Team Ranking: October 2016

We have updated our Global Team Ranking—powered by EGB.com—for October 2016.

October was a busy month for top flight teams and for those competing in the rat race for upward mobility, with two premier tournaments in the form of EPICENTER: Moscow and the ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals in São Paulo, which gave the top tier plenty to fight for, while there were smaller tournaments like ESWC 2016 and WESG's Europe and CIS offline qualifier.

Back in August the off-season saw Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev move to Natus Vincere, Aleksi "allu" Jalli make the jump to FaZe, with perhaps the biggest move being a three player swap between fnatic and GODSENT. During September, teams tested out their new lineups at events like the SL i-League StarSeries Season 2 finals and ESL One New York, while other teams like Astralis and Envy gave their rosters one last go after the halt.


dignitas squeeze into the Top 3

Now, another wave of changes happened as teams keep fine-tuning their lineups ahead of the much anticipated ELEAGUE Major in Atlanta, GA. Some of the most notable transfers of late have been Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson and Jonas "Lekr0" Olofsson returning to their former teams, Astralis bringing on Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander and his Legend status—then prompting FaZe to pick-up the IGL they much needed in the form of Finn "karrigan" Andersen—, Christian "loWel" Garcia Antoran being brought on in lieu of Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný on mousesports' roster, and Envy adding Christophe "SIXER" Xia for Timothée "DEVIL" Démolon.

There has been a period of uncertainty the past few months, which has been furthered by the off-season changes, and is currently in what seems like an interminable journey to the next Major. This month has seen it continue with both premier tournaments having been won by different teams and making it now seven in a row with a different champion, which means this is the most even it has ever been at the top of our ranking, with six teams over 600 points there is no clear #1 team.

To summarize the ranking for new readers:

Our team ranking is based on teams' achievements over the past year (with severe decay in points throughout each month), recent form over the last 2 months, and performance at offline events in the last 3 months.

Each team is required to have a three-man core in order to retain their points and online results are included but have minimal effect (only affecting 'Form') at the top of the table and mainly serve to put new teams on the map.

We will always have a special page where you will be able to find the latest, weekly version of our ranking.

Here is the current top 30 table as of November 1st, 2016, which goes more in-depth into the way points are distributed. You can see the lineup for each team by hovering over their name in the table.

Please note that the +/- gain on this table differs from our weekly rankings page, and is in relation to the ranking update of September 2016.

Top 30 Team Ranking Powered by EGB.com

Rank Team Achievements Form LANs Total points +/-
1. Brazil SK 500 150 277 927 -
2. Poland Virtus.pro 440 135 291 866 -
3. Denmark Dignitas 292 200 300 792 +4
4. CIS Natus Vincere 331 73 296 700 -1
5. United States Cloud9 236 154 242 632 -
6. Sweden NiP 251 122 240 613 -2
7. France G2 223 80 155 458 +1
8. Europe mousesports 111 104 139 354 +8
9. France Envy 133 123 91 347 -
10. United States Liquid 159 48 119 326 -4
11. Sweden fnatic 170 88 31 289 +6
12. North America OpTic 73 101 86 260 -
13. Europe FaZe 50 110 48 208 +2
14. Brazil Immortals 61 83 41 185 -1
15. Denmark Astralis 110 49 22 181 -5
16. CIS FlipSid3 60 35 33 128 +2
17. China TYLOO 31 60 26 117 +3
18. Europe HellRaisers 31 48 36 115 +5
19. Denmark Heroic 44 33 32 109 -5
20. China VG.CyberZen 18 62 22 102 +1
21. Australia Renegades 19 52 16 87 +3
22. Germany ALTERNATE aTTaX 17 42 21 80 +6
23. CIS Gambit 35 28 14 77 -1
24. Poland Kinguin 15 42 17 74 +13
25. Sweden GODSENT 28 37 7 72 -14
26. Sweden Epsilon 17 39 12 68 +6
27. Europe LDLC 10 26 25 61 New
28. Europe NRG 8 45 6 59 -3
29. France Platinium 7 29 19 55 New
30. Turkey Space Soldiers 12 20 21 53 +1


*Hover over each team name for the full lineup.

We will now discuss the top fifteen teams in the ranking and examine whether or not their fortunes rose or fell in the month of October.

1. Brazil SK

Player Age Rating
Brazil Marcelo "coldzera" David 22 1.23
Brazil Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo 25 1.12
Brazil Lincoln "fnx" Lau 26 1.05
Brazil Fernando "fer" Alvarenga 25 1.04
Brazil Epitacio "TACO" de Melo 21 0.99

This month marks half a year since SK took the first place on the ranking in May. While it is true they gave it up momentarily at the end of the month, a second place in São Paulo got them back on the cusp. The cusp, however, is more of a plateau than a peak as there is not one team that can currently detach itself from the pack.


SK rewarded for consistency despite a tough loss on home turf 

The Brazilian team started the way they left off last month after ESL One New York, with a 3 - 4 place finish at EPICENTER: Moscow, where they lost to Virtus.pro in the semifinals, partially causing the momentary loss of first place. Their second event this month had a bitter aftertaste as they couldn’t take the final on home soil, but a second place finish isn't to be snubbed.

While mired in rumors about the team’s future, which were dispelled by TACO at EPICENTER: Moscow, SK still managed to have their achivements maxed out and good LAN results with nothing less than semi-final finishes. SK are also leading ECS Season 2 North America, with 21 points.

2. Poland Virtus.pro

Player Age Rating
Poland Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski 23 1.07
Poland Paweł "byali" Bieliński 22 1.04
Poland Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas 30 0.99
Poland Filip "NEO" Kubski 29 0.97
Poland Jarosław "pashaBiceps" Jarząbkowski 28 0.96

Virtus.pro were the interim leaders of the ranking for two weeks, but are now back at number two on our monthly ranking update. A third place at WESG is not a bad result per se, but not winning it against a field of theoretically weaker opponents certainly did not help their case. Also against them is not having won any premier tournament since ELEAGUE, much like SK since Cologne.


byali has been on fire since the summer break with three EVP selections

Another smudge on Virtus.pro’s record was not attending ESL’s Season 4 Pro League Finals, as they did not qualify for them. While online matches don’t carry much weight on their own, they can eventually lead to a good offline team missing a big final, reopening the age-old question of the relevance and necessity of online leagues with such packed schedules.

At EPICENTER: Moscow the Poles made it all the way to the grand final losing only to Dignitas, a team that was in top shape at the event. Their second place finish in Moscow assured Virtus.pro kept their recent LAN performances and achievements columns in good shape. Just a stone’s throw away from SK, and a likely contender to the coveted #1 spot, Virtus.pro will have to fight their biggest fight: become consistent.

