Kurtis "Aui_2000" Ling, commonly referred to as "Aui", is a Canadian professional Dota 2 player from Vancouver, British Columbia.
Aui_2000 encountered DotA for the first time as a nine year old playing casually. His competitive spark started in University of British Columbia's Starcraft club, where he competed competitively under the name ValiditySAGA. His Dota 2 interest jumped at The International's $1.6 million prize pool. He maintained two jobs simultaneously as a preschool janitor and stocker in a supermarket whilst studying sociology at his university. Though his parents were initially skeptical, they gradually warmed up to his career path.
Coming from StarCraft 2, his dedication and talent are amazing, something he has proven in many tournaments. He played in Masters Starcraft 2 for all 3 races under the handle Validity Saga. Kurtis 'Aui_2000' Ling fits perfectly in the team taking over carry role with variety of heroes.