The past August traditionally has no prime tournaments in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The last month of summer has also brought numerous changes in the roster of teams of top level – reshuffles. September has made significant changes in the ranking power of teams past tournaments StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 (September 7-11), DreamHack Bucharest 2016 (September 16-18), Gfinity CS: GO Invitational (23-25 September), and finally, ESL One: new York 2016 (30 September – 2 October) revealed the new world ranking leader. The rankings are the world’s leading portal Counter-Strike HLTV.

After the stunning win Natus Vincere in New York and Ninjas in Pyjamas team in Kiev have risen significantly in the rankings. Especially Triumph Natus Vincere (Ukraine) to the Big Apple (New York) is significantly influenced by our ranking data. At the same time, the former leaders of the rating – the team SK Gaming, Virtus.Pro and G2 Esports – over the past month have not won a single tournament.

Natus Vincere slice up to 3rd place ranking

# 1 SK Gaming (Brazil)

Despite all the changes in ranking as a result of past tournaments Brazilian team kept its first place with a 871 with a point, which she has held since May 2016.

Roster SK Gaming

However, the legendary Brazilian roster come on the heels of the following right behind him and Virtus.Pro team Natus Vincere. Especially great psychological distress had matches with these teams in New York. Losing Natus Vincere in the group stage and Virtus.Pro in the semifinals – the biggest losses Gabriel commands “FalleN” Toledo (Captain SK) for the previous period.

FalleN looks helpless after the fabulous performances s1mple on ESL One: New York 2016

# 2 Virtus.Pro (Poland)

Roster Virtus.Pro

Despite the failure of the Kiev StarLadder tournament series, where the Poles went to the last group, the “bears” could be rehabilitated in Bucharest at DreamHack Bucharest 2016. In the Romanian capital Virtus.Pro had an excellent series of matches and worthy winner. However, it did not affect their overall – they are second in the world.

# 3 Natus Vincere (Ukraine)

Players “Born to Win” team

Substitution Danilo veteran club “Zeus” Teslenko on rising star Alexander s1mple Kostyleva allowed the team to jump from the 10-th place at once on the 3rd. Alexander was born in Kiev and Kiev has played for clubs and HellRaisers FlipSid3 Tactics.

Earlier this month, five wins and seven losses in the ESL Pro League Season 4 – Europe looked quite bleak for a team that initially claims in the first place. However, New York showed the true power of the team: Natus Vincere won and # 1 and # 2 ranking (SK Gaming and Virtus.Pro). For the first time since March 2016 the team entered the Top 3 global CSGO rating.

# 4 Ninjas in Pyjamas (Sweden)

Pro-gamers Swedish team

Ninjas in Pyjamas made a huge leap in Kiev StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2, where they did not have any loss. Also on the fourth result our rating had 4 wins and 2 losses to the ESL Pro League Season 4 – Europe. NiP now occupy the first row in the tournament with 39 points (with FaZe Clan).

# 5 Cloud9 (USA)

Players American team

Cloud9 had a great season in the ESL Pro League Season 4 – North America. They are inaccessible for other first place with 69 points. SK Gaming – the second with 48 points. They were also second in Bucharest at DreamHack Bucharest 2016, losing only once Poles from Virtus.Pro in the Final.

And here is the long-awaited ranking Top 10 CSGO teams in the world:

Yuri Donchenko