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s1mple

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Personal Information
Name:
Олександр Олегович Костилєв
Romanized Name:
Oleksandr Olehovych Kostyliev
Born:
October 2, 1997 (1997-10-02) (age 24)
Nationality:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2013 – Present
Role:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$1,578,586
Nicknames:
The Undertaker
Links
History
2013-??-?? – 2014-??-??
2014-02-12 – 2014-04-13
2014-04-14 – 2014-04-29
2014-04-29 – 2014-??-??
2014-??-?? – 2014-09-09
2014-09-17 – 2015-01-14
2015-01-15 – 2015-02-01
2015-02-01 – 2015-07-17
2015-07-20 – 2015-07-26
Evolution (Loan)
2015-07-26 – 2015-08-25
2015-08-25 – 2015-09-10
2015-09-13 – 2015-10-22
HellRaisers (Stand-in)
2015-07-17 – 2015-10-23
FlipSid3 Tactics (Inactive)
2016-01-02 – 2016-04-21
2016-05-08 – 2016-06-06
2016-04-21 – 2016-08-04
Team Liquid (Inactive)
2016-08-04 – Present


Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev (born October 2, 1997) is a Ukrainian professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who plays for Natus Vincere as the AWPer. Widely considered as one of the greatest CS:GO players of all time, he has won 19 HLTV MVP medals, a Major and an Intel Grand Slam trophy, among other numerous S-Tier trophies, and has been crowned as the best player of 2018 and 2021, and a runner-up for the best player of 2019 and 2020. [1][2][3][4]

Information[edit]

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [5][6] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityYawZoomRaw Input
Logitech
G PRO X SUPERLIGHT
12364001000 Hz3.090.022°1On
Updated as of 2021-12-12 (154 days ago)
Mouse Settings [5][6] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityYawZoomRaw.
Logitech
G PRO X SUPERLIGHT
1632 MPI
1.071 deg/mm
13.2 in/rev
33.6 cm/rev
400 DPI
@ 1000 Hz
3.090.022°1On
Updated as of 2021-12-12 (154 days ago)
Hardware [5][6]
Mouse Mousepad
Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT (Pink) Hator It's nice to be S1mple (M)
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
ZOWIE XL2546K 240 Hz 1280×960 Stretched
Keyboard Headset
Logitech G915 TKL (Carbon, Tactile) Logitech G PRO X
Updated as of 2021-12-12 (154 days ago)

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Crosshair Settings [7] (list of)
StyleSizeThicknessSniperGapOutlineDotColorAlpha
5101-2NoYes (1)Light blue (4)255
Updated as of 2022-04-17 (28 days ago)
Click "Expand" for sharecode and console commands to copy and paste.
SharecodeCSGO-hAsWU-4s3mO-k3yJn-kvwuZ-miCcO
Commandscl_crosshairalpha 255; cl_crosshaircolor 4; cl_crosshairdot 1; cl_crosshairgap -2; cl_crosshairsize 1; cl_crosshairstyle 5; cl_crosshairusealpha 1; cl_crosshairthickness 0; cl_crosshair_sniper_width 1; cl_crosshair_outlinethickness 1; cl_crosshair_drawoutline 0;

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Team Result Prize
2021-12-19 A11st A1S-Tier Offline BLAST Premier: World Final 2021 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 2 : 1 Gambit EsportsGambit Esports $500,000
2021-11-28 A11st A1S-Tier Offline BLAST Premier: Fall Finals 2021 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 2 : 1 Team VitalityTeam Vitality $225,000
2021-11-07 A11st A1S-Tier Offline PGL Major Stockholm 2021 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 2 : 0 G2 EsportsG2 Esports $1,000,000
2021-09-12 A11st A1S-Tier Online ESL Pro League Season 14 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 3 : 2 Team VitalityTeam Vitality $195,000
2021-07-18 A11st A1S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Cologne Natus VincereNatus Vincere 3 : 0 G2 EsportsG2 Esports $400,000
2021-01-24 A11st A1S-Tier Online BLAST Premier: Global Final 2020 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 2 : 0 AstralisAstralis $600,000
2020-03-01 A11st A1S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters XIV - World Championship Natus VincereNatus Vincere 3 : 0 G2 EsportsG2 Esports $250,000
2019-04-07 A11st A1S-Tier Offline StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 7 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 3 : 0 FnaticFnatic $250,000
2018-07-08 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL One: Cologne 2018 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 3 : 1 BIGBIG $125,000
2018-06-03 A11st A1S-Tier Offline StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 5 Natus VincereNatus Vincere 2 : 0 NRG EsportsNRG Esports $125,000
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Trivia[edit]

Personal[edit]

  • Sometimes referred to as "Sasha" ("Саша" in the Cyrillic alphabet) – a shortened version of Alexander in Russian-speaking countries.
  • Got immortalized on the old version of Cache with a graffiti after he pulled off a 1v2 AWP falling no-scope clutch round against Fnatic at ESL One: Cologne 2016. [8] He got the graffiti tattooed on his left shoulder. [9]
  • He was the subject of Natus Vincere's documentary film s1mple formula. [10]
  • Studied Chinese at university before joining Team Liquid.

