The Valorant For The Women Summer Showdown came to an end yesterday with team MAJKL taking the grand prize.
The Valorant FTW Summer Showdown came to a timely end over the course of the weekend. The tournament kicked off back on Friday and lasted for a total of three days. It featured 12 female only teams and only one of them stood out at first glance – Dignitas. The organization made their all-female Valorant team a few months back but haven’t had the chance to participate in a lot of events. With the announcement of the FTW Summer Showdown, many of us expected Dignitas to make it to the top. That wasn’t the case.
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The event started out with a group stage where the twelve teams were split into two groups of six. The top teams in each group were MAJKL and GX3, respectively for A and B. Only the top four of each group advanced further while the rest were eliminated. Dignitas Female made it to the playoffs and even to the semi-finals but that’s when they faced MAJKL. At the grand finals, it came down to MAJKL versus GX3. Up until that point, none of the two teams have lost a game. MAJKL made short work of GX3 with a quick 2:0. In the meantime, Dignitas failed to earn the third place by suffering yet another loss against hamboigas.
MAJKL get the title of being the champion in the first all-female Valorant event along with $25,000 in prize money.
The girls also talked about their future plans with the team and mentioned they’ll be aiming high.
Nerd Street Gamers, G Fuel and Spectacor Gaming made it clear earlier that their intent is to develop the Valorant esports scene and give female players a chance to shine.
We want to give more women a seat at the table in this industry – both for competitors and for women seeking a career in esports. We’re excited to team up with Spectacor Gaming, T1, and G FUEL to host our first all-women VALORANT invitational and spotlight female gamers who are making strides in the industry. From the players to the logistical staff, this tournament is a testament to the power that women have to drive the gaming industry forward today and in the future.
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Judging by that statement we can definitely expect to see more all-female events, not only in Valorant but in other titles as well.