Russian esports organization announced on their official website that their League of Legends roster has been gathered.
The last players to join the team became Ilya «Kreox» Grom and Raphael «Doxy» Adl Zarabi. Virtus.pro have plans to participate in LoL Continental League Spring 2017.
Raphael «Doxy» Adl Zarabi takes the Top Lane position, while Ilya «Kreox» Grom plays Jungler position. On November 15, the information appeared that Virtus.pro signed contracts with Daniel «Blasting» Kudrin, Alexandr «SaNTaS» Lifashin and Ivan «Paranoia» Tipuhov.
Since December 2015, Ilya «Kreox» Grom has been a coach to Vaevictis eSports, which took 5-6 place on LCL Spring 2016 and LCL Summer 2016. In LCL Open Cup 2017, Ilya Grom played for Vaevictis eSports on Jungler position. The team finished the participation in this tournament during the group stage.
In the previous season, Doxy played for such teams as Vega Squadron and Natus Vincere. Together with Natus Vincere Doxy managed to qualify to the semifinal of LCK Summer 2016, but lost the match against Vega Squadron. Raphael also has experience of playing for Virtus.pro. Together with this team, he took the first place in the group stage of LCL Open Cup 2017 and managed to pass to the play-off series of the event. In semi-final of LCL Open Cup 2017 Doxy again lost against Vega Squadron.
Roman Dvoryankin, Virtus.pro General Manager, commentaries:
«The end of the year has been really intense, and today we're happy to announce signing two more players for our LoL roster. Our Top laner is Doxy. He is an excellent team player who has already competed for Virtus.pro at the LCL Open Cup at the LCL Open Cup in Saint Petersburg. The jungler for the team is Ilya Grom — perhaps the most talented young player in the CIS. As an organization, we will do our best to help him reveal his full potential. We are currently working with our colleagues from Riot Games. Hopefully, we will be able to announce the tournaments we are going to participate in very soon.»
Virtus.pro League of Legends roster:
Raphael «Doxy» Adl Zarabi — Top Lane
Ivan «Paranoia» Tipuhov — Mid Lane
Ilya «Kreox» Grom — Jungler
Daniel «Blasting» Kudrin — AD Carry
Alexandr «SaNTaS» Lifashin — Support