The Esportz Premier Series, the first LAN event of 2023 kicks off with live audience
The much-anticipated LAN event of 2023 is finally underway. The year-long-running Esportz Premier Series organised by Esportz is conducting the Grand Finale. A total of 5 different Esports titles are being featured in this tournament. The Valorant tournament kicked off yesterday with the Finals. A total of 6 teams are seen in action.
This tournament is the crowning event for the five different esports titles that all commenced back in 2022. After 12 months of intense qualifiers, the event is conducting the Grand Finale at OPAL Convention Center in Borivali, Mumbai. Other titles were conducted online and the Valorant was done with an offline LAN event. A new team was formed for this tournament by VLT Antidote named Ohh Bey. A total of 2 matches were played in the Valorant LAN tournament. Click here to catch the matches.
The Main Day
Finally, the day began when the crowd started to gather at OPAL Convention Centre. The day was packed with two matches from Round 1 of the Finals. The teams made it here through the respective qualifiers. Teams that made it to the Grand Finale are – Lethal Esports, Revenant Esports, Ohh Bey, ROG Academy (Replacing Pakistan’s Team Snake), Gods Reign and Reckoning Esports. Lethal Esports and Revenant Esports got placed directly in the Semifinals.
The first game was between ROG Academy vs Gods Reign and the day concluded with Ohh Bey vs Reckoning Esports.
Match 1 – ROG Academy vs Gods Reign
- Breeze Map – Agents picked by ROG Academy were Jett, Viper, Sova, Phoenix and Cypher. Gods Reign picked Jett, KAY/O, Cypher, Viper and Sova. The first-half score remained 6-6 with ROG Academy managing to beat Gods Reign by 13-8 in the second half.
- Haven Map – ROG Academy’s agent lineup included Killjoy, Sova, Breach, Jett and Omen while Gods Reign went ahead with Jett, Breach, Killjoy, Astra and Sova. The first half was dominated by ROG players as the scores remained 9-3 later the game ended with a score of 13-8 in favour of ROG Academy.
Match 2 – Ohh Bey vs Reckoning Esports
- Haven Map – Ohh Bey consisted of 3 Velocity players and 2 Enigma players. The agent lineup for them included Sova, Astra, Skye, Jett and Killjoy. Reckoning Esports picked Astra, KAY/O, Sova, Jett and Killjoy. The first-half score remained 7-5 and later Ohh Bey won the game with a 13-11 score.
- Bind Map – Ohh Bey began with Brimstone, Fade, Raze, Cypher and Skye while Reckoning Esports picked Raze, Sage, Brimstone, Skye and Viper. The first-half score remained 7-5 with Ohh Bey with good control. Later the game ended with a score of 13-8.