3. Denmark dignitas

Player Age Rating
Denmark Kristian "k0nfig" Wienecke 19 1.16
Denmark Emil "Magisk" Reif 18 1.15
Denmark René "cajunb" Borg 26 1.12
Norway Ruben "RUBINO" Villarroel 22 0.96
Denmark Mathias "MSL" Lauridsen 21 0.88

The Danish squad of Dignitas have been climbing what has seemed an insurmountable mountain for a long time, way back since they broke into the Top 10 at the beginning of the year, a line they have crossed back-and-forth. Their first big win was overcoming Astralis and Heroic in the fight for Danish supremacy, but as of today it seems they’re miles ahead.

Their month started out with a big win at WESG 2016 Europe & CIS Regional Finals over Dmitry "hooch" Bogdanov’s .russia mix, although it must be noted due to the tournament's restrictions they played with Philip "aizy" Aistrup standing-in for RUBINO. While not the biggest tournament to win, it was still enough to help boost the team’s form and recent LAN columns, which are both currently maxed out after their biggest feat to date—winning EPICENTER: Moscow.


Magiskb0Y's rise in form has been paramount to dignitas' success 

k0nfig and Magisk have put the team over the top, but being the new kids on the block they’ll have to keep grinding to get their achievements up to par in the fight for first place. The Danes missed out on their first chance by bombing out of the ESL Pro League Season 4 Finals in 9 - 10 place. Now is the to see if they belong at the top.

4. CIS Natus Vincere

Player Age Rating
Ukraine Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev 19 1.15
Slovakia Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács 25 1.03
Russia Egor "flamie" Vasilyev 19 0.97
Ukraine Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev 28 0.92
Russia Denis "seized" Kostin 22 0.85

Natus Vincere won the last event of the month in September, ESL One NY, and could have flown out the gate this month. In a similar situation to Virtus.pro as far as online play goes, the CIS team failed to qualify for ESL’s Pro League finals in Brazil, which no doubt affected the team negatively.


IEM Oakland will be something for Na`Vi to look forward to

When it comes to LAN, however, Natus Vincere made it to the semifinals at EPICENTER: Moscow. They were unable to lift the trophy a second time in a row—something apparently nobody can do these days—, and made it to the semifinals thanks to round difference, but a third place finish is a third place finish and enough for them to hold on to fourth place.

With Liquid, G2, and Astralis being the three teams confirmed in their group 6 team group (two of which will come from the iBP Masters the week before) at IEM Oakland, it is highly likely Natus Vincere will make at least one deep run in the near future. The real question is: how deep?

5. United States Cloud9

Player Age Rating
United States Timothy "autimatic" Ta 20 1.15
United States Jake "Stewie2K" Yip 18 1.13
Canada Mike "shroud" Grzesiek 22 1.11
United States Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham 23 1.05
United States Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert 26 1.05

The North American team have been the second big underdog story this month after Dignitas won at EPICENTER, an event Cloud9 had no means of attending, by winning their biggest event to date and the biggest event a North American team has won in the history of CS:GO, the ESL Pro League Season 4.

autimatic with his HLTV MVP medal for ESL Pro League S4

autimatic earned the MVP award in a breakthrough performance in São Paulo

The team has been showing good form for the past few months both online and offline (currently second only to Dignitas), which allowed Cloud9 to reclaim the fifth spot on the ranking it had lost after the bump in the road that was being eliminated from ELEAGUE by FaZe.

With Stewie2K established and the rise of autimatic, the number one North American team will have iBP Masters too look forward to, as that is their ticket to IEM Oakland, an event they will have to attend if they want to keep playing in the big leagues.

6. Sweden NiP

Player Age Rating
Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund 26 1.12
Sweden Richard "Xizt" Landström 25 1.06
Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg 28 1.05
Sweden Adam "friberg" Friberg 25 1.02
Sweden Mikail "Maikelele" Bill 25 0.99

The biggest upset this month for the Ninjas came from being on the wrong side of a four-way tie at EPICENTER: Moscow, where they were eliminated despite trading maps with all of their opponents, which puts a huge asterisk next to their group exit at the Russian event.

A third place finish for NiP at the Pro League finals after losing to SK in three maps keeps the Swedes ahead of G2 and within arms reach of the Top 5. Additionally, since it has now been two months with Maikelele playing for NiP in Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi's stead, we have decided to rank the lineup with him in the team until it reverts back to its official state.

7. France G2

Player Age Rating
France Richard "shox" Papillon 24 1.10
Belgium Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom 22 1.07
France Alexandre "bodyy" Pianaro 19 0.97
France Cédric "RpK" Guipouy 27 0.95
France Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux 27 0.88

It has been a slow month for G2, who have only played at EPICENTER: Moscow, where they traded maps with NiP, Natus Vincere, and Dignitas. Their first map out of the groups, though, was a 16 – 0 loss on Train to SK. G2 recovered on Dust2 but finally fell on Cobblestone for a not spectacular 5 – 6 place finish.

G2’s form is amongst the poorest in the Top 10, and while they have shown they can flip the switch and exceed expectations, reaching finals and even winning tournaments, in their current form they are unable to be consistently good.

8. Europe mousesports

Player Age Rating
Bosnia and Herzegovina Nikola "NiKo" Kovač 19 1.17
Spain Christian "loWel" Garcia Antoran 19 1.10
Netherlands Chris "chrisJ" de Jong 26 1.06
Germany Timo "Spiidi" Richter 21 0.98
Germany Denis "denis" Howell 22 0.90

At the beginning of the month oskar was benched in mousesports, and it seemed the European team would go through some turmoil. In an unexpected move, they signed loWel, who ended up being a crucial asset this month and helped boost the team to a group win at ELEAGUE over Immortals and Cloud9.

http://www.hltv.org/gallery/view/74976


loWel came out guns blazing and finished the fourth highest rated player in Brazil

With chrisJ showing he can still handle the AWP and loWel sharing the fragging burden with NiKo, mousesports managed to also win their group at ESL Pro League in Brazil. Despite failing to make it to the final after losing to the eventual champions, Cloud9, mouz made enough of a dent to end up with a spot in the Top 10 and making the biggest leap out of all the ranked teams.

9. France EnVyUs

Player Age Rating
France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub 21 1.18
France Dan "apEX" Madesclaire 23 1.06
France Vincent "Happy" Schopenhauer 24 1.03
France Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt 22 1.00
France Christophe "SIXER" Xia 25 0.90

Envy stopped the bleeding and got themselves back into the Top 10, which they now managed to maintain. Swapping the youngster DEVIL with oldschooler SIXER could give the team renewed energies. So far, hoever, Envy ended in not-so-impressive 5 – 8 and 5 – 6 places at WESG and Pro League respectively, very far from where they used to hang back in the day.

