Top 20 players of 2013: f0rest (2)

Tgwri1s
January 19th, 2014 22:32

The second place on our Top 20 of 2013 ranking by eSportsventure.com goes to Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg who had one of the best years of his career, helping NiP win nine international titles. He had a number of amazing tournaments, but his MVP-worthy display at Copenhagen Games stood out as the best in CS:GO's short history. He was also the most consistent player of the year and the king of pistol rounds.

Basic info and history

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Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg is probably the most experienced person among the top players in the scene, having started his international breakthrough in CS 1.6 way back in 2005. Back then he took the world by surprise by starring for a relatively unknown Begrip squad during their unsuspecting triumph at WEG Season 2 in South Korea.

He then moved to fnatic in 2006 in which he stayed until the end of 2010, having a number of successful seasons, especially the one in 2009 when his from then on teammate Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund joined and they dominated the scene.

During all those years he was always one of the best players in the world, grabbing awards left and right, and he also ended up in 6th place on our Top 20 of 2010. Later he also got 5th place in the Top 20 of 2011 following a great year with SK Gaming where they were neck and neck with the Poles of ESC in the battle for the best team of the year.

In 2012 they had some disappointing results by their standards, and the team was earlier than most rumored to have their eyes set on the new game, CS:Global Offensive. Lindberg and Alesund were some of the main supporters of switching to the new game, and they were among the first to do it, creating NiP in August of 2012 and beginning a new chapter in their careers.

Already in the first international CS:GO event, DreamHack Valencia, Lindberg showed he would do quite well in the new game, as he put in his first of many MVP worthy performances. From then on, together with Alesund, they ruled the world as the two best players while NiP went on a winning streak of 58 map wins in a row to end the year.

2013 continued in the same manner, with the Ninjas dominating the early part of the year starting with Mad Catz Vienna. As they beat the likes of Nostalgie, ESC Gaming and Anexis, Lindberg was as usual one of the best players of the event with 0.83 kills per round and a 1.31 rating, only trailing his teammate Alesund.


Starting the year off at Mad Catz Vienna

The deadly duo would continue alternating in their domination during the next several events, with Lindberg's time to shine coming at TECHLABS Cup Moscow and, more importantly, at Copenhagen Games.

In the warm-up for the Danish event that would attract all the best teams in the world, NiP attended TECHLABS Cup in Moscow where they had to fight off a rising Virtus.pro squad with 16-12 and 16-10 victories. The streak was extended to 70-0 while Lindberg put in his first definite MVP performance, having an amazing 0.96 kills per round in this short tournament.

But that wasn't the best he can do, as his play the week after at Copenhagen Games set up an impossible standard for anyone to repeat any time soon.  As NiP notched up another 15 map wins and grabbed another title, Lindberg had a stunning year's highest 1.03 kills per round and a 1.61 rating, playing exceptionally well in every single match.

He particularly destroyed his former organization fnatic's squad in the upper bracket semi-final, having the best series anyone has had all year long with a 65:18 score and a 2.23 rating, including 39 kills on the second map.

 


f0rest's Man of the Match video vs. fnatic

Lindberg himself pointed out that match as one of his best memories of the year, although even he can't quite explain how it came to that performance.

"Well the thing that stood out the most this year was obviously our streak which was an unbelievable achievement and I believe all of us are really proud of that one.

But there is one other thing that stands out which was the game against fnatic at Copenhagen Games where I came up with some huge number and it was such an amazing match to play. I felt like the good old f0rest who could destroy anything. That feeling kept me going and wanting to improve.

I can't really remember if I did anything special that day or what kind of state of mind I was in, I guess it just came as a surprise to myself when I was able to rise to that kind of level. It was really incredible and I just felt like I could do anything during that game (which I pretty much could). Those games don't happen often, but when they do it's about to get nasty."

With two MVP-worthy performances behind him, Lindberg ended up on top of all the charts at their next event as well, SLTV StarSeries V Finals (1.22 rating), but this time it was not such a happy occasion. The big streak was ended at 87-0 by Virtus.pro, who later also beat NiP in the final (15-19, 14-16).

