The Baltic States do not hold a big and significant CS:GO history with the European region playing a minor factor in the tale of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. However, that might seem to change due to the prevailing and impressive pool of talents emerging out on the big stage, coming from the North-East corner of Europe.
The best example is mousesports young superstar Robin “ropz” Kool, an extremely promising player who already has cemented his name in the very elite of CS:GO, having featured three times on HLTV.org’s ‘Top 20 Players of the Year’, although his modest age of 21 years.
ropz has developed into a true superstar at mousesports - Here as the winner of ESL Pro League Season 10
The outstanding Estonian has paved the way for another young Baltic trio in Aurimas "Bymas" Pipiras, Helvijs "broky" Saukants and Mareks "YEKINDAR" Gaļinskis, who all three has used 2020 to display their promising potential at some of the biggest teams in the world.
Have a look at some of ropz' best plays and highlights from an outstanding 2020
The astounding young quartet will also kick off our out Baltic All Star team, featuring the best players from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Nemiga’s experienced rifler Rassim "Jyo" Valijev concludes the team and will serve as the captain/IGL owing to his experience and rounded age.
Robin “ropz” Kool (Estonia) | Rifler | 21 years |
Aurimas "Bymas" Pipiras (Lithuania) | Rifler | 17 years
Mareks "YEKINDAR" Gaļinskis (Latvia) | Rifler | 21 years
Helvijs "broky" Saukants (Latvia) | AWP | 19 years
Rassim "Jyo" Valijev (Estonia) | In-game leader | 25 years
1.17 Rating | 81.0 ADR | Total kills: 3758
1.00 Rating | 68.0 ADR |Total kills: 2204
1.15 Rating | 82.4 ADR | Total kills: 4333
1.09 Rating | 70.7 ADR | Total kills: 3453
1.08 Rating | 75.2 ADR| Total kills: 15536
To read more about broky, bymas and ropz, you can check out our article "The Baltic Trio of Death", which also offer action-packed highlights from the three players.