After a successful first year of Esports in Valorant, the Champions Tour will return in 2022 with another season full of thrilling matches between the game’s best competitive players.
With the Tour kicking off in many regions, some of Valorant’s best players will return to the professional scene to showcase their skills with major prizes up for grabs
Following an exciting end to the Valorant Champions Tour 2021, fans have an idea about the players entering into 2022 season.
But, who will come out on top again? Here are some players who should be on your screens at all times.
After sitting on the bench for Cloud 9, Tyson “TenZ” Ngo became a household name in Valorant when he joined Sentinels. The NA star was one of the region’s best players as he wowed fans with his thrilling displays during many LAN tournaments.
With the 2022 season, the Sentinels will be the darlings of North America once again, and TenZ will again be looking to make his case of being the game’s best player.
The Indian Valorant scene might not be at the levels of the giants in North America and Europe. However, the country is slowly making strides with many players coming up huge during major tournaments.
One of the country’s standout players is Ganesh “SkRossi” Gangadhar from Global Esports, who has performed quiet well in 2021, and he will most likely be the India’s best player during the 2022 season as well.
Russian organization Gambit Esports may have finished runners up in the inaugural Valorant Champions. However, their star player Ayaz “nAts” Akhmetshin took everyone’s breath away with his pure skill at the game.
The 19-year-old was one of the season’s standout players as he won many rounds single-handedly for Gambit Esports, and he will sure be looking to make his mark in 2022 as well.
Acend finished the season at the top after winning Valorant Champions 2021 and the driving force behind the organization’s success was none other than Mehmet Yağız “cNed” İpek.
The Turkish star was a force to be reckoned with as he defeated opponents left, right and center on every map while playing as Jett, and he will definitely be continuing his form in 2022 as well.
Fnatic’s Nikita “Derke” Sirmitev was one of the top players from Europe as the Finnish star posted mind-boggling numbers on LAN events.
While Fnatic had a disappointing end to the season, Derke never stopped impressing fans as he piled on the kills, and he would be hoping to play at a similar level with more team success in 2022.
Footballing superstar Sergio Agüero brought the Argentinian Valorant scene on to the world stage with his organization KRÜ Esports, and along with that, fans also got to see the immense talent of the team’s top player in Angelo “Keznit” Mori.
Even though KRÜ Esports were considered major underdogs on the world stage, the crew surprised everyone with their brilliant showing, especially with Keznit, who was spectacular in many games, and he will be looking to perform like that in 2022 as well.
Following his shift from CS: GO, Adil “ScreaM” Benriltom continued his cold headshot counter in Valorant while playing for European giants, Team Liquid.
Following an impressive Top 4 finish in Valorant Champions 2021, ScreaM and Team Liquid will surely be in the hunt for trophies in 2022 as they try to overcome their major problem of being unable to defeat opponents in big games.