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Mirage CS GO Map - names, locations
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Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO CS GO Guide and Tips

Mirage is a map where you have to control the center, which is often the arena of fierce fighting between both teams. On the map, there are many spots, where you can lurk for the enemy, which is why it is a good idea to spend some time on getting acquainted with the using smoke grenades, to pester the opponent as much as possible. This is especially important when you play in the terrorist squad and that's why it pays off to have a smoke grenade on you.

Smoke grenades

Below, you can view a list of recommended smoke grenade throws, which may prove useful during the game.

Stand in the spot shown in the above screenshot and aim at the space between the wooden beam and the wall - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand in the spot shown in the above screenshot and aim at the space between the wooden beam and the wall. All you have to do now is remove the pin and throw the grenade, using LMB.

The grenade will bounce off the stack of bricks, fly over onto the elevation and obstruct the view of a any opponents on the stairs - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the stack of bricks, fly over onto the elevation and obstruct the view of a any opponents on the stairs.

Stand on the narrow balcony with the wall behind your back and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand on the narrow balcony with the wall behind your back and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot. Toss the grenade with LMB.

The grenade will bounce off the podium, then off the wall and cloud visibility of the players looking at spot A, where the bomb is to be planted, from the direction of the jungle and the passage - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the podium, then off the wall and cloud visibility of the players looking at spot A, where the bomb is to be planted, from the direction of the jungle and the passage.

Stand sideways in the door and aim at the spot shown on the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand sideways in the door and aim at the spot shown on the above screenshot. Remove the pin with LMB, jump and release the button at the right moment. You will probably require several attempts before you can pull it off, but practice makes perfect.

If you manage to pull it off, you will completely block the vision of opponents looking towards the Terrorists respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

If you manage to pull it off, you will completely block the vision of opponents looking towards the Terrorists' respawn point.

Stand with your back to the wall, in the spot shown on the screenshot and aim at the point shown above - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand with your back to the wall, in the spot shown on the screenshot and aim at the point shown above. Throw the grenade with LMB.

This will form a smoke screen that may hide you from the sight of opponents looking from the direction of the window, or the passage - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

This will form a smoke screen that may hide you from the sight of opponents looking from the direction of the window, or the passage. Thanks to this, you can safely make it to the cover of cardboard boxes on the left.

While behind the aforementioned cardboard boxes, move as close to the cover as possible and look at the point shown on the screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While behind the aforementioned cardboard boxes, move as close to the cover as possible and look at the point shown on the screenshot. Throw a grenade with LMB.

The grenade will fly in through the window of the room in the distance and cloud the vision of the opponent in that position and looking inside - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will fly in through the window of the room in the distance and cloud the vision of the opponent in that position and looking inside.

After you move the crosshairs slightly to the right, to the very top of the cardboard dog ear, you can take another throw - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

After you move the crosshairs slightly to the right, to the very top of the cardboard dog ear, you can take another throw. Do that with LMB.

The grenade will bounce off the wall and fly into the tunnel, which will completely cloud the vision of the players trying to make it to the center of the map across the tunnel - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the wall and fly into the tunnel, which will completely cloud the vision of the players trying to make it to the center of the map across the tunnel.

This is yet another throw that you can take from behind the aforementioned cover - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

This is yet another throw that you can take from behind the aforementioned cover. Stand a bit to the left and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot (at the very top of the antenna). Then, toss a grenade with LMB.

This will form a smokescreen in the corridor towards the spot where you plant bomb B - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

This will form a smokescreen in the corridor towards the spot where you plant bomb B.

While in the corner of the building, with the wall behind your back, aim at the point shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While in the corner of the building, with the wall behind your back, aim at the point shown in the above screenshot. Then, toss the grenade with LMB.

It will land right next to the entrance to the spot where you plant bomb B, form a smokescreen and block off vision of players looking towards point B, as well as of those on the other side - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

It will land right next to the entrance to the spot where you plant bomb B, form a smokescreen and block off vision of players looking towards point B, as well as of those on the other side.

