VALORANT Champions group stage day 6: The sixth day of VALORANT Champions 2023 has finally concluded and we saw the two more teams’ journey in VALORANT Champions has halted and slowly slots are filling for playoffs. Every other match is more intense than the previous one. Here is the full-day recap of VALORANT Champions Day 6.
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VALORANT Champions group stage day 6: KRU and ZETA Division eliminated
KRU Esports vs Giants Gaming
In the first map of Lotus, which was KRU’s map pick, Giants Gaming had a slow start in the first half with a score of 7-5. However, the momentum completely shifted in the second half, with the Giants winning 6 rounds in a row and staging an impressive comeback. The first match ended with a score of 13-10.
After trailing by one map, we moved to Giants’ own map pick, Pearl. The first half concluded with a score of 7-5. In the second half, an intense fightback from both teams ensued, leading the map into overtime. Ultimately, in the 26th round, Giants secured the map and the match with scores of 14-12 and 2-0, respectively. With this result, KRU Esports’ journey in Valorant Champions 2023 came to a close. Meanwhile, the Giants will go on to face EDward.
NRG Esports vs ZETA
In the second match of the day, featuring the teams from Japan and North America, the first half saw a competitive struggle with the score standing at 7-5 in favor of ZETA. However, in the second half, NRG executed flawless defensive strategies, pushing ZETA onto the backseat. The game extended into another overtime, and NRG managed to secure the map with a score of 15-13.
The second map, Haven, turned into a nightmare for ZETA. Throughout the entire first half, ZETA only managed to secure one round, and that too was a close call. The halftime score heavily favored NRG at 11-1. NRG only required 2 more rounds in the second half, which they swiftly achieved in the first two rounds. With this outcome, ZETA’s journey in VALORAN Champions 2023 came to an end. NRG will now face Bilibili Gaming once again in the next stage.