After 8 years, Danil "Dendi
" Ishutin, former captain of the team, will no longer be with the Na'Vi organization and is now a free agent. Departing with him is Victor "GeneRaL
" Nigrini, former offlaner of the team, and Alexander "XBOCT
" Dashkevich stepping down from the coaching role.
The current roster as listed in the official announcement video
is as follows:
Russian support Fedor "velheor
" Rusikhin is on a trial basis with the team and may occupy the final spot, but is likely not on the current active roster.
Although recently on a decline in performance, Natus Vincere set a strong historical precedent in Dota 2 as one of the most popular and successful teams, placing first in the inaugural International 2011. They followed up by taking home silvers in The International 2012 and 2013.
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