Greetings to all the fans of Natus Vincere. Today we will try to launch a new pilot column in which players of our squads (and sometimes even representatives of Na'Vi management) will be giving detailed answers to questions specially prepaired by the column author. So, the question of our pilot edition is:
"Describe a situation (life or in-game) from early times in your gaming career where you learned something really valuable and will always remember."
Today, we will receive answers from certain players of our CS:GO and DotA2 teams. You may find their answers below.
Denis 'seized' Kostin:
I used to worry a lot when I played against some famous and tough teams, but then at a certain moment the following phrase helped me - "you are playing against graphic models, and not against teams". Once I've persuaded myself of this notion, it became much easier to play! :)
Sergey "starix" Ischuk:
I think that my eSports career began in 2004. At the time, I was playing for a team called TreezZ, and no one picked us to win. We beat DIOsoft and GSC-Gameworld in the finals. After this accomplishment I realized that in life you should never give up and for all your accomplishments you should only commend yourself and those guys who play with you, and not luck or situation that you are in. 6 years later I won my first world championship.
Gleb "Funn1k" Lipatnikov:
The Devil is in the detail. During one of the games of early seasons of Starladder I played bone-fletcher and I had cheese in my inventory, but I didn't use it in a key situation, thus loosing the game. I blamed myself a lot because of that and now I always try to remember about all the resources in my possession and use them wisely, both in game and in life.
Alexander "XBOCT" Dashkevich:
Once under the influence of emotions I said a few very bad, and most importantly, unjust words about my teammates that led to endless disagreements and conflicts which took very long time to settle. I am still very sorry, this situation taught me to think very hard before saying or writing anything.
Daniil "Dendi" Ishutin:
Emotional attitude has a great impact on success in any endeavor. The third game against ORANGE at TI3 was very difficult, we managed to crawl our way to victory with long composured teamwork. I felt some unbelievable emotions after that victory, the game taught me to never give up and not get discouraged.
Kuro "KuroKy" Salehi Takhasomi:
I like the idea of not giving up, so giving my best to the end makes me content
This marks the end of our first edition. Answers of other Na'Vi players to today's question may be added later. And if you, our dearest readers, have really interesting
and provocative questions to ask that would make players reflect and answer as comprehensively as possible - don't be shy to share them in comments.