sh1ro, Ax1Le and HObbit top Group A's best players ranking at ESL Pro League S17

The list of top five players of ESL Pro League Season 17 from Group A published on’s official Twitter account was headlined by Cloud9's Dmitry "sh1ro" Sokolov, Sergey "Ax1Le" Rykhtorov and Abai "HObbit" Khasenov.

sh1ro finished the group stage with a 1.49 average rating, Ax1Le recorded a 1.35 rating, and HObbit – 1.29. Besides the Cloud9 trio, the top 5 featured G2 sniper Ilya "m0NESY" Osipov and Outsiders rifler Evgenii "FL1T" Lebedev.

Group A matches of ESL Pro League Season 16 took place from February 22 to 26 with Cloud9 securing a ticket to the quarter-finals, Outsiders advancing to the Round of 12, G2 and fnatic clinching their spot at the Round of 16. Eternal Fire, MIBR, IHC and Evil Geniuses, on the other hand, were sent packing.