Rix.GG, a top UK esports organisation, announces the signing of former Overwatch pro Richard “rCk” Kanerva to its 2021 VALORANT roster.

Richard “rCk” Kanerva is a Finnish esports pro and played on the Finnish Overwatch World Cup roster in 2019. Over the last few years in his esports career, he’s played for teams all over the world including EU-based Disaster, Italy-based HSL, US-based Boston Uprising and Dallas Fuel. Richard “rCk” Kanerva made the switch to Valorant in 2020 and played under Visu Gaming.

Richard “rCk” Kanerva, said: “I’m thrilled to say that I’ve found myself a team and I feel really good about it. I’m excited to represent Rix.GG in Valorant with this strong new roster and can’t wait to show you guys what we’ve been cooking in the kitchen. 2021, bring it on, we are ready.”

Jamie Lewis, CEO & Founder, said: “I’m personally very excited to see rCk in a Rix.GG jersey and I can’t wait for him to show you all what he can do.  Watch out for those shock darts!”

Zack Chandler, Esports Manager, said: “Richard (rCk) has brought so much to the team since we began forming the line-up, and continues to show how much he is capable of on a daily basis. His signing is testament to the ambition we’re showing as an Org and a real boon for competitive Valorant as a whole.”

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