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TACO

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[e][h]GODSENT TACO
Personal Information
Name:
Epitácio Pessoa de Melo Filho
Born:
January 24, 1995 (1995-01-24) (age 26)
Nationality:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2011 – Present
Team:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$1,063,743
Alternate IDs:
VACO, TACOTN1
Links
History
Counter-Strike
2011-??-?? – 2011-??-??
2011-??-?? – 2011-??-??
2011-??-?? – 2011-??-??
2012-??-?? – 2012-??-??

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
2014-05-08 – 2015-07-21
2015-07-21 – 2015-08-02
2015-08-02 – 2015-11-23
2015-11-23 – 2016-07-01
2016-07-01 – 2018-03-22
2018-01-13 – 2021-03-??
Yeah (Organization)
2018-03-22 – 2018-04-06
SK Gaming (Inactive)
2018-04-06 – 2018-12-21
2018-12-21 – 2020-09-13
2020-09-13 – 2021-01-08
MIBR (Inactive)
2021-01-21 – Present


Epitácio "TACO" de Melo (born January 24, 1995) is a Brazilian professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and former semi-professional Counter-Strike player who plays for GODSENT as the in-game leader. He is best known for being a core member of the Luminosity-SK-MIBR lineup, with a brief stint in Team Liquid.

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [1][2] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityZoomRaw Input
Razer
Viper Ultimate
7604001000 Hz1.91On
Updated as of 2019-10-24 (816 days ago)
Mouse Settings [1][2] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityZoomRaw.
Razer
Viper Ultimate
1003 MPI
0.658 deg/mm
21.5 in/rev
54.7 cm/rev
400 DPI
@ 1000 Hz
1.91On
Updated as of 2019-10-24 (816 days ago)
Hardware [1][2]
Mouse Mousepad
Razer Viper Ultimate Razer Gigantus
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
ZOWIE XL2546 240 Hz 1152×864 Stretched
Keyboard Headset
Razer Huntsman (Tournament Edition) Razer Kraken (Tournament Edition)
Updated as of 2019-01-17 (1096 days ago)

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Team Result Prize
2020-04-19 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline/Online Flashpoint Season 1 MIBR 1 : 2 MAD Lions $250,000
2018-07-29 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018 Team Liquid 0 : 2 Astralis $200,000
2017-12-10 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL Pro League Season 6 - Finals SK Gaming 3 : 1 FaZe Clan $225,000
2017-10-29 A11st A1S-Tier Offline EPICENTER 2017 SK Gaming 3 : 2 Virtus.pro $250,000
2017-07-09 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL One: Cologne 2017 SK Gaming 3 : 0 Cloud9 $100,000
2017-06-25 A11st A1S-Tier Offline Esports Championship Series Season 3 - Finals SK Gaming 2 : 1 FaZe Clan $250,000
2017-05-07 A11st A1S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters XII - Sydney SK Gaming 3 : 1 FaZe Clan $100,000
2016-07-10 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL One: Cologne 2016 SK Gaming 2 : 0 Team Liquid $500,000
2016-05-15 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL Pro League Season 3 - Finals Luminosity Gaming 3 : 2 G2 Esports $200,000
2016-04-03 A11st A1S-Tier Offline MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016 Luminosity Gaming 2 : 0 Natus Vincere $500,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

  • He is from Recife, Pernambuco, the fourth-largest city in Brazil. [3]
  • His nickname is a play on his first name, and most likely does not in fact refer to the Mexican dish; but rather to a nickname his aunt gave him when he was a child, because she never liked the name his parents gave him, "Epitácio".
  • Named by FalleN as a potential breakout player of 2017. [4]
  • Was a founding board member of the Counter-Strike Professional Players' Association. [5]

Highlights[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 [1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 [2]
  3. TACO (2017-12-14). "Queridos amigos repórteres do Brasil: eu sou Pernambucano, nascido em Recife - logo sou Recifense" [Dear reporter friends from Brazil: I am Pernambucano, born in Recife - therefore I am Recifense] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  4. Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin (2017-01-19). "Top 20 players of 2016: FalleN (2)". HLTV.
  5. Lars "Yossarian" Esmarch (2018-06-29). "Players' Association announced". HLTV.