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Top 20 players of 2015: olofmeister (1)
By: stich
Time: 2016-01-20 21:58
Game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

HLTV.org Player of the Year 2015 is Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjer! He receives the number one spot in our Top 20 Ranking of 2015 powered by EGB.com as his versatility, commanding presence in the biggest games, and raw skill were a harness to fnatic's winning ways in 2015.

Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer, whose contribution to fnatic has been a key staple of that team since he and teammate Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson signed to the organisation at the end of June 2014, had been plying his trade in Counter-Strike since at least 2009.

During the WCG 2009 Sweden qualifier for example, we see olofmeister showing up on an Aquintra lineup alongside Markus "pronax" Wallsten and Richard "Xizt" Landström to put up a strong fight against the more experienced and skilled H2k team.

However, for the most part olofmeister was content to simmer beneath the surface and only occasionally play as a stand-in or on mix teams during the remainder of CS 1.6's lifespan.

With CS:GO, olofmeister was briefly part of a failed venture by H2k into the game alongside the likes of Joel "emilio" Mako, however it was only after a few more rotations through teams such as Absolute Legends and ESG that olofmeister finally found himself a roost in LGB with Mikail "Maikelele" Bill, Alexander "SKYTTEN" Carlsson, and KRIMZ in the mix as well.

The rest of the team's 2013 was marked by impressive growth against the big-time names. LGB took down a Na`Vi who were adjusting to CS:GO 2-1 at Techlabs Minsk and then at DreamHack Winter 2013, CS:GO's first major, olofmeister and his team made the playoffs and took the then juggernaut NiP to the wire in the quarter-finals.

olofmeister at DreamHack Winter 2013

Arguably the team's most significant result, and the one that helped firmly place olofmeister and his teammates on the CS:GO map, was forthcoming at the next major of EMS Katowice 2014. There, LGB managed to make the semifinals and even take a map off of event winners Virtus.pro.

Eventually, the old fnatic roster ran into its troubles and bid adieu to Jonatan "Devilwalk" Lundberg and Andreas "znajder" Lindberg and brought olofmeister and KRIMZ on board in late June. Many view this as a pivotal moment that created something of a powerhouse roster that would go on to start dominating the CS:GO scene in the second half of 2014, which is what the Swedes did and in no small part thanks to olofmeister's increasingly strong performances at offline events.

2014, which saw the player pull off some memorable moments such as the "burning defuse" during the semifinal of ESL One Cologne and some controversial ones such as "boostmeister" during the quarter-final against LDLC at DreamHack Winter, eventually saw fnatic win numerous events (StarSeries X, FACEIT S2, ESWC, Fragbite Masters 3, ESEA S17) although a Major title was still elusive.

For his role in fnatic's success in 2014, we deemed olofmeister to be the twelfth best player of the year in our top 20 ranking (http://www.hltv.org/news/13938-top-20-players-of-2014-olofm-12).

The beginning of 2015 brought fnatic into the MLG X-Games in Aspen, with the team still seared into recent memory as villains due to the controversy of DreamHack Winter from the year before.

While the community's opprobrium likely had minimal effect on fnatic's actual play, MLG X-Games Aspen was one of the few notable underperformances of the year by both olofmeister and the team as a whole. The Swedes finished fourth place by the end and clocked in notable losses against LDLC (now EnVyUs), NiP, and dignitas (now Astralis).

olofmeister was only third highest rated in his team, with a 0.97 and a 0 kdd, while also pulling in his lowest KPR (kills per round) of the year with 0.65.

The team returned to Europe and were back to winning ways at the Inferno Online Pantamera Challenge in Sweden which they won, taking down Titan 2-0 in the grand final. olofmeister was the highest rated player on his team, with a 1.10 rating and +33 kdd, and he led the event in total headshots (107) by a good measure.

ESL One Katowice rolled around as the first Major of the year and fnatic were one of the billed favourites to make the grand final. After a confident group stage that saw them defeat Vox Eminor 16-3 and Na`Vi 16-7, fnatic took down PENTA 2-0 with ease in the quarter-finals, triumphed over hometown heroes Virtus.pro 2-0 in the semifinals, and finally defeated NiP 2-1 in a close series to win the Major.

 Holding the trophy high in his first win at the Majors

olofmeister had secured his first Major win in CS:GO and the 23-year-old certainly worked for it: he was the event's MVP with the best rating overall (1.31) and the highest kdd (+58); in addition, this was the second best individual performance of the year after teammate Robin "flusha" Rönnquist's later in Cologne.

olofmeister also topped the leaderboards in kill+assists per round (0.95), kills per round (0.88), total opening kills (42), opening kills per round (0.18), and was second in clutches won (6) in addition to having a high amount of impact under other categories.

After winning the Major, fnatic had about a one month break and then flew to America for the ESEA S18 Global Finals where they were clear favourites. However, something about the New World must have not been amenable to olofmeister and his teammates as they lost the grand final against a surprisingly buoyant Virtus.pro to finish second (in addition to being demolished by the anti-strat machine that is Titan in the upper bracket semis).

Once again at an event in the United States, fnatic's KRIMZ put in a strong performance whereas olofmeister wilted, finishing fourth ranked in his outfit with a 1.00 and a +6 kdd.

The CCS Kick-off Season Finals in Romania were next up for fnatic and, after a messy 0-2 opening loss to TSM (a series in which olofmeister still played well with a 44-38 and 1.03 rating), fnatic took down EnVYUs and NiP quite comfortably the next day to make the grand final. HLTV.org spoke to olofmeister where he revealed some of fnatic's mindset over the past few months and the team's struggles against TSM in the opener.

