Pavel “9pasha” Khvastunov is one of Russia's most consistent offlaners. His career started in 2013 from semi-professional mixes. Attracted attention after StarLadder ProSeries Season 10 qualifiers.
Vega Squadron was Khvastunov's first professional team. Under their banner, he became the champion of ESL One New York 2015. After his arrival to Virtus.pro No[o]ne claimed the 5-6 place in TI7 and the second place in The Kiev Major, and also won ESL One Hamburg 2017.
Plays off-lane. Favorite heroes – Ember Spirit and Gyrocopter.
Pavel Khvastunov was born on June 6, 1992. His professional career started in 2013 when he joined UrsaStroitHram. At the end of 2014, 9pasha moved to BUHLO, a Dota 2 squad that was signed by Vega Squadron on November 20.
In the spring of 2015, Khvastunov switched from Offlane to Carry. With his team, 9pasha became champion of the 2015 ESL One: New York and placed 3rd/4th at ESL One: Frankfurt in 2016.
In the beginning of 2016, 9pasha left Vega Squadron to join Polarity, but the team lasted only a few months. On July 29, Pavel joined Fantastic Five, but the team disbanded as well after the failure in the qualifiers for The International 2016.
In August 2016, Virtus.pro announced that 9pasha would play in the organization’s renewed Dota 2 roster. Throughout the first month team qualified for every major tournament and won BTS Europe #4 and The Summit 6. Competing for VP.G2A, 9pasha finished 5th/8th at The Boston Major in 2016.