Caio ‘zqk’ Fonseca is a 25-year-old pro gamer that hails from Sao Paulo in Brazil. He trains in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for his squad, Immortals. He takes on the responsibility of an awper with the ability to be a shot caller if the need arises within his unit.
Fonseca’s professionalism and spirited hunger to win esports matches was noticed by Immortals and he makes a fantastic addition to the present CS: GO roster. He brings fresh new ideas to the team in terms of CS strategies and playstyle that he acquired along his professional career so far, having played with other esports units.
Where it all began:
Caio always loved to play video games ever since he was young. He would play with his friends Counter-Strike Source, realizing that he was getting better at the game, he decided it was time to take gaming more seriously.
He started his pro career in CS Source back in 2008 competing with CNB Esports Club, building up a reputation in the gaming world. In 2012, like many other pro players, Fonseca made the switch to CS: GO while playing for ProGaming.TD. He developed his game plays over the years, learning new abilities with other esports units such as KaBuM.TD, Keyd Stars, Pain Gaming, Ghost Gaming and Merciless Gaming.
Immortals is an American esports company that was created in October 2015, mostly famous for their League of Legends squad. Through IMT LOL successes, they launched more teams that specialise in CS: GO, Overwatch, Smash and VainGlory.
Immortals acquired the former Tempo Storm CS: GO players to launch their new team in June 2016. IMT have raked up a sum of $267,500 in total earnings from the esports tournaments they have participated. Apart from zqk, the current IMT roster consists of steel, horvy, shz and destinyy, to become the pride of Brazilian fans and take home championship trophies, earning prizes too.
Competition Participation and Winnings:
The most recent CS: GO tournaments that zqk and Immortals have participated include ESL Pro League Season 6 – North America, WESG 2017 Brazil qualifiers and the Americas Minor Championship 2018 – Boston.
Zqk earned his highest winnings while competing for Keyd Stars, participating at the ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 - North America. The CS squad finished in second place beating Luminosity Gaming and CLG, to scoop their reward of $16K.
Zqk and his current squad, Immortals have attended the ESL Pro League Season 6 – North America. The CS unit managed to finish the premier esports tournament in 12th place, taking home a reward of $11K.