EliGE wins IEM Chicago MVP award

Liquid star Jonathan "⁠EliGE⁠" Jablonowski is the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of IEM Chicago 2019 by HLTV.org and betway.

The North American player capped off an impressive tournament by leading Liquid to a 3-0 victory over ENCE with a 1.62 rating, topping the scoreboard on both Nuke (2.02 rating) and Inferno (1.44).

EliGE ended the tournament with a 1.41 rating, his highest ever at a Big Event, beating his previous record of 1.30 from ELEAGUE Major Atlanta.

Keith "⁠NAF⁠" Markovic and Russel "⁠Twistzz⁠" Van Dulken were the players closest to EliGE in the race for the MVP award, which also featured the ENCE duo of Aleksi "⁠allu⁠" Jalli and Jere "⁠sergej⁠" Salo before the one-sided final.

EliGE secures his third MVP medal

EliGE was ranked first in six stats categories, most notably rating, KDD (+71), ADR (93.9), kills per round (0.88) and percentage of rounds with at least one kill (56.4%). He also featured in the top five in seven other categories, including KAST (75.9%) and headshots per round (0.47).

This is the third MVP award scooped by EliGE in his career after DreamHack Masters Dallas 2019 and the ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals, putting him level with Mathieu "⁠ZywOo⁠" Herbaut for the most medals claimed since the start of the year.

