When they benched three players and a coach, Natus Vincere declared their intention to trial new players in tournament conditions over the coming months. That's why this FTM announcement comes as a bit of surprise: this replaces the entire team.
In the press release, Natus Vincere COO Aleksey "xaoc" Kucherov stated, “FTM has been playing together for quite a while without any contractual obligations, salaries and other benefits of the dota sphere, and yet they managed to maintain a high level of discipline within the team." The benefits to the players of FlyToMoon are immediately obvious. Natus Vincere is one of the most visible epsorts team in the world (prove me wrong by tweeting more visible esports logos at us
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Presumably, support players Alexander "Immersion" Hmelevskoy and Illias "illias" Ganeev will also be benched now. However, the press release does not mention the two players.
The trial team for Natus Vincere includes: