OG Esports reveals new Valorant team with former Overwatch pros

Alan Bernal
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OG Esports are entering the Valorant competitive landscape after signing former Overwatch pros as well as brimming young talent who played under the ‘Monkey Business’ name.

  • aKm to lead the OG lineup.
  • Team debuted as Monkey Business at Red Bull Home Ground.
  • OG Esports to debut in next Challenger Stage on Feb 21st.

OG Valorant lineup revealed

OG gave plenty of callbacks to the ‘Monkey Business’ era in their debut reveal, but Valorant fans will now be able to DreamOG in Riot’s emerging esport.

Formally from Dallas Fuel in the Overwatch League, aKm (25) will be helming a team of mostly Frenchmen alongside Benjamin ‘uNKOE’ Chevasson (25), Théo ‘OniBy’ Tarlier, and coach Julien ‘daemoN’ Ducros (24).

He’ll be flanked by Swede Kevin ‘TviQ’ Lindström (26), once a DPS player for Florida Mayhem, and Serbian Dragan ‘elllement’ Milanović (22).

This lineup came in 5-8th during the Red Bull Home Ground in a field that included Team Liquid, Ninjas in Pyjamas, Fnatic (then SUMN FC), Guild Esports, and eventual champions G2 Esports.

OG Esports have made a name for themselves in Dota 2 by winning The International twice (2018, 2019) and fielding a highly competitive CSGO team.

Dylan ‘aKm’ Bignet
Benjamin ‘uNKOE’ Chevasson
Kevin ‘TviQ’ Lindström
Dragan ‘elllement’ Milanović
Théo ‘OniBy’ Tarlier
Julien ‘daemoN’ Ducros (Coach)

About The Author

Alan is a former staff writer for Dexerto based in Southern California who covered esports, internet culture, and the broader games/streaming industry. He is a CSUF Alum with a B.A. in Journalism. He's reported on sports medicine, emerging technology, and local community issues. Got a tip or want to talk?