Wylde Announces The A-Games Valorant Tournament in Dublin

Irish esports powerhouse, Wylde, is making waves in the gaming world with a thrilling announcement. The esports organization has unveiled "The A-Games," a highly-anticipated Valorant tournament set to captivate Dublin's gaming community. Featuring a substantial €5,000 prize pool and the opportunity for the winning team to secure contracts as Wylde's Valorant academy players, The A-Games is poised to be Ireland's most significant Valorant event to date. This remarkable tournament is proudly sponsored by Virgin Media, adding an extra layer of excitement to the mix.

The A-Games Valorant

The Grand Finale

Mark your calendars for the climax of The A-Games, scheduled for October 2023. As the anticipation builds, esports enthusiasts from across the region are gearing up for the thrilling showdown.

The A-Games Key Dates

  • The LAN event kicks off on October 18th in Dublin, promising an adrenaline-fueled gaming experience.
  • Competitors should be prepared for action between October 7th and the 18th.
  • Participation is exclusively open to individuals aged 18 or over, hailing from either Ireland or Northern Ireland.

The A-Games Registration Details

For aspiring gamers eager to join the action, registration for The A-Games is accessible via the official website until September 29th, 2023.

Insights from a Content Creator

Content creator extraordinaire, Jack Igoe, shares his perspective on The A-Games via Twitter, offering gamers a sneak peek into what they can expect from this electrifying tournament.

The Wylde-Virgin Media Partnership

In a joint statement on their website, Wylde and Virgin Media declared their shared mission: “Think you have what it takes to compete at the top? Always dreamed of playing on-stage in front of a live audience? Wylde and Virgin Media have teamed up to find Ireland’s top Valorant team and to give them the spotlight to showcase their skills, take the throne as Ireland’s top team, as well as a chance to take home their share of the €5,000 prize pool and an academy contract to represent Wylde. Register your interest for your chance to show us that you’re just built different!”

Wylde’s Commitment to Valorant

Reflecting on their journey in the world of Valorant, Wylde’s statement underscores their dedication to the competitive scene:

Nearly two years ago, Wylde entered the world of Valorant, setting our sights on the highest competitive regional league in Europe: Challengers France. We have loved our stay in Valorant Challengers France, hopefully leaving a positive mark on this wonderful community. We remain committed to Valorant, especially grassroots talent. Our journey in Valorant will continue, this time a little closer to home.


A Boost for Irish Esports

The announcement of The A-Games comes hot on the heels of a significant development in the Irish esports scene. Ireland Esports has teamed up with Esports Northern Ireland to empower local gaming talent and pave the way for international competition.

Leadership and Vision

Steve Daly, co-founder and CEO of Wylde, is not only driving Wylde’s success but also chairs Ireland Esports, reinforcing the commitment of Wylde and the broader gaming community to the thriving esports landscape in Ireland.


As the gaming world eagerly anticipates The A-Games Valorant tournament, Wylde’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering competitive esports continues to shine. With Virgin Media by their side, the stage is set for an unforgettable gaming spectacle in Dublin, reaffirming Ireland’s position on the esports map. Stay tuned for more updates and action-packed coverage as The A-Games approaches!