DRX’s Zest confident VALORANT team have ‘overcome’ international curse for good

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DRX’s VALORANT division had an disagreeable run final 12 months, all the time ending fifth to sixth at international tournaments. But with the squad’s current success, certainly one of their gamers believes the curse is behind them.

The curse was formally damaged throughout VALORANT Champions this month after the team reached the decrease bracket semifinals, securing no less than fourth place within the match. In an interview with Nerd Street, Kim “Zest” Gi-seok stated DRX have conquered the curse for good.

“There was all the time that fear that we’d end fifth and sixth once more this time. It was all the time creeping there at the back of my thoughts even all through right now’s collection,” he stated. “We’ve overcome it, and I’m actually excited that we have achieved it.”

This 12 months, DRX made appearances at each international occasion within the VALORANT circuit, competing at Masters Reykjavik in April and Masters Copenhagen in July. At the occasions, the Korean team had been defeated within the decrease bracket quarterfinals by ZETA DIVISION and FPX in Iceland and Denmark, respectively. Such finishes led to them ending the occasions in fifth to sixth place once more, making it look like extra than simply an disagreeable coincidence.

Kim “Mako” Myeong-kwan, Zest’s teammate, defined that fifth to sixth-place matches at previous VALORANT tournaments had been all the time the turning level for DRX. “This is the place our struggles actually confirmed up most,” he stated.

Now, DRX will have a shot at persevering with their run in Istanbul, Turkey. They will be capable to declare a spot on the rostrum in the event that they overcome FPX within the decrease bracket semifinal. The collection is scheduled to happen right now at 12pm CT.

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