Many familiar names showed up in this year’s VALORANT competition in the 11th season of the A1 Adria League. Wintermint won the second mini-tournament with a dominant performance and took home a part of the 1000€ prize pool.
Wintermint wins against caLLLamity in the finals
Out of 10 registered teams that competed in the VALORANT mini-tournament, the best who came on top and defeated the competition was Wintermint, with Wanhed as the most sounding name. Even though the finals were really exciting, the biggest surprise came early in the bracket. Namely, the team that was the biggest favorite to win this tournament, Extreme Esports failed to make it further than the first round. They were defeated by caLLLamity with a 13:11 score, who then went on to reach the grand finals.
In the top four, we saw all familiar teams and names such as caLLLamity, Wintermint, LINK, and Purpure. And as we know, caLLLamity won their opponents, while our new champions were better than Purpure.
In the finals, which was in the form of best-of-three series, Wintermint showed supremacy and won the game with a 2:0 score, becoming the new VALORANT champions. kequeq, and bmblbe in caLLLamity were on the verge of winning the competition once again. As we remember they were also playing together last season when they won the VALORANT tournament with Grandmas Gambit. However this year, Wintermint stood in their way and with a dominant performance took home the title.
The first game was played on Ascent where Wintermint basically ran over their opponents with a 13:6, which was unexpected. The second map was Lotus, and there the battle was much closer, but in the end, the result was the same – Wintermint winning. The score on the second map was 13:11.