Awards[edit]

MVPs[edit]

Records[edit]

Highlights[edit]

HLTV[edit]

Other[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 MIRAA (2019-01-20). "Top 20 players of 2018: s1mple (1)". HLTV.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Striker (2022-01-22). "Top 20 players of 2021: s1mple (1)". HLTV.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Professeur (2020-01-20). "Top 20 players of 2019: s1mple (2)". HLTV.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Striker (2021-01-20). "Top 20 players of 2020: s1mple (2)". HLTV.
  5. 5.0 5.1 MAKKU. "BLAST Premier Fall Final 2021 Day 2". HLTV.
  6. 6.0 6.1 s1mple's Twitch stream
  7. "Natus Vincere vs. QUAZAR at PGL Major Antwerp 2022 Europe RMR A". HLTV. 2022-04-17.
  8. "Behind The Graffiti: S1mple". ESL. 2020-07-30.
  9. s1mple (2016-10-07). "Thank you my brother for this gift".
  10. Valeria Pankina (2021-09-08). "s1mple formula — 5 years with NAVI". Natus Vincere.
  11. Professeur (2017-01-11). "Top 20 players of 2016: s1mple (4)". HLTV.
  12. MIRAA (2018-01-11). "Top 20 players of 2017: s1mple (8)". HLTV.
  13. Thorin (2016-12-30). "Thorin’s Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2016". Dot Esports.
  14. Thorin (2018-01-01). "Thorin’s Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2017". Dot Esports.
  15. Thorin (2019-04-27). "Thorin’s Top 10 CS:GO Players of 2018". Dexerto.
  16. Thorin (2020-01-08). "Thorin's Top 5 CS:GO Players of 2019". Do Not Peek Entertainment.
  17. Melany Moncav (2018-11-29). "Astralis, s1mple, Ninja among Esports Awards winners". WIN.gg.
  18. Esports Awards (2021-11-20). "And the winner of the Esports PC Player of the Year award is...".
  19. Aditya Singh Rawat (2021-12-09). "S1mple, NAVI Win Best Esports Athlete and Best Esports Team at The Game Awards 2021". AFK Gaming.
  20. Tom East (2016-12-28). "S1mple is your eSports Player of the Year". Red Bull.
  21. Metro Esport (2018-09-03). "BOOM! @s1mpleO is Player Of The Year at Stockholm International Esport Awards".
  22. betway (2018-12-29). "Betways TOP 10 players of the year!".
  23. FACEIT (2018-01-18). "And the final #FPL Award for Best Player of #FPL 2017 goes to".
  24. stich (2016-10-03). "s1mple: "I was calling with seized"". HLTV.
  25. MIRAA (2017-12-03). "s1mple claims DH Winter MVP award". HLTV.
  26. MIRAA" (2018-02-26). "s1mple wins StarSeries MVP award". HLTV.
  27. MIRAA (2018-04-22). "s1mple claims DH Marseille MVP award". HLTV.
  28. MIRAA (2018-06-03). "s1mple claims StarSeries S5 MVP award". HLTV.
  29. MIRAA (2018-06-18). "s1mple secures CS:GO Asia Championships MVP". HLTV.
  30. MIRAA (2018-07-09). "s1mple wins ESL One Cologne MVP award". HLTV.
  31. MIRAA (2018-11-03). "s1mple secures BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen MVP award". HLTV.
  32. Professeur (2019-04-07). "s1mple claims StarSeries i-League Season 7 MVP award". HLTV.
  33. MIRAA (2020-03-01). "s1mple claims IEM Katowice MVP medal". HLTV.
  34. "ESL Pro League Season 12 Europe overview". HLTV.
  35. Striker (2021-01-24). "s1mple named BLAST Premier Global Final MVP". HLTV.
  36. MIRAA (2021-05-09). "s1mple claims DreamHack Masters Spring MVP award". HLTV.
  37. HLTV (2021-07-05). "The MVP award for #StarLadderRMR goes to none other than s1mple for his remarkable consistency and unmatched fragging output".
  38. Striker (2021-07-18). "s1mple awarded IEM Cologne MVP". HLTV.
  39. Professeur (2021-09-12). "s1mple claims third consecutive MVP in EPL victory". HLTV.
  40. King Dempz (2021-11-07). "s1mple adds Major MVP to collection". HLTV.
  41. Striker (2021-11-28). "s1mple awarded BLAST Premier Fall Final MVP". HLTV.
  42. Striker (2021-12-19). "s1mple clinches record-breaking BLAST MVP". HLTV.
  43. Tgwri1s (2018-02-25). "s1mple has set at least 2 new "Big event" records".
  44. LucasAM (2021-02-28). "sh1ro named IEM Katowice 2021 MVP". HLTV.
  45. HLTV (2021-07-18). "It is one for record books!".