The 8 Most Popular CS:GO Streamers In 2023

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The 8 Most Popular CS:GO Streamers In 2023

Looking for new CS:GO streamers to watch on Twitch? We’ve got you covered with a list to choose from

The 8 Most Popular CS:GO Streamers In 2023

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As Twitch is one of the leading platforms on the internet for gaming communities and streams, the list of games that are streamed on it is endless. One of the most-watched games on Twitch’s platform is the tactical first-person shooter game, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). There are a lot of streamers who play the game, but not all of them are popular and skilled at the game. 

So, we’ve created a list of the 8 best CS:GO streamers who you need to watch. There are two categories of the list: CS:GO gameplay streamers and CS:GO professional streamers. Here’s our chosen list of streamers for both of the categories.

4 Most Popular CS:GO Gameplay Streamers

Here are our picks for the 4 best CS:GO streamers who are known for their gameplay.

Alan “Alanzoka” Ferreira

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  • Age: 33 
  • Streaming Started: 2018
  • Followers: 6.5M 

Alan “Alanzoka” Ferreira is a Brazilian Streamer and Youtuber who is one of the biggest internet personalities in Brazil. He started his career out as a Youtuber posting videos of various games such as Minecraft, Amnesia and Dead Space 2 amongst other co-op games. His channel really took off when he played Slender, the first-person survival horror game multiple times in 2012. 

He took to streaming on Twitch in 2018, where he played games like Fortnite, Five Nights at Freddys (FNAF), Valorant and Rocket League. He became well-known in the Twitch community of streamers for playing Valorant and Rocket League. In 2021 Alanzoka began playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) and that’s what he became best known for. At present, he plays Counter-Strike: Global Offensive regularly on Twitch and that’s what viewers go to watch from him. 

Mark “ohnePixel” 

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  • Age: 25 
  • Streaming Started: 2019
  • Followers: 662K

Mark or better known as “ohnePixel” is a German streamer who is well-known in the Twitch community for his Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gameplays. He is dubbed the “CS:GO Skins Guy” or “King of CS:GO Skins” because of his massive collection of skins and how enthusiastic he is about them. His extensive knowledge of all things related to CS:GO skins has allowed him to rise up in the ranks ever since he started streaming in 2019.

He specifically took an interest in high-value CS:GO items such as the Katowice 2014 stickers and case-hardened blue gems. His updates on skin news have made him a reputable person in the CS:GO skins community, allowing him to become the trendsetter that he is today. His expertise and genuine opinions on skins have attracted millions of viewers worldwide who tune in to watch him daily.

Nikola “Nikolarn” Aničić

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  • Age: 29 
  • Streaming Started: 2015
  • Followers: 557K

Nikola Aničić, better known as Nikolarn is a Serbian streamer who began his streaming career while he getting his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Belgrade in Business Admiration, Management and Operations. He began his streaming career in 2015 because he wanted to try streaming himself, being inspired by and also because of the opportunity to interact with like-minded. 

He began full-time streaming on Twitch in May of 2018 after he completed his degree and returned to Twitch once and for all. He is most popular for being a professional player who played Apex Legends for Team Singularity. Unfortunately, he realized Apex Legends is not the game for him and went back to playing CS:GO full-time. At present, he plays CS:GO alongside many other games such as Call of Duty: Warzone and Valorant.

Brent “WarOwl”

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  • Age: 34
  • Streaming Started: 2014
  • Followers: 392K 

Brent, better known as “WarOwl” is an American Youtuber and Streamer who is known for his various gameplays. He is best known for his Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tutorials that he posts on his Youtube channel. Even though he plays many games, CS:GO still remains the main game that he adores and plays all the time.

The most renowned and welcomed series he has ever created is the “SoloQ to Global Elite” series. He started streaming in the first place because one of his friends suggested that he has a good voice, so he should make videos. He began his gaming career playing Counter-Strike: Source, but eventually, he shifted to CS:GO. He became infatuated with the game, Counter-Strike: Source after his cousin introduced it to him at an internet cafe where everyone else was playing it. At present, his primary content consists of all things related to CS:GO but he also plays other various games such as Elden Ring, Minecraft and Valorant. 