United States Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Jonathan 'EliGE' Jablonowski
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
1134
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.69
France Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Mathieu 'ZywOo' Herbaut
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.31
Maps played:
482
KPR:
0.88
DPR:
0.63
Finland Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Aleksi 'allu' Jalli
Age:
29
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1360
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.64
Canada Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Keith 'NAF' Markovic
Age:
24
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1096
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.64
Canada Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Russel 'Twistzz' Van Dulken
Age:
22
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.14
Maps played:
881
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.62
Finland Jere 'sergej' Salo
Jere 'sergej' Salo
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.13
Maps played:
498
KPR:
0.77
DPR:
0.63
Good player but coldzera is better
2019-07-22 01:33
61 replies
Nt
2019-07-22 01:34
15 replies
nt
2019-07-22 01:34
14 replies
#18
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Poland Unluko
SO EASY
2019-07-22 01:35
13 replies
#22
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Brazil gresote
cold > world
2019-07-22 01:35
12 replies
#29
adreN | 
Switzerland 2022
Still got rekt by FalleN tho
2019-07-22 01:36
4 replies
#37
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Brazil gresote
china cs kkkkkkkkkkk
2019-07-22 01:38
3 replies
Furia lol
2019-07-22 05:38
2 replies
who?
2019-07-22 06:53
1 reply
No idea
2019-07-22 14:18
+1
2019-07-22 02:21
Cold is the best cs go player, but elige Will be the top 1 this year
2019-07-22 02:40
5 replies
#105
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North America onionmesh
If he was the best then why doesn't he hard carry more than simple or Daddy zywoo?
2019-07-22 03:01
4 replies
elige 2 major _ s1mple 0 major _ zywoo 1 major = elige goat
2019-07-22 03:05
2 replies
Wat
2019-07-22 09:00
Warup u muslim American?
2019-07-22 12:38
s1mple was the best player last year and he couldn't win a major. and coldzera is toxic as fuck. Glad he left mibr
2019-07-22 15:03
yeah coldzera has more MVP and 2x best in the world
2019-07-22 01:34
7 replies
Coldzera fcking baiter
2019-07-22 01:52
6 replies
Coldzera fucking good aimer.
2019-07-22 02:11
5 replies
Coldzera fcking baiter
2019-07-22 04:43
his aim sucks
2019-07-22 05:05
2 replies
no, it doesn't
2019-07-22 06:29
sck my d1*k
2019-07-22 13:31
fking 2x Best Player of the Year.
2019-07-22 05:36
name checks out
2019-07-22 01:34
7 replies
#28
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Brazil gresote
burger cs kkkkkkk
2019-07-22 01:36
6 replies
Famine CS kkkkkkkkkk
2019-07-22 01:37
4 replies
#40
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Brazil gresote
we are best country in the SA kkkkkk cry is free burger kkkk
2019-07-22 01:39
3 replies
#97
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Brazil BRAZlL
kkkkk 😎👌 😎👌
2019-07-22 02:44
Is that even an achievement lol
2019-07-22 03:28
Best Country in SOUTHERN AMERICA. nt, still irrelevant
2019-07-22 05:02
+1 kkkkkk
2019-07-22 01:41
expected from delusional mibr fan
2019-07-22 01:37
1 reply
+1
2019-07-22 08:15
nt
2019-07-22 01:38
Everything checks out
2019-07-22 01:40
nt nt
2019-07-22 01:47
#62
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Other Onizuka_go
Best Humor in 2019
2019-07-22 01:48
+1
2019-07-22 01:56
+1
2019-07-22 02:09
rn, no. btw this is the Prime Elige and whole Liquid Team, ENJOY GUYS! Let's beat them.
2019-07-22 02:10
Yes look forward to watching cold in major oh wait
2019-07-22 02:30
5 replies
#98
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Brazil BRAZlL
2x major mvp 😎👌 Elige oh wait 😎👌
2019-07-22 02:45
4 replies
7:1
2019-07-22 05:40
coldzera 24, Ellige 21........
2019-07-22 09:07
2 replies
#191
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Brazil BRAZlL
Coldzera Alpha man 😎👌 Elige disgusting POORLAK face 😎👌
2019-07-22 16:15
1 reply
looks are not important is csgo....... Dosia is x god and amazing at csgo, scream is sexy and shit at csgo
2019-07-22 19:55
+1
2019-07-22 03:43
benched player LUL
2019-07-22 03:59
ur first on way too many threads, go outside
2019-07-22 04:34
Elige is shit........
2019-07-22 04:51
Elige Is better sorry thats True.
2019-07-22 05:58
Hahahah
2019-07-22 07:14
Nt cocaine dealer
2019-07-22 09:03
find a team first before talking shit.
2019-07-22 09:42
xDddd
2019-07-22 09:43
coldzera is baiting, using his team as shield. His stats are due to this boosted.
2019-07-22 10:02
1 reply
+1
2019-07-22 12:06
Nt
