Virtus Pro Dota 2 : TI winner and one of the most successful coaches in DOTA2, Ivan “Artstyle” Antonov has announced that he will be returning to coach his former team Virtus.Pro.
Artstyle is one of the most experienced and well-respected coaches in the history of DOTA2. Previously, he also coached Virtus Pro when they had just started out in the pro scene.
Artstyle managed to help them achieve success at the top-most levels of DOTA2. Hence, fans will certainly be delighted that their team’s former coach is rejoining them. The move was officialised by an announcement on Virtus Pro’s website and social media handles.
The team officially released a tweet on their Twitter handle to confirm that Artstyle will be coaching Virtus Pro.
THIS IS NOT A DRILL
ARTSTYLE IS BACK
— Virtus.pro (@virtuspro) August 9, 2020
The team is currently participating in the Omega League organised by team OG. The tournament has already begun, with the closed qualifiers ending today. The tournament will go on till Sep 6 and has a prize pool of $500,000.
Artsyle will bring a lot of coaching experience to a roster that already boasts of few popular and names. His experience with majors, however, will provide these capable players with much-needed insights. He has already had success with their previous roster. So, Virtus Pro they are confident Artstyle can help them secure trophies in the coming games.
“Glad to welcome Ivan in our club! He already helped the team to reach an incredible level in the past and we are sure that his experience and understanding of the game will allow us to improve once again,” said Virtus.pro’s general manager, Sergey Glamazda.
Virtus Pro roster
- Carry: Igor “iLTW” Filatov
- Mid: Vladimir “No[o]ne” Minenko
- Offlaner: Roman “Resolut1on” Fominok
- Soft Support: Bakyt “Zayac” Emilzhanov
- Hard Support: Alexey “Solo” Berezin
- Coach: Ivan “Artstyle” Antonov