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SoNNeikO

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[e][h]StoRmStoRm SoNNeikO
Player Information
Name:
Акбар Бутаев
Romanized Name:
Akbar Butaev
Nationality:
Born:
May 16, 1997 (age 26)
Region:
CIS CIS
Years Active (Player):
2014 - 2023
Current Role:
Team:
StoRm
Approx. Total Winnings:
$392,652
Signature Hero:
Io Winter Wyvern Oracle
Links
History
2014-10-29 — 2015-03-20Power Rangers
2015-04-05 — 2015-10-16Natus Vincere
2015-10-20 — 2016-11-07Natus Vincere
2016-11-18 — 2017-03-31Vega Squadron
2017-04-20 — 2018-02-03Natus Vincere
2018-09-01 — 2019-10-23Natus Vincere
2019-10-23 — 2020-04-22Natus Vincere(Ia.)
2019-11-28 — 2020-04-22Chicken Fighters
2020-04-22 — 2020-07-07Ninjas in Pyjamas
2020-10-24 — 2021-02-11Live to Win
2021-02-11 — 2021-05-25AS Monaco Gambit
2021-05-25 — 2021-07-15Natus Vincere
2021-11-20 — 2022-03-24Winstrike Team
2022-04-18 — 2022-11-03BetBoom Team
2022-12-07 — 2023-05-05Darkside
2023-05-12 — PresentStoRm
Upcoming Matches
No Upcoming Matches

Upcoming Tournaments
No upcoming tournaments

Akbar "SoNNeikO" Butaev (born May 16, 1997) is a Russian/Uzbek player who is currently playing for StoRm.

Biography[edit]

After a period playing as a standin support for various CIS teams, most notably Team Empire, he was taken in by Power Rangers as a member of their team. The team eventually lost their sponsor however, resulting in SoNNeikO leaving to join Na'Vi. After it officially disbanded on October 16, 2015,[1] it was announced few days later that the new Na`Vi team would be created around Dendi and SoNNeikO.[2]

After numerous roster changes within Na'Vi ending with the addition GeneRaL to the squad, SoNNeikO was made captain and drafter for the team. Despite a shaky start at the beginning of 2016 with poor results in major tournaments and unable to qualify for a number of premier tournaments, they managed to show form during the later months of the year. They reached second place at DreamLeague Season 5 and ESL One Frankfurt 2016 and 4th place in The Summit 5. Finally, in July 2016, SoNNeikO and his teammates defeated Team Secret in the grand finals of Starladder i-league StarSeries Season 2, securing Natus Vincere's first tournament win in nearly 2 years.[3]

Trivia[edit]

  • Reached 10,000 MMR on October 19, 2020.[4]
  • Reached 11,000 MMR on February 21, 2022.[5]

Statistics[edit]

  • Had the highest average kills per game (3.60) of any support player at The International 2016.
  • Had the highest average assists per game (15.18) during Tour 3 of the 2021/22 DPC EEU Upper Division.

Achievements[edit]

DatePlaceTierTournamentTeamResultPrize
2019-08-2013th - 16thTier 1The International 2019The International 2019
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
0 : 1
MineskiMineski
$514,951
2018-12-092ndTier 2MegaFon Winter ClashMegaFon Winter Clash
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
0 : 3
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
$75,000
2018-11-042ndTier 2DreamLeague Season 10DreamLeague Season 10
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
2 : 3
TigersTigers
$70,000
2017-12-024thTier 1DreamLeague Season 8DreamLeague Season 8
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
0 : 2
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
$70,000
2017-11-221stTier 2Adrenaline Cyber LeagueAdrenaline Cyber League
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
3 : 1
Virtus.proVirtus.pro
$65,000
2016-07-241stTier 1StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
3 : 1
Team SecretTeam Secret
$135,000
2016-06-192ndTier 1ESL One Frankfurt 2016ESL One Frankfurt 2016
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
0 : 3
OGOG
$62,909
2016-06-107th - 8thTier 1The Manila Major 2016The Manila Major 2016
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
0 : 2
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
$105,000
2016-04-172ndTier 1StarLadder i-League Invitational Season 1StarLadder i-League Invitational Season 1
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
1 : 3
VG.RebornVG.Reborn
$20,000
2015-06-152ndTier 1DreamLeague Season 3DreamLeague Season 3
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
2 : 3
Virtus.proVirtus.pro
$32,437
Extended list of results

Additional Content[edit]

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Miscellaneous[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. Rye (October 16, 2015). "Natus Vincere bids adieu to Dota 2 roster". Read.navi-gaming.com. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  2. Andersen (October 20, 2015). "Dendi and SoNNeikO to form new Na'Vi!". Read.navi-gaming.com. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  3. Malystryx.GDS (July 25, 2016). "Navi complete historic LAN victory 20 months after their last title". joinDOTA. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  4. SoNNeikO_o (2020-10-19). "new achievement". Twitter.
  5. SoNNeikO_o (2022-02-21). "11k player-". Twitter.