ZETA DIVISION proceed its decrease bracket run at Valorant Champions Tour Stage 1 Masters: Reykjavík by besting Korean No. 1 seed DRX, and stunning its opponents with their type in Iceland.
The final time ZETA DIVISION took on DRX at Valoran Masters, the Japanese aspect gained a complete of 5 rounds throughout two maps. However, after time within the decrease bracket within the group stage and playoffs, ZETA have improved considerably within the eyes of DRX’s Yu ‘BuZz’ Byung-chul.
“They actually have grown all through this match and I used to be personally actually shocked at how a lot they’ve grown and the way effectively they ready for the match,” BuZz stated in a post-game press convention.
In its second match outing, ZETA took DRX to Icebox, a map by which the Korean aspect gained 13-2. ZETA took the sport this time round with a good 13-11 rating.
BuZz and DRX did anticipate ZETA to be extra ready for his or her playoff matchup, with counter methods in tow, however to not the purpose that they must depart the match.
“We got here into this match anticipating a win,” BuZz stated.
ZETA DIVISION react to upset win
On the opposite aspect of the matchup, ZETA DIVISION’s Yuma ‘Dep’ Hashimoto stated the crew got here in extra assured than their final sequence towards DRX. The crew not solely had extra confidence, but additionally had their Day 1 LAN jitters over with.
“In our first loss towards DRX, it was our first worldwide match and we had we have been actually nervous for it and we have been making errors that we often by no means make,” Dep stated.
For Dep, and plenty of of his ZETA DIVISION teammates, their run at Valorant Masters doesn’t really feel actual but.
“I’m actually busy with the preparation so as soon as I’ve a bit of bit extra time to decelerate and chill out and take a look at all of the suggestions that I get, it should for positive make it extra actual,” Dep stated.
ZETA DIVISION will proceed its decrease bracket run towards the winner of Paper Rex and G2 Esports on Friday.