NAF earns SuperNova CS:GO Malta MVP award

Liquid's star Keith "⁠NAF⁠" Markovic is the Most Valuable Player of SuperNova CS:GO Malta by HLTV.org and betway.

The Canadian star secures the award after leading Liquid in their title-winning campaign in Saint Julian's, averaging a 1.31 rating at the $150,000 tournament.

NAF was a consistent force throughout the event with seven out of eight maps with a 1.15+ rating, with his only sub-1.00 rated map coming from the team's sole map loss in Group A's winners' match against NRG.

NAF has claimed his third MVP medal in Malta

The 21-year-old beat out some serious competition in two of his teammates, Jonathan "⁠EliGE⁠" Jablonowski — who was the best player of the playoffs, with NAF being a close second-best — and Russel "⁠Twistzz⁠" Van Dulken, as well as three of his opponents in the final: Tsvetelin "⁠CeRq⁠" Dimitrov, Ethan "⁠Ethan⁠" Arnold, and Vincent "⁠Brehze⁠" Cayonte.

Outside of finishing the event as the second highest-rated player, NAF topped the charts as the hardest player to kill (0.50 deaths per round) and the player with the most overall contribution (82.9% KAST), which helps explain how consistent he was during the tournament.

This is his second MVP award since joining Liquid, leading the team to both of their titles, cs_summit 2 and SuperNova, and his third overall including SL i-League Invitational Shanghai, from when he was part of Renegades.