The struggles against the Danes would continue for likely longer than olofmeister at first surmised as fnatic then lost the CCS grand final to TSM with a score of 1-2 to finish second at the event. Despite the loss, olofmeister was both the second highest rated player on his team and at the event (with flusha ahead in both categories) as well as finishing in second place in a number of other metrics; overall he had a 1.13 rating and +28 kdd. He did lead however in 1+ kill rounds (51.9%), survived, kill or assist percentage (71.1%), and total headshots (84) at CCS.

TSM gave olof and his team quite a headache in mid-2015

The next few weekends were busy ones for fnatic as the team went on a blitzkrieg of attending events and next up were the FACEIT Stage 1 Finals in London. After a dominant group stage, fnatic were once again stumped, this time 0-2 by TSM in the semifinals to thereby finish 3-4th at the event.

Despite losing to TSM again, fnatic had so thoroughly savaged Liquid and NiP in their group stage games that the team were overall the highest rated at the event and the top three highest rated players were all from fnatic. For his part, olofmeister had a 1.27 and +36 kdd (second best on the team and at the event) and he led in survived, kill or assist percentage (72%).

At DreamHack Open Tours, fnatic faced a fairly weaker playing field with only EnVyUs and perhaps Titan seen as perceived challengers to the gold medal. The final was therefore a rather expected match-up between nV and the Swedes with olofmeister & co. winning the day with a 2-1 scoreline, bringing fnatic their third gold medal of the year.

olofmeister displayed a +41 kdd and a 1.20 rating, the latter being the third highest at the event as well as on his team.

The Swedes earned their fourth gold medal of the year with a win the next weekend at Gfinity Spring Masters 2 where they defeated Virtus.pro 3-0 in the grand final. On the second map of de_cache, olofmeister at one point held a formidable 19-2-0 score against the Poles (he finished 29-11). Overall, he ended the event with a 1.05 rating and +28 kdd, with the overall rating depreciated due to fnatic losing a few maps on the way to the grand final and playing close games in the best-of-two group stage.

olofmeister then underwent surgery on his right ear after Gfinity Spring Masters II and was forced to take a break from the game for two weeks, with questions arising as to whether he would be able to attend the Fragbite Masters Season 4 Finals in time.

Get well he did however, and fnatic came into Fragbite Masters Season 4 and right off the bat took wins off of Na`Vi (2-0) and TSM (2-1). However, in the grand final, TSM pulled away in the series and won the event with a commanding 3-1 score in a best-of-five and in a series where all of fnatic generally underperformed.

Despite the grand finals loss, which solidified the Danes as fnatic's arch-rivals, olofmeister had a 1.25 rating and a +49 kdd, giving him the highest rating at the event (although he was not the MVP), and he also led in kill+assists per round (0.93), kills per round (0.88), and headshots per round (0.43).

A few more MVP performances awaited in the summer

With a highlight worthy year already in the making by early June, HLTV.org decided to dedicate a compilation video to the Swedish superstar ahead of fnatic's attendance of DreamHack Open Summer.

DreamHack Open Summer saw olofmeister explode out the gate and finish the event with a 1.31 rating and a +42 kdd. Thanks to his performance, fnatic won the event over Na`Vi 2-0 and also took down NiP, Titan, and LGB along the way. HLTV.org interviewed the fnatic heavyweight after the grand final where he confirmed that TSM had become something of a thorn in their side.

DreamHack Open Summer was also olofmeister's second MVP performance of the year and he had the highest kill+assists per round (0.97), kills per round (0.92), 1+ kill rounds (57.1%), opening kills per round (0.17), and was second in total kills and total opening kills.

The summer continued to be a golden period for olofmeister as the next event was the $250,000 ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1 finals where the 23-year-old pulled out another MVP performance (his third) to help fnatic win the event (their sixth). olofmeister had a 1.15 rating and a +41 kdd and the highest total kills (238) at the event.

fnatic did lose an upset opener to CLG and were also tested by a resurgent Cloud9 in the grand final, but the road was generally comfortable for the team to scoop up the first place and $100,000. HLTV.org also once again managed to interview olofmeister where the player expounded on the event's overall match-ups.

olofmeister's best map of 2015, against NiP at DreamHack Valencia

At the FACEIT Stage 2 Finals, fnatic ran into the unstoppable force that was Cloud9 during mid-summer and went out in 3-4th place with olofmeister polling a 1.18 and +26 kdd, which was the highest rating on his team; he also led in 1+ kill rounds (56.3%).

Bested by Cloud9 at FACEIT S2, olofmeister still performed well 

The Swedes again took a long sojourn ahead of the next Major of ESL One Cologne, and the pause reaped dividends as they took the gold medal (the only team that really threatened them were Virtus.pro in the semifinals) and became the first team in CS:GO history to win two Majors back-to-back. olofmeister had a performance that on a normal day may have been worthy of a MVP had not teammate flusha absolutely dominated the event himself (a 1.38 event rating).

olofmeister therefore took second highest rating at the event (1.25) with a +53 kdd as well as numerous other second place metrics behind flusha.

ESL ESEA Dubai saw fnatic out in 3-4th place of the $250,000 event after losing 1-2 to Virtus.pro in the semifinals with the Poles winning their maps quite convincingly (16-4 and 16-5). olofmeister generally fared well with a 1.18 rating and +22 kdd and was the fourth highest rated player of the event overall.

