seized

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Player Information
Name:
Денис Костин
Romanized Name:
Denis Kostin
Birth:
September 9, 1994 (1994-09-09) (age 24)
Country:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2009 – Present
Roles:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$339,047.43
Links
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 – 2017-07-28
2017-07-28 – 2017-08-09
Natus Vincere (Inactive)
2017-08-09 – 2017-10-17
2017-10-17 – 2018-01-14
Natus Vincere (Inactive)
2017-11-06 – 2018-01-14
2018-02-06 – 2018-05-26
2018-05-26 – 2018-11-01
Gambit Esports (Inactive)
2018-10-17 – 2019-01-05
2019-01-05 – 2019-03-19
2019-04-01 – Present

Denis "seized" Kostin (born September 9, 1994), is a professional Russian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player and former Counter-Strike 1.6 player. He is currently playing the role of lurker for Vega Squadron.

Information[edit]

Professional career[edit]

Denis' first teams formed back during the Counter-Strike 1.6 days, playing for fbgaming, USSR, and place2play. He, as well as Anton "kibaken" Kolesnikov, had 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 his last LAN tournament of CS 1.6, ASUS Final Battle of the year, Denis and his 12.12.12 reached the semifinals.

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, 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. Although he was a lurker, his skills were well-rounded, occasionally fulfilling 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.

In February, 2018, seized joined Gambit Esports on trial. [1] After a series of unsuccessful performances, seized was benched and put on the transfer list. His place in the team was taken by Nikolay "mir" Bityukov [2].

In late 2018, he joined CIS team UnderPressure, which was formed by hooch, starix, and seized.

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [3] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityZoomRaw Input
ZOWIE GEAR
EC2-A
1240400500 Hz3.10.8On
Last updated on 2019-03-06 (77 days ago).
Mouse Settings [3] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityZoomRaw.
ZOWIE GEAR
EC2-A
1637 MPI
1.074 deg/mm
13.2 in/rev
33.5 cm/rev
400 DPI
@ 500 Hz
3.10.8On
Last updated on 2019-03-06 (77 days ago).
Hardware [3]
Mouse Mousepad
ZOWIE GEAR EC2-A ZOWIE by BenQ G-SR DG
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
ZOWIE by BenQ XL2546 240 Hz 1280×960 Black Bars
Keyboard Headset
HyperX Alloy FPS HyperX Cloud Alpha
Last updated on 2019-03-06 (77 days ago).
Crosshair Settings [3] (list of)
Style Size Thickness Sniper Gap Outline Dot Color Alpha
4 2 1 1 -2 No No (0) Green (1) 250
Last updated on 2019-03-06 (77 days ago).
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cl_crosshairalpha 250; cl_crosshaircolor 1; cl_crosshairdot 0; cl_crosshairgap -2; cl_crosshairsize 2; cl_crosshairstyle 4; cl_crosshairusealpha 1; cl_crosshairthickness 1; cl_crosshair_sniper_width 1; cl_crosshair_drawoutline 0;

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References[edit]

  1. "seized joins Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Esports. 2018-02-06.
  2. "seized покидает Gambit Esports " [seized is leaving Gambit Esports] (in Russia Russian). Gambit Esports. 2018-05-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 seized twitch stream