frozen: "It was always my dream to play the Major and have my own stickers"

In an interview with David "frozen" Čerňanský following mousesports's victory over North, we heard the youngster's impressions of surviving the Minor group stage and advancing to the Main Qualifier for the Major.

mousesports had a rough start to the event, losing the opener to NoChance before edging past Sprout and NoChance in tight BO3 series to get to the playoffs

There is still a lot of work in front of mouz, frozen says

Following the game against North, which secured mousesports a place at the Main Qualifier of the StarLadder Major, we spoke to frozen about the rough early games, making it through, and the team's potential.

I'll start with the group stage games, the two BO3s you had against Sprout and NoChance. Tell me about your perception of how it went because obviously there was a lot of pressure on mousesports to make it through, but on the other hand it is your first time in those situations.

Of course, there has been a lot of pressure because imagine mousesports losing to those teams, they are not top tier 1 teams, I would say. I think we shouldn't lose to these teams and we were four rounds away from getting eliminated. But of course, they played really well, they surprised us and credit to them, they played super-well. Also, NoChance is an upcoming team, I think they are going to do really well in the future. Yeah, what can I say, it was 12-3, four rounds away from elimination but I think woxic kept our mood up and we kept believing we can still win it. We did a 13-0 comeback and as you see, in the playoffs we are a completely different team. I'm just super-happy we qualified and it is over.

Was it hard for you in those moments, playing the game while facing elimination?

To be honest, even though we were losing 12-3, I was pretty sure we were going to win that. I was hoping we were going to win the pistol and then I knew we were going to win the match. So yeah, I was kinda okay, but of course, it was 12-3, you are thinking like: "Ok, I guess I need to buy a ticket home soon". [laughs]

Today you have been pretty much unleashed, especially in the first map against North. Can you tell me about the match today which was the deciding one to go into the Major?

Yeah, I mean, I think I got up on the right leg. Everything went the right way from me, it was one of those days, you are hitting every shot and I'm just super happy it was this day, to qualify for the Major.

How does it feel to get into the next stage, you are going to have stickers in the game, it is a big achievement?

Yeah, it was always my dream to play the Major and have my own stickers in the game so it feels super-great. I'm just happy for the boys, we made it!

As a team, how much do you think you still have to progress? How much do you still have to work to reach your full potential?

We still have a lot of work in front of us. We are just going to keep grinding. I don't know how much, we just need to play a lot. Maybe half a year, maybe a year, and we are going to reach our top peak. But yeah, we just need to keep grinding and working hard.

What is the thing that is the worst for you guys at the moment?

Worst? I would say... BO1s! [laughs] BO1s and the first matches of the tournament. I think we need to work on these matches because it feels like we are always off in the first games. So we need to work on that.

Touching on your coach, in one interview karrigan said something along the lines of him being pretty underrated. What is his role in today's matches, can you give me an example of what he brings to the team?

Rejin is preparing for the enemy, he is doing everything he can. When we go into the match, we know exactly what the enemy is going to do, there is nothing that can surprise us. I think he is doing a really great job so far and I'm just happy we have him.

