How to rank up in Competitive Matchmaking

CS: GO is a played competitively, is a 5vs5 team-based game, where the Terrorists have to kill the five counter-terrorists or plant a bomb, and the Counter-Terrorist’s job is to defend the bombsites or stay alive, protect the bomb from being planted. Each competitive round is 1 minute 55 seconds long and has 30 rounds in regular time.

Below we’ve put together several factors to think about if you’re chasing the competitive grind, and we will give you a few tips and tricks to help you on your way to the next skill group.

To rank up in CS: GO, you will need to win competitive games with good personal performance. You don’t get any rank in other games other than competitive matchmaking. CS: GO have an Elo ranking system that comes into the role when you win a game, and if you do well personally, you get some Elo points. The Elo ranking system is quite complicated, but some professional researches state that it depends on various factors such as Kill Death Ratio(KDR), Team Work, Aim Response, Playing against High Ranked Players Etc. We will be talking about some of these skills in the article that will help you Rank Up in Competitive matchmaking.

THESE ARE THE RANK’S IN CS GO.

The 18 CS:GO ranks are as follows:

  • Silver I
  • Silver II
  • Silver III
  • Silver IV
  • Silver Elite
  • Silver Elite Master
  • Gold Nova I
  • Gold Nova II
  • Gold Nova III
  • Gold Nova Master
  • Master Guardian I
  • Master Guardian II
  • Master Guardian Elite
  • Distinguished Master Guardian
  • Legendary Eagle
  • Legendary Eagle Master
  • Supreme Master First Class
  • The Global Elite

There are 18 ranks in CS:GO starting from Silver 1 till Global elite. First, you need to understand and set your goal, what your rank is, and what rank you need to achieve.

Economy Discipline 

Economy management is a vital part of getting better at CSGO. It would be best if you learned when to buy and what to buy. First-round, also known as Pistol Round, plays a crucial role in Economy management in the next few round. Winning the 1st round plays the main role because it helps win the next round because of the economic benefit obtained from CS:GO winning bonus. Winning the round gives you more money then losing the round and helps in creating a good team economy earlier in-game.

Understand when to buy and when not to buy. Never buy on eco round as it will damage your economy in the next round when it is a buy-around. Planting a C4 gives a 300$ bonus to your whole team, so it plays a crucial role in the game. Understand the loss bonus and win bonus and understand the weapon cash bonus method of CS:GO.

Practice Aim

Just remember you can’t get wins without frags, and you can’t get frags if you can’t aim. So your key focus should be to practice hard and improve your aim in the game. These are the few steps you should start with:

1.Setup your resolution and crosshair and always practice on the same config. You can set up these on few workshop maps such as :

{crashz’ Crosshair Generator v2}

{Conig Generator}

2. Practicing some CS: GO workshop maps such as –

{Fast Aim / Reflex Training}

{Aim Botz – Training}

{Recoil Master – Spray Training}

{Yprac Arena – Bot Practice}

Practice your aim and then learn simple things like where the bullet hits, damage given by different weapons, spray pattern, etc.

3. Learning crosshair placement. Always aim at a predictable area where your enemy may come. Crosshair placement plays a crucial role in Aiming, and it decides who will win the fight.

Positioning & Angles

Effectively utilize positioning and cover to win more duels and try to win more rounds. Learn to take passive angles when you are defending or attacking and expecting someone to push, so you can get aim and positioning advantage from the enemy team. Try taking the positions and angles that are less expected by the opponents. Use grenades, Molotov, and Smoke to get cover from one angle when exposed to two or more angles.

Team Roles

To rank up fast, you need to try playing in a 5-man lobby to quickly understand and make teamwork with your teammates and win the game.

Try understanding the roles and practice together till you all, as a team, achieve your desired rank.  Happy fragging. Practice hard and play fair to go pro.

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