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GuardiaN

[e][h] GuardiaN
Player Information
Name:
Ladislav Kovács
Birth:
July 9, 1991 (1991-07-09) (age 28)
Nationality:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2008 – Present
Role:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$788,607
Alternate IDs:
GuardViaN, BOMBARDIAN, JohnCarry1
Links
History
Counter-Strike: Source:
2009-02-11 – 2010-07-14

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive:

2012-08-28 – 2012-09-06
2012-09-06 – 2012-10-03
2012-10-03 – 2012-11-01
2012-11-01 – 2013-01-25
2013-01-25 – 2013-04-01
2013-04-?? – 2013-06-02
2013-06-02 – 2013-07-18
2013-12-09 – 2017-07-28
2017-07-28 – 2017-08-03
Natus Vincere (Inactive)
2017-08-03 – 2019-09-20
2019-09-20 – Present

Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács (born July 9, 1991) is a Slovakian professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player and a former Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike 1.6 player.

Professional career[edit]

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [1] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityZoomRaw InputPointer Speed
SteelSeries
Kinzu
520400500 Hz1.31.2Off6/11
Last updated on 2018-10-30 (384 days ago).
Mouse Settings [1] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityZoomRaw.Pointer Speed
SteelSeries
Kinzu
686 MPI
0.45 deg/mm
31.5 in/rev
79.9 cm/rev
400 DPI
@ 500 Hz
1.31.2Off6/11 (×1)
Last updated on 2018-10-30 (384 days ago).
Hardware [1][2]
Mouse Mousepad
SteelSeries Kinzu SteelSeries QcK+
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
ZOWIE by BenQ XL2540 240 Hz 1680×1050 Black bars
Keyboard Headset
SteelSeries Apex M500 SteelSeries Arctis Pro
Last updated on 2018-10-30 (384 days ago).
Crosshair Settings (list of)
Style Size Thickness Sniper Gap Outline Dot Color Alpha
4 2 0.5 1 0 Yes (thickness 0) No (0) Green (1) 200
Last updated on 2017-06-19 (882 days ago).
Click "Expand" for a code to copy and paste into your console.
cl_crosshairalpha 200; cl_crosshaircolor 1; cl_crosshairdot 0; cl_crosshairgap 0; cl_crosshairsize 2; cl_crosshairstyle 4; cl_crosshairusealpha 1; cl_crosshairthickness 0.5; cl_crosshair_sniper_width 1; cl_crosshair_drawoutline 0;

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Team Result Prize
2019-04-13 A11st A2A-Tier Offline BLAST Pro Series: Miami 2019 2 : 0 $125,000
2018-10-28 A11st A1S-Tier Offline EPICENTER 2018 2 : 0 $150,000
2018-06-17 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL One: Belo Horizonte 2018 3 : 2 $100,000
2018-05-06 A11st A1S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters XIII - Sydney 3 : 0 $100,000
2018-01-28 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018 1 : 2 $150,000
2017-12-17 A11st A1S-Tier Offline Esports Championship Series Season 4 - Finals 2 : 1 $250,000
2017-10-13 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2017 2 : 0 $500,000
2017-09-17 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL One: New York 2017 3 : 0 $125,000
2016-10-02 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL One: New York 2016 2 : 1 $125,000
2016-04-03 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016 0 : 2 $150,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

  • Was ranked the 10th best player of 2013 by HLTV.org. [3]
  • Was ranked the 11th best player of 2014 by HLTV.org. [4]
  • Was ranked the 2nd best player of 2015 by HLTV.org. [5]
  • Was ranked the 17th best player of 2016 by HLTV.org. [6]
  • Was ranked the 9th best player of 2017 by HLTV.org. [7]
  • Was ranked the 11th best player of 2018 by HLTV.org. [8]
  • Was ranked 10th on Thorin's Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2018. [9]
  • Became engaged to Foxglove on November 2nd, 2016. [10] The couple were married on July 1st, 2017. [11][12]
  • Due to his wrist injury, GuardiaN was forced to play on a mouse sensitivity about four times higher than his usual one during the grand final at MLG Columbus 2016.[13]
  • Can speak Slovak, Hungarian, English and Russian. He learned the latter before joining Virtus.pro in 2013 with help from Fox, whom was on the team at the time.
  • He is the joint second person in the world (the other one being his teammate olofmeister) to have been in a major final with two different teams. The first person was Daniil "Zeus" Teslenko with Natus Vincere and Gambit Esports.

Highlights[edit]

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Counter-Strike: Source[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2019[edit]

2018[edit]

2017[edit]

2016[edit]

2015[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]