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By Gabriele Asaro
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Canals callouts in CS2 (CSGO)

This guide shows the callouts of the Canals Counter-Strike 2 (CS2) map. Mastering Canals in CS2 requires understanding callouts for effective navigation and strategy in gameplay. This applies to both attacking and defending.


Canals callouts table


Callout name and description are listed in the following table:

T SpawnStarting area for the Terrorist side, located in the northernmost part of the map.
T BoatsDocked vessels adjacent to T Spawn, offering a tactical view over the waterway.
T MainThe primary route for Terrorists leading to A site, a crucial passage for attacks and defenses.
T BridgeA connecting overpass above the canal, essential for movement between sites.
A GazeboAn ornamental garden structure providing cover and sightlines to A site.
A MainThe main approach to A site from T side, often heavily contested.
CT SpawnThe Counter-Terrorist starting area, situated in the southern section of the map.
CT MainThe primary Counter-Terrorist pathway leading to the center of Canals.
GardenA serene area with potential for quiet flanking routes near A site.
Garden StairsSteps leading up to Garden, can be a high-traffic choke point.
ArchwayA passageway under a bridge connecting Garden to A site, vital for rotations.
ShopsA cluster of buildings offering close-quarter combat opportunities and routes to A site.
Outer ShopsThe external part of Shops facing the canal, used for flanking.
ConstructionAn under-development area providing cover and a tactical position near B site.
MiddleThe central part of the map, critical for map control and rotations between sites.
WaterThe canal splitting the map, navigable by boats and crucial for stealthy movement.
Upper IvyElevated area overlooking the canal, great for sniping and information gathering.
Snipers Nest 1A vantage point with long sightlines, perfect for picking off enemies from a distance.
IvyA narrow path leading to the Sniper's Nest and B site, often a hotbed for skirmishes.
B MainThe primary path to B site for Terrorists, requiring strategic play for successful site takes.
CourtyardAn open space connecting multiple pathways, key for map control.
ConnectorThe critical junction linking Middle to B site, often a flashpoint for encounters.
Upper TunnelsA set of passages above the canal, offering alternative routes and ambush points.
Upper CourtAn area near Upper Tunnels that allows for repositioning and strategic plays.
CT BridgeBridge at CT side used for crossing over the canal and quick access to A site.
LobbyAn indoor area that could be crucial for close encounters and strategic positioning.
Lobby StairsStairs leading up from Lobby to A site, important for quick rotations.
BinA small but strategic spot near the Lobby providing cover and an ambush point.
Outer LobbyThe area surrounding Lobby, often used for gathering information and flanking.
B ConA connector area providing access to B site from several different approaches.
AlleyA narrow walkway that could be pivotal for flanking maneuvers.

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Most famous Canals callouts


Top 10 CS2 callouts in Canals map:

  • T Main: The heartbeat of Terrorist's offense, leading directly to the A site.
  • CT Spawn: The foundation for Counter-Terrorist defense, crucial for accessing both sites quickly.
  • Middle: A pivotal battleground offering control over the map's flow, often dictating the round's tempo.
  • B Main: Key ingress point to B site, where well-coordinated strikes and retakes unfold.
  • CT Bridge: A vantage point for CTs to oversee and rotate swiftly between sites.
  • Courtyard: This hub connects critical paths and is a frequent hotspot for skirmishes.
  • Snipers Nest 1: Offers long sightlines for pick-offs, shaping the round's dynamics.
  • Garden: A tranquil flank route that can be the turning point when used stealthily.
  • Water: Splits the map, used for stealthy plays and rapid rotations.
  • A Gazebo: Not just for its aesthetics but for the strategic cover it provides when holding A site.

Gabriele from Clash.gg said that mastering these callouts can transform a team's tactical approach, highlighting T Main and Snipers Nest 1 for their game-changing potential in clutch moments.


When was Canals released?


The Canals map in Counter-Strike from Valve was released in 2017.


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Gabriele AsaroAbout the author

Gabriele Asaro
Gabriele Asaro

I'm the Head of Research at Clash.gg. With over 7 years of experience in the Counter-Strike niche, I have developed extensive knowledge of the game, its strategies, and the competitive scene. My insights are based on years of in-depth analysis and close involvement with the Counter-Strike community.