Last night Na`vi has officially announced that they will host a top-notch showmatch match between the legendary 2010 up line and their current squad. According to the official announcement, the two teams will compete in a match 6, which has 3 maps of CS 1.6 and the remaining 3 maps will be of CS: GO. The showmatch will take place at 8pm on August 1 and will be commented in English and Russian on Maincast’s Twitch channel.
The legendary line-up participating will be Na`vi’s CS up line with 5 members: Zeus, markeloff, starix, Edward and ceh9. This is considered one of the most successful line ups in CS 1.6 history with countless noble titles, most notably four Major championships: IEM Season 4, WCG 2010, ESWC 2010 and IEM Season 5. Championship.
Na`vi 1.6 squad with IEM Season 5 Championship (from left to right: Ceh9, Edward, Zeus, Markeloff and Starix)
After such great success in late 2012, they decided to move to CS: GO, but did not succeed as expected and in July 2013, they officially disbanded when the markeloff star and Edward left. team to switch to compete for Astana Dragons.
Ceh9 cried when he saw his juniors win the championship right after 10 years
As for the current Na`vi squad, they have only been together since the beginning of this year when Perfecto joined the team to replace the GuardiaN position. The performance of s1mple and his teammates since then has been quite good when he reached the final of the ICE Challenge 2020 and won the prestigious IEM Katowice 2020, exactly 10 years after the brothers took the throne. in Hannover as part of the IEM Season 5 Championship. This championship also helped Na`vi to rise to the # 1 position on the charts for the first time after more than 2 years of waiting.
Na`vi members with IEM Katowice 2020 championship
Na`vi is currently ranked 4th in the rankings of coach and temporarily ranked 2nd in the Region Raking Ranking with a total of 3,430 points. 2,000 of those points came from the WePlay championship! Clutch Island, the tournament they defeated Team Spirit 2-0 in the grand final.
This is not the first time a showmatch of this type has been held when in May, Na`vi’s 2010 up line also had a showmatch match with famous Twitch streamers in the CIS region. In the end, Zeus and those who won 3-1 after losing the first map de_Cache and won the remaining 3 maps. This game has attracted a lot of fans to watch and most of them are excited and support the showmatch as fans follow their legends and idols once again pick up the mouse. and confront today’s young talents. An exciting and fun showmatch match like this will definitely give fans a great time for entertainment during the social break due to the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic.