Chronicle Valorant
Chronicle

Chronicle – Age, Height, Net Worth, Family Status and Complete Biography

Timofey “chronicle” Khromov is a Russian Esports player born on 16th August 2002. He plays Valorant professionally for Fnatic which he signed for in November 2022. Chronicle is one of the most successful Valorant players to date as he won the Masters Stage 3 tournament with Gambit and came second in the Valorant Championship in 2021. Despite his age, he has proven to be a versatile player and among the most dominant in the EMEA region.

Overview

Real NameTimofey Khromov
Born inRussia
NationalityRussian
Birthday 16th August 2002
Current age1 Years
HeightNA
Esports TeamFnatic Esports
Currently PlayingValorant
Pro Gamer in (Game)Valorant, CS:GO, other FPS games
Net Worth$1 million
Relationship StatusNA

What to Know About Chronicle’s Personal Life

Timofey Khromov is Russian and a professional Valorant player who, despite his age, is not shy to talk to the media judging from the several interviews he’s had, including a documentary about his journey to the top. As a child, he spent a lot of time swimming and playing FPS games from where he developed his love for Valorant.

He is quite active on X (Twitter), where he engages with fans and posts his activities including stream links when he’s going live. He’s often described as the funny one among his teammates and, surprisingly, also matured during gameplay.

Chronicle was a professional swimmer for ten years and had to make a decision between that and the university, he did neither and went the way of Esports.

How did Chronicle Become a Professional Esports Player?

Chronicle is a versatile Valorant player from Russia who has made a name for himself, especially in the EMEA region. However, his journey could have been more straightforward as he went from playing CS:GO to a Valorant expert. Growing up, he spent most of his time swimming and playing FPS games. Still, he had to overcome initial resistance from his family where only his brother offered any support.

Spending time playing CS:GO exposed him to the world of online gaming but it wasn’t until 2019 before Chronicle joined the Valorant train. Chronicle spent a whopping 16 hours of gameplay within the first 24 hours during Valorant’s beta testing. He picked up the hobby, sticking with Valorant. Surprisingly, as he mentioned in an interview, he never got bored of playing the game.

His hobby soon turned into a career as Gambit Esports signed him in 2020, and he went on to become a professional player winning the Masters Stage 3 tournament in 2021.

What are the Chronicle’s Esports Achievements?

Chronicle’s short professional career so far has led to so many fantastic Esports achievements that has quickly made him one of the most successful Valorant players. He has gone on to win over $200k in winnings within that period.

  • 4th October, 2020: 1st in Nicecactus Summer Trophy #2, with Gambit Esports and winning $237
  • 11th October 2020: 3rd – 4th in GLX Elite Series, with Gambit Esports
  • 6th November 2020: 2nd in NGL Open Cup, with Gambit Esports and winning $234
  • 6th December 2020: 3rd – 4th in First Strike: CIS, with Gambit Esports and winning $1318
  • 27th December 2020: 2nd in Nicecactus Christmas Trophy, with Gambit Esports and winning $121
  • 14th February 2021: 1st – 4th in Champions Tour CIS Stage 1: Challengers 1, with Gambit Esports and winning $606
  • 21st February 2021: 3rd – 4th in Nicecactus New Year Trophy, with Gambit Esports
  • 28th February 2021: 1st – 4th in Champions Tour CIS Stage 1: Challengers 2, with Gambit Esports and winning $1062
  • 18th March 2021: 1st in Champions Tour CIS Stage 2: Challengers 2, with Gambit Esports and winning $1890
  • 21st March 2021: 1st in Champions Tour CIS Stage 1: Masters, with Gambit Esports and winning $6000
  • 9th April 2021: 5th – 8th in Champions Tour CIS Stage 2: Challengers 1, with Gambit Esports
  • 2nd MAY 2021: 3rd – 4th in Champions Tour Stage 2: EMEA Challengers Playoffs, with Gambit Esports and winning $2174
  • 10th July 2021: 1st in Champions Tour CIS Stage 3: Challengers 1, with Gambit Esports and winning $1935
  • 1st August 2021: 4th in DreamHack Beyond: Europe, with Gambit Esports and winning $50
  • 22nd August 2021: 1st in Champions Tour Stage 3: EMEA Challengers Playoffs, with Gambit Esports and winning $7862
  • 19th September 2021: 1st in Valorant Champions Tour Stage 3: Masters Berlin, with Gambit Esports and winning $45000
  • 8th November 2021: 5th – 8th in Red Bull Home Ground #2, with Gambit Esports and winning $578
  • 12th December 2021: 2nd in Valorant Champions 2021, with Gambit Esports and winning $30000
  • 27th March 2022: 5th – 6th in Champions Tour Stage 1: EMEA Challengers, with M3 Champions and winning $3438
  • 26th June 2022: 4th in Champions Tour EMEA Stage 2: Challengers, with M3 Champions and winning $3905
  • 14th August 2022: 2nd in Champions Tour EMEA: Last Chance Qualifier, with M3 Champions and winning $3062
  • 5th March 2023: playoffs – 2nd and regular season 1st – 4th in Champions Tour 2023: LOCK//IN São Paulo, with Fnatic and winning $20000
  • 28th May 2023: playoffs – 2nd and regular season – 1st in Champions Tour 2023: LOCK//IN São Paulo, with Fnatic and winning $13000
  • 25th June 2023: 1st in Champions Tour 2023: Masters Tokyo, with Fnatic and winning $70000
  • 26th August 2023: 4th in Valorant Champions 2023, with Fnatic and winning $26000
  • 6th November 2023: 1st in Red Bull Home Ground #4, with Fnatic

What is Chronicle’s Net Worth?

