flamie - biography, career and interesting facts
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Egor "flamie" Vasilev was born on 05.04.1997 and has been a Counter-Strike player since 2012. The role of the current 23-year-old (as of January 2021) is Rifle and Egor plays for Natus Vincere .
Flamie has been a constant factor in NAVI for many years and is best known for his calm demeanor and high headshot percentage. He joined the organization back in 2015, making him the oldest player still active. He uses his Twitter account almost exclusively for CS:GO updates and to keep his followers up to date with the latest game results.
On Instagram, flamie likes to be a bit more private and posts LAN pictures as well as vacation photos. Egor practically never uses both his Facebook page and his Twitch channel. Especially on his Instagram profile, flamie has often shown himself with his girlfriend Taisia Alexandrovna.
flamie - Career
Egor started his career as a Counter-Strike: Source player, but soon switched to CS:GO and team b.s3x. The first well-known organization he was signed to was dAT Team, where he played together with AdreN, for example. Future players of the organization included s1mple, WorldEdit and markeloff.
His next career move was in early 2015, when he joined HellRaisers together with AdreN, replacing s1mple and markeloff at the Ukrainian organization. However, Egor was never signed and played only two months for the team. On 03/17/2015, the opportunity that would define his life to a large extent arose for flamie. Due to the fact that starix resigned from the active lineup at Natus Vincere , Egor got the opportunity to replace him as a stand-in. Already one month later NAVI was convinced of the young player and decided to sign him permanently.
Flamie has now been playing for NAVI for almost six years. Egor is a fixed part of the team and able to convince with his good performances over years. His calm and relaxed manner is good for the whole team.
flamie - Achievements
Egor played his first S-Tier event at ESL One: Cologne 2014, which also marked his first major participation. In total, Egor took part in twelve major tournaments, but was not able to win any of them. Most bitter: NAVI
already took part in three finals at major events.
At the FACEIT Major: London 2018, NAVI was defeated by Astralis 0:2, as well as at the MLG Major 2016 against Luminosity Gaming. The team also lost the DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 without winning a map in the final match against EnVyUs.
The biggest successes for Egor in terms of prize money were wins at the Intel Extreme Masters XIV and the StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 7. Other highlights of his bulging trophy collection were the successes at ESL One: New York 2016 and ESL One: Cologne 2018. Flamie has been playing at a top level for numerous years and is one of the most consistent players in NAVI.