Dominance Shown in the Dota 2 Pro Circuit so far in 2019

Dominance Last Year's Dota 2 Pro Circuit (DPC) saw a dominant team - Virtus Pro (VP) - throughout all majors. They won Hamburg, Katowise, Bucharest, Birmingham and placed second in the China Dota2 Supermajor. This was the team to beat...

NiP Needs a New Ninja to Don the Pyjamas

ELEAGUE will be hosting the next CS:GO Major in January and, for the first time in history, Ninjas in Pyjamas will not be attending a Valve-sponsored Major. At the recent offline major qualifier, NiP lost to two underdog teams in the...

‘NiP Magic’ in Full Effect at IEM Oakland

Ninjas in Pyjamas's most recent victory at IEM Oakland was truly incredible. While they played well, it still feels as though NiP was able to steal away this victory. Although they did win the games they needed to, they...
Overwatch Ana NiP 3x3 Meta Comp

Overwatch: The NiP 3×3 Comp

The "NiP" team composition, also known as the "3x3" comp, has been one of the most defining strategies since the introduction of the hero limit. What is it, how does it work, and what can you do against it? Origin The...

Power of the Playmaker: A Double-Edged Sword

The Playmaker: An Ambiguous Role Unlike other esports such as League of Legends or DOTA 2, CS:GO has never had clear-cut definitive roles. Although there are roles, for example everyone knows what an entry fragger or a lurker might be, players...
NiP victