Just as in many sports, esports players often perform at their best when they create a partnership with a teammate, sharing great chemistry, loyalty, and friendship. When partners work well together, they can have an intuitive understanding of what each other is about to do. They bring out their best qualities, enabling them to perform dynamic strategies and gameplay and can inspire their team to achieve great results. Here are some of the most legendary partnerships in CS:GO history.
Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev and Denis “electronic” Sharipov
These two players are the stars of Natus Vincere (Na’Vi), one of the best CS:GO teams in the world. S1mple is widely regarded as the best player of all time, while electronic is a consistent and versatile rifler. Together, they have won many tournaments, including the recent PGL Major Stockholm 2021, where they were the top two performers in the event.
Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz and Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen
These players have been teammates since 2013, playing for Astralis, the most dominant CS:GO team in history. Dev1ce is a legendary AWPer, while dupreeh is a fearless entry fragger. They have won four Majors, the most by any duo in CS:GO.
Gabriel “FalleN” Toledo and Fernando “fer” Alvarenga
This dynamic duo is the core of the Brazilian CS:GO scene, having played together since 2014. FalleN is a respected leader and sniper, while fer is an aggressive and unpredictable player. This pairing has won two Majors, as well as many other trophies with SK Gaming and Luminosity Gaming.
sh1ro and Ax1le
This duo has made a huge impact with sh1ro being an incredible AWPer and Ax1le being a versatile rifler. They have been highly consistent and inspirational in every game, and have helped Cloud9 win several events, including IEM Dallas 2023
NiKo and m0NESY
This European duo features m0NESY, the young Russian prodigy who has been hailed as the next s1mple. He has been the MVP of BLAST Premier World Finals 2022, where G2 won their first major trophy. He is supported by NiKo, who has best-in-class mechanics and leadership skills.
ZywOo and shox
The French duo has been powered by ZywOo, who is s1mple’s main rival for the title of best player in the world. He has been phenomenal in 2023, carrying his team to many victories and accolades. He is backed by shox, who has rediscovered his form and clutch ability.
vilga and Petra
This duo has been at the heart of Galaxy Racer’s rise to prominence, with vilga being an awesome AWPer and Petra being a competent rifler. They have been consistent and influential in every game and have helped Galaxy Racer win several events, including IEM Dallas 2023. Check out CSGO live stats to discover more great partnerships.