One of the most accomplished Dota 2 players/captain, Kuro "KuroKy" Salehi Takhasomi has added another feather into his cap by featuring in the DACH list of Forbes 2020 30 Under-30. This is certainly a big achievement for KuroKy who was the only esports player to make it to this list
KuroKy A Part Of Elite Forbes DACH List
KuroKy has made it to the DACH Forbes list which has individuals from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Previously, Two time TI winner, Anathan "ana" Pham was another Dota 2 player who had made it to the Asian List of Forbes Under-30.
KuroKy has had a splendid Dota 2 career spanning nearly 10 years, enjoying a considerable amount of success. His most notable achievements have come at The International with three Top 4 places finishes and championship victory in 2017. Besides this, he has also won many other Tier 1 tournaments and his approximate total earnings amount to $5,188,382.81.
The Forbes page appreciated the veteran as they talked about his history as an esports player.
Forbes annually announces its set of influential and extraordinary individuals in various categories like Entertainment & Sports, finance, music and more. In addition to releasing a general or global list of these individuals, it also devises a regional list of such distinguished individuals.
Apart from ana and KuroKy, RAMZES666 also was nominated in the Russian list in 2019 under the category of Sports and Esports. In 2018, N0tail made it to the global Forbes 30 under 30 list after winning The International.
KuroKy will certainly be on cloud nine with this amazing achievement. The captain has been missing in action for nearly six months now after an arm injury back in July 2020. Nigma is set to play its first match in the ongoing EPIC League on November 14 against mudgolems. It will be interesting to see if KuroKy decides to make a comeback and lead the team to yet another tournament victory.