Despite a relatively short professional Esports career so far, Chronicle’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 1 million thanks to his achievements. He has also picked up about $239000 in winnings alone, contributing a significant portion. Other sources include streaming platforms, salary, and endorsements. However, these are all but estimates as there is currently no official confirmation of his net worth.

How Much Does Chronicle Earn?

Similar to his net worth, we’ll be making intelligent guesses based on available information, as there are no official records of the exact figure he earns. We estimate that he earns about $300k yearly, with this assumption due to the following factors:

  • Tournament winnings: Chronicle, as at the time of writing, has already picked up over $139k in total winnings from tournaments this year alone. This contributes strongly to the annual income.
  • Salary: while his salary is not publicly available, it is estimated to be in 6 figures considering his achievements and reputation, as well as his team’s status.
  • Endorsements: being one of the most successful Valorant players comes with his perks, earning him deals with gaming giants Logitech and HyperX. There may also be other deals not confirmed.
  • Streaming sites: sites like YouTube and Twitch pay their creators depending on followers, viewers, and engagements. Chronicle’s popularity helped him earn a good amount from these.

What are the Chronicle’s Valorant Settings?

To successfully play Vaalorant, Chronicle has to set up in a comfortable way and use settings that ensure his style is enhanced. His valorant settings involve common features and some distinct applications to support his unique style. He uses a high DPI of 1600 and a low eDPI of 200, which combines with a low aim sensitivity of 0.125 that slowly moves the mouse. Speed is of no consequence here, as the focus is on control and accuracy.

Regarding video quality, Chronicle’s resolution is set at 2560×1440 and has an aspect ratio of 16:9 meaning the quality of view is extremely high with a wide view further enhanced by the fullscreen usage.

Learn more about Chronicle’s gaming gear and valorant settings.

What Gaming Gear Does Chronicle Use?

Checkout the gaming gears Chronicle uses when playing valorant that makes him such a good player:

  • Mouse: VAXEE XE Wireless Yellow
  • Monitor: ASUS ROG PG27AQDM
  • Keyboard: Wooing 60 HE
  • Headset: Beyerdynamic MMX 300
  • Mousepad: Artisan Hayate Otsu Mid

What Is Unique About Chronicle’s Playing Style?

One of the unique attributes in Chronicle’s playing style is his precise aim, helped by his crosshair and sensitivity setting that ensure accuracy, not speed is his most important feature. He also has an impressive control of spray patterns and knows how to do flick shots.

He’s also quite versatile, with his recent move of switching to a dualist just before a major championship surprising many. This is testament to his versatility as he went on to have a good tournament in a relatively new role.

Masterful game sense and understanding of game layouts and maps is another attribute chronicle can rely on when gaming. It helps him to anticipate opponents’ behavior, know flanking routes and hideouts, and effectively use agent abilities. This style is often underrated but holds great importance in Valorant.

How Can You Play Valorant Like Chronicle?

If you want to play like Chronicle, you first have to copy his settings. It may not have to be exactly the same due to differences in gaming gears, but similar adjustments will help. You also need to get similar gears as it helps to affect the right settings.

With that out of the way, learning his unique playing style will put you ahead. Start by improving your aim. Practice aiming with similar aim setting and sensitivity. You should also learn how to control spray patterns and flick shots.

Develop your game sense by studying the game layout and map. By learning player behaviors you can anticipate moves and react better. While learning agent attributes make you more versatile and able to improvise in different scenarios.

What are Chronicle’s Official Social Media Channels?

Chronicle uses social media to interact with fans, stream and share personal opinions and you can keep up with him by following his accounts. One of the best ways to play like Chronicle is by watching him, and you can do that by following some of his social media accounts. He’s the most active on X(Twitter), where he often shares achievements, links to his Twitch streams, and engages with followers.

Chronicle Achievements

Chronicle’s achievements have made him one of the most successful Valorant players, and doing it within a short time is even more impressive. Here are some of his noteworthy achievements:

  • 1st in Champions Tour CIS Stage 1: Masters, with Gambit Esports
  • 1st in Champions Tour Stage 3: EMEA Challengers Playoffs, with Gambit Esports
  • 1st in Valorant Champions Tour Stage 3: Masters Berlin, with Gambit Esport
  • 2nd in Valorant Champions 2021, with Gambit Esports
  • 1st in Champions Tour 2023: LOCK//IN São Paulo, with Fnatic
  • 1st in Champions Tour 2023: Masters Tokyo, with Fnatic
  • 1st in Red Bull Home Ground #4, with Fnatic

Trivia

Here is an interesting fact about Chronicle that you may not know:

He is one of the most successful valorant players at only 21 years and after only starting his professional valorant Esports career in 2020. Chronicle is the first Valorant player to win three VCT trophies: Masters 3 Berlin 2021, LOCK//IN Sao Paulo, and Masters Tokyo.

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