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VALORANT Ignition Series June Recap

Ignition Series June

Around the world, the Riot’s Ignition Series showcased some of the best players in the young VALORANT competitive scene. There were several tournaments through the month of June, making it a little tricky to catch every event. Save some time watching hours of VODs with TGH’s Ignition Series recap for June.

[Related: Teams Playing in 100 Thieves’ Charity VALORANT Tournament]

G2 x Ignition VALORANT Invitational, June 19 – 21
Ignition Series VALORANT June Recap
Courtesy of Riot Games

Region: Europe

The inaugural VALORANT tournament in the Ignition series, the G2 invitational brought together various pros and streamers to compete. The tournament featured 8 teams split into 2 groups for a round robin stage. The G2 Invitational showcased several former Counter-Strike and Overwatch pros like Timo “Taimou” Kettunen and Oscar “Mixwell” Cañellas Colocho.

Final Standings 

1. Team Mixwell
2. Team draken
3/4. Team Taimou and Team ANGE1

RAGE x Ignition VALORANT Invitational, June 19 – 21
Ignition Series VALORANT June Recap
Courtesy of Riot Games

Region: Japan

The RAGE VALORANT Invitational featured 16 teams battling it out in a single-elimination bracket. The majority of the tournament was played in a best-of-one format, with the Grand Finals being the only best-of-three match. This tournament was the first in the Ignition Series to feature full teams, rather than teams crafted with individual players. Absolute JUPITER showed their strength as a team, losing only 2 rounds on their way to the Grand Finals.

Final Standings

  1. Absolute JUPITER
  2. Lag Gaming
  3. Bakemon
  4. Nora-Rengo
Empire Play North Africa VALORANT Invitational, June 26 – 28
Ignition Series VALORANT June Recap
Courtesy of Riot Games

Region: MENA (Middle East – North Africa)

The Empire Play VALORANT Invitational featured 8 of the top teams in the North Africa region. The quarterfinals were decided in a best-of-one match, while the semi-finals and third-place match were a best-of-three. The Grand Finals had the top two teams face-off in a best-of-five bout for the title. Divine Vendetta took the tournament without dropping a map.

Final Standings

  1. Divine Vendetta
  2. Viboras
  3. Exalted Gaming
  4. Simplicity Esports
T1 x Nerd St Gamers VALORANT Showdown, June 26 – 28
Ignition Series VALORANT June Recap
Courtesy of Riot Games

Region: North America

As the first major North American tournament, the T1 x Nerd St. Gamers Showdown showcased the top teams in the region with plenty of familiar names. Teams like 100 Thieves, Faze Clan, and Cloud 9 displayed their brand new rosters against more proven lineups like TSM and T1. Tyler “Ninja” Blevins made his VALORANT debut in the group stages of the tournament, bringing along a few other streamers to fill out the team.

Final Standings

  1. TSM
  2. T1
  3. Immortals
  4. Faze Clan
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