7 Best Counter-Strike 1.6 Players of All Time

Counter-Strike is one of the most culturally rich games out there. It's been played for decades and players have risen and fallen. Here are the six best 1.6 Counter-Strike players of all time. 

7. HeatoN

Aside from his mousegrip, if you wanted to be great at 1.6, you would just need to play like  Emil Pathric "HeatoN" William Christensen. He was a solid player back in the day and now he's using his solid brain to coach the legendary Ninjas in Pyjamas' CS:GO s

6. elemeNt

Ola "elemeNt" Moum was a Norwegian Counter-Strike 1.6 player and was the team captain for SK Gaming. SK Gaming was regared as the best 1.6 team at the time, winning two world championship titles and was later bought out by the rival team NoA. 

5. GeT_RiGhT

Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund is a Swedish player for Ninja in Pyjamas currently and has proven himself as one of the best all-around Counter-Strike players. GeT_RiGhT has made his rounds in legendary teams, being apart of Fnatic, SK Gaming and NiP. 

4. markeloff

Yegor "markeloff" Markelov was the young gun of 1.6 and became the best player in the tail end of the 1.6 era. If markeloff had the same time as the people in front of him on this list he would have easily surpassed them. markeloff has now transitioned into CS:GO like all the other legends. 

3. Potti

Tommy "Potti" Ingemarsson is a Swedish superstar in Counter-Strike. Potti is like the godfather of Counter-Strike 1.6. Potti was apart of legendary squads like Ninja in Pyjamas and SK Gaming and retired from gaming in 2006. Potti plans to make a come back and help esports grow. 

2. f0rest

Patrick "f0rest" Lindberg has always been known for his dominance in the Counter-Strike community. f0rest has played since 2005 and was a legend in 1.6 and now in CS:GO. In 1.6 f0rest played for teams like Fnatic and SK Gaming. 

1. NEO

Filip "NEO" Kubski currently plays for Virtus.pro and is one of the best players in CS:GO, but before that NEO was a Counter-Strike 1.6 legend and dominated the scene. NEO has always been on the same team as  Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas  playing for teams like AGAiN and ESC Gaming.