AK Joins NAVI for Esports World Cup Tekken 8 Campaign

AK Joins NAVI for Esports World Cup Tekken 8 Campaign

13. June 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

Natus Vincere (NAVI) has made a pivotal move in the competitive Tekken 8 scene with the signing of Alexandre “AK” Laverez to their roster. Formerly competing under the PlayBook Esports banner, AK brings a wealth of skill and recent victories to NAVI’s lineup.

AK’s Arrival at NAVI

On June 12, 2024, NAVI officially welcomed AK to their Tekken 8 division. This announcement was accompanied by a celebratory video showcasing AK’s standout performances and achievements in recent tournaments.

The happiest day of my life was when I won Combo Breaker 2024,” AK expressed.And today is the second happiest day because I joined NAVI. More highlights and wins ahead.”

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AK’s Tekken 8 Journey

AK’s rise in Tekken 8 esports has been marked by notable victories, including his triumph at Combo Breaker 2024 where he clinched the championship title by defeating Arslan “Arslan Ash” Siddique, a four-time EVO champion, in a thrilling grand final match.

Following this success, AK continued to impress by securing a commendable 5th-6th place finish at DreamHack Dallas in June 2024, which secured his qualification for the inaugural Esports World Cup.

Career Highlights and Achievements

Throughout his career, AK has consistently showcased his prowess in Tekken tournaments across various tiers. His achievements include victories at ICFC Asia events and Tekken Online Challenges, solidifying his reputation as a formidable contender in the fighting game community (FGC).

2024 Combo Breaker AK

NAVI’s Strengthened Tekken 8 Roster

With AK’s addition, NAVI’s Tekken 8 roster now features:

  • Alexandre “AK” Laverez
  • Kim “Kkokkoma” Moo-jong
  • Maryna “Rin Hallward” Rohovska (Manager)


AK’s arrival at NAVI signifies the organization’s commitment to assembling a competitive Tekken 8 lineup capable of challenging for top honors in global esports competitions. As NAVI prepares for the Esports World Cup, AK’s experience and skill set will undoubtedly play a crucial role in their pursuit of victory.

Stay tuned for more updates as NAVI and AK gear up to make their mark at the Esports World Cup Tekken 8 tournament.