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Introducing PBIC 2017 Teams #1 – antiFrag (North America) 14 Sep, 2017

Only 36 days left until PBIC 2017!

 

Among 10 participating regions, antiFrag from North America was the first team to secure their place in PBIC 2017.

 

Starting with antiFrag, we are planning to introduce you to all the teams of PBIC and PBIWC 2017, so make sure not to miss any of them.

 

 

We present you: antiFrag! 

 

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Team Profile

 

1. Team Name : antiFrag

2. Region : North America (U.S.A & Canada)

3. PB Global e-Sports History:

- PBIC 2014 / PBIC 2015 / PBIC 2016 Participants

- PBWC 2017 Participants

 


Team Interview

 


Q : Can you please briefly introduce your team?

A : Hello! We are team antiFrag a group of guys that has been the North American national team for the past 3 years. We always try and have a great and memorable experience at the international events and give the fans a great show. 

 

Q : What does the team mark symbolize? Any specific meanings?

A : We think we've successfully created the best possible logo from the default PB shapes. The sun symbolizes beautiful, hot things, and the blue sunglasses represent the epitome of cool. Both of these represent every member of our lineup perfectly. 

 

Q : How did you get to create current team?

A : We came together back in 2014 when we wanted to create the best PB team in North America. 

 

Q : For ‘PBIC 2017’, how have your team trained for the competition?

A : Currently we are practicing on an individual level due to work and school schedules. Before we had weekly practices. 

 

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

A : Our unpredictable playstyle will be our biggest strength this year at PBIC. As well as our individual ability to turn the game around. 

 

 

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Player’s Profile

 

 

1. Name : Jonathan Michael Gargoshian

2. Nickname : reVo

3. Age : 23

4. Position : SMG (Team Leader)

5. Main Weapon : OA-93

6. Favorite Map : Sand Storm

7. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 4 tournaments (PBIC 2014, PBIC 2015, PBIC 2016, PBWC 2017)

8. Personal streaming Channel : [LINK]

 


Player’s Gear

 

 

Keyboard : SteelSeries 6G v2

Mouse : Zowie EC1-A

Headset : Sennheiser G4ME ZERO

 


Interview

 


Q1 : What is your team’s strength and distinctive play style?

A : We can be a very explosive team when we are in great moods. 

 

Q2 : Do you have your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams? Which team do you think will be the PBIC champion? Which team is the toughest?

A : Russia is my favorite. Thailand I would say is the toughest team 

 

Q3 : Do you have any message to global PB fans and local fans of your country?

A : We appreciate each and everyone of you. Thank you so much for all the years of support.  

 

 

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Player’s Profile

 

 

1. Name : Shane Raymond Skelton

2. Name : ech0es

3. Age : 26

4. Position : Assault

5. Main Weapon : AUG A3

6. Favorite Map : Safe House

7. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 4 tournaments (PBIC 2014, PBIC 2015, PBIC 2016, PBWC 2017)

 


Player’s Gear

 

 

Keyboard : Ducky One

Mouse : SteelSeries Rival

Headset : Shure SE215 Earphones / Siberia v2 for the Mic

 


Interview

 


Q1 : What is your team’s strength and distinctive play style?

A : Our biggest strength will be our unpredictability. We're also very good at having fun! 

 

Q2 : Do you have your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams? Which team do you think will be the PBIC champion? Which team is the toughest?

A : My favorite team has been the Russians, but I think Indonesia has the best shot at knocking Thailand off their throne this year. 

 

Q3 : Do you have any message to global PB fans and local fans of your country?

A : Let's take plenty of photos and drink some beer! I'm also looking forward to seeing my two biggest fans, Daniil "Johnny" Savostin, and Travis "fayteD" Hatton! 

 

 

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Player’s Profile 

  

1. Name : Tony Schelevitz

2. Nickname : TuRbii

3. Age : 25

4. Position : SMG

5. Main Weapon : OA-93

6. Favorite Map : Mid Town

7. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 4 tournaments (PBIC 2014, PBIC 2015, PBIC 2016, PBWC 2017)

8. Personal streaming Channel : [LINK] 

 


Player’s Gear

  

Keyboard : pok3r

Mouse : Zowie EC1-A

Headset : Logitech G633 / Shure SE215 or Sennheiser IE80s

 


Interview


Q1 : What is your team’s strength and distinctive play style?

A : We play well when we are confident and having fun. 

 

Q2 : Do you have your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams? Which team do you think will be the PBIC champion? Which team is the toughest?

A : Russia and Brazil. We're good friends with all of them and always have good times hanging out at international tournaments. 

 

Q3 : Do you have any message to global PB fans and local fans of your country?

A : We love the fans, especially the Indonesian fans. They are very supportive of us and we love talking to them. Don't forget your sunglasses! 

 

 

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Player’s Profile

 

1. Name : Travis James Hatton

2. Nickname :  fayteD

3. Age : 24

4. Position : SMG

5. Main Weapon : OA-93

6. Favorite Mao : Safe House

7. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 4 tournaments (PBIC 2014, PBIC 2015, PBIC 2016, PBWC 2017)

 


Player’s Gear

 

Keyboard : SteelSeries 6G v2

Mouse : SteelSeries Sensei Raw

Headset : HyperX Cloud II

 


Interview


Q1 : What is your team’s strength and distinctive play style?

A : Our strength is that we can individually pull out some great plays. We have a distinct style of "Run around like a chicken with it is head cut off". 

 

Q2 : Do you have your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams? Which team do you think will be the PBIC champion? Which team is the toughest?

A : Russians are always fun. Thailand is my prediction to win again. 

 

Q3 : Do you have any message to global PB fans and local fans of your country?

A : You guys are great, thank you. 

 

 

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Player’s Profile

 

1. Name : Brandon Lee Sprague

2. Nickname : SidetracK

3. Age : 23

4. Position : Sniper

5. Main Weapon : CheyTac M200

6. Favorite Map : Mid Town

6. PB Global e-Sports History : Participant in 3 tournaments (PBIC 2014, PBIC 2015, PBIC 2016)

 


Player’s Gear

 

Keyboard : Corsair Vengeance Compact Keyboard

Mouse : Zowie FK2

Headset : Astro A40's

 


Interview


Q1 : What is your team’s strength and distinctive play style?

A : Our strength and our weakness at the same time is that we're an emotional team.  We play well when we're in a good mood and having fun, but it goes both ways. 

 

Q2 : Do you have your favorite team (or nation) among the participating teams? Which team do you think will be the PBIC champion? Which team is the toughest?

A : Russia is one of the teams we love hanging out with the most, as well as one of the strongest teams at PBIC usually. So I would have to give it to them to win PBIC this time around. 

 

Q3 : Do you have any message to global PB fans and local fans of your country?

A : Just want to say thanks to our fans that have stuck with us for so long, and that we will be trying our best. 

 

 

And that is all about North America’s antiFrag.

We wish them all the best in PBIC 2017 and we will be back soon with another team introduction!

 

Thank you.