Few issues give Paper Rex’s Wang “Jinggg” Jing Jie motive to pause.
He has regarded fearless up to now on the Valorant world stage, the place nothing ever appears to faze him. But when he needed to choose one participant that has been the hardest to play towards, it might be OpTic Gaming’s Jaccob “yay” Whiteaker, he instructed ONE Esports in an unique interview.
Paper Rex might have despatched OpTic to the decrease bracket in Masters Copenhagen, however yay nonetheless topped the server with a 57/42/6 KDA and 285 Common Fight Rating (ACS).
Yay is likely one of the finest Chamber gamers, says Paper Rex Jinggg
“He’s undoubtedly among the finest Chamber gamers,” stated Jinggg. “It’s actually enjoyable to play towards him.”
Nonetheless, yay’s success comes not from the aggression that Chamber permits, however quite his understanding of the tempo of every recreation.
“His timings are actually good and he understands when to push or peek,” defined the PRX star. “His positioning can be actually good. And he has wonderful mechanics as properly, and all the pieces combines to make him a extremely good Chamber and a extremely good participant.”
Yay was essentially the most constant participant on his crew in the course of the collection towards Paper Rex, main the scoreboard on each map.
His affect on each spherical was additionally palpable. “He was all the time selecting us off and stuff,” recalled the 19-year-old.
Each PRX and OpTic might have an opportunity to face one another once more at Valorant Champions 2022 in Istanbul. Whereas they’ve been positioned in numerous teams, each groups are favorites to advance to the playoffs, the place OpTic could have an opportunity at revenge.
Valorant Champions 2022 runs from August 31 to September 18. All matches might be broadcast stay on the official Valorant Twitch and YouTube channels.
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