After this decent finish, fnatic would begin a prolonged slump that lasted up until the last Major of 2015. The first stop-off for this slump was Gfinity Champion of Champions in which fnatic only narrowly beat NiP 3-2 in the semifinals and then narrowly lost to EnVyUs 2-3 in the grand final (where only olofmeister had a positive rating on his team). olofmeister had an event 1.05 rating and +6 kdd, the highest on his team.

At the PGL Season 1 Finals, fnatic lost to TSM 0-2 in the opener before taking down Liquid 2-1 and then losing to Virtus.pro 0-2, to finish third place in a four team event. olofmeister finished with a 1.06 and +13 kdd and was second highest rated on his team.

As a result of these underperformances, some began to whisper that fnatic had internal issues as it was the first true moment of apparent troubles for the Swedish powerhouse. Such omens did not bode well ahead of the final Major of 2015, DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca, which was the next event.

After defeating Vexed, fnatic were stunned 13-16 by Luminosity in the Group A winners match which meant that they would have to play Cloud9 in the decider (a match which they easily won against the struggling North American outfit). The team's Major road came to an end in the quarter-finals where they lost 1-2 to EnVyUs which included being pillaged 16-2 on the final map.

 fnatic were routed by nV in Cluj more heavily than the French cavalry at Agincourt

Cluj was a huge letdown for fnatic with three of five players finishing in the red, including olofmeister himself who had a 0.98 and -2 kdd, his second and last red finish of the year.

It became apparent that forces within the team were unsatisfied with the current state of affairs and about two weeks later, team leader pronax was ousted in the first real lineup change for fnatic since olofmeister and KRIMZ had been brought on board back in mid-2014. The duo then reunited with old LGB teammate Dennis "dennis" Edman, who was brought in from G2.

fnatic had a lot to prove after this change, as it was rightly pointed out that the team had suddenly lost a lot of their mid-game finesse and tactical ability. With flusha at the helm of the next event for fnatic, FACEIT Stage 3 Finals at DreamHack Winter, something was clearly clicking however as fnatic breezed through the group stage and then took down Virtus.pro 2-1 in the semis and Luminosity 2-1 in the grand finals to win another $250,000 event (and their eighth win of the year).

olofmeister in particular seem reinvigorated as he finished with a dominant 1.35 rating and +59 kdd, making him both our MVP of the event and even the official MVP. He was the highest rated player of the event and also led in kill+assists per round (1.02), kills per round (0.95), 1+ kill rounds (60.8%), survived, kill or assist % (75.7%), headshots per round (0.45), and success in opening duels (71.4%).

The Swedish team had two more events lined up in 2015, both of which they would win to bring their gold medal total to 10 for the year. The first was the Fragbite Masters Season 5 Finals where fnatic beat ?, SK, and NiP (although they gave up maps in the latter two series) to become back-to-back Fragbite Masters champions. olofmeister had a 1.13 and +27 kdd, the second highest on his team behind KRIMZ, and he also led in kills per round (0.79) and total opening kills (38).

Finally, fnatic went back to America for the $250,000 ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2 Finals to try and win the final event of the year and to also break the curse of the team generally underperforming in North America in 2015.

olofmeister reawakened after the lineup change to be a heavy hitter in 2015's final events 

Despite losing to EnVyUs 0-2 in the group stages and having to play a decider match against Liquid, fnatic then breezed through ? in the semifinals (2-0) and took advantage of Na`Vi having taken down nV in the other semifinals to play the mainly CIS region team and narrowly win the grand finals 3-2.

olofmeister was his team's best rated player with a 1.17 and a +50 kdd and he also led the event in total opening kills (52).

Why is he the best player of 2015?

There are a number of nuanced statistical reasons for why olofmeister is the best player of 2015 but it should first be stated simply: he was the best player at the biggest events and the most impactful player of the best team of 2015. olofmeister contributed most to winning big matches and grand finals at the premier events, whether they be Majors, $250,000 events, or simply ones with lots of top level teams.

In Majors, olofmeister averaged 0.82 kills per round, the best rating in said category of 2015, meaning that he was the best at consistently getting kills in the largest tournaments. His team also won 71.2% of rounds where he got a kill, another rating in which he is ranked #1 for 2015.

He was MVP in mainly the largest tournaments: ESL One Katowice, DreamHack Open Summer, ESL ESEA Pro League Season 1, and FACEIT Stage 3 finals. He was fnatic's best rated player in two other first place finishes, Inferno Online Pantamera and ESL ESEA Pro League Season 2, although other players were MVP at these events.

olofmeister pulled away in many categories to be 2015's best player 

As such, at four out of seven $250,000 events this year (five of those events fnatic won), olofmeister was the team's highest rated and therefore best player.

Overall, he has a 1.20 rating across those seven events which is by far the highest of all players in 2015 and he was the best in the big matches of those events, once again with a #1 rating of 1.13.

And outside of the $250,000 big name events, olofmeister was one of the best players at 17 of the 20 events he attended and one of fnatic's best in 18 out of the same 20, making him a consistently complete player.

On top of that he was the most consistent player of the year, having a rating above 1.00 in 66.3% of his maps - and more impressively, the only one that had a rating 1.15 or higher in over 50% of his maps.

As par for the course in terms of his completeness, olofmeister was the only player above average in kills, assists, deaths, rifles, AWPing, pistols, clutches, and opening kills per round, a metric which can be summed up by saying that he was good at literally everything in the game.

He can rightly be pointed out to have been the most complete player of 2015 and as a result of all the things mentioned above, it is no question that he was the year's best.

