Video: Top 10 highlights of 2016

To close out 2016, our moviemaker Radosław "MAKKU" Makuch put together a highlight reel of the ten best plays of the year, according to HLTV.org staff members.

While saying our final goodbye to 2016, we are ready to present you the annual HLTV.org Top 10 Highlights video, a compilation of the finest plays of the year.

To decide upon the ten best highlights and the order in which we rank them, HLTV.org's staff has rewatched and rated the most memorable plays of 2016. As a result, we have narrowed the list down to the actions you can find in the video below.

Similarly to last year's compilation, not a single player has managed to get two highlights, and only one event—MLG Colombus—provided two plays that ended up in the Top 10.

Watch the video below to relish the plays of Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev, Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács, Marcelo "coldzera" David and co. in Radosław "MAKKU" Makuch's compilation:

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Brazil Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Marcelo 'coldzera' David
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.19
Maps played:
1086
KPR:
0.80
DPR:
0.61
APR:
0.12
Slovakia Ladislav 'GuardiaN' Kovács
Ladislav 'GuardiaN' Kovács
Age:
28
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
1450
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.11
Ukraine Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Aleksandr 's1mple' Kostyliev
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.23
Maps played:
1060
KPR:
0.85
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.10
NICE TO GAME :D
2016-12-31 16:28
#15
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Finland neksu 
from the air
2016-12-31 16:29
From the air (ilmasta:D)
2016-12-31 16:32
#72
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United Kingdom trtr098 
EZ 4 ENCE.ASUSROG
2016-12-31 16:50
lul
2016-12-31 17:51
#247
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Germany No_Kappa 
WHERE IS FLUSHA ACE vs DIGNITAS? FeelsBadMan
2016-12-31 23:04
#293
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Finland Faust_fSt 
Best play of the year ez youtube.com/watch?v=tBOCDPt8dYI
2017-01-02 00:57
Banned?
2016-12-31 17:00
Where is fallen 1v4 clutch against navi @iEM, Kjarbye vs navi deagle clutch?
2016-12-31 17:02
#118
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Finland Nikkoton 
Fallen 1v5 against navi should have been number 1. Much better than Luckzera MM play.
2016-12-31 17:15
yeah based on luck should not be on this list imo
2016-12-31 17:25
Exactly. Even if fallen's clutch had some luck in it, it was 10 times better than this overrated 4k. And s1mple 1v2, even if it was impressive, it was so dumb and full of luck...
2016-12-31 17:44
maybe because cold clutch was a real game changer, they really needed that round and he shined
2016-12-31 18:23
Yeah it was a very important but that's all. He got the luckiest play of the year at the very important time but the main reason why it's first is because it's the point where cold started to be seen as the best player. I place Neo's 1v5 above that 4k any day.
2016-12-31 20:54
#232
NiKo | 
Bangladesh XalYWero 
you place it above that? one was caused by luck one caused by diggy peeking 1by1
2016-12-31 21:10
Of course dignitas kinda threw it but Neo also played perfectly.
2016-12-31 21:48
Following that logic: Neo should have been killed by the first player, cause it took him a lot of time to take him down even from behind. But its CS, things like these happen.
2017-01-01 19:13
wtf lmao
2017-01-01 19:41
most the shit clips are luck based or online like wtf? where fallen 1v4 ? shox 1v4? shox 1v4 again in same match? niko deagle ace? & s1mple had way more impressive stuff shit list imo
2016-12-31 19:48
S1mple's 1v2 is the worst play on the list. Both shots were luck based and it was only 2 kills. Also S1mple's was much riskier. Coldzera does some jump shots, but if you pay attention he only does it when there is a low chance of him getting killed. Yes he could have gotten one tapped jumping like that, but odds are you won't so its a low risk play with the possibility of high reward. S1mple's play was not in any way low risk.
2016-12-31 23:14
#249
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Other dednark 
But he won.
2016-12-31 23:27
Yes, but he probably shouldn't have. Those shots both have a high probability of missing and if they miss he can't do anything because he is in the open. Cold's play was much better because if that shot misses he will still be alive because he isn't taking huge risks that have a low probability of working. He is taking small risks.
2016-12-31 23:31
I never said it was "a low risk play", totally the opposite. That's why it was so dumb, but we're kinda used to this with s1mple, he's not really known for being a smart player with smart moves, just a super skilled player.
