Russian Dota 2 off laner and carry who rose to fame under his LighTofHeaveN gamertag. He gained renown for his play with Natus Vincere, with whom he won the 2012 Premier League Season 2 tournament.
He initially began his professional gaming career in 2007 playing Dota 1. He first signed with Virtus.pro.
He retired in 2012, and turned to esports broadcasting soon after. He has frequently served as the primary Russian commentator for the world renown International tournament.
He was originally born and raised in Russia.
He and Sean Plott served as fellow sportscasters for The International 2017 tournament.