seized

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Player Information
Name:
Денис Костин
Romanized Name:
Denis Kostin
Birth:
September 9, 1994 (1994-09-09) (age 23)
Country:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2009 – Present
Approx. Total Winnings:
$333,590.93
Alternate IDs:
seizedwf, -SZ-, Sizt
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History
????-??-?? – 2012-10-08
2012-10-08 – 2012-??-??
2012-08-21 – 2013-01-18
2013-01-18 – 2013-03-12
2013-07-06 – 2013-08-11
2013-08-20 – 2018-01-14
2017-11-06 – 2018-01-14
2018-02-06 – Present

Denis "seized" Kostin (born September 9, 1994) is a Russian professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player and former Counter-Strike 1.6 player. He is currently playing for Gambit Esports, after having been a player for Natus Vincere for almost four and a half years.

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Denis' first teams formed back when people played Counter-Strike 1.6, playing for fbgaming, USSR, and place2play. Moreover, he, as well as Anton "kibaken" Kolesnikov, has been an active participant in Moscow's eSports community. seized and the USSR team reached the MSiBeatit! Russian quarterfinals in 2011 and won Tech labs Cup Ukraine with place2play. In the last LAN- tournament in CS 1.6, ASUS Final Battle of the year, Denis and his 12.12.12 reached the semifinals.

When Na'Vi was looking to fill their two vacant places, seized's candidature was considered, as he had often substituted for a missing player on the team. He played in online leagues as a replacement for Yegor "markeloff" Markelov. Kostin has recently become a captain. As a player he is well-rounded and can fulfill the role of a secondary AWPer.


In late 2017, Natus Vincere acquired Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko and Mykhailo "kane" Blagin from Gambit Esports following a series of poor results, while seized returned to active duty after being briefly benched. Although the change was planned to fix their lack of leadership, results were still poor and seized requested to leave the team. In November of 2017, Denis "electronic" Sharipov left FlipSid3 Tactics to join Na'Vi, and seized went the opposite way on loan.

Gear and settings[edit]

Mouse settings [1] (list of)
Mouse Curvature cm/rev in/rev CPI In-game sens. Windows sens. Zoom sens. Raw input eDPI Polling rate
ZOWIE GEAR EC2-A 1637 MPI 33.5 13.2 400 3.1 6/11 0.8 On 1240 500 Hz
Last updated on 08.12.2017 (136 days ago).
Hardware [2][1]
Mouse Mousepad
ZOWIE GEAR EC2-A ZOWIE GEAR G-SR
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
AOC G2460PQU 144 Hz 1024×768 Black Bars
Keyboard Headset
HyperX AlloyFPS Pro HyperX Cloud Revolver S
Last updated on 08.12.2017 (136 days ago).
Crosshair settings [1] (list of)
Style Size Thickness Sniper Gap Outline Dot Color Alpha
4 3 0 1 -2 No No (0) Green (1) 999
Last updated on 08.12.2017 (136 days ago).
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cl_crosshairalpha 999; cl_crosshaircolor 1; cl_crosshairdot 0; cl_crosshairgap -2; cl_crosshairsize 3; cl_crosshairstyle 4; cl_crosshairusealpha 1; cl_crosshairthickness 0; cl_crosshair_sniper_width 1; cl_crosshair_outlinethickness ; cl_crosshair_drawoutline 1;

Career achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Team Result Prize
2018-03-18 A33rd A1Premier World Electronic Sports Games 2017 2 : 0 $150,000
2016-10-02 A11st A1Premier ESL One: New York 2016 2 : 1 $125,000
2016-04-17 A22nd A1Premier DreamHack Masters Malmö 2016 0 : 2 $50,000
2016-04-03 A22nd A1Premier MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016 0 : 2 $150,000
2016-01-24 A11st A1Premier DreamHack Open Leipzig 2016 2 : 0 $50,000
2015-12-13 A22nd A1Premier ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2 - Finals 2 : 3 $60,000
2015-11-22 A11st A1Premier Intel Extreme Masters X - San Jose 2 : 0 $56,250
2015-11-01 A22nd A1Premier DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 0 : 2 $50,000
2015-07-12 A11st A1Premier Electronic Sports World Cup 2015 2 : 1 $30,000
2015-06-21 A11st A1Premier StarLadder StarSeries XIII 3 : 1 $22,000
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