But after being knocked down for the first time, the team quickly got back up and won their next two events in April, RaidCall EMS One Spring Finals and ESEA Season 13 Global Finals. Lindberg had continued with his impressive form, concluding the February-April season with having a rating above 1.00 on 46 out of his 49 maps during those 6 events, and adding his third potentially MVP-worthy performance in Cologne.


Out of 49 maps on LAN until the end of April, f0rest had a rating above 1.00 in 46 of them

After that busy spring schedule, NiP were due for a break in May. But upon returning to practice they started recording some below standard results online, losing to Copenhagen Wolves and Western Wolves in the RC EMS One Summer cups, as well as to LDLC in Fnatic FragOut Season 2.

Not being in top shape coming into the next big event, DreamHack Summer, almost cost NiP the tournament, as they barely survived the group stage thanks to a hail-mary move from Richard "Xizt" Landström against Publiclir.se.

Lindberg's performance was never the issue though, and as once again the most impressive player of the event with 0.91 kills per round and a 1.33 rating, he led NiP to another title as they bested Copenhagen Wolves, Virtus.pro and Epsilon.

"After our streak ended I felt that it was a huge relief, now we can actually see what we can improve in our game rather than just running around winning no matter what we did.

We did take a break from events trying to focus on DreamHack Summer, I do believe teams got a lot better during that timeframe and the fact that they saw that we could be beaten really got them going I think. We did come in to the tournament feeling well prepared and focused on the task ahead of us.

It did not go the way we planned by being destroyed by Western Wolves on nuke 16-2 then playing the deciding match against Team X (Publiclir.se) which was proven to be one hell of a match to play and one freaking amazing comeback. Since we managed to proceed to the playoffs after having a shaky group stage, we did feel like we could take this home if we just got our s*** together, which we finally did."

But then two weeks later at RaidCall EMS One Summer Finals another hickup would hit NiP, losing to Virtus.pro in the semi-final (16-11, 11-16, 14-16). For the first time in the year Lindberg had struggled in a series in those two maps they lost, but he still ended up with a good 1.10 rating for the tournament.


f0rest's entry kills couldn't save NiP in Cologne

And it was by no means a bad display from him, as he had one of his best entry killing performances of the year this time, with a 15:3 score on the T side even though he usually isn't the team's main attacker.

"friberg does also like to play aggressively and we need to balance it out so we don't have two guys dying the at the same time which would instantly cost us the round. So we like to try and take turns on who's gonna try and go for the pick. I still try and go aggressive mid-rounds though cuz that's just the way I like to play"

The team got their revenge at SLTV StarSeries VI Finals, this time defeating Virtus (9-16, 16-10, 19-17) and later edging Na`Vi in the final. They would then have another one month long break before returning in August for ESEA Season 14 Global Finals.

As the only team from Europe this time, NiP didn't have a lot of problems taking home another trophy, although compLexity did take a map from them in the final (16-11, 13-16, 16-10). Lindberg was back to his flawless self, doing great in every map, although still ending up second best to his teammate Alesund with a 1.31 rating.

In September they would win their ninth and final title of the year, conquering DreamHack Bucharest. It would also be the last chapter in their domination over VeryGames, as they beat the French in the quarter-final 16-10, 16-2, and later got past Astana Dragons and Lemondogs at the last two steps.


f0rest showcasing his impressive aim in the semi-final against VeryGames

After that, the rivalry with VG would complete reverse, with the Frenchmen winning on the next occasion when they met online in MSI Beat it European Finals (7-16, 8-16), as well as on LAN at SLTV StarSeries VII Finals (14-16, 6-16).

Even though Lindberg again played well in almost every map, NiP ended up losing to two different teams at the same event for the first time in their history, seeing Astana Dragons later knock them out after a thriller in the consolidation final (16-7, 12-16, 20-22).

At the next event which was RaidCall EMS One Fall Finals, Lindberg's great play in the semi-final vs. Copenhagen Wolves (71:44, 1.47 rating) pushed NiP through to another final, but again VeryGames defeated them (16-5, 14-16, 6-16).


