The Game Changers Championship: Berlin has come to a close, but that didn't stop the rest of the Valorant world from creating new headlines. Here's what you might have missed this past week.
This week's edition covers news from Nov. 20 - Nov. 26
- Last Week: News Almost Missed Nov. 19
- 100 Thieves 100 Thieves North America Rank #8 announced the arrival of their new Assistant Coach James "JamezIRL" Macaulay.
- Jake "Poach" Brumleve announced his official departure from FaZe Clan FaZe Clan Inactive after being idle on the team's bench for the past six months.
- XSET XSET Inactive welcomed Shy Jim to the team as their assistant coach.
- Gen.G Black Gen.G Black Inactive saw the departure of Tiraye "Tiraye" Knox.
- / Team Heretics Team Heretics Europe Rank #165 said goodbye to the core from their 2022 roster. Grzegorz "grubinho" Ryczko, Sebastian "snikk" Kamiński and Mario "PoPiFresH" González are all now free agents for 2023 opportunities.
- Case Hydra Case Hydra Europe Rank #32 welcomed two new members in Miriam "mimi" Afilal and Alba "Annie" García.
- / Rebels Velvet Rebels Velvet Europe Rank #19 said goodbye to Julie "Pinkalie" Lim after close to a month on their bench.
- TENSTAR Nova TENSTAR Nova Inactive bid farewell to Siana "sia" Yoldez Matri.
- EGN Esports EGN Esports Europe Rank #48 moved fainz to the bench while waiting for his contract to expire at month's end.
- Acend Rising Acend Rising Inactive moved Annika "mediKa" Lambertz and Samantha "Samsi" Caddell to the bench just weeks after their runner-up finish at the Aim Lab Frostbite Series.
- Thunderbolts Gaming Thunderbolts Gaming Inactive saw the departure of İlyas "re1sxd" Çalışkan and Mehmet "corr0" Alp Vural.
- Liberty Liberty Inactive parted ways with Felipe "liazzi" Galiazzi ahead of Brazil's 2023 Valorant Challengers League.
- TBK Esports GC TBK Esports GC Inactive moved "gabee" to the bench ahead of the 2023 GC season.
- KRÜ BLAZE KRÜ BLAZE Latin America South Rank #6 moved three players in conir , baekk and Consuelo "consu" Rivas to their bench. The announcement comes after their last place finish at the GC Championship: Berlin.
- suzu returned to the active roster on ZETA DIVISION GC ZETA DIVISION GC Japan Rank #7 after being on loan to FENNEL GC FENNEL GC Japan Unranked for the GC Championship.
- IGZIST IGZIST Japan Rank #8 welcomed a new player to their 2023 roster in Yusuke "Norisen" Shima.
- Wong "JayH" Jia Heng announced his departure from BLEED BLEED Asia-Pacific Rank #2 .
- NORTHEPTION NORTHEPTION Japan Rank #6 welcomed a new player in TenTen to the roster.
Results & Standings
- Copa Rakin 2022 remaining teams: Sealed Sealed Inactive , TBK Esports TBK Esports Brazil Rank #16 , ODDIK ODDIK Inactive
- G-Loot VALORANT Clash Grand Finals began its playoffs.
- VBL Unlimited - Monthly #1 winner: LILITH LILITH Inactive | runner-up: ACE eSports Female ACE eSports Female Inactive
- VBL Season 3 is set to begin its group stage in the coming days.
- VRL France: Coupe De France remaining teams: bonk bonk Inactive , HEET HEET Inactive , EMOJIPOUCE EMOJIPOUCE Inactive , Mandatory Mandatory Europe Rank #22 , Valorians Valorians Inactive , BREF BREF Inactive , CGN Esports CGN Esports Europe Rank #29 , Sector One Sector One Inactive
- Campeonato de Elite - Stage 2 winner: Arroz Arroz Inactive | runner-up: GTZ Esports GTZ Esports Inactive
- GameGune 2022 remaining teams: GTZ Esports GTZ Esports Inactive , Arroz Arroz Inactive
- ESA Open Fire All Stars 2022 remaining teams: Papara SuperMassive Papara SuperMassive Europe Rank #17 , Parla Esports Parla Esports Inactive
- Skyesports SEA Championship winner: BLEED BLEED Asia-Pacific Rank #2 | runner-up: Made in Thailand Made in Thailand Asia-Pacific Rank #4
- Valorant India Invitational winner: Paper Rex Paper Rex Asia-Pacific Rank #1 | runner-up: Team Heretics Team Heretics Europe Rank #165
- Saudi eLeagues 2022: Season 2 winner: Team Falcons Team Falcons MENA Rank #1 | runner-up: NOBLES NOBLES MENA Rank #32
- Xyper Arena Weekly Showdown #4 winner: Shenzhen NTER Shenzhen NTER China Rank #10 | runner-up: EDward Gaming EDward Gaming China Rank #1
- Gwangju Esports Series Asia remaining teams: DRX DRX Korea Rank #1 , Talon Esports Talon Esports Asia-Pacific Rank #12 , Gen.G Gen.G Korea Rank #4 , ZETA DIVISION ZETA DIVISION Japan Rank #11
- Summoners' Society: Agents of Artemis remaining teams: A$AP A$AP Inactive , Kitbash Kitbash Inactive
Other News & Rumours
- In a report by Dot Esports, it was detailed that Misfits Black Misfits Black Inactive are set to part ways with Ava "florescent" Eugene. With the duelist's absence in the team, they have been seen recently practicing with Gen.G Black Gen.G Black Inactive 's edith to fill the gap.
- According to a report by Bo Hoogland, Jung "Xzi" Ki-hyo is looking to pursue a career in competitive Valorant. He recently retired from Overwatch after playing on teams like the Dallas Fuel and Florida Mayhem since 2018.
- A report by Seulgi has detailed that Karan "Excali" Mhaswadkar will re-join Velocity Gaming Velocity Gaming Inactive after a year away from the org. The transfer is set to take place in the near future as his buyout was completed and is now a free agent.