What did you think of olofmeister's 2015? Where would you have rated him? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

That concludes our Top 20 players of 2015 ranking powered by EGB.com but you can revisit the list and reread the player profiles anytime over at the Introduction article.

So expected. 5*

Post edited 2016-01-20 20:41:38
2016-01-20 20:41:03
good job olof
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not a god but
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2016-01-20 20:47:29
nt snax
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2016-01-20 20:42:14
Great personality, great player. Deserved.
2016-01-20 20:44:28
how's ass taste?
2016-01-26 09:22:40
boostmeister :d
2016-01-20 20:46:13
hmmm unexpected.. ;D
2016-01-20 21:04:57
Look at dat column of green
2016-01-20 20:41:31
seriously? noo
2016-01-20 20:49:10
Cheater at 1st place ;) expected.
2016-01-20 22:23:50
low quality bait
2016-01-21 00:07:47
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgLD28MHjZw&fe.. not a bait. aimkeynatic.
2016-01-21 07:50:04
yeahh cuase he was a beast on 2015
2016-01-20 21:06:13
You are already a legend m8
2016-01-20 22:01:42
How many times will u get first
2016-01-20 22:14:56
Not much since MIRAA has me on his sight and always removes me whenever I get 1st post on one of his posts.
2016-01-20 22:30:48
Lol y does he do dat
2016-01-21 05:53:25
you just won
2016-01-20 23:14:09
gj & gz olof
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2016-01-20 20:41:13
Expected. What a year though.
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Post edited 2016-01-20 20:41:32
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boostmeister GOD
2016-01-20 20:41:19
congratz !
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well deserved :)
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underrated imo

Post edited 2016-01-20 20:45:43
2016-01-20 20:41:26
deserved for Mr. Meister, kinda expected tho, but still nice :)
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Congratz Olofmeisterino
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2016-01-20 20:41:35
Gz olof bro! Sick year! :D:D
2016-01-20 20:41:38
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easy, great player
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Olofmeister Olofmeister Olofmeister! !
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2016-01-20 20:42:04

2016-01-20 20:42:08
expected, deserved, best of the best no1.

Post edited 2016-01-20 20:42:36
2016-01-20 20:42:11
expected and deserved
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EZ :)
2016-01-20 20:42:20
where is pasha or izak best polish players wtf bad rank
2016-01-20 20:42:21
Lmao pasha worst vp player and vp players arent even the best
So pasha is the worst among these 5 not so gd players
2016-01-21 00:10:13
never take the bait m8
2016-01-21 01:00:58
2016-01-21 19:54:12
expected as fuck
2016-01-20 20:42:36
shoulda been happy
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2016-01-20 20:42:48
expected and deserved
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2016-01-20 20:42:51
nice work 0l0f
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2016-01-20 20:42:54
100% deserved
2016-01-20 20:42:58
Boostmaiser deserved it af. GZ OLOF!
2016-01-20 20:42:58
you can't even pronounce it right, rofl
2016-01-20 22:49:38
2016-01-20 20:43:05
Best player for sure fully deserved Gratz Olof
2016-01-20 20:43:12
Unexpected, shroud was my pick for #1.

Post edited 2016-01-20 20:46:44
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wp :)
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expected =)
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2016-01-20 20:43:34
unexpected, top 0 player of 2015 snoop dog inc

Post edited 2016-01-20 20:43:53
2016-01-20 20:43:34
The champion of 2015
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2016-01-20 20:43:46
omfg, so unexpected.

Deserved, he had an amazing year.
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was a monster
2016-01-20 20:44:23
2016-01-20 20:44:31
wp Olofmeister!
That was great year! Thank you stich!
2016-01-20 20:44:41
stich - HLTV.org
2016-01-20 22:01:10
2016-01-20 22:38:07
No doubt it!
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nice olof , love fnatic , nice olof and fnatic . Good man , yes hltv org . )))
2016-01-20 20:44:49
coldzera top 1 2016.
2016-01-20 20:45:02
srsly? no
2016-01-20 20:45:11
2016-01-20 20:45:15
I thought that dosia is going to be top1... sellout
2016-01-20 20:45:27
Olof is just the best. So deserved.
2016-01-20 20:45:34
where's jOELZ?
2016-01-20 20:45:50
Deserved :) Olof :) <3
2016-01-20 20:45:55
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Olof <3
2016-01-20 20:46:29
TSM gave olof and his team quite a headache in mid=2015

- =
+ -
2016-01-20 20:46:48
unexpected kappa
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GG expected and deserved
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sickest player
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2016-01-20 20:47:20
WTF did they misspell odeagKKona or what
2016-01-20 20:47:20
gz well deserved
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ex pec ted
2016-01-20 20:47:37
Well deserved GG olof absolutly complete player
2016-01-20 20:47:49
2016-01-20 20:48:09
No Luminosity players in top20? GJ HLTV.
2016-01-20 20:48:14
No come tell me one international event they won =)
2016-01-20 21:11:27
tell me one international event c9 won no kappa
2016-01-20 21:28:21
None Which is why NA only got one single entry on this list.
2016-01-20 22:46:51
luminosity made it out of groups in every major appearance.
2016-01-21 01:06:36
Making out of groups=top 20?
2016-01-21 01:43:32
fallen/cold>ska is whatim saying
2016-01-21 01:58:50
poorly it is an individiual list
2016-01-20 22:17:44
LG only did well the last 4 months,

