The official Team Ukraine roster for the 2017/2018 season of World Electronic Sports Games has been announced.
The Ukrainian Dota 2 caster Vitalii Nikolaevich "v1lat" Volochai shared the lineup a few hours ago.
Team Ukraine roster:
- Roman "Resolut1on" Fominok
- Vladimir "No[o]ne" Minenko
- Andrey "Ghostik" Kadyk
- Ilya "Lil" Ilyuk
- Ivan "Artstyle" Antonov
Resolut1on and Artstyle took part also in the 2016 edition. No[o]ne will replace Dendi, Ghostik is in for GeneRaL, and Lil for ALWAYSWANNAFLY.
The 2016 roster qualified for the LAN event, and reached the top 4, winning a prize of $5,994. They dominated the group stage with a 4-0 score, and had a great run also in the playoffs, losing to Alliance 2 to 1 in the semifinals.
WESG 2017 is planned for March 2018 and will feature a $1,500,000 prize pool. The victor will earn $800,000, while the remaining prize will be split among all other 32 contestants participating in the LAN event.
The Chinese qualifiers already ended on September 10th - EHOME is the first team confirmed for the tournament - the European ones will take place in November, while Americas must wait until February 2018.
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