team Valorant esports experienced significant growth this year. Since the game was released in June 2020, Riot has always tried to elevate the competitive part of the game. This first person shooting game has attracted a lot of players in the past year and a half. Many former Counter-Strike professionals have retired from Valve's tactical shooter game to explore new opportunities in Valorant.
Riot is hosting several regional tournaments in 2021 along with three international LAN events, including the recently concluded 2021 Valorant Champions. While many teams around the world have had successful years in terms of trophies and appearances, choosing the best 5 will always be difficult.
However, the following teams have stood out in 2021 and deserve to be praised this end of 2021.
Here Are the 5 Top Teams in Valorant 2021!
- Team Liquid
Team Liquid has been very good so far this year. They were the champions of the VCT 2021: EMEA Stage 2 Challengers Finals and qualified for the Reykjavik Masters, the game's first international LAN event. However, they struggled to appear in Stage 3 and then secured a spot in Valorant Champions 2021 by winning the EMEA Last Chance Qualifier.
Team Liquid performed very well in the recently concluded Valorant Champions 2021. It will be interesting to see how they perform at the upcoming VCT 2022 with all the skills and solidarity of their Valorant team.
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Sentinels have been one of the most dominant Valorant teams this year. The North American side are unbeaten for the time this year. They won the Reykjavik Masters last May without losing a single defeat in any map of the competition.
The team struggled a bit at the Valorant Champions Tour Masters Berlin and at the recently concluded Valorant Champions 2021. However, the recent failures couldn't surpass the accomplishments they had this year.
- Esports CREW
KRU Esports is the best Valorant team from South America and represented the LATAM region in all three international LAN events this year. Apart from the Sentinels and Crazy Raccoon, they were the only team to participate in all three LAN events this year. KRU Esports is the semifinalist of Valorant Champions 2021.
After a slow start to early 2021, KRU Esports have been a formidable force in the latter half of the year. The Valorant team from Argentina pulled off some amazing surprises at Valorant Champions 2021 which just ended.
- Gambit Esports
Gambit Esports has been one of the most consistent Valorant teams in the world this year. The Russian squad were runners-up to the recently concluded Valorant Champions 2021.
Gambit Esports started the year by winning the VCT 2021: CIS Stage 1 Masters. However, they failed to qualify for the Valorant Champions Tour Masters Reykjavik. But they came back stronger in Stage 3 and went on to win the Berlin Masters. They were also Valorant Champions 2021 finalists. Despite losing in the final, Gambit was definitely one of the best teams in the world this year.
Acend won Valorant Champions 2021 and became the game's first world champion. The European side is very good all year round.
Acend started the year by winning the 2021 VCT: European Stage 1 Masters. However, they struggled a bit midway through the year, and failed to qualify for the Valorant Champions Tour Masters Reykjavik. However, Acend came back stronger in Stage 3 and represented their region at the Berlin Masters to secure a slot in Valorant Champions 2021.
The team ended the year on a high note by lifting the Valorant esports crown this month and becoming world champions. Acend is without a doubt the best team of 2021.
So, those are the top 5 Valorant teams in 2021, are there any of the 5 Valorant Teams above that you support, Vicigers? The 5 Valorant teams above are teams that have played consistently throughout 2021 with solid games and incredible skills presented by the players.