ALOHADANCE on Becoming a member of NAVI: I Have Wished to Play With Solo for Years

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In a vlog on NAVI’s YouTube channel, ALOHADANCE mentioned how he had all the time desired to play with Solo.

Within the early levels of his profession, ALOHADANCE had performed a number of video games with Solo, however then, owing to sure circumstances, he had by no means been capable of spend time with him once more.

Whereas NAVI just isn’t anticipated to play any matches within the close to future, will probably be bootcamping for a month beginning mid-September 2021 in preparation for the subsequent aggressive season.


Through the years, NAVI has been by way of a sequence of roster adjustments and has now landed at yet one more promising roster, containing outstanding gamers from Jap Europe (EEU). Amongst the inclusions are two veterans of the area within the help position – Ilya “ALOHADANCE” Korobkin, and Alexey “Solo” Berezin. In a vlog on NAVI’s YouTube channel, ALOHADANCE mentioned how he had all the time desired to play with Solo. Within the early levels of his profession, ALOHADANCE had performed a number of video games with Solo, however then, owing to sure circumstances, he had by no means been capable of spend time with him once more.

ALOHADANCE talks about how he all the time needed to play with Solo

At the moment, ALOHADANCE and Solo are among the many most skilled help gamers within the EEU area. Even supposing the 2 have been taking part in the sport for fairly a while now, they’ve by no means actually crossed paths and spent a lot time collectively.

The vlog reveals ALOHADANCE reminiscing about taking part in for Staff Empire within the early components of his profession, which was the one time he had been capable of compete with Solo. They solely performed scrims and one official sport, which didn’t end up nicely for them following which Solo left.

“I’ve needed to play with Solo for years. We performed one official sport and a few weeks of scrims, which was earlier than I bought on Empire in 2015 the place I had my greatest profession outcomes. Airat (Silent) badmouthed Resolut1on and Resolut1on stated he wouldn’t play with him, they usually invited me to check out for the mid place since I used to be producing fairly good outcomes as a midlaner on the time. We performed some scrims and I used to be doing rather well really, then we misplaced our official sport with no probability, and Lyokha (Solo) stated he was leaving. That was the final time I performed with him.”

ALOHADANCE additionally touched upon the the reason why he was unable to play with Solo after Staff Empire.

“I’ve all the time needed to play with him however sure issues have gotten in the best way, considered one of them being my conduct in public which might make others go, ‘Who is that this loopy child?’ Anyway, there have been components stopping this from occurring, nevertheless it’s turn out to be doable now.”

ALOHADANCE has been taking part in Dota 2 for a while, however he has been streaming quite a bit previously two to a few years. Since splitting from FlyToMoon in August 2020, he has streamed a number of Poker and the customized Dota 2 sport ‘Atomic Conflict’ on his Twitch channel.

As NAVI’s help duo, ALOHADANCE and Solo would possibly scream nice, however it’s to be famous that each gamers haven’t been very engaged in Dota 2 in 2021. Whereas the previous is simply returning to aggressive Dota 2 after a 12 months off, the latter has been taking part in for short-term squads the place he has not skilled a lot success.

The efficiency of ALOHADANCE, Solo, and NAVI as a unit nonetheless stays to be seen.

NAVI additionally has a brand new coach in, ArtStyle

Whereas the squad just isn’t anticipated to play any matches within the close to future, will probably be bootcamping for a month beginning mid-September 2021 in preparation for the subsequent aggressive season.