Both Fit1nho and donQ are players that are no strangers to top Valorant competition, having quickly risen under Giants Gaming Giants Gaming Inactive to be a top Iberian team and European contender ever since they were signed in July 2020 — around at the time the Ignition Series tournaments appeared.
Although their best finish in the Ignition Series was fifth in the Allied Esports Odyssey, their showings in other tournaments such as Mandatory.gg Cup #2 and LVL Clash 2 established them as a contender at the top of European competition.
During a slowdown in European play, they turned to the LVP Genesis Cups. Gate-kept repeatedly by Team Heretics Team Heretics Europe Rank #2 , the team missed out in titles in all but one of the tournaments, the Genesis Cup Visión, which they won against Movistar Riders Movistar Riders Inactive .
After removing themselves from the Sombras cup in protest of a decision the referees took, the team and the organization separated, with only these two players remaining connected to the Malaga-based Giants. The former roster remained together and practiced these last weeks even without a home, ending the first LVP Rising Series without exiting Group C.
In their announcement tweet, the Mexican organization confirmed they will form a new team to be announced in the early days of February, before the Challengers events take place and presumably with more Spanish talent.
The provisional roster for 19esports is: