Gamer in Focus - Jayanth "skillZ" Ramesh - Entity Gaming

Gamer in Focus - Jayanth "skillZ" Ramesh - Entity Gaming

Manish Rajesh | 09 Dec 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.

Jayanth "skillZ" Ramesh

How did you get into gaming?

In 2011, when my dad was very sick, I felt immense sadness. Playing video games took that sadness away. I also felt lost in studies and other work. When i learnt that you can play tournaments and win money, I decided to make gaming my career.

The game you play and why you love it

I play CS:GO, and I love it because I'm good at it, not to forget that the intricate strategies make me love it.

A little on the team you play for

I play for Entity Gaming. My teammates have immense game knowledge and I love learning and improving my game sense and experience with them.

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

I would love to play against dupreeh.

Favorite gaming moment across gaming?

My favourite gaming moment was when I qualified for Zowie eXTREMESLAND Asia 2019 because it was the first time I won a major LAN in India.

What is the most unforgettable game or match you were part of?

My most unforgettable game was against Invictus Gaming when we were down 4-12 and I clutched a 1v3 Deagle round which then paved the way to victory where we won 16-12.

Favorite eSports personality?

My favourite esports personality is Niko.

Is eSports your primary profession?


Age - 23

Your thoughts on the eSports scene in India right now

I think that the esports scene still needs to grow because Indian teams need the opportunity to play against Tier 1 either through us going there or through Tier 1  tournaments happening in India.

Your current rig

Intel Core i7 8700 processor, Asus ROG STRIX motherboard, 16GB DDR4 Hyperx Fury RAM, Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics card, Benq 2546 (240hz) monitor, Hyperx Cloud Alpha gaming headset, HyperX Alloy Elite Cherry MX Red keyboard, Zowie Ec2-A mouse

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

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