Top 5 Best Indian Counter-Strike Players of All Time
Ever since its debut in 2012, Counter-Strike has become one of the most popular eSports games. Over the years, the game has seen countless Indian players compete online and try to work their way to the competitive scene. However, only a few players with incredible skills, mechanics, and a remarkable grasp of the game have proven themselves to be the best. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the best Indian Counter-Strike players as of 2023.
Best Indian Counter-Strike Players
5. Anuj ‘Amaterasu’ Sharma
Amaterasu is India’s most successful in-game leader and captain in Counter-Strike. He was widely regarded as one of the most feared players of his time, and his unique gameplay style, which makes use of high-risk-high-reward moves, led his team Overcome to win at the Esports World Convention in Paris back in 2016.
4. Rishi ‘RvK’ Vijayakumar
RvK is a former Counter-Strike player known for his cheeky plays, impressive raw aim, and tactical genius. His remarkable skills helped him carve out a name for himself as one of the most talented players in the region. Unfortunately, he isn’t playing Counter-Strike anymore and has moved to Valorant.
3. Harsh ‘f1redup’ Jain
F1redup is one of the best players in the Indian Counter-Strike competitive scene. He is a hybrid player who isn’t afraid to pick up the CT-side AWP and makes sure to get the most out of it. He has won the CS: GO National Champion at the National Esports Championships hosted by Esports Federated of India, alongside SKwow, Spawn, clouda, and N1Kace.
2. Ritesh ‘DEFAULTER’ Sarda
DEFAULTER was one of the reasons behind the Indian CS: GO team’s impressive performance at the IESF World Esports Championship in 2021 and 2022. He’s one of the best strategists the Indian CS community has ever seen; he’s never afraid to take risks and go behind enemy lines to get critical information for his team. This ability allows him to form strategies on the go and stay one step ahead of his opponents. His capacity to execute complex plans makes him a player to watch out for in the Indian eSports scene.
1. Anshul ‘kiilSwitCh’ Adarkar
The 24-year-old is undoubtedly one of the most versatile players in the Indian Counter-Strike scene. With an incredibly fluid playstyle involving switching between weapons and picking up the second or primary AWP, he’s always ready to adapt to the ever-changing meta of Counter-Strike. KiilSwitCh’s strategy heavily relies on positioning, which allows him to maintain his agility and pressure his opponents.