2019-07-22 10:48
:D
2019-07-22 12:20
LUL
2019-07-22 13:10
expected
2019-07-22 01:34
cool
2019-07-22 01:34
E X P E C T E D
2019-07-22 01:34
well deserved
2019-07-22 01:34
Well done mr krielige
2019-07-22 01:34
#8
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United States raymoney
Expected
2019-07-22 01:34
14 replies
I love you dad
2019-07-22 01:36
I arent click thatz
2019-07-22 01:38
4 replies
#43
ropz | 
Czech Republic y0fl0w
all good, you don't have to
2019-07-22 01:39
3 replies
Suspicious
2019-07-22 01:41
2 replies
It's a clean link to a statistic in which you can see the number of mvps and evps hltv has given to different players
2019-07-22 09:47
1 reply
the tier1 means major
2019-07-22 11:42
nt keylogger
2019-07-22 01:48
Why tf are only majors t1??
2019-07-22 01:53
2 replies
Petar from HLTV said that's how it is done.
2019-07-22 02:42
1 reply
Oh If ur measuring the mvp for the top20 Then major mvps should be higher But I think that the “t1” name that they gave was a bit strange
2019-07-22 02:54
#131
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Australia CaZeR01
Why cologne not t1???
2019-07-22 05:21
You should put the winners of the events next to the event name. Good for scenarios where the losers win the MVP like ZywOo, s1mple, and Twistzz did.
2019-07-22 07:00
1 reply
good idea, added
2019-07-22 10:17
Most useful hltv user
2019-07-23 15:46
#13
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Sweden Zlatanist
Friberg > elige
2019-07-22 01:34
3 replies
#59
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Kazakhstan bjornzz
+1
2019-07-22 01:47
In kg?
2019-07-22 02:45
1 reply
xaxaxaax
2019-07-22 03:59
#14
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Denmark wakils
TL era
2019-07-22 01:35
Coldzera is running away from brazil
2019-07-22 01:35
What does mvp actually give to the player other than a badge?
2019-07-22 01:35
6 replies
Status
2019-07-22 01:37
That’s a good point. They should get some kind of financial incentive like how they give performance bonuses to MMA fighters
2019-07-22 01:40
3 replies
It’s good how it is
2019-07-22 01:47
1 reply
Thanks man
2019-07-22 01:59
no that would be bad. Players should aim to win the match, not to have the best stats. It's good how it is
2019-07-22 02:24
They give alot of money. To MVP winner but u will never see or know that. On hltv. So its not only badge ofc.
2019-07-22 14:45
deserved, best ak-colt atm
2019-07-22 01:35
#19
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Sweden godname
feelsbad Nitro
2019-07-22 01:35
SGiGE expected
2019-07-22 01:35
Congrats, definitely top3 player rn
2019-07-22 01:35
nice
2019-07-22 01:35
zeus or zews?
2019-07-22 01:35
2 replies
Zews god
2019-07-22 01:39
1 reply
GODJablonowski
2019-07-22 01:36
#26
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United States _ATaXiA_
One day NAF one day... :(
2019-07-22 01:36
5 replies
NAF has 3 or 4 HLTV mvp awards
2019-07-22 01:39
3 replies
#51
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United States _ATaXiA_
All small shit tourny MVPs
2019-07-22 01:42
2 replies
Just checked and he actually has 5 lmao. More than any other liquid player
2019-07-22 02:05
1 reply
He has 1 "Big Event" MVP and 4 tier3 MVPs (not to mention that blast is the lowest tier of big event according to HLTV.) I'd like to see him win an MVP at a more premier event.
2019-07-22 07:03
#53
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United States VLoU
NaF just won an MVP last event though? Against FaZe Clan too.
2019-07-22 01:43
#30
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Romania kr1tex
Lucky that vitality didn't make it to the finals Zywoo would have got the award
2019-07-22 01:37
1 reply
#85
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Austria sometime2
ZyWHO?
2019-07-22 02:14
Best player in the world atm. Well deserved.
2019-07-22 01:37
8 replies
in terms of what? he clearly is not
2019-07-22 01:43
7 replies
Lul. Who do you think it is?
2019-07-22 01:50
4 replies
s1mple and zywoo are above every liquid player, no doubts
2019-07-22 03:04
3 replies
nt. winning is most valuable thing. not baiting the whole team with saved awp by teammates.
2019-07-22 05:11
1 reply
skillwise s1mple and zywoo are above anyone else. How can someone even question that? I wouldnt even say that elige is the best skilled player on his team. Twistzz has much better aim like elige. Gamewise I would put elige in the top5 maybe. He is good but not the best Otherwise you would say device was best player last year too. Which is clearly wrong
2019-07-22 05:19
Zywoo... maybe. S1mple clearly not. Elige is stepping up on important matches, not choking.
2019-07-22 21:57
In terms of actually helping you team win tournaments and not s1mply baiting them.
2019-07-22 01:52
1 reply
that doesnt define the BEST player otherwise device would have been best player last year, but he wasnt
