The Game Awards 2021 CS:GO nominees announced

The organizers of the annual gaming award The Game Awards 2021 have unveiled the final list of nominees in all categories. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive claims to be the best esports game of the year.

The CS:GO scene is represented by the following nominees: Alexandr "s1mple" Kostyliev for the "Best Esports Athlete" , Andrey "B1ad3" Gorodenskiy for the "Best Esports Coach", the NAVI team for the "Best Esports Team" and PGL Major Stockholm 2021 for the "Best Esports Event".

The opponents of CS:GO in the above nominations:

Best Esports Game

• Counter-Strike: Global Offensive;
• Call of Duty;
• Dota 2;
• League of Legends;
• Valorant.

Best Esports Athlete:

• Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev;
• Chris "Simp" Lehr (Call of Duty);
• Heo "Showmaker" Su (League of Legends);
• Magomed "Collapse" Khalilov (Dota 2);
• Tyson "Tenz" Ngo (Valorant).

Best Esports Coach:

• Andrii "Biad3" Horodenskyi;
• Airat "Silent" Gaziev (Dota 2);
• Andrey "Engh" Sholokhov (Valorant);
• James "Crowder" Crowder (Call of Duty);
• Kim "KKOMA" Jeong-Gyun (League of Legends).

Best Esports Team

• Atlanta FaZe (Call of Duty);
• DWG KIA (League of Legends);
• Sentinels (Valorant);
• Team Spirit (Dota 2).

Best Esports Event:

• PGL Major Stockholm 2021;
• 2021 League of Legends World Championship;
• The International 2021 (Dota 2);
• PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2020;
• Valorant Champions Tour: Stage 2 Masters.

The Game Awards 2021 ceremony is scheduled for December 9 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA. The event will be streamed on all streaming platforms available.