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GuardiaN

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Person Information
Name:
Ladislav Kovács
Birth:
July 9, 1991 (1991-07-09) (age 29)
Nationality:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2008 – Present
Role:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$799,857
Alternate IDs:
GuardViaN, BOMBARDIAN, JohnCarry1
Links
History
Counter-Strike: Source
2008-01-14 – 2009-01-19
2009-02-11 – 2010-07-14

Counter-Strike
2011-02-28 – 2011-03-16

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 – 2020-01-24
2020-01-24 – Present
Natus Vincere (Inactive)


Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács (born July 9, 1991) is a Slovak professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player and former professional Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike player who is currently an inactive member of Natus Vincere.

Professional Career[edit]

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [1] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityZoomRaw InputPointer Speed
Xtrfy
M4
6004001000 Hz1.51.2Off6/11
Last updated on 2020-07-03 (154 days ago).
Mouse Settings [1] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityZoomRaw.Pointer Speed
Xtrfy
M4
792 MPI
0.52 deg/mm
27.3 in/rev
69.3 cm/rev
400 DPI
@ 1000 Hz
1.51.2Off6/11 (×1)
Last updated on 2020-07-03 (154 days ago).
Hardware [1]
Mouse Mousepad
Xtrfy M4 (White) SteelSeries QcK+
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
ZOWIE by BenQ XL2540 240 Hz 1024×768 Black Bars
Keyboard Headset
Logitech G413 SteelSeries Arctis Pro
Last updated on 2020-07-03 (154 days ago).
Crosshair Settings [1] (list of)
Style Size Thickness Sniper Gap Outline Dot Color Alpha
6 1 0.5 1 -1 No Yes (1) Light blue (4) 255
Last updated on 2020-07-21 (136 days ago).
Click "Expand" for a code to copy and paste into your console.
cl_crosshairalpha 255; cl_crosshaircolor 4; cl_crosshairdot 1; cl_crosshairgap -1; cl_crosshairsize 1; cl_crosshairstyle 6; 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. [2]
  • Was ranked the 11th best player of 2014 by HLTV. [3]
  • Was ranked the 2nd best player of 2015 by HLTV. [4]
  • Was ranked the 17th best player of 2016 by HLTV. [5]
  • Was ranked the 9th best player of 2017 by HLTV. [6]
  • Was ranked the 11th best player of 2018 by HLTV. [7]
  • Was ranked 10th on Thorin's Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2018. [8]
  • Became engaged to Foxglove on November 2nd, 2016. [9] The couple were married on July 1st, 2017. [10]
  • 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. [11]
  • 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 was the judge for the 2014 edition of PLAYzone.cz Top 10 CZSK.
  • He is the joint second person in the world (the other one being his then-teammate olofmeister) to reach a major final with two different teams. The first person was Daniil "Zeus" Teslenko with Natus Vincere and Gambit Esports.
  • He was the only player to be featured in every edition of HLTV's Top 20 Players of the Year in CS:GO until his streak ended when he failed to make it in the 2019 ranking.
  • He has his own esports store called GetGear.

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