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SVG

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Player Information
Name:
Avery Silverman
Nationality:
Born:
December 5, 1993 (age 29)
Years Active (Player):
2014 - 2022
Current Role:
Alternate IDs:
LoA
Approx. Total Winnings:
$491,809
Signature Hero:
Bane Elder Titan Witch Doctor
Links
History
2015-08-?? — 2015-09-01
2015-09-01 — 2015-11-27
2015-12-06 — 2016-05-16
2016-05-16 — 2016-08-19
2016-09-08 — 2017-04-06
2017-05-28 — 2017-12-19
2018-01-05 — 2018-02-03
2018-02-17 — 2018-08-29
2018-08-29 — 2018-09-14
2018-09-14 — 2019-03-24
2019-03-24
Retired
2019-09-27 — 2019-11-05
2019-11-05 — 2020-03-25
2020-03-25 — 2021-10-17

Avery "SVG" Silverman (born December 5, 1993) is an American Dota 2 player who last played for Quincy Crew.

Biography[edit]

SVG is a support player that started off playing in North American teams such as Dark Horse, Cloud 9 and Shazam, and was considered to be one of the best North American supports in the scene. He later on became the coach for Evil Geniuses in May 2016, helping them reach third place at The International 2016.

Following the International, he departed from the organisation and joined EternalEnvy's new team, Team NP with other notable players from the North American region. After some mixed results with that team, he was removed from the roster and returned to coach EG for another TI. However, this time he was unable to help them reach a similarly impressive result.

In the beginning of 2018, he returned to active play when he briefly captained Team World, a team made up of members from all across the globe. Unfortunately, this team would be short lived and SVG went on to found a North American stack that was later picked up by VGJ.Storm. With this team, he won his first LAN tournament ever at GESC Thailand.[1] At TI that year, VGJ.Storm started off very strong by topping their group ahead of heavy favorites Virtus.pro. However, at the main event, they were dropped down to the Lower Bracket in the first round by eventual champions OG and soon after were eliminated by Team Secret.

Following TI8, SVG and his team departed VGJ.Storm and joined a new organization in Forward Gaming. Despite a lot of potential and promise shown by the team, they were unable to connect to their performance of the previous season. After disappointingly early exits at the first three Majors of the season, SVG decided to retire from active play in March 2019.[2]

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2021-10-139th - 12thA0Tier 1The International 2021The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2021Quincy CrewQuincy CrewQuincy Crew0 : 2OGOG$800,400
2021-05-201stA1Tier 2DPC 2021: Season 2 - North America Upper DivisionDota Pro CircuitDota Pro CircuitDPC 2021: Season 2 - North America Upper DivisionQuincy CrewQuincy CrewQuincy Crew7/-/0Grp S.$30,000
2020-12-061stA1Tier 2Realms Collide: The Burning DarknessRealms CollideRealms CollideRealms Collide: The Burning DarknessQuincy CrewQuincy CrewQuincy Crew3 : 1InfamousInfamous$24,000
2020-08-301stA1Tier 2ESL One Thailand 2020: AmericasESL OneESL OneESL One Thailand 2020: AmericasQuincy CrewQuincy CrewQuincy Crew3 : 2Thunder PredatorThunder Predator$28,000
2020-06-291stA1Tier 2BTS Pro Series Season 2: AmericasBTS Pro SeriesBTS Pro SeriesBTS Pro Series Season 2: AmericasQuincy CrewQuincy CrewQuincy Crew3 : 24 Zoomers4 Zoomers$21,000
2019-11-102ndA1Tier 2DOTA Summit 11DOTA SummitDOTA SummitDOTA Summit 11Chaos Esports ClubChaos Esports ClubChaos Esports Club0 : 3Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming$60,000
2018-08-237th - 8thA0Tier 1The International 2018The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2018VGJ.StormVGJ.StormVGJ.Storm0 : 2Team SecretTeam Secret$638,333
2018-05-202ndA0Tier 1MDL Changsha MajorMars Dota 2 LeagueMars Dota 2 LeagueMDL Changsha MajorVGJ.StormVGJ.StormVGJ.Storm0 : 3PSG.LGDPSG.LGD$200,000
2018-05-121stA1Tier 2GESC: Thailand Dota2 MinorGlobal Electronic Sports ChampionshipGlobal Electronic Sports ChampionshipGESC: Thailand Dota2 MinorVGJ.StormVGJ.StormVGJ.Storm2 : 0Keen GamingKeen Gaming$111,000
2016-12-095th - 8thA0Tier 1The Boston Major 2016Dota Major ChampionshipsDota Major ChampionshipsThe Boston Major 2016Team NPTeam NPTeam NP0 : 2Digital ChaosDigital Chaos$125,000
Complete list of results in any tournament
DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2017-12-166th - 7thA1Tier 2DOTA Summit 8DOTA SummitDOTA SummitDOTA Summit 8Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses0 : 2OGOG$9,000
2017-12-033rdA0Tier 1DreamLeague Season 8DreamLeagueDreamLeagueDreamLeague Season 8Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses0 : 2Team LiquidTeam Liquid$100,000
2017-11-243rdA1Tier 2Midas Mode - North AmericaMidas Mode/1Midas Mode/1Midas Mode - North AmericaEvil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses0 : 2VGJ.StormVGJ.Storm$4,500
2017-10-285th - 6thA0Tier 1ESL One Hamburg 2017ESL OneESL OneESL One Hamburg 2017Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses1 : 2NewbeeNewbee$40,000
2017-10-223rd - 4thA1Tier 2PGL Open BucharestDota Pro CircuitDota Pro CircuitPGL Open BucharestEvil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses0 : 2LGD GamingLGD Gaming$30,000
2017-08-089th - 12thA0Tier 1The International 2017The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2017Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses0 : 2Team EmpireTeam Empire$370,319
2017-07-085th - 6thA0Tier 1Mars Dota 2 League 2017Mars Dota 2 LeagueMars Dota 2 LeagueMars Dota 2 League 2017Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses1 : 2OGOG$12,500
2017-06-112ndA0Tier 1EPICENTER 2017EPICENTEREPICENTEREPICENTER 2017Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses1 : 3Team LiquidTeam Liquid$100,000
2016-08-133rdA0Tier 1The International 2016The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2016Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses1 : 2Digital ChaosDigital Chaos$2,180,898
2016-06-0713th - 16thA0Tier 1The Manila Major 2016Dota Major ChampionshipsDota Major ChampionshipsThe Manila Major 2016Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesEvil Geniuses0 : 1VG.RebornVG.Reborn$30,000
Complete list of coaching results in any tournament

Gallery[edit]

Interviews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Belandrial (2018-05-12). "VGJ.Storm are the GESC: Thailand Dota 2 Minor Champions". vpesports.com. Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  2. Forward Gaming (2019-03-24). "Forward Gaming's Dota 2 Roster Changes". YouTube. Retrieved 2019-03-24.