Cloud9 Blue defeated Vision Strikers in the VALORANT Champions in Group D today and became the first North American team to reach the VALORANT Champions Playoff.

The C9 started with a rule of thumb that Vision Strikers could not resist. They won eight consecutive rounds in the first half of Map Ascent, eventually the North American team went on to win the last three rounds, finishing The first half was 11 to 1.

Cloud9 Blue is the first North American team to advance to the VALORANT Champions qualifiers. They will meet Team Liquid tomorrow at 2pm CT.