Larl Talks About His Move To Team Spirit

Ammar Aryani
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Larl Talks About His Move To Team Spirit


Denis "Larl" Sigitov was recently announced as Team Spirit’s mid laner, replacing Alexander "TORONTOTOKYO" Khertek.
In a recent interview, Larl talked about his journey as a professional player amongst other things.
Larl also talked about how he ended up joining Team Spirit after TI11, as the player was released by BetBoom Team at the start of the off-season.

In a recent interview, Denis "Larl" Sigitov talked about his recent move to his new team in Team Spirit amongst other things. During the off-season, it was heavily rumored that Larl would replace Team Spirit’s mid laner Alexander "TORONTOTOKYO" Khertek following an accidental leak of the team’s scrim results.

Additionally, Larl was also spotted hanging out with Team Spirit players in the team’s bootcamp in Serbia however at the time Team Spirit’s Dota 2 manager Dmitry “Korb3n” Belov denied the rumors that Larl was joining the team.

However, on the final week of the roster shuffle season Team Spirit officially announced that it has signed Larl to replace TORONTOTOKYO as the team’s mid laner.

Larl talked about how he was recruited by Team Spirit

Despite having impressed during the 2021/2022 Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season with BetBoom Team,  Denis "Larl" Sigitov along with the rest of BetBoom’s roster were released by the organization at the start of the roster shuffle season following a disappointing TI11 (The International 2022) campaign. However, Larl would quickly find a new home in Team Spirit during the off-season as he replaced decorated mid laner Alexander "TORONTOTOKYO" Khertek.

In a recent interview, Larl talked about his journey as a professional player so far as the player only started playing competitively in early 2021. However, he also talked about how he got recruited into one of the best teams in the Eastern Europe (EEU) region.

“They [Team Spirit] DMed me while I was going back to Moscow after TI11. At the time, I didn’t think much about the team. However, during the off-season I was offered a trial by Team Spirit’s management [as they were looking for a suitable replacement for TORONTOTOKYO]. I said okay to the trial and that was it. I didn’t have an “Wow, I got invited to try out for Team Spirit” feeling. Many told me that this is an obvious hint that I’m getting recruited to one of the best teams in the EEU region but I didn’t take it seriously.”

He also revealed that he is currently trying to bond with his new teammates, as he is unfamiliar with any of them other than playing against them in tournaments or public matches.

“[When asked about teammates] No, I never talked to them much. I’ve said hello, but nothing more. I mostly talked with the manager, Korb3n but I also talked a lot with Yatoro during free time. I also hung out with Collapse when we’re going to the gym.”

While Team Spirit will start the season in the first division of the EEU DPC league for the upcoming season, the team has already begun to prepare for the upcoming season as it is currently playing in the BetBoom Xmas Show against the likes of Entity, Gaimin Gladiators & 

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Ammar has been actively engaged in the esports industry in Malaysia in multiple roles in the past. Now, he utilizes his esports expertise to create insightful and meaningful content as the de facto Dota 2 writer at AFK Gaming.