Esports is one of the biggest industries in the world and is popular in all parts of the world. The industry is filled with leagues, tournaments, sponsors, organizations, and much more. However, the most important thing in esports is the teams and players, the professionals who compete at the biggest stages. These players not only make a living by playing, but they also provide entertainment to millions of people all over the world. Today, we will be talking about some of the best esports players of all time.
Best Esports Players of All Time
Although there are thousands of players out there who play extremely well, there are some that are just better than everyone else. These best players have been selected on the basis of skill as well as their influence on esports. All of them have helped to make esports what it is today.
Danil “Dendi” Ishutin
Danil “Dendi” Ishutin is named every Dota 2 player or fan knows. But for those who don’t know Dendi, is one of the most amazing Dota 2 players in the world and is even regarded as one of the best esports players in the history of the game. He is a Ukrainian player and he was a part of Natus Vincere, popularly known as Na’Vim, from 2010 to 2018. During his time with the team, the latter has played a lot of exceptional matches. His contract with Na’Vi ended in 2019, and he is currently on his journey to create his very own team for the Dota 2 2019-20 Pro Circuit.
Patrik Lindberg, popularly know as f0rest, is regarded as one of the best Counter-Strike players in the world. The latter has been playing professional Counter-Strike since 2005. He is best known for his exceptional performance during his four years with Team Fnatic. Thanks to him, his team was able to break the record of the highest-earning team in Counter-Strike’s history. At the end of 2010, he left Fnatic to join SK Gaming. After two years, in 2012, he joined Ninjas in Pyjamas and is currently playing for them.
Christopher Alesund, widely known as GeT_RiGht in the esports sector, is another Counter-Strike player on our list. He has been playing competitively since 2007, and over the past years, he has managed to become one of the best Counter-Strike players of all time. The latter switched to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, because of why he had to leave SK Gaming to join Ninjas in Pyjamas. He and his teammates managed to become a team that went 87 matches without a single loss. In September 2019, GeT_RiGhT left Ninjas in Pyjamas and is currently not affiliated with any team.
Lee “Faker” Sang-Hyeok
If you haven’t ever heard of Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, then you’re not an esports fan. Widely regarded as the Micahel Jordan of esports, Faker is perhaps the best player in the history of competitive esports. The League of Legends player is extremely talented and has always lived up to the expectations of his fans. He is one of the two players to ever win League of Legends World titles, and he has also won six domestic titles. In addition to this, the latter has also won almost every international League of Legends tournament.