Natus Vincere has announced changes in their Dota 2 roster: position 4 player Evgeniy "Chuvash" Makarov has been benched, he will be replaced by Bakyt "Zayac" Emilzhanov from The Pango. Besides that, the team’s captain Akbar "SoNNeikO" Butaev has returned to the active roster after a three-weeks break.
Chuvash has been playing for Natus Vincere since last September, with him the team placed 2nd at both DreamLeague Season 10 and MegaFon Winter Clash. Lately the team failed to qualify for either OGA Dota PIT Minor or MDL Disneyland Paris Major.
Zayac is a 20-years-old player from Kyrguzstan, for the last six months he has been playing for The Pango and helped them to place second at Maincast Autumn Brawl and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Summit!.
SoNNeikO has been inactive for the last three weeks due to health issues and was replaced by Mihail "Misha" Agatov. During this time the team participated in ESL One Mumbai 2019, where they placed 3rd.