4 months =/= 1 year
2016-01-21 12:29:53
2016-01-21 18:06:17
Its all 2015, and LG was bots in all 2015 except 2015 November-December.
2016-01-21 14:05:20
If Skadoodle could be top20, fallen should be the part of the list as well imo
2016-01-21 18:07:10
Why? Who talked about him in 2015 beginings or middle year? Noone, because LG was nobody. When Skad change Sha, all C9 team was Hype. They start play stronger, 2 semi-final in arow and Skad was a reason why they claim this result. Sorry, for bad englando.
2016-01-21 18:39:19
Olofmeisterr <3 He is a best. He is one of the best player in the world and in my heart<3 Love you
2016-01-20 20:48:22
2016-01-20 20:48:26
so much damage and impact in game :D
Really well deserved!
2016-01-20 20:49:00
2016-01-20 20:49:52
gg olofmeister! Feels good that a swede is still dominating ;)
Best of luck to you and fnatic 2016!
2016-01-20 20:50:01
2016-01-20 20:50:05

definitely best player of 2015
2016-01-20 20:50:15
olofmasteeer bustmasteeeR uulofmasteer bustmasteer

he is the busmasteer olofpass olofpaas
2016-01-20 20:50:18
wow bullfshit
2016-01-20 20:50:30
Deserved! Congratz!
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2016-01-20 20:51:05
over rated
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the best
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expected lol
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2016-01-20 20:52:32
best player of 2015 hands down deserved
2016-01-20 20:52:47
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2016-01-20 20:53:06
GZ Olof!!!
2016-01-20 20:54:13
Actually well deserved. Generally fnatic overrated luck team, but olofm is a very complete and solid player (like shox & NBK).
2016-01-20 20:54:49
overrated luck team. because envy won with them few times? k
2016-01-20 21:09:03
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2016-01-20 21:16:29
lol that space line in your text.
2016-01-20 22:43:06
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2016-01-21 12:54:27
gg egb and hltv left coldzera and shroud out noKappa
2016-01-20 20:54:52
2016-01-20 20:55:34
Well deserved Olof :)
2016-01-20 20:55:48
expected but deserved

2016-01-20 20:56:03
Hopefully Olof will be able to maintain his extraordinary form throughout this year as well. GGWP Olle!
2016-01-20 20:56:11
egb sponsored by swedistaN
2016-01-20 20:56:21
unreal xD
2016-01-20 20:56:32
Wp Olof
2016-01-20 20:56:38
"which can be summed up by saying that he was good at literally everything in the game."

Gz deserved.
2016-01-20 20:57:26
soo expected..
2016-01-20 20:57:58
not excepted
2016-01-20 20:58:04
2016-01-20 20:58:16
The Grand Olof =DDD!
2016-01-20 20:58:55
unexpected, i thought i'd be Zeus or Hunden
2016-01-20 20:59:15
2016-01-20 20:59:47
2016-01-20 21:00:12
sick statistcs, deserved ;p
2016-01-20 21:00:26
wtf? not expected! i expected fryburg
2016-01-20 21:00:30
should be flusha
2016-01-20 21:00:31
2016-01-20 21:01:15
Congrats Olof :)
2016-01-20 21:01:20
Expected and deserved
Gratz olof
2016-01-20 21:01:34
lol olof, xantares top 1
2016-01-20 21:01:38
Nice Job and congrats
2016-01-20 21:01:51
2016-01-20 21:03:21
2016-01-20 21:03:33
2016-01-20 21:04:12
2016-01-20 21:04:58
#1 Most overhyped player in the world. gg
2016-01-20 21:05:16
Device is easily lol, He should of have been like #15 or something
2016-01-21 10:36:09
classical french PJSalt . you guys are so predictable in your behavior and comments.
2016-01-21 13:17:06
baguettes are mad cuz fnatic are top and nv are groupstage baddies
2016-01-23 22:42:41
2016-01-20 21:06:12
there is only one king , ljegendarny nijo.
2016-01-20 21:12:48
Gz gz and gl to 2016
2016-01-20 21:06:18

2016-01-20 21:08:21
2016-01-20 21:08:51
why not gtr?..
2016-01-20 21:09:50
#0 Hunden inc
2016-01-20 21:10:08
2016-01-20 21:42:47
Where is friberg? HLTV bad stats.
2016-01-20 21:10:39
absolute beast year
2016-01-20 21:11:07
'fnatic were routed by nV in Cluj more heavily than the French cavalry at Agincourt'

are you fucking kidding me stich? they crushed nv on the first map and had they won any pistol on cobble i think they would've won 2-0 or at least made the second map super close. the reason they lost cobble was they lost both pistol and followups and never had an economy.
2016-01-20 21:11:46
stich - HLTV.org
I think that just like the Battle of Agincourt was a big symbolic loss for France and a large victory for the English, their quarter-final defeat was not necessarily a blowout but was definitely heavily symbolic in fnatic falling apart as that particular roster

so they were routed both on map 3 and in their overall placing

at least that was my train of thought there

Post edited 2016-01-20 21:59:57
2016-01-20 21:59:40
UNDESERVED! = said by FAVELAS and Smelly Polish. Anways both are toxic people.

Post edited 2016-01-20 21:12:14
2016-01-20 21:11:57
Imo Olof deserved his 1st place, incredible player <3
2016-01-20 22:31:42
Congrats Olof!
2016-01-20 21:13:28
Literally, these statistics which you can find in the article about him is hard proof that he's the most complete, clutch player in the game. He's insane.

Like this: As par for the course in terms of his completeness, Kajbjer was the only player above average in kills, assists, deaths, rifles, AWPing, pistols, clutches, and opening kills per round, a metric which can be summed up by saying that he was good at literally everything in the game.

