PASHANOJ to coach K23 at Europe RMR
K23 have announced on social media that the Russian esports athlete Pavel "PASHANOJ" Legostaev will be coaching the squad during the European RMR event. The team's current coach, Aset "Solaar" Sembiyev, was forced to miss the qualifier for IEM Rio Major 2022 due to being suspended from Valve-sponsored competitions for abusing the so-called coaching bug.
PASHANOJ is best-known for playing for Espada and Unique between 2018 and 2020. He has spent the last two years as a player in semi-professional teams, while the coaching position in K23 will be his debut in the role.
The Europe RMR featuring K23 will take place on October 4-9 in Malta. Fighting for eight tickets to the upcoming Major the Russian team will be against NAVI, ENCE, Heroic, Vitality, BIG, Outsiders, Falcons, MOUZ, OG, Monte, Sangal, FATASY, SAW, HEET and Illuminar.
K23 will field the following lineup for IEM Road to Rio 2022 Europe RMR B:
Daniil "X5G7V" Maryshev
Bogdan "xsepower" Chernikov
Konstantin "Raijin" Trubarov
Timur "clax" Sabirov
Vladislav "FinigaN" Usov
Pavel "PASHANOJ" Legostaev (coach)