b1t ranks 9th in HLTV's top 20 players of 2021

Valeriy "b1t" Vakhovskiy of NAVI has become the ninth strongest player according to HLTV.org. The 19-year-old Ukrainian made it into the prestigious list after his first year on the professional scene.

Last year, together with Vakhovskiy, NAVI won eight big tournaments, the most prestigious of which was PGL Major Stockholm 2021. The young esports athlete has claimed six EVP awards, which are given to exceptionally valuable players.

In 2021, an average rating of b1t was 1.10. The authors of the ranking also emphasized b1t's headshot percentage (67.1%) and average rating at Elite events (1.21).

The list of the best players of the past year will be updated every day from January 3 to 22, 2022. Tomorrow, January 15, the authors will name the player to place 8th.

The top 20 best players in the world in 2021 according to HLTV.org:

9.  Valeriy "b1t" Vakhovskiy
10.  Dzhami "Jame" Ali
11.  Nikolai "device" Reedtz
12.  Nemanja "⁠huNter-⁠" Kovač
13.  Benjamin "⁠blameF⁠" Bremer
14.  Keith "NAF" Markovic
15.  Kaike "KSCERATO" Cerato
16.  Martin "stavn" Lund
17.  Russel "Twistzz" van Dulken
18.  Robin "ropz" Kool
19.  Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski
20.  Helvijs "broky" Saukants

Origin: www.hltv.org