Ismailcan ‘XANTARES’ Dortkades

  • Professional gamer
  • Eternal Fire
  • Turkey

Ismailcan Dortkades, commonly known as XANTARES is a Turkish professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player. He is respected by his former teammates and community due to his amazing personality. He was also part of the Team Turkey and The World Championships 2016. He was also named the MVP of the DreamHack Open Summer 2020: Europe by HLTV.

XANTARES’s Mouse Settings – Zowie Fk1-B

DPISensitivityZoom Sensitivity
Polling RateeDPIWindows Sensitivity
Mouse AccelerationRaw Input
On (1.05)On

Monitor Settings – Benq Xl2540

Scaling ModeAspect RatioFrame Rate Limit

Config / Cfg

cl_crosshaircolor 1; cl_crosshairsize 3; cl_crosshairthickness 0.5; cl_crosshaircolor_r 50; cl_crosshairalpha 255; cl_crosshairstyle 4; cl_crosshairdot 0; cl_crosshaircolor_b 50; cl_crosshairgap 0; cl_crosshairusealpha 1; cl_crosshaircolor_g 250; cl_crosshair_drawoutline 0;

cl_viewmodel_shift_left_amt 1.5; viewmodel_offset_z -1; viewmodel_fov 60; viewmodel_offset_y 1; cl_viewmodel_shift_right_amt 0.75; viewmodel_offset_x 1; viewmodel_recoil 0; viewmodel_presetpos 1; cl_righthand 1;

cl_bobamt_lat 0.33; cl_bobcycle 0.98; cl_bob_lower_amt 21; cl_bobamt_vert 0.14;

-noforcemparms -console -noforcemaccel -tickrate 128 -noforcemspd -novid -freq 240

XANTARES’s CS:GO Video Settings

Display – Benq Xl2540

Windowed ModeBrightnessColor Mode
Fullscreen110%Computer Monitor
Laptop Power Savings
Effect DetailShader DetailModel / Texture Detail
Boost Player ContrastUse Uber ShadersFXAA Anti-Aliasing
Multisampling Anti-Aliasing ModeMulticore RenderingTexture Filtering Mode
8x MSAAEnabledAnisotropic 8x
Motion BlurWait for Vertical SyncTriple-Monitor Mode
Global Shadow QualityTexture Streaming

XANTARES’s Monitor Settings

Display – Benq Xl2540

BrightnessContrastLow Blue Light
Black eQualizerColor VibranceSharpness
GammaColor TemperatureDyAc
Picture ModeInstant ModeAMA
Gamer 2DefaultPremium

XANTARES’s Gaming Gear



Ismailcan “XANTARES” Dortkades was born on 07 Aug 1995, in Turkey. Growing up XANTARES always had a passion for video games but never considered approaching a career in esports. At the time he was in high school he was playing Counter-Strike casually until he was told about the major tournaments by his friend.

After seeing how much the esports industry has developed and it is possible to make a nice career for yourself as a gamer, he decided to approach a career as a professional gamer and it paid off.

He started his Counter-Strike career with small teams like Hardware Arena and HWA Gaming in 2013. He was then signed by Space Soldiers in 2015. XANTARES with Space Soldiers managed to finish 4th at World Electronic Sports Games 2016 and 2nd at World Electronic Sports Games 2017 and won many tournaments like Europe Minor Championship – Boston 2018 and DreamHack Open Austin 2018.

In December 2018 XANTARES left Space Soldiers and joined Team Big. after joining Team Big finished 1st at many big tournaments like DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020, DreamHack Masters, etc., and was also named MVP of the DreamHack Open Summer 2020: Europe by HLTV.

In August 2021, after being with Team Big for almost three years XANTARES left Team Big to join Eternal Fire, the team he is currently playing for.

Best CS:GO Tournament Placements:

  • 1st in The World Championships 2016
  • 4th in World Electronic Sports Games 2016
  • 1st in Europe Minor Championship – Boston 2018
  • 2nd in World Electronic Sports Games 2017
  • 1st in DreamHack Open Austin 2018
  • 1st in DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020
  • 1st in DreamHack Masters Spring 2020: Europe
  • 1st in DreamHack Open Summer 2020: Europe
  • 1st-3rd in BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 2021
  • 1st in Funspark ULTI 2020
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