May 5, 2020Tyler ErzbergerESPN Esports CloseStaff writer for ESPN. com
Covered esports since 2011
Worked with biggest teams across titles like League of Legends and StarCraft IIFollow on TwitterFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintThe largest VALORANT tournament to date happened on Monday as Gen. G took home the $20,000 grand prize in the T1 x Nerd Street Gamers Invitational tournament. In the grand final, Gen. G's newly acquired French-Canadian roster defeated the heavy favorites of the competition, Team Brax, made up of a bulk of the T1 VALORANT squad alongside North American Counter-Strike legends Tyler "Ska" Latham and Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski, in a close 2-1 series. ESPN Daily newsletter Sign up now!The T1 x Nerd Street Gamers Invitational was the first of what are expected to be many hefty prize pool competitions around the world in the near future as VALORANT's official summer launch approaches, and it didn't lack for exciting matches or high-level play.
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