players swaps was what made them even stronger. Team Liquid had been through a rough patch in VCT Stage 1. But they came back strong in Stage 2 defeating Ninjas In Pyjamas and Team BDS 2-1. They now face Fnatic in the Grand Final.
The first map was Icebox as Fnatic’s pick. Liquid inched ahead in the first half but fnatic came back strong in the second half and secured the map. The second map was Ascent picked by Team Liquid. They had a similar story in this map but fnatic was the one who inched ahead in halftime and liquid was the one with a comeback and taking the map. The last maps were bind and Split which Fnatic took quickly and won the series.
Fnatic 13-10 Team Liquid
Fnatic 10-13 Team Liquid
Fnatic 13-6 Team Liquid
Fnatic 13-4 Team Liquid
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Thus Fnatic are crowned champions of VCT 2021: Europe Stage 2 Challengers 2.