2017-01-01 01:55
I'm just saying while cold's play isn't really skill based and is RNG his play is a lot smarter. Probably still shouldn't be the top play, but IMO s1mple's shouldn't have even been in the video while cold's imo could be. There is a difference between dumb and lucky and smart and lucky. S1mple's was dumb and lucky while cold's was smart and lucky.
2017-01-01 02:00
Totally agree.
2017-01-01 03:25
that's what makes the s1mple clip so special; he had balls to take the huge risk and it worked and was worth it.
2017-01-01 02:01
So if I strafing headshot 5 people with an AK was that a great play because I had the balls to do that or am I just an idiot that got lucky? I would definitely say the latter.
2017-01-01 02:21
The fallen clutch would've been easier if he didn't kill his teammate xD
2016-12-31 17:18
#164
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United States Valyns 
I thought for sure it would be number one yeah
2016-12-31 17:49
Were is captainMo's ace against mousesports?
2016-12-31 17:38
YE THIS LOL
2016-12-31 17:39
#217
shox | 
United Kingdom dezmondo 
these clips have higher stakes. i.e. they are at major's not qualifiers where there isnt a lot on the line
2016-12-31 19:53
#178
Zeus | 
Ukraine trNc 
monkey 1st lul
2016-12-31 18:07
#303
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World Alduric247 
coldzeras aint even number one its not that good lucky collat
2017-01-02 21:17
#2
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Finland kAlluYT 
Ez for Guardian, S1mple and Coldzera
2016-12-31 16:28
Wish simple and guardians were 1 and 2 instead they chose the completely luck based rando clip as #1. Choose of colds skill based clutches not the garbage clip that proves this game is random and lucky
2016-12-31 16:43
#98
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Portugal Flycomes 
cry babyquid
2016-12-31 17:02
lol the second noscope of s1mple is lucky aswell. not as lucky but still, nothing compared to the ace of guardian or a clip like neos 1v5
2016-12-31 17:14
Neo's 1v5 wasn't the sickest spray or headshots. He just has god tier positioning and game sense.
2016-12-31 17:19
yeah, and to me that's better than a jumping awp noscope double kill
2016-12-31 17:22
Oh yeah, I don't get why that would rank above top 8 since it was all luck but oh well.
2016-12-31 17:23
S1mple was all luck too...
2016-12-31 19:29
What? S1mple's was more luck based than cold's. Also s1mple's is a braindead all in luck play while cold's was much smarter. Cild was very unlikely to get killed making that shot whether it hit or not so he took the chance. S1mple would have died immediately if he missed either luck shot.
2017-01-01 02:16
It was the best play of the year cause it had the most impact of any play in the game. It allowed for SK to claim back-to-back majors after being down for more than 10 combined map points.
2017-01-01 04:09
#3
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Russia ruski yest 
nice
2016-12-31 16:27
WTF MAKKU? How did you miss FalleN vs Navi on overpass? (1 v 4)
2016-12-31 17:36
Vdd
2016-12-31 22:25
#4
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Europe smasherrr 
n1
2016-12-31 16:27
#5
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Japan enos 
h
2016-12-31 16:27
hentai?
2016-12-31 17:54
#185
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Japan enos 
hoilet cleaner
2016-12-31 18:24
nice
2016-12-31 16:27
Expected #1
2016-12-31 16:32
#12
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Norway Ivenrik 
nice
2016-12-31 16:27
#13
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Argentina Dll14 
LUL
2016-12-31 16:27
n1
2016-12-31 16:28
#17
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Poland trancemeister 
Snax def 1 vs 5 vs. Liquid ??
2016-12-31 16:30
not rly a highlight just stupid faze
2016-12-31 16:32
nice
2016-12-31 16:30
I guess
2016-12-31 16:31
NiKo vs FaZe?
2016-12-31 16:31
wtf, no fallens clutch vs Navi?
2016-12-31 16:32
I missed it too but 10 isn't enough. This year had too much big plays
2016-12-31 16:38
I think that clutch was much, much better than the plays of cold and S1mple in this video.... Fallen played it so good, so smart and some luckshots get into the video instead. LUL
2016-12-31 18:09
no shox? disappointed
2016-12-31 16:32
#102
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Sri Lanka Quakez5 
yeah wtf shox 1v4 on inferno?
