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[e][h] Maelstorm
Player Information
Владимир Кузьминов
Romanized Name:
Vladimir Kuzminov
March 31, 1990 (1990-03-31) (age 30)

Vladimir "Maelstorm" Kuzminov is a Russian language caster from Fryazino, Russia. He is currently working for the RuHub studio.

Casting career[edit]

He started his career in 2008 as a StarCraft: Brood War caster and switched to WarCraft III after a few months. However, in 2011 popularity of the game significantly dropped, so he took a break from commentating.

In 2012, he switched to Dota 2 and was soon hired by who recently added a Dota 2 roster. He left at the end of 2014, and in January 2015 joined Storm Studio, which was a part of Natus Vincere organization. One year later, on January 1, 2016, he left it and joined the RuHub studio.

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

Date Tier Tournament Position Partner List
2019-11-24 A1Tier 1 MDL Chengdu Major Analysts/Commentator
2019-08-25 A1Tier 1 The International 2019 Commentator
2018-08-25 A1Tier 1 The International 2018 Commentator
2016-08-13 A1Tier 1 The International 2016 Observer
2016-06-12 A1Tier 1 The Manila Major 2016 Commentator
2016-03-06 A1Tier 1 The Shanghai Major 2016 Caster
2015-11-21 A1Tier 1 The Frankfurt Major 2015 Commentator
2015-08-08 A1Tier 1 The International 2015 Commentator
2014-07-21 A1Tier 1 The International The International 2014 Commentator
2013-08-11 A1Tier 1 The International The International 2013 Commentator
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