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Who Are the Best Valorant Players in 2022
Did you know that there are over 10 million active monthly Valorant players? Valorant continues to get popular, and in 2023 Riot Games is launching an official league that you can stream and bet on at GG.BET. In this article, we are going to look at the very best Valorant players in 2022.
1. Tyson “TenZ Ngo
Tyson “TenZ Ngo is the number 1 Valorant player on the planet. The 22-year-old Canadian is signed to Sentinels after tearing up at Cloud9. He is most famous for winning the VCT 2021: Stage 2 Masters – Reykjavík for $200,000 and VCT 2021: North America Stage 1 Masters and $60,000. He already has lifetime earnings of just under $100,000. We expect him to win a lot more cash during Riot’s inaugural season of the Valorant League next year!
2. Jaccob “Yay” Whiteaker
Jaccob “Yay” Whiteaker is a former Counter-Strike pro who is now a world-class Valorant player. Whiteaker is just 24 years old and already has over $138,000 in lifetime tournament winnings. He is currently signed to OpTic Gaming. Whiteaker’s biggest tournament results include first at VCT 2022: Stage 1 Masters – Reykjavík for $200,000 and 2nd at the VALORANT Champions 2022 for $150,000.
3. Wang Jing “ Jinggg” Jie
Wang Jing “Jinggg” Jie is a skilled Valorant pro who is signed to PRX. He hails from Singapore and has just under $60,000 in lifetime Valorant tournament earnings. Jinggg has a super bright future as he is only 19 years old. He is definitely a player to watch, and we expect him to have a massive 2023 season.
Despite being so young, he has already put in some impressive performances. He took second at the VCT 2022: Stage 2 Masters – Copenhagen for $120,000 and 4th at the VCT 2022: Stage 1 Masters – Reykjavík for $65,000.
4. Nikita “Derke” Sirmitev
Nikita “Derke” Sirmitev is a Finnish Russian player at just 19 years old and is already a world-class Valorant player. Sirmitev is signed to Fnatic and has $80,000 in lifetime tournament winnings. His best performance was at the VCT 2021: Stage 2 Masters – Reykjavík for Fnatic came second, and they won $100,000. Derke has had a strong 2022 placing high at a number of A-Tier and S-Tier events, including coming 5th at the VALORANT Champions 2022 for $60,000.
5. Pontus “Zyppan” Eek
Pontus “Zyppan” Eek is a 20-year-old Swedish player who is currently signed to FunPlus Phoenix. He already has just under $100,000 in lifetime tournament earnings. Zyppan is known for his aggressive style and his unbelievable aiming. Zyppan is having a great year after coming first in the VCT 2022: Stage 2 Masters – Copenhagen for $200,000. The young Swede also came 4th at the VALORANT Champions 2022 for $80,000. As he is only 20 years old, we expect him to improve greatly and help FunPlus Phoenix win a world title.
Tyson “TenZ Ngo is the best Valorant player in the world. He is a big reason why Sentinels has been so successful and put the world on notice with his amazing performance at the VCT 2021: Stage 2 Masters – Reykjavík.