Slovakia David 'frozen' Čerňanský
David 'frozen' Čerňanský
Age:
17
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
656
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Best 17yo player out there! #Vamouz
2019-07-20 21:21
#3
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Sweden Unluko 
Nice
2019-07-20 21:21
His sticker better say I'M_BETTER_THAN_GUARDIAN on it
2019-07-20 21:24
#29
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Canada thelegend27 
it’ll be a subliminal advertisement for frozen 2 starring walt disney’s severed head kept in stasis
2019-07-20 21:35
#33
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Austria shaakeh 
He deserves it so hard
2019-07-20 21:39
ShaakehSmart
2019-07-20 23:25
deserved
2019-07-20 21:23
sergej better
2019-07-20 21:24
#24
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Finland Rontti 
+1
2019-07-20 21:33
#32
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Germany LiVerGOD 
Delusional finns
2019-07-20 21:38
#71
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World breezy0 
sergej is 10x better and 30x as experienced as frozen lol
2019-07-20 22:36
#91
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North America dennek 
frozen is 100x better than sergej the virgin kid
2019-07-20 23:33
#93
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World breezy0 
one good match and everyone fanboys him lmao
2019-07-20 23:35
#94
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North America dennek 
bruh i was his fan since he was playing for eXtatus.
2019-07-20 23:35
#95
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North America dennek 
one good tournament and you're ence fan right?
2019-07-20 23:35
#96
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North America dennek 
frozen is a player that was born in the exact same day as so i became his fan not bandwagoning like ence fans who came out of nowhere
2019-07-20 23:36
#110
TaZ | 
Finland Pikkunova 
A lot of us were fans before. Also its normal to gain new fans as team rised to top so again makes 0 sense to cry about that. Btw Sergej>Frozen Just looknat winnings, stats, everything. Sergej beats him all day. Also more highlights :)
2019-07-21 01:09
#111
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North America dennek 
sergej has been in top tier csgo scene for more than a year. frozen is just passing 4 months, and only 1 big tournament.
2019-07-21 01:22
#123
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Singapore Wadufuk 
Why is everyone comparing sergej and frozen, frozen is a new player to the top tier scene, serj been like for 1 year plus? both are equally good players and both are playing at a professional level for top tier team, for me both are equally good,no comparison is needed and furthermore you are from finland, it make sense if you favour sergej over frozen but i will say sergj = frozen,both equally skilled in their own playing style
2019-07-21 10:51
#129
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Czech Republic VojtaA 
+1
2019-07-21 14:16
-1
2019-07-20 21:35
#34
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Turkey Samsun85 
No
2019-07-20 21:39
#42
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Netherlands ZoMilan 
2019-07-20 21:52
0.01 difference while sergej has higher impact, OKPR, and lower surviving% 3/8
2019-07-20 21:53
#69
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Netherlands ZoMilan 
Wat teee Why less than 5/8?? I did bait u????
2019-07-20 22:34
lower surviving% = worse but still sergej > frozen for now
2019-07-20 22:35
2019-07-20 22:04
#44
2019-07-20 22:05
cry more frozen at big events > sergej at big events
2019-07-20 22:05
Cry about what? Your delusion?
2019-07-20 22:06
1.19 > 1.18 They don't teach math at whatever your irrelevant country is?
2019-07-20 22:07
You should check the stats instead of just accepting a number like a sheep. Higher surviving % shows frozen saves more often, so that higher rating is also affected by extra exit frags. Higher impact is also a very important stat, and sergej has higher impact
2019-07-20 22:10
Didn't read, your input is completely pointless as we already found out that frozen is the better player at big events. 1.19 > 1.18 Don't doubt hltv's rating system 2.0
2019-07-20 22:11
Expected, 0 personal thought
2019-07-20 22:13
No personal thoughts needed when we have hltv's rating system 2.0, which is superior to all of our opinions.
2019-07-20 22:14
stfu u crazy fckn cunt. Sergej>>>> Frozen any fckn day u mf
2019-07-22 07:43
Stats say otherwise, cry more. Frozen > sergej
2019-07-22 09:42
u r cryng lyk a beetch nd not accepting the ultimate fact i.e- sergej >>>>>>> frozen , u take rifle,awp,entry kills ,or yeah the Deags. Sergej > frozen in every aspect . Go relook into ur stats book nd dont cry lyk a fckn b*tch
2019-07-22 10:50
Didnt really read it. Seems like your parents didn't teach you how to behave (flag checks out). I think you will have plenty of time to improve your behaviour when Dimitrii slaps your forehead with the banhammer. And regarding the topic, rating truly shows who the better player is (frozen).
2019-07-22 11:51
it seems all ur parents have taught u is to cry lyk a fckn lil bitch .get fckn lost u stubborn cunt
2019-07-22 12:55
Lmao, trust me that if it wasn't for my acc being previously 10y banned then I would easily expose all your weaknesses, homeboy. Now get back to playing computer games while the real man here goes to the gym. Simply said, don't bother me kid.
2019-07-22 15:25
real man dont eat shit which u alwayz do mf. wat if i kick ur a$* soo hard u wont even vomit shitss over here which u alwayz do. fckn retard get fckn lost
2019-07-30 08:13
Flag checks out
2019-07-20 22:23
+1 definately
2019-07-22 07:39
#76
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United States @FyreCS 
Let’s go my brother! EZ for GOAT FROZEN! EzAf!
2019-07-20 22:40
#2
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Canada HansROZE 
Ok
2019-07-20 21:21
#4
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United States Retardinho_guy 
Nice🍆🍆😈😈👅
2019-07-20 21:21
#5
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Turkey Zeria_ 
Nice #VAMOUZ
2019-07-20 21:22
Epic
2019-07-20 21:22
EU CS POG / BRAZIL CS LUL
2019-07-20 21:22
#8
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Finland perkelemeister 
gratz d00d
2019-07-20 21:22
#9
friberg | 
Norway BirgerM 