Pistol round vs. Na`Vi at RC EMS One Fall Finals

Just like at most other events, Lindberg was one of the best players in pistol rounds at RC EMS One Fall Finals as well, and it seems that he particularly enjoys those rounds.

"I love playing the pistol rounds, they are the rounds with the least grenades, everyone is on even terms with weapons. I just love those rounds and I do play them quite randomly cuz that is probably the only round it can actually work 9/10 times and it's just my type of gamestyle, being overly aggressive really going all in trying to kill them all in the shortest amount of time required.

That makes for sweet plays and funny moments, just like my 1 deagle headshot on to rattlesnake on nuke which had me burst out in laughter, as well as my team."

Next up was ESWC at the end of October, but despite a good start and a convincing win over compLexity in the quarter-final (16-6, 16-2), NiP then lost to VeryGames for the third time in a row in the semi-final (13-16, 16-19).

"The hardest defeat against VeryGames was for me the one during ESWC, and it was the third time they beat us so I took that one pretty damn hard and I think it showed on the whole team as well.

Knowing that they have improved a lot managing to beat us 3 times in a row really had us thinking about our gamestyle and what we need to improve on."

With that in mind, the Ninjas turned their full focus to the biggest and final event of the year, DreamHack Winter, where it was imperative to finally stop the Frenchmen.

And after getting through their group, and a tough match against LGB, they met VeryGames in another semi-final clash.

"What we learned from those matches [against VeryGames] was that it was about time we started to study teams, and study them a lot. So we were watching a lot of demos of them playing and we managed to get an idea of how they played which helped us tremendously during DreamHack."

More prepared than ever, Ninjas in Pyjamas clinched the series this time (16-13, 6-16, 16-5), and moved on to the biggest final of the year.


f0rest during the match against VeryGames at DH Winter

But to everyone's surprise, the much less experienced fnatic managed to defeat them and grab the $100,000 cheque in front of their noses (14-16, 16-6, 2-16). 

"That win against VeryGames at DreamHack felt like a tournament victory, we drained ourselves both emotionally and mentally, we really gave everything we had that game. In the end I think we were too focused about VeryGames and forgot about other teams. But that match was very important for us to win as a team and we proved a lot to ourselves."

Although he was once again one of the best players of the event, and his team's top rated member (1.13 rating), Lindberg wasn't happy with how he played in the deciding map of the final.

"I am really disappointed with my performance versus fnatic at the DreamHack final. I didn't manage to do a whole lot during that game especially on train when it felt like my team needed me the most, so I took that game very hard and I'm gonna practice to make sure that doesn't happen again, losing another final that is."

Even though they ended the year by not winning their last four international tournaments, Ninjas in Pyjamas were certainly the most successful team of 2013, and Lindberg is very proud of what they accomplished.

"This year was by far the best year achievement wise, I am really proud of what we managed to achieve and hopefully we can keep that going. It feels really good that I can still perform fairly well during these days since I'm starting to hit the age when people talk about retiring in CS (25-26), and the fact that I am able to keep up with others just makes me wanna see how far I can push this.

Individual wise I think I would rate this year 2nd after my performance in 2009 which I am really proud of, it might even share a spot with my 2006 performance, both of those were incredible years for me and I'm starting to feel like I can hit that kind of level again and help my team even more."

Despite now being a true veteran in the scene with over 9 years of top level experience, Lindberg still has motivation to keep it up in 2014.

"What keeps me going throughout all these years is that I see myself improve and really not falling behind other players in terms of skill / reflexes. CS:GO does have a huge part in why I still play, it came as a fresh breeze of air at the exact moment when I needed it the most.

The game keeps growing, e-sports in general are growing unbelievably much these past years and it won't seem to slow down in the near future. I hope that I can prove that just because you hit that magical 25-26 age it doesn't mean that you should retire, nor starting to feel bad about still playing. The youngster needs to prove me wrong if they want me out of the picture.


The f0rest and GeT_RiGhT duo still as strong as ever

After spending the last 5 years in the same team with Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund, Lindberg still isn't sure why the duo works so well, but he hopes that the partnership will continue to flourish.

