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TaZ

[e][h] TaZ
Player Information
Name:
Wiktor Wojtas
Birth:
June 6, 1986 (1986-06-06) (age 33)
Nationality:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2001 – Present
Approx. Total Winnings:
$728,370
Alternate IDs:
742, TaZminator, TaZmanian Devil
Links
History
Counter-Strike
2001-??-?? – 2002-??-??
2003-??-?? – 2004-04-08
2004-04-08 – 2007-12-17
2007-12-17 – 2009-03-17
2009-04-20 – 2009-04-22
2009-04-29 – 2009-07-29
2009-09-25 – 2009-11-01
2009-11-01 – 2010-02-16
2010-02-16 – 2011-10-17
2011-10-17 – 2011-12-06
2011-12-06 – 2012-09-29

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

2012-09-29 – 2013-10-08
2013-10-08 – 2013-12-18
2013-12-18 – 2014-01-25
2014-01-25 – 2018-02-06
2018-02-06 – 2018-03-12
Virtus.pro (Inactive)
2018-03-12 – 2019-02-19
2019-02-19 – 2019-05-01
devils.one (Organization)
2019-02-19 – 2019-05-01
2019-05-01 – 2019-05-12
2019-05-12 – 2019-11-30
2019-11-30 – 2020-01-14

Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas (born June 6, 1986) is a Polish professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and former successful Counter-Strike 1.6 player. He was part of the very successful Polish Golden Five lineup in 1.6, winning WCG three times, ESWC twice, and IEM World Championship twice. In CS:GO, TaZ was a member of the longest-standing roster in its history and has managed big wins such as EMS Katowice 2014, ELEAGUE S1, and DH Las Vegas 2017.
TaZ is also well-known for his great partnership with NEO which spans over a decade.

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [1] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityZoomRaw Input
Zowie by BenQ
ZA12
680400500 Hz1.70.9On
Last updated on 2018-05-16 (671 days ago).
Mouse Settings [1] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityZoomRaw.
Zowie by BenQ
ZA12
898 MPI
0.589 deg/mm
24.1 in/rev
61.1 cm/rev
400 DPI
@ 500 Hz
1.70.9On
Last updated on 2018-05-16 (671 days ago).
Hardware [2]
Mouse Mousepad
Zowie by BenQ ZA12 SteelSeries QcK Heavy
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
ZOWIE by BenQ XL2540 240 Hz 1024×768 Black Bars
Keyboard Headset
SteelSeries APEX M500 Razer Kraken
Last updated on 2018-05-12 (675 days ago).
Crosshair Settings (list of)
Style Size Thickness Sniper Gap Outline Dot Color Alpha
5 4 1 1 -1 No No (0) Light blue (4) 800
No date of last update specified!
Click "Expand" for a code to copy and paste into your console.
cl_crosshairalpha 800; cl_crosshaircolor 4; cl_crosshairdot 0; cl_crosshairgap -1; cl_crosshairsize 4; cl_crosshairstyle 5; cl_crosshairusealpha 1; cl_crosshairthickness 1; cl_crosshair_sniper_width 1; cl_crosshair_drawoutline 0;

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Team Result Prize
2017-10-29 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline EPICENTER 2017 2 : 3 $100,000
2017-02-19 A11st A1S-Tier Offline DreamHack Masters Las Vegas 2017 2 : 1 $200,000
2017-01-29 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017 1 : 2 $150,000
2017-01-15 A33rd A1S-Tier Offline World Electronic Sports Games 2016 2 : 0 $200,000
2016-10-23 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline EPICENTER 2016 1 : 2 $100,000
2016-07-30 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ELEAGUE Season 1 2 : 0 $400,000
2015-09-12 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL ESEA Pro League Invitational 3 : 2 $100,000
2015-04-19 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESEA Season 18 - Global Invite Division 2 : 1 $70,000
2014-03-16 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL Major Series One Katowice 2014 2 : 0 $100,000
2006-10-22 A11st A1S-Tier Offline World Cyber Games 2006 2 : 1 $60,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

  • Was voted the 6th best player of 2011 by HLTV.org.[3]
  • TaZ is one of the few players to win three WCG series. The others being his then-teammates in the original Golden Five: NEO, kuben, and Loord.
  • TaZ previously held the record for being the oldest major champion, winning ESL Major Series One: Katowice 2014 at 27 years and 283 days old. The previous record owner was Devilwalk, winning DreamHack Winter 2013 at 22 years and 237 days old. This record was taken over by Zeus after winning PGL Major Kraków 2017 at 29 years old, 289 days.
  • TaZ became a father on January 9, 2017. [4]
  • At 4 years, 5 months and 1 day, TaZ, NEO, pashaBiceps, Snax and byali is the longest-lasting lineup in the history of CS:GO. They played their first game on September 5th, 2013 under ESC Gaming's banner and continued to stay together until February 6th, 2018 when TaZ was benched from Virtus.pro to make way for MICHU.
  • TaZ and NEO form the longest partnership across all versions of Counter-Strike which spans a total of 5090 days. Their first period of alliance lasted 5052 days, from April 8th, 2004 when they joined forces in Team Pentagram to February 6th, 2018 when TaZ was benched from Virtus.pro. Later on, the duo played together for 38 more days, started when NEO stepped in for ARCY on December 7th, 2019 until ARCY officially disbanded on January 14th, 2020.

Highlights[edit]

HLTV Highlights[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2019[edit]

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