Tex to exchange Shanks within the new NRG Valorant line-up

NRG not too long ago left their followers apprehensive after they determined to let go of certainly one of their star gamers, Ryan “shanks” Ngo, from their Valorant roster simply earlier than the beginning of the VCT Stage 2 Qualifiers.

The choice to let go of Shanks got here proper after NRG had a poor displaying in Stage 1 of the Valorant Champions Tour and have been unable to qualify for the Masters of the competitors.

Even with Shanks leaving, NRG boasted a five-man aspect. Nonetheless, followers have been nonetheless a bit apprehensive about the way forward for the squad as Shanks was integral to their line-up.

To fill the void that Shanks left within the line-up, NRG not too long ago introduced that they are going to be including Ian “tex” Botsch, previously of Equinox Esports, to their Valorant roster.

It’s nonetheless unclear whether or not NRG wish to assist this six-man roster like Europe’s Crew Heretics or go for a extra customary five-man aspect, like the remainder of the Valorant groups on the market.

Tex was an unimaginable Valorant duelist for Equinox Esports

Tex was, by far, the perfect participant within the Equinox Esports line-up. He would single-handedly carry video games at occasions and even boasts an unimaginable Okay/D of 1.35 Okay/D on his signature Reyna choose.

Tex is an unimaginable duelist participant and gave a number of the larger orgs like Clou9 a run for his or her cash throughout tournaments just like the Nerd Road Gaming Winter Championship.

Nonetheless, duelists aren’t the one issues that Tex is understood to play throughout skilled video games. He’s usually seen carrying a imply Omen choose, which he wields as efficiently as he does duelists.

NRG might be getting into the Valorant Champions Tour Stage 2 Qualifiers with the next line up:

  • Gage “Infinite” Inexperienced
  • Damian “daps” Steele
  • Sam “s0m” Oh
  • Daniel “eeiu” Vucenovic
  • Bradley “ANDROID” Fodor.
  • Ian “tex” Botsch
Printed 25 Mar 2021, 18:21 IST

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