NAVI ranks 2nd among the top esports clubs in 2020
Analytical agency Esports Charts has published a report on the popularity of esports clubs in 2020, according to which the most popular team is the French one G2 Esports.
The Ukrainian esports club Natus Vincere (NAVI) ranked No. 2, rising by four positions for the year.
When compiling the ranking, the authors considered the total amount of match watched hours of clubs from all games in which the organization is represented, except for battle royale games.
The complete list of the most popular esports organizations is as follows:
- G2 Esports — 92.8 million hours watched
- NAVI — 86.1 million
- Team Liquid — 81.8 million
- Fnatic — 76.7 million
- DWG KIA — 59.7 million
- OG — 57.3 million
- Gen.G Esports — 55.9 million
- Astralis — 55.6 million
- T1 — 53.2 million
- DRX — 50.4 million
NAVI shows the best dynamics among the top organizations
According to Esports Charts, the 2020 season was NAVI’s best one in several years.
As said in the ranking, NAVI rarely dropped below fourth place at tournaments and also won the only world-class LAN in 2020, IEM Katowice 2020.
NAVI’s Dota 2 team is three times behind the CS:GO team in terms of hours watched but has also achieved a lot in 2020. It also has been a regular prize winner and won the last major tournament of the year in the Europe/CIS region, the OGA Dota PIT Season 4.
Also, NAVI showed the best dynamics among the top organizations: it gained 36.4 million more hours watched over the year than it did in 2019. The increase in views is what helped the team climb so high in the ranking.