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


Name:
Kyle Miller
Date of Birth:
August 21, 1984
Age:
34
United States
United States
World Ranking:
#1723
Country Ranking:
#350

Total Prize Money Earned:
$48,730.00 From 23 Tournaments
Alternate IDs:
Ksharp

Biography

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
2008$700.0011.44%|$0.0000.00%|$700.0011.44%
2007$900.0031.85%|$0.0000.00%|$900.0031.85%
2005$13,616.67527.94%|$0.0000.00%|$13,616.67527.94%
2004$10,733.33422.03%|$0.0000.00%|$10,733.33422.03%
2003$9,800.00320.11%|$0.0000.00%|$9,800.00320.11%
2002$5,600.00311.49%|$0.0000.00%|$5,600.00311.49%
2001$7,240.00314.86%|$0.0000.00%|$7,240.00314.86%
2000$140.0010.29%|$0.0000.00%|$140.0010.29%

Earnings By Age

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
24 Years Old$700.0011.44%|$0.0000.00%|$700.0011.44%
23 Years Old$800.0021.64%|$0.0000.00%|$800.0021.64%
22 Years Old$100.0010.21%|$0.0000.00%|$100.0010.21%
21 Years Old$13,616.67527.94%|$0.0000.00%|$13,616.67527.94%
20 Years Old$10,533.33321.62%|$0.0000.00%|$10,533.33321.62%
19 Years Old$4,400.0039.03%|$0.0000.00%|$4,400.0039.03%
18 Years Old$11,000.00322.57%|$0.0000.00%|$11,000.00322.57%
17 Years Old$5,200.00210.67%|$0.0000.00%|$5,200.00210.67%
16 Years Old$2,380.0034.88%|$0.0000.00%|$2,380.0034.88%

Earnings By Game

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Counter-Strike$27,130.001755.67%|$0.0000.00%|$27,130.001755.67%
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero$10,000.00120.52%|$0.0000.00%|$10,000.00120.52%
Counter-Strike: Source$11,600.00523.80%|$0.0000.00%|$11,600.00523.80%

Earnings By Team

Total ResultsOnline ResultsOffline/LAN Results
Team 3D$29,750.001461.05%|$0.0000.00%|$29,750.001461.05%
Team 3D$10,000.00120.52%|$0.0000.00%|$10,000.00120.52%
<independent>$8,980.00818.43%|$0.0000.00%|$8,980.00818.43%

Highest Prize Money Won

Top Placements

Champion
Runner-up
3rd/Semis
7 Tournaments
5 Tournaments
2 Tournaments


Other Statistics

Overall Ranking

At present, Ksharp is ranked #1723 in highest overall earnings, and #350 in highest earnings for players from United States.


Prize Money Earned Under 18 Years of Age

Before Ksharp turned 18 years old, he earned $7,580.00 in cash prizes from 5 tournaments. 15.56% of his total prize money was earned before August 21, 2002.


Largest Prize from a Single Tournament

The most money that Ksharp has won from a single tournament was $10,000.00 from WCG 2005 (CS:Source) on November 20, 2005. His 1st place finish makes up 20.52% of his total prize money won.



References


1.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyle_Miller
Kyle Miller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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2.http://professionalgaminglife.com/pro-gamers/kyle-ksharp-miller
Kyle "ksharp" Miller | Professional Gaming Life (Redirected to http://professionalgaminglife.com/pro-gamers/kyle-ksharp-miller/)
Last Checked 2014-10-10 2:00:26 PM
3.http://www.gotfrag.com/css/story/36705/
gotfrag.com
Last Checked 2014-10-10 2:00:15 PM