With the growth of mobile technology and low-cost Internet service, there is a great rise in the esports market. Players around the world are playing esports and gaming earning millions of dollars through sponsorships and tournaments. It is not surprising that a popular game like League of Legends has more than 30 million players worldwide.
Some players among them are better and bigger than the rest. So let’s take a look at some of the top ten esports players in the world
- Matthew Delisi. Matthew Delisi is an American player who is usually known by his gaming name ‘super’. He is the number one player in Overwatch esports legend, frequently played tank characters in Overwatch and lately, the member of San Francisco shocked in the Overwatch League. His other notable achievements include the USA team winning the Overwatch World Cup 2019.
- Lee Sang-Hyeok. He is a trained player of League of Legends. He was formally or better known as ‘Faker’ he has a renowned high mechanical skill and extremely versatile champion pool. He is one of the only two players to have won the League of Legends world championship three times in 2013, 2015, and 2016. In 2020 he is playing T1.
- Victor Locquet. Popularly known as ‘fairy pick’ is a pro player of the Rocket League and a member of Renault sports dream vitality. Some of his notable achievements include the Premier Rocket league championship season 7 finale and the second in premier rocket league championship season 8 finale.
- Ananthan Pham. He is an Australian learned player of Dota 2 and A member of the OG team. He prioritizes playing a role either to mid-layer or Gary. He has earned over $6 million during his professional career. Some of his notable achievements include Placing his team in the first position in the 2018 and 2019 Dota 2 internationals.
- Turner Tenny. He is commonly identified as ‘Duffy’ and is the most prominent figure in the Fortnite community. He is the best Fortnight player alongside Ninja and even had a rivalry point of introducing a top spot between each other. One of his notable achievements includes the first position in four out of nine Friday fortnight tournaments.
- Joseph Marquez. Commonly perceived by the name ‘Mango’, is the all-time best in Super Smash Bros. He had a diverse skill range and ability across several characters. However, he ended his recent tournament in 13th position but still, he is regarded as the best in particular esports.
- Jung Jong Hyun. Jung Jong Hyun popularised as MVP is a South Korean player. He is the best player of starCraft II and earned more than a million dollars prize in StarCraft II Wings in the liberty era.
- Seth Abner. He is the mentioned name for Call of Duty pro history. Popularly known by the name ‘Scump’, he had performed at many tournaments and won millions of dollars. He also has a million subscribers on Facebook and Twitter
- Tom Ryan. He is the favorite Halo player of all time. He is popularly known by the name ‘OGRE 2’ and has an established career in esports gaming forming multiple pro teams including Shoot to kill, Final boss, and many more. He is the only player who won the championship in every halo series.
- Christopher Alesund. He has been playing since 2007 and is popularly known by the name of ‘Get Right’. He is one of the renowned names in the Counterstrike community known for all-around consistency and ‘clutch’ play. An Involvement of him in any game makes their opponent change their strategy.