2016-12-31 17:05
#120
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Poland kurwafa 
Also shox 4k vs LG on overpass
2016-12-31 17:16
#175
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Canada theSWBFman 
Also shox USP ace on Cache
2016-12-31 17:59
Shox d2 1v4 A retake
2016-12-31 18:31
sick edit MAKKU
2016-12-31 16:32
the top 2 are absolutely nuts
2016-12-31 16:32
U mean that luckshot that decided the major final?
2016-12-31 18:32
#236
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World temuuj1n 
U keep bitching about that this is pure luck. You gotta admit that Jumpshots are part of the game now. It has luck factor but he wanted to hit the shot and hit the shot. And it changed the WHOLE GAME.
2016-12-31 21:44
I didn't deny that it had big impact, but in my opinion 'best plays' should contain plays which show skill and brain. Cold has plenty of these, so why overhype 1 shot which doesn't show what he can do?
2016-12-31 21:56
#242
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World temuuj1n 
"which show skill and brain" Cold used his brain and thought I can jumpshot em. BOOM! It had luck factor but it doesn't mean he didn't think or anything
2016-12-31 22:23
No, the point is, cold has clips which are 10x better. And by using brain I don't mean 'lul let's 360 noscope dem noibs' but actual tactics/fakes/mind games and so on.
2017-01-01 00:33
+1
2017-01-01 04:42
Once again, I do not deny colds skill. But that play was extremely lucky. :P
2017-01-01 16:52
i completely agree with that. just like you said, he has plenty of more impressive plays that showcase his ability but this one is not it.
2017-01-01 20:08
#27
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Poland Trikull 
2 VP players highlights :D
2016-12-31 16:33
#29
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France Ospreyy 
no device :(
2016-12-31 16:33
#30
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Poland kurwafa 
Cold best play nice joke, 0 skill involved just pure luck
2016-12-31 16:33
#216
lueg | 
Czech Republic Lueg 
You are right but its best highlight not best plays so yeah :/
2016-12-31 19:52
very good, but prefer more longer
2016-12-31 16:33
sick
2016-12-31 16:33
#33
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Estonia jossd 
shox inferno clutch??
2016-12-31 16:33
I would like it if the top10 plays were based on skill and not complete luck. Of course most have some sort of luck involved but when it's coldzeras jump shot of s1mples double aspect no scope it's complete luck and imon shouldn't be in a top10 plays video. That's just my thoughts though it was still a great video nonetheless
2016-12-31 16:35
Bro, I think that plays with luck deserve because not happens every time you know? Highlight for me is something you don't see every game and luck makes it more difficult to happen again
2016-12-31 16:44
+1
2016-12-31 17:14
#70
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Poland misioneos 
+1
2016-12-31 16:49
Yeah, Simple and coldzera highlight shouldnt be there. Snax 1vs4 clutch should be #1
2016-12-31 17:26
+1
2016-12-31 19:49
gr8
2016-12-31 16:35
#37
chrisJ | 
Germany Sebi5 
Niko vs FAze deagle ace is way better than barbarr 4 k lul
2016-12-31 16:36
crap... this is the best play in 2016 youtube.com/watch?v=tuPE4l9_Es4 flusha ACE vs dignitas in ELEAGUE
2016-12-31 16:36
best play but not best highlight
2016-12-31 16:39
in my opinion its the best play i`ve seen all year all other are just situation luck, like botzera`s jumping awp on mirage, or s1mple`s droping awp on cache
2016-12-31 16:40
+1
2016-12-31 17:17
i agree with you.coldzera's jumping awp on mirage was a pure luck.also s1mple awp in cache, 2nd kill was totally lucky .
2016-12-31 17:57
#40
s1 | 
Armenia gr1nch 
#1 is overrated
2016-12-31 16:37
WHAT in GOD's name is that from SNAX?! UNBELIEVEABLE! Sadokist <3
2016-12-31 16:38
I miss that FalleN vs. Natus Vincere clutch on katowice
2016-12-31 16:38
this
2016-12-31 16:39
#44
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Israel Encryp7eD 
nice, but there were some better plays than some of the plays in this video
2016-12-31 16:39
Niko vs faze deagle, Flusha ace vs dignitas on dust, Shox's 2 1v4s on Dust 2 and old inferno vs sk LUL hltv hello?
2016-12-31 16:40
this year was so boring...
2016-12-31 16:40
no allu???? not cool HLTV!
