CSGO is a very popular eSports with a fan following of tens of millions all over the world. Some of the popular CSGO teams from Europe are Faze Clan, G2 Esports, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and more. If you are a CSGO fan and want to know about the top CSGO teams participating in all the official esports tournaments, then stick to the end, as we have explained about the World’s top 10 CSGO teams below.
Best CSGO Teams in The World – Top 10 List: 2023
#1 Faze Clan
FaZe Clan, founded on May 30, 2010, is a professional eSports and entertainment club based in Los Angeles, California, USA. FaZe Clan won the ELeague CSGO Premier in 2017, taking home $500,000 in prize money. In addition, they are the first multinational team to win a Global Offensive Major. FaZe Clan were the first eSports team to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated on June 10, 2021.
Astralis is a Danish eSports company best known for its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) team. Astralis was established in January 2016 and is partly owned by former Danish Team SoloMid/Team Questionmark players. Dev1ce of Astralis established the record for most MVP medals in Counter-Strike ever in 2021, with 18. The current manager at Astralis is Kasper Hvidt. Astralis Group Management ApS owns Astralis.
#3 Natus Vincere
Natus Vincere (aka NAVI and earlier Na’Vi) is a Ukrainian competitive CSGO eSports company. Natus Vincere, founded in 2009, was the first team to win all Counter-Strike Majors in a single calendar year. In one calendar year, they won the Intel Extreme Masters, the Electronic Sports World Cup, and the World Cyber Games 2010. After completing the IEM Cologne 2021 Grand Slam, Na’Vi became the third team to accomplish the IEM Cologne 2021 Grand Slam on September 12th, 2021.
#4. SK Gaming
SK Gaming is a German eSports group that began in 1997 as “Schroet Kommando” in Oberhausen, Germany. A small group of Quake gamers started SK Gaming in Oberhausen. SK Gaming was the first electronic sports company to sign contracts, commencing with the SK Sweden Counter-Strike squad in 2003. SK Gaming has teamed with businesses, including Deutsche Telekom, Razer, Sennheiser, and Mountain Dew.
#5. Team Liquid
Team Liquid, established in 2000, is a multi-regional professional eSports organisation located in the Netherlands. From its headquarters, the Alienware Training Facility, a state-of-the-art eSports facility in Los Angeles, Team Liquid continues to lead in both competition and innovation. After winning four events in 63 days, their Counter-Strike Global Offensive team was given the Intel Grand Slam title in 2019.
Fnatic is a professional eSports organisation based in the United Kingdom that was created on July 23, 2004. The group has long been a fixture in the Counter-Strike, Counter-Strike: Source, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gaming communities. They were notable for being the first organisation to win three Majors, DreamHack Winter 2013, ESL One: Katowice 2015, and ESL One: Cologne 2015. Fnatic has three CSGO teams under its name: Fnatic, which is the primary team that competes in all major tournaments; Fnatic Female, which is an all-female Fnatic squad; and Fnatic Rising, which is a British academic team.
Heroic is a Norwegian eSports organisation created by the former players of Team X in 2016 in Denmark. Heroic has multiple professional eSports teams that play in eSports, like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Rocket League, and Rainbow Six Siege. Heroic is well known for its Global Offensive squad, which is ranked first in the world in 2021 and has advanced to the PGL Major Stockholm 2021 and PGL Major Antwerp 2022 playoffs. They have also placed 2nd at the IEM Rio Major 2022.
BIG (Berlin International Gaming) is a German eSports company founded in 2017 by Fatih “gob b” Dayik, Nikola “LEGIJA” Nini, and Johannes “tabseN” Wodarz, all former NRG eSports players. Team BIG has three CSGO teams under its umbrella. The first is the main team of the team BIG, which participates in all major CSGO betting tournaments. The second is the academic CSGO team from Germany. Finally, there is BIG EQUIPA, a Portuguese powerhouse competing in the ESL Impact league. It is also one of the world’s greatest women’s CSGO teams.
#9. Luminosity Gaming
Luminosity Gaming is a North American professional eSports organisation. Steve “Buyaka” Maida formed the squad in Canada in 2015, and it is situated in Toronto, Ontario. The Luminosity Gaming CSGO team is well-known. Luminosity reached the quarterfinals of DreamHack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 in November 2015, and they won MLG Columbus 2016 on April 3, 2016. Luminosity won DreamHack Austin on May 8, 2016.
#10 Team Vitality
Team Vitality is a French eSports organisation with its roots in several professional eSports like League of Legends, Rainbow Six: Siege, Rocket League, and more. Team Vitality entered the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team management business in early October 2018.
With the growing popularity of eSports betting tournaments, it is no surprise that more and more CSGO teams are popping up in the world every year. With millions of US dollars as prize money, CSGO players are all jumping to the first opportunity to go professional. The list of the top 10 CSGO teams in the world is updated monthly, so you can come back and find out which new team made it to the top 10 list.