Organization Virtus.pro announced his return to the discipline of League of Legends with the new lineup. The team will participate in the Open Cup and the LCL plans to play next LoL Continental League season. Now in the Virtus.pro for League of Legends officially includes three players. Mid player of the team was Ivan «Paranoia» Tipuhov, formerly of commands such as TORNADO RoX and Team Empire.
As carry will perform Daniel «Blasting» Kudrin, who defended the colors of Team Just, and recently helped Vega Squadron break into the IEM Gyeonggi 2016. The position of the tech support team was entrusted to Alexander «SaNTaS» Lifashinu, who plays for Team Empire and Vaevictis eSports in 2015 and 2016. In the next tournament standinam perform Toper Rafael «Doxy» Adl wage level and the forester Jonathan «SezzeR» Villebro. Doxy previously included in the compositions Carpe Diem, Vega Squadron and Natus Vincere, and SezzeR entire summer season this year held in SK Gaming.
Dvoryankin Roman, general manager Virtus.pro:
Riot Games gradually develops discipline in the CIS, and we, as a leading organization in the region, can not remain on the periphery of the process. However, the focus remains directed at our key disciplines, CS: GO, where we have the best staff in the world, and the team for Dota 2, brilliantly played in European qualifying for the Boston majors.
At LCL we go with a young staff, which collects promising players, who, I am sure, with the right approach for the second half of the year will be able to show a good result. The first test of strength for the new structure will Virtus.pro LCL Open Cup, which will be held in St. Petersburg on November 25-27. The prize fund will amount to 1.5 million rubles.
Composition Virtus.pro for League of Legends:
- Daniel «Blasting» Kudrin (Carry)
- Ivan «Paranoia» Tipuhov (Mid-player)
- Rafael «Doxy» Adl Zarabi (Top, standin)
- Jonathan «SezzeR» Villebro (jungler, standin)
- Alexander «SaNTaS» Lifashin (Support)