2016-12-31 16:40
#51
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Ukraine petruska 
cold's awp is #1 agree, but another top is sheet fallen vs navi awp clutch ace, snax vs navi b fast usp ace Niko with G2 on cache deagle ace and more
2016-12-31 16:41
niko cache ace was in 2015
2016-12-31 17:41
#160
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Ukraine petruska 
oh, kk time go so fast
2016-12-31 17:45
But there is still NiKo ace vs Faze on cache
2016-12-31 19:15
LOL #1 a clip showing how fucking retarded this game is, funny how that can be a "top highlight" rofl
2016-12-31 16:41
Pretty much. Sorry but barbarr binks, coldzera and s1mple highlights shouldn't have been included. More luck than skill. And two of those earned a graffiti... Flash over substance. Nothing more. Both s1mple and coldzera had cleaner highlights where you can truly see their skill peak. Examples: s1mple destorying SK with a deagle, s1mple 1v4 eco against VP, coldzera clean ace in overtime against VP, and many others. Disappointing standards from HLTV, buying into the popular hype. Unexpected.
2016-12-31 16:53
Top 10 highlights doesn't necessarily mean top 10 most skillful plays. It means the top 10 moments that were the most memorable, the 10 moments that defined the year. Context is also important. Those were huge, pivotal moments from big events, and it doesn't matter if they were luck based. If someone made a buzzer shot from the other end of the court to secure their team the NBA championships, that's still a highlight even though it was lucky. If it was just about the most skillful plays we'd have a bunch of good shots from online games that don't mean anything and that nobody remembers or cares about.
2016-12-31 18:57
"Top 10 highlights doesn't necessarily mean top 10 most skillful plays" I know it doesn't, but it should. s1mple and cold playes involved a lot of luck, same goes for JW with that colateral on Cache. I know luck is part of the game, but it doesn't depend on the player. I believe this top 10 should include only skill, not luck. Also, where is dennis' awp flick ace on cache? That's not luck, that's pure skill and brain memory, those flicks were insane, same goes for fallen 1v4 vs navi on overpass
2016-12-31 20:00
#54
f0rest | 
Serbia dankooo 
lol simple 1v2 kek and few others
2016-12-31 16:42
s1mple 1v4 vs. VP?
2016-12-31 16:43
#73
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Poland misioneos 
1v2 vs fnatic is more spectacular
2016-12-31 16:51
both are good and godness
2016-12-31 16:51
where is fallen 1vs3 clutch vs navi at iem katowice
2016-12-31 16:43
#1 highlight is all luck FeelsBadMan
2016-12-31 16:43
#58
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Brunei br0ks 
fallen vs na'vi????? lol
2016-12-31 16:43
#1 is what cs has come to, sad.
2016-12-31 16:45
Top 10 isn't enough. There were too many good plays! :)
2016-12-31 16:45
#2 should be #1 ! Snax , that was just the sickest clutch of 2k16.
2016-12-31 16:46
#64
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Russia Nikosimus 
It's a bit sad HLTV decided to include both Simple and Cold just because they are Simple and Cold They missed NiKo's ace,pyth's ace almost 1v5 w/o armour,but included Heni's shit and two graffiti highlights.. Imo that's a bit wrong,pyth and NiKo deserve top5 highlights
2016-12-31 16:47
nobody give shit about overated onliner Niko ,,highlist,, in some group elimination matches agaisnt some low tier teams/players but 1vs5 in FINAL like nijo or 1vs4 Snax once again in final against tier1 teams deserve higger place just like that
2016-12-31 17:00
#94
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Russia Nikosimus 
I don't mind about Poles but wtf are Simple and Barbarr doing there,for example?
2016-12-31 17:00
#65
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Korea Damianlee 
barbarr clip is just a spray :::::://
2016-12-31 16:47
#66
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Poland crouzzz 
n1
2016-12-31 16:47
youtube.com/watch?v=hC7Pt7P12yM #1 of 2015 compared to #1 of 2016 just shows how shit 2016 was.
2016-12-31 16:48
niko vs c9? niko vs faze?
2016-12-31 16:48
device ace with 2 knife kills?
2016-12-31 16:49
lol coldzera and s1mple clip is luck not skill, should not be in a list like this
2016-12-31 16:49
then how come there are 2 of the most skillful players who do it? U think hunden could do this? No, just 2 of the best players in the world
2016-12-31 16:53
how is that relevant? hen1 clip is much better but he is nowhere near s1mple and cold in terms of skill. just saying that top 10 plays should showcase high skill not high luck
2016-12-31 20:45
guardian's ace in unimportant game vs t2 team made 4th place. Cmon HLTV, why you always doing same shit mistake with relevance of the event
2016-12-31 16:51
#75
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Brazil AfKW 
Top 10 wasn't enough to this great CS year in the history. The only one who i disagree is Neo ace, pretty normal kills.
