Player Spotlight: Askew
Player Spotlight is a new article series that gives you the opportunity to get to know the players that are playing in BESL Pro competitions a little bit better. From historic achievements to favorite players. From their Baltic state dream team to what music and food they like. Player Spotlight has it all!
This week’s Player Spotlight goes to the captain of team Timechasers:
Name, Surname: Andrius Levinskas
Date of Birth: 15th of July 1997
The first nickname that you had: Andrykasssss.
How did you come up with your current nickname: Wanted a shorter name, to look more “solid”, so, I looked at my RuneScape account AskewRush (because g maulers rush in an askew line!) and just cut it in half. The need for a simple, short name came from looking up to godlike Korean LoL players like Faker, Crown, etc.
CS:GO hours recorded: ~4900
Playing CS franchise games for: ~5 years
Playing in BESL Pro: 2 seasons
BESL Pro LAN finals reached: 0 times
BESL Pro winner: 0 times
Biggest achievements in CS:GO: Winning GameOn LAN party 2019 CS:GO cup & coming in 3rd three times in Rank G qualifiers (top 2 qualify).
Peripherals & In-game Settings
Mouse: Zowie EC2-B
Mousepad: Zowie G-SR
Keyboard: HyperX Alloy FPS (Cherry MX Brown switches)
Headset: HyperX Cloud Alpha
Crosshair: cl_crosshairalpha "255";cl_crosshaircolor "5";cl_crosshaircolor_b "-255";cl_crosshaircolor_r "255";cl_crosshaircolor_g "-255";cl_crosshairdot "0";cl_crosshairgap "-3";cl_crosshairsize "4";cl_crosshairstyle "4";cl_crosshairusealpha "1";cl_crosshairthickness "0.5";cl_fixedcrosshairgap "0";cl_crosshair_drawoutline "0".
Sensitivity: 1 (zoom sens 0.81)
TOP5 best CS:GO Players in the world:
TOP5 best CS:GO Players from Baltic states:
Baltic state all-star team: ropz, EspiranTo, broky, Bymas, YEKINDAR (depends on chemistry really, could they communicate well enough?)
Favorite map: Train.
Least-favorite map: Cache, but from active duty maps dust2.
Most underrated player: jks.
Most overrated player: coldzera (please do prove me wrong though, cold).
Best AWP player in the world: kennyS.
Best AWP player in the Baltic states: No one comes to mind.
The best teammate ever played with: ceNder.
Worst teammate ever played with: Everyone has had their strengths and weaknesses, no one stands out.
Best LAN event you’ve attended: GOEXANIMO! Even though the travel is rough and I hate sleeping at hotels, but there's something magical about those events
Worst LAN event you’ve attended: InfoShow 2015 (playoffs got delayed ~12 hours, ended up getting no sleep. But they have stepped up since, can recommend attending these days).
AK or SG: SG.
M4 or AUG: M4.
Favorite position to hold: Popdog on train.
Hardest bombsite to retake: Dust2 B.
Worst gun in CS:GO: Dual Berettas (PLEASE just buy a P250).
Win a game with bad stats or lose a game with good stats: Win a game with bad stats
One thing you would change about CS:GO: Give de_cbble an actual A site.
Does age affect performance in CS:GO: Yes.
Should VAC-banned players get a second chance: Depends on the case.
Best song to listen to while playing DM/Botz: LITTLE BIG – FARADENZA
Best song to hype yourself up before an official game: Slipknot - Opium of the People
TOP3 favorite foods:
Does pineapple belong on pizza? Yes.
TOP3 favorite snacks:
Mini mozzarella cheese
Popcorn - sweet or salty? Sweet.
TOP3 favorite beverages:
Is Pepsi okay? Yes.
TOP3 favorite music bands/artists:
Band/artist that you would want to see perform LIVE: Little Big!
TOP3 favorite songs:
Music genre that you would never listen to: Haha please someone prove me wrong, but I listen to everything and anything.
TOP3 favorite movies/TV shows:
Movie/TV show character that you would want to hang out with: Dom from Inception (the main guy).
TOP3 favorite streamers:
Favorite game to watch on streams: Usually tune in for the streamer's personality, but League of Legends.
TOP3 things to do outside of playing CS:GO:
Watching TV series
The first video game you ever played: Stronghold: Crusader
What games do you play outside of CS:GO: League of Legends, Oldschool Runescape.