Why is Gambit Esports victory at PGL Major Krakow 2017 so important?26 July 2017
Gambit Esports members have been in the spotlight of different resources on the Net since the weekend. Having won PGL Major Krakow 2017, they not only gained half a million dollars but also significantly raised the profile of eSports in CS:GO global community.
An infamous Russian TV channel NTV dedicated its video to the team triumph. Watch it if you want to have a fun but take it with a pinch of salt since the information is distorted, which didn’t come as a surprise.
It happened for the first time but Zeus was with us
This is the first time the players of our region have won at CS:GO Major Championship. In 2015 and 2016, Na`Vi was close to victory but didn’t progress further the second place. Currently, there exist a lot of related sarcastic memes.
The shared past of Natus Vincere and the team headed by Zeus caused most of buzz. In last year’s August, Daniil was pulled out of the main Natus Vincere team being credited as a weak player. Currently, no doubt it was a mistake.
isn’t the most powerful player of the club (AdreN or Hobbit?) except for his tactical and leadership skills, not to mention his charisma. Although a tournament powerhouse was Kazakhstan team, that has Russian member, namely Daniil is in the center of Russian media.
Also, there is no shortage of fans. For instance, let’s look at the popular Runet website cybersports.ru.
It can be explained by Zeus’ ability to work with communication channels as well as interact with fans. For instance, watch a video he shot right after the victory with a highly motivating and moving speech.
Daniil ‘Zeus’ Teslenko, man named after the god that makes dreams real
29-year-old Daniil has already become a champion in two disciplines (including Counter-Strike 1.6), Zeus Cyber School founder and as its President, revived pro100. It seems that he is making own dreams real.