People that even try to suggest that anyone was better than him in 2015 are delusional and short-sighted. He slumped for a short time just like any other player but always when it matters the most olofmeister is GODLOF.

Amazing player. The GREATEST! GG GODLOF.
2016-01-20 21:13:31
Really? Instead of "Godofmeister" you went "godlof"? Dude... :)
2016-01-20 21:46:42
You don't realize it's a copy pasta?
2016-01-21 13:17:43
Overall the best player of the year. An excellent pistoler, rifler, and AWPer, and his consistency now surpasses flusha's (vs. 2014).

The most important change was probably bringing back dennis. Having his best brote on the team gave him motivation and led fnatic back to their winning ways.

Gratz olof and rest of the top 20.
2016-01-20 21:13:41
2016-01-20 21:14:01
expected for a human that rides a hoverboard
2016-01-20 21:15:07
2016-01-20 21:17:13
2016-01-20 21:17:16
jOELZ hopes RIP
2016-01-20 21:17:38
2016-01-20 21:17:52
Expected, deserved.
2016-01-20 21:18:20
No surprise here. Well deserved.
2016-01-20 21:22:50
expected great year for him and guardian hats off to both of them.
2016-01-20 21:25:21
Why no xantares top1 ?? FeelsBadMan
2016-01-20 21:26:42
gj, i remember him when he was more like an onliner, with manne, keiz, etc in 1.6

nice job
2016-01-20 21:27:37
gj olof!
2016-01-20 21:28:18
2016-01-20 21:29:38
deserved, amazing player
2016-01-20 21:29:44
OLOFPAS top 1 haha , papito was rekt him 3-1.
Guardian #1 in 2015
2016-01-20 21:30:30
2016-01-20 21:32:23
sweden best players 3 years in a row <3
2016-01-20 21:33:17
all the swedish fans man...
Really hope the nbkush wins next year.
2016-01-20 21:35:39
To think this was the guy who got booed during an interview just shows how dumb this community can be..

Well deserved first place tho!!
2016-01-20 21:39:48
go on. send us the link
2016-01-20 22:09:23
esl one cologne, did u missed that? :o
2016-01-20 22:44:27
so it wasn't the community was it? it was virtus pro fans.
2016-01-21 03:01:00
Virtus pro fans are a part of the community arent they?
2016-01-22 07:54:03
well they are clearly polish blind fanboys so they dont represent what the community is
2016-01-22 13:29:27
I didnt say they did. I said the booing showed how stupid the community can be.

Those were virtus pro fans-> virtus pro fans are a part of this community-> Virtus pro fans can show how dumb this community can be.

You clearly fail to realise what I said in the first place
2016-01-23 11:10:04
no s1mple? Rigged list Kappa
2016-01-20 21:40:34
So deserved!
2016-01-20 21:45:21
not deserved, coldzera deserve more
2016-01-20 21:46:12
was hoping n0thing top1
maybe next year
2016-01-20 21:46:13
2016-01-20 21:46:58
he really deserves it ! ^_^
2016-01-20 21:47:55
I'm sure I am in a maybe 5% group of people for thinking this of Olofmeister but I personally don't see the "best player in the world" factor that everyone else sees in him. Is he a great player? yes of course, he is an amazing player, I just don't see the best in the world part. I know he has the best stats and what not but I am not one who solely looks at the numbers. Idk it's hard to explain, but oh well, congrats to him anyways.
2016-01-20 21:49:23
I agree with you, he is an amazing player but, for me, he isn't the best. IMO, Guardian did better overall this year and Olof should take the number 2 spot.
2016-01-20 21:57:57
take a look at the stats
2016-01-20 22:27:29
anyone who doesn't agree with olof #1 is a delusional fanboy
2016-01-21 03:01:49
HLTV Logic at its best once again.
2016-01-20 21:50:17
what a surprise
2016-01-20 21:52:17
Not excepted and no deserved
2016-01-20 21:52:33
best player in the world
2016-01-20 21:57:41
Grand Olof, absolutely deserved #1 spot!
2016-01-20 21:58:15
Expected ;)
2016-01-20 21:58:20
Pure hax, no skill.
2016-01-20 21:58:49
the %1, the alpha and the omega - olofm aka olofmeister aka boostmeister aka awpmeister aka entrymeister aka CTgodmeister aka Olof Kajbjer.

Best player in the world, well earned.
2016-01-20 21:59:32
the fuck did i just read?
2016-01-20 22:29:52
2016-01-21 13:13:47
2016-01-20 22:04:13
ahhah, bumped on news list)))
2016-01-20 22:04:53
underrated should be higher ;)
2016-01-20 22:05:55
never heard of
2016-01-20 22:06:07
2016-01-20 22:08:01
deserved !

