Per Anders ‘Pajkatt’ Olsson Lille is a 22-year-old Dota 2 pro gamer, hailing from Stockholm, Sweden. Anders’ gaming experience and leading skills have helped him take on the carry position for Optic Gaming. He likes to show off his gaming talents with his favourite heroes Troll, Sniper and Queen of Pain.
Aside from gaming, Per Anders likes to spend his free time with his girlfriend. He also likes to travel with his teammates to different countries attending esports tournaments while also sightseeing or perhaps by the beach, swimming and building monuments to remember their vacations.
Where it all began:
In 2007, Pajkatt began playing DotA with his brother and his friends since the game was team based. It was around the first year of his gaming career, Anders came up with his alias after watching a movie, featuring an egg singing about pie and adding on an animal, cat, at the end. The Swedish version of ‘piecat’ translates to Pajkatt and has stuck with the nickname since then.
Having practiced for two years Olsson was ready to take his gaming passion to the next level, professionally. In 2009, Pajkatt joined his very first pro team Xeo Divine and joined several other squads until 2011. Like other pro players, Lille made the transition to play Dota 2 competing for the Online Kingdom in time for The International 2011.
Optic Gaming is an American esports organization that was established in 2006 by KR3W who wanted to create a Call of Duty team. The gaming company is worldly known for their presence in Call of Duty, Halo, and Gears of War. The association also supports Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and League of Legends.
Optic created their dota squad in September 2017, acquiring The Dire squad. The dota 2 lineup currently consists of ppd as the in-game leader, CC&C, Zai, 33 and Pajkatt, together they will step up their dota game to achieve more esports success.
The most recent esports tournaments that Pajkatt and his team Optic Gaming have taken part in include the qualifiers of the Dota 2 Asia Championships, ESL One Katowice 2018, The Bucharest Major. Some of the premier matches that Pajkatt participated include Dota Summit 8, ROG Masters 2017, Dota Summit 7, DreamLeague Season 7 EU Division and the EPICENTER 2017 among other competitions.
One of Pajkatt’s personal accomplishments was when he coached an esports team, Digital Chaos. They won second place at The International Dota 2 event, taking home a staggering prize of $3.4 million.
The highest prize won by Pajkatt was while competing for 4 Clover & Lepricon at the Game Show Global Esports Cup Season 1. They played against Team Empire to whom they lost with the score 1:3, taking home a surprising $65K.
Pajkatt’s second achievement was while competing for Optic Gaming at the ROG Masters 2017. Taking the second place at the major tournament, Optic lost to Team Empire with a score of 2-3, claiming a great cash prize of $58K.