Puppey Leaves Na'Vi
Clement "Puppey" Ivanov has left Na`Vi after a three-year tenure as the squad's captain, according to a press release posted on the organization's website. Puppey helped Artstyle lead the team to victory at the first Dota 2 International in 2011, and led the team to runner-up placements the following two years.
Puppey's departure from Na`Vi is the second this week; Kuro "Kuroky" Salehi Takhasomi was released on Monday. The press release is included below.
"E-sports club Natus Vincere has to announce not very pleasant news about Dota 2 squad. Additionally we need to provide explanations concerning the events related to the squad. Unfortunately another Dota 2 player parts with us. The former captain of the team Clement "Puppey" Ivanov is a free agent from now on. Our players have reached the final of the most prestigious tournament, namely The International, three times, and many other tournaments with Puppey. We are really sorry that the team has lost its leader and a great strategist. We are very grateful to Clement for all that he's done for Natus Vincere. Puppey will stay forever in the Hall of Fame of our e-sports club. Clement's participation in Dota2Navigation project will not end. In cooperation with Dendi he will continue sharing his experience with fans."
Link to full press release