[Top 10] CS:GO Best Players In The World Right Now

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They make the game look easy. They support their team. They show us how it’s done. Allow me to introduce the top 10 CS:GO players in late 2020.

10. Twistzz

Currently boasts one of the highest headshot percentages in 2020.

Russel Van Dulken is a 21 year-old Canadian CS:GO player currently playing for Liquid. According to Half-life TV (a database dedicated solely to CS:GO), his headshot percentage is around 67% this year. That means he’s averaging more than 1 headshot every 2 attempts or so. As of 2020, he sits at a 1.08 KDR, averaging slightly above 1 kill per death. Essentially, he’s a promising rifler with exceptional aim and crosshair placement.

Top 2 Weapons

  • AK-47
  • M4A4

Top 3 Achievements

  • MVP of IEM Sydney 2019 ($100,000/250,000 prize pool)
  • MVP of ESL One: New York 2018 ($50,000/250,000 prize pool)
  • Ranked 9th best player in the world by HLTV (2019)

Watch Twistzz own

9. Yuurih

A young player with lots of potential.

At only 20, Yuri Santos is a Brazilian professional CS:GO player for Furia Esports. He is best known as a rifler and entry fragger. As of 2020, he boasts a good DPR (Deaths Per Round) at .62;often surviving more than 1 round per death (the average DPR is currently around .69), an ADR (Average damage per round) of about 80 (85.5 overall), and a KDR at 1.20. If that’s not enough, he has more 1v1 clutches than losses with over 100 encounters. Basically, he’s a clutch rifler with good durability and damage output.

Top 2 Weapons

  • AK-47
  • M4A4

Top 3 Achievements

  • Intel Extreme Masters XV-New York Online: North America 2020, 1st Place ($25,000/60,000)
  • ESL Pro League Season 12 North America 2020, 1st Place ($77,500/225,000)
  • Dream Hack Open Summer North America 2020, 1st Place ($35,000/90,000)

Watch Yuurih own

8. NiKo

It’s NiKo. Need I say more?

NiKo is a 23-year-old Bosnian CS:GO player playing for G2 Esports. Although regarded as a rifler, he is often praised for his deagle accuracy. He sports an ADR well above average, sitting at ~86 overall (with 80 considered decent), offers an outstanding impact rating at ~1.29, (based on entry frags, multi-kills, and clutches, given a rating of 1 as average), and boasts a good KPR (Kills Per Round) at ~.77 (.70 is considered average). Oh, did I tell you his headshot rate is around 50%? Overall, he’s a consistent rifler with exceptional aim and awareness. 

 Top 2 Weapons

  • AK47
  • M4A4

Top 3 Achievements

  • MVP of Blast Pro Series Miami/Copenhagen 2019 ($250,000/500,000 combined) 
  • One of the few players to win multiple HLTV MVP awards for 3 years in a row (2017-2019)
  • Ranked as the #2 and #3 player from 2017-2018 by HLTV

Watch NiKo own


7. Grim

Boasts one of the highest ADR ratings in 2020.

Micheal Wince is a 19 year-old American professional CS:GO player for team Liquid. His ADR and KPR are roughly 87 and .81; often winning his initial encounters. Also, check out his headshot percentage at ~52% and K/D ratio at 1.22. Overall, he possesses exceptional aim, deals plenty of damage, and gets consistent frags.

 Top 2 Weapons

  • AK47
  • M4A4

Top 3 Achievements

  • ESEA Season 33: Premier Division-North America 2020, 1st Place ($12,500/27,500)
  • ESL One: Cologne Online-North America 2020, 2nd Place ($30,000/135,000)
  • DreamHack Open Summer-North America 2020, 2nd Place ($20,000/90,000)

See Grim own

6. Ropz

Very good K/D ratio in 2020.

​Robin Kool was born in Estonia in 1999 and currently plays for Mousesports. He’s often known as a rifler and lurker. His K/D ratio sits at ~1.23 (anything above 1 is ~decent) and boasts a headshot percentage at ~52% this year. Also, check out his 1v1 clutch performances, with over 180 wins and less than 115 losses thus far. Overall, he’s a clutch rifler who can not only top frag, but survive as well. 

