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NiKo

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For the Danish player, see Nico.
For the other Danish player, see niko (Danish player).
For the retired Swedish CS player, see niko (Swedish player).
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Player Information
Name:
Никола Ковач
Romanized Name:
Nikola Kovač
Born:
February 16, 1997 (age 25)
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2009 – Present
Alternate IDs:
NiKolinho, nIKOLINHO, NiKOLINHO, nik0k0
Approx. Total Winnings:
$983,017
Links
History
Counter-Strike
20??-??-?? – 2011-??-??
2011-05-04 – 2011-??-??
2011-12-03 – 2011-12-06
2011-12-17 – 201?-??-??
201?-0?-?? – 2012-??-??
2012-??-?? – 2012-??-??
2012-??-?? – 2012-??-??
2012-??-?? – 2012-??-??

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
2012-??-?? – 2013-01-??
2013-01-?? – 2013-03-08
2013-03-08 – 2013-08-31
2013-08-31 – 2013-11-06
2013-11-06 – 2013-12-16
2013-12-16 – 2014-03-21
2014-08-21 – 2015-01-11
2015-01-11 – 2015-03-04
2015-03-04 – 2015-05-04
2015-05-04 – 2015-08-30
mousesports (Inactive)
2015-08-30 – 2017-02-19
2017-02-19 – 2020-10-28
2020-10-28 – Present


Nikola "NiKo" Kovač (formerly known as NiKolinho and nIKOLINHO) (born February 16, 1997) is a Bosnian Serb professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player for G2 Esports and a former semi-professional Counter-Strike player. He is Nemanja "huNter-" Kovač's cousin. NiKo is widely considered as one of the most mechanically gifted players in Global Offensive and has been in contention for the title of the best player in the world at multiple periods throughout his career.

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [1] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityZoomRaw Input
Logitech
G PRO X SUPERLIGHT
5484001000 Hz1.370.9On
Updated as of 2022-11-05 (24 days ago)
Mouse Settings [1] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityZoomRaw.
Logitech
G PRO X SUPERLIGHT
723 MPI
0.475 deg/mm
29.9 in/rev
75.8 cm/rev
400 DPI
@ 1000 Hz
1.370.9On
Updated as of 2022-11-05 (24 days ago)
Hardware [1]
Mouse Mousepad
Logitech G PRO (White) Logitech G640
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
AOC AGON AG251FZ2E 240 Hz 1280×960 Stretched
Keyboard Headset
Logitech G513 Carbon Logitech G PRO X
Updated as of 2022-11-05 (24 days ago)

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Crosshair Settings [1] (list of)
StyleSizeThicknessSniperGapOutlineDotColorAlpha
4111-4NoNo (0)Custom (5)255
Updated as of 2022-11-05 (24 days ago)
Click "Expand" for sharecode and console commands to copy and paste.
SharecodeCSGO-nKoCU-DAEdM-3fHxq-atRMn-WphrM
Commandscl_crosshairalpha 255; cl_crosshaircolor 5; cl_crosshaircolor_r 255; cl_crosshaircolor_g 255; cl_crosshaircolor_b 255; cl_crosshairdot 0; cl_crosshairgap -4; cl_crosshairsize 1; cl_crosshairstyle 4; cl_crosshairusealpha 1; cl_crosshairthickness 1; cl_crosshair_sniper_width 1; cl_crosshair_outlinethickness 1; cl_crosshair_drawoutline 0;

Achievements[edit]

