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HLTV Top 20 Players of the Year

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Tgwri1s of HLTV has made Top 20 player rankings every year beginning in 2010, although 2012 was skipped due to it being a transition year from 1.6 and Source to CS:GO.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (2013-Current)[edit]

2018[edit]

2018
# Player Team Article
1 Ukraine Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev Link
2 Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz Link
3 Bosnia and Herzegovina Nikola "NiKo" Kovač Link
4 Russia Denis "electronic" Sharipov Link
5 Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen Link
6 Canada Keith "NAF" Markovic Link
7 Denmark Emil "Magisk" Reif Link
8 Denmark Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander Link
9 Sweden Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson Link
10 Brazil Marcelo "coldzera" David Link
11 Slovakia Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács Link
12 Canada Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken Link
13 Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth Link
14 Czech Republic Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný Link
15 United States Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski Link
16 Finland Miikka "suNny" Kemppi Link
17 United States Timothy "autimatic" Ta Link
18 Norway Håvard "rain" Nygaard Link
19 Estonia Robin "ropz" Kool Link
20 Denmark Valdemar "valde" Bjørn Vangså Link

2017[edit]

2017
# Player Team Article
1 Brazil Marcelo "coldzera" David Link
2 Bosnia and Herzegovina Nikola "NiKo" Kovač Link
3 Brazil Fernando "fer" Alvarenga Link
4 Norway Håvard "rain" Nygaard Link
5 Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz Link
6 Brazil Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo Link
7 France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub Link
8 Ukraine Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev Link
9 Slovakia Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács Link
10 Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen Link
11 Kazakhstan Abay "HObbit" Khasenov Link
12 United States Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski Link
13 Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth Link
14 Denmark Kristian "k0nfig" Wienecke Link
15 Denmark Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye Link
16 Czech Republic Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný Link
17 Kazakhstan Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev Link
18 Brazil Ricardo "boltz" Prass Link
19 Sweden Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer Link
20 Poland Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski Link

2016[edit]

2016
# Player Team Article
1 Brazil Marcelo "coldzera" David Link
2 Brazil Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo Link
3 Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz Link
4 Ukraine Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev Link
5 Poland Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski Link
6 France Richard "shox" Papillon Link
7 Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg Link
8 Sweden Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer Link
9 Belgium Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom Link
10 Sweden Robin "flusha" Rönnquist Link
11 Bosnia and Herzegovina Nikola "NiKo" Kovač Link
12 Russia Egor "flamie" Vasilyev Link
13 France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub Link
14 Denmark Emil "Magisk" Reif Link
15 Brazil Fernando "fer" Alvarenga Link
16 Denmark Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye Link
17 Slovakia Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács Link
18 Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund Link
19 Brazil Lincoln "fnx" Lau Link
20 Sweden Dennis "dennis" Edman Link

2015[edit]

2015
# Player Team Article
1 Sweden Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer Link
2 Slovakia Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács Link
3 Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz Link
4 Poland Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski Link
5 Sweden Robin "flusha" Rönnquist Link
6 France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub Link
7 Sweden Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson Link
8 France Vincent "Happy" Schopenhauer Link
9 France Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt Link
10 Sweden Jesper "JW" Wecksell Link
11 Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund Link
12 Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen Link
13 France Richard "shox" Papillon Link
14 Russia Egor "flamie" Vasilyev Link
15 Denmark René "cajunb" Borg Link
16 Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg Link
17 Poland Filip "NEO" Kubski Link
18 France Dan "apEX" Madesclaire Link
19 Finland Aleksi "allu" Jalli Link
20 United States Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham Link

2014[edit]

2014
# Player Team Article
1 Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund Link
2 Sweden Robin "flusha" Rönnquist Link
3 Poland Jarosław "pashaBiceps" Jarząbkowski Link
4 Poland Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski Link
5 Sweden Jesper "JW" Wecksell Link
6 France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub Link
7 Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg Link
8 France Richard "shox" Papillon Link
9 Sweden Freddy "KRIMZ" Johansson Link
10 France Vincent "Happy" Cervoni Link
11 Slovakia Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács Link
12 Sweden Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer Link
13 Poland Paweł "byali" Bieliński Link
14 Sweden Adam "friberg" Friberg Link
15 France Dan "apEX" Madesclaire Link
16 Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen Link
17 France Nathan "NBK" Schmitt Link
18 United States Braxton "swag" Pierce Link
19 France Fabien "kioShiMa" Fiey Link
20 Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz Link

2013[edit]

2013
# Player Team Article
1 Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund Link
2 Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg Link
3 France Richard "shox" Papillon Link
4 Russia Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov Link
5 France Nathan "NBK" Schmitt Link
6 Sweden Richard "Xizt" Landström Link
7 Belgium Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom Link
8 Sweden Jesper "JW" Wecksell Link
9 United States Spencer "Hiko" Martin Link
10 Slovakia Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács Link
11 Sweden Adam "friberg" Friberg Link
12 France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub Link
13 Sweden Robin "flusha" Rönnquist Link
14 Denmark Nicolaj "Nico" Jensen Link
15 Ukraine Yegor "markeloff" Markelov Link
16 Ukraine Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev Link
17 France Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux Link
18 Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen Link
19 Poland Jarosław "pashaBiceps" Jarząbkowski Link
20 Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth Link

Counter-Strike 1.6 (2010-2011)[edit]

2011[edit]

2011
# Player Team Article
1 Poland Filip "NEO" Kubski Link
2 Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund Link
3 Ukraine Yegor "markeloff" Markelov Link
4 Denmark Martin "trace" Heldt Link
5 Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg Link
6 Poland Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas Link
7 Denmark Michael "Friis" Jørgensen Link
8 Denmark Finn "karrigan" Andersen Link
9 Sweden Marcus "Delpan" Larsson Link
10 Sweden Rasmus "Gux" Ståhl Link
11 Norway Karl-William "kalle" Haraldsen Link
12 Russia Eduard "ed1k" Ivanov Link
13 Sweden Richard "Xizt" Landström Link
14 Sweden Johan "face" Klasson Link
15 Ukraine Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev Link
16 Sweden Andreas "MODDII" Fridh Link
17 Finland Timi "aslak" Verkkoperä Link
18 Poland Jarosław "pashaBiceps" Jarząbkowski Link
19 Russia Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov Link
20 Ukraine Sergey "starix" Ischuk Link

2010[edit]

2010
# Player Team Article
1 Ukraine Yegor "markeloff" Markelov Link
2 Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund Link
3 Denmark Martin "trace" Heldt Link
4 Ukraine Sergey "starix" Ischuk Link
5 Ukraine Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev Link
6 Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg Link
7 Poland Filip "NEO" Kubski Link
8 Denmark Danny "zonic" Sørensen Link
9 Sweden Andreas "MODDII" Fridh Link
10 Sweden Marcus "Delpan" Larsson Link
11 United States Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert Link
12 Sweden Rasmus "Gux" Ståhl Link
13 France Christophe "sixeR" Xia Link
14 United States Danny "fRoD" Montaner Link
15 Germany Roman "roman" Ausserdorfer Link
16 Sweden Johan "face" Klasson Link
17 South Korea Bum-Ki "peri" Jung Link
18 Sweden Richard "Xizt" Landström Link
19 Ukraine Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko Link
20 Sweden Harley "dsn" Örwall Link