The general manager of Virtus.pro Roman Dvoryankin has revealed that their Dota 2 roster will have two coaches at The International 2019. In addition to Arsenij "ArsZeeqq" Usov, who has been coaching the roster for the last twelve months, the team will also employ Anatoly "boolk" Ivanov.
Boolk is a 28-years-old Russian coach. In the 2018-2019 season he worked for Gambit Esports and helped the team to place second at The Bucharest Minor and StarLadder ImvaTV Minor Season 1, as well as attend The Kuala Lumpur Major and EPICENTER Major. According to the organization’s general manager, Boolk will be responsible for in-game cooperation, while ArsZeeqq will continue to help with the picks.
Virtus.pro is one of the favourites of The International 2019. They finished the previous Dota Pro Circuit at the second place with 13500 points, falling behind on Team Secret by just 900 points. Lately they placed 2nd at DreamLeague Season 11, 7-8th at MDL Disneyland Paris Major and 3rd at EPICENTER Major.