NiP eradicate EG from BLAST Premier Fall Teams after 3-map battle
Ninjas in Pyjamas’ CS:GO staff got here out on prime of Evil Geniuses 2-1 as we speak within the first knockout stage spherical of BLAST Premier Fall Teams to remain alive within the event.
This victory over the North People leaves NiP with a very good probability of securing a spot within the BLAST Premier Fall Finals in November, whereas EG may have a a lot tougher path as a result of they’ve been relegated to the Fall Showdown in October, the place they’ll battle for one spot in opposition to 15 groups.
It seemed just like the Swedish powerhouse have been arrange for a clear 2-0 in opposition to EG after they gained Nuke 16-7, however the North People answered again on Overpass and tied the sequence with a 16-7 victory of their very own. Inferno, the decider of the best-of-three, was as balanced because it often is and it was anybody’s sport after the 9-6 first half in favor of NiP. EG, nonetheless, couldn’t discover their type on the CT aspect and noticed the Ninjas run away with the sequence with a 16-11 victory.
All the NiP gamers confirmed up in the course of the sequence, however Patrick “es3tag” Hansen is the one who deserves extra recognition. The Danish rifler turned AWPer dominated EG and their sniper Tsvetelin “CeRq” Dimitrov on Inferno. Es3tag completed the decider with a 23-13 Ok/D, which netted him a 1.27 score.
This elimination shouldn’t be the top of the world for EG since they confirmed some constructive elements as we speak. The North People returned for the second half of the season with a brand new in-game chief in Sanzhar “neaLaN” Iskhakov and a brand new rifler in Jadan “HexT” Postma and primarily used BLAST Premier Fall Teams to determine what they should give attention to within the coming months.
NiP will return to the server tomorrow and face Group Liquid, the final North American staff alive within the competitors, at 9:30am CT.