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Player Information
Мартин Саздов
Romanized Name:
Martin Sazdov
June 12, 1995 (1995-06-12) (age 24)
Signature Hero:
Winter Wyvern Tusk Elder Titan
Approx. Total Earnings:
2014-04-21 — 2015-08-30
2015-08-30 — 2016-01-02
2016-01-02 — 2016-02-??
2016-02-04 — 2017-04-14
2017-04-14 — 2017-05-31
2017-05-31 — 2017-08-01
2017-07-28 — 2017-08-12
HellRaisers (Coach)
2017-08-29 — 2017-09-24
2017-11-28 — 2017-12-19
OpTic Gaming (Stand-in)
2018-01-05 — 2018-02-03
2018-02-03 — 2018-06-05
2018-04-20 — 2018-05-06
compLexity (Stand-in)
2018-06-05 — 2018-06-12
2018-06-12 — 2018-06-25
2018-09-17 — 2019-09-20
2020-01-29 — Present
Upcoming Matches
No Upcoming Matches
Upcoming Tournaments
ESL One Los Angeles 2020 ESL One Los Angeles 2020
March 15, 2020 - 00:00 UTC
Mar 15 - 22

Martin "Saksa" Sazdov is a Macedonian professional Dota 2 player who currently plays for OG.



Saksa played lots of video games in general growing up, tracing back to playing Starcraft at an age of 3. He started playing DotA when he was about 10 years old, playing on the Garena servers.[1] Saksa's meaning behind his name was from his early years of playing DotA when he purchased a gold account membership for a month from Garena after realising his account got hacked. After finding the hacker, he was given another account with the name Saksa and has used that nickname to this day.[1]

Dota 2[edit]

While studying at university, he decided to leave and focus on Dota 2 full-time after seeing his improvement in the game.[1] Saksa's first team was with Global Challengers, an all-Macedonian team which he stayed a part of for over a year. He later joined Team Moriarty for a short period afterwards, winning GIGABYTE Challenge Cup #16. Around mid-2015, he began gaining notoriety for climbing the matchmaking rating leaderboards and eventually becoming one of the first players to hit 8000 MMR. Shortly after achieving this, he was invited to be a part of 4 Clover & Lepricon's new lineup as their support player. In January 2016, it was revealed that he joined Mamas Boys as a support with Pajkatt as captain. His growth of a player continued when despite not winning a game in the groupstage of Captains Draft 3.0, managed to place 4th place in the tournament. Later on, he joined Digital Chaos a few days before Valve's roster lock. After months of being with the team, he attended his first Valve event, The Manila Major finishing 9-12th place. During mid 2016, he further continued to growth as a player and team with 5-6th placements in Summit 5 and Starladder i-league Starseries Season 2. He qualified for the The International 2016 and despite being coined underdogs in the tournament, Saksa's run in the main event of his first international saw him finish runners-up to Wings Gaming.



2019-06-16AA1stA1MajorStarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor Season 2StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor Season 2Ninjas in Pyjamas3 : 2$125,000
2019-05-11EA5 - 6thA0PremierMDL Disneyland® Paris MajorMDL Disneyland® Paris MajorNinjas in Pyjamas1 : 2$60,000
2019-04-28AA1stA1MajorOGA Dota PIT Minor 2019OGA Dota PIT Minor 2019Ninjas in Pyjamas3 : 2$125,000
2018-11-18DA4thA0PremierThe Kuala Lumpur MajorThe Kuala Lumpur MajorNinjas in Pyjamas1 : 2$80,000
2017-12-10BA2ndA1MajorROG MASTERS 2017ROG MASTERS 2017OpTic Gaming2 : 3$58,800
2017-07-22BA2ndA1MajorDreamLeague Season 7DreamLeague Season 7Planet Odd2 : 3$45,000
2017-01-08AA1stA0PremierESL One Genting 2017ESL One Genting 2017Chaos Esports Club3 : 2$125,000
2016-12-10CA3 - 4thA0PremierThe Boston Major 2016The Boston Major 2016Chaos Esports Club0 : 2$250,000
2016-08-13BA2ndA0PremierThe International 2016The International 2016Chaos Esports Club1 : 3$3,427,130
2015-12-06BA2ndA0PremierGame Show Global eSports Cup Season 1Game Show Global eSports Cup Season 14 Clover & Lepricon1 : 3$65,000
Complete list of results in any tournament
2017-08-05QA17 - 18thA0PremierThe International 2017The International 2017HellRaisers0/1/7Grp S.$61,720
Complete list of coaching results in any tournament


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Andreea "divushka" Esanu (2016-01-07). "Mamas Boys - Saksa interview: “Gaming in the Balkans is way too underdeveloped”". Retrieved 2017-08-17.