Masters Berlin might be underway, but the rest of the Valorant world hasn't stopped. Take a look at what news you might have missed this past week.
- Read more: September 10 recap
- Futbolist Female Futbolist Female Europe Rank #0 were announced by the Turkish organization. The team is international but contains one Turkish player in the form of Kuripuuya . Siana "sia" Yoldez Matri, alexandra , Annika "mediKa" Lambertz and Lada "h6tedthemost" Kozhemyakina complete the lineup.
- Futbolist's female team wasn't the only addition to the organization. Eray "Gais" Sarikaya also joined the male squad, taking up the coaching functions.
- LDN UTD LDN UTD Inactive have entered a heavy restructuring process. Only Lukas "feqew" Petrauskas and Tommaso "joYnt" Gavioli, coach, remain in the squad. Adam "Jesse" Čtvrtníček, Josh "neph" Munro, Jack "kpiz" Pragnell and Geoff "m1sfit" Woodward are now free agents.
- timatin and pinck have left CNCI BLUE BEES CNCI BLUE BEES Asia-Pacific Rank #35 . Ryslan "razkiNgz" Bolkyn and star Russian player Ilya "something" Petrov joining the team.
- F1LS Esports F1LS Esports Inactive have disbanded. Most recently, they finished fourth in their The Esports Club Gauntlet - Season 2, a result which would qualify the team into playoffs.
- Another Esports Club Gauntlet team to have made changes is Enigma Gaming Enigma Gaming Asia-Pacific Rank #16 . The team removed godvexy , BadmaN and ezzy the same day they finished their group in first place.
- Ahead of their APAC LCQ participation, Global Esports Global Esports Asia-Pacific Rank #9 have announced a search for an international analyst/coach.
- Jumping over to the Americas, Shopify Rebellion Shopify Rebellion North America Rank #61 have announced Rob "robwiz" Kennedy as their new coach. The team has been away from competition for some time. Most recently, they've won the fourth Sakura Cup. In the PlayerzZone Invitational, two losses made Shopify exit Group B early.
- In Brazil, Team Vikings Team Vikings Brazil Rank #3 , recently qualified to Champions, have dropped two members of their techcnical staff. Washington "thon" Araujo and Anderson "faithz0r" Yabusaki are no longer a part of the Brazilian squad, amidst talks some of the players might be leaving for content creation.
- Soniqs Soniqs North America Rank #14 added another trophy to their collection this week, with a near-perfect run at the BoomTV Proving Grounds. Soniqs took down Immortals Immortals North America Rank #10 , Squirtle Squad Squirtle Squad Inactive and Complexity Complexity North America Rank #15 on their way to the trophy, losing only a single map to the first squad.
Matches to Watch
- The grand final of the Liga Movistar - Fibra Pro Shot has also been set into stone, with Australs Australs Latin America South Rank #2 scheduled to face Newstar Newstar Latin America South Rank #4 for the title in the beginning of October. Prior to that, on Sep. 20, Wanderers Esports Wanderers Esports Latin America South Rank #11 and Movistar Optix Movistar Optix Latin America South Rank #10 will play the bronze final.
- The playoffs of LPL Winter Cup Legends 2021 are also decided. Trident Esports Trident Esports Oceania Rank #5 , PEACE PEACE Inactive , Legacy Esports Legacy Esports Oceania Rank #6 and FURY FURY Oceania Rank #8 . These four will play a single-elimination bracket with Bo3 semifinals and a Bo5 grand final to decide the biggest taker of the $2,500 AUD (~$1,815 USD).
- The playoffs of the K&H Magyar Nemzeti E-sport Bajnokság #3 are also approaching, with both semifinals scheduled for Sep. 24. WiLD MultiGaming WiLD MultiGaming Inactive , Békéscsabai E-sport Egyesület Békéscsabai E-sport Egyesület Europe Rank #123 , iPon Team Horizon Reapers iPon Team Horizon Reapers Europe Rank #44 and Lenovo Legion Honvéd Lenovo Legion Honvéd Europe Rank #270 are the four squads vying for the title.
- A new Riot Client is coming in just three days. The new client will include "a new user interface" and "streamlined features." Although games previously shared the client, the new Riot Client will be a one-stop shop for all of Riot's games—namely Valorant. Find out more about it in the official announcement.