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Zeus

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Person Information
Name:
Данило Тесленко
Romanized Name:
Danylo Teslenko
Birth:
October 8, 1987 (1987-10-08) (age 33)
Nationality:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2002 – 2019
Years Active (Org):
2017 – Present
Team:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$788,633
Links
History
Counter-Strike
2002-??-?? – 200?-??-??
2004-??-?? – 2007-08-14
2007-08-14 – 2008-12-20
2009-01-10 – 2009-05-22
2009-05-22 – 2009-06-11
forZe (Stand-in)
2009-06-11 – 2009-09-29
2009-09-29 – 2009-10-28
2009-10-28 – 2009-12-11
2009-12-17 – 2012-11-04

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
2012-11-04 – 2016-08-04
2016-08-04 – 2016-10-12
Natus Vincere (Inactive)
2016-10-12 – 2017-08-09
2017-08-09 – 2019-09-14

Management
2017-05-17 – Present
pro100 (Organization)
2018-12-07 – Present
CIS Esports (Organization)

Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko (born October 8, 1987) is a retired Ukrainian professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Counter-Strike player. He retired on September 14th, 2019 after a 17 year long career, during which he won over 60 tournaments including four Counter-Strike Majors and a CS:GO Major Championship: PGL Major Kraków 2017.

Biography[edit]

Childhood[edit]

Zeus was born on October 8, 1987 in Kharkiv. In 1992, he moved with his mother in Budapest, Hungary, where his father had a business of buying and selling cars. In total Zeus lived in Hungary for about three years, since his parents decided to return to Ukraine because of his father's business issues and his grandmother's health. His family moved to Pokotylivka village, where he lived for three years until the family moved back to Kharkiv. After moving, he entered Kharkiv General Education School #10 where he began to pay more attention to education. [1]

Professional Career[edit]

His first professional team was pro100. After two and a half years with pro100, Zeus was invited to join Virtus.pro. [2]. During his tenure with Virtus.pro, Zeus most notably won the Intel Challenge Cup 2007, besting CMAX.gg in the finals. After leaving Virtus.pro, Zeus rejoined pro100, joining up with Edward, kane, raz0r, and xek. His return to pro100 was short-lived with the team only playing two matches. Following a period of playing for multiple teams, Zeus along with Edward, markeloff, esenin, and starix, founded Natus Vincere. During his seven-year tenure with the team, Na`Vi was one of the world's best teams, winning four Counter-Strike Majors, with the largest having a $100,000 prizepool at Intel Extreme Masters Season IV, where the team beat Fnatic 2-0.

After transitioning into CS:GO, Zeus would leave Na`Vi to join Gambit Gaming, joining forces with previous captain and coach kane. [3] During his time with Gambit, Zeus won the CIS-region's only CS:GO major thus far, winning PGL Major Kraków 2017 after besting Immortals in the finals 2-1.

In August 2017, Zeus and kane were re-acquired by Na`Vi, marking Zeus' return to the organization. He served the role of in-game leader before retiring in 2019. He is also currently the founder and president of pro100, after he revived the team and turned it into an organization in 2017. He is the founder of ZeusCyberSchool and the owner of CIS Esports League.

Gear and Settings[edit]

Mouse Settings [4] (list of)
Advanced
MouseeDPIDPIPolling RateSensitivityZoomRaw Input
ZOWIE
FK2
68816001000 Hz0.431On
Last updated on 2020-04-20 (218 days ago).
Mouse Settings [4] (list of) (calculate)
Simple
MouseCurvatureCircumferenceMouse SetupSensitivityZoomRaw.
ZOWIE
FK2
908 MPI
0.596 deg/mm
23.8 in/rev
60.4 cm/rev
1600 DPI
@ 1000 Hz
0.431On
Last updated on 2020-04-20 (218 days ago).
Hardware [4]
Mouse Mousepad
ZOWIE FK2 (White) ZOWIE G-SR
Monitor Refresh rate In-game resolution Scaling
ZOWIE by BenQ XL2540 240 Hz 1280×960 Stretched
Keyboard Headset
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro HyperX Cloud Flight
Last updated on 2020-04-20 (218 days ago).
Crosshair Settings [4] (list of)
Style Size Thickness Sniper Gap Outline Dot Color Alpha
4 2 1 1 -3 No No (0) Yellow (2) 255
Last updated on 2020-04-20 (218 days ago).
Click "Expand" for a code to copy and paste into your console.
cl_crosshairalpha 255; cl_crosshaircolor 2; cl_crosshairdot 0; cl_crosshairgap -3; cl_crosshairsize 2; cl_crosshairstyle 4; 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
2019-04-07 A11st A1S-Tier Offline StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 7 3 : 0 $250,000
2018-11-03 A11st A2A-Tier Offline BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 2018 2 : 0 $125,000
2018-09-23 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline FACEIT Major: London 2018 0 : 2 $150,000
2018-07-08 A11st A1S-Tier Offline ESL One: Cologne 2018 3 : 1 $125,000
2018-06-18 A11st A2A-Tier Offline CS:GO Asia Championships 2018 2 : 1 $150,000
2018-06-03 A11st A1S-Tier Offline StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 5 2 : 0 $125,000
2017-07-23 A11st A1S-Tier Offline PGL Major Kraków 2017 2 : 1 $500,000
2016-11-26 A11st A1S-Tier Offline DreamHack Open Winter 2016 2 : 0 $50,000
2016-04-03 A22nd A1S-Tier Offline MLG Major Championship: Columbus 2016 0 : 2 $150,000
2015-11-22 A11st A1S-Tier Offline Intel Extreme Masters X - San Jose 2 : 0 $56,250
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Zeus (2019-05-09). "Against All Odds: The Way to Victory" (in Russia Russian). Retrieved 2020-03-07.
  2. ELEAGUE (2017-01-24). "ELEAGUE Major 2017" (in Russia Russian / English Speaking English).
  3. alexkryvytskyy (2016-10-12). "Zeus - new captain of Gambit CS:GO". Gambit Gaming.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Zeus' stream
  5. Tgwr1s (2011-01-02). "Top 20 players of 2010: Zeus (19)". HLTV.