The stakes couldn’t be higher — the final spot at Valorant Champions Istanbul will be up for grabs in the VCT EMEA Last Chance Qualifier.

Riot Games has pulled out all the stops to get fans excited for the final VCT EMEA event of the year, inviting popular esports host Jorien “Sheever” van der Heijden to join the on-air talent team for the event.

Sheever is one of the most beloved talents in Dota 2. This will be the first Valorant event she casts.

“Very excited to be part of this one,” she tweeted.

Sheever joins the on-air talent team of VCT EMEA Last Chance Qualifier

Over the years, Sheever has hosted, casted, and interviewed at some of the biggest Dota 2 events, including several Dota 2 Majors and The International world championship tournaments.

She has occasionally branched out to host other games, including Starcraft 2’s Nordic Championship in 2016, and CS:GO’s DreamHack event in 2016 and 2020.

Yinsu “Yinsu” Collins, a mainstay host at VCT events, especially in the EMEA region, will not be part of the broadcast team because of travel issues and will be hosting her own watch party instead.

“Due to Brexit/visa issues, I could only do 2 days of LCQ,” she tweeted. “Really excited to see Quickshot, Sheever, and Ender, we’re getting all the esports royalties in EMEA.”

Full list of on-air talent for VCT EMEA LCQ

VCT EMEA LCQ on-air talent
Credit: Riot Games
Jorien “Sheever” van der HeijdenHost
Vincent “Zescht” Talmon-GrosHost
Michael “hypoc” RobinsCommentator/Analyst
Trevor “Quickshot” HenryCommentator/Analyst
Ryan “RyanCentral” HortonCommentator/Analyst
Christy “Ender” FriersonCommentator/Analyst
Beatriz “kaquka” AlonsoCommentator/Analyst
Jakub “Lothar” SzygulskiCommentator/Analyst
Mitch “MitchMan” McBrideCommentator/Analyst
Tom “Tombizz” BissmireCommentator/Analyst
Lauren “Pansy” ScottCommentator/Analyst
Luke “xilv” DavisObserver
Felix “Synga” RegitzObserver
Harrison “Hariboe” Barber-ScargillObserver
Enrico “callmehanspeter” BelkeProducer

Everything is on the line for the top eight teams in the VCT EMEA LCQ, and only one can join FunPlus Phoenix and Fnatic as EMEA’s representatives at Valorant Champions Istanbul.

The event is scheduled to take place from August 7 to 14. Valorant fans can watch the matches live on Riot Games’ official Twitch and YouTube channels.

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