The VALORANT Champions Tour 2021: Europe Stage 2 Challengers 1 has come to an end. Eight European teams took part in the championship, competing for € 35,000, as well as two slots for VCT 2021: EMEA Stage 2 Challengers Finals. Quite unexpectedly, FunPlus Phoenix became the winner of the tournament, which played Guild in the grand final with a score of 3: 0.
The tournament for FunPlus Phoenix started very successfully, as the team easily coped with Vitality (2: 0). Having reached the semifinals, the team had to try hard to defeat the Opportunists. But, having lost the first map, FunPlus Phoenix was able to pull herself together and snatch a streak in her favor (2: 1). With this victory, the team secured a slot at VCT 2021: EMEA Stage 2 Challengers Finals.
The second finalist of the tournament, Guild, also reached the semifinals without any problems, beating Alliance (2: 0). Again, the Swedish team had a hard time in the semifinals, as Ninjas In Pajamas quickly won the first map, taking the lead. But Guild was also able to make a comeback and earn an important slot at VCT 2021: EMEA Stage 2 Challengers Finals.
Final distribution of seats for the VALORANT Champions Tour 2021: Europe Stage 2 Challengers 1:
- 1st place: FunPlus Phoenix - € 15,000.
- 2nd place: Guild Esports - € 10,000.
- 3-4th place: Ninjas In Pajamas - € 5,000.
- 3-4th place: Opportunists - € 5,000.
- 5th-8th place: Acend.
- 5th-8th place: Alliance.
- 5th-8th place: Team Heretics.
- 5th-8th place: Team Vitality.