Player Spotlight: ELVISG

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 a player from SACRAMENTO:




Name, Surname: Elvis Gabrans

Age: 23 years old

Date of Birth: 14th of November, 1996

Nationality: Latvian

First nickname: flash

How did you come up with your current nickname: ELVISG - my name is Elvis and I am gangsta



CS:GO hours recorded: ~6500 hours

Playing CS franchise games for: ~10 years

Playing in BESL Pro for: 5 seasons

BESL Pro LAN finals reached: 1 time

BESL Pro winner: 0 times

Biggest achievements in CS:GO: 2nd place at BESL Pro Season 1, semi-final at EPICENTER 2018 CIS Open qualifier and 2nd place at GOEXANIMO 2x2 LAN with my bro literjack


Peripherals & In-game Settings

Mouse: Logitech G pro wireless

Mousepad: Steelseries QcK heavy

Keyboard: Logitech G413

Headset: HyperX Cloud II


Resolution: 1920x1080

Crosshair: style “4”, size “1.5”, color white, thickness “0”, gap “-3”, outline “1”

Sensitivity: 3.2

DPI: 400



TOP5 best CS:GO Players in the world:

  1. ZywOo

  2. EliGE

  3. woxic

  4. jks

  5. s1mple


TOP5 best CS:GO Players from Baltic states:


  2. ropz

  3. broky

  4. EspiranTo

  5. fejtZ


Baltic state all-star team: ropz, EspiranTo, broky, YEKINDAR, fejtZ


Favorite map: dust2


Least-favorite map: inferno


Most underrated player: NAF


Most overrated player: aleksib


The best AWP player in the world: ZywOo


The best AWP player in Baltic states: nukkye


The best teammate ever played with: Arvis "Captain" Gabrans, Literjack and devour


Worst teammate ever played with: prelideN


The best LAN event you’ve attended: either BESL season 1 or TTU 2016


Worst LAN event you’ve attended: I’ve only attended 4 LANs and I enjoyed all of them, so none


AK or SG: SG


M4 or AUG: M4


Favorite position to hold: mirage B apps


Hardest bombsite to retake: Dust2 B site


Worst gun in CS:GO: pp-bizon


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: Integrate FACEIT into the game so you don’t have to open the website


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: Pirate station radio


Best song to hype yourself up before an official game: Limp Bizkit - Rollin



TOP3 favorite foods:

  1. Chicken Nuggets

  2. Dumplings

  3. Shashlik


Does pineapple belong on pizza? No


TOP3 favorite snacks:

  1. Doritos

  2. Jaffa Cakes

  3. Kinder Bueno


Popcorn - sweet or salty? Sweet


TOP3 favorite beverages:

  1. Coca-Cola

  2. Sparkling water

  3. Darida


Is Pepsi okay? Yes


TOP3 favorite music bands/artists:

  1. AC/DC

  2. Toto

  3. RAM


Band/artist that you would want to see perform LIVE: AC/DC (River Plate 2009)


TOP3 favorite songs:

  1. Big Pun - Twinz

  2. RAM — Пот

  3. AC/DC - Shoot To Thrill


Music genre that you would never listen to: Folk music


TOP3 favorite movies/TV shows:

  1. Peaky Blinders

  2. Russian series "Кухня"

  3. Movie called "Goal"


Movie/TV show character that you would want to hang out with: Arthur from Peaky Blinders


TOP3 favorite streamers:

  1. Roshtein

  2. devour

  3. STPeach


Favorite game to watch on streams: Book of Dead


TOP3 things to do outside of playing CS:GO:

  1. Gamble

  2. Play CoD

  3. Eat Doritos


The first video game you ever played: Neighbours from Hell


What games do you play outside of CS:GO: Book of Dead, Midas Golden Touch and Call of Duty: MW



BESL Pro Season 5 is a seven-week competition between the sixteen best Baltic state CS:GO teams for their share of the €9,000 prize pool and the right to call themselves the best in Baltic states.


The four best teams from the online part of the competition are going to meet each other in the LAN finals happening on the 15th of February at Kipsala exhibition center in Riga, Latvia at the HyperTown Riga 2020 urban & esports festival. Visit for more info about the festival and tickets.


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Article by: Bruno ‘Gekons’ Gailītis

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