Jarowslaw Jarzbkowski, most famously known as „pasha“ and „pashaBiceps “is a professional e-Sports player most commonly and famously known for his Counter Strike: Global Offensive endeavors and his previous Counter Strike achievements. He is currently competing for the professional e-Sports team Virtus.pro
Pasha started his professional career in 2009. He qualified for the 2009 European National Championship in Poland. There he achieved outstanding results, and in that point professional e-Sports teams started to find him interesting.
Jarowslaw „pasha“Jarzbkowski was born and raised in a small city of Nasielsk in Poland. He was born on April 11th of the year 1988. He says that his love and need for gaming quickly arisen. Seems like Nasielsk residents had little to no activities other than playing football all day long.
That was not very appealing to pasha. So, he decided that in between matches while resting he will use the time to play video games. Since that point onward he started playing video games. He was playing on a daily basis for the duration of 10 years. It represents an absolute love, devotion and job for pasha.
Early Days & First Pro Matches
Little to no information is available on pasha before the year 2009. We do not have any kind insight on his activities prior to his larger achievements and endeavors.
As mentioned earlier, his team were single-handedly able to achieve very good results. They caught the attention of sponsors, professional e-Sports teams and managers a-like. At that time his first professional signing offers started to appear.
In the year 2010, professional e-Sports team- Frag eXecutorse invited Pasha to join them. This is a Polish team founded in 1997. They were the first to recognize pasha as a very talented, gifted, functional and decent team member.
This signing was very important . It actually represented the first ever professional e-Sports signing in Polish history. Before that time, Poland steadily started to adapt and gain their spot in the professional e-Sports and gaming industry. This happened due to many tech and game-development that people found.
People spotted an overall increase in the overall interest for gaming development, e-Sports, gaming tournaments etc. It goes without saying that it played a major factor in the overall Pasha’s career. It also played a great factor in the development of the soon to be professional e-Sports player Jarowslaw „Pasha“Jarzbkowski.
The second professional e-Sports team in which pasha managed to become an integral part is Virtus.pro. This is the Russian professional e-Sports team which he is a part of until the present day. Virtus.pro is a huge e-Sports team that had over 50 players presenting them internationally.
They are most famous in games such as Counter Strike 1.6 and Dota 2. It goes without saying that pasha could not find a better team. This is the team in which he can execute his special CS skills, as the team specializes mostly in CS. He represented a huge addition to the roster and has stayed in the team for an incredible amount of time.
There are no speculations on whether he will be leaving the team. Therefore, there are also no speculations on whether he will joining a new one any time soon.
In between Frag eXecutors and Virtus.pro, pasha actually spent a very short period of time in ESC Gaming. This is a professional German e-Sports team where pasha turned from Counter Strike 1.6 to Counter Strike: Global Offensive.
ESC gaming is an integral part of the Electronics Sports Center in Germany, where many professional e-Sports gamers are trained to become even better and to meet the ever changing and rising e-Sports tournament and competition rules, guidelines and standards.
Most Notable Results
After assembling his first Counter Strike team before 2009, gamers considered Pasha as a semi-professional to amateur gamer. He then decided to assemble a team of what he thought were good Counter Strike players. They started competing in minor festivals and other events of a similar nature and done on a local level.
This being said, he is one of the most rewarded and most accomplished Counter Strike players. Pasha is also one of the most rewarded Counter Strike: Global Offensive players of all time. It is impossible to mention every single victory and loss, as he had many of both. The win side remarkably still remains to be larger and more frequent.
The most notable achievements associated with Pasha happened just recently, in fact.
Achievements with Frag eXecutors
The most notable achievement associated with pasha and the Frag eXecutors happened in 2010 on the WEG e-Stars 2010. This was King of the Game competition where they claimed first place. They have attended the same competition with pasha in their roster in 2011. They yet again managed to achieve first place.
While being in the Frag eXecutors they have managed to gain first place on two other competitions in 2011. These competitions are the Copenhagen Games and the WCG Samsung European Championship.
Achievements with Virtus.pro
The most notable achievements pasha had with Virtus.pro started happening in 2014. He won first place at the EMS One Katowice. The same year they have managed to gain first place on the FACEIT Spring League and Gfinity G3 LAN tournaments.
In 2015 the most notable achievements were definitely the 1st places that he won on the ESEA Season 18 LAN. Great achievement is also the ESL ESEA Pro League Dubai Invitational 2015
In 2016 the most notable achievements of 2016 are winning first place Eleauge season 1. The second place on the ELS One New York is also a notable achievement.
The year 2017 is also quite successful so far. Pasha is marking second place on the Eleague Major: Atlanta and the third place on the WESG 2017.
Facts & Trivia
Gamers consider Pasha to be a very controversial figure when it comes to sports and e-Sports in general. Pasha was participating in football matches and minor tournaments and is a fan of a lot of different sports. He did not go in pursuit for a professional football career however.
Pasha is quite the opposite of your average professional e-Sports gamer. He actually thinks that the level of physical activity influences one’s performance in the competitive gaming industry.
Pasha states that „he could not of imagined sitting and playing for so long if the person doing that does not incorporate at least some kind of physical activity “.
Most probably that is where his other nickname – „pashaBiceps“comes from. His appearance also looks different than the appearance of your average professional e-Sports gamer. He has a seemingly very well trained physique accompanied with huge biceps that, over time, became his trademark.
People also asked Pasha what superpower he would use if he could pick only one. His answer was no surprise whatsoever. Pasha said that he would choose the superpower that allowed him to know the future 3 seconds in advance. This way he can know the next move of his opponent.
Pasha has made over $ 500, 000 in prize money alone from 130 separate tournaments and competitions
The most massive amount he has ever won at once is $ 80 000. He won this on the ELEAGUE Season 1. This is actually pretty inspiring and marks one of his most important and famous performances up to date.
He is fully living, working and gaming in the e-Sports community. He is pretty much successfully while his future looks more than bright. Pasha is currently a full time „employee “and team member of Virtus.pro.