May 17, 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 MessengerPinterestEmailprintControversy ran amok during what was one of Europe's largest VALORANT tournaments to date. In the grand final of the Solary Cup, a winner-take-all, weeklong tournament that ended Sunday, the plucky underdogs from the United Kingdom, Fish123, took down the star-studded lineup of Team Prodigy in a nail-biting, 2-1 match to take home the grand prize. Even the final wasn't without drama, as one of Team Prodigy's core players, former Overwatch League professional Daniel "dafran" Francesca, was banned from the tournament (and all future Solary events) following comments made against the event organizer and semifinalist opponent Damien "HyP" Souville. Here are the top three things we learned from the Solary Cup. 1.
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