Olof ‘Olofmeister’ Kajbjer Gustafsson is a 25-year-old professional cyber athlete hailing from Tyreso, Sweden. He forms part of the Faze Clan CS:GO roster with the ability to play the roles of rifler and awper.
He made a name for himself in Counter-Strike with LGB eSports and then signed with Fnatic. Olof is famous for his illegal boost skills at the DreamHack Winter 2014 on the overpass map against Team LDLC.com.
Where it all began:
When Olof was four, he started playing football which instilled competition and team work. Gustaffsson remained active in sports until he was fifteen when he sustained a knee injury, preventing him from pursuing a football career.
He turned his competitive spirit towards the video game, Counter-strike 1.6 which led him to take gaming more seriously becoming a top professional esports player.
Faze Clan is an American esports company, famous for its Call of Duty achievements. The club was established in 2010 by players, FaZe ClipZ, Faze Resistance and Faze Housecat. The esports organization supports teams that compete in Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Overwatch.
After placing in the top ranks at IEM Sydney, ECS S3 Finals and ESL One Cologne 2017, faze have had a disappointing result at the most recent PGL Major Krakow 2017. This has led to Faze CS roster changes to add Guardian from Navi and Olofmeister to help lead their team to CS: GO victory.
Olof’s very first minor CS:GO competition, The ClanBase NationsCup XIV was in 2011 with the National Team Sweden losing to Team France to finish in second place.
Through his professional career so far, Olofmeister has taken part in prestigious tournaments such as StarLadder iLeague StarSeries Season 3, IEM Masters XI World Championship, DreamHack Masters and ELeague.
According to HLTV.org, Gustafsson was voted the best player 2015 for his performance at ESL One Katowice 2015. Famous for his insane kills with Tec-9 pistol, Olofmeister and his Fnatic team beat Ninjas in Pyjamas, taking the championship title to claim their reward of $100K.
His most recent success as of 2017 was the ELEAGUE Major 2017, where Fnatic finished third losing to the champions Astralis earning them the highest prize of $70K for the year so far.