Blake Van Poucke
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Blake Van Poucke is a Valorant writer at esports.gg. He found esports through the early days of MLG and the Super Smash Bros Melee scene. He's been competing and writing about esports dating back to 2008. He has written for several publications and wishes to return to in-person esports events in 2022
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Professional VALORANT Player Twisten pledges to donate for every Shorty kill at VCT LOCK//IN
Vitality’s Twisten pledges to donate 25 euros for every Shorty kill during the VCT LOCK//IN event to help the recovery effort in Turkey
Riot to impact Stinger meta with changes in patch 6.02
In a tweet from Riot, the developers promised changes to the overpowered and underpriced Stinger with patch 6.02
The Valorant VCT LOCK//IN Sao Paulo schedule and matchup release
The matchups and schedule have dropped for the opening season Valorant VCT Lock//in event starting on Feb. 13.
G2 wippie on roster potential: “I don’t want to jinx us, but it feels like we can make franchising, easily”
Days after the G2 VALORANT roster announcement, wippie sat down with esports.gg to talk about his new teammates and switching over to Smokes.
KOI Esports sign European VALORANT core for VCT 2023
Spanish League of Legends organization, KOI Esports, has made the move to Valorant. Signing a list of the best available European free agents for the upcoming 2023 VCT season.
Pansy Wins Play-by-Play Caster of the Year at the 2022 Esports Awards
The iconic Valorant, PUBG, and Counter-Strike caster, Lauren “Pansy” Scott, wins her first play-by-play caster of the year at the 2022 Esports Awards.
Hungrybox wins 2022 Content Creator of the Year at the Esports Awards: “When you don’t have a big brother pushing you, sometimes you have to do it yourself.”
Juan “Hungrybox” Debidma wins Content Creator at the 2022 Esports Awards. The Melee legend and Team Liquid owner takes home the coveted streamer award.
Na’vi’s B1ad3 wins Coach of the Year at the 2022 Esports Awards
Andrii “B1ad3” Horodenskyi wins Esports Coach of the Year at the 2022 Esports Awards. The Na’vi head coach helped the team overcome the unimaginable difficulties of dealing with a war on home soil while delivering world-class results in the Counter-Strike server.
Team Liquid say goodbye to ScreaM and Nivera in roster rebuild
Team Liquid announced on twitter a mutual parting of ways with stars Adil “ScreaM” Benrlitom’ and Nabil “Nivera” Benrlitom.
NRG bolster roster with former VCT Masters champion crashies
The NRG roster construction is nearly complete with the signing of 2022 VCT Masters Reykjavik Champion, Austin “Crashies” Roberts, going official