The best Brazilian CS:GO teams of 2022

One of the first countries that comes to mind when talking about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive esports is Brazil. This year maybe they didn't have the best year in their history, but many strong Brazilian teams are still making a name for themselves.

Today, we will take a look at the 2022 performances of the best Brazilian teams according to the HLTV ranking dated July 4, 2022.

5. paiN Gaming

We start our list with paiN Gaming, known as one of the legendary Brazilian teams, which has been present in the CS:GO esports since 2012. 2022 may not have been the best year for them, but they still took part in many tournaments and successfully represented their country.

They came quite close to attending the PGL Major Antwerp 2022. If they could have made it to the top 6 at PGL Major Antwerp 2022: American RMR, they would have been included in the Major from Contender Status but finished seventh.

They qualified for BLAST Premier: Spring American Showdown 2022 by placing first at Ace North American Masters: Spring 2022. There they also took first place, beating FURIA Esports in the final.

PaiN Gaming's other two major achievements this year are the ESEA Cash Cup: North America - Spring 2022 #5 and the ESL Challenger League Season 41: North America championship.

They also appeared at BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 2022 but were eliminated in the group stage. They are currently ranked #30 on HLTV.

Current roster

  • PKL
  • biguzera
  • hardzao
  • NEKIZ
  • nython
  • bruno (Coach)

4. 00 Nation

Founded in September 2021, 00 Nation made a radical change in its roster on June 30. GODSENT's TACO, latto, dumau, cky and adr joined 00 Nation's roster. Considering the success of these players in GODSENT, we can predict that 00 Nation will be a quite successful team.

We are yet to see what they will achieve with the new roster, but they haven't had much success this year. They were eliminated in the group stage of ESL Challenger at DreamHack Valencia 2022. They are the 29th strongest team as of July 4, according to HLTV.

Current roster

  • coldzera
  • try
  • TACO
  • latto
  • dumau
  • cky (Coach)

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3. MIBR

Made in Brazil is known as one of the best Brazilian CS:GO teams. This year was not one of the brightest years for them, but they had a successful season nonetheless.

Although they participated in PGL Major Antwerp 2022 with their success in PGL Major Antwerp 2022: American RMR - South American Open Qualifier #2 and PGL Major Antwerp 2022: American RMR, they were eliminated without showing much presence in the Major.

They took first place in ESL Challenger League Season 40: North America and ESEA Cash Cup: North America - Spring 2022 #1.

They also qualified for ESL Pro League Season 16 in ESL Pro League Conference Season 16. They are currently ranked 20th in HLTV rankings.

Current roster

  • chelo
  • exit
  • Tuurtle
  • JOTA
  • brnz4n
  • bit (Coach)

2. Imperial Esports

We slowly approach the top of our list, and Imperial Esports is in second place. The team, which has a magnificent roster, hasn't seen much success this year. However, that does not change the fact that they are one of the best Brazilian teams.

Their greatest achievement in 2022 was the OMEN WGR European Challenge 2022 title. Although they participated in IEM Dallas 2022 with their success in Intel Extreme Masters XVII - Dallas South American Qualifier, they did not have much success. Likewise, they did not show much presence in IEM Cologne 2022. They are currently ranked 17th according to HLTV.

Current roster

  • FalleN
  • fer
  • fnx
  • boltz
  • VINI
  • peacemaker (Coach)

1. FURIA Esports

Topping our list is FURIA Esports, known as one of the best Brazilian teams of all time. FURIA Esports placed second in the ESL Challenger #48 grand final in February 2022, losing to Virtus.pro. In ESL Pro League Season 15, they reached the semifinals.

With their successful performance in PGL Major Antwerp 2022 American RMR, they qualified to participate in PGL Major Antwerp 2022 and progressed to the quarter finals. At IEM Dallas 2022, they lost to ENCE in the semifinals.

Having appeared in many tournaments this year, FURIA Esports is currently ranked 8th on HLTV.

Current roster

  • yuurih
  • arT
  • KSCERATO
  • drop
  • saffee
  • guerri (Coach)

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