Gamer in Focus - Jay "Fox" Shah - Team Brutality

Gamer in Focus - Jay "Fox" Shah - Team Brutality

Manish Rajesh | 15 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.

Jay “fox” Shah

Short brief/intro: How did you get into gaming?

I was in the 5th grade when I first entered a gaming cafe. It was love at first sight, competitive gaming was my calling.

The game you play and why you love it

I play Counter-Strike Global Offensive because it is a very competitive game. Also, I've been playing Counter-Strike since the 5th grade. Watching international teams play at the big stage motivates me to play tournaments in india at the big stage.

A little on the team you play for

I play for Team Brutality which is one of the most beloved teams in India.

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

I would like to play against FalleN from MiBR.

Favorite gaming moment across gaming

When I won the Supernova Championship with Brutality.

Most unforgettable game/match you were part of

I was playing in team D5 and lost to Brutality at the IESC.

Favorite eSports personality

Niko from team Faze.

Is eSports your primary profession?


Age - 25

Your thoughts on the eSports scene in India right now

As a player, there is very little exposure to play international events. As an organiser, the market is huge. India has huge untapped potential in the esports scene.

Your current rig

Intel i7 7700K, Zotac GTX 1070, Corsair Void wireless headset, and Corsair K70 RGB keyboard, mousepad - Brutality RAGE gaming mousepad.

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

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