Whether the change pans out remains to be seen, but as it stands Envy are the team with the poorest recent LAN rating in the Top 10. Northern Arena will be a good place for the team to recuperate, but another bad result could just be adding salt to the wound.

10. United States Liquid

Player Age Rating
United States Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski 19 1.05
United States Josh "jdm64" Marzano 26 1.02
United States Nick "nitr0" Cannella 21 1.01
Denmark Jacob "Pimp" Winneche 21 1.01
United States Spencer "Hiko" Martin 26 0.95

The post-s1mple depression seems to be deeper than many expected, and it looks like Luis “peacemaker” Tadeu’s departure isn’t making things easier. Hiko’s team currently sits with the poorest form out of all the Top 10 teams by a fair margin.


TFW you realize she's not coming back

Being eliminated in groups in Brazil after losses to OpTic, mousesports, and Envy, and currently sitting in fifth place on the ECS Season 2 standings puts Liquid on the brink of falling out of the Top 10.

11. Sweden fnatic

Player Age Rating
Sweden Dennis "dennis" Edman 25 1.12
Sweden Simon "twist" Eliasson 21 1.10
Sweden Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson 22 1.04
Sweden Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer 24 1.03
Sweden John "wenton" Eriksson 23 0.92

fnatic only played EPICENTER: Moscow this month, where they ended 5 – 6, and skipped the Pro League finals amidst roster changes. KRIMZ has now returned to rejoin LGB and fnatic teammates olofmeister and dennis. With him, his points, Legend status, and a boost on the ranking come back. But will they ever play the same again?


KRIMZ is back in black (and orange) 

12. North America OpTic

Player Age Rating
Spain Oscar "mixwell" Cañellas 21 1.12
United States William "RUSH" Wierzba 22 1.04
Canada Peter "stanislaw" Jarguz 22 1.04
United States Tarik "tarik" Celik 20 1.03
Canada Keith "NAF" Markovic 18 1.03

North America OpTic is currently a mixed bag, in which good play and bad play coexist, but the team has become stagnant. Scraping by the skin of their teeth out of the groups in Pro League will not suffice, and the team in green will have to show up in Montreal or alarm bells will start ringing.

13. Europe FaZe

Player Age Rating
Finland Aleksi "allu" Jalli 24 1.09
Norway Håvard "rain" Nygaard 22 1.07
Norway Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad 22 1.02
Denmark Philip "aizy" Aistrup 20 1.00
Denmark Finn "karrigan" Andersen 26 0.94

FaZe got a revamp in the form of karrigan. The change paid dividends immediately as the team made it through their ELEAGUE group over the hot team of the moment, Cloud9, but a group stage exit at the Pro League finals has investors worried as it remains to be seen if FaZe’s new in-game leader can direct all that firepower in the right direction. The iBP Masters and—perhaps—IEM Oakland will be good measuring points.


A big month lies ahead for FaZe

14. Brazil Immortals

Player Age Rating
Brazil Henrique "HEN1" Teles 21 1.21
Brazil Ricardo "boltz" Prass 19 1.15
Brazil João "felps" Vasconcellos 19 1.13
Brazil Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles 21 1.04
Brazil Wilton "zews" Prado 28 0.89

Immortals, the second home crowd favorites last weekend in São Paulo didn’t fare as well as SK, falling out in the group stages. The second Brazilian team is getting out of a slow period, but they could pick it back up by qualifying for IEM Oakland at the iBP Masters.

15. Denmark Astralis

Player Age Rating
Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz 21 1.15
Denmark Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye 18 1.10
Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen 23 1.08
Denmark Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander 21 1.01
Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth 21 0.98

Astralis was knocked out of the WESG CIS & Europe Finals by GODSENT for a 9 – 12 finish, their only matches of the month except two maps lost to G2 and two maps traded with mousesports online. Caught in a death spiral, Astralis are going to need to reset mentally with gla1ve’s signing if they want to start reclaiming lost ground.


Rock bottoms make good foundations 

You can also see which teams round up the Top 20 over at our dedicated team ranking page.

As November develops chances are teams will keep looking for the best way to grease their machines ahead of both the Main Qualifier and the ELEAGUE Major itself, which will take place in Atlanta on January 22 – 29. The upcoming month will feature events like iBP Masters, IEM Oakland, and DreamHack Winter 2016, as well as a battleground for new and old contenders alike at the European and CIS Minors.

Lucas Aznar Miles can be found on twitter @LucasHLTV.

France Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Nathan 'NBK-' Schmitt
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1652
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Brazil Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.20
Maps played:
1039
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.12
France Cédric 'RpK' Guipouy
Cédric 'RpK' Guipouy
Age:
30
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
1199
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Brazil Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Epitacio 'TACO' de Melo
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
957
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.12
France Edouard 'SmithZz' Dubourdeaux
Edouard 'SmithZz' Dubourdeaux
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
1161
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Brazil João 'felps' Vasconcellos
João 'felps' Vasconcellos
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
729
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.71
APR:
0.16
France Vincent 'Happy' Schopenhauer
Vincent 'Happy' Schopenhauer
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1434
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.12
United States Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1176
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
Poland Paweł 'byali' Bieliński
Paweł 'byali' Bieliński
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1445
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
United States Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Tyler 'Skadoodle' Latham
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1047
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.59
APR:
0.11
Sweden Simon 'twist' Eliasson
Simon 'twist' Eliasson
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
1190
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Russia Denis 'seized' Kostin
Denis 'seized' Kostin
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1224
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Sweden Mikail 'Maikelele' Bill
Mikail 'Maikelele' Bill
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
895
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.14
Sweden Patrik 'f0rest' Lindberg
Patrik 'f0rest' Lindberg
Age:
31
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
1577
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.12
Czech Republic Tomáš 'oskar' Šťastný
Tomáš 'oskar' Šťastný
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
977
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.11
United States Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Timothy 'autimatic' Ta
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
958
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
1148
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.16
Sweden Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' Alesund
Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' Alesund
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1609
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.15
Brazil Lincoln 'fnx' Lau
Lincoln 'fnx' Lau
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
489
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.16
Sweden Jonas 'Lekr0' Olofsson
Jonas 'Lekr0' Olofsson
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
817
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Norway Joakim 'jkaem' Myrbostad
Joakim 'jkaem' Myrbostad
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
852
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Canada Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Peter 'stanislaw' Jarguz
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
951
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Poland Jarosław 'pashaBiceps' Jarząbkowski
Jarosław 'pashaBiceps' Jarząbkowski
Age:
31
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1592
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Ukraine Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Age:
21
Rating 1.0:
1.23
Maps played:
1035
KPR:
0.85
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.11
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1110
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.16
Denmark Emil 'Magisk' Reif
Emil 'Magisk' Reif
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
934
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.15
United States Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Tarik 'tarik' Celik
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1139
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Germany Timo 'Spiidi' Richter
Timo 'Spiidi' Richter
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1249
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
United States Spencer 'Hiko' Martin
Spencer 'Hiko' Martin
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
917
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.14
Germany Denis 'denis' Howell
Denis 'denis' Howell
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1243
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.14
Denmark Andreas 'Xyp9x' Højsleth
Andreas 'Xyp9x' Højsleth
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1533
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.17
United States Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Jake 'Stewie2K' Yip
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1074
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
Sweden Jacob 'pyth' Mourujärvi
Jacob 'pyth' Mourujärvi
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
732
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Sweden Freddy 'KRIMZ' Johansson
Freddy 'KRIMZ' Johansson
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1327
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.15
Sweden Richard 'Xizt' Landström
Richard 'Xizt' Landström
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1549
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Brazil Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Fernando 'fer' Alvarenga
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1107
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Brazil Henrique 'HEN1' Teles
Henrique 'HEN1' Teles
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.11
Maps played:
738
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.58
APR:
0.12
Sweden Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjer
Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjer
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1289
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.13
Brazil Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Lucas 'LUCAS1' Teles
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
765
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Denmark Kristian 'k0nfig' Wienecke
Kristian 'k0nfig' Wienecke
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1031
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Brazil Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Ricardo 'boltz' Prass
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
937
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
France Timothée 'DEVIL' Démolon
Timothée 'DEVIL' Démolon
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
569
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Sweden Dennis 'dennis' Edman
Dennis 'dennis' Edman
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1027
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
United States William 'RUSH' Wierzba
William 'RUSH' Wierzba
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
974
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
France Christophe 'SIXER' Xia
Christophe 'SIXER' Xia
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
564
KPR:
0.63
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.10
United States Josh 'jdm64' Marzano
Josh 'jdm64' Marzano
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
823
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.10
France Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Dan 'apEX' Madesclaire
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1486
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.70
APR:
