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Віталій Миколайович Волочай
Romanized Name:
Vitalii Volochai
August 8, 1986 (age 36)
Years Active (Player):
Current Role:
2007-10-15 — 2008-??-??

Vitalii Mykolayovych "v1lat" Volochai is a Russian and Ukrainian language caster from Novovolynsk, Ukraine.


In the early days of Dota 2, v1lat was casting as a part of SLTV, the leading Russian language coverage studio, before departing in order to found Dota 2 RuHub in 2015.[Citation needed] He left RuHub Studio in April 2018 due to logistics and travel difficulties between Kyiv and Moscow.[1] In June 2018 v1lat, together with former RuHub director Andrey "x3m4eg" Grigoriev, founded a new studio called "Maincast" to cover and host Dota 2 and CS:GO events.[2]


  • Is married to Ineska, fellow CIS Dota 2 personality and interviewer.
  • Prior to casting Dota 2 and Defense of the Ancients, he was casting FIFA matches.
  • He is a big fan of football team Liverpool.
  • He is the only broadcast talent who continuously attended all Internationals from 2011 to 2021. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022, he refused to participate in TI2022 Russian language broadcast unless given an opportunity to cast in Ukrainian language.[3]

Notable Events Casted or Hosted[edit]

DateTierTournamentPositionPartner List
2022-07-24A1Tier 1Riyadh Masters 2022Riyadh Masters 2022Riyadh Masters 2022Commentator
2021-10-17A1Tier 1The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2021Commentator
2019-08-25A1Tier 1The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2019Commentator
2018-08-25A1Tier 1The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2018Commentator
2017-08-12A1Tier 1The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2017Commentator
2017-04-30A1Tier 1Dota Major ChampionshipsDota Major ChampionshipsThe Kiev Major 2017Commentator
2016-08-13A1Tier 1The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2016Commentator
2015-08-08A1Tier 1The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2015Commentator
2015-02-09A1Tier 1Dota 2 Asia ChampionshipsDota 2 Asia ChampionshipsDota 2 Asia Championships 2015Off-site Commentator
2014-07-21A1Tier 1The InternationalThe InternationalThe International 2014Commentator
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