Dota 2: MidOne and Saksa join OG to complete their new roster

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Dota 2: MidOne and Saksa join OG to complete their new roster

The new roster of OG, the TI 8 and TI 9 champions, is finally ready. After around a week of crazy events, we finally know the names of all five players who will be defending OG's flag.

The last week was a crazy rollercoaster of emotions. It all began with Anathan “ana” Pham saying that he won’t be attending TI 10. A couple of days later, Jesse “JerAx”  Vainikk made a statement where he said he was bored with Dota, so he decided to retire.

As if that was not enough, Sébastien “Ceb” Debs also decided to step down from his active role in the team. If the information is true, he will be helping the squad behind the scenes.

New Roster

The first new player was announced yesterday during the “True Sight” premier. Although it was expected, the announcement of Syed Sumail “SumaiL” Hassan definitely hyped up the entire Dota 2 community. After all, he is considered to be one of the greatest mid laners of all time.

Today, we also got to know the last two members that will join Johan “N0tail” Sundstein and Topias Miikka “Topson” Taavitsainen. Martin “Saksa” Sazdov and Yeik “MidOne” Nai Zheng are the two names that will round up the new roster. Both of these players have proven themselves to be very good in the last couple of years.

MidOne recently used to play for Team Secret. However, after TI 9, he was moved to the inactive roster and then, he just left the team. On the other hand, Saksa last played for NiP during TI 9. Unfortunately, after the teams’ dreadful performance at the event, it was obvious that he was going to leave.

It will be very interesting to see what will happen with the new OG roster. By the looks of it, they definitely have what it takes to start winning. However, we are yet to see if they can stand their ground against the biggest names in Dota right now.

Dota 2: MidOne and Saksa join OG to complete their new roster
Zlosterr has been a fan of esports for many years and mainly focuses on Dota 2. He has more than five years of experience writing Dota 2 content for numerous platforms. Besides being a passionate fan of the game, he's also played for various amateur teams.