0.16
Bosnia and Herzegovina Nikola 'NiKo' Kovač
Nikola 'NiKo' Kovač
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
1094
KPR:
0.81
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Canada Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Mike 'shroud' Grzesiek
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
676
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Spain Christian 'loWel' Garcia Antoran
Christian 'loWel' Garcia Antoran
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
785
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Denmark Philip 'aizy' Aistrup
Philip 'aizy' Aistrup
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1273
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Poland Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Wiktor 'TaZ' Wojtas
Age:
33
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
1738
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Denmark René 'cajunb' Borg
René 'cajunb' Borg
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
1406
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Poland Filip 'NEO' Kubski
Filip 'NEO' Kubski
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
1681
KPR:
0.66
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.17
Denmark Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
1356
KPR:
0.78
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.13
Netherlands Chris 'chrisJ' de Jong
Chris 'chrisJ' de Jong
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
1428
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.11
Russia Egor 'flamie' Vasilyev
Egor 'flamie' Vasilyev
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1214
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Denmark Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Finn 'karrigan' Andersen
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
1502
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Spain Oscar 'mixwell' Cañellas
Oscar 'mixwell' Cañellas
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
807
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
France Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianaro
Alexandre 'bodyy' Pianaro
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
762
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1371
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.11
Slovakia Ladislav 'GuardiaN' Kovács
Ladislav 'GuardiaN' Kovács
Age:
28
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
1425
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.11
France Richard 'shox' Papillon
Richard 'shox' Papillon
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1531
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Denmark Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1290
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
United States Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Jordan 'n0thing' Gilbert
Age:
28
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
813
KPR:
0.70
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Norway Ruben 'RUBINO' Villarroel
Ruben 'RUBINO' Villarroel
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.98
Maps played:
937
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Brazil Wilton 'zews' Prado
Wilton 'zews' Prado
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.80
Maps played:
142
KPR:
0.53
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.13
Belgium Adil 'ScreaM' Benrlitom
Adil 'ScreaM' Benrlitom
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1425
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Ukraine Ioann 'Edward' Sukhariev
Ioann 'Edward' Sukhariev
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1414
KPR:
0.69
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.13
Denmark Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1476
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Brazil Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Gabriel 'FalleN' Toledo
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1119
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.60
APR:
0.11
Sweden Adam 'friberg' Friberg
Adam 'friberg' Friberg
Age:
27
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
1509
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.16
Sweden John 'wenton' Eriksson
John 'wenton' Eriksson
Age:
26
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.97
Maps played:
198
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.15
Denmark Jacob 'Pimp' Winneche
Jacob 'Pimp' Winneche
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
976
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.14
Russia Dmitry 'hooch' Bogdanov
Dmitry 'hooch' Bogdanov
Age:
32
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.90
Maps played:
848
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Denmark Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen
Mathias 'MSL' Lauridsen
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.92
Maps played:
1513
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.72
APR:
0.15
Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1199
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.17
Norway Håvard 'rain' Nygaard
Håvard 'rain' Nygaard
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
1125
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.15
Poland Janusz 'Snax' Pogorzelski
Janusz 'Snax' Pogorzelski
Age:
26
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.05
Maps played:
1529
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
France Kenny 'kennyS' Schrub
Kenny 'kennyS' Schrub
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.15
Maps played:
1542
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.11
nice
2016-11-02 01:55
#31
 | 
Argentina alejofabregas 
SK easy top 1
2016-11-02 01:57
#78
 | 
Germany Bier 
thats actually a pretty good top10 list!
2016-11-02 02:47
yes for me mousesports is not that much but ok... it i bet on Heroic to be on the top 10 in two months...
2016-11-02 09:37
#181
 | 
Germany Bier 
well mouz is definitely better that liquid or nV
2016-11-02 11:46
They're not better than nV lol
2016-11-02 16:58
#231
 | 
Germany Bier 
lol ofc they are better. like everytime they play eachother mouz wins. last time they played each other was groupstage in brazil, where mouz also won
2016-11-02 18:51
lol nice try, nV beat mouz in a bo5 on LAN like 4 weeks ago
2016-11-02 20:43
#246
 | 
Germany Bier 
actually i don't know which tournament you mean nor which match you refer to but since then mouz had a roster change. So they are not the same teams we compare to eachother. and the latest result was mouz > nV. idc what you delusional fanboy think about that
2016-11-02 20:46
#257
 | 
Netherlands EliteBekkers 
Mouz not better than EnVy? What kind of fanboy are you? They clearly are.
2016-11-02 23:27
nt chrisj fanboy
2016-11-03 17:25
#269
 | 
Netherlands EliteBekkers 
NiKo #1
2016-11-03 22:40
sk simply best for the whole year
2016-11-02 20:19
#239
 | 
Germany Bier 
overall i agree
2016-11-02 20:20
Please refrain from hunting for 16th comment and focus instead on reading the news. Irrelevant and offtopic comments will be deleted. This behaviour is not welcome and will be severely moderated. -Jonathan E.
2016-11-02 01:59
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO LETS F GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! #runSKG
2016-11-02 02:24
gets 16-0'd by aussies... still #1
2016-11-02 04:36
#112
 | 
Finland Lehtori 
You are not real top 1 From this day we will be using thorins rankings go back 2 2nd favela man
2016-11-02 07:31
#183
REZ | 
Sweden jackir 
finally ppl realise this point bs is retarded...
2016-11-02 11:51
Actually there's not team that can make more ARCHIVMENTS than SK, it doesn't mean if you took 16-0 but still doing 16-0 / 16-1 and 16-2 with top10 teams. It doesn't matter bro, the think here is off line events to make more ponts than everyone. Take Cry9 for example, they was making the best NA on line qualify, but a such good off line events, finishing at quarte finals or over. Last time cloud9 winned an important off line event was against Fnatic in Dubai i think. That's all. Vp did not wualified to the last important event, and SK did the final match. Only view points.
