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Tournaments and victories
- On 5 April 2014, the tournament Global StarCraft II League Season 1, where Zest became the winner. At the grand final, he won over his opponent soO.
- On 5 April 2015, Polt managed to win at the StarCraft II competition WCS Season 1. At the decisive match, Polt won over Hydra and got $30,000.
- On 5 April 2014, Team Empire won at the Dota 2 tournament Techlabs Cup 2014 Season 1. The collective won over NEXT.kz by the score of 2:0 at the grand final and got a money reward of $10,000.
- On 5 April 2014, the Dota 2 tournament MLG T.K.O. America ended up, where the guys from Evil Geniuses became the winners. At the decisive match, they won over Team Liquid by the score of 3:1.
- On 5 April 2015, VIrtus.Pro got the win over Team SoloMid by the score of 2:0 during the grand final of the CS:GO tournament Copenhagen Games 2015. The winner got € 14,000, while the second finalist got only € 6,000.
- Coach of the team NiP - Björn “THREAT” Pers (30 y.o., CS:GO)
- Coach of the team BIG - Johannes “tabseN” Wodarz (23 y.o., CS:GO)
- Player of the team Natus Vincere - Egor “Flamie” Vasilyev (21 y.o., CS:GO)
- Player of Team EnVyUs - Marius “gReazymeister” Ranheim (22 y.o., Rocket League)
- On 5 апреля 2017, a new comics based on Overwatch universe was released. You can learn more about it here. (http://comic.playoverwatch.com/en-us/tracer-uprising)
An update: Today marks the fifth year since Virtus.Pro could stop a winning streak of the team NiP at LAN tournaments. The Russian team beat the Swedes with a score 2:0 in the semi-final of StarLadder StarSeries V. At that moment, NiP was not losing during 87 matches.
It is worth to notice that Virtus.Pro won the tournament two days later, having beaten NiP with a score 2:0 and the distribution of the prize pool looked in the following way:
1st place: Virtus.Pro - $6,000
2nd place: NiP - $3,000
3rd place: Natus Vincere - $2,500