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Aleksey "Strange" Solyakov is a Russian Protoss player who is playing for Cascade.
Strange has been GM on the European server numerous times. He actively competes in team leagues and clan wars. In the Rival StarCraft II League Season 3 Strange went on to the finals to play Namshar and won 4-1 after defeating Creature and JonSnow in the Round of 32, losing to Namshar,beating JackO and Bly in the Round of 16 and defeating Epic 3-1 in the Quarterfinals and beating JonSnow in the Semifinals 3-2. Strange has placed highly in the recent RSTL Solo League 2 where he took second place losing to LiveZerg 3-4 in the finals.
On June 4, 2019 he qualified for the 2019 WCS Summer: Europe Qualifier: after losing to SKillous in Winners' Bracket Round 1 he ripped through the Losers' Bracket with a map score of 16-1, overcoming players like Kas, Nerchio, SortOf and goblin.
- His older brother, Aleksandr "Unix" Solyakov is a Russian Terran player who is currently teamless.