2016-11-03 00:20
Thorin doesn't know a shit about csgo bro, everytime he make wrong predictions, he's only based on team cherry and facebook votes for the matches. Actually WE need to watch matches ans see wich one have more gameplay and constance than opponents.
2016-11-05 15:03
Proper english bro. Would you like some pepper with that salt?
2016-11-04 06:37
#94
 | 
Lithuania Woozylul 
For all the Stupid People Sk 1. place is explained in this Thread and it is a Placeholder 1. just because No one has good enough Consistency to be the first and that's a good choice from hltv Considering that SK are the most Consistent team in the World.
2016-11-02 03:31
Yeah consistent.. They won shit since they took first place at Major.
2016-11-02 13:03
damn
2016-11-02 01:55
So, if KRIMZ goes back to fnatic, then DOGNEST don't have a slot for major anymore?
2016-11-02 20:49
#19
 | 
France Lelib 
Eww not that accurate
2016-11-02 01:55
#21
 | 
Brazil mexicowss 
lul sk top 1 cry9 LUL
2016-11-02 01:55
#22
 | 
Sweden lagcats 
I dont always agree with it but yeh.
2016-11-02 01:55
cloud9 t5, never
2016-11-02 01:55
RIP SK Haters
2016-11-02 01:55
Why? This doesn't change anything, this rating is irrelevant; all top 5 teams could beat sk, so much for #1
2016-11-02 02:01
Yeah for sure, But you know how is this thing, they are extremely mad cause of this. Idk why actually
2016-11-02 02:02
To be honest I can see where all the mad people are coming from. This rating is extremely inaccurate and disappointing. As for the haters part... I don't know why would they be mad, they should be happy because of recent results.
2016-11-02 02:05
1 word for you son = CONSISTENCY
2016-11-02 02:14
Because nothing screams consistency more like getting 16-0d by renegades. (Banter) No, but seriously - they are not consistent, just lucky they didnt have to play anyone better than them until the very final.
2016-11-02 10:33
VP lost points because they not played in Sao Paulo, it does not matter that they won 3 times in a row from SK. Soon consecutive tournaments with VP, will have a chance to return top1.
2016-11-02 11:24
Yep, that's true, VP and Navi didn't qualify for main event, so they lose points. It's just math and statistics, not face-to-face fights
2016-11-02 20:51
SK #1
2016-11-02 01:55
SK don't deserve #1
2016-11-02 01:56
#121
 | 
World navlefnuller 
and clown9 does? lmao
2016-11-02 08:53
Who said that c9 does you idiot?
2016-11-02 09:02
#133
 | 
World navlefnuller 
A simple deduction my friend, try use your single brain cell
2016-11-02 09:44
You're putting words in his mouth and tgis is bullshit. He never said c9 deserves top1. Try use your single brain cell and realize it
2016-11-02 10:21
#150
 | 
World navlefnuller 
Well I'm asking him to confirm or deny my assumption, not putting words in his mouth just yet. So much stupidity in the world, very entertaining =D
2016-11-02 10:28
That's rich coming from you, kid.
2016-11-02 10:36
#161
 | 
World navlefnuller 
Unwarranted sarcasm without justification is not much of a burn.. at least you tried friend.
2016-11-02 10:40
Except that it's no sarcasm. Once again, you prove my point.
2016-11-02 10:42
#164
 | 
World navlefnuller 
you just rekt yourself lol
2016-11-02 10:43
That dosn't make any sense, just like your existence, despite not having a functional brain.
2016-11-02 10:47
#169
 | 
World navlefnuller 
sigh
2016-11-02 10:47
Please stop this cringeshow.
2016-11-02 15:37
#223
 | 
World navlefnuller 
Do you also cringe when you look in the mirror
2016-11-02 17:18
never said c9 deserves #1 lmao nt noflag
2016-11-02 22:03
#27
 | 
Canada josef733 
Yeah, good rating system guys.
2016-11-02 01:56
#61
tarik | 
Belgium kaebboy 
Its accurate imo
2016-11-02 02:28
Not really... #1 shouldnt be worse than #2, #3, #4, #5.
2016-11-02 10:34
#206
tarik | 
Belgium kaebboy 
SK is with VP the best team in the world now. Dignitas is 3rd, navi 4th and cloud9 5th. Its accurate
2016-11-02 15:22
False. Cloud 9 is so much better than sk right now, just like the other 3.
2016-11-02 15:44
#227
tarik | 
Belgium kaebboy 
SO c9 win for the first time to SK on lan and they are better suddenyl? LOl
2016-11-02 18:05
They won on LAN in a BO3 in a dominant fashion, first time or not, they are much, much better than sk right now, you like it or not.
2016-11-02 19:07
#237
tarik | 
Belgium kaebboy 
nope, one bo3 does not decide who better is. Its a fact this is C9 first big tournament, SK has too many too even say C9 is better
2016-11-02 20:17
Sk has achieved much more, yes, I agree with you. But C9 is much better than sk at the moment, you like it or not! If C9 won 17-19; 16-14; 22-20 then yes, they would be on the same level, but they fucking raped sk. They are much better than them right now.
2016-11-02 20:26
#28
United States BanU 
rankings erroneous
2016-11-02 01:56
#29
 | 
CIS (net) 
C9 5th rly?
2016-11-02 01:57
#88
 | 
United States Crasik 
What would u want them to be?
2016-11-02 03:08
higher ofc, dignitas got so much points for winning epicenter, not fair
2016-11-02 08:04
It was a much bigger tournament with vp and navi and Fnatic and g2
2016-11-02 09:06
they just won 750k tournament bruv! beating SK in FINAL. they should have been higher. Its not their fault because navi,g2,vp failed to qualify.. it means they werent good enough to qualify for it ,its "upset" but teams which participated in esl pro league s4 deserved their spots . they QUALIFEID for it
2016-11-02 09:33
but it's not about what they should be, it's about points earned. Do people still not get this?
2016-11-02 09:49
But what I'm trying to say is that less top ten teams qualified for it, like vp and navi which means less points won as they beat not as good teams, doesnt matter if they deserved to be there or not, less big teams mean less points won when you win the tournament
2016-11-02 10:25
SK #1 because 2 place in tournament with shit teams but huge pricepool? OK MR HLTV. SEEMS LEGIT LIGE 1-2 in final against C9
2016-11-02 01:57
#84
TACO | 
Brazil TonimSan 
Shit teams that QUALIFIED for it, and took the big teams' place.
2016-11-02 03:01
ONLINE qualifier-... no VP, No G2, No Navi ez joke :)
2016-11-02 19:51
#32
 | 
France kennySsSsS 
SK best team in the world, expected
2016-11-02 01:57
rip godsent
2016-11-02 01:57
#34
 | 
Portugal tuwie 
Impressive how SK loses a tournament in Brazil and still first LUL
2016-11-02 01:57
How can LAN be 300 for dignitas while going out in Groups on EPL Finals?
2016-11-02 01:58
#46
 | 
Brazil braga1 
Epicenter? lol
2016-11-02 02:06
You don't get points deducted for losing games. The best lan performance gets you 300 points no matter what.
2016-11-02 09:29
Also it was a much bigger tournament with g2 vp navi and Fnatic yet people still think c9 should get as many points for beating less big teams
2016-11-02 10:28
epicenter the bigger tournament? all the teams u mentioned are in EPL but werent able to qualify. EPL had all the t1 teams, epicenter not.
2016-11-02 17:41
I just tried to explain this. Did you read? Dignitas doesn't have 300 points because they won epicentre. They have 300 points because their recent lan performance is better than any other. It's not hltv saying that epicentre is a bigger lan tournament. Best recent lan performing team gets 300 points regardless of whether they lost some games or c9 won a lan
2016-11-02 20:38
no problem, i didnt respond to you, i did respond to Revan12345 saying epicenter was the bigger tournament which is false considering all top teams participate in EPL and not everyone did at epicenter.
2016-11-02 20:43
Fair point.
2016-11-02 22:37
grats LDLC!!!
2016-11-02 02:01
#39
 | 
Brazil wdks 
rip astralis
2016-11-02 02:01
why? they haven't played a single map with gla1ve instead of karri.
2016-11-02 10:58
FRIBERG FINALLY NOT NIPS WORST PLAYER IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS OMG
2016-11-02 02:02
Top 1 expected = NAVi
2016-11-02 02:04
#47
 | 
El Salvador belaC 
sk dont deserve number 1
2016-11-02 02:06
Godsent top25 LUL
2016-11-02 02:08
#118
 | 
India TYZ4 
+1
2016-11-02 08:07
[*] fnatic and godsent
2016-11-03 00:22
#50
 | 
Denmark FeNoM_XD 
LUL SK TOP1 AFTER LOSING FINAL TO CLOUD9 Wtf is this shit
2016-11-02 02:15
