T1’s participation in VCT Pacific ends with an early exit after going 0-2 in event play.
The T1 Valorant Gaming Team was invited to compete in an event called the Ludwig x tarik Invitational. T1 came up short with a 1:2 loss in the first round and a 0:2 loss in the loser’s bracket.
T1’s first opponent was The Guard. The Guard is also the team that current T1 player Ha “Shaaplayer” Jung-woo played for in 2022. In the first match, which took place at 3 a.m. KST on the 15th, T1 won the first game 13:11 on Pearl, but dropped the second and third sets. They lost 7:13 on both Fracture and Ascent.
Then, in the loser’s bracket match against TSM at 10 a.m. the same day, T1 fell in two straight sets. They lost 8:13 on Fracture and 7:13 on Ascent, eliminating them from the competition. They were the first of four teams to be eliminated and finished in last place.
The final match of the tournament pitted TSM against The Guard, who had won against T1. With the score at 1-1, The Guard won the final three sets by a landslide to take the tournament title.
Meanwhile, tournament organizers Ludwig and tarik faced off in a showmatch called ‘Offline TV vs Mogul Moves’. It featured not only the two organizers, 한국야동 but also celebrities such as Shroud. Here, tarik’s team, Offline TV, won 2:1.