headtr1k, nqz, Jimpphat and KaiR0N-: who the top 20 players picked as their bold predictions for 2023?

According to the results of the poll among the players ranked in the Top 20 list for 2022, 18-year-old esports athlete Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov appeared as the most popular candidate for the title of next season's main revelation. Besides the rookie of NIP, Lucas "nqz" Soares (00NATION), Jimi "Jimpphat" Salo (MOUZ NXT), and Aleksandr "⁠KaiR0N-⁠" Anashkin (Outsiders) were also mentioned more than once.

headtr1ck was picked seven times as the one most likely to make the Top 20 this year. nqz came in second with three votes, while Jimpphat and ⁠KaiR0N- were named future stars twice each.

The results of the top 20 players' predictions about the future stars of the pro scene are as follows:

 Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev (NAVI) –  Andrii "npl" Kukharskyi (NAVI)
 Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut (Vitality) –  Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov (NIP)
 Dmitry "sh1ro" Sokolov (Cloud9) (Cloud9) –  Danil "donk" Kryshkovets (Team Spirit Academy)
 Sergey "Ax1Le" Rykhtorov (Cloud9) –  Lucas "nqz" Soares (00NATION)
 Nikola "NiKo" Kovač (G2) –  Jimi "Jimpphat" Salo (MOUZ NXT)
 Helvijs "⁠broky⁠" Saukants (FaZe) –  Jimi "Jimpphat" Salo (MOUZ NXT)
 Ilya "m0NESY" Osipov (G2) –  Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov (NIP)
 Robin "ropz" Kool (FaZe) –  Artem "r1nkle" Moroz (B8)
 Kaike "KSCERATO" Cerato (FURIA) –  Lucas "nqz" Soares (00NATION)
 Martin "stavn" Lund (Heroic) –  Iulian "⁠regali⁠" Harjău (Copenhagen Flames)
 Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken (FaZe) –  Adam "froz1k" Nahornyi (NAVI Junior)
 Benjamin "blameF" Bremer (Astralis) –  Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov (NIP)
 Håvard "⁠rain⁠" Nygaard (FaZe) –  Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov (NIP)
 Nemanja "huNter-" Kovač (G2) –  Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov (NIP)
 Mareks "YEKINDAR" Galinskis (Liquid) –  Aleksandr "⁠KaiR0N-⁠" Anashkin (Outsiders)
 Valeriy "b1t" Vakhovskiy (NAVI) –  Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov (NIP)
 David "⁠frozen⁠" Čerňanský (MOUZ) –  Daniil "headtr1ck" Valitov (NIP)
 Lotan "Spinx" Giladi (Vitality) –  Nikita "⁠HeavyGod⁠" Martynenko (Endpoint)
 Yuri "yuurih" Santos (FURIA) –  Lucas "nqz" Soares (00NATION)
 Dzhami "Jame" Ali (Outsiders) –  Aleksandr "⁠KaiR0N-⁠" Anashkin (Outsiders)