Hashira completed a Cinderella run as it stunned heavy favorite Bren Esports, 3-2, in the grand finals to conquer the Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Stage 2 Philippine Challengers 1 on Tuesday night, April 6.
Composed of Hatred, Rabbet, JRemY, invy, 2766 and Aimix, Hashira took a 2-1 lead in the championship series before stifling Bren’s comeback bid to rule the opening tourney of the VCT Stage 2 in the country hosted by the Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL).
Hashira bounced back after losing 13-9 in the opening map Haven, taking Ascent and Bind with identical 13-9 scorelines.
Bren, one of the Filipino representatives to the Stage 1 Southeast Asia Masters, forced a deciding map with a narrow 13-11 victory in Icebox.
But Hatred and the crew managed to pull the upset axe against their favored foes with a thrilling 13-10 win in Split.
Hashira bagged the winner’s prize of P60,000 and a spot in the PH Challengers 2 wherein a ticket to the Southeast Asia Challengers Finals is at stake. Taken from MB