Natus Vincere (Na'Vi) has signed a Valorant roster consisting of players of former team No Pressure, the organization has announced. No Pressure was one of the most successful CIS teams in the past weeks, as the mix managed to qualify for VCT: EMEA Stage 3 Challengers Play-offs as the second team from the region. No Pressure was previously known as Worst Players.
Na'Vi signs No Pressure Valorant roster
The organization doesn’t hide the fact that it was the recent results that led Na’Vi to sign the team. “This decision was influenced by their results at VCT 2021: CIS Stage 3 Challengers 1,” we can read in the announcement.
The team consists of personalities from different games, who were given second chance in Valorant. Artur “7ssk7” Kiurshyn is a former Fortnite pro, who used to represent Virtus.pro back in the day, and was many times called “the best CIS player”. Vladyslav “arch” Svistov is yet another former CS:GO pro who switched to Valorant, after previously playing under the banner of Team Spirit and EXTREMUM.
Denis “dinkzj” Tkachev is, on the other hand, the first player in the world to reach the prestigious Valorant rank during the game’s beta test stage in May last year.
Dmitry “SmartSeven” Smartselau and Nick “Dracon” Andreev are the division’s coach and analyst respectively.
Natus Vincere Valorant roster looks as follows:
- Artur “7ssk7” Kiurshyn
- Vladyslav “arch” Svistov
- Denis “dinkzj” Tkachev
- Mikhail “Duno” Fokin
- Kirill “Cloud” Nekhozhin
- Dmitry “SmartSeven” Smartselau (coach)
- Nick “Dracon” Andreev (analyst)
The team's manager is Vlad “TheVs” Moroz. They will be competing at the VCT 2021: CIS Stage 3 Challengers 1 playoffs.
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