"GTR and I do indeed seem to work incredibly good no matter what team we end up in and we have created something unique that I hope we can cherish throughout our carriers. I don't really believe we complement each other too well as we often seem to be holding different bombsites on maps, I don't often go with him as T either.

But it must be something we do right and I won't think about it too much, as I believe what we have is just something we should keep rolling with, but we tend to make incredible 2vX situations with each other without talking, could be that, could be nothing.

Nonetheless he is by far the best player I've ever played with and I hope I can keep playing with him for years to come."

Why is he the 2nd best player in 2013?

Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg had one of the best, if not the best, years of his career, and it was the kind of performance that would if it happened in some other time almost certainly guarantee him the title of Player of the Year.

He truly did everything right – played well at every event he attended, had a number of MVP-worthy performances that helped his team win titles and was the most consistent player of the year.

But even though that made him a serious candidate for the first place, far ahead of most of the other players on the list, it ultimately wasn't enough.

Also worth noting is that he was by far the best player in pistol rounds, and he was one of the most successful players in T-side entry kills (55% duels won).

Bold prediction

Na`Vi's youngest member, Denis "seized" Kostin is the one who impressed Lindberg the most in his short time in the scene, and he also reminds him of an old teammate from the Begrip and fnatic days.

Russia Denis "seized" Kostin

"I think seized has grown a lot as a player after joining Na`Vi and in the later stages of the year he's been really stepping up, proving himself and even during scrims he's an absolute monster, destroying people.

He reminds me a bit of Tentpole, the way he holds the B site on inferno and his overall playstyle, really being smart about his choice before going into battle."

What did you think of Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg's year? Did he maybe deserve first place? Was it the best year of his career?

Even though all of you should know by now who will end up in first place, stay tuned for the full article and a lengthy interview with the winner tomorrow. In case you missed some of the places on our list you can check out our main article with links to all of Top 20 players of 2013 by eSportsventure.com.

