Gustavo ‘SHOOWTiME’ Gonçalves is a 20-year-old cyber athlete playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to compete for Luminosity Gaming. He takes on the position of a lurker that silently walks around, setting up fake attacks and throwing off the opposing team, leaving them uncertain as to what could happen next.
Where it all began:
Gustavo always liked the idea of spending a few hours playing games, striving to be better. He started training in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in 2014 with the team, Inflames. He has developed his abilities to lurk and shoot with accuracy with several other teams he played with such as RampageKillers, Nao Tem Como, Games Academy, Tempo Storm and Immortals.
Luminosity Gaming is a North American esports company that was founded in February 2015 by Steve ‘Buyaka’ Maida. Due to the company’s success Luminosity support teams in Smite, LOL, Overwatch, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and CS:GO.
Luminosity Gaming CS:GO latest acquirement was the Brazilian team WinOut in July 2016. The players bit and nak left the LG squad and were replaced by SHOOWTiME and shz on the 11th September. Apart from Gustavo, the current Luminosity lineup includes PKL as captain, destinyy, yeL and shz.
The most recent tournament that SHOOWTiME and his current team Luminosity have participated include DreamHack Summer 2017 – NA qualifiers, Subaru Invitational 2017, ESL Pro League Season 5 among many others.
Since Gonçalves joined Luminosity in September 2016, LG have played against top CS:GO teams like CLG, Selfless Gaming, EUnited, Team Liquid, Misfits and Cloud 9.
The greatest win for SHOOWTiME was while he was playing for Tempo Storm competing at the CEVO Gfinity Pro-League Season 9. They beat SK Gaming in the premier match with a record of 3:1 scooping their first prize of $55K.
The second accomplishment for Gonçalves was with immortals at the Dreamhack Summer 2016. The CS:GO squad won the match against Ninjas in Pyjamas with the score of 2:0, taking home their rightful reward of $50K.