Dota 2 Roster News: RAMZES666 Goes to Na’Vi, Fnatic Benches Masaros

Shake-up on both sides of the world.
Shake-up on both sides of the world. Na'Vi

With the Dota 2 Singapore Major over, several teams are doing what they can to make changes to their roster. They’ll have to do it quickly since the qualifiers for Season 2 of the new DPC are almost here.

Fans are sure to love the fact that former Evil Geniuses player Roman "RAMZES666" Kushnarev is now part of Natus Vincere, replacing Viktor "GeneRaL" Nigrini.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, SEA team Fnatic made the decision to put Natthaphon "Masaros" Ouanphakdee on inactive status.

Ready for Season 2

The current Na’Vi roster was originally FlyToMoon before being signed in the organization last year. They had been showing promise when they ended second in the Upper Division of CIS for Season 1. However, the team had to back out of the Singapore Major due to health and other reasons, which you can read about here.

In a post, Na’Vi simply said that they wish GeneRaL the “best of luck” as part of RAMZES666's joining and that’s it. Here’s to hoping Na’Vi no longer having issues and can compete in the upcoming Major.

Who’s Going to be the Fifth Man?

Fnatic had a strong start for the new season by getting the top spot. On the stage, they only lost a match to one team that solidified their status in the region. But during Singapore Major, they were dropped to the Lower Bracket by EG. After that, they were promptly eliminated from the tournament by another SEA team in OB Esports X Neon.

In a Facebook post, Fnatic said that they’ll always be grateful for Masaros, especially joining the team in “a time of need.” Fnatic wished him the best of luck and hopes to meet him as a formidable opponent in the future.

Masaros, meanwhile, thanked Fnatic for the learning experience and said that overall, it was a wonderful experience. Moving forward, he plans to play with his former teammates from Thailand.

Who do you think is Fnatic eyeing to replace Masaros?

Look Who’s Back

Another big change is in South America where Omega Gaming had qualified for the Upper Division of the region. Though, just as the matches were about to start, that roster was signed by NoPing e-sports.

It didn’t take long for the organization to have a new roster, and it's good news for they qualified for the Lower Division. Although a difficult climb, it’s a start.

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