CS:GO player Andreas Højsleth (Xyp9x)
CS:GO player Andreas Højsleth (Xyp9x)

Andreas Xyp9x Højsleth is a Swedish CS:GO player and two-time Major Champion (2017 and 2018). Known for his skill in clutches, for which he received the nickname “clutch minister”.

NameAndreas Højsleth
Date of Birth11.09.1995
TeamsCPLAY, Fnatic, Team Dignitas, Astralis
RoleRifler (support)
Current teamAstralis
DisciplinesCS 1.6, CS: GO

Andreas Højsleth’s biography

The Dane began to develop his talent as a counterstriker in CS 1.6. Moreover, he received his first glory just at the end of the Counter-Strike 1.6 era, fighting as part of the scandalous Xapso (Wikipediots) and COLON. However, in 2012 he switched to CS: GO. The following year the player joins Fnatic. A year later, he joined Team Dignitas. Over time, the Swedish team played with Hoislet in the composition created their team, called Astralis. With her, Xyp9x triumphed at ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017 and FACEIT Major: London 2018. For Xyp9x, Astralis is his current club.

Xyp9x config CS:GO

This is the classic Xyp9x config. Although he, like any player, often experiments, changing specific settings, and in many essential matches uses this particular configuration. First, download the online game to your Steam account to try it out.

Xyp9x Launch Options

-novid -freq 240 -tickrate 128 -console

Xyp9x’s CS:GO crosshair settings

  • cl_crosshairalpha 200;
  • cl_crosshaircolor 1;
  • cl_crosshairdot 0;
  • cl_crosshairgap -1.5;
  • cl_crosshairsize 3;
  • cl_crosshairstyle 4;
  • cl_crosshairusealpha 1;
  • cl_crosshairthickness 0.7;
  • cl_crosshair_drawoutline 0.

These commands should be inserted into the console.

Xyp9x CS:GO graphic settings

  • Resolution:1680 x 1050.
  • Refresh Rate: 240 Гц.

Xyp9x’s tactics

Watching the video of CS: GO matches with Xyp9x can tell the game has become an excellent place for the player to reveal his best-helping qualities. Most CS: GO experts think Andreas is the best support player to date. Xyp9x strives to support teammates in all aspects of the game.

The role of a helping player is one of the most important for a well-coordinated team game. Its fundamental goal is to create such conditions and situations for teammates so that the player’s team gains an advantage.

This role is complicated because there are times when the helper is required to go out and die. This allows opponents to entirely focus on one player while his teammates gain the freedom of action necessary to complete the rink. The role of the helper is considered one of the most difficult in the game. Therefore, today not everyone can play it correctly and effectively.

How many hours did Xyp9x spend in CS:GO

In one of his interviews, Andreas mentioned that after learning that he was the highest-paid counterstriker in prize money, he realized that his time invested in the game was the most profitable investment in his life. And he spent a lot of time on it. But how much, unfortunately, it is not possible to find out due to the privacy restrictions in his Steam profile.

Xyp9x training process in CS:GO

CS:GO helped Xyp9x develop his best play and human qualities. By his admission from one interview, although aim in CS: GO plays a fundamental role, an equally important skill is the ability to efficiently and efficiently receive and transmit information.

He often trains to aim in such maps as Aim Botz and Fast Aim / Reflex.


  • zeDANES;
  • Xapso;
  • Wikipediots;
  • eSrael;
  • über G33KZ;
  • Ildal Lions;
  • Wikipediots;
  • Copenhagen Wolves;
  • Fnatic;
  • CPLAY;
  • Team SoloMid;
  • Astralis;
  • Team Dignitas.

How much did Xyp9x earn in his career?

For Xyp9x, CS: GO has become not only fun but also an incredibly profitable hobby. The pro gamer is by far the highest-paid counterstriker in the game’s history, with $ 1,906,960 in prize money. A player’s salary in the top Danish team Astralis also matches his skills.

Xyp9x’s personal life

For Xyp9x, CS: GO is more than just a game or a hobby. He gave esports a lot of time and energy. Despite this, the player tries to maintain social connections, loves to chat with friends, and does not forget about his personal life. For example, a Dane is known to be married.


Where did Xyp9x get his nickname?

Andreas’s unique nickname, which is difficult to read, can be explained very simply: the gamer decided not to bother too much and just typed a completely random set of characters.

What is Xyp9x’s best esports achievement?

His highest place in the world rankings is 13th in 2018.

When did Xyp9x first play CS?

At the age of 9, he started playing CS 1.6.

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