Many gamers and fans of Dota 2 dream about the trip to The International. Meanwhile, these guys visit the event on a regular basis. Meet the players, who haven't missed TI a single time. Moreover, we'll recall the casters, who cast the matches of The International and have become an inalienable part of the event. Enjoy reading!
Before speaking about the players, who haven't missed a single The International, we'd like to point out that only two teams participate in the event on a regular basis: Natus Vincere
Invictus Gaming. Notwithstanding the line-ups of the mentioned teams have undergone numerous reshuffles since the first TI, their banners are always be seen at the main Dota 2 event. Moreover, both organization earned TI titles.
Natus Vincere was the first team to win The International and became runner-ups at TI2 and TI3.
Invictus Gaming took fifth place in 2011 and the first place in 2012.
" Dashkevich is a player of
Natuse Vincere, who has been fighting over the champion's title with his teammates since 2011. He hasn't changed the team ever since. This year we'll be happy to see him once again, showing his aggressive performance.
" Zhaohui is a professional player from China, who first appeared at TI as a player of the above mentioned
Invictus Gaming. In 2012 and 2013 he participated in the event, as a player of
TongFu Gaming. He won first place at The International 2014 with his teammates from
" Ishutin is a prominent player of
Natus Vincere. He has visited all the TIs along with his team - Natus Vincere, having become an inalienable part of both -
Na`Vi and The International. The fans from all over the world watch his marvellous performance with much excitement. Apart from that
Dendi's well-known for his outstanding personality.
" Ivanov is a player, who visits The International every year. Klement visited TIs 2011-2014 as a player of
Natus Vincere. This year he'll first come to the event as a player of
Team Secret. This makes his performance very interesting to watch, all the more his team is an obvious favorite of the championship.
" Salehi Takhasomi is a player, well known by the fans of
Natus Vincere. He came to the first TI in the squad of GosuGamers. He played at the second TI as a player of
mousesports. He came to TIs 3 and 4 as a member of
Natuse Vincere. This year he's expected to win the event with
Team Secret, leaded by captain Puppey.
Luo “Ferrari 430
” Fei Chi is a talented player, who has been playing for
Invictus Gaming since the first TI. After a successful performance in 2012, he was considered as one of the best solo-miders for a long time. However,
Invictus Gaming hasn't achieved any substantial victories since 2013, performing on a very average level at TI.
” Hong Da visited the first TI as a player of
TyLoo. The next year he won $ 1 000 000 along with
Invictus Gaming, having took first place at the second TI. He hasn't changed the team ever since.
” Zhi Hao is a Chinese player, who won the champion's title at the previous The International as
Newbee player. Before that he'd visited TI as a player of well-known teams:
TongFu. This year he'll play in the line-up of
Vici Gaming, which has shown great performance all over the year.
There are only 2 casters, who comment the event every year. These are
" Volochai and
" Dawson. Their names are well-known in the community, since they are eager to participate in any grand event. It's obvious they do what they love, so no surprise they work at every International. As a rule, they cast the matches of TI grand finals.