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f0rest the king! ps. n1111
2014-01-19 22:32
#20
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Venezuela chespiZ 
gtr top camp
2014-01-19 22:37
no fifflaren top
2014-01-19 22:48
f0rest da KING
2014-01-19 22:46
do you refresh the site till its up?
2014-01-20 06:29
Nooooooooooo!
2014-01-19 22:32
gg
2014-01-19 22:33
#4
United Kingdom grund 
/close
2014-01-19 22:33
f0rpf0rpf0rp!
2014-01-19 22:33
lol
2014-01-19 23:23
#6
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Liechtenstein Chamele0n 
EXZ #1
2014-01-19 22:33
ahhhhhh rlY neo top1
2014-01-19 22:33
#245
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Poland dziad5 
good joke
2014-01-20 21:01
#8
rain | 
Russia armadA_ 
ok
2014-01-19 22:33
#9
Sweden Jawnt 
Well deserved.
2014-01-19 22:33
so Fifflaren is the #1.. :D
2014-01-19 22:33
Wp f0rest so who's first ?...
2014-01-19 22:34
gtr obviously
2014-01-19 22:36
First is k1ck fox. #k1ck fox > w0rlD
2014-01-19 22:46
+1
2014-01-20 18:21
#46
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Finland NUCL3AR 
jOELZ
2014-01-19 22:46
#78
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Brazil autismo 
fiff
2014-01-19 23:09
for a second i thought the question was "who's f0rest?"
2014-01-20 03:25
dat photo, BEAST
2014-01-19 22:34
expected. eoNs top 1.
2014-01-19 22:34
f0rest #2 fifflaren #1 /thread
2014-01-19 22:34
Didn see this coming
2014-01-19 22:34
#156
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Brazil hugoooo 
For real?? Everybody was calling it since the position #20. We all knew who would be the top2 and top1.
2014-01-20 05:10
Damn it. I wanted Patrick to win this so badly. Nevertheless rat-style GTR wins(rat doesn't imply to his personality)
2014-01-19 22:35
His looks?
2014-01-20 01:16
:D
2014-01-19 22:36
nice f0rest, well deserved, imo best player ever... he was such a beast in 1.6, always just next to neo, and now hes on the top again, what a player, GJ forest
2014-01-19 22:37
#63
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Netherlands liQuidmoTion 
Aye the longevity of his stay on top2-3 of the world is insane
2014-01-19 22:56
you people just don't forget to put neo in your comments :D
2014-01-20 03:26
It's the only thing they had, let them have at least those sweet memories.
2014-01-20 13:39
So brutal :<:< :D
2014-01-20 19:48
#21
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Denmark denzu 
fiff first for sure
2014-01-19 22:37
swag pic
2014-01-19 22:37
1- get_right DA best !
2014-01-19 22:37
#25
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Ireland ConorMcGregor 
GTR 1ST
2014-01-19 22:38
n1 fiff, I'm so proud of you!
2014-01-19 22:38
#27
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Brazil Lucasxp 
Honestly? I do not think f0rest was better than Scream or shox 2013
2014-01-19 22:38
-1111111111 mut
2014-01-19 22:44
according to the stats, he was.
2014-01-19 22:44
#54
Brazil chqr 
Are you fucking kidding with me ? It is about a whole YEAR!! Not a few matchs on the end of the year...
2014-01-19 22:51
lol:D
2014-01-19 22:56
ScreaM? ScreaM isnt even a top5 player dafuq are you talking about
2014-01-19 23:05
This is why Scream was #7. The top 6 played much better than him.
2014-01-19 23:08
#83
ZELIN | 
Portugal Cyborgy 
scream?are u fucking kidding me?
2014-01-19 23:12
#117
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Denmark dondane 
wow dat statement... Scream is an insane aimer, but dude plz, he's not even close to being on forest level in all other aspects.
2014-01-20 00:16
Brazilian spammer, reported.
2014-01-20 04:23
shoulda watched the esea finals last night XD scream with a ridiculous 0.74 rating or some shit. and shoxie not much better.
2014-01-20 16:18
Scream got a good team. Thats why he's top 7# nothing else
2014-01-20 17:21
and ofc gtr #1 !! but f0rest well deserved #2. He truly is the god of CS!
2014-01-19 22:39
#29
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Denmark BATISTUTA9 
Such a great person, from what i have seen over the years.
2014-01-19 22:39
Clearly deserved, phenomenal player!
2014-01-19 22:40
#31
Korea ws0 
