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 Unranked announced the arrival of their new Assistant Coach James "JamezIRL" Macaulay.
- Jake "Poach" Brumleve announced his official departure from FaZe Clan FaZe Clan North America Unranked after being idle on the team's bench for the past six months.
- XSET Purple XSET Purple North America Unranked 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 Unranked 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 Unranked welcomed two new members in Miriam "mimi" Afilal and Alba "Annie" García.
- / Rebels Gaming Velvet Rebels Gaming Velvet Europe Unranked 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 Unranked moved fainz to the bench while waiting for his contract to expire at month's end.
- Acend Rising Acend Rising Europe Unranked 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 Europe Unranked saw the departure of İlyas "re1sxd" Çalışkan and Mehmet "corr0" Alp Vural.
- Liberty Liberty Brazil Unranked 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 Unranked moved three players in conir , baesht 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 Women ZETA DIVISION Women Japan Unranked after being on loan to FENNEL GC FENNEL GC Japan Unranked for the GC Championship.
- IGZIST IGZIST Japan Unranked welcomed a new player to their 2023 roster in Yusuke "Norisen" Shima.
- Wong "JayH" Jia Heng announced his departure from BLEED BLEED Asia-Pacific Unranked .
- NORTHEPTION NORTHEPTION Japan Unranked welcomed a new player in TenTen to the roster.
Results & Standings
- Copa Rakin 2022 remaining teams: Sealed Sealed Brazil Unranked , TBK Esports TBK Esports Brazil Unranked , ODDIK ODDIK Brazil Unranked
- G-Loot VALORANT Clash Grand Finals began its playoffs.
- VBL Unlimited - Monthly #1 winner: LILITH LILITH Europe Unranked | runner-up: ACE eSports Female ACE eSports Female Europe Unranked
- VBL Season 3 is set to begin its group stage in the coming days.
- VRL France: Coupe De France remaining teams: bonk bonk Europe Unranked , HEET HEET Europe Unranked , EMOJIPOUCE EMOJIPOUCE Europe Unranked , Mandatory Mandatory Europe Unranked , Valorians Valorians Inactive , BREF BREF Inactive , CGN Esports CGN Esports Europe Unranked , Sector One Sector One Inactive
- Campeonato de Elite - Stage 2 winner: Arroz Arroz Inactive | runner-up: GTZ Esports GTZ Esports Europe Unranked
- GameGune 2022 remaining teams: GTZ Esports GTZ Esports Europe Unranked , Arroz Arroz Inactive
- ESA Open Fire All Stars 2022 remaining teams: Papara SuperMassive Papara SuperMassive Europe Unranked , Parla Esports Parla Esports Europe Unranked
- Skyesports SEA Championship winner: BLEED BLEED Asia-Pacific Unranked | runner-up: Made in Thailand Made in Thailand Asia-Pacific Unranked
- Valorant India Invitational winner: Paper Rex Paper Rex Asia-Pacific Unranked | runner-up: Team Heretics Team Heretics Europe Unranked
- Saudi eLeagues 2022: Season 2 winner: Team Falcons Team Falcons MENA Unranked | runner-up: NOBLES NOBLES MENA Unranked
- Xyper Arena Weekly Showdown #4 winner: NTER NTER China Unranked | runner-up: EDward Gaming EDward Gaming China Unranked
- Gwangju Esports Series Asia remaining teams: DRX DRX Korea Unranked , Talon Esports Talon Esports Asia-Pacific Unranked , Gen.G Gen.G Korea Unranked , ZETA DIVISION ZETA DIVISION Japan Unranked
- Summoners' Society: Agents of Artemis remaining teams: A$AP A$AP Oceania Unranked , Kitbash Kitbash Oceania Unranked
Other News & Rumours
- In a report by Dot Esports, it was detailed that Misfits Black Misfits Black North America Unranked 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 Asia-Pacific Unranked 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.