Vito ‘kNg’ Giuseppe is a 23-year-old talented cyber athlete, training and competing in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. He takes on the responsibility of the sniper role and when the need arises he could step in as the rifler, supporting his teammates in 100 Thieves.
Gaming aside, Vito likes to keep himself fit, working out in the gym, refreshing his mind and help him think more clearly of new Counter-Strike strategies. He also likes to travel to different countries especially when participating in esports events, taking the opportunity to do some sightseeing or spend time at the beach to break away from gaming all day.
Where it all began:
Vito has a strong background in Counter-Strike 1.6, known for his consistent awping skills. He began his competitive career in 2010 playing profesionally CS 1.6, competing for SemXoran and then moved on with GamerHouse.
Like many gamers at the time, Vito made the smooth transition into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in 2013, playing for playArt. Slowly he made a name for himself playing with top teams like g3nerationX, Orbit Esport, Red Reserve and Immortals, learning and improving on his mistakes to become a better player.
100 Thieves is an American esports company that has been established in November 2017, founded by former Optic COD player, Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag and the NBA squad, Cleveland Cavaliers. The gaming association supports a team in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and another in League of Legends.
100 Thieves created their CS: GO team in December 2017. They signed on professional players, HEN1, LUCAS1, fnx, bit as the team’s captain, bit and KNg, who together will take their gaming levels to new heights, surprising and entertaining esports fans around the world.
The latest esports tournaments that kNg participated playing fro Immortals include ESL Pro League Season 6 – North America, EPICENTER 2017, DreamHack Montreal 2017, DreamHack Masters Malmo, Eleague CS: GO Premier 2017 Americas Qualifiers, PGL Major Krakow, ESL One Cologne and DH Summer 2017 among many other esports competitions.
Giuseppe gained his CS competitive experience playing against some of the top teams such as Team Liquid, Cloud 9, Hellraisers, Fnatic, Penta Sports and Epsilon Esports.
The greatest win so far for Vito was playing for Immortals at the PGL Major Krakow 2017. The CS squad managed to advance to the finals, unfortunately losing to Gambit Gaming with a score of 1-2. IMT finished in second place winning a reward of $150K.
The second accomplishment for kNg and his team Immortals was at ESL Pro League Season 5 Finals. they finished in the the 9 – 10th place in the Premier tournament claiming a cash prize of $35K.
Another gaming achievement by Kng and Immortals was DreamHack Montreal 2017. The CS unit advanced to the finals where they played their best but lost to top team North with a score 0-2. IMT finsihed in second place at the major esports tournament claiming a prize of $20K.