HLTV has revealed its ranking of the best CS teams for the year 2023, featuring two teams from Eastern Europe — NAVI and Cloud9 — in the top 10.
Notably, NAVI secured two spots in the ranking due to significant roster changes. The Russian-speaking lineup claimed the seventh spot, while the English-speaking lineup took the ninth. Cloud9 secured the eighth position. The title of Team of the Year went to Team Vitality, who emerged victorious in the latest CS:GO Major.
On January 13th, HLTV hosted its Award Show in Belgrade, announcing the best esports players in various categories. The full list of winners is available on their website.
The top three players of 2023 were also unveiled at the event, with Team Vitality's sniperMathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut claiming the top spot. The final version of the ranking can be viewed in the corresponding material.