Natus Vincere announce no roster changes

Posted by Andreea "divushka" Esanu at 28 August 2016 21:11

Na’Vi shuts down all the rumors regarding their roster for the upcoming season with an official announcement made on their website.

In the full shuffle swing Na’Vi’s roster was the subject of much rumour and conecture, due mainly to their poor results at The International 6, with a picture of  Roman 'Resolut1on' Fominok visiting what looked like the Natus Vincere offices only adding fuel to the fire.

With Resolution's current team Digital Chaos undergoing roster changes, shots of his picture in front of Na’Vi trophy case from last week were taken by many as clear confirmation of him coming back to Ukraine to play for the most famous CIS team for the upcoming season.

Well, all the rumors were quashed today by Na’Vi who officially announced they would be making no changes to their TI6 roster.

The road to victory cannot be paved with simple solutions. I am glad that we chose to analyze what we did wrong and try to fix that. We grew stronger. - Igor 'caff' Sidorenko, Na`Vi  Manager

The current Na'Vi Dota 2 team was completed in February this year with the addition of Victor 'GeneRaL' Nigrini, and is the most successful roster they've had in the last couple of years. Despite finishing in the bottom four at TI6, Na’Vi had a good year, reaching grand finals at ESL One Frankfurt where they lost to OG, and at StarLadder i-League Invitational season 1 where they lost to Vici Gaming Reborn, results that brought them a direct invite The International 6. Just before TI, Na’Vi won their first tournament in 18 months by defeating Team Secret in the Grand Finals of StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2.

Na’Vi roster stands as follows:

Russia Dmitry 'Ditya Ra' Minenkov
Ukraine Danil 'Dendi' Ishutin
Ukraine Victor 'GeneRaL' Nigrini
Russia Akbar 'SoNNeikO' Butaev
Ukraine Ivan 'Artstyle' Antonov



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