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Player Information
Name:
Павел Хвастунов
Romanized Name:
Pavel Khvastunov
Birth:
June 30, 1992 (1992-06-30) (age 27)
Country:
Status:
Active
Alternate IDs:
9Pasha, 9pashaebashu
Role(s):
Signature Hero:
Dark Seer Magnus Centaur Warrunner
Approx. Total Earnings:
$1,711,957
Links
History
2013-01-?? — 2014-11-??
2014-11-?? — 2014-11-24
2014-11-24 — 2016-03-22
2016-03-25 — 2016-06-05
2016-07-29 — 2016-08-04
2016-08-04 — 2019-09-05
2019-09-05 — Present

Pavel "9pasha" (pronounced japɑːʃɑː) Khvastunov, commonly referred to as "Pasha", is a professional Russian Dota 2 player who is currently playing for Natus Vincere.

Biography[edit]

Dota 2[edit]

Pasha has been playing most of his career in the Offlane position, however, he had a long tenure of playing the Carry role, which started when Mag~, a renowned offlane player, joined Vega Squadron in Spring of 2015. Pasha kept playing the number 1 position through all his time with Vega, and later kept this role in Polarity. However, when he joined Fantastic Five in their efforts to make it through The International 2016 qualifiers, Pasha switched back to offlane.

When Solo was tasked with drafting new Virtus.Pro squad after TI6, he decided to pickup Pasha as offlaner of the new team. With Virtus.pro, he was able win eight LAN tournaments, five of which were Valve Majors, and played over 600 matches. However, his results at The International have been disappointing, with two 5-6th place finishes and one 9-12th place finish. After over three years with Virtus.pro, 9Pasha was removed from the team in September 2019,[1] following The International 2019. For the coming season, he will be playing for Natus Vincere.

Trivia[edit]

  • His old nickname "9pashaebashu" (pronounced "yapasha-yebashu") contains a Russian argot word, meaning "I am wrecking" (but in a somewhat rude manner).[2]
  • Pasha's Twitter and Twitch accounts use a picture of Phoenix as an avatar - Pasha is an avid Phoenix player and used to play it a lot on the Offlane position in the beginning of his career.
  • When asked in an interview before The International 2015 Wildcard qualifiers how he would like to spend his hypothetical winnings, Pasha said that he would like to buy his own PC, since the one he had at home was broken and he was forced to play most of his games from an Internet Cafe. Unfortunately for him, he made no money from his Seattle trip, but later finally bought a new PC with his share of ESL One New York 2015 prize.
  • Pasha was the person who "walked fans through" Vega's new gaming house in February 2016. He was kicked from the team shortly after.
  • He is married. [3]

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2018-11-18AA1stA0PremierThe Kuala Lumpur MajorThe Kuala Lumpur MajorVirtus.pro3 : 2$350,000
2018-08-23EA5 - 6thA0PremierThe International 2018The International 2018Virtus.pro0 : 2$1,148,950
2018-05-27AA1stA0PremierESL One Birmingham 2018ESL One Birmingham 2018Virtus.pro3 : 0$500,000
2018-03-18AA1stA0PremierWorld Electronic Sports Games 2017World Electronic Sports Games 2017Russia2 : 1$800,000
2018-03-11AA1stA0PremierThe Bucharest MajorThe Bucharest MajorVirtus.pro3 : 0$500,000
2018-02-25AA1stA0PremierESL One Katowice 2018ESL One Katowice 2018Virtus.pro3 : 1$400,000
2017-10-29AA1stA0PremierESL One Hamburg 2017ESL One Hamburg 2017Virtus.pro2 : 0$500,000
2017-08-10EA5 - 6thA0PremierThe International 2017The International 2017Virtus.pro1 : 2$1,110,960
2017-04-30BA2ndA0PremierThe Kiev Major 2017The Kiev Major 2017Virtus.pro2 : 3$500,000
2015-10-04AA1stA0PremierESL One New York 2015ESL One New York 2015Vega Squadron2 : 1$114,649
Complete list of results in any tournament


Gallery[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2019[edit]

2018[edit]

2017[edit]

2016[edit]

2015[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Virtus.pro (2019-09-05). "9pasha and ArsZeeqq to leave Virtus.pro". virtus.pro. Retrieved 2019-09-05.
  2. artjomh. "Dear casters, here's how you pronounce the names of Vega Squadron players". Reddit.
  3. Virtus Pro (2018-08-31). "Congratulations on this wonderful day to 9pashka and Lidonnna". twitter.com. Retrieved 2018-09-01.