Best CS2 Teams: The Top 10 CS Orgs of 2024

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The best CS2 teams are those who consistently compete at the highest level regardless of their most recent performance. In this best CS2 teams list, we’re taking a closer look at how teams have been performing recently and ranking them accordingly.

Top 10 Counter-Strike 2 Teams

This list is mainly based on the teams’ results in CS2 so far, as well as their prospects for future events. Naturally, only the information which is available since the last update has been used to generate this list of the top 10 best CS2 teams.

10. Spirit

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Everyone is hyped and excited about what this Spirit roster could achieve. The Russians made waves in online tournaments before a very impressive showing on LAN, where they managed to win the BetBoom Dacha event.

Despite having a LAN title under their belt, limited sample size means that they warrant a place further up this list.

  • Roobet Cup 2023 (online): 13-16th
  • Thunderpick World Championship 2023 (online): 5-8th
  • BetBoom Dacha: 1st

9. Astralis

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With the additions of Martin “stavn” Lund and Jakob “jabbi” Nygaard Astralis are looking to return to their former glory. The firepower they now possess could rival any team in the world at the moment.

The Danes’ reimagined squad looks very dangerous on paper and could be one to look out for in future events for people interested in following future CS2 tournaments.

  • CS Asia Championships 2023: 3-4th
  • BLAST Fall Finals: 7-8th
  • BLAST Premier Spring Groups: 5-6th

8. Complexity – Best CS2 Teams

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Complexity took to CS2 like a duck to water, making deep runs at two LAN events in the early stages of the game. Since then, the NA squad stepped off the gas and are worse for wear at the moment.

One of the main reasons behind Complexity’s success has been the exceptional form of Jonathan “EliGE” Jablonowski, who is inarguably one of the best CS2 players in the world, having averaged a 1.24 rating across his CS2 performances.

  • IEM Sydney 2023: 2nd
  • Thunderpick World Championship 2023 (online): 9-12th
  • BLAST Fall Finals: 3-4th
  • ESL Challenger Atlanta: 5-6th

7. Monte

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Monte is one of the teams that nailed the transition from CS:GO to CS2, with all players on the team showing considerable individual improvements in the new game.

While most of the Ukrainian-majority roster’s results were online, they claimed the ESL Challenger Jonkoping trophy on LAN, losing only one map in the tournament and defeating Virtus.pro 2-0 in the Grand Final.

  • IEM Sydney 2023: 7-8th
  • Roobet Cup 2023 (online): 2nd
  • Thunderpick World Championship 2023 (online): 3-4th
  • ESL Challenger Jonkoping 2023: 1st

6. G2 Esports

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Despite Nikola “NiKo” Kovac not performing up to par in CS2 as yet, G2 still are very dangerous and can take down any opponent on their day.

Due to the sample size being so small as well as the fact they are making roster moves (Nemanja “nexa” Isakovic in place of Justin “jks” Savage) means that they can not place any higher on this list.

  • IEM Sydney 2023: 3-4th
  • BLAST Premier World Final: 5-6th

5. MOUZ

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MOUZ have not let off the gas since their ESL Pro League S18 victory back in CS:GO, continuing to have solid placings at every event they attend. However, they are even better than their results let on. Funnily enough, four of their five CS2 losses have come against FaZe.

Despite the international roster’s young age, they are vastly experienced and well-prepared to follow up on their recent form in upcoming events.

  • IEM Sydney 2023: 3-4th
  • Thunderpick World Championship 2023 (online): 5-8th
  • CS Asia Championships 2023: 2nd
  • BLAST World Final: 3-4th

4. NAVI

Although NAVI were dealt a tough hand with Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev going on a break at the dawn of CS2, the international squad has risen and ascended into playoff contention status.

The whole project seems to be coming together just at the right time, before IEM Katowice and the eagerly awaited first CS2 Major in Copenhagen.

  • IEM Sydney 2023: 9-12th
  • BLAST Fall Finals: 5-6th
  • BLAST World Final: 3-4th
  • BLAST Spring Groups: 1-4th

3. Virtus.pro

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Despite Virtus.pro’s CS2 results are arguably more impressive than those of some teams higher up on this list, most of their success has come online and against weaker opposition.

Having said that, the Rio Major Champions have shown incredible consistency in recent weeks and are deserving of a spot on the top Counter-Strike 2 teams list.

  • Robot Cup 2023 (online): 1st
  • Thunderpick World Championship 2023 (online): 2nd
  • ESL Challenger Jonkoping 2023: 3-4th

2. FaZe

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FaZe are undoubtedly one of the best CS2 teams in the world right now, having won three of the four CS2 tournaments they attended while sporting an 18-match win streak that ended in the BLAST Fall Finals Grand Final.

Although the international roster’s future is in jeopardy, with the departure of Russel “Twistzz” van Dulken and the uncertainty surrounding the organization’s ownership, they will certainly still be in contention for titles at every event.

  • IEM Sydney 2023: 1st
  • Thunderpick World Championship 2023 (online): 1st
  • CS Asia Championships 2023: 1st
  • BLAST Fall Finals: 2nd

1. Vitality

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Despite Vitality not having played a ton of games in CS2, their recent results speak for themselves, as they claimed the BLAST Fall Finals title, besting FaZe in the Grand Final and ending their incredible streak in the process. They’re a top team to consider for anyone betting on CS2.

What’s even more impressive is that they managed to do it in their debut tournament with their new roster. William “mezii” Merriman replaced the departing Emil “Magisk” Reif and claimed his maiden S-tier tournament trophy in Copenhagen.

  • IEM Sydney 2023: 13-16th (before new roster)
  • BLAST Fall Finals: 1st
  • BLAST World Final: 1st
  • BLAST Spring Groups: 1-4th
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My name is Bruno and my love for Counter-Strike was sparked when the Polish Virtus.pro was plowing through opponents from 2014 to 2018. Since then, I’ve been dreaming of working in esports and here I am.

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