2016-01-20 22:08:20
didn't expect that, coldzera or jOELZ should be there
2016-01-20 22:11:07
1.14 rating i loled...
2016-01-20 22:12:35
2016-01-20 22:17:46
Cause he's top1
2016-01-20 23:44:30
retard who compares it to asian players and tier 5 players who play against tier 7 competition giving them higher ratings
2016-01-21 13:13:10
olofm you god ;)
2016-01-20 22:13:48
2016-01-20 22:16:14
2016-01-20 22:20:08
ahahahahaha overated
2016-01-20 22:22:35
where can I see the whole list?
2016-01-20 22:22:44
Good job Olof! gratz
2016-01-20 22:22:46
Gz, deserved
2016-01-20 22:22:46
not expected
2016-01-20 22:23:22
expected ?

but real top1 is hunden
2016-01-20 22:25:22
Absolutelly uncontested number one spot. I feel sorry for Guardian, if Na'Vi was on par with fnatic's performances/tittles there would be no way anyone to give him a run for his money.
2016-01-20 22:26:56
This notable stats are scary as fuck :O
2016-01-20 22:28:42
2016-01-20 22:28:43
expecteded, deservered
2016-01-20 22:28:58
2016-01-20 22:29:51
unexpected tbh
2016-01-20 22:30:34
2016-01-20 22:33:19
not expected tbh :/
2016-01-20 22:36:09
wp olofm :D
2016-01-20 22:43:24
all around great player

wp olofm
2016-01-20 22:46:18
totaly unexpected, wow gj olofmeister!!
2016-01-20 22:48:14
Best player in the world! Ofc swedish
2016-01-20 22:48:36
real list would have been like:

1. olof / flusha
2. flusha / olof
3. guardian
4. nbk / snax
5. snax / nbk
6. happy
7. device
8. ....
2016-01-20 22:52:56
much better than the HLTV's top 7
2016-01-20 23:46:17
ty :)
2016-01-21 09:16:03
2016-01-21 13:12:37
totally agreed
2016-01-21 14:42:26
Noooo! It's impossible! Where's Get_Right.
2016-01-20 23:00:00
2016-01-20 23:04:08
not deserved
2016-01-20 23:07:02

Post edited 2016-01-20 23:08:42
2016-01-20 23:08:26
Well deserved.
Olof was a beast in 2015
2016-01-20 23:08:49
Gratz olof the best!
2016-01-20 23:10:02
GuardiaN better, but still 2nd best!
2016-01-20 23:15:41
gz olof :)
2016-01-20 23:23:00
not expected Kappa
2016-01-20 23:24:32
godolof :)
2016-01-20 23:24:38
This is an international site, please write your comment in English. Comments in another language will be deleted. :)
2016-01-20 23:26:02
Pasha not #1? :(
2016-01-20 23:31:12
No friburger this year? :(
2016-01-20 23:42:24
Shit list!
2016-01-20 23:43:51
ez 4 olof bestest
2016-01-20 23:45:23
is it me or is olof a bit of a boring player

like u see it at the end of the game
"oh wow olof has 32 kills"
but u can never remember them.

can u remember a single olof kill ?

but try guardian...u can see the flick
i remember a guardian flick.
2016-01-20 23:45:42
is it me or is olof a bit of a boring player

like u see it at the end of the game
"oh wow olof has 32 kills"
but u can never remember them.

can u remember a single olof kill ?

but try guardian...u can see the flick
i remember a guardian flick.
2016-01-21 01:55:27
its just you...

he has sick clutches and is consistent, just like krimz
2016-01-21 06:54:28
i can remember like 20+ kills of his and max 10 of guardian
2016-01-21 13:11:52
i told you everyoen boys deserved
2016-01-20 23:47:10
Expected and deserved!
2016-01-20 23:49:32
ez olof
2016-01-20 23:54:33
hahahah stupid article

pashabiceps = #1 2015
2016-01-20 23:55:56
You have Neo & snax in the list. what you want?
2016-01-21 00:17:44
money or things worth monetary value
2016-01-21 00:18:27
Guardian top 1
2016-01-20 23:56:30
olofmeister best :D <3
2016-01-20 23:57:26
well deserved hi was just above all, another level
2016-01-21 00:02:39
godzera > olofm
2016-01-21 00:12:23
lol no
2016-01-21 00:15:55
maybe at minecraft :)))
2016-01-21 06:55:15
how is this a "top 20" list without FNS??? seriously what hltv writer fucked up big time in forgetting the accomplishments of Pujan Meta
2016-01-21 00:12:59
WTF COLDZERA NOT #1? absolute joke of a ranking
2016-01-21 00:17:55

Post edited 2016-01-21 01:01:08
2016-01-21 00:49:34
Deserved and expected
2016-01-21 01:09:31
i have not written anything for so long but i had too for this one i love you olofm but flusha should be #1 he saved fnatic in crucial rounds all year long and now he takes on the in game leading role..if he's not mvp of fnatic idk who is..
2016-01-21 01:10:59
Boostmeister ftw
2016-01-21 01:22:14
Get_Right will always be top 1 in my hearth <3
2016-01-21 01:23:03
2016-01-21 01:41:33
Who knew? 4Head
2016-01-21 01:43:14
ummmm.. i saw a retard thats #138
olof deserves top1
2016-01-21 01:51:17
the best
2016-01-21 02:07:15
unfair. where is the rain ?_?
2016-01-21 02:43:14
WTF. Friberg deserved top 1. Hltv is fucking retarded.
2016-01-21 02:43:49
what a surprise??
2016-01-21 03:42:39
and now every swedish nerd is happy because they think they can rule the world now that they rule a video game. fat chance u geeks
2016-01-21 03:48:09
NA CS:GO EleGiggle :D :D :D
2016-01-21 06:37:28
2016-01-21 04:11:22
unexpected top 1 cold,anyways gj Olof!
2016-01-21 04:36:00
you're kidding right? top 30 maybe
2016-01-21 10:30:40
You did not get the bait.... DAMMMM.
2016-01-21 13:23:59
Just like you got a fevela instead of a real establishment?
2016-01-21 13:24:45
dont call me favela,first get a brain to get the bait,idiot Kangoroo.
2016-01-21 19:44:36
Kangaroo's beat Favela's in every aspect of life other than the amount of favela's we have.
2016-01-22 05:07:41
hltv tweeted he was somewhere in the 21-25 range
2016-01-21 13:10:22
good job, well deserved
2016-01-21 06:23:21
2016-01-21 06:57:05
olof the king no doubt ...
2016-01-21 07:40:37
well deserved
2016-01-21 07:45:24
GG olof.
2016-01-21 07:56:34
Nice Olofm
2016-01-21 07:57:58
Unlike olof, who is in a team of all top 20s, guardian is in a team of bots like zeus. And guardian had been beasting for navi. For me guardian #1 and guardian at #2.