2019-07-22 03:05
Deserved
2019-07-22 01:39
deserved
2019-07-22 01:41
Well deserved finally poland top 1
2019-07-22 01:42
3 replies
CRITICAL_ERROR_BRAIN_NOT_FOUND
2019-07-22 01:48
1 reply
Best Polando player by a mile now that Rush has fallen off
2019-07-22 02:47
+11
2019-07-22 01:49
Deserved
2019-07-22 01:44
#56
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South Africa @FyreCS
Elige #2 player of the year!
2019-07-22 01:45
#57
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United Kingdom _xC4ctus
100% deserved
2019-07-22 01:46
So fucking deserved for the #1 Player of 2019
2019-07-22 01:50
1. s1mple 2. ZywOo 3, EliGE 4. Twistzz 5. electronic/device/naf/niko
2019-07-22 01:50
2 replies
+1111
2019-07-22 10:57
5. NAF
2019-07-22 12:24
#72
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Turkey xxxjet3
If liquid win the major #1 player of the year for sure
2019-07-22 01:56
Elige is a beast
2019-07-22 01:56
#74
kennyS | 
United States @rex
Elige top 3
2019-07-22 01:57
Well deserved.
2019-07-22 02:01
Elige for #2 best player in the world Twistzz is surely #1. #NAisTop1 #Let'sGoLiquid
2019-07-22 02:04
3 replies
#86
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France Revitalize
nah bro Elige above Twistzz and Shox #3
2019-07-22 02:17
Twistzz is great but EliGE has way more impact. He's far more consistent than Twistzz, and he plays harder roles. Twistzz could get there eventually though.
2019-07-22 03:48
lmao literally 0/8
2019-07-22 06:46
ez
2019-07-22 02:08
nice
2019-07-22 02:10
Ma fakin boi is doing it. #NameAndFlairChecksOut #EliGODTOP12K19
2019-07-22 02:18
Elige is THE BEST
2019-07-22 02:23
The Liquid's domination will not last long and the major is coming.. (ZywOo > ALL)
2019-07-22 02:37
#95
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Sri Lanka speshul
Deserved
2019-07-22 02:43
EXPECTED TOP1 ELIGE?????
2019-07-22 02:44
1 reply
Yes mens))
2019-07-22 02:46
Liquid played all the good teams at this event......impressive
2019-07-22 02:47
1 reply
vitality and ence. both good but nothing impressive. would love to see them win the major where the path is a bit longer than that 3 teams tournemant
2019-07-22 03:31
EliGE #no smoke/no walls/best timing ever
2019-07-22 02:49
hes really good but he literally got like 25 ecofrags, it was crazy how he always happened to get those
2019-07-22 03:27
Easy for leading industry cheaters.
2019-07-22 03:32
And they said elige would suck without AUG lul
2019-07-22 03:42
2 replies
He was worse with the Aug imo
2019-07-22 04:38
1 reply
Yup, his AK is so clean
2019-07-22 12:25
Dude is fucking insane look at those numbers!
2019-07-22 03:58
#119
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Brazil Not_lxxl
EliGE OP
2019-07-22 04:15
Device 13 MVP 3 MAJOR EliGe 3 MVP 0 MAJOr
2019-07-22 04:29
Only getting started.
2019-07-22 04:32
livs
2019-07-22 04:53
#135
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Ukraine minemax
Where's s1mple? :)
2019-07-22 05:41
Elige looks like Yung Terminator. He barely show his feeling in tournaments.
2019-07-22 05:47
Liquid star Jake "Stewie2k" Yip is the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of IEM Chicago 2019 by HLTV.org and betway.
2019-07-22 05:48
gz, such a monster lately
2019-07-22 06:14
Not a single negative map
2019-07-22 06:32
2 replies
they didnt lose a map
2019-07-22 09:02
1 reply
They dropped one to G2
2019-07-22 17:55
#1 - 2019 for sure!
2019-07-22 07:03
#149
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Russia razorVJ
Good but not best. Jw best.
2019-07-22 07:07
Nice to see the polish seen finally win something
2019-07-22 08:34
what a beast
2019-07-22 09:02
Deserved!
2019-07-22 09:09
#159
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Peru AgentLF
¡Congrats Elige!
2019-07-22 09:23
Such a crazy unstoppable monster. best aug pro. one of the most clever players of the world.
2019-07-22 09:30
#173
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France SmallJumP
Deserved. He is insane.
2019-07-22 11:32
Finally he got the credits he deserves after being so consistently good since eLevate.
2019-07-22 11:52
#177
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Sweden jimmyryd
He sucks, all he does is abusing the SG.
2019-07-22 12:20
3 replies
+1
2019-07-22 13:32
Abusing? Are you so blinded that you're supposed to only use M4, AK, and AWP in CSGO? Typical silver talk kkthx. Cry is free. If SG was so OP, everyone would be using it and guess what? Everyone is using it.
2019-07-22 20:24
1 reply
#199
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Sweden jimmyryd
Guess what, sg is the the the most unskilled weapon in the game.
2019-07-31 11:30
ez for broken tag
2019-07-22 13:54
Fnx 6 majors the really GOAT!
2019-07-22 17:22
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