Kuro 'KuroKy' Takhasomi

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Nickame:
KuroKy
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Total Earnings:
$3,480,788.35
Tournaments:
80
World Ranking:
1
Country Ranking:
1
Kuroky

Biography

Kuro ‘KuroKy’ Takhasomi is a committed Dota 2 gamer from Berlin, Germany. He is currently the captain of Team Liquid who comes up with new in-game strategies. The 24-year-old top player provides the support for his unit with his favourite heroes Rubick, Visage and Io. 

Kuroky and Puppey

KuroKy admires Puppey another professional player who plays for Team Secret. He is also a fan of top esports teams like Na’Vi and EHOME.      

Where it all began:

Kuro was four years old when he developed an interest in video games starting with Nintendo. Kuroky suffered a disability in his legs when he was younger, which made him decide to go into the world of computer gaming. 

nintendo games

Over the years, video games had become a means of escape from his problems. Takhasomi grew to love gaming more than anything else and focused on becoming the best. KuroKy’s goal as a gamer is to win TI 7 event which he has fullfilled as an active professional player.

The Team:

Kuroky is presently with Team Liquid, a European esports organisation that was founded in 2000. The company has nine teams that specialise in different games such as Hearthstone, Dota, SuperSmash Bros, CS:GO, StarCraft, Overwatch, Street fighter, League of Legends and Halo.

Team Liquid dota

Team Liquid roster is made up of the pro players, MATUMBAMAN, Miracle-, MinD_ContRoL, GH and Kuroky. The Dota unit is known to be silent but deadly with an impressive playstyle that overwhelms their opponents.

Competition Participation:

The talented Team Liquid have participated in events such as the European qualifying stage of The Boston Major as well as The Summit 6, on both occasions losing to Virtus.Pro.  

Epicenter event

Other premier esports tournaments Liquid took part in were The Summit 5, ESL One Frankfurt 2016, The Manila Major 2016, EPICENTER and many more matches. Kuroky and his unit have beaten some of the best teams in Dota, these include Escape Gaming, Newbee, Wings Gaming and Team OG.

Winnings:

The outstanding performance from Kuroky was with Team Secret, competing at The International 2015. Losing to Virtus.Pro, they finished in the eighth-place walking away with an astonishing $829K. 

Kuro’s second impressive performance was with Natus Vincere at The International 2013, finishing second place but losing to Alliance, proudly taking home a reward of $632K.

KuroKy’s performance in Dota did not go unnoticed in fact he was awarded Best Carrier by GosuAwards 2008 and JoinDOTA 2014. 