United States Vincent 'Brehze' Cayonte
Vincent 'Brehze' Cayonte
Age:
22
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
948
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
United States Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1302
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.16
Bulgaria Tsvetelin 'CeRq' Dimitrov
Tsvetelin 'CeRq' Dimitrov
Age:
20
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
980
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.10
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1263
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.16
Canada Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.12
Maps played:
1049
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.11
United States Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Ethan 'Ethan' Arnold
Age:
20
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
899
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.15
Deserved tbh but i expected device...
2018-12-02 23:26
#8
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United States LyNcHiE
tru
2018-12-02 23:27
Expected
2018-12-02 23:27
#12
Thorin | 
Netherlands RafV
+1 Where is dev1ce MVP???
2018-12-02 23:27
#23
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United States SilveryoHD
+1
2018-12-02 23:30
device was better i think
2018-12-02 23:35
#35
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Sweden yayer
:DDDDD
2018-12-02 23:40
Device MVP only in Big Events
2018-12-02 23:48
U are a such prank idiot, fake flag mother focker baiter. You should be vanish from hltv
2018-12-02 23:55
lmao
2018-12-03 00:07
Name kind of checks out
2018-12-03 00:41
Fan checks out
2018-12-03 08:20
Device was robbed imo
2018-12-03 01:33
+1 😆
2018-12-03 03:39
:D
2018-12-03 06:27
U mean s1mple
2018-12-03 06:33
#68
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Lithuania andy_
+1
2018-12-03 06:43
no dupreeh got robbed again
2018-12-03 07:10
#82
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Poland Unluko
Ez for the best player in the world!
2018-12-03 08:45
Device is one noob awper, little good with pistols, eco killer. He doesn't deserve a slot in astralis. MSL, aizy are better.
2018-12-03 08:51
#2
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United Kingdom Dimwit
2
2018-12-02 23:26
#3
SANJI | 
Russia H423zZ
Good player
2018-12-02 23:27
Hi
2018-12-02 23:26
#75
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Brazil Cold_beast
Wtf a comment one min later is rated higher??
2018-12-03 08:07
It was edited lmao
2018-12-03 08:19
#77
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Brazil Cold_beast
I see
2018-12-03 08:20
#4
Spinx | 
Israel Mayr0N
Now he smiles
2018-12-02 23:26
sexy naf smiles
2018-12-02 23:27
Why not device, HELLO ???? ADMIN ????? REPORTED
2018-12-02 23:27
nice
2018-12-02 23:27
Unexpected. He's actually smiling it's not the real NAF
2018-12-02 23:28
Its device in disguise
2018-12-03 01:34
The fly rises from the supernova! gj (o_o)
2018-12-02 23:28
twistzz overrated? omegalul
2018-12-02 23:28
#17
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Poland v1ctorex
what you mean?
2018-12-02 23:29
*bait attempt*
2018-12-02 23:29
Tabsen > Naf lul
2018-12-02 23:29
#24
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United States SilveryoHD
what?
2018-12-02 23:31
In terms of tournament rating.
2018-12-02 23:31
#27
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United States SilveryoHD
who won against eachother
2018-12-02 23:32
tabsen better tho
2018-12-02 23:32
#29
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United States SilveryoHD
flair doesnt check out
2018-12-02 23:33
Doesn't change the fact that Tabsen has a better tournament rating than Naf dude^^ I am not saying that Tabsen, who didn't attend the final, deserves the mvp medal more than NAF :)
2018-12-02 23:33
#31
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United States SilveryoHD
I still would take naf over tabsen in top 20
2018-12-02 23:34
Probably yes, i mean you can't really compare them. NAF achieved far more with Liquid than Tabsen did with BIG + NAF has better teamm8's who can show up, whereas Tabsen is the one and only star player of BIG, which makes it maybe easier for him to get better ratings?! Like I already said, NAF achieved more and is therefore obv far ahead of Tabsen in the top 20 BUT I actually think that Tabsen has better aim.
2018-12-02 23:37
Tanden fell off a lot on 2018
2018-12-02 23:37
#88
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Russia Vad97oRRR
yes
2018-12-04 05:23
#19
s1 | 
Ukraine mpletop1
not device?
2018-12-02 23:29
#25
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United States SilveryoHD
+1
2018-12-02 23:31
S1mple not MVP? Reported
2018-12-02 23:29
Stfu everyone knows device deserved it
2018-12-03 01:35
LETS GO LIQUID
2018-12-02 23:30
SECOND TIER 2 TOURNAMENT WIN IN 11 MONTHS OF 2018!!! #GOTL WOOOHOOO! NA <3
2018-12-02 23:43
Liquid is still better than Na'vi so that is why you are mad.
2018-12-02 23:57
0/8
2018-12-03 00:05
+1 Why x/8? Why not x/10? And what means CIS? Pls help :)
2018-12-03 00:14
they are not navi won 4 events 2 tier 1 and 2 tier 2 they beated astralis 2 times in bo3 and 1 time in bo1 ez 4 navi
2018-12-03 00:53
#70
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Romania Iosif
CIS is Commonwealth of Independent States (some States in eastern Europe).... Also.... 8/8 is a good bait (b8).... 0/8 is a bad bait.... And so on
2018-12-03 07:27
Liquid literally fucking destroyed Na'vi the last times they faced yes they are better it's no question.
2018-12-04 06:53
#37
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Spain elskio
s1mple fans crying aka LUL expected Ggwp NAF best NA player of 2018 btw
2018-12-02 23:51
Happy'fly
2018-12-02 23:43
Naf mvp vs nrg fixed
2018-12-02 23:52
#41
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Lithuania KingOfPing
Second half of inferno with NAF awp was awesome to watch and clinical help for Liquid comeback.
2018-12-02 23:53
Where's Thorin's tweet about s1mple deserving MVP?
2018-12-03 00:06
*device
2018-12-03 01:36
Wtf Liquid actually won something
2018-12-03 00:12
#49
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Russia Astrali5
Fake NAF,smiling
2018-12-03 00:21
Its actually device
2018-12-03 01:37
#61
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Russia Astrali5
device in disguise
2018-12-03 02:53
Not Device?
2018-12-03 00:24
SeriousSloth PogChamp SeriousSloth
2018-12-03 00:59
#55
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Brazil piconi
Pretty happy to see Liquid winning a tournament :)
2018-12-03 01:33
#63
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Russia Roneeee
Wtf? Device deserve that MVP
2018-12-03 04:11
Why nobody point out that they won by only beating nrgtwice, vp once in a bo1, and big in a bo3 lol
2018-12-03 05:28
well done NAF - now try doing it while playing really good teams in Tier 1.
2018-12-03 06:15
wtf toxic noob naf give ur mvp to device so he can fight vs s1mple for top1
2018-12-03 07:37
#73
flusha | 
Italy HeSY
Nice 4 NAF😑
2018-12-03 07:38
Why did Malta have mvps
2018-12-03 07:58
Cause is a tier2 tournament
2018-12-03 16:18
Good tournament overall
2018-12-03 08:22
god NAF POG
2018-12-03 08:39
very good player deserved :)
2018-12-03 08:52
First sloth to ever get MVP Naf smellls so good
2018-12-03 18:00
#89
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Russia Vad97oRRR
wtf???/ Tabsen>Naf
2018-12-04 05:24
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