donk – best opener in 2024

Team Spirit's star player Danil "donk" Kryshkovets became the best opener on the Counter-Strike 2 pro scene in the first half of 2024. The statistics were shared by HLTV.

The Russian's rating in terms of opening kills is 1.32 (in 55 maps). By this parameter, he is ahead of G2's Ilya "m0NESY" Osipov and Vitality's Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut, who are in the top 3 with scores of 1.24 (in 73 and 68 maps, respectively).

When compiling this rating, only matches at LAN tournaments against the teams from top 20 of HLTV ranking were taken into account.

Earlier, HLTV summed up the results of the first season of 2024 in competitive Counter-Strike, choosing the best representatives in seven categories, including Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Team of the Year, etc.