2016-12-31 16:54
#84
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Poland misioneos 
but this ace was very important, if vp had lost this round, they would have lost match
2016-12-31 16:56
#96
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Brazil AfKW 
I'am talking about the plasticity of the action but anyway Neo is a legend
2016-12-31 17:01
#85
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Croatia mds818 
Top 10 wasn't enough I completly agree with you However,I disagree with your opinion about Neo(he was in 1v5 and he had very very low hp.)
2016-12-31 16:56
I expected fallen vs navi on katowice
2016-12-31 16:51
#78
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Brazil houghzinhu 
1 coldzera <3
2016-12-31 16:52
#81
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Poland mamba99999 
Snax's clutch was better than coldzera's, more skillfull, cold's 1 bullet 2 kill shot was a little bit lucky.
2016-12-31 16:53
#86
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Poland misioneos 
but cold action was very spectacular
2016-12-31 16:56
#82
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Macau Igoskovisk 
Where is Fallen stop blowing my mind?
2016-12-31 16:54
#103
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France Fran6k1D 
stfu or Jonathan will ban you, Hiko 1v4 was obviously better with 2 players with 1hp
2016-12-31 17:05
where the fuck Guardian 1 vs 4 retake vs Dignitas in Nuke It is hardest retake
2016-12-31 16:54
#87
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Latvia t0m1kS 
+1
2016-12-31 16:57
#88
f0rest | 
Russia goodjob 
this was a shitty year if these are top10 clips
2016-12-31 16:58
#90
Ethiopia xohs 
Lol where is shox' 1v4?
2016-12-31 16:59
#91
flusha | 
Germany sanos 
rip cs
2016-12-31 17:00
#92
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France Fran6k1D 
disappointing top 10, nothing from shox, nothing from fallen, nothing from device... Would've been better to make a top 20 to include every play...
2016-12-31 17:00
No BOT device = good video.
2016-12-31 17:01
#97
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Russia bralBry 
How Shox's 1vs4 on de_inferno in EPL finals is not in this list?
2016-12-31 17:01
#100
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Poland czeczeniec 
Snax should be 1st
2016-12-31 17:04
2016 was a good year :)
2016-12-31 17:04
full of shit !
2016-12-31 17:05
wtf why are there online plays this year??? and where the fuck is FalleN 1v4 vs NaVi? shox two 1v4's vs LG??
2016-12-31 17:07
FalleNs 1v4 clutch against Na'Vi is worth a top10 place. Was surely more skill based than Colzeras lucky shots.
2016-12-31 17:08
worst list ive ever seen :D
2016-12-31 17:09
Not bad. Don't agree with the choice of music in relation to previous top 10 frag highlights hltv has done. Also hikos clutch (no.8) shouldn't be in the top 10 frag highlights of 2016 lol
2016-12-31 17:09
#110
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World Tenshi_R 
cold's awp is just luckshot, don't deserve to be in top 10 also weak top-10 at all
2016-12-31 17:10
#111
Nepal SG8 
Everybody talking about cold play but doesnt say anything about barrbarr being in top 10, what the fuk is that
2016-12-31 17:11
#119
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France Fran6k1D 
xd
2016-12-31 17:15
actually that was on of the most important clutch for Epsilon in that tournament with 14-14 score.Did you watch that match and tournament ?
2016-12-31 17:44
Just godsent too stupid
2016-12-31 19:15
where is Flushas ace on D2??
2016-12-31 17:11
Fallen 1v5 against Na'vi ??????????? was even better than coldzera's play
2016-12-31 17:12
2015's was better but still nice edit
2016-12-31 17:14
Snax :)
2016-12-31 17:15
#123
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Serbia whoa!! 
i thought you only feature lan highlights :(
2016-12-31 17:18
2016-12-31 17:20
2016 - the year of cheaters at least 4 highlights from cheaters gg wp hltv
2016-12-31 17:21
good mome
2016-12-31 17:26
#129
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Russia band1 
top20 players when?
2016-12-31 17:25
amazing video
2016-12-31 17:28
I don't think a "highlight" automatically has to imply that it was a skillful play, extremely lucky shots like those mid air AWP ones are also highlights for me. However, I do agree with everyone, that those shouldn't be ranked as high as those supreme clutches and plays which required huge amount of skill. Snax TOP1 for me, that was one of the best pistol plays ever, not only this year.
