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Natus Vincere

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[e][h]Natus Vincere
Team Information
Location:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$2,044
Player earnings:
$11,384
Links
History
Created:
2011-04-11
Disbanded:
2013-11-01
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Natus Vincere, also known as Na`Vi and sometimes NaVi, is a Ukrainian multigaming team which had a StarCraft II section from April to December 2011. Before that, Natus Vincere was famous for its successful Counter-Strike team, which won IEM World Championships IV and V, World Cyber Games 2010, Electronic Sports World Cup 2010, and DreamHack Winter 2010. Na`Vi's staff claims that "Natus Vincere" is the Latin sentence for "Born for Victory", but a more accurate translation might be "Born to Conquer".

On December 30th 2011, the team announced that it was closing its StarCraft II section, citing lack of notable results from the squad as the reason motivating its decision. However, the team expected to form a new SC2 squad in September 2012 [1].

Months after having made their intention of returning to Starcraft 2 clear, Na`Vi announced a merger with the FXO.EU team on the 9th of April 2013, recruiting all of FXO's European roster, including Strelok, BabyKnight, LoWeLy, HappyZerg, Minato and their management. As part of the partnership, FXOpen became a sponsor of Na`Vi.[2]

On the 1st of November, Na'Vi disbanded its StarCraft II team after FXOpen withdrew their sponsorship, leaving the organization without any SC2 players.[3]

History[edit]

2010[edit]

  • November 3rd, Natus Vincere denies the rumors saying that they are about to create a StarCraft II team with players such as Kas, Strelok, and White-Ra. [4]

2011[edit]

  • April 11th, Natus Vincere officially opens its StarCraft II division, with Hireling, HappyZerg, ALF, Panda, and BabyKnight. [5]
  • July 21st, Natus Vincere sends its player HappyZerg in Korea. He is planning to stay a month in the GOMTV Foreigner House and to try to get a spot in GSL Code A. [6]
  • September 23rd, Natus Vincere launches a high-scale players selection in order to form its 2012 squad. [7]
  • December 30th, Natus Vincere disbands its StarCraft II roster [1].

2013[edit]

  • February 1st, Natus Vincere announces a streaming partnership with TwitchTV.[8]
  • April 9th, Natus Vincere announce a merger with FXO.EU, acquiring the team's European section, including Strelok, BabyKnight, LoWeLy, Minato and HappyZerg. Hireling is also recruited as a caster; this notably marks the return of BabyKnight, HappyZerg, and Hireling to their team.[2]
  • August 31st, BabyKnight and Na'Vi decide not to renew the contract.[9]
  • November 1st, Natus Vincere disbands the StarCraft II roster after FXO withdraws its sponsorship.[10]

Player Roster[edit]

At time of Disbanding[edit]

Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Ukraine Zerg HappyZerg
(
Svyatoslav Vlasyuk
)
Join Date: 
2013-04-09
Leave Date: 
2013-11-01
 
ESFXtvESFXtv ESFXtv
Belarus Zerg LoWeLy
(
Anton Plebanovich
)
Join Date: 
2013-04-09
Leave Date: 
2013-11-01
 
Retired
Ukraine Zerg Minato
(
Vitaly Ponomarenko
)
Join Date: 
2013-04-09
Leave Date: 
2013-11-01
 
CascadeCascade Cascade
Ukraine Terran Strelok
(
Eugin Oparyshev
)
Join Date: 
2013-04-09
Leave Date: 
2013-11-01
 
Alien InvasionAlien Invasion Alien Invasion

Former[edit]

Former SquadFormer Squad
IDNameJoin DateLeave DateNew Team
Ukraine Zerg ALF
(
Aleksander Yatsenko
)
Join Date: 
2011-04-11
Leave Date: 
2011-12-30
Denmark Protoss BabyKnight
(
Jon Andersen
)
Join Date: 
2011-04-11
Leave Date: 
2013-08-31
 
MilleniumMillenium Millenium
Russia Protoss Panda
(
Vasiliy Kuznetsov
)
Join Date: 
2011-04-11
Leave Date: 
2011-12-30

Organization[edit]

Staff at time of Disbandment
ID Name Position
Russia zOoVladimir Ahlebinin Director
Russia FaironArtem Bykov Team Manager
Ukraine HirelingDenis Shubovskiy Caster

Team Achievements[edit]

In A3Minor Tournaments
DatePlaceTournamentScoreVsPrize
2013-10-03BA2ndRaidCall ESL Euro Series Summer 20131 : 3mousesportsmousesports$2,043.60
2013-05-20EC5 - 8thRaidCall EMS Spring 20131 : 2mousesportsmousesports$0
Complete list of results in any tournament

Statistics[edit]

Earnings Statistics

Team Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A3Minor0101
Total0101

1v1 Medal Statistics

TierTotal
A2Major2002
A3Minor3429
Total54211
Note: This table shows the medals won by players
in 1v1 events while on the team.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Natus Vincere disbands its StarCraft 2 squad". Navi-Gaming.com. December 30th 2011. TL.net Forum thread
  2. 2.0 2.1 sandr1x (2013-04-09). "Natus Vincere acquired new roster". navi-gaming.com/. Retrieved 2013-04-09.
  3. Fairon (2013-11-01). "Na`Vi.FXOpen disbands". Team Liquid. Retrieved 2013-11-01.
  4. "Yet another gossip or a new Na`Vi.SC2 squad?"
  5. "Natus Vincere opens StarCraft II division"
  6. "Na`Vi.HappyZerg to move to Korea!"
  7. Announcement of the players selection
  8. prb (2013-02-01). "Natus Vincere moves to Twitch.tv + giveaway". Na`Vi-Gaming. Retrieved 2013-04-09.
  9. Fairon (2013-08-31). "BabyKnight leaves Na`Vi.FXOpen". Na`Vi-Gaming. Retrieved 2013-08-31.
  10. Fairon (2013-11-01). "Na`Vi.FXOpen disbands". Team Liquid. Retrieved 2013-11-01.