Stand in the shown spot, right next to the door and aim the grenade at the point shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand in the shown spot, right next to the door and aim the grenade at the point shown in the above screenshot. Throw the grenade with LMB.

The grenade will land next to the van and form a smokescreen blocking off the vision of players looking from the side of the kitchen entrance - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will land next to the van and form a smokescreen blocking off the vision of players looking from the side of the kitchen entrance. Also, it will cover you from possible opponents next to the van, behind the wall.

Stand right next to the wooden post and aim at the point shown in the screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand right next to the wooden post and aim at the point shown in the screenshot. Then, release LMB to throw.

The grenade will drop onto the bomb planting spot and completely clout the vision of players in the center and of those looking from the direction of the kitchen - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will drop onto the bomb planting spot and completely clout the vision of players in the center and of those looking from the direction of the kitchen.

Stand in the position, right underneath the wall lamp and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand in the position, right underneath the wall lamp and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot. Use LMB to throw the grenade.

The grenade will fly towards the kitchen and block off vision of players in the vantage point in the window - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will fly towards the kitchen and block off vision of players in the vantage point in the window.

While crossing the center, you can aim at the point shown in the above screenshot, remove the pin and use LMB to throw the grenade while running - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While crossing the center, you can aim at the point shown in the above screenshot, remove the pin and use LMB to throw the grenade while running.

The grenade will bounce off the obstacle, fly towards the interior and block off the view of the players looking from behind the corner, from the direction of the terrorist respawn, as well as of those slightly to the right - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the obstacle, fly towards the interior and block off the view of the players looking from behind the corner, from the direction of the terrorist respawn, as well as of those slightly to the right.

You can take this throw while running, while accessing planting spot B - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

You can take this throw while running, while accessing planting spot B. Simply, aim at the window on the right and throw the grenade with LMB.

The grenade will fly into the corridor and completely block off the vision of the players inside the building, or those camping in the vantage points in front of the entrance and looking towards the van - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will fly into the corridor and completely block off the vision of the players inside the building, or those camping in the vantage points in front of the entrance and looking towards the van. Thanks to this, you can take an advantageous position and open fire as soon as the smoke disperses.

While running from the counter-terrorist respawn point, you can take an easy throw that will block the vision of players assaulting from the terrorist side - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While running from the counter-terrorist respawn point, you can take an easy throw that will block the vision of players assaulting from the terrorist side. Aim, more or less, at the point shown in the screenshot and throw a grenade with LMB.

The grenade will fly into the tunnel and fill it with smoke, which will make the opponents take another route, or attack blindly across the screen with grenades - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will fly into the tunnel and fill it with smoke, which will make the opponents take another route, or attack blindly across the screen with grenades.

While defending point A, it is a good idea to toss a grenade into the palace - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While defending point A, it is a good idea to toss a grenade into the palace. Stand in a convenient position and aim, more or less, towards the point shown in the above screenshot. Then, throw the grenade with LMB.

The grenade will fly into the building and form a smokescreen - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will fly into the building and form a smokescreen.

You can take the above throw while at the counter-terrorist respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

You can take the above throw while at the counter-terrorist respawn point. Aim at the point shown in the above screenshot and throw the grenade with LMB.

There is an easy way to block off the vision of opponents attacking point A from the direction of their respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

There is an easy way to block off the vision of opponents attacking point A from the direction of their respawn point.

Yet another toss that you can take from the counter-terrorist respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Yet another toss that you can take from the counter-terrorist respawn point. Stand in the position and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot. Remove the pin and throw with LMB.

The grenade will fly inside and completely block off the vision of the player taking a sniping point from the side of the terrorist respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will fly inside and completely block off the vision of the player taking a sniping point from the side of the terrorist respawn point. Thanks to this, the opponent will be unable to aim towards the window.

Stand right next to the wall and aim at the point shown on the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand right next to the wall and aim at the point shown on the above screenshot. Remove the pin and throw the grenade with LMB, while moving.

The grenade will bounce off the obstacle and land in the passage towards planting point B - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the obstacle and land in the passage towards planting point B.

Stand right next to the door and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand right next to the door and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot. Throw the grenade using LMB.

