electronic - biography, career and interesting facts
The young star player
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Denis "electronic" Sharipov is a Russian CS:GO player and was born on 02.10.1998. Despite his rather young age, he is no longer a newcomer to the Counter-Strike scene. For three years already, Denis has been in the top-6 of the HLTV rankings, which is an incredible statistic for a still young player.
His social media is used by electronic very rarely. While updates about his private life come now and then on his Instagram account, he is practically completely inactive on Twitter. Denis also doesn't use his Twitch channel with around 50,000 followers. Despite his young age, electronic is already firmly engaged and dating Daria Alexandrovna. Furthermore, on 28.02.2019 his daughter was born.
electronic - Career
Denis started his career in 2015 and with the Russian organization ACES, but soon switched to Team Evolution. The next year he already played in seven teams, before moving to FlipSid3 in mid-2016. At that time, the former captain of the CIS organization, B1ad3 discovered the young star and invited him to test matches. A short time later, Denis was signed.
Andrii "B1ad3" Gorodenskyi was to play another important role for electronic a little later. After about a year at FlipSid3, he was signed by CIS giant NAVI as a replacement for seized. Since the end of 2017, Denis now plays for one of the best teams in the history of the game.
electronic - Achievements
Electronic participated in his first S-Tier event in 2016. At that time he played together with FlipSid3 Gaming at the ESL Pro League Season 4. A few years later, he also participated in his first Major at the ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017, which he finished in 15th-16th place. In total, Denis has already played in six Major events and even reached the final at the FACEIT Major in London.
The biggest achievements of his career in terms of prize money were victories at StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 7 and IEM XIV Katowice 2020, while his first tournament successes were at CS:GO Asia Championship 2018 and StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 5.
Aside from numerous other tournament successes, he was named MVP of the tournament at Ice Challenge 2020 and, as mentioned above, has already been three years in the top-6 of the HLTV rankings, which is incredible given his age and role on the team.