Gen.G Esports continues to dominate VCT 2024: Masters Shanghai, beat Team Heretics in a thrilling final

In the finals of Velorant Champions Tour 2024: Masters Shanghai Gen.G Esports beat Team Heretics by 3:2 to register their first-ever final win in VCT 2024. Improving from their last-round performance where they lost to Sentinels with a score of 3:2.

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In the finals of Velorant Champions Tour 2024: Masters Shanghai  Gen.G Esports beat Team Heretics by 3:2 to register their first-ever final win in VCT 2024. Improving from their last-round performance where they lost to Sentinels with a score of 3:2.

The Grand Finale of the event was nothing short of a thriller as both teams displayed some iconic moves and resilience to sail through. However, luck favouring the brave Gen.G Esports clinched the victory as they came out top and lucky at some crucial moments. 

After leading the game by 2:1 Team Heretics failed to hold nerves in last two maps. They lost both crucial maps by a margin of 13-4 and 13-3 making it an easy win for Gen.G who was up to the mark in the last two rounds after failing poorly in the first three games. 

Here is the final scoreline:

-          Breeze: Gen.G Esports 13-6 Team Heretics

-          Icebox: Gen.G Esports 9-13 Team Heretics

-          Ascent: Gen.G Esports 9-13 Team Heretics

-          Lotus: Gen.G Esports 13-4 Team Heretics

-          Split: Gen.G Esports 13-3 Team Heretics

All you need to know about VCT 2024

It’s worth noting that the Velorant Champions Tour 2024 is the biggest Esports event of the Velorant discipline. Around 12 teams qualify for each of the Masters and fight to win the trophy. The Championship tour runs throughout the year making things interesting. 

Here is the Prize pool for VCT 2024: Masters Shanghai

Place

$ USD

VCT Points

Participant

1st

$350,000

3

Gen.G Esports

2nd

$200,000

-

Team Heretics

3rd

$125,000

-

G2 Esports

4th

$75,000

-

100 Thieves

5th-6th

$50,000

-

FUT Esports, Paper Rex

7th-8th

$35,000

-

EDward Gaming, Fnatic

9th-10th

$25,000

-

FunPlus Phoenix, Leviatán

11th-12th

$15,000

-

Dragon Ranger Gaming, T1

Notably, Gen.G Esports now lead the chart of Pacific Championship of VCT 2024 with 12 points. Paper Rex follows suit by 10 points while DRX is third with six points. T1 and Talon Esports are fourth and fifth with 4 points each. 

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