my favourite player since 2006, wp f0restwOw~
2014-01-19 22:41
#NumberOneDevice
2014-01-19 22:41
Somebody pls put some Steve jobs glasses on him in this pic hltv.org/?pageid=154&galleryid=5497&pict.. LOL!!!
2014-01-19 22:41
shut up
2014-01-20 02:36
hi inet warrior
2014-01-20 09:39
#34
Albania DSK~ 
for me still the best player in the world, f0rest keep it up you are a living legend :).
2014-01-19 22:43
They will announce that jw #8 was a joke, and tomorrow it will be proven that(jw best). Gtr will get the #8 slot.
2014-01-19 22:43
#41
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Hong Kong SHiFT^up 
+1 (jw best)
2014-01-19 22:45
best player of cs history
2014-01-19 22:44
#157
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Brazil hugoooo 
1.6 - neo: even with way worse teammates than f0rest, neo is the best ever. GO - GeT_RiGhT: since he became a pro in 1.6, he always playing better than f0rest. On GO, he's clearly the best. f0rest is the 2nd best 1.6 player ever and the 2nd best GO player ever. Double silver for him.
2014-01-20 05:16
#160
ARTeMis | 
Australia zebO 
Neo's overrated by a mile. Fanboys.
2014-01-20 05:34
+1 GTR have so many haters here :D and f0rest so many fanboys
2014-01-20 10:25
deserved
2014-01-19 22:44
#40
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Hong Kong SHiFT^up 
"Even though all of you should know by now who will end up in first place, stay tuned for the full article and a lengthy interview with the winner tomorrow." Yeah, we all know (jw best)
2014-01-19 22:44
The One and only, f0rest :D gj and gl in future
2014-01-19 22:45
neo > all
2014-01-19 22:47
who da KING? f0rest da KING!
2014-01-19 22:47
where?
2014-01-19 23:50
to the narnia :D
2014-01-19 23:58
noooo! f0rest No.1!!!
2014-01-19 22:47
#50
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Sweden mrarrogant 
NiP predicts seized, Frenchmen KQLR and fnatic centryz. This shit is so biased!
2014-01-19 22:48
Its supposed to be biased. Its their opinions.
2014-01-19 23:34
#196
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United Kingdom jMz86 
+1 Not sure if he is see-ree-us!!
2014-01-20 11:27
jOELZ #1
2014-01-19 22:49
:(
2014-01-19 22:49
#55
Slovakia pgb1 
f0rest the only god of cs
2014-01-19 22:52
f0rest THE KING
2014-01-19 22:53
#57
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Slovakia DRUGI 
fifflaren -> TOP 1!
2014-01-19 22:54
Let me guess. GeT_RiGhT will be number 1.
2014-01-19 22:55
#61
TRuve | 
Hungary TRuve 
GTR top1 GG
2014-01-19 22:56
f0rest n1.
2014-01-19 22:56
f0rest is still playing CS, what a love to the game. Damn, it's been so many years since 2006, I feel old.
2014-01-19 22:56
f0rp!!!!!!!!!!!
2014-01-19 22:56
TOP1 !
2014-01-19 22:57
nice
2014-01-19 22:59
gz f0rest and Get_Right
2014-01-19 23:02
congratulations my master! :)
2014-01-19 23:03
i called it GeT-RiGhT and f0rest 1 and 2 spot grats to them!
2014-01-19 23:04
Wow, what a hard call to make. I'm so impressed right now!
2014-01-19 23:41
As if nobody knew it, right?
2014-01-20 01:19
Thanks for spoiling who is first.
2014-01-20 01:52
No way! Dude! It's like you're a psychic and shit!
2014-01-20 13:46
wonder who will be 1st
2014-01-19 23:05
congratz.
2014-01-19 23:06
:]]]]
2014-01-19 23:07
Best player ever
2014-01-19 23:09
#159
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Brazil hugoooo 
1.6 - neo GO - GTR f0rest is runner up in both
2014-01-20 05:22
Best Player Ever.
2014-01-20 09:19
shox rating 1.18, f0rest rating 1.27 but u still gona write that shox should be 2nd
2014-01-19 23:10
well, shox rating includes the ones he achieved playing for lesser teams such as img and tcm, i bet since he joined vg his rating had been rising masssively
2014-01-20 02:24
there is nothing to bet bro, he has 2 tournaments in which he wasnt playing for VG, in 1st one he made rating 0.69 (and that was only 2 maps) and in second 1.36
2014-01-20 07:04
i like pie
2014-01-20 07:59
conversation with you is like: youtube.com/watch?v=S91xgs0eF3U
2014-01-20 15:47
dude that has nothing to do with pie
2014-01-20 19:30
Great performance this year king! gz!
2014-01-19 23:10
f0rest best player
2014-01-19 23:10
KING
2014-01-19 23:11
