jabbi places 15th in ranking of best players of 2023

Astralis' Jakob "⁠jabbi⁠" Nygaard is ranked 15th on the list of the best players of 2023 according to the reputable portal HLTV.org. This is the first top 20 appearance in the 20-year-old Dane's career.

Nygard started 2023 as part of Heroic, with which he won BLAST Premier Spring Final 2023, reached the finals of IEM Katowice 2023 and IEM Rio 2023, as well as the semi-finals of BLAST.tv Paris Major 2023 and IEM Dallas 2023. Moreover, jabbi ⁠was awarded the MVP title for his successful performance at the BLAST spring season final in Washington.

The authors of the top 20 list noted Nygard for his excellent performance in the first half of 2023 and his high headshot percentage (56.6%). At the same time, the Dane recorded an average rating of 1.10.

HLTV.org will publish the top 20 players of 2023 every day from December 27 to January 13, 2024. The winner of the 14th place will be announced tomorrow, December 31, at 20:00 CET.

Top 20 players of 2023 according to HLTV.org are:

15.  Jakob "⁠jabbi⁠" Nygaard (Heroic/Astralis)
16.  Benjamin "blameF" Bremer (Astralis)
17.  Emil "Magisk" Reif (Vitality/Falcons)
18.  Casper "cadiaN" Møller (Heroic/Liquid)
19.  Kaike "KSCERATO" Cerato (FURIA)
20.  Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken (FaZe/Liquid)

Origin: www.hltv.org