ForZe, one of the oldest esports organizations in Russia, has entered the Dota 2 scene with a new roster led by veterans Ivan “VANSKOR” Skorohod and Stanislav “633” Glushan.
Rounding out ForZe’s new roster are young talents Alexander “Gibkiy” Tkachenko, Yegor “19teen” Lexutin, and Eugene “Chu” Makarov.
VANSKOR, 633, 19teen, and Chu notably started the 2019-2020 Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season playing on a stack called Gentlemen, which achieved mixed results in the CIS qualifiers of the first two Major cycles of the season.
Gibkiy, a young pubstar who is currently ranked 20th in the European Core MMR Leaderboard, is expected to bolster forZe’s chances in making a deeper run in the DPC for their first foray into Dota 2.
The team will be looking to VANSKOR and 633 for leadership, as both have been mainstays of the CIS Dota 2 scene since 2013.
Prior to entering Dota 2, forZe has been primarily competing in other esports titles such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, and FIFA.
ForZe’s new Dota 2 roster is expected to participate in the Qualifiers for the ESL One Los Angeles Major in February.
ForZe Dota 2 2019-2020 DPC roster:
- Alexander “Gibkiy” Tkachenko
- Yegor “19teen” Lexutin
- Stanislav “633” Glushan
- Eugene “Chu” Makarov
- Ivan “VANSKOR” Skorohod