#84
oxley | 
Macedonia Trolldor 
f0rest u beast!
2014-01-19 23:17
#87
World mhk- 
bullshit ratings, made with looking thru blue and yellow classes
2014-01-19 23:28
amahgad scream headshot top1 playah world!!111 Go watch some more highlights, newbie.
2014-01-19 23:36
#95
World mhk- 
I would suggest shoxie more mr.omaba
2014-01-19 23:44
This is the top players of _THE WHOLE YEAR_ list, not top players of couple of months list.
2014-01-19 23:46
That's probably because you are an idiot.
2014-01-20 13:47
Jealous kid. Stop spam or report.
2014-01-20 04:25
Best player who ever touched Counter-Strike.
2014-01-19 23:29
just give him razer krait and you will see rating 2,80 :DD
2014-01-20 00:07
Forest the god of cs since forever. Totally deserved.
2014-01-19 23:35
+1
2014-01-19 23:40
GTR > f0rest since he started to play in fnatic, ever and forever GTR is absolute best player in the world, VERY underrated by f0rest fanboys
2014-01-19 23:47
Maybe. But he is definately not as entertaining as f0rest, so he is the best for me :).
2014-01-19 23:50
still, GTR's gamesense is just better
2014-01-19 23:52
Well i enjoy to watch the frontline action, not the constant lurking in the back. Peace.
2014-01-19 23:52
+1
2014-01-20 00:16
+1000
2014-01-20 10:17
+100
2014-01-20 17:31
Greatest player of all time, more legendary than HeatoN
2014-01-19 23:41
#180
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Denmark denzu 
you can't get more legendary than HeatoN
2014-01-20 09:32
tentopole steroids do not aprove this !
2014-01-20 10:35
There is no doubt that GTR is #1 now.
2014-01-19 23:46
Was there ever any doubt about it?
2014-01-19 23:47
No there werent.
2014-01-19 23:55
sorry neo f0rest is better
2014-01-19 23:46
rating f0rest is 1.30 right ?
2014-01-19 23:47
overall yes but in 2013 1.27
2014-01-19 23:52
#103
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Ukraine petruska 
Forst=Get_right=#1
2014-01-19 23:49
get right 1
2014-01-19 23:56
His responses are hilarious lol. Mad respect to f0rest. Incredible to think that he's been so consistently good for so long. RESPECT.
2014-01-20 00:04
#114
Sunde | 
Hungary Tibbse 
nice f0rpy
2014-01-20 00:02
f0rest, what a legend
2014-01-20 00:13
#119
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Hungary lemusz 
well played, gg
2014-01-20 00:36
Fifflaren #1 <3
2014-01-20 00:40
fifflaren is number 1 teamkiller youtube.com/watch?v=f3WlVC8LyS0
2014-01-20 06:18
<3 <3 f0rest!!!
2014-01-20 00:40
Nice Statements
2014-01-20 00:41
Nice one f0rest, deserved !
2014-01-20 00:44
f0rest way ahead of shox, lol @ the people that were arguing shox would be second. amazing play this year
2014-01-20 00:45
yea because before vg shox had such great teams to be able to show his full potential !!!
2014-01-20 02:20
Stop with excuses. Shox sucked donkey ass and thats it!
2014-01-20 04:26
well so do you, but then literal :/
2014-01-20 07:58
You just keep stating it....shoxie didn't play that much worse in those 2 tournaments he played for another team.
2014-01-20 10:57
did i state that i like pie yet? cuz i do like pie alot
2014-01-20 13:15
#125
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Bulgaria raponq 
nice niggah
2014-01-20 00:46
Well deserved. Don't even think about retiring f0rest! That age-thing is pure bullshit. Even cArn seems to regret that he was listen to that saying. I hope to see more years of f0rest-power.
2014-01-20 00:48
top 1 GeT_RiGhT, infa 100
2014-01-20 01:06
The Legend
2014-01-20 01:05
Once again, thanks for the show f0rest! 8)
2014-01-20 02:01
+1
2014-01-20 02:32
best player in history
2014-01-20 02:07
well, what can you say about dA-DeStRoYeR?
2014-01-20 02:12
+1
2014-01-20 02:16
shox > forest
2014-01-20 02:18
shox never will be better than f0rest haha dream france noob titan failed
2014-01-20 02:47
#145
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Taiwan SCVready 
Living legend! as well as GeT_RiGhT
2014-01-20 03:15
deserved!
2014-01-20 03:29
he is mad. f0rp > 1.
2014-01-20 03:41
polska is the best. NEO > all
2014-01-20 04:08
how guardian didnt get top 3 is beyond me...
2014-01-20 04:25
Guardian, hahaha!
2014-01-20 04:27
