Staff Empire signed veteran Andrii “Ghostik” Kadyk to guide the group’s Dota 2 lineup, the group announced today.
Empire is bringing again an previous good friend in Ghostik, one of many key gamers within the group’s run at TI7. He has been bouncing round CIS squads ever since leaving Empire in 2018, enjoying for Spirit, B8, Staff Distinctive, and plenty of extra.
Staff Empire is among the oldest names in Dota 2. The group has been round within the scene since late 2012 and put collectively a number of spectacular rosters which have reached unbelievable highs—corresponding to a seventh-place end at The Worldwide 2017.
The final a number of years have been fairly robust for the group, with simply lacking a visit to TI10 after dropping a 3-2 collection to the eventual TI Champions in Staff Spirit pushing the group to rebuild with a brand new, but acquainted core.
Ghostik isn’t the one roster change on the horizon for Empire. Alexander “lightless” Potapenko was initially moved to Empire’s inactive roster final October and was solely launched into free company final month. Nonetheless, the 22-year previous carry and his former org agreed to a brand new deal that now has him again and able to compete for Empire within the upcoming Dota Professional Circuit season.
One other former B8 participant, Sergey “[T]SA” Timchenko, can be becoming a member of the group, together with a comparatively unknown pair of gamers in Vitaly “Mannik” Brezgin and Oleh “Kaori” Medvedok, with Kaori being signed from the Cascade roster.
Empire goes to present this group probability to run collectively over the subsequent month at occasions just like the Dota 2 Champions League 2021 Season 5 earlier than the subsequent DPC season.
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