4 Most Popular Professional CSGO Streamers

Here are our picks for the 4 best CS:GO streamers who are Professional players or are former Professional players.

Jaryd “summit1g” Lazar

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  • Age: 36 
  • Streaming Started: 2013
  • Followers: 6.2M 

Jaryd Lazar, better known as “summit1g” is an American Twitch streamer who was a former professional competitive e-sports player. He was a professional player for the game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). Some of the teams he has played for include Splyce, Team Liquid and Mythic. He retired from his competitive e-sports career many years ago and took to streaming full-time as a career. 

He started streaming WarZ and of course, CSGO. In 2018, he became the most viewed and followed channel on Twitch’s platform, surpassing the game developers streaming channel, Riot Games. In 2020, he ended up signing a multi-year contract with Twitch for partnership support and for providing content.  At present, he is still going strong with his career, with a follower count of 6.2M. He streams a variety of games such as Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV), Escape from Tarakov, Overwatch, Ruse, iRacing, Sea of Thieves (SoT), Dayz and Hearthstone.

Alexandre “Gaules” Chiqueta 

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  • Age: 39 
  • Streaming Started: 2017
  • Followers: 3.9M 

Alexandre Chiqueta, better known as “Gaules” is a Brazilian streamer, influencer and Youtuber. He is a former competitive e-sports player, who played Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). He also was a coach for other competitive e-sports players after retiring from his e-sports career. He started his professional gaming career in 2001 at g3nerationX (g3x). 

He retired from his professional e-sports career in 2008 during getting his degree in Marketing. He quit e-sports and started working at Samsung in the IT sector. After he got a diagnosis of clinical depression and attempted suicide in 2017, he asked for help from his old friends at g3x. Then, he began streaming on Twitch with their help so that he could afford his medication and rent. At present, he is considered one of the biggest Brazilian Twitch streamers and his full-time career is thriving with lots of loyal fans. 

Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev


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  • Age: 25
  • Streaming Started: 2013
  • Followers: 3.5M

Oleksandr Kostyliev, better known as “s1mple” is a Ukrainian professional competitive e-sports player. He plays Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) professionally for the team, Natus Vincere. He is dubbed as one of the best players in CS:GO’s history. 

In 2013, he joined his first professional team called LAN DODGERS, but he was soon whisked away and signed by Courage Gaming. From there, his amazing e-sports career only rose higher, resulting in him changing professional teams frequently. At present, s1mple is playing for the team Natus Vincere or Na’Vi and he streams CS:GO on Twitch avidly. 

Erik “fl0m” Flom

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  • Age: 30 
  • Streaming Started: 2015
  • Followers: 821K 

Erik Flom, better known as “fl0m” is an American professional competitive e-sports player. He plays Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as AWP’er for his current team, Mythic. He is considered to be a CS:GO specialist because of his amazing gameplay skills. He is best known for his amazing 1v5 clutch round gameplay wins.

Not only is fl0m an amazing CS:GO player, but he is also an entertaining and engaging streamer. Now, he is a full-time streamer on Twitch where he plays CS:GO alongside other FPS games such as Valorant, Fortnite, Call of Duty (CoD) and Overwatch. He’s done collaborative streams with streamers like Myth, Shroud and TimTheTatman and even with a mainstream celebrity like Dillon Francis. It is quite obvious that people love him and his content is enjoyed worldwide by everyone. 


Some people say that CS:GO is a dead game and no one plays it anymore, but they are sorely wrong. The list of the streamers given above proves them wrong by showing just how popular the game is and how much people love the gameplay. It is one of the best tactical first-person shooter games out there, which is why it deserves the hype it gets. If you are one of those CS:GO fanatics, you need to watch these Twitch streamers mentioned above because you will adore their skillful gameplay.

The 8 Most Popular CS:GO Streamers In 2023
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