Na’Vi Unveils Its Official Valorant Roster
Ukrainian esports organization, Natus Vincere completed its Valorant lineup with the addition of four players from NoPressure. The NoPressure roster competed with Na’Vi’s Kirill “Cloud” Nekhozhin at the CIS Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Stage Three: Challengers One, where the team finished runners-up to Gambit. The team will be heading to the CIS VCT Stage 3 Challengers Playoffs and its performance at the recent event directly influenced Na’Vi to sign the roster as revealed by the organization. The team will be looking to secure a qualification spot at the upcoming Challengers Playoffs event and head to VCT Stage 3 Masters Berlin later this year.
Na’Vi Valorant roster Overview
Here is the full Na’Vi Valorant roster which will be competing in the ongoing Valorant Champions Tour 2021 event:
Vladyslav “arch” Svistov (Ukraine)
Kirill “Cloud” Nekhozhin (Russia)
Denis “dinkzj” Tkachev (Russia)
Artur “7ssk7” Kiurshyn (Belarus)
Mikhail “Duno” Fokin (Russia)
Arch will take on in-game leadership responsibilities and the team will be coached by Dmitry “SmartSeven” Smartselau. Nick “Dracon” Andreev has been appointed as the analyst for the team while Vlad “TheVs” Moroz will be taking on management responsibilities for the Na’Vi Valorant roster.
Cloud was the first player to join the Na’Vi Valorant roster and he also played with NoPressure recently while Na’Vi was scouting for other players to join its roster. He is a former Warface player who switched to Valorant after Riot Games’ successful entry in the competitive FPS genre. 7ssk7 is a former Fortnite player who has played with Virtus.pro in the past. He was highly successful in Fortnite with over $160,000 USD in tournament earnings under his name.
Arch is a former CS:GO player and he was part of organizations like k1ck Esports, XTREMUM and Team Spirit. While Sentinels’ TenZ is known as the first player to reach the Valorant rank after launch, dinkzj is the first player to reach the Valorant rank during the beta test back in May. Finally, Duno is a former Warface player who has been a two-time Warface Open Cup champion and is a former member of CrowCrowd.AG and PogChamp.
VALORANT Champions Tour 2021:CIS Stage 3 Challengers 1 playoffs is set to begin in August and it will be interesting to see how the Na’Vi Valorant roster performs in the upcoming event.