Today Na`Vi.DotA will play against French team Virus in the groupstage ofon ROCCAT GosuCup #3 . As you may know, Na`Vi.DotA was seeded into group B together with MYM , inF and our tonight's rivals Virus .. The match starts at 19:00 CET and will be broadcasted via WaaaghTV . Prematch comment by Na`Vi.Dendi: "We will steamroll them. We know that they are a tricky opponent and will try to surprize us but Ivan [Artstyle] has something in his backpack too!" UPDATE : Na`Vi wins the match!
Another day and another Intel Challenge Super Cup7 groupstage match for our team.Tonight Natus Vincere will face the tournament outsider, Polish team BenQ DELTA eSports . This match is a good chance for the team to rehabilitate after yesterday's loss versus sprayNpray . Match starts tonight on February 10th, 21:00 CET (1 hour preponed). PS : Match versus Frag Executors which was originally scheduled for tonight, is postponed to February, 17th.
Tonight our DotA squad will play its second match on Intel Challenge Dota versus Russian team 2|8. The team led by ArtStyle have recently defeated oXmoze and now has to score another victory in order to secure the first place in their group. This match starts at 17:00 CET and will be broadcasted via Waaagh!TV . Update #1 : Match is over. Na`Vi.DotA defeats 2|8 with a score 2 to 0. Update #2 : We've caught Ivan " Artstyle "Antonov for the post-match interview: Ivan, tell us about the match. Why the beginning wasn't successful at all? Please do not blame our team for this match. We were told that Chinese were ready for our pushes that's why we practiced different strategies. They didn't work very well but we keep on trying. So hero picks were caused solely by this fact? Yeah. You had to play another match tonight... Who postponed it and when the match will be played? Match was postponed by French team. It will be played on Friday and they finally confirmed that date :)
Last night's victory over UniversalSoldiers helped Natus Vincere to reach the fourth spot at Intel Challenge Super Cup7 . Tonight our team will play another league match versus fellow Ukrainians from sprayNpray. Although sprayNpray is now ranked 7th with 6 wins to 4 losses score, this team should never be underestimated. xaoc , Kucher , ANGE1 and craft1k have always been among the best Ukrainian players and together with young and upcoming player Aleksander " shara " Gordeev, sprayNpray have all chances to be among the best teams both on ICSC7 and in Ukraine. Update : Esenin comments on the defeat: "Due to IEM5 World Championship we are rebuilding our game on every map and we have not started to practice de_inferno yet. We would like to apologize before our fans for such a faded play. I hope that we will be able to gain our shape before the tournament in Hannover and show our A-Game on Intel Extreme Masters! Thanks to everyone and keep on believing in the team!"
Natus Vincere is glad to announce its new sponsor for 2011 - gamer's shop« 3ОНА 51 » (Zone 51). «3ОНА 51» is a well-known dealer for such companies as SteelSeries, Razer, Antec, Corsair, Zalman, Lian Li in Ukraine. «3ОНА 51» customers are always able to find the most actual and interesting offers of the IT-market, as well as exclusive novelties and high-quality accessories.If there is something special you are looking for, you'll find it in «3ОНА 51», This partnership offers additional opportunities not only for Na`Vi but for our website visitors and fans too: we will be hosting new raffles and contestssponsored by «3ОНА 51». Stay tuned! Natus Vincere CEO, Aleksander « ZeroGravity » Kokhanovskyy comments on the partnership: «We are very happy to announce our second partner from Ukraine - gamer's shop «ЗОНА 51»! Most of our fans already know this company as «ЗОНА 51» sponsors different raffles and competitions. We hope that our partnership will greatly influence the eSports development in Ukraine!» 3ОНА 51 Director, NikolayOchkan : «It is a natural and logical step for our ambitious company to partner with the leading and world-known Ukrainian eSports team. Just as Natus Vincere, we have high expectations in various areas. Our main priority is to develop high consumer standards and effective ways of communication with our clients. We have no doubts that we will be able to fulfill all of our most intriguing ideas and projects together with the World Champions ».
Tonight on February, 8th, at 21:00 CET our team will play their seventh match at Intel Challenge Super Cup 7 . Na`Vi will face the Polish squad of UniversalSoldiers.pl (also known as Voodoo Gaming ) - the team, which is currently ranked fourth with 21 points behind. Should Natus Vincere win the match, it will be promoted to rank fourth. You can check the current tournament standings here . Everyone willing to support our team will be able to do that via HLTV or Russian stream by cyberarena.tv .
Natus Vincere is proud to announce its new FIFA division. We have decided that best Ukrainian FIFA players would be a nice asset for our young but fast developing organisation. Said that, ToTsi , Yozhyk , BlooD and AdreNaLinE will represent Na`Vi flags. Aleksander « ToTsi » Shramko represented Ukraine on World Cyber Games 2010 Grand Final . The year before WCG GF participant was Evgeniy « Yozhyk » Mostovik, and Aleksander « BlooD » Ryabkin won WCG UA finals in 2008. While not everyone may know Anton « AdreNaLinE » Poddubniy, we believe that this skilled and upcoming player will be the one to represent Ukraine and Na`Vi on major tournaments in year 2011. To complete the full Na`Vi.FIFA roster, we invited Igor « MC_BAD » Panasenko to act as the team manager and our FIFA author. We believe that these guys will help us to represent the good name of Natus Vincere title on world FIFA-arena.
As we reported earlier, Na`Vi.DotAwas seeded into group A on Intel Challenge Super Cup 7 and was to play its first match tomorrow on Sunday, February 6th. However the match versus Czech lineup of oXmoze was played tonight and we're happy that our will start the second groupstage with a 2 to 0 lead. Two other matches versus TeG and 2l8 will be played on February 13th and 20th, respectively. Update : First game VOD ; Second game VOD - Games are available in HD quality
Today Natus Vincere.DotA will play their 2nd round game in FARM4FAME league. As you may remember, our guys outplayed the French team Virus and will now face the Russian-Ukrainian lineup of The Retry . The Retry is one of the favorites in the upper grid and that promises us an intense DotA-match. We hope that Na`Vi.DotA will be able to please us with yet another victory. UPDATE : Natus Vincere won the match.
Few days ago there was a seeding for the second groupstage of Intel Challenge Dota and our team was seeded into group A. Natus Vincere.DotA will compete with oXmoze.Dota, TeG and 2l8 to enter the play-off stage and face Top8 teams of Intel Challenge Super Cup 7. All groupstage matches are to be played on Sundays, February 6th, 13th and 20th You can read the preview of the second groupstage here (in Russian).