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Shopify Rebellion Are The VCT Game Changers 2023 Champions

Shopify Rebellion wins VCT Game Changers 2023 by beating Team Liquid BR by 3-2 in Grand Final.
Shopify Rebellion Are The VCT Game Changers 2023 Champions
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The Grand Final of VCT Game Changers 2023 is over and Shopify Rebellion have lifted the trophy by beating Team Liquid BR in a nail biting showdown by 3-2. "The trust that my teammates, it means everything to me. It's all I wanted." meL said in the post match interview. "As an IGL, it means everything to have your teammates back you up and just support everything you call, your philosphy on the game, trust you in and out of game. It means everything and I am so happy."

It was an epic showdown right from the beginning. The first map was Haven and Team Liquid started off strong by winning four out of first five rounds by pulling of insane clutches; however, Shopify quickly started winning the rounds back to put 5-7 on the board. The second half was dominated by both sides equally and the map was ultimately won by Shopify by 14-12.

The second map Lotus was dominated by Shopify in the first half as they clenched 8 rounds while being the attacking side; however, Team Liquid turned it around by letting SR win only three rounds in the second half to win the map by 13-11. 

Shopify then took the lead in the series by destroying TL on Breeze by 13-5. However, Team Liquid pushed the series to fifth map by beating Shopify Rebellion by 13-7 on Sunset. They absolutely destroyed Shopify in the first half to put 10-2 on the board; however, SR put the pressure back on them by winning five out of six rounds in the second half but it wasn't enough for them to stop Liquid from winning.

Each round in the first half of Ascent, the final map of the series, was a roller coaster ride with insane clutches coming from both teams. However, the second half belonged completely to Shopify as they didn't let Liquid win even a single round to ultimately win the map by 13-6 and the VCT Game Changers 2023.