The CIS region is often underrated by the community, even though some of the best CS:GO players in the world came from there. It isn’t just s1mple either: though he is definitely an auto-include in this discussion, our panel of experts and pros had some other surprising candidates to offer.

Who is the best CS:GO player in CIS?

Time and again, fans are annoyed about the number of slots offered to CIS teams only to watch them take down some of the big names at the event. It’s only logical that the players also belong in the conversation – but does that also mean the best CIS CSGO players are the best in the world, too? We've asked some of your favorite CS:GO players and personalities for their opinions on the subject, and they had some very interesting thoughts to offer, with some surprising candidates that are definitely worth keeping an eye on. Check out the video to learn more!

The experts also offered their thoughts on the best European CS:GO player, the best support player in the game and discussed the identity of the best AWPer as well – all of them are worth checking out!

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