NAVI drop arch; add Jady to VALORANT roster
CIS organization Natus Vincere, or NAVI for short, has dropped the team’s former captain, Vladyslav “arch” Svistov. Instead, the team has picked up former Ninjas in Pyjamas prodigy, Yaroslav “Jady” Nikolaev.
NAVI had a lackluster 2021 in terms of VCT. The organization picked up players from the organization-less No Pressure team, after they secured themselves a place in the playoffs of EMEA Challengers 3 in EMEA. Despite that, NAVI failed to go far into the tournament, only managing to upset Team Liquid in their opening matchup. Additionally, their further appearances and runs at VCT in 2021 were nothing to show for.
Jady, on the other hand, comes into the team from NIP, who had some solid runs at VCT in 2021. A top 6 finish at VCT Stage 1 Masters in Europe is his top achievement while on his former roster. The 18-year-old was admired for a brief moment for his aggressive battle Sage. The roster, however, was dissolved as the organization decided to enter the Brazilian VALORANT scene.
With the two changes, NAVI VALORANT now is:
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