Not cz olof doesn not drserve it, but guardian deserves more.

Edit: Not cz olof does not deserves it, but guardian deserves it more.

Post edited 2016-01-21 08:10:58
2016-01-21 08:04:18
Yeah guardian has been soloing it the whole year . In fnatic when olof doesn't perform krimz and flusha will step up and give olof some space to bounce back. Navi on the other hand rarely has seized or flamie step up. It has always been guardian consistently top fragging and bringing navi to victory. But from the recent tournaments , it seems like navi has been stepping it up , edward on a few maps , flamie quite consistently . It is still debatable whether guardian truly deserves #1, but i think it is either 1/2
2016-01-21 08:37:23
True, the other guys have been stepping up, but to what effect and degree??

To depict the stark difference, Imagine fnatic without olof and navi without guardian.

Fnatic might actually still be #1 with flusha, dennis, jw and krimz; but Navi with edwards, seized and flaime probably won't even make it to top seven.

Its easier to perform when ur team is performing well; the opposition is tilted, have bad economy and are short of confidence. While its not the same with navi where we usually see guardian spending the first 1:10 minutes trying to create an entry in a site while the other team mates keep dropping.

However, as I said, olof deserves #1 just coz of the skill and game sense he shows which is most times God like. I just think its unfair comparing the two base on the similar existing metrics.

tbh, I have been long fantasying that guardian would join NIP. They kinda complete each other. If s1mple can join Liquid, why not guardian. Worth a try at least. ez top #1 if guardian becomes the fifth ninja.
2016-01-21 09:01:12
2016-01-21 11:57:31
Olof < GuardiaN
2016-01-21 08:59:09
expected & deserved!
2016-01-21 09:05:53
great articles, have enjoyed reading

gj to olofmeister... definitely well earned and deserved. Proper nice guy too.

glad Guardian was #2 as he played insane all year also
2016-01-21 09:09:06
olof god
2016-01-21 09:21:34
2016-01-21 09:37:27
2016-01-21 09:51:01
and n0thing?
2016-01-21 10:06:37
hi, m8
2016-01-21 10:11:46
2016-01-21 10:19:22
2016-01-21 10:21:55
2016-01-21 10:24:47
2016-01-21 10:26:47
2016-01-21 10:28:34
2016-01-21 10:30:16
Olof is best <3
2016-01-21 10:40:54
2016-01-21 10:45:43
olof he is the shoot but guardian he is the remember
2016-01-21 10:51:31
Boostmeister, firemeister
2016-01-21 11:44:40
lol, ofc :3
2016-01-21 12:00:29
"As par for the course in terms of his completeness, Kajbjer was the only player above average in kills, assists, deaths, rifles, AWPing, pistols, clutches, and opening kills per round, a metric which can be summed up by saying that he was good at literally everything in the game."

simply the best
2016-01-21 12:17:54
Nice! Well deserved!
2016-01-21 12:47:27
Wasn't KennyS "player of the year"? =D
2016-01-21 14:09:40

bot with awp for almost all of 2015 except 2-3 tournaments
2016-01-26 17:32:06
WTF!!!Guys where Hiko:(
2016-01-21 14:41:04
I want to see a HLTV made movie of all top 20's! Plx fix
2016-01-21 14:43:48
Didn't see this one coming.
2016-01-21 14:52:31
GuardiaN deserved #1 tbh, but anyway gratz olof
2016-01-21 14:53:17

Bot at all majors except cluj. Bot at all 250k tournaments except cluj. Fuck guardian, biggest choker since device.
2016-01-26 17:33:20
2016-01-21 14:54:00
Noice ! :D
CG ollof. What a performance you had.
2016-01-21 15:15:34
ok congrats

2016-01-21 15:49:34
olof deserved meister
2016-01-21 16:03:09
leggit 100%
2016-01-21 17:11:50
meister olofmeister
2016-01-21 18:10:29
2016-01-21 19:26:58
2016-01-21 19:40:56
100% deserved :)
2016-01-21 20:04:15
Congratz Maeztro &#128077;
2016-01-21 21:45:36
LOOOOL not 1st...
2016-01-21 22:36:17
Happy #1! Top bait best bait! Happy so good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Eat baguette.
2016-01-26 09:36:14
ahahha french PJSalt as always... 'kennys top 1 even though he was a bot with awp in almost all of 2015', 'happy best stats, doesnt matter if all his frags are baited and only gotten because he killed his teammates to get them, making them worthless'.

2016-01-26 17:31:28
No ! Happy and kennys arn't the first one for me... Olof too, sorry but for me he was bad...
2016-01-27 22:14:09
French logic ? Do I have to speak about kenny and happy ? No sorry man :/

2016-01-27 22:16:14
Love you olof!
2016-01-22 21:42:13
He watching you from his scout
He says to you, you have no pass
He watching you from his scout
He says to you, you have no pass
2016-01-23 16:51:57
well earned
2016-01-28 23:12:50

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