Russian org M19 enters Dota 2, signs Funn1k to new squad

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The M19 already had Hearthstone and League of Legends teams, and now they've branched out into Dota 2 by signing 4/5 of the former Double Dimension squad. We gladly announce that M19 opens Dota 2 division!You can read more on our site: https://t.co/myyApfJEyG pic.twitter.com/yauNbsniRY— M19 Team (@m19official) May 27, 2017

The team consists of four members of Double Dimension, a mostly Russian squad competing in cups and smaller qualifiers since it was formed in February this year. The only member of that roster that is not on ru M19 is midlaner ru Dmitriy 'UnderShock' Bolshakov, who has been left teamless.

The best known member of the team is ua Gleb 'Funn1k' Lipatnikov, who played for ua Natus Vincere for over two years from 2013 to 2015. This included the legendary TI3 Grand Finals against se Alliance, but also Na`Vi's subsequent decline. He took a short break from competitive Dota in August 2016, but made his return on the first day of 2017 with cis Team LQ*.

M19's former carry player has moved to the midlane, and their newest member will play carry. He is ru Aleksandr 'Nix' Levin (aka Nix), a former member of ru Comanche*.

The M19's roster:

ru Aleksandr 'Nix' Levin
ru Igor 'ILTW' Filatov
ua Gleb 'Funn1k' Lipatnikov
ru Mikhail 'Misha' Agatov
ru Nikolay 'Muriel' Baykov

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