Rain Becomes Longest Serving CS Player in History With FaZe Clan

A relationship for ages!

Aditya Singh Rawat
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Rain Becomes Longest Serving CS Player In History With FaZe Clan

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Rain has now spent 3014 days as part of FaZe Clan's active Counter-Strike roster since joining them in 2016.
Rain has overtaken EliGE's record with Team Liquid to become the longest-serving professional Counter-Strike player since the release of CS:GO.
Rain has achieved a lot with FaZe Clan during this extensive tenure winning both a Major and Intel Grand Slam.

Håvard "rain" Nygaard has set a new record due to his long-standing partnership with FaZe Clan. The 29-year-old started his professional career in 2013 and was signed by the organization in January 2016.

Since then there has been no looking back and the bond between these two has spanned more than eight years, making rain the longest-serving professional Counter-Strike player since the release of CS:GO.

Rain managed to beat the previous record set by Jonathan "⁠EliGE⁠" Jablonowski who served 3013 days with Team Liquid, on 22nd April 2024, Monday.

Rain Becomes Longest Serving Counter-Strike Player After Playing With FaZe Clan for More Than 8 Years

Rain joined FaZe Clan in 2016 when he was 21 years old and has served the organization as one of their active players ever since. On 22nd April he completed 3014 days with the team, setting a new record and showing how special this journey and relationship has been for both of them.


Since the launch of CS:GO these are the top five longest-serving professional players with their respective organizations.

  1. Rain with FaZe Clan | 3014 Days | 8.25 Years ≈

  2. EliGE with Liquid | 3013 Days | 8.25 Years ≈

  3. BTN with Nexus | 2841 Days | 7.78 ≈

  4. KRIMZ with Fnatic | 2736 Days | 7.49 ≈

  5. f0rest with NIP | 2720 Days | 7.45 ≈


In the time that he has spent with FaZe Clan, rain has accomplished a lot of things in his career including winning a Major, Intel Grand Slam, and more.

Some of his notable achievements are as follows,

  1. ESL One New York 2017

  2. ELEAGUE Premier 2017

  3. IEM Sydney 2018

  4. ESL One Belo Horizonte 2018

  5. EPICENTER 2018

  6. IEM Katowice 2022

  7. ESL Pro League Season 15

  8. PGL Major Antwerp 2022

  9. IEM Cologne 2022

  10. Intel Grand Slam Season 4

  11. ESL Pro League Season 17

  12. IEM Sydney 2023

  13. CS Asia Championships 2023

  14. IEM Chengdu 2024

He was one of the founding members of FaZe Clan's debut CS:GO team, remaining an integral part of their lineup ever since.

Rain Wins PGL Antwerp Major 2022 With FaZe Clan

Rain currently shares the server with the following players as part of FaZe Clan's active CS2 roster,

  • Helvijs "broky" Saukants

  • Finn "karrigan" Andersen - IGL

  • Robin "ropz" Kool

  • David "frozen" Čerňanský

  • Filip "NEO" Kubski - Coach

It will be interesting to see how long rain continues to serve as part of FaZe Clan. Will he retire from this organization itself or does he go on to play for other teams following his exit from the team?


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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.