lurppis

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Player Information
Name:
Tomi Kovanen
Birth:
January 16, 1988 (1988-01-16) (age 29)
Country:
Status:
Years Active (Player):
2002–2012[1]
Role(s):
Approx. Total Winnings:
$47,334
Alternate IDs:
sipprul, LuRppIS
Links
History
Counter-Strike 1.6:
2004-07-?? – 2005-10-09
2005-10-09 – 2006-07-??
2006-07-12 – 2006-11-29
2006-11-29 – 2007-08-21
2007-08-21 – 2008-05-27
2008-07-29 – 2008-10-11
2008-11-26 – 2009-02-27
2009-02-27 – 2009-04-08
2009-04-20 – 2010-12-23
2011-01-24 – 2011-??-??
2011-07-11 – 2011-08-04
2011-08-04 – 2012-05-15

Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen is a Finnish former professional Counter-Strike 1.6 player, who was previously the in-game leader of teams such as wings/Serious Gaming, hoorai/69°N-28°E/ROCCAT, Evil Geniuses and WinFakt. During his career, lurppis won more than $280,000 in prize money as a team, ranked 45th all-time in prize money won.[2] Currently, he is an occasional caster and analyst, as well as a freelance writer. In the past he has been a co-host on [POD]Cast, and a Co-Editor-in-Chief at HLTV.org. He is also the older brother of naSu.


Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Team Result Prize
2011-10-16 A22nd A1Premier IEM VI Global Challenge New York 0 : 2 $8,000
2010-09-08 A11st A2Major Beat it! 2010 Grand Finals 2 : 1 $15,000
2010-07-15 A11st A2Major ESEA Invite Finals Season 6 2 : 1 $6,250
2009-12-13 A11st A1Premier IEM IV American Championship Finals 2 : 0 $15,000
2008-02-23 A22nd A1Premier NGL-One Season IV 1 : 2 $10,000
2007-06-24 A11st A1Premier WSVG Louisville 2007 1 : 1 $13,500
2007-04-01 A11st A1Premier NGL-One Season II 2 : 1 $20,000
2006-10-22 A33rd A1Premier World Cyber Games 2006 2 : 1 $15,000
2006-10-10 A22nd A1Premier WSVG 2006: London 3 - 16 $7,500
2005-06-19 A11st A1Premier DreamHack Summer 2005 2 : 0 $3,500
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Trivia[edit]

  • Considers his wings team's 16-11 victory over Team 3D at his international debut at 2005 CPL Spain as one of the most memorable matches of his career.[3]
  • His nickname is derived from the Finnish word "lurppakorva", which he explained as a word that "[describes] dogs with floppy ears".[4]
  • Has been a fan of the original Kinzu mouse from SteelSeries since 2009, even in spite of its acceleration and angle snapping issues.[5]
  • Named Kuppi, toNppa, goodfornothing and BASiC his favorite teammates from over his career.[6]

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