9Pandas carry Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev has set a new Dota 2 Major record following his team’s Bali Major Lower Bracket victory against beastcoast
9Pandas secured a spot in the Bali Major Lower Bracket Quarterfinals after defeating beastcoast with a 2-1 score. The Eastern European side found themselves trailing after game one, but they showcased an impressive comeback by winning the next two games. This remarkable victory against the South American team not only secured a top-six finish for 9Pandas in Bali but also marked a personal milestone for their star player Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev.
RAMZES666's achievement in securing a top-six finish in the Bali Major marks an impressive landmark in his Dota 2 career. This will be the 17th time that RAMZES666 has achieved such a feat in Dota 2 Majors, a record that sets him apart from his peers. At just 24 years old, he surpasses notable players like Artour “Arteezy” Babaev and Andreas “Cr1t-” Nielsen from the Shopify Rebellion team, both of whom have 16 top-six finishes to their names. RAMZES666's teammate in 9Pandas, Alexey “Solo” Berezin, also comes close with an impressive tally of 15 top-six finishes in Dota 2 Majors. RAMZES666's consistency and skill have solidified his position as one of the most successful players in the competitive Dota 2 scene.
He has clinched two Major titles in his career both of which he earned while donning the Virtus.pro colors. In The Kiev Major 2017, RAMZES666 played a pivotal role in propelling Virtus.pro to the runner-up position, demonstrating his prowess and contributing to the team's impressive performance.
A year later, RAMZES666 celebrated a glorious victory alongside Virtus.pro at The Bucharest Major. His contributions were instrumental in securing the coveted championship title, proving his ability to thrive in high-stakes competitions. The year 2018 brought further glory to RAMZES666's career as he hoisted the Kuala Lumpur Major trophy, adding another remarkable achievement to his growing list of accolades. This victory showcased his ability to excel on the grandest stages of competitive Dota 2, cementing his reputation as a formidable player in the global Dota 2 scene.
Players With The Most Dota 2 Major Top-Six Appearances
- Roman “RAMZES666” Kushnarev (17, 9Pandas)
- Artour “Arteezy” Babaev (16, Shopify Rebellion)
- Andreas “Cr1t-” Nielsen (16, Shopify Rebellion)
- Alexey “Solo” Berezin (15, 9Pandas)
- Ivan “MinD_ContRoL” Ivanov (15, Nigma Galaxy)