Name Sander Kaasjager
|Date of birth (1985-06-21) June 21, 1985 (age 30)|
Games PainkillerQuake 4Quake IIWorld of Warcraft
Sander vo0 kaasjager at quakecon 2011
Sander Kaasjager, who played under the pseudonym Vo0 (pronunciation: 'vu:), is a former Dutch professional player of the first person shooter games Painkiller, Quake 4, and Quake II, and also World of Warcraft.
He formerly played for esports team Fnatic. When the Cyberathlete Professional League, World Series of Video Games, and other tournaments dropped Painkiller in favor of Quake 4, Kaasjager retired from professional gaming on June 21, 2006 to pursue his studies for the upcoming college semester.
Originally starting with Quake II, Kaasjager later rose to widespread popularity with the release of a self-made montage of highlight footage (or "frag video") from the game Challenge ProMode Arena., which showcases Kaasjager's unique aggressive style of playing.
He made a comeback to competitive gaming on April 30, 2007, participating in the World of Warcraft competition of the World Series of Video Games representing Fnatic once again.
Kaasjager has won more professional Painkiller tournaments than any other player. He has competed in multiple professional gaming tournaments around the world. Kaasjager won two world championship titles, one with the CPL, and one with the ESWC, both in 2004.
In 2005, Kaasjager competed in the 2005 CPL World Tour, in which he won at five out of nine stops and earned $223,000. Kaasjager was named the Most Valuable Player of the tour. Overall, Kaasjager won over $250,000 in prize money at professional Painkiller tournaments, more than any other player. Vo0 played in the finals of the CPL World Tour against Fatal1ty but ended up losing.
After retiring, he has been known to play Quake 3 Challenge ProMode Arena (CPMA), Warsow, QuakeWorld and Quake Live.
Kaasjager was born in Naarden, Netherlands on June 21, 1985. He enrolled at the in Delft as a student of mechanical engineering but dropped out to focus on gaming. He attended the University of Texas at Dallas and is a member of the UTD Comets men's tennis team. Vo0 has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.