Vladimir ‘No[o]ne’ Minenko is the current mid laner for Virtus.pro.
‘No[o]ne’s career began in 2014 when he joined the team BUHLO command. The team was very quickly signed by Vega Squadron.
At first, Vega Squadron participated in a number of minor and monthly events, although their results were quite inconsistent. Throughout most of 2015 they placed highly at several minor events. However, they failed to qualify for most top tier events such as ESL One Frankfurt and The International 2015. Despite this, the team managed to win several thousands of dollars throughout the year. Towards the end of the year the team surprisingly managed to win ESL One New York by beating Team Secret in the grand finals.
This marked a change in the team’s performance and they began to place highly at several top tier events. This was demonstrated by results such as 2nd at Captains Draft 3.0, 2nd at WePlay Dota 2 League Season 3 and 3rd at ESL One Frankfurt 2016. Unfortunately, they failed to qualify for The International 2016 and shortly thereafter, ‘No[o]ne’ along with ‘Solo’ left Vega Squadron to join Virtus.pro
Virtus.pro’s debut tournament was BTS Europe #4 which they won. Following this, they qualified for every event they entered including The Summit 6, Dota Pit League, The Boston Major and ESL One Genting 2017. Their results at these events were mixed, however. At these events, they placed 1st, 5th/6th, 5th/8th and 3rd/4th respectively. The team later qualified for The Kiev Major 2017. There, they made it to the grand finals, where they lost to OG 2:3. Following this, the team consistently placed in the top half of every event they participated in. This led to a direct invite to The International 2017. There, the team placed 5th/6th, getting knocked out by Team Liquid who went on to win the event.
Since The International 2017, Virtus.pro has continued to maintain their reputation as one of the strongest teams in the world. They placed highly at every event they participated in, and received results such as 1st at ESL One Hamburg, ESL One Katowice 2018, and The Bucharest Major.
Most of ‘No[o]ne’s results have been achieved with Virtus.pro. He has helped them win several 1st place finishes at prestigious events. Among them were The Bucharest Major, ESL One Katowice 2018 and ESL One Hamburg 2017. In addition, he achieved 2nd at The Kiev Major 2017 and 5th/6th at The International 2017.