2016-12-31 17:29
snax clutch is waaaaaaaay better than luckzera airshot Snax #1 or riot
2016-12-31 17:28
sad that they chose a lucky clip as #1 and not something more skilled
2016-12-31 17:28
Where is highlights of fallen on katowica tournament ?
2016-12-31 17:30
#138
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Latvia Ke]R[4u 
snax top1
2016-12-31 17:31
nice edit shit list welcome to hltv.org
2016-12-31 17:31
+1 whoever made this list is plain retarded
2016-12-31 17:32
it says whole hltv staff plz no bannerino
2016-12-31 17:34
Honestly I don't care if I will get banned or not, but I'm stating the truth. BARRBARR, 2 online highlights, and luck. 25%+ of the highlights didn't deserve to be in this list.
2016-12-31 17:38
I agree
2016-12-31 17:42
That's just how it was voted, you can't change it.
2016-12-31 17:42
i liked when they showed the team and crowd reaction on the snax play, n1 makku
2016-12-31 17:32
#142
kNgV- | 
Brazil vicTHOR 
lol people mad at cold winning every contest possible in this year despite being lucky or not, the jumping double from cold was insane EZ 4 GODZERA one more time THE CRY IS FREE
2016-12-31 17:34
"every contest" you mean 4?
2016-12-31 17:39
#157
kNgV- | 
Brazil vicTHOR 
the cry is free
2016-12-31 17:44
trying to dispute with a banana eater, ur gonna have a bad time
2016-12-31 17:50
luck everywhere
2016-12-31 17:45
This was GREAT
2016-12-31 17:41
#152
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United Kingdom swellis 
rng based #1 nice
2016-12-31 17:41
#153
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Germany bartooo 
Coldzera and S1mple overrated. It was just pure luck, ever, Snax clutch was way better. Even the 1v4 vs NaVi clutch with AWP also made by Snax was better, but it did not mean so much like the jumpshot from Cold. + Deagle Ace by Niko, Shox clutch vs Luminosity on Inferno and much more for sure, but it is really hard to choose Top 10 plays of one year. The list should have 100 positions just to mention all the insane highlights of the year propably.
2016-12-31 17:41
#155
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Serbia ZAG0R 
ez for snax
2016-12-31 17:42
cold deserved that first spot imo
2016-12-31 17:46
Why? It was 100% luck.
2016-12-31 19:46
where my highlight nubs
2016-12-31 17:48
#167
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Turkey SG^^ 
Why not top 20? Shox definitely deserved his place in top 10
2016-12-31 17:50
#168
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Lithuania SuperSanic 
N1
2016-12-31 17:53
#169
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Argentina w33nter 
CS best game ever!
2016-12-31 17:53
#171
SpawN | 
Bosnia and Herzegovina nessaja 
rly no NiKo? Not even deagle ace?
2016-12-31 17:55
#194
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Brazil hugoooo 
Wasn't it online?
2016-12-31 18:43
Snax pistol clutch should have been #1. That was just pure skill. Coldzera's lucky awp shot was the top play? HLTV has crap standards apparently.
2016-12-31 17:56
+1. I'd change the Coldzera highlight to something by Fallen as well, i.e that 4k against NaVi (actually 5k bc he killed fnx before kicking him xd).
2016-12-31 18:09
#205
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Brazil mibrzera 
nt
2016-12-31 19:18
#176
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Moldova NebunU10 
where is s1mple 1v4 on b mirage with deagle vs sk
2016-12-31 18:01
not sure if i would put cold on 1, it was actually just a luckshot ...other highlights
2016-12-31 18:07
the Coldzera jumping kills video is so overrated it was just lucky nothing else
2016-12-31 18:09
Where is GTR? WHere is f0rest? WHere is shox? And yea...I hate to see pistol round aimbots into top 10 highlights. Whatever, it was 2016 a year where who cheated the most won.
2016-12-31 18:24
#186
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Finland jayss 
The best caster of the year is DDK, his casting flow in the hype situations is so perfect
2016-12-31 18:26
#187
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Brazil sprk1 
where's my ace on mm last week??
2016-12-31 18:27
#188
ZywOo | 
Canada pain^ 
where is shox's 1v4 clutch vs LG ???
2016-12-31 18:28
shox's pistol ace cache and also juaniko on cache?
