Top 10 CS:GO Players in 2022

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Top 10 CS:GO Players in 2022
The top 10 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players globally in 2022.

In this article, we've aggregated the 10 best CS:GO players in 2022. The list is updated regularly and based on the HLTV ranking system. As of September 2022, s1mple is the best player in CS:GO and is ranked number one, followed by sh1ro and ZywOo for number 2 and 3 positions, respectively.

Rank Player Teams Maps Rounds K-D Diff K/D Rating2.0
1 s1mple Natus Vincere 136 3582 +940 1.44 1.32
2 sh1ro Cloud9 124 3292 +808 1.46 1.25
3 ZywOo Team Vitality 164 4400 +872 1.33 1.25
4 NiKo G2 Esports 133 3682 +481 1.20 1.24
5 Ax1Le Cloud9 124 3292 +402 1.19 1.20
6 blameF Astralis 154 4130 +463 1.18 1.17
7 stavn Heroic 121 3240 +276 1.13 1.15
8 electroNic Natus Vincere 138 3632 +259 1.11 1.14
9 broky FaZe Clan 157 4281 +562 1.22 1.13
10 Spinx Team Vitality 144 3826 +354 1.14 1.13

10 Best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Players of 2022

Interestingly, there are two players each from Natus Vincere, Cloud9, and Team Vitality simultaneously.


s1mple is a professional CS:GO player from Ukraine. He is currently the AWPer for Natus Vincere. His real name is Oleksandr Kostyliev and he is 22 years old. s1mple has been playing professionally since 2013. s1mple was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. He started playing Counter-Strike at four years old at the recommendation of his older brother. s1mple picked up Counter-Strike: Global Offensive shortly after its release in 2012, joining his first professional team a year later.


Dmitriy "sh1ro" Sokolov (born July 15, 2001) is a Russian professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player who plays for Cloud9 as the AWPer.


ZywOo is a professional CS:GO player for Team Vitality. He is the third-best CS:GO player in the world after s1mple and sh1ro. Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut was born in France on September 11, 2000.


Nikola "NiKo" Kovač is a professional esports player for the international esports team G2 Esports. NiKo is a Bosnian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player ranked number four globally.


Sergey "Ax1Le" Rykhtorov (born April 29, 2002) is a Russian professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player for Cloud9.


Benjamin "blameF" Bremer started his Counter-Strike: Global Offensive career in 2015 with Aquiver eSports as a part of their Danish lineup. The team did not have very good results, but blameF personally had some good games and was even named the MVP of the team's match.


Martin "stavn" Lund is a Denmark-based CS:GO professional for Heroic. He was on March 26, 2002, and is ranked 7th best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player globally.


Denis Railevich Sharipov alias electroNic is a Russian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional for Natus Vincere. He plays as a Rifler and is the team's In-game leader (captain).


broky is a Latvian professional player for the North American esports organization FaZe Clan. He ranked number 9 for CS:GO in the world. Helvijs "broky" Saukants was born on Februray 14th, 2002.


Lotan "Spinx" Giladi is an Israeli CS:GO professional for Team Vitality. He is also a former member of CS:GO team ENCE.