Esports have been in our lives for quite a long time. This time it has produced a number of records that have been broken in the past. Players or teams can prove their potential by setting or breaking records in the Esports arena.
Here are the 5 interesting records from LoL, CS:GO, CoD and Dota 2.
LoL - Most games played: Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok (898 games)
How can we make a list like this without mentioning the greatest LoL player of all time: Faker. He has been a part of T1 for almost 10 years. What Faker has accomplished during this time is incredibly impressive.
Faker has won 3 World Championships, 2 Mid-Season Invitationals, and has 10 combined LCK and Champions Korea titles. He is sometimes referred to as "The Unkillable Demon King" by Korean fans. He is best known for the fantastic mind games he plays with heroes like Zed. Legendary player who holds the title of LoL's most played professional player.
CS:GO - Highest headshot percentage: Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom (68.1%, 27,501 total kills)
Even if you do not follow CS:GO esports, you have probably heard of Belgian player Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom. Over the course of his career, he has played for several top French teams, including VeryGames, Titan, Epsilon eSports, G2 Esports and Team Envy, before retiring on August 7, 2020 and becoming part of VALORANT esports.
What made him famous in CS:GO esports was his perfect headshots. If you are playing against ScreaM, you better hide your head from him. 68.1% of headshots in 27,501 total kills is a perfect example and a record for ScreaM. Active CS:GO players still have a long way to go to break this record.
Dota 2 - Longest game: Cloud9 vs ScaryFaceZ (03:20:34)
Dota 2 is a well-designed strategy and MOBA game. Since there are several different types of strategies, it is quite hard to follow and learn the game. An interesting record in Dota 2 was set in the Cloud9 vs ScaryFaceZ match at the StarLadder StarSeries Season 12 EU/CIS Qualifier.
As part of Group C, Cloud9 and ScaryFaceZ were about to play their first matches in the group stage. The winner of the first round was Cloud9 after 50 minutes. But in the second round, both teams played their longest Dota 2 match in their professional careers. For 200 minutes and 34 seconds, both teams battled for a win. In the end, ScaryFaceZ emerged victorious from this long match. The score was 109-66 at the end of the longest match.
CoD - Most Major Wins: Ian "C6" Porter (36 wins)
Call of Duty's Majors are considered one of the most exciting tournaments in the game. American player Ian "C6" Porter has overtaken all other CoD players and is now known as CoD's most Major winner. With 36 wins, he has actually won more Majors than some teams that have participated in the Majors.
Today, he is a part of the New York Subliners as Main AR. When participating in the Call of Duty League 2022: Stage 2 Major, he and his team finished 9th to 12th.
LoL - Most Worlds Appearances: Yiliang "Doublelift" Pengx (8 times)
Worlds is the crown jewel of LoL esports where all available regions come together in one arena to fight for the ultimate glory. Since 2011, Korean player Yiliang "Doublelift" Pengx only missed Season 3 and Season 4 of Worlds and participated in the other 7,and holds the record of having attended Worlds the most number of times.
In 2011, he participated in the Season 1 Worlds as part of Epik Gamer. The team finished 4th at the end of the tournament. As part of Counter Logic Gaming, he participated in the Season 2 World Championship and the 2015 World Championship. He was part of TSM when he participated in the 2016, 2017 and 2020 World Championships. He participated in the 2018 and 2019 World Championships as part of Team Liquid.
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