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Introducing PBIC 2017 Teams #5 – ForTheWin (Europe) 29 Sep, 2017

Team no. 5 in our series of PBIC 2017 introductions!

 

This time we present you team ForTheWin from Europe. With new line-up, reinforced by two players from Romania, the team is currently preparing for their battles in PBIC.

 

ForTheWin has been representing European Union region in Point Blank international competitions since 2016, and they are already well known in global community. This time we are expecting to see them in new shape with the changed line-up’s first performance in PBIC 2017.

  

Here is team ForTheWin! 

 

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Team Profile

 

1. Team Name : For The Win

2. Region : Europe

3. PB Global e-Sports History :

- PBIC 2016 Participants

- PBWC 2017 Participants



Team Interview

 

Q : Can you please briefly introduce your team?

A : Hi we are "For The Win" eSports Club, this is our third time participating in a world championship. This year we have a better team and we expect to win the PBIC 2017

 

Q : How did you get to create current team?

A : We already had XaMpp, Lightus and Twist in the previous team for PBWC 2017 and called Gaang and seNs to complete the roster and finally do the ultimate team.

 

Q : What is your team’s strength and distinctive play style?

A : We usually kill with 1 shot and our strategy and team play is amazing

 

 

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Player’s Profile

 

1. Name : Pedro Ricardo Nunes Colares

2. Nickname : FTW*Twistzera

3. Age : 21

4. Position : Entry Fragger (Leader)

5. Main Weapon : AUG A3

6. Favorite Map : Stormtube

7. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 2 tournaments (PBIC 2016, PBWC 2017)

8. Personal SNS : [LINK]

9. Personal streaming Channel : [LINK]



Player’s Grar

 

Keyboard : Razer DeathStalker

Mouse : Steel Series Sensei Pro Grade Fnatic Edition

Headset : Razer Kraken 7.1



Interview

 

Q1 : Can you please introduce yourself?

A : My name is Pedro, im from Lisbon and i play Point Blank since 2012. I went to PBIC 2016 with my European Team For The Win, and recently to PBWC 2017

 

Q2 : Other than your team, name your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams. Tell us about your prediction for the PBIC’17 champion and the toughest team.

A : For The Win will win. Brazil is the toughest team

 

Q3 : Other than playing Point Blank or video games, tell us about your hobby?

A : I work for Ryanair, European airline, i like to play guitar, surf and kick box

 

 

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Player’s Profile

 

1. Name : Antonio Abruzzese

2. Nickname : FTW*XaMpp

3. Age : 21

4. Position : Support & Entry Fragger

5. Main Weapon : AUG A3

6. Favorite Map : DownTown

7. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 2 tournaments (PBIC 2016, PBWC 2017)

8. Personal SNS : [LINK]

9. Personal streaming Channel : [LINK]



Players Gear

 

Keyboard : Asus Strix Tactic Pro PLUG AND PLAY

Mouse : Razer DeathAdder 2013

Headset : Corsair Void Carbon 7.1



Interview

 

Q1 : What is your prediction for your team on the PBIC 2017?

A : We want to show another style of game.

 

Q2 : Other than your team, named your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams. Tell us about your prediction for the PBIC’17 champion and the toughest team.

A : I really like Russia's team and Brazil's team.

 

Q3 : Tell us how you started to play Point Blank in the first place? And the fun factor of Point Blank?.

A : I started playing Point blank ITALY many years ago, 7 to be exact. The fun part? All killed

 

 

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Players Profile

 

1. Name : Abdulrahman Janar

2. Nickname : FTW*Lightus

3. Age : 23

4. Position : Sniper & Support

5. Main Weapon : Cheytac M200 & AUG A3

6. Favorite Map : SandStorm

7. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 2 tournaments (PBIC 2016, PBWC 2017)

8. Personal SNS : [LINK]

9. Personal streaming Channel : [LINK]



Players Gear

 

Keyboard : Razer Black Widow

Mouse : Zowie FK 1 PLUG AND PLAY

Headset : Kotion Each G2000  PLUG AND PLAY



Interview

 

Q1 : Can you please introduce yourself?

A : My name is AbdulRahman 'Lightus'  Janar, From the UK, I have been playing point blank since Open beta for USA. Grateful that the European PB opened so I could show my skill on a competitive level

 

Q2 : What do you want to achieve from upcoming competition (PBIC’17)?

A : My goal is to prove to the PB World that Europe is on the map and that we have a lot of potential

 

Q3 : Other than your team, named your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams. Tell us about your prediction for the PBIC’17 champion and the toughest team.

 

A : Currently it is Brazil, and I think they are a very strong team, as well as Thailand who have lots of experience and have been dominating their scene

 

 

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Players Profile

 

1. Name : Paul-George Iuhasz

2. Nickname : FTW.Gaang

3. Age : 18

4. Position : Support

5. Main Weapon : AUG A3

6. Favorite Map : MidTown

7. PB Global e-Sports History : None



Players Gear

 

Keyboard : Redragon K551 VARA

Mouse : Razer Abyssus 2014

Headset : Razer Kraken 7.1



Interview

 

Q1 : Can you please introduce yourself?

A : My name is Paul, I started playing PB 7 years ago and my objective always was to play in an international tournament

 

Q2 : Other than your team, name your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams. Tell us about your prediction for the PBIC’17 champion and the toughest team.

A : Team Thailand

 

Q3 : What is your prediction for your team on the 2017 PBIC?

A : Win the first game in an international competition.

 

 

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Players Profile

 

1. Name : David Pop

2. Nickname : FTW.seNs

3. Age : 17

4. Position : Support

5. Main Weapon : AUG A3

6. Favorite Map : Stormtube

7. PB Global e-Sports History : None

8. Personal streaming Channel : [LINK]



Players Gear

 

Keyboard : Razer Blackwidow

Mouse : Razer Deathadder Chroma

Headset : Steelseries Arctis 3



Interview

 

Q1 : Can you please introduce yourself?

A : My name is David, I've been playing PB for quite a while and I'm excited to compete at an international level.

 

Q2 : Briefly tell us about the strengths and the distinctive play style of your team.

A : I'd say the skill ceiling of each of us is really high.

 

Q3 : Other than your team, name your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams. Tell us about your prediction for the PBIC’17 champion and the toughest team.

A : Thai team is the best.

 

 

How will ForTheWin team perform with international competition debutants Gaang and seNs? You will be able to see for yourself at this year’s PBIC!

 

Looking forward to see the best from ForTheWin!