Dota 2’s The International 2022 was some of the thrilling iterations of the occasion when it comes to storylines. MATUMBAMAN’s final trip was one arc that followers adopted carefully all through the occasion, and plenty of questioned how Team Liquid would fill the void he’d depart behind after lastly hanging up his mouse and keyboard.
The reply to the query turned out to be simply stealing one other participant away from Puppey, as Nisha was formally confirmed as Liquid’s remaining member immediately following his current departure from Team Secret’s TI11 runner-up roster.
Considering the variety of obtainable free brokers within the roster shuffle season, Dota followers had a tough time guessing who could be the ultimate piece of the puzzle for Liquid—particularly as soon as a few of the extra common names fell off the board. And it additionally didn’t assist that captain Aydin “iNSaNiA” Sarkohi shared a Finnish flag on Twitter, main most to imagine Topson would be part of Liquid’s ranks earlier than the two-time TI winner later registered underneath a secondary OG squad.
Nisha’s departure from Secret caught many off guard as he had been one of many remaining constants of the roster after YapzOr went on an prolonged break final season and had competed with Secret since 2018. That lineup is the place he rose from being a pubstar to some of the revered gamers on the planet. But as lots of Puppey’s younger abilities are inclined to do, he finally left the nest for a rival roster.
As Liquid wraps up its lineup for the season, Nisha’s addition additionally requires a job swap throughout the crew. MiCKe will transfer over and maintain the ropes within the secure lane whereas the crew’s latest addition will take over the mid lane.
Liquid may even begin the 2023 season with out one among its all-important coaches, with JerAx deciding to return to retirement as he doesn’t “enjoy the game the same way as I used to” whereas enjoying for OG. Despite having a good time at Liquid and feeling at house, OG’s legendary place 4 stated one thing simply didn’t click on for him, which was principally tied to the love he had for Dota.
The finalized roster of Liquid for the 2023 DPC season consists of the next:
- Michael “miCKe” Vu — Position One
- Michał “Nisha” Jankowski — Position Two
- Ludwig “zai” Wåhlberg — Position Three
- Samuel “Boxi” Svahn — Position Four
- Aydin “iNSaNiA” Sarkohi — Position Five
- William “Blitz” Lee — Coach