The grenade will land right in front of the kitchen door and limit the vision of players inside the building - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will land right in front of the kitchen door and limit the vision of players inside the building.

Stand in the corner of the building and aim at the point on the edge of the roof - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand in the corner of the building and aim at the point on the edge of the roof. Press LMB to remove the pin and throw the grenade while in mid-air. This may require several attempts to figure out the right moment to throw the grenade.

If performed properly, the smoke will block off the vision of the players coming out of the palace into point A - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

If performed properly, the smoke will block off the vision of the players coming out of the palace into point A.

Stand in the corner of the building and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand in the corner of the building and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot. Remove the pin with LMB, jump and throw the grenade. It may require several attempts for the grenade to reach its target.

This way, you can limit the vision of players attempting to take positions in the passage between the center and point A - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

This way, you can limit the vision of players attempting to take positions in the passage between the center and point A.

Flashbang grenades

Below, you can view a list of recommended flashbang throws, which may prove useful during the game.

While crossing the corridor towards the B planting point, you can aim at the point shown in the above screenshot, remove the pin with LMB and throw the grenade while running - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While crossing the corridor towards the B planting point, you can aim at the point shown in the above screenshot, remove the pin with LMB and throw the grenade while running.

The grenade will bounce off the wall, fly towards its target and blind all players looking towards the balcony from point B, or from the direction of the passage into the center - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the wall, fly towards its target and blind all players looking towards the balcony from point B, or from the direction of the passage into the center.

While under the wooden balcony in point A, aim at the point shown in the above screenshot and throw the grenade with LMB - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While under the wooden balcony in point A, aim at the point shown in the above screenshot and throw the grenade with LMB.

The grenade will fly towards the passage to the terrorist respawn point and blind all players looking in its direction - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will fly towards the passage to the terrorist respawn point and blind all players looking in its direction.

While under the wooden plank, you can perform a nifty throw by aiming at the fissure shown in the above screenshot and throwing with LMB - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While under the wooden plank, you can perform a nifty throw by aiming at the fissure shown in the above screenshot and throwing with LMB.

The grenade will cross the fissure between the building and the wooden structure, bounce off the crate and go off in the marked spot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will cross the fissure between the building and the wooden structure, bounce off the crate and go off in the marked spot.

You can perform another throw by aiming at the marked spot and tossing with LMB - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

You can perform another throw by aiming at the marked spot and tossing with LMB.

The grenade will bounce off the wall, go off on the crates and blind opponents looking from the direction of the tunnel, while you remain safe - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the wall, go off on the crates and blind opponents looking from the direction of the tunnel, while you remain safe.

Stand inside the palace, right next to the first pillar and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Stand inside the palace, right next to the first pillar and aim at the point shown in the above screenshot. All you have to do now is throw the grenade with LMB.

The grenade will bounce off the wall, then off the plank, go off and blind all of the players looking towards the entrance from the direction of point A - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the wall, then off the plank, go off and blind all of the players looking towards the entrance from the direction of point A. If you perform the throw while running, the grenade will drop onto point A and go off right above the ground, thanks to which you can also blind opponents under the plank.

While defending the point, after opponents have caught you right past the crates, you can perform a nifty throw, using the wall shown in the above screenshot - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While defending the point, after opponents have caught you right past the crates, you can perform a nifty throw, using the wall shown in the above screenshot. Aim at the marked spot and throw a grenade with LMB.

The grenade will bounce off the wall, fly towards the center and blind all of the players within the radius, thanks to which youll be able to win some time to eliminate potential targets - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the wall, fly towards the center and blind all of the players within the radius, thanks to which you'll be able to win some time to eliminate potential targets.

As you enter from the jungle, towards point A, aim at the marked spot and throw a grenade with LMB - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you enter from the jungle, towards point A, aim at the marked spot and throw a grenade with LMB.

The grenade will bounce off the obstacle, go off in the passage and blind all players looking in that direction - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the obstacle, go off in the passage and blind all players looking in that direction.

While in the jungle, aim at the marked spot and toss a grenade with LMB - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While in the jungle, aim at the marked spot and toss a grenade with LMB.

