Loda Retires to Coach Alliance, Replaced by qojqva
One of the most notable players in the history of Dota, the champion of The International 2013 Jonathan "Loda" Berg decided to finish his player career to focus of coaching of the team. He will be replaced by Max "qojqva" Bröcker.
Loda started his career back in the days of DotA AllStars in 2006, later after the release of Dota 2 he played for eXperience Gaming, Counter Logic Gaming, and Team Zenith. On October 2012 he joined No Tidehunter, which in April 2013 transformed to Alliance. Overall he has 774 wins with Alliance, together they emerged victorious at The International 2013 and many other premier events. Currently Loda is also a co-owner of Alliance, he will also coach the team.
As a replacement of Loda the team decided to sign Max "qojqva" Bröcker, a German professional player who has been on the Dota 2 scene since 2012. He played for various European teams and mixes, including mousesports, Team Liquid, No Diggity, Escape Gaming and others. In 2017 he played for Tuho, an European mix which also included two current Alliance players – Micke "miCKe" Nguyen and Aydin "iNSaNiA" Sarkohi. In the nearest future the team will gather at a bootcamp to prepare for the upcoming open qualifiers for The International 2018.
- Max "qojqva" Bröcker
- Micke "miCKe" Nguyen
- Samuel "Boxi" Svahn
- Aydin "iNSaNiA" Sarkohi
- Tommy "Taiga" Le
- Jonathan "Loda" Berg