NAVI vs Darkside - First match of DPC EEU 2023 Tour 1: Division I
There are many big names in Eastern Europe regarding professional DOTA teams. One such name is NAVI, also known as Natus Vincere. The DPC EEU 2023 Tour 1: Division I just kicked off yesterday, and NAVI had their first game of the event, which they played against Darkside. It was a Bo3 game and all three matches were played out till the end.
The match resulted in the popular European team losing to a newly formed team, Darkside, which is helmed by the popular professional Russian player, Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev.
NAVI vs Darkside at the DPC EEU 2023 Tour 1: Division I
You can find the brief on the three played games below NAVI and Darkside.
The first match was in favour of NAVI right from the beginning. The match concluded at the 28:16 mark with a dominating score of 22-7 in favour of NAVI. We saw an exceptional performance from V-Tune of NAVI who had a stellar score of 10-0-7.
The tables turned on the second game, and this time around the game was in favour of Darkside. It was a close match overall and lasted for over 40 minutes. However, in the end, Darkside came out as the victor of the match with a score of 23-15 in their favour. The best performances in this match were from RAMZES666 and re1bl of Darkside who played as Morphling and Leshrac respectively.
In the decider match, the tension was high and went on for over 40 minutes like the second match. This time around, Darkside came out as the victors as well, and re1bl had the most impact on the game scoring 11 kills in the game as Death Prophet.
DPC 2023, or DOTA Pro Circuit 2023 has just started, and yesterday we saw the first two matches of DPC EEU 2023 Tour 1: Division I getting played out. The event’s first match was between Nemiga Gaming vs HellRaisers, and the second game was between NAVI and Darkside.
Both Team Roster
NAVI DOTA 2 roster
- Alik “V-Tune” Vorobey
- Nikita “Nicky`Cool” Ostakhov
- Vladyslav “laise” Lais
- Georgii “swedenstrong” Zainalabidov
- Arman “Malady” Orazbayev
Darkside DOTA 2 roster
- Akbar “SoNNeikO” Butaev
- Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev
- Vladimir “RodjER” Nikogosian
- Vladislav “DkFogas” Frolov
Maxim “re1bl” Afanasyev
Although NAVI won the first game in the matchup against Darkside, the tide turned in the next game, and Darkside won the match. The trend followed into the third and decisive match as well, as Darksiders also won that match.