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Fnatic add braveAF to VALORANT roster

Fnatic add braveAF to VALORANT roster

Naim "EnKay" Rosinski

1/21/2022, 2:28:14 PM


Fnatic have finally officially revealed their fifth player for the organization’s VALORANT roster. Joining Jake “Boaster” Howlett and co. is Andrey “BraveAF” Gorchakov. The move comes in as a result of the team’s decision to bench Domagoj “Doma” Fancev shortly after VALORANT Champions concluded.

Fnatic sign braveAF

braveAF joins the Fnatic team all the way from Russia. Having competed in the CIS region, braveAF played for Team Empire, tyeasy, and One Breath Gaming. However, he has been left without a team after OBG let him go mid-August in 2021.

The newest arrival to Fnatic has the majority of matches played on agent Sova. Still, he has dipped his toes with Skye, Raze, and Breach as well. It is clear that the Russian-born prefers playing initiator-type agents in VALORANT. This is a welcome addition for Fnatic and the team’s coach, Jacob “Mini” Harris, seems ecstatic about the team’s addition and how it’s shaping up for the 2022 VALORANT Champions Tour season.

We wanted to change roles for 2022, giving Boaster more flexibility as the IGL-support player. Looking for a confident Sova player, Brave represented the things we value in-game: great aim and intelligent utility usage, as well as the things we value out of game: a hunger to improve and being a positive teammate. Like our previous pickups, we feel we have found another highly skilled player with huge potential. As a Russian, Brave also gets the secret “playing the agent from your region” buff!

Coach Mini, Fnatic

With the signing of braveAF Fnatic VALORANT are now:

  • Jake “Boaster” Howlett
  • Andrey “braveAF” Gorchakov
  • Marin “MAGNUM” Penkov
  • Nikita “Derke” Sirmitev
  • James “Mistic” Orfila

Ever since SUMN FC got signed by Fnatic, only Boaster and Mistic have been leftover from the SUMN FC organization-less team.

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1/21/2022

Naim "EnKay" Rosinski

An avid competitive FPS lover that started off with covering the Counter-Strike scene and now is bewitched by VALORANT. Covered IEM Katowice 2019 Major and Masters Berlin 2021 in-person and is now conducting interviews on the regular at the VALORANT Champions Tour online press room. If I'm not covering VALORANT news then I'm trying to stay alive in Diamond/Immortal lobbies with Omen. Twitter: @NaimRosinski Email: naim.rosinski@gmail.com