Arthur ‘Skash’ Yermolaev is a 22-year-old pro gamer from Russia. He competes for Natus Vincere, taking on the role of support, healing and helping the squad in game to win esports tournaments. Yermolaev is a pro player who is ‘Born to win’, performing his best in-game everytime he plays the LOL champions Bard, Morgana and Alistar.
Where it all began:
Arthur began his gaming career training and practising League of Legends with the unit, TNE in February 2014. Skash developed his skills and improved on his gameplays and strategies with other squads like Moscow Five, Carpe Diem, Glacial Pheonix, Dolphins of Wall Street.
Natus Vincere is an esports company that was established in December 2009 starting out with a Counter-Strike team with contributions from Murat ‘Arbalet’ Zhumashevich. The association has grown to support other teams in Dota, FIFA, LOL and World of Tanks. The pro players have become part of a leading team with the goal and mission like they were ‘Born to win’.
NaVi signed up the former Dolphin players to make up a new LOL team. The unit is made up of Zvene, Skash, Gumbeq, niQ, aMiracle and Skash.
Skash and NaVi have participated in the LCL Spring 2016, having competed against Vega Squadron, finishing in fourth place winning $8,818.
The most recent esports events that Skash competed were 2017 LCL Spring ranking seventh place. Another tournament was the 2017 LCL Summer Promotion, beating Dolphins 3:1 so that Natus Vincere could eventually take part in the Summer Split.
The highest achievement for Skash and Natus Vincere was at the LCL Summer 2016 event. The squad reached the semi-finals but were defeated by Vega Squadron 2:3. The LOL unit ranked in fourth place, proudly claiming their deserved prize of $11,799.