Easy for god frozen
2019-07-20 21:22
#38
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Europe N3sHie1k 
godzen
2019-07-20 21:45
#112
bodyy | 
Czech Republic cortan 
Godzenilla
2019-07-21 01:38
LUL
2019-07-20 21:22
#11
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Finland EdiEz 
Nice
2019-07-20 21:22
Dreams can come true
2019-07-20 21:22
I'm happy for him. It's always good to see young talent getting opportunities like this.
2019-07-20 21:23
+1
2019-07-21 00:07
The joker
2019-07-20 21:24
100X FROZEN's STICKERS PLEASE
2019-07-20 21:25
#62
frozen | 
Czech Republic Cuki_ 
I'm gonna buy a lot of them :D
2019-07-20 22:20
fck yeah, new ak helloo
2019-07-21 00:08
#20
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Slovakia Adojak 
I'm excited for the stickers
2019-07-20 21:25
#21
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France J0riS 
Frozen > Sergej don't @ me
2019-07-20 21:29
Stonks
2019-07-20 21:30
#25
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India L1nu5 
damn, wp and gl further
2019-07-20 21:34
but you're not ready for it
2019-07-20 21:34
I think winning the Major at 18 and being crowned MVP was hard for me to deal with
2019-07-20 22:31
no, not that. he has talent but lacks something for a top level mentality.
2019-07-20 23:05
'It was always my dream to (play the Major and) have my own stickers'-kind of mentality you mean?
2019-07-20 23:10
#124
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Singapore Wadufuk 
Frozn have good mentality, all lies on karrigan whether if he can cope with the pressure at the major if they make it to the major semi final / final
2019-07-21 10:55
#27
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Canada thelegend27 
inb4 everyone puts frozen and dick stickers together on every gun
2019-07-20 21:34
Hahaha BIG frozen dick is going to be legendary! xD
2019-07-20 22:03
#56
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Canada thelegend27 
frozen rain frozen taco
2019-07-20 22:11
Frozen rush would be sick Also Frozen Zeus, Frozen Flamie b-)
2019-07-20 22:46
#82
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Canada thelegend27 
frozen frozen frozen crown foil
2019-07-20 22:48
#107
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China Coldtide 
+1
2019-07-21 00:22
LEGEN WAIT FOR IT DARY!!!
2019-07-21 21:18
gl in the future, kiddo. U r sick, just keep hardworking :*
2019-07-20 21:36
Xd already was. It's just like a sad interview
2019-07-20 21:37
#35
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Poland Mratu 
<3
2019-07-20 21:39
#36
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Czech Republic Mibrdisband 
frozenGOD
2019-07-20 21:40
Deserved! Guess who did not deserve it? It is BIG. Biggest trash team in cs history. gob and lenz destroyed tabsen and onlinetaraes
2019-07-20 21:45
#47
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Germany brotplayer 
Gob is shit since 2 years and people are finally recognizing it!
2019-07-20 22:04
#100
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United States Leapoz 
+1
2019-07-20 23:49
#39
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Europe Skraj 
frozen only cares about stupid stickers confirmed
2019-07-20 21:47
Nice man
2019-07-20 21:51
he has his own sticcer
2019-07-20 21:53
#46
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United States DervGuy 
Gonna put a frozen sticker on my deagle EZ Clap.
2019-07-20 22:04
#54
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Europe tweekzter 
Somehow I feel like the last answer plays a big role in why this mouz lineup seem more consistent than the old one. Beside karrigan and the overall motivation. Old mouz lineup was like "yo, let's play MM".
2019-07-20 22:09
#125
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Singapore Wadufuk 
Karrigan is good at building teams, making use of the players he chosen, great with strats and tactics, but what he should do is to stay consistent after 8months - 1year plus in his team.Hope karrigan will be able to win a major before he retire
2019-07-21 10:59
yes
2019-07-20 22:18
Is frozen name come from the movie or is frozen the season of cold??
2019-07-20 22:19
frozen>cold
2019-07-20 22:22
I hope they keep working patiently, I wanna see how their peak game looks like.
2019-07-20 22:28
Another verb to add spicy sticker sentences!
2019-07-20 22:37
#74
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Portugal Guiarte 
There are many guys out there with 23+ years who are silvers, and this guy with 17 years already has Major stickers
2019-07-20 22:38
#75
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United States @FyreCS 
EZ for GOAT FROZEN!!!!! EZ AF STICKERS!!!! Let’s go!!!!! EZ!!!!!! #VAMOUZ!
2019-07-20 22:39
1 s1mple 2 frozen
2019-07-20 22:46
#81
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Lithuania microgam1ng 
Who care shit team with turkish toxic kid
2019-07-20 22:48
I'm sad that you think this way
2019-07-21 00:28
#117
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Japan esy 
I'm sad that you think this way
2019-07-21 05:30
#126
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Singapore Wadufuk 
I'm sad that you think this way
2019-07-21 11:16
17 and getting your own stickers, how nice! When I was 17 I only got a boom box for my birthday. :(
2019-07-20 23:09
1-3 or 2-3 incoming
2019-07-20 23:23
Gj kid
2019-07-20 23:24
#101
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Denmark fuze^ 
Buying a frozen sticker asap
2019-07-21 00:03
Frozen stickers POG defo gonna get one and put em in my deag and ak
2019-07-21 00:05
#105
cR4zY | 
Myanmar xdcc 
Elsa stickers
2019-07-21 00:13
#106
oskar | 
Czech Republic PaYaB 
right bo1 is piece of crap
2019-07-21 00:20
Frozencio
2019-07-21 02:51
#115
Zeus | 
Other Chuckeee 
Amazing. Keep up the good work kid.
2019-07-21 03:31
#120
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Indonesia Exodd 
It’s one thing that matters in the end, stickers lul
2019-07-21 07:10
When their opening match of the Major is also a BO1... oof
2019-07-21 10:01
Frozen god but sergej more god
2019-07-21 12:19
mouz BO1 is even worse than navi
2019-07-21 12:49
#130
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Latvia latvianguy 
I can have my - Frozen BIG Dick on my Deagle now. Ty.mrmouz.
2019-07-21 17:35
love you frozen
2019-07-22 11:06
It was all a dream
2019-07-22 15:46
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