Video: s1mple - HLTV MVP of IEM Cologne
Relive Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev's best plays from IEM Cologne, including his four record-breaking aces, by watching our MVP fragmovie.
The Ukrainian superstar put up one of his best performances of all time at IEM Cologne, boasting a 1.51 rating across 14 maps played to claim the MVP award by HLTV and Bitskins.com - the 15th MVP of his career.
Alongside the best rating at the LAN event (0.19 higher than the second-best player), s1mple was a standout in a number of different categories such as KPR, KAST, impact rating, ADR, and DPR, but also broke the record for most aces at a Big event by cleaning up four rounds single-handedly.
s1mple's penta kills against Renegades, Astralis, and G2 are all part of the fragmovie, which also includes explosive multikills and thrilling clutches he graced the viewers with during the first LAN event since March 2020.