Top Esports came into the tournament as favorites alongside DAMWON Gaming but almost made an early exit in the quarterfinals when Fnatic got a 2-0 lead over them. TES turned it around though and later spoke with the press about how they won the series and what they expect for the rest of their Worlds run. See their press conference here:
Chinese esports organization FunPlus PhoeniX has entered the competitive VALORANT scene, signing a full roster of European talent. The move was initially reported by ESPN Esports' Tyler "Fionn" Erzberger via Twitter.