We are switching back into global rankings for this edition as IEM Katowice saw teams from most of the major regions go head-to-head. What does this mean for the Europe old guard, the dying North American scene, and the new fresh crop of CIS talent?

NOTE: Esports Kingdom is on the look-out for someone to help with our Counter-Strike Tier Rankings. If you are interested, please contact @GradyHooker on Twitter and we will see what we can do.

S-Tier
 
A-Tier
 
Astralis
 
NaVi
 
Virtus.Pro
 
Gambit
B-Tier
 
Vitality
 
Liquid
 
BIG
 
Spirit
 
Heroic
C-Tier
 
Complexity
 
FURIA
 
G2
 
NiP
 
Evil Geniuses
 
mousesports
 
Fnatic
 
FaZe
 
OG
 
FunPlus
D-Tier
 
Cloud9
 
Sprout
 
Winstrike
 
SAW
 
ExtraSalt
 
Movistar
 
HAVU
 
MIBR
 
Renegades
 
ENCE
 
TeamOne
 
Endpoint
 
TYLOO