Nigma Captain KuroKy Features in Forbes DACH 30 Under-30 List

Rakshak Kathuria
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  • Team Nigma Captain and TI7 champion, KuroKy gets featured in the Forbest DACH 30 Under-30 list.
  • Apart from KuroKy, ana in the Asian list, RAMZES666 in the Russian list and N0tail in the global list are the other Dota 2 personalities to have made it to this elite group.
  • KuroKy has not been playing competitive Dota 2 for a while now due to an army injury in July 2020. He might make a return as Nigma is set to play mudgolems tomorrow.

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. 

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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. 

Nigma Captain KuroKy Features in Forbes DACH 30 Under-30 List

The Forbes page appreciated the veteran as they talked about his history as an esports player.

Nigma Captain KuroKy Features in Forbes DACH 30 Under-30 List

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.    

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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.

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As a passionate Dota 2 fan for eight years, Rakshak has indulged himself completely in its esports circuit for the past two years as a professional. In addition to covering major news developments, he takes a keen interest in understanding team strengths and player personalities.

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