2016-12-31 18:30
FalleN stop blowing my mind! Are you kidding me Shoxie?! he gets every single one and keeps the dream alive!
2016-12-31 18:34
+1
2017-01-01 04:55
#195
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Brazil hugoooo 
I can't believe none of FalleN plays made it to this list... still a great video.
2016-12-31 18:45
#196
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Armenia kingdavo 
SnaxGOD
2016-12-31 18:46
rng is not a top play!
2016-12-31 18:48
#198
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Brazil wdks 
very nice video
2016-12-31 18:50
#202
ayaya | 
Ireland skend 
no flusha dd2 ace :(
2016-12-31 19:12
No device 2 with knife. GGWP
2016-12-31 19:19
omg where is NiKo Vs FaZe FalleN Vs NaVi Shox Vs LG Flusha Vs Dignitas ?????????????????????????????????
2016-12-31 19:29
#241
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France Fran6k1D 
gone for hen1 vs nV barbarr vs godsent hiko vs lg
2016-12-31 22:18
Barbarr highlight a lot worse than eg fallen 1v4 etc. Also #1 and #2 wrong way around since #1 is just crazy lucky although it was important round
2016-12-31 19:36
simple doesnt deserve a grafitii for that 2k
2016-12-31 19:43
snax play was sick, also I miss FalleN and shox in this top10
2016-12-31 19:47
Epsilon best
2016-12-31 19:58
Really nice video with gorgeous plays!
2016-12-31 20:02
so the only simple play is some retarded luckshots on cache, wow also cold's clip as number one lul, so RNG>skill ok
2016-12-31 20:03
snax usp clutch <3
2016-12-31 20:04
Cry is free. It's a year full of highlights. Why are people butthurt that their favorites didn't make it in? There's not much room to work with as it is when it's a top-10 video. Also lol @ automatically associating highlights with skill. A highlight doesn't necessarily have to be about skill. That coldzera clip, in its CONTEXT, deserves to be #1. That's at a point when SK/LG were about to complete a monumental comeback, with TL at MATCH POINT.
2016-12-31 20:07
#224
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Brazil VAC0 
why not TOP 20?
2016-12-31 20:05
oh man i was really expecting the 2 knife by device but great motage overall, good year for CS:GO
2016-12-31 20:16
#228
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Austria db42 
honestly i dont understand whats so sick about coldzera's 4k there.. it shows no brilliance of mind at all, just how broken/random the game is that he's able to get a collateral there with a jumping noscope... sure thing is an amazing play, but i'd rather see smart moves than getting "kinda" lucky kills..... same for simple's dropoff, huge play but random AF and shouldnt work in 99% of the cases vs any team.... NEO's 1v5 or Barbarr's 4k being ranked so low is knda dull. NEO's 1v5 was way more important and smart than cold's play....edit: ok after checking scores, wasnt more important
2016-12-31 20:57
#262
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Brazil adre221 
''how broken the game is'' do you know what are the odds of hitting that shot? it shouldn't be impossible, just very odd. coldzera 4k made luminosity comeback the map, and while it relyed on luck it is more ''beautiful'' to watch than other highlights, and that's what a highlight is supposed to be, it is supposed to be good to watch, being it lucky or not.
2017-01-01 04:19
#1 isn't that great tbh, he go lucky and they lined up and came from the same direction. #2 is the real #1
2016-12-31 20:56
just swap #1 and 2 everything is OK
2016-12-31 21:04
"not a single player has managed to get two highlights" shox vs LG 1v4 shox 4k pistol
2016-12-31 21:22
They mean in the video itself
2017-01-01 19:55
i meant they could've put it in
2017-01-01 21:00
#234
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Chile Cristoff 
fallen clutch against navi on overpass? :(
2016-12-31 21:32
#235
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Brazil m1tzin 
what a joke. fallen vs navi ??? youtube.com/watch?v=QD6rT2CVgak
2016-12-31 21:44
#239
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Germany ToxlC 
Niko vs Faze on Cache B?
2016-12-31 22:06
NiKo vs Cloud9? AK-47 ACE ONE TAP ON DD2? SHOX VS LG 4k? SHOX ACE ON CACHE? KJAERBYE ON LEIPZIG? WTF GUYS?! WHY COLDZERA #1? HE JUST GOT LUCKY SHOT AS HAPPY IN 2015 :C
2016-12-31 22:25
How is coldzeras luck @ no.1? We had amazing plays -- smart plays -- that didn't even make the top ten. Disgraceful.