Also after losing 6-2 in maps to vp since cologne, always finishing 3rd 4th place just consolidates you as the 3-4 best team
2016-11-02 10:30
#51
frozen | 
Brazil fgw1z 
SK #1
2016-11-02 02:16
i dont get it, how nip -2 and cloud 9 (-) ??? nothing? like this is best joke, the rank system.
2016-11-02 02:17
It's ranking system, not the current hottest team list. Just like any other ranking, it has a formula to it.
2016-11-02 02:32
I am blind or what, how c9 didnt move on this list?
2016-11-02 02:33
Because they needed 69 more points to go +1. Also, have to remember ranking is based on 2 major factors and 1 minor and also over the last 12 months with a decay. Winning tournament does not give +300 points.
2016-11-02 02:38
oh ty for info dude, u helped me :) <3
2016-11-02 02:48
Just to clarify Columbus and cologne aren't on recent lan events so SK have a lot less points due to that
2016-11-02 10:31
#85
TACO | 
Brazil TonimSan 
The position changes are related to October 1st ranking.
2016-11-02 03:02
sk #1 i aren't think that
2016-11-02 02:21
expected ps: im quite shocked to see the amount of clueless users oblivious to how rankings work. attending all the events and being consitent, always placing high is actually pretty fucking important (as is qualifying to tier1 events and not miss out rofl)
2016-11-02 02:24
Every 2nd to 3rd comment thinks it's the hottest team list. Go figure
2016-11-02 02:34
+1
2016-11-02 03:09
To be fair to vp and navi it is online cs where anything can happen, envy beat Fnatic 2-0 one day then lost 2-0 to godsent the next day, SK Hasn't won a big event since cologne which isn't even on the recent lans list, whilst vp has finished top 2 twice in a row with other deep runs, sk have been up and down since cologne and vp are the only team that are really consistent right now, SK always getting 3-4 finish just shows they are 3-4 best team in the world
2016-11-02 10:35
KEK
2016-11-02 02:25
twist was on the LGB team along with Dennis, Olof and Krimz. Not sure why that wasn't mentioned, except for maybe the "fnatic" connection. It's still basically the LGB team from 2014, -cype +wenton.
2016-11-02 02:26
The point was mainly that krimz is going back to fnatic, while twist had only been with them in LGB. You're right, though, it's 4/5 of the LGB lineup!
2016-11-02 02:37
I mean, I get that, but you mentioned LGB while discussing them being his teammates, which is the only real reason I pointed it out. Just to be clear, not arguing, just saying haha.
2016-11-02 03:33
But fnatic must -wenton +flusha
2016-11-02 03:18
SK Top 1? Nononono. 2nd/3rd place is enough for them.
2016-11-02 02:27
#62
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Brazil TJ_16BiT 
gg SK TOP 1
2016-11-02 02:29
C9 rekted SK and SK #1??? they didnt lose, they get rekted
2016-11-02 02:32
I told you this ranking is biased. LEGIT point based ranking here: hltv.org/blog/12856-eu-onliners-decimate..
2016-11-02 02:34
#71
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Argentina Rowast 
Sk is top 1 because vp not played the esl pro league finals ,
2016-11-02 02:36
But vp still had better finishes than SK in epicenter and New York, while beating SK in the semi finals of both
2016-11-02 10:36
RIPSTRALIS [*]
2016-11-02 02:40
"Also against them is not having won any tournament since ELEAGUE, much like SK since Cologne." VP won Bucharest, which was post-EL.
2016-11-02 02:41
Sk first is so fucking stupid
2016-11-02 02:45
dignitas tier2 #3 is so fucking stupid
2016-11-02 06:39
i agree they shouldn't be in top 5 but they deserve top 10
2016-11-02 08:06
They can compete at a level slightly below VP, SK, Na'vi and at this very point C9. The other Tier 1/1.5 teams are inconsistent as fuck - and since it is about form and points, I guess a rank in top 5 right now is legitimate.
2016-11-02 09:13
LDLC Reborn
2016-11-02 02:50
#81
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Brazil Kohzito 
In the last 7 or 6 tournament we got 7 or 6 different winners. And SK played 3 of them. Deserved 1st place.
2016-11-02 02:52
Not really seeing as vp won Bucharest, finished top 2 at epicenter and New York and beat SK in the semi finals of both top 2 finishes, how are they not top, just cos sk finishes second at a tournament they should have won without vp g2 and navi and Fnatic there, it was their best chance to reinstate dominance, but it's clear now the sk era is over
2016-11-02 10:39
It's clear that we're living a era that doesn't exist the best team in the world. Everyone can beat each other, Dignitas and C9 can prove my point.
2016-11-02 14:07
yh I agree, one team need to beat all others, I think the best team in the world will exists after January's major
2016-11-02 14:11
15. Astralis LOL
2016-11-02 02:54
calm down, they haven't played any team with gla1ve yet.
2016-11-02 10:58
how can sk be 1
2016-11-02 02:57
#86
TACO | 
Brazil TonimSan 
SK is farm from their best form, but they are consistent af. They made it to a lot of finals this year, and won at least 4, for what I can remember.
2016-11-02 03:04
I agree however Columbus and cologne aren't recent lans, they lost at malmo in group stage, lost 2 bo3 to vp and 2 bo1 to them post cologne, while sk are still an elite level team with consistent top 4 finishes there era of dominance is over
2016-11-02 10:41
The ranking is based on points. Cologne and Colombus = 500 fixed points until the end of this year + recent form = They are very consistent + Lan = 2 times Top 3/4 and Top 1/2. The real diference between SK and VP is that SK won 2 majors = 500 fixed points. VP won just E-League and some others tier2 tournaments = 440 fixed points. Then we have recent form + lan = VP got rekt by Na'Vi, Dignitas on finals and then they failed to classify to ESL Pro League Season 4. Of course my english is bad as fuck but you can understand what i'm saying... There isn't any era of dominance for anyone...
2016-11-02 14:15
#203
TACO | 
Brazil TonimSan 
Dominance =\= Consistency Besides not being dominant, SK still is consistent.
2016-11-02 15:18
How is SK #1? SK is #2 or #3
2016-11-02 03:06
28, 29, 30 y.o still reking kids
2016-11-02 03:10
wait wat NOICE
2016-11-02 03:18
how tf is SK one after they lose a tournament that VP didn't attend
2016-11-02 03:20
VP got in 1st place attending a lot of tournaments that SK didnt attend because of fer injury.
2016-11-02 03:40
Inactivity = lose points
2016-11-02 04:11
W8 let me fix that for u. SK is 1 because they finished 2nd in a tournament VP couldn't even QUALIFY for. And don't tell me online games don't matter because they help u to qualify for big events.
2016-11-02 04:14
GODSENT -14 feelsbadman
2016-11-02 03:32
Sk #1 Coldzera #1 2k16 kthxbye
2016-11-02 04:11
#100
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China angle409 
Biggest improvers: dignitas, mouz, fnatic, kingui. Tyloo can break into top15 if they do well in upcoming IBP masters.
2016-11-02 04:12
#138
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Canada josef733 
sorry but winning a few bo1s against teams in the top 20 is not improvement.
2016-11-02 10:00
This list is just so much better than that dirty ginger's top 5. HLTV > Thorin all day
2016-11-02 05:08
#104
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Brazil mibrzera 
4Head VP ERA 4Head
2016-11-02 05:09
Its all about the points. Just wait untill fnatic is going to play again. They will be #1 in matter of weeks. #GOFNATIC!
2016-11-02 05:38
Agreed Olof and krimz duo to rek again, just need to cut we Tom and bring in flusha draken or disco doplan
2016-11-02 10:43
#107
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Russia ZippSluvik 
Lul, C9 must be higher than Navi
2016-11-02 05:49
#108
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Europe de_insertion 
What the fuck is astralis doing at 15th place?
2016-11-02 06:03
#137
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Canada josef733 
they're shit maybe?
2016-11-02 09:59
#109
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Europe jesh 
GODSENNT -14 XD LUL
2016-11-02 06:08
Tyloo > Homesent
2016-11-02 06:51
ACTIMEL TEAM > ISIS > ARCTIC TEM> FAVELAS TEAMS
2016-11-02 07:35
#114
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Russia Reph 
Astralis #15 lul
2016-11-02 07:49
favelas fanboys