The grenade will go off in point A and blind all players looking from the direction of the passage, counter-terrorist respawn point, the palace and those in the center of the square - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will go off in point A and blind all players looking from the direction of the passage, counter-terrorist respawn point, the palace and those in the center of the square.

Aim at the point shown in the above screenshot, use LMB to remove the pin and throw the grenade while running - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Aim at the point shown in the above screenshot, use LMB to remove the pin and throw the grenade while running.

The grenade will bounce off the vans tailgate window, fly into the corridor and blind opponents inside and those who are occupying the sniping position on the side of the terrorist respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The grenade will bounce off the van's tailgate window, fly into the corridor and blind opponents inside and those who are occupying the sniping position on the side of the terrorist respawn point.

Tricks and boost locations

Below, you can view a list of recommended spots for tricks, and spots, where you can stand on your teammate's shoulders.

While on the narrow balcony, by the terrorist respawn point, you do not have to run around to get into the palace - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While on the narrow balcony, by the terrorist respawn point, you do not have to run around to get into the palace. Instead, you can run up and jump at the last possible moment, while crouching before you reach the marked barrier. You will land on the barrier and you will be able to enter the tunnel.

By climbing onto the fence base, you can jump onto the obstacle in the corner and climb onto the barrier - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

By climbing onto the fence base, you can jump onto the obstacle in the corner and climb onto the barrier. Now, you can jump across the window. You just have to jump at the last possible moment and crouch right before you reach the window.

While standing in the window, you can jump into the passage shown in the above screenshot, in 3 simple moves - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While standing in the window, you can jump into the passage shown in the above screenshot, in 3 simple moves. You only have to climb onto the window frame, jump onto the stack of bricks and take one more jump towards the passage.

While running away from the counter-terrorist respawn point, you do not have to climb up the ladder to get onto the podium - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While running away from the counter-terrorist respawn point, you do not have to climb up the ladder to get onto the podium. You can simply climb onto one of the bottom stairs, while running, and jump onto the crate shown in the above screenshot. Then, jump onto the obstacle above and jump onto the podium from there. This way, you will save several seconds and you will enter the palace faster than opponent running from the terrorist respawn point.

Also, you can jump onto the marked cardboard boxes and jump onto the pillar on the left - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Also, you can jump onto the marked cardboard boxes and jump onto the pillar on the left. This requires a little bit of practice and knowing how to speed up your character while moving.

While in the planting spot B, you can ask a teammate to crouch in the above spot, thanks to which you can jump onto his shoulders - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While in the planting spot B, you can ask a teammate to crouch in the above spot, thanks to which you can jump onto his shoulders.

Now you only have to jump, so that the teammate can stand up - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Now you only have to jump, so that the teammate can stand up. Thanks to this, you will be in a good firing position, from which you can engage opponents dashing out of the corridor towards point A.

Once the teammate crouches in the marked position, jump onto his shoulders - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Once the teammate crouches in the marked position, jump onto his shoulders.

This way, you will be occupying a firing position behind a cover, where you can spot opponents coming from the center - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

This way, you will be occupying a firing position behind a cover, where you can spot opponents coming from the center.

Ask a teammate to crouch in the marked position and jump onto the obstacle - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Ask a teammate to crouch in the marked position and jump onto the obstacle.

This way, you will get to a position from which you can fire above smokescreen - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

This way, you will get to a position from which you can fire above smokescreen.

While in point A, ask a teammate to crouch in the marked position and jump onto his shoulders - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While in point A, ask a teammate to crouch in the marked position and jump onto his shoulders.

Jump up and let the teammate stand up - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Jump up and let the teammate stand up. Now you can spot opponents coming from the direction of the terrorist respawn point.

Ambush locations and spots, where you can expect to encounter opponents

Below, you can view a list of spots where you can ambush the opponent, or where you can eliminate opponents while navigating the map.

While at point B, you can jump onto the crates shown in the above screenshot and hide behind the cover, from where you can see windows that the opponent may appear in - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While at point B, you can jump onto the crates shown in the above screenshot and hide behind the cover, from where you can see windows that the opponent may appear in.