And then you would say: how the fuck the guy isn't top1 with those rankings hahahaha. Deserved, wanna see GTR's article.
2014-01-20 05:14
gtr top 1
2014-01-20 05:39
heaton top1
2014-01-20 06:29
"GTR and I do indeed seem to work incredibly good no matter what team we end up in and we have created something unique that I hope we can cherish throughout our carriers." Now kiss!
2014-01-20 06:33
who da king?f0rest dA KING!
2014-01-20 06:55
expected, deserves top1 for sure
2014-01-20 07:07
f0restwOw~ simply the best of all time
2014-01-20 07:10
f0rest > gtr
2014-01-20 07:23
#174
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Belarus ALBiNh0 
Top 20 players of 2013: Overdrive (1)
2014-01-20 08:27
Finally, someone intelligent on hltv.
2014-01-20 08:32
Raise your Overdrive (/º.º)/
2014-01-20 17:35
Comparing Seized to Tentpole, I'd be well happy with that!
2014-01-20 08:58
nice :) f0rest dA kIng and GTR inc 1st :)
2014-01-20 10:04
#184
World doh 
f0rest GTR best duo ever !!
2014-01-20 10:05
5th seized's prediction
2014-01-20 10:44
Bold prediction : Seized!!!! GOGO NAVI
2014-01-20 10:51
Soo the greatest eco-killer of all times grabs the 1st place, gjgj...
2014-01-20 11:37
-1
2014-01-20 12:34
From kucher fan,hahahah!
2014-01-20 14:57
he is also best pistol round player, so he truly deserve all eco frags for sure
2014-01-20 15:58
f0rest is a living legend and completely deserved spot on the ranking!
2014-01-20 11:37
f0rest, ignore the age factor and just keep playing as long as you like. just think of that demo match vs old NiP at inferno online. sure it was just for fun, but did you really feel age was such a big factor? as long as you keep practicing you'll be able to play it at least until your 30s. remember esports are a new thing and you guys are breaking way for the next generation, so you will be determining how long you play. congratulations on the award!
2014-01-20 11:50
1- GTR 2- f0rest 1.6ers 4ever (y)
2014-01-20 12:05
king
2014-01-20 12:55
f0rest GODKING >d fnatic 2009 cmon f0rest gtr gux unbeatable trio shoxie learn from the god >D
2014-01-20 13:14
legend
2014-01-20 14:55
NICE!!!!!
2014-01-20 14:56
gz Forest :3
2014-01-20 15:07
#219
f0rest | 
Romania 69sRs 
gg f0rest, the best player so far
2014-01-20 15:48
#220
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Japan mameloff 
OK!! fiffy NO.1!!
2014-01-20 15:48
Nice f0rest ;) best player overall
2014-01-20 15:49
talking about tentpole he is became real monster..
2014-01-20 16:23
Well deserved, awesome player :)
2014-01-20 16:27
so neo top1 again ;-)
2014-01-20 16:51
nah gtr is top1 imo f0rest > gtr
2014-01-20 18:03
well ofc it's neo
2014-01-20 17:24
Such a legend, the best ever
2014-01-20 17:36
nice
2014-01-20 18:41
He is the best fps player ever......to be so consistent for close to a decade in such a competitive and challenging fps e-sport is by itself the greatest feat
2014-01-20 18:51
seized respect!
2014-01-20 19:03
Deserved, gg.
2014-01-20 19:37
da king
2014-01-20 19:38
and I thought cen9 is second, my bad!
2014-01-20 20:02
#246
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Poland dziad5 
1st LUQ
2014-01-20 21:02
f0restwOw~
2014-01-20 21:08
schneider top 1?
2014-01-20 21:43
cloud-3.steampowered.com/ugc/33892577509.. get rajt top 1 ? hahahahaha
2014-01-20 22:16
#250
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Poland dziad5 
nice
2014-01-20 22:19
#253
Poland oFi 
it's not him -_-
2014-01-21 12:41
Well decerved! :)
2014-01-21 01:30
f0rest is the king no queastions about that, gj man ,truly deserved , keep headshooting and dont think about retirement, not yet :]
2014-01-22 21:36
thank you f0rest... im born, raised, and live in los angeles. represent! i'd also like to commend f0rest (and gtr) on their courage in embracing the roles of pioneers. i was, and still am one of the naysayers of cs:go. i was disappointed and prepared to no longer have my very own "monday nght football" to follow and live through.... so thanks for keeping it alive and doin' what most others were scared to.
2014-01-24 00:04
deserved
2014-01-25 00:21
sick
2014-05-19 04:33
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