Kyle "Ksharp" Miller - Counter-Strike: Source Player

Kyle Miller
Date of Birth:
August 21, 1984
United States
United States
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Total Prize Money Earned:
$49,730.00 From 24 Tournaments
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Kyle "Ksharp" Miller is an American Counter-Strike 1.6 and Counter-Strike: Source player. He is known for his success on Team 3D, which allowed him to defer attending college while earning a living as a professional gamer.

Ksharp was one of the first Counter-strike players to use the "quickswitch" technique. In this technique, the sniper switches to another item such as his pistol or grenades and then back to his sniper rifle. This allowed a sniper to defend himself more capably with a secondary weapon, rather than watch the reload animation of the rifle. It is a common misconception that quickswitching allowed for a player to increase the rate of fire of a sniper rifle, however, this claim has since been disproved through side-by-side video comparison. However, as of Counter-Strike 1.6 this technique no longer works as Valve added a new delay when switching weapons to the AWP. After switching to it, the player has to wait a specific amount of time before they are able to shoot.

In addition to the "quickswitch" technique, Ksharp and other professional Counter-Strike snipers have all used the "quickscope" technique. The quickscope technique is one that a sniper clicks the scope button and almost instantly hits the fire button. The bullet that is fired is a 100% accurate "no scope". The reason this works is because the +attack2 button (scope function) tells the server that the sniper is scoped already even though the scope has not yet appeared on the screen. This technique is very difficult to master because the sniper has to visualize where the crosshair is at all times as it does not appear on any sniper rifle in the game. However, in versions Beta 7.1 and older, the unscoped sniper rifles did have a crosshair, and the quickscope technique was much easier to use. In Version 1.3, however, the crosshair is removed.

Earnings By Year

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
24 Years Old$700.0011.41%|$0.0000.00%|$700.0011.41%
23 Years Old$800.0021.61%|$0.0000.00%|$800.0021.61%
22 Years Old$100.0010.20%|$0.0000.00%|$100.0010.20%
21 Years Old$14,616.67629.39%|$0.0000.00%|$14,616.67629.39%
20 Years Old$10,533.33321.18%|$0.0000.00%|$10,533.33321.18%
19 Years Old$4,400.0038.85%|$0.0000.00%|$4,400.0038.85%
18 Years Old$11,000.00322.12%|$0.0000.00%|$11,000.00322.12%
17 Years Old$5,200.00210.46%|$0.0000.00%|$5,200.00210.46%
16 Years Old$2,380.0034.79%|$0.0000.00%|$2,380.0034.79%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero$10,000.00120.11%|$0.0000.00%|$10,000.00120.11%
Counter-Strike: Source$11,600.00523.33%|$0.0000.00%|$11,600.00523.33%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Team 3D$30,750.001561.83%|$0.0000.00%|$30,750.001561.83%
Team 3D$11,600.00523.33%|$0.0000.00%|$11,600.00523.33%

Highest Prize Money Won

1.2004-10-101stTeam-based Tournament » WCG 2004 (CS:Condition Zero)$10,000.00Counter-Strike: Condition Zero
2.2005-11-201stTeam-based Tournament » WCG 2005 (CS:Source)$10,000.00Counter-Strike: Source
3.2003-08-033rdTeam-based Tournament » CPL Summer 2003 (Counter-Strike)$5,600.00Counter-Strike
4.2002-12-221stTeam-based Tournament » CPL Winter 2002 (Counter-Strike)$5,000.00Counter-Strike
5.2001-12-092ndTeam-based Tournament » CPL World Championship 2001 (Counter-Strike)$5,000.00Counter-Strike
6.2003-10-182ndTeam-based Tournament » WCG 2003 (Counter-Strike)$4,000.00Counter-Strike
7.2001-04-151stTeam-based Tournament » CPL Tournament (Counter-Strike)$2,000.00Counter-Strike
8.2005-10-161stTeam-based Tournament » DigitalLife 2005 (CS)$1,666.67Counter-Strike
9.2005-12-142ndTeam-based Tournament CAL Razer Extreme 2005$1,000.00Counter-Strike
10.2005-09-161stTeam-based Tournament » WCG USA Finals 2005 (Counter-Strike)$1,000.00Counter-Strike

Top Placements

8 Tournaments
5 Tournaments
2 Tournaments

Other Statistics

Prize Money Earned Under 18 Years of Age

Ksharp had won $7,580.00 in cash prizes from 5 tournaments before he turn 18 years old. 15.24% of his total prize money was earned before August 21, 2002.

Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

The largest cash prize that Ksharp has been awarded from a single tournament was $10,000.00 from WCG 2005 (CS:Source) on November 20, 2005. His 1st place finish makes up 20.11% of his total prize money won.


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