Gamer in Focus - Chinmay "PoKIZNOGOUD" Mehta

Gamer in Focus - Chinmay "PoKIZNOGOUD" Mehta

Manish Rajesh | 18 Oct 2019

Gamer in Focus is a segment that is dedicated to esports players who are toughing it out in the Indian gaming scene right now. We reached out to professional esports players in the country across different games with a few questions.

Chinmay "PoKIZNOGOUD" Mehta

How did you get into gaming?

Since my childhood, I've been playing Counter-Strike 1.6. Against bots of course. Gradually, my love for the game increased, and here I am.

The game you play and why you love it

I play Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. I love the game because of its competitive nature. I'm a very competitve person, both ingame and outside the game.

Any specific team/player you would like to play against?

dev1ce from Astralis, definitely.

Your favorite gaming moment across gaming?

Winning my 1st ever competitive LAN game has to be my favourite moment. It was at an event in Dadar.

What is the most unforgettable match you were part of?

That would be winning a map against Vici Gaming at the ESL Pro League in 2018.

Favorite eSports personality

dev1ce is my favourite player, I love his skills with the AWP.

Is eSports your primary profession?


Age - 23

Your thoughts on the eSports scene in India right now

The Indian scene has been developing alot lately. It's very exciting! With the addition of foreign players to many local teams, the scene is becoming more and more competitive and its growing fast.

Your current rig

Zowie EC2B mouse, HyperX Cloud 2 headset, Benq2546 monitor, Intel Core i7 8700, 16GB RAM,  Asus ROG Strix motherboard, Nvidia GTX 1070.

Disclaimer: Team affiliation is accurate as per date of publishing.


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