Counter-Strike is a huge part of the history of gaming as it set the foundation for the FPS scene all over the world. Almost all the best FPS players in the world start from being a Counter-Strike player. CSGO, as the predecessor of Counter-Strike, continued to be the best FPS esports game until now. Thanks to such a huge impact of CSGO on the gaming world, players can make thousand of dollars from tournaments.

The high stake comes along with the fierce competition between players and only the best can get the glory. Without further saying, here are the top 5 best CSGO players in the world compiled by

Best CSGO Players In The World #1 - Christopher “GeT_RiGhT” Alesund

GeT_RiGhT is a veteran player in the CSGO competitive scene. He started playing CS as a professional player since 2007. While the man is now 29 years old, he is still very much relevant in the scene with his talent.

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GeT_RiGhT holds an 87 win streak, the longest win streak in the history of CSGO

He has the longest win streak in the history of CSGO with 87 games when he was playing for Ninja in Pajamas in 2013, making many people consider him as the best CSGO player in the world. While he has been at his best lately, he has been holding the “king of CS: GO” title for a long time with 20 victories at International events.

GeT_RiGhT is currently playing in teams Dignita with his old teammates Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg, Richard "Xizt" Landström, Adam "friberg" Friberg and Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson.

Best CSGO Players In The World #2 - Marcelo “Coldzera” David

Coldzera is a true legend in the CSGO community. He has been leading the CSGO leaderboards for years. Thanks to his amazing skills, he has been recognized as the MVP or Player of the Year many times from multiple organizations. He was the eSports Player of the Year and PC Player of the Year in the 2016 Game Awards.

He is most famous for his fragging ability, which helped his team won in many LAN tournaments. One of the most iconic moments of Coldzera was when he made a beautiful jumping AWP double kills no-scope against team Liquid at MLG CS: GO Major in 2016. Valve even has made a graffiti in CSGO to memorize this glorious moment of him.

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Coldzera's moment was made into a graffiti by Valve

Coldzera is currently playing for Faze Clan.

Best CSGO Players In The World #3 - Richard “shox” Papillon

shox is a pro French CSGO player and a former professional Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike player. He used to play for VeryGames team and carried the whole team to the top level with his skill. The underdog VeryGames was even able to take over Ninja in Pajamas as the best CS: GO team in the world in 2013.

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shox is one of the best CS GO players in the world

At his peak, he was only second to Coldzera and was feared by all pro players around the world.

After VeryGames dropped their CSGO roster, shox has been playing for multiple top CSGO teams and is now currently playing for Team Vitality.

Best CSGO Players In The World #4 - Kenny “kennyS” Schrub

kennyS is a French CSGO pro player who is recognized among fans and pro players as the best AWPer in the whole world. While most pro CSGO players can use AWP very well, kennyS is on an entirely different level with unimaginable shot angle and speed. His mechanical skill about the game is so good that sometimes he can get a kill with a flick before the spectator can even see anything.

However, kennyS have been moving from teams to teams constantly throughout his career and it was certainly bad for his performance. But his talent is undeniable though as he can pull off things that even the best players cannot.

kennyS is currently playing for team G2 Esports.

Best CSGO Players In The World #5 - Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev

s1mple is known as one of the best CSGO players in the world and the powerhouse of team Na'Vi. At first, he was known as a super talented rifle player and then the world started to realize that he also had great potential using sniper rifle as well.

s1mple started his career in 2013 with the Ukrainian team LAN DODGERS. His career started to step up as he joined team Liquid and won the ESL One: Cologne 2016. In the semifinals at ESL One Cologne 2016, s1mple made a legendary no-scope AWP double kill against 2 Fnatic players, which Valve has turned into a graffiti in CSGO.

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Valve contributed this graffiti to the glorious moment of s1mple

Later on, he moved to team Na'Vi and has been playing for the team ever since. With team Na'Vi, s1mple had the chance to grow his skills further and further to be among the top players in the world.

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