The popularity of Counter Strike: Global Offensive has increased substantially in the past few months, recording over 800,000 concurrent players on 13th January. The CS:GO competitive scene in India has evolved and many new teams have rise to prominence, giving a tough time to the existing veteran teams.
Here are few Indian teams to look out for in the year 2020:
Invisible Wings and Beyond Infinity merged to become Entity Gaming's CS:GO team and for them there was no looking back since then. They went on to win Mountain Dew Arena thrice in a row between 2017 and 2019, ESL India premiership twice in 2017 i.e. both winter and fall and 2018 winter premiership. They are a dominant team and are the top contender for this years ESL India premiership.
They currently boost a very strong roster which includes prominent Indian CSGO players:-
- Amaterasu (Their in game leader)
- escudo ( non-Indian - From Macau)
Inactive :- skillZ
Bl4ze Esports has become one of the elite CS:GO team in India. They surprised everyone with their performance in the ESL India 2019 fall season. They also qualified for WESG 2019 APAC finals by beating Pakistani team 2-1 in the upper bracket finals. They are headed by both Marzil and Rossi
Their roster includes the following talents:
Global Esports entered Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in March 2019 with the signings of many top Indian CS:GO players. They were placed second in ESL India premiership fall 2019. They also finished second in eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia 2019 - South Asia. They are also another team that are a strong contender in this years ESL India premiership.
Their current roster is as follows:
- HellrangeR- their IGL
Inactive :- Rex, t1to, BaDMaN
U Mumba Esports
They are one of the new teams in the Indian CS:GO competitive arena, but already boast a very capable and known roster. They have won Indian Lan Gaming Cup Season 3 : Mumbai Minor - 2019, Taiwan Excellence Gaming Cup - 2019, AMD Game On 2019.
Their roster includes:
- RiTz - their leader
Though they did not perform so well in this year’s ESL India premiership winter season, they are not one of those teams who can be underestimated. Though being a new team, they can give even the best teams run for their money.
They are certainly a team with a bright future in the Indian competitive circuit.
Their current roster features the following talents:-