As you enter the corridor from the direction of the terrorist respawn point, you have to watch out, because opponents usually occupy positions on the right, on the barrel - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you enter the corridor from the direction of the terrorist respawn point, you have to watch out, because opponents usually occupy positions on the right, on the barrel. From there, they can take you down as soon as they spot you from behind the corner.

The above vantage point is located on the barrel on the right - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The above vantage point is located on the barrel on the right. Sometimes, you can encounter opponents crouching on the van's roof, or standing slightly to the left of the truck, on the barrels. Anyways, all of them will be looking at the passage.

The screenshot shows the perspective of a player standing on the barrel - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

The screenshot shows the perspective of a player standing on the barrel. Note that this position overlooks the whole corridor, thanks to which you can react as soon as the opponent gets in sight.

As you go towards the center of the map from the direction of the terrorist respawn point, always check out the corner of the window in the distance - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you go towards the center of the map from the direction of the terrorist respawn point, always check out the corner of the window in the distance. Opponents running from the counter-terrorist respawn point usually take this position right at the beginning of the round.

As you run from the terrorist respawn point, you can take the vantage point right before the passage to point A - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you run from the terrorist respawn point, you can take the vantage point right before the passage to point A. It is possible that you will spot opponents crossing the center of the map, on their way to another point.

As you move from the terrorist respawn point and walk into the palace, always check out the passage in the distance, because there may be an opponent lurking there - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you move from the terrorist respawn point and walk into the palace, always check out the passage in the distance, because there may be an opponent lurking there.

As you leave the palace, always pay attention to the ladder down and the corner on the right, behind which there may be an opponent hidden - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you leave the palace, always pay attention to the ladder down and the corner on the right, behind which there may be an opponent hidden.

This space under the wooden plank is a spot, where you can often encounter an opponent defending point A - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

This space under the wooden plank is a spot, where you can often encounter an opponent defending point A.

Here we see the passage through the jungle and the passage leading inside (on the right) - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Here we see the passage through the jungle and the passage leading inside (on the right). It is always a good idea to scout those spots, while navigating the map.

In the corner of the corridor into the building, you can often encounter a player aiming at the passage, in the direction of the terrorist respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

In the corner of the corridor into the building, you can often encounter a player aiming at the passage, in the direction of the terrorist respawn point.

As you enter the palace from the direction of point A, always scout the pillar in the distance, because there may be an opponent lurking and trying to score the initial frag - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you enter the palace from the direction of point A, always scout the pillar in the distance, because there may be an opponent lurking and trying to score the initial frag.

While occupying this vantage point, you can spot a target coming from the direction of the terrorist respawn point - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

While occupying this vantage point, you can spot a target coming from the direction of the terrorist respawn point.

After the round starts, as you run towards the room with a window, try to take your position on the left side of the window, instead of the right - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

After the round starts, as you run towards the room with a window, try to take your position on the left side of the window, instead of the right. A player coming from across, while aiming at the window, will automatically check out the one on the right. What is more, the wall on the left will also provide some cover.

As you enter from the direction of point B, always make sure that there are no opponents in the window - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you enter from the direction of point B, always make sure that there are no opponents in the window.

As you move towards the center, it is a good habit to check out the area behind the cardboard boxes - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you move towards the center, it is a good habit to check out the area behind the cardboard boxes.

Another point worth checking is the corner of the building, behind which there may be an opponent aiming at the window, or the passage - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

Another point worth checking is the corner of the building, behind which there may be an opponent aiming at the window, or the passage.

As you access point B from the passage, first check out the windows and the area next to the van - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

As you access point B from the passage, first check out the windows and the area next to the van.

By standing at this position, you have a good view of the opponents that may appear in the palace entrance - Mirage | Tournament maps in CS GO - Tournament Maps in Counter Strike: Global Offensive - CS GO Game Guide

By standing at this position, you have a good view of the opponents that may appear in the palace entrance. The stack of bricks on the left provides a good cover from players coming from the direction of the terrorist respawn point.

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