It’s been over a decade since Valve released Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and took the market by storm. shooter with an updated version of Counter and dominate the esports year after year with tournaments of a great category.
Hundreds of high-level players, TOP organizations that have come and gone, and millions and millions of viewers praising one of the best video games in history have passed through CS:GO.
But this phase is over: CS:GO will be Counter-Strike 2 and many are already enjoying the open betaIn addition CS:GO esports tournaments are over and a new era is opening.
But before this new star age, we must remember the greatest legends that have experienced CS: GO, which, despite the fact that many of them will also appear in CS2, need to highlight what they have achieved in recent years.
Who were the best CS:GO players?
While the comparisons are hateful, there are CS:GO pros who have scored one before and one afterleaving behind historic plays, winning back-to-back tournaments and elevating themselves as living legends of esports.
Names like for example Get_Right, broky, m0NESY, dupreeh, or hunter they should be marked on the legend table, although there are others nicks that will resonate with much greater force in the future when this time is commemorated.
cold zero He is one of the greats of football, considered the best Brazilian player of all time and one of the best gun makers in the world and ranked in the top 20 of HLTV several times, with 8 MVPs in Majors and 4 S-category tournaments.
It is also necessary to emphasize Nikora legend from the eastern lands and considered the best shooter from history. He has won numerous MVPs and has won in Katowice, the birthplace of CS:GO. In addition, he has been on the best teams in the world.
On the other hand, yes device, possibly the most regular and consistent player of all time. Almost always in the top 20 of the annual HLTV (8 years), he has captured 19 MVPs and won 4 Marjos with Astralis, making him the big slams.
And two names that have dominated the scene above the rest in recent years, both individually and as a whole, must be indisputably in the top 2. macro with their teams.
The first one Zywoowho came on the scene with force and is considered the best newcomers in history, racking up four top 20 hits on HLTV in his early years, 16 MVPs, and winning Majors at a young age.
And in the undisputed top 1 is the GOAT, the best player in history, the one who changed all records: s1mplewith the highest number of MVPs, 21 total, in the top 20 of HLTV for over 7 years, champion of several Majors, and the one with the most stats in all tournaments.
We left a lot of names like electronic, NAF, Magisk, gla1ve, suNny, EliGE, rain or FalleN, but it’s so hard to stick with a few in such a historic and competitive game where not everyone participates. And no doubt in CS2 the same will happen and it will be the history of esports.
Source: Esports AS
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