G2 Gozen: Champions in Valorant and CSGO, Breaking Barriers and Taking Names!
G2 Gozen, the all-women team from the EMEA region, made history by becoming the first female world champions in both Valorant and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO). They emerged victorious in the Valorant Championship Tournament (VCT) Game Changers Championship, defeating North America's Shopify Rebellion in a thrilling five-game match. Juliano, mimi, and Petra now hold world titles in both Valorant and CSGO, cementing their status as legends in the esports community. The success of G2 Gozen showcases the incredible talent and dedication of women in FPS gaming. Let's take a closer look at their remarkable journey.
Formerly known as The Originals, G2 Gozen joined forces with G2 Esports in October 2021 to represent the organization in the VCT Game Changers. Consisting of talented players Julia "juliano" Kiran, Petra "Petra" Stoker, Michaela "mimi" Lintrup, Anastasiya "Glance" Anisimova, and Maryam "Mary" Maher, the team had been making waves since they started competing last year. Their impressive run in the VCT Game Changers EMEA Series set the stage for their ultimate triumph.
In the intense grand finals of the VCT Game Changers Championship, G2 Gozen faced off against Shopify Rebellion in a grueling five-game showdown. With sheer determination and skill, G2 Gozen emerged as the first-ever Game Changers world champion, securing a 3-2 victory. This remarkable achievement not only crowns them as champions in Valorant but also adds to their existing world titles in CSGO. Juliano, mimi, and Petra have truly etched their names in esports history.
The esports community showered G2 Gozen with congratulations and admiration for their outstanding performance in both Valorant and CSGO. Fans hailed them as "legends" and appreciated their dedication and talent. Glance and Mary also received love and support for their incredible contributions throughout the tournament. The G2 Gozen team expressed their utmost happiness and gratitude on their social media accounts, appreciating the overwhelming support they received.
The inaugural VCT Game Changers LAN was a resounding success, providing all-women teams from eligible regions a platform to showcase their FPS prowess. The event in Berlin witnessed world-class talent and passionate cheers from the crowd, echoing the energy of the main VCT LAN. With such a triumphant start, it's highly likely that Riot Games will continue this circuit and open up even more opportunities for the next championship. The future looks bright for women in esports, and G2 Gozen has paved the way for many more victories to come.