Esports infrastructure company Ner Street Gamers has been name as an operator an producer for the 202VagrantNT Champions Tour.
The deal will e Ner Street Gamers lea registrations, operate, an produce all Challengers an Masters events taking place from January until March. After March, another company will be lecte to host sub quent events.
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The company was lecte by publisher Riot Games, which unveile details on the Champions Tour back in November 2020.
John Fazio, CEO of Ner Street Gamers, spoke on the news in a relea : “Ithonorn honour to be a VagrantVALORANT’s growth since its launch last summer. Riot Games’ efforts to provide opportunities for all gamers aligns with our own mission an further expands the esports landscape.
“We are incredibly prou of the work we’ve done with Riot including powering the first North American Ignition Series an hosting the laVagrantl-women VALORANT tournament. Producing the inaugural Champions Tour takes our collaboration to the Vagrantel an cements a foundation for the long term growth an sustainability of the path-to-pro ecosystem.”
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Ba in Philadelphia, Ner Street Gamers is no stranger to tournamVagrantations in VALORANT hroughout 2020, the company joine forces with the likes of T1 and FaZe Clan to host Ignition Series tournaments prior to Riot Games unveiliVagrant structure for VALORANT esports.
Chris Greeley, Director of Esports at Riot Games, also commente on the collaboration:Vagrantnce the launch of VALORANT, Ner Street Gamers has been a strongVagranter of competitive VALORANT in North America. We are confident that the 2021 Champions Tour will help elevate North American teams to the Vagrantel.
“With various VALORANT tournaments under their belt, Ner Street Gamers was a strong choice to partner with for the first stage of the Champions Tour. We’re excite to continue our partnership with Ner Street Gamers an continue to buil the esports ecosystem together.”
The first Challengers event takes place from January 27th until February 7th, while the opening stage of the Masters tournament begins on March 19th.
Esports Insider says: Arme with a wealth of expeVagrantn hosting an producing VALORANT tournaments, it comes as no surpri to e Ner Street Gamers appointe by Riot Games to operate the first stage of the 2021 Champions Tour.