Gambit Esports sweep forZe 3-0 in the VCT 2021: CIS Stage 1 Masters Grand Finals

Ashraful Abedin
By Ashraful Abedin
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Valorant Champions Tour 2021: CIS Stage 1 Masters is the main event after the three regional challengers series tournaments. It is a two-stage tournament where 8 teams from the CIS region will fight it out for the $75,000USD prize pool and VCT Circuit points.

Gambit Esports qualified for Masters from VCT 2021: CIS Stage 1 Challengers 2. They won 2-0 in their match against GMT Esports. forZe qualified for Masters from CIS Challengers 2 defeating Shingeki no Kyojin 2-0. Gambit was the group champions in group A while forZe were the champions in group B. Now they face off against eachother in the Grand finals.

The first map was Ascent picked by Gambit. They lost the first attack round to forZe and the subsequent Eco round. But from the next buy-round, they had a winning streak to halftime. In the second half forZe tried to make a comeback but failed as Gambit only needed a few rounds to win. The second map was Bind picked by forZe. Both halves were very competitive with Gambit Esports clinching the map. The third map was Split picked by forZe. Both teams put up good defenses which the opposing team struggled to break. But with Gambit getting just enough attack round wins in the first half managed to close out the map as well as the series.

Overall, sheydos from Gambit Esports had the most outstanding performance with a +19 K/D and 149.9 ADR as Sage and Raze.

Mapwise scores:

Gambit Esports 13-7 forZe
Gambit Esports 13-10 forZe
Gambit Esports 13-10 forZe

Team Gambit have been crowned champions of VCT 2021: CIS Stage 1 Masters. The won the $30,000USD prize as well as 100 VCT Circuit Points.

Ashraful "Sparta" Abedin is a Esports writer at GameRiv. He has a rich background as a former professional CS:GO and Overwatch player. Transitioning from the competitive arena to the world of content creation, Sparta has become a pivotal source for gaming enthusiasts seeking the latest FPS news, comprehensive guides, and in-depth coverage of major tournaments, particularly focusing on Valorant and CS:GO. Not confined to FPS titles, Sparta delves into trending single-player AAA games, ensuring a well-rounded perspective on the gaming landscape. Join Ashraful "Sparta" Abedin on the exciting journey through gaming as he crafts informative and engaging content for GameRiv, connecting gamers to the heart of the industry.