In 2021, esports fans saw crowds return at live events, the continual rise of VALORANT, the triumphant return of CS: GO and gloriole Majors and breaking numerous audience and prize pool records in multiple games.
Some of the prominent organizations in esports also had landmark years. In this list, we look at the organizations that were most successful or made the most steps forward in 2021.
Before 2021, Sentinels wasn’t a massive esports entity outside of battle royales and content creators. For a while their biggest names were Fourteen days World Cup winner Bugha and Streamer xQc. In 2020 they signed one VALORANT List that showed real promise, but it wasn’t until 2021 and Cloud9’s acquisition of TenZ that that promise turned into dynasty potential.
Guardian VALORANT Team went back to back at NA Masters One and VCT Masters Two and dominated the national and international competition at the highest level. In addition, the organization has leaned heavily into its new rogue role, increasing its Twitter follower number from 100,000 to 500,000 over the course of the year. Despite the VALORANT After the disappointing conclusion of the roster at Champions, the team is still set for continued success and the organization is looking to dominate a new scene after signing arguably the greatest gloriole List of all times.
Born to win
Na’Vi competes in multiple esports, but for the past few years their flagship program has been their showcase program CS: GO Division. And in 2021, theirs CS: GO Not only did squads have their most successful year to date, they may also have put together one of the best years Counterstrike every team.
Superstar s1mple and his Na’Vi teammates finally grabbed the elusive major trophy they were looking for, but also filled their trophy cabinet with an impressive collection of high-level tournament hardware. They also filled their pockets, setting the record for most prize money earned in a single year CS: GO Team ever. The squad is also young overall and could dominate for a while. Also, Na’Vi jumps into new shooters like VALORANT and gloriole.
Nothing says success than winning multiple titles throughout the year. Cloud9 has built one of the more extensive trophy cabinets over the years that contains: CS: GO Big trophy, a Missile league Title, on Overwatch League titles from the London Spitfire and a handful of NA LCS trophies, among others.
In 2021, they added another NA LCS title to their collection, three different VCT NA Game Changers titles with their women’s VALORANT Duty roster and rounded off the year with the first Halo infinite Trophy from the HCS Kickoff Major in Raleigh. After 10 attempts, C9 Mango finally won the Smash Summit trophy, perhaps cementing its status as a Close combat GOAT. Your men VALORANT Kader has made it further at VCT Champions than any other NA team.
- Akend: VCT Champions won and the first official WORTHT world champion. Also registered Halo infinite with one of the best EU cadres.
- team spirit: Won that Dota 2 International Championship (TI10).
- Edward Gaming: Won the 2021 League of Legends World Championship.
- Ninjas in pajamas: Won the Six Invitational and finished second in the Six Sweden Major. Superstar dev1ce to his. added CS: GO Roster. Acquired an LPL place for 2022.