Rising Stars and Seasoned Pros to Compete in First VALORANT Tournament of 2021
FRISCO, Texas – December 9, 2020 – Complexity Gaming, one of North America’s most elite and longest-standing esports organizations, today announced a partnership with Nerd Street Gamers to host the Complexity VALORANT Invitational powered by Nerd Street Gamers. Taking place on January 9-10, the event will feature 16 of North America’s best VALORANT teams going head to head for their share of the $10,000 prize pool.
“The Complexity VALORANT Invitational powered by Nerd Street Gamers is a unique opportunity for up-and-comers and established professionals to come together in the first VALORANT tournament of the new year,” said Kyle Bautista, Chief Operating Officer at Complexity Gaming. “As VALORANT gains momentum in the esports ecosystem, we’re looking forward to teaming up with Nerd Street Gamers and contributing to the continued growth of the game’s vibrant community of players and fans.”
Nerd Street Gamers $10,000 VALORANT Monthly tournament, taking place on December 26-27, will serve as an official qualifier for the event. The top four teams from the qualifier will then join 12 directly invited teams, including Complexity’s VALORANT team, in the digital arena for the Complexity VALORANT Invitational powered by Nerd Street Gamers on January 9-10. Both seasoned professionals and rising stars will clash throughout the event, which marks the first VALORANT tournament of 2021.
“As we continue our work with the VALORANT community, we are honored to partner with Complexity for the first VALORANT tournament of 2021,” said Sean Powell, Director of Competitive Operations at Nerd Street Gamers. “We strive to provide opportunities for amateur gamers and joining forces with Complexity for the VALORANT qualifier and invitational allows us to accomplish that goal of accessibility.”
Nerd Street Gamers will manage all areas of the events competition, including tournament operations, broadcasting, and talent management. As for Complexity, the organization will produce engaging content to be integrated throughout the event’s live broadcast.
Both the Complexity VALORANT Invitational powered by Nerd Street Gamers and the qualifier event are available to teams based in the U.S. and Canada. Learn more and register online at: nsg-stage.flywheelstaging.com/complexity. Be sure to tune into the live broadcast of the Complexity VALORANT Invitational powered by Nerd Street Gamers on Complexity’s official Twitch channel on January 9 and 10.
About Complexity Gaming
Complexity Gaming is one of North America’s longest standing and most successful esports organizations, now owned by Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys and investor John Goff. The esports organization is led by Founder and CEO Jason Lake, considered by many to be one of the founding fathers of esports in North America. Complexity’s esports teams have won more than 140 championships in nearly 30 game titles over its 15+ year history. Staunchly committed to passion, professionalism, and a player-first mentality, Complexity has been continuously recognized as a global leader in modern esports. For more information on Complexity, visit http://Complexity.gg and follow the organization on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Facebook.
About Nerd Street Gamers
Nerd Street Gamers (NSG) is a national network of esports facilities and events dedicated to powering competitive opportunities for gamers. The company promotes greater access to the esports industry, laying a national framework for esports talent development and high-quality gaming tournaments. NSG has received backing from Five Below, Comcast, SeventySix Capital, Elevate Ventures, and angel investor George Miller.