ArtStyle Left Virtus.pro
Virtus.pro announced that in the upcoming 2018 – 2019 season its Dota 2 roster will play without Ivan "ArtStyle" Antonov, who has been coaching the team since early 2017.
ArtStyle joined the team in May 2017, at that time the team did not have any titles under their belt. The first tournament for ArtStyle and Virtus.pro was The Kiev Major 2017, where they placed second and received $500,000 in prize money. Later in the season Virtus.pro won DOTA Summit 7 and placed 5-6th at The International 2017. This season Virtus.pro finished as the leaders of DPC rankings, winning four major tournaments, including ESL One Hamburg 2017, ESL One Katowice 2018, The Bucharest Major and ESL One Birmingham. The team repeated its last year result at The International 2018, placing 5-6th at the world championship.
According to the official announcement, Virtus.pro will find another coach for the upcoming season.
- Roman "RAMZES666" Kushnarev
- Vladimir "No[o]ne" Minenko
- Pavel "9pasha" Khvastunov
- Vladimir "RodjER" Nikogosyan
- Alexei "Solo" Berezin