Berlin, May 13th 2020 – Recognizing a career of excellence, we are proud to share that Fatih “gob b” Dayik has been selected as the “Player of the Year” during the “Deutsche Computerspielpreis (DCP)” award ceremony.
Active since 2009, the German Computer Game Awards (DCP) is considered as the most important award for the national gaming industry. Recognizing the best from fifteen different categories, the panel has selected Fatih “gob b” Dayik as the Player of the Year.
Contributing nearly twenty years of his life to Counter-Strike, there’s no introduction needed for the impact gob b had on the German scene. Considered as one of the brightest minds of the game, he has taken us to unprecedented heights such as the grand final of ESL One Cologne 2018. His achievements also date back to Counter-Strike 1.6, winning multiple Intel Extreme Masters titles in Cologne, Dubai, and Hannover against some of the world’s best, and winning the German Championship twelve different times.
His career of achievement and dedication to building the scene will have an influence on the coming generations of players.
Statement Daniel Finkler, CEO
Without any doubt, gob b shaped the German esports scene more than any other player within the last 15 years. He is one of the greatest personalities in esports and an outstanding tactical mastermind. Behind the name is a fantastic person and a true leader. gob b is a role model for all generations, and I feel thankful that his hard work and tremendous efforts get honored with this very prestigious award.