2016-11-02 07:50
Fucking favelas after choking on home soil still number one haha just when you thought cs isn't a joke, fucking sykeeee
2016-11-02 08:28
homesent LUL
2016-11-02 08:47
that is a weird ranking system! the team that did not win any of 3 big tournaments tops the list because non of other top teams could win more than 1 big tournament - that what the current ranking says. I would say dignitas is top1 now, followed by VP, Na'Vi and only than SK sharing a spot with C9, I suppose.
2016-11-02 09:04
Vp are still top one due to winning Bucharest, an finishing top 2 at New York and epicenter and beating sk 6-2 in maps since Cologne including 2 bo3 wins
2016-11-02 10:45
It's because SK will have 500 fixed points of achievements until the end of this year (2 majors). Then they just have to keep a nice form on lan = top 1. But right now there isn't a best team in the world, we're living a era where everyone can beat each other.
2016-11-02 14:17
I agree there is no hegemony now and that it is hard to name a top1 now, but taking into account latest tournaments there are teams more worthy of topping the list, imho
2016-11-02 14:39
#214
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Brazil adre221 
SK is more consistent, never finishing below semis, that's why they got top1.
2016-11-02 15:57
Liquid and Astralis are in a free fall, I wonder if they will achieve anything before next major
2016-11-02 09:07
liquid 10th is a huge joke
2016-11-02 09:24
As a liquid fangay I agree. They've been doing shitty
2016-11-02 16:43
The worst ranking ever, Brazilians still 1 after lose in their country..
2016-11-02 09:30
how do you suggest the ranking should be done?
2016-11-02 09:49
Top 6 in my opinion 1.VP 2.SK 3.Dignitas 4.NaVi 5.C9 6.NIP
2016-11-02 10:03
c9 isn't better than nip/G2 just because they won a tournament. Remember that fnatic, Na'Vi, VP and G2 didn't even attend..
2016-11-02 10:11
but this ranking isn't about anyone's opinion. It's about points earned
2016-11-02 10:34
SK?Dignitas?VP?Luck69? NO!AttaX top!!
2016-11-02 09:32
Liquid #10...wow
2016-11-02 10:02
LDLC should be higher #NoKappa
2016-11-02 10:10
f0rest need to step up
2016-11-02 10:14
lol at Dignitas being 3rd
2016-11-02 10:15
all top teams 5 is tier1 confirmed?
2016-11-02 10:16
#146
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Lithuania LuXe 
VP not winning since eleague? Dreamhack doesnt count does it
2016-11-02 10:21
#155
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Azerbaijan Talley 
how g2 are top 7? i don't even consider them top 10 team. envyus are better than them lately.
2016-11-02 10:34
FUNatic xDD
2016-11-02 10:45
TOP1 is the right team and same goes TOP player title.
2016-11-02 10:49
#171
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El Salvador NotHotMan 
WTF HOW SK top 1 xDDDDDDDDD BEST JOKE 2016
2016-11-02 10:54
why is everyone saying RIP astralis? like they haven't played with gla1ve and they are in a bootcamp, calm tf down they are gonna improve. #HLTVLogic
2016-11-02 10:59
I hope so, Astralis are one of my favorite teams and they've been crumbling now for a pretty long time...
2016-11-02 13:46
Astolis 4Head
2016-11-02 11:02
Dignitas deserve top 5 but I don't think they'll hold on it much long. Neither does C9. But it's possible definitely. NiP isn't any better despite people's delusions.
2016-11-02 11:15
"Also against them is not having won any tournament since ELEAGUE"... they won Dreamhack Zowie Open Bucharest WTF
2016-11-02 11:20
#245
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Russia Rusev 
XD this ranking has always been shit
2016-11-02 20:44
VP lost points because they not played in Sao Paulo, it does not matter that they won 3 times in a row from SK. Soon consecutive tournaments with VP, will have a chance to return top1.
2016-11-02 11:22
ENCE TOP1?
2016-11-02 11:39
Platinium 1 event top29 kek´d
2016-11-02 11:49
most retarded team ranking ahahah
2016-11-02 12:04
#185
Xyp9x | 
Iceland Fridd 
True top 5 1. Gambit 2. Flipsid3 3. Dosia 4. ENCE 5. SmithZz
2016-11-02 12:11
#186
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Norway BigCannon 
Sk 500 points for form lol?
2016-11-02 12:14
hahahaha number one again i told ya =) SK ERA iz back
2016-11-02 12:21
SK # 1 ... expect to see them win ELEAGUE and Major in January .. check this comment
2016-11-02 13:09
1.vp 2.dig 3.c9 4.sk 5.navi
2016-11-02 13:16
#192
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Chile Cristoff 
deserved top5
2016-11-02 13:58
Lucas thats pretty risky top you posted here, you might trigger some white flags with menstruation stain on it. When c9 is top5 DansGame .
2016-11-02 14:20
Dig win LAN = from 8 to 2 C9 win LAN = from 5 to 5 EleGiggle and ofc monkeys top 1 4Head This ranking is a joke.
2016-11-02 14:43
#212
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Brazil adre221 
cry runskg
2016-11-02 15:54
#213
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Brazil sprk1 
your tears are delicious :)
2016-11-02 15:55
At this point we only can wait for January and forget about ránkings, since there are teams like astralis, fnatic and FaZe which have to reborn with the potential we all know they have. I expect alot from envy and mouz, too
2016-11-02 14:52
How is SK still #1, they are for sure not the best right now, Virtual Pro is their kryptonite, and apparently c9 too
2016-11-02 15:02
#202
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Hong Kong wqnxy1 
botmortals over tyloo ok
2016-11-02 15:02
best team in the world ez pz gg ez ez skins ez life #RUNSKG
2016-11-02 15:23
#209
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Brazil R_ananias 
I think SK deserves top1 for always being in contention!
2016-11-02 15:36
EZ FOR SK
2016-11-02 16:03
#216
kNgV- | 
Brazil vicTHOR 
#1 as usual NT VP, it was EZ, maybe next time you can win ^_^
2016-11-02 16:03
29 and 30 spots aren't that astonishing considering the teams, but it is if we look at the matches and tournaments played by both team..
2016-11-02 16:44
#220
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Sweden lagcats 
fnatic will comeback soon no worries
2016-11-02 16:45
hahaha Astralis top 15 LOL
2016-11-02 17:12
faze would beat optic 8/10 times
2016-11-02 17:23
#226
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Brazil hugoooo 
SK should bring in zews back as coach. Peacemaker should go back to Immortals, as coach. Plenty of options to chose as Immortals 5th, fox, pava, some good players on BigGods and g3x too.
2016-11-02 17:55
#233
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United Kingdom counterpxl 
SK #1???? lmfao u havin a laff
2016-11-02 19:14
I AREN'T THINK THAT
2016-11-02 19:17
SK TOP1 ? LEL
2016-11-02 20:41
6q7ZjeShAwad8gpw7GFWlL2NM
2016-11-02 21:02
#251
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Poland Perfekcyjnyy 
SK still are shitty team. #FALLSKG
2016-11-02 21:04
Cry me a river
2016-11-03 01:59
SK #1 no cry my friends
2016-11-02 21:18
if you think dig and navi are better then c9 right now you are sadly mistaken. 1 vp 2 sk 3 c9 4 dig 5 navi.
2016-11-02 21:34
Hen1 top 5 player? Rating 1.21
2016-11-02 22:05
cry world hahaha
2016-11-03 02:00
#263
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Germany N0vaa 
The fact that SK is still ranked number 1 shows how bias HLTV is. They are at best 2 at worst 4 in the rankings
2016-11-03 02:05
So VP wins one tournament and they should be top 1?
2016-11-03 02:10
#265
s1mple | 
Germany N0vaa 
So sk wins one tournament they should be number 1?
2016-11-03 02:34
#266
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Brazil BrunoRomio 
SK #1
2016-11-03 02:53
#267
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Russia bugsYsiegel 
from top3 to top15
2016-11-03 06:55
Cloud9 and Optic are the only two teams with every player above a 1.00 rating. Not sure this means much but still is true. Correction. Fnatic just got disco doplan so them too. How in tf is VP #2.... The players on that team have garbage stats... Game is broken. Stats are broken. Gaben is the only one not broke.
2016-11-04 06:32
#272
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Spain Donra 
LoWeLy go go go!
2016-11-04 23:58
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