Danil “Bignum” Shehovtsov will be replacing Ivan “Gorec” Kartankov in the Arcade.PowerRangers lineup as the final official team member for the roster lock time period. Gorec has taken a break due to health reasons and is now inactive. The team also acquired Vitaliy “Sword Art” Petkin as a reserve player.
— Arcade.PR Dota2 (@prdota2) August 26, 2015
The organization announced Ivan “Gorec” Kartankov’s status and the addition of Danil “Bignum” Shehovtsov to the roster as his replacement. Vitaliy “Sword Art” Petkin has joined the organization as an official substitute player for the team.
Gorec joined the team on June 16, when he left HellRaisers and replaced Rinat “KingR” Abdulin.
Bignum has been a part of a variety of CIS teams, most notably Moscow 5 during the late spring/early summer of 2015. He was most recently seen standing in for Burden United.
Dmitry “Ditya Ra” Minenkov
Maksim “Jackal” Doroshenok
Eugene “chshrct” Kostroma
Alexei “j4” Lipai
Danil “Bignum” Shehovtsov
Vitaliy “Sword Art” Petkin – substitute
Arcade.PowerRangers is a Belorussian team that was founded in 2013. After several roster changes over the last two years, the team continued to push forward in the European and CIS scene.
On July 31st, the team was signed by Arcade eSports.
In the past year, Power Rangers had a couple of second place finishes in several Esportal qualifiers and InsideDOTA tournaments. The team has finished the TI5 European Qualifiers on the third place in their group, after one win, one draw and two losses.
The team finished second in the Mountain Trail Challenge, after being defeated by Vega Squadron, 3:1, in the Grand Finals this last June.
Arcade.PowerRangers replaced Ninjas in Pyjamas for the Esportal LAN finals held in June.
Most recently, the team seized the championship title in the ProDota Cup from Burden United. The victory gives Power Rangers their first championship title in one year.