THE Asia-Pacific Valorant powerhouse, Paper Rex, extended its winning streak with a decisive 2-0 victory over Turkish contenders FUT Esports during the playoff stage of the 2023 Valorant Champions Los Angeles.
The teams engaged in intense competition across the Ascent and Pearl rounds.
In the Ascent round, Paper Rex secured a 13-10 win, strategically utilizing agents including Reyna, Skye, Viper, Raze, and Harbor.
Advancing to the Pearl round, Paper Rex secured a comfortable 13-4 victory, adeptly deploying agents like Phoenix, Jet, KJ, Skye, and Astra.
This triumph earns Paper Rex a coveted spot in the Upper Bracket Semi-Finals, where they are set to confront the formidable Brazilian team, LOUD.
Of noteworthy mention is Paper Rex’s roster, featuring the talents of prominent Malaysian player Khalish Rusyaidee (d4v41).
For context, Paper Rex clinched the championship title in the Pacific Valorant Challenge Tour 2023, while LOUD emerged triumphant in the American Valorant Challenge Tour 2023.
The highly anticipated clash between LOUD and Paper Rex is scheduled to resume on August 20th at 3:00 AM.