DatePlacementTierTypeTournamentTeamResultPrize
2022-02-272ndA1S-TierOfflineIntel Extreme MastersIntel Extreme MastersIntel Extreme Masters XVI - KatowiceG2 EsportsG2 Esports0 : 3FaZe ClanFaZe Clan$180,000
2021-11-072ndA1S-TierOfflinePGL Major Stockholm 2021PGL Major Stockholm 2021PGL Major Stockholm 2021G2 EsportsG2 Esports0 : 2Natus VincereNatus Vincere$300,000
2021-07-182ndA1S-TierOfflineIntel Extreme MastersIntel Extreme MastersIntel Extreme Masters XVI - CologneG2 EsportsG2 Esports0 : 3Natus VincereNatus Vincere$180,000
2018-10-281stA1S-TierOfflineEPICENTEREPICENTEREPICENTER 2018FaZe ClanFaZe Clan2 : 0Natus VincereNatus Vincere$150,000
2018-06-171stA1S-TierOfflineESL OneESL OneESL One: Belo Horizonte 2018FaZe ClanFaZe Clan3 : 2mousesportsmousesports$100,000
2018-05-061stA1S-TierOfflineIntel Extreme MastersIntel Extreme MastersIntel Extreme Masters XIII - SydneyFaZe ClanFaZe Clan3 : 0AstralisAstralis$100,000
2017-12-171stA1S-TierOfflineEsports Championship SeriesEsports Championship SeriesEsports Championship Series Season 4 - FinalsFaZe ClanFaZe Clan2 : 1mousesportsmousesports$250,000
2017-10-131stA1S-TierOfflineELEAGUEELEAGUEELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2017FaZe ClanFaZe Clan2 : 0AstralisAstralis$500,000
2017-09-171stA1S-TierOfflineESL OneESL OneESL One: New York 2017FaZe ClanFaZe Clan3 : 0Team LiquidTeam Liquid$125,000
2017-04-091stA1S-TierOfflineStarSeries i-LeagueStarSeries i-LeagueStarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3FaZe ClanFaZe Clan2 : 1AstralisAstralis$125,000
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Trivia[edit]

Personal[edit]

  • Hails from Brčko, a city in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • His favorite snooker player is Neil Robertson. [2]

Awards[edit]

  • Was ranked the 11th best player of 2016 by HLTV. [3]
  • Was ranked the 2nd best player of 2017 by HLTV. [4]
  • Was ranked the 3rd best player of 2018 by HLTV. [5]
  • Was ranked the 11th best player of 2019 by HLTV. [6]
  • Was ranked the 4th best player of 2020 by HLTV. [7]
  • Was ranked the 3rd best player of 2021 by HLTV. [8]
  • Was ranked the 3rd best player of 2016 by Thorin. [9]
  • Was ranked the 2nd best player of 2017 by Thorin. [10]
  • Was ranked the 2nd best player of 2018 by Thorin. [11]
  • Awarded as Gamer of the Year by Great Gamers Awards in 2017. [12]

MVPs[edit]

Records[edit]

Features[edit]

Highlights[edit]

HLTV[edit]

Other[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 NiKo's Twitch Nighbot
  2. NiKo (2019-05-04). "@nr147".
  3. Professeur (2017-01-10). "Top 20 players of 2016: NiKo (11)". HLTV.
  4. Professeur (2018-01-17). "Top 20 players of 2017: NiKo (2)". HLTV.
  5. MIRAA (2019-01-18). "Top 20 players of 2018: NiKo (3)". HLTV.
  6. Striker (2020-01-10). "Top 20 players of 2019: NiKo (11)". HLTV.
  7. MIRAA (2021-01-17). "Top 20 players of 2020: NiKo (4)". HLTV.
  8. Nohte (2022-01-22). "Top 20 players of 2021: NiKo (3)". HLTV.
  9. Thorin (2016-12-30). "Thorin’s Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2016". Dot Esports.
  10. Thorin (2018-01-01). "Thorin’s Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2017". Dot Esports.
  11. Thorin (2019-04-27). "Thorin’s Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2018". Dexerto.
  12. "FPS finalists: NiKo is to win the category and to become the Gamer of the Year!". Great Gamers Awards. 2018-02-27.
  13. Professeur (2017-04-09). "NiKo: Win as much as possible". HLTV.
  14. MIRAA (2017-09-17). "NiKo wins ESL One NY MVP award". HLTV.
  15. MIRAA (2018-06-18). "NiKo claims ESL One Belo Horizonte MVP award". HLTV.
  16. MIRAA (2018-10-28). "NiKo claims EPICENTER MVP award". HLTV.
  17. MIRAA (2019-04-13). "NiKo claims BLAST Pro Series Miami MVP award". HLTV.
  18. Striker (2019-11-02). "Niko claims BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen MVP award". HLTV.
  19. IEM New York 2020: Europe
  20. Tgwri1s (2019-08-30). "And NiKo's 52 kills from that map is the most anyone got at a Major".
  21. Tgwri1s (2017-12-15). "@fazeniko's 40 kills vs. Liquid is the new record high in regulation during a big event or any match between top teams on LAN.".
  22. HLTV (2019-12-04). "KRIMZ breaks the LAN record".