Tournament Placing

Date Tournament Rank Prize Game
26 Nov 2016 ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 6 - Finals 1st $90,000.00 Dota 2
8 Nov 2016 ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 6 - League Play 4th $8,000.00 Dota 2
19 Oct 2016 FACEIT Invitational 3rd-4th $4,000.00 Dota 2
13 Aug 2016 The International 2016 7th-8th $519,262.00 Dota 2
17 Jul 2016 The Summit 5 3rd $13,136.00 Dota 2
19 Jun 2016 ESL One Frankfurt 2016 3rd-4th $28,237.00 Dota 2
12 Jun 2016 The Manila Major 2016 2nd $405,000.00 Dota 2
15 May 2016 EPICENTER 1st $250,000.00 Dota 2
24 Apr 2016 ESL One Manila 2016 2nd $50,000.00 Dota 2
14 Apr 2016 BTS Europe #3 1st $5,000.00 Dota 2
6 Mar 2016 The Shanghai Major 2016 2nd $405,000.00 Dota 2
17 Feb 2016 Captains Draft 3.0 2nd $8,061.00 Dota 2
17 Jan 2016 SL i-League XIV Finals (Dota 2) 3rd-4th $30,000.00 Dota 2
20 Dec 2015 World Cyber Arena 2015 (Dota 2) 3rd $78,754.00 Dota 2
13 Dec 2015 The Summit 4 5th-6th $4,015.00 Dota 2
6 Dec 2015 The Defense Season 5 1st $39,273.00 Dota 2
12 Nov 2015 D2CL Season 6 1st $25,000.00 Dota 2
1 Nov 2015 Nanyang Dota 2 Championships Season 1 4th $11,588.00 Dota 2
13 Sep 2015 Alienware Summer's End Cup 1st $4,500.00 Dota 2
8 Aug 2015 The International 2015 7th-8th $829,332.59 Dota 2
21 Jun 2015 ESL One Frankfurt 2015 1st $118,481.00 Dota 2
7 Jun 2015 MarsTV Dota 2 League 2015 Spring 1st $108,904.50 Dota 2
17 May 2015 The Summit 3 1st $115,466.00 Dota 2
10 May 2015 RBBG Dota 2 2015 1st $33,556.00 Dota 2
1 May 2015 Dota Pit League S3 4th $10,615.00 Dota 2
29 Apr 2015 RBBG 2015 EU Qualifier 1st $5,000.00 Dota 2
26 Apr 2015 SLTV StarSeries Season XII (Dota 2) 7th-8th $3,750.00 Dota 2
9 Feb 2015 DAC 2015 3rd $275,177.00 Dota 2
21 Dec 2014 XMG Captains Draft 2.0 1st $96,599.00 Dota 2
7 Dec 2014 The Summit 2 3rd $44,788.00 Dota 2
3 Dec 2014 Dota Pit League S2 1st $36,430.00 Dota 2
26 Oct 2014 SLTV StarSeries Season X (Dota 2) 2nd $47,121.00 Dota 2
10 Oct 2014 ESL One New York 3rd-4th $13,245.00 Dota 2
21 Jul 2014 The International 2014 7th-8th $519,227.00 Dota 2
29 Jun 2014 ESL One Frankfurt 5th-8th $10,545.00 Dota 2
24 Jun 2014 D2L WC 2nd $19,629.00 Dota 2
16 Jun 2014 DreamLeague Season 1 7th-12th $8,263.00 Dota 2
8 Jun 2014 The Summit 1 4th $10,236.00 Dota 2
20 Apr 2014 SLTV StarSeries Season IX (Dota 2) 5th-6th $7,580.48 Dota 2
16 Apr 2014 MLG T.K.O. Europe 5th $1,500.00 Dota 2
15 Apr 2014 D2CL Season 2 1st $62,083.50 Dota 2
1 Apr 2014 XMG Captains Draft Invitational 2nd $10,042.50 Dota 2
19 Jan 2014 SLTV StarSeries Season VIII (Dota 2) 1st $62,179.00 Dota 2
8 Dec 2013 RaidCall EMS One Fall 2013 (Dota 2) 3rd $4,000.00 Dota 2
30 Nov 2013 DreamHack Winter 2013 (Dota 2) 1st $25,000.00 Dota 2
24 Nov 2013 MLG Fall Championship 2013 (Dota 2) 3rd-4th $13,676.00 Dota 2
17 Nov 2013 Techlabs Cup Grand Final 2013 (Dota 2) 1st $12,500.00 Dota 2
10 Nov 2013 WePlay Dota2 League Season 2 1st $13,000.00 Dota 2
13 Oct 2013 SLTV StarSeries Season VII (Dota 2) 1st $12,000.00 Dota 2
28 Sep 2013 Techlabs Cup 2013 Season 3 1st $8,000.00 Dota 2
11 Aug 2013 The International 2013 2nd $632,370.00 Dota 2
24 Jul 2013 The Defense Season 4 1st $12,000.00 Dota 2
21 Jul 2013 RaidCall D2L Season 3 1st $5,000.00 Dota 2
9 Jul 2013 Alienware Cup 2013 Season 1 1st $25,000.00 Dota 2
17 Jun 2013 DreamHack Summer 2013 (Dota 2) 5th-8th $1,545.07 Dota 2
13 May 2013 WePlay Dota2 League Season 1 3rd $1,200.00 Dota 2
21 Apr 2013 RaidCall EMS One Spring (Dota 2) 1st $12,000.00 Dota 2
16 Apr 2013 joinDOTA Masters XIII 1st $1,500.00 Dota 2
23 Mar 2013 Techlabs Cup 2013 Season 1 3rd $1,500.00 Dota 2
15 Mar 2013 joinDOTA Bigpoint Battle #2 1st $1,960.85 Dota 2
24 Feb 2013 joinDOTA Bigpoint Battle #1 2nd $659.54 Dota 2
21 Oct 2012 SLTV Star Ladder Season Three (League Play) 4th $2,000.00 Dota 2
21 Oct 2012 SLTV Star Ladder Season Three (Playoffs) 3rd $2,500.00 Dota 2
17 Apr 2012 The Arena: Dota 2 Invitational WIN $1,000.00 Dota 2
7 Nov 2010 The DotA Razer Global Challenge 2nd $3,000.00
30 Nov 2008 DreamHack Winter 2008 (DotA) 3rd $616.68
26 Feb 2017 StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 1st $135,000.00 Dota 2
4 Apr 2017 Dota 2 Asia Championships 2017 9th-12th $8,654.00 Dota 2
11 Jun 2017 EPICENTER 2017 (Dota 2) 1st $250,000.00 Dota 2
20 May 2017 StarLadder i-League Invitational #2 1st $45,000.00 Dota 2
30 Apr 2017 The Kiev Major 2017 5th-8th $125,000.00 Dota 2
22 Jul 2017 DreamLeague Season 7 1st $80,000.00 Dota 2
21 May 2017 DreamLeague Season 7 - EU Division 2nd $9,000.00 Dota 2
12 Aug 2017 The International 2017 1st $10,862,683.00 Dota 2
10 Aug 2017 The International 2017 All-Star Match 1st $100,000.00 Dota 2
15 Oct 2017 StarLadder i-League Invitational #3 1st $135,000.00 Dota 2
29 Oct 2017 ESL One Hamburg 2017 3rd-4th $90,000.00 Dota 2
15 May 2016 EPICENTER 2016 - Dota 2 Finals 1st $250,000.00 Dota 2
20 May 2017 StarLadder i-League Invitational #2 (Dota 2) 1st $45,000.00 Dota 2
5 Nov 2017 AMD SAPPHIRE Dota PIT League Season 6 5th-6th $130,000.00 Dota 2
4 Nov 2017 AMD SAPPHIRE Dota PIT League 1st $0.00 Dota 2
26 Nov 2017 Midas Mode Europe 1st $18,000.00 Dota 2
3 Dec 2017 ROG DreamLeague Season 8 2nd $200,000.00 Dota 2