Top 2 Weapons

  • AK47
  • M4A4

Top 3 Achievements

  • ICE Challenge 2020, 1st Place ($125,000/250,000)
  • MVP of ESL Pro League Season 10, 2019 ($250,000/600,000)
  • Ranked as the #10 player in 2019 by HLTV

See Ropz own

5. Kaze

An exceptional player from Malaysia.

Andrew Khong is a 26 year-old currently playing for ViCi Gaming. As an AWPer, he offers one of the lowest DPR ratios at .57 this year with a K/D ratio at ~1.32 overall. He’s also clutch with over 190 1v1 wins and less than 110 losses so far. Kaze then could be regarded as a clutch AWPer with firepower and longevity. 

Top 2 Weapons

  • AWP
  • AK-47

Top 3 Achievements

  • Perfect World Asia League Fall 2020, 1st Place ($25,000/100,000)
  • Conquerors Insignia 2019, 1st Place ($40,000/70,000)
  • WESG 2019 China: Southern Circuit, 1st Place (~$7,010/~14,500)

See Kaze own

4. blameF

Well rounded player known for his consistent frags.

Benjamin Bremer is a 23 year-old Danish CS:GO player for Complexity Gaming. His primary roles include rifler, entry fragger, and leader. Although his headshot percentage is a bit low, he still manages to dish out plenty of damage, with an ADR of 84 and KPR at .75 this year. His DPR is roughly .56, as he’s consistently not dying every round. With the help of an overall K/D of ~1.29, blameF then relies more on awareness and movement over aim to get frags and survive.

Top 2 Weapons

  • AK47
  • M4A4

Top 3 Achievements

  • Blast Premier: Spring 2020 European Finals, 1st Place ($335,000/500,000)
  • #HomeSweetHome: Week 7 2020, 1st Place ($30,000/40,000)
  • #HomeSweetHome: Week 6 2020, 1st Place ($30,000/40,000)

See blameF own

3. Sh1ro

A young and promising AWPer with incredible stats thus far.

Primarily an AWPer, Dmitry Sokolov is a 19 year-old Russian CS:GO player for team Gambit. This year, he sports an astounding 1.47 K/D ratio, a DPR of .53, and an impact rating of 1.24. As of now, he has a 1v1 clutch difference of +61. Stats aren’t everything but, so far Sh1ro has demonstrated his stealth and ability to get opening and closing frags.

Top 2 Weapons

  • AWP
  • AK47

Top 3 Achievements

  • LOOT.BET/CS Season 8 2020, 1st Place ($25,000/50,000)
  • Nine to Five #4 2020, 1st Place ($35,000/50,000)
  • Nine to Five #2 2020, 1st Place ($35,000/50,000)

See Sh1ro own

2. S1mple

As S1mple as that.

As one of the most well known players in the CS:GO community, Oleksandr Kostyliev is an Ukarianian AWPer and entry fragger for Natus Vincere. At only 23, he’s earned more than $650,000 playing professional CS:GO. This year, he holds a K/D ratio of 1.41, an ADR of .84, and an impact rating of 1.34. Like NiKo, he is also deadly with the deagle. Overall, he’s arguably one of the most consistent and clutch players of all time.

Top 2 Weapons

  • AWP
  • AK47

Top 3 Achievements

  • Intel Extreme Masters XIV- World Championship 2020, 1st Place ($250,000/500,000)
  • Multiple MVP awards by HLTV (2016-2020) 
  • Ranked as the best player of 2018 and 2nd best player of 2019 (HLTV)

See S1mple own

1. ZywOo

I’d be smiling too if I were that good. 

Mathieu Herbaut is a French professional CS:GO player playing for Vitality. At only 20, he’s compiled an overall ADR near 90, KPR of ~.86, and impact rating close to 1.50. Not only is he getting frags then, but he’s also making a consistent impact from opening kills, multi-kills, and 1v1 clutches. This year, he owns a K/D ratio of 1.30, so he knows a thing or two about AWPing. Overall, he’s one of, if not the best AWPer in the game today.  

Top 2 Weapons

  • AWP
  • AK47

Top 3 Achievements

  • MVP of CS_Summit 4 ($64,000/150,000)
  • MVP of ESL One: Cologne 2019 ($125,000/300,000)
  • Ranked the best player in 2019 by HLTV

See ZywOo own

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