2016-12-31 22:31
stop this hype about coldzera, he's a fakin lucky noob.
2016-12-31 22:38
fallen x navi on overpass, i need <\3
2016-12-31 23:37
coldzera lucky shots make first place... What a joke
2017-01-01 00:32
Lucky jumping shot gets first place, seriously? The video was a good watch but honestly your clip choices are disgraceful.
2017-01-01 01:19
i expected from the very beginning cold's jump shot would be number one and i really hopped to be proven wrong. that's what you get for overestimating hltv i guess. btw, im disappointment fallen's 1v5 at iem katowice didn't make it in. i guess this abides the hltvinian rule of having a 2 month memory span.
2017-01-01 04:54
#267
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United Kingdom tomtmh 
simple's 1v2 noscope shouldn't even be top10, cold would be lucky to get no10 with his jumping awp, snax deserved no1 with guardian/dennis no2
2017-01-01 05:45
Why not? Am not a simple fan, but that was sick stuff.
2017-01-01 09:36
I think s1mple's play was pure skill, but coldzera's jumping double was based on the strafe-jumping movement bug.
2017-01-01 12:24
Nice video, guy above me doesn't know shit.
2017-01-01 07:52
Nice work, thank you
2017-01-01 08:33
Seeing everyone complaining about how in their opinion, the list should look different <3 haha
2017-01-01 09:39
#272
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Palestine ndr[o] 
lol cold's lucky awp as #1 highlight? shox on dust2 and inferno vs LG > #1 highlight
2017-01-01 10:13
Really nice work and nice edit.
2017-01-01 12:23
GuardiaN vs TyLoo @ DH Masters Malmö 2016? olofmeister vs SK at IEM Katowice? FalleN vs Na`Vi at IEM Katowice? shox vs SK x2 at EPL S3? Just some of the highlights that could have been included, instead of highlights from online matches which to me aren't as impactful for showing what happened over the year than LAN clips. Nice job though.
2017-01-01 12:32
no fallen plays? and shitty simple play hahahaha what a biased shit video
2017-01-01 13:03
Niko deagle ace eleague s1 FNX pistol ace vs fnatic IEM katowice
2017-01-01 15:06
IMO rly good top 10, all deserved.
2017-01-01 15:56
great video
2017-01-01 16:23
#280
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Brazil vinnyzeraNTC 
Pretty good list, but the Hiko 1v4 really shouldn't be there. Really average clutch, you see those kinds of clutch at least once in every match. Maybe you could've included this one: youtube.com/watch?v=xkexIoUcf1Y This, is sick. (look at the timer as well, 1 second.)
2017-01-01 16:29
snax #1 because sadokist
2017-01-01 17:04
snax play is just to good! should be first imo.
2017-01-01 17:27
Snax should be #1, because of the luck factor. Additionally you should've put snax 1v5 defuse versus faze instead of Hiko
2017-01-01 19:39
mirv_deathmsg cfg localPlayerLifeTimeMod 200 would make easier to track, what happened in a longer clip.
2017-01-01 19:58
fnx vs fnatic @overpass probable the best pistol ace
2017-01-01 20:10
JW's flick on Magisk is the best frag
2017-01-01 21:22
#294
Poland MJP 
MAKKU great jog :]. Music in the mid of clutch going down then up again. Commentator's are clear as well. I love it the clip. Especially song at the start of the movie.
2017-01-02 01:37
Thanks mate ;)
2017-01-02 16:55
the vid is sick as frick but what about fnx's ace usp clutch at iem Katowice?? :??
2017-01-02 01:41
NEO's and snax's were my favourites
2017-01-02 03:02
#297
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Peru devbot 
Snax my favourite, it should be number one.
2017-01-02 04:47
#298
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Russia numanox 
amazing video, thx makku
2017-01-02 06:05
:)
2017-01-02 16:55
So coldzera with lucky jumpshot > Snax with skilled 1v4? Meh
2017-01-02 18:30
#302
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Brazil VAC0 
snax had the luck too. guardian missed easy shot on the ladder
2017-01-02 18:40
#304
Lithuania kab 
nice one! really enjoyed it!
2017-01-03 01:13
2017-01-03 03:59
Nice edit. especially the intro
2017-01-12 21:49
I love this video <3
2017-01-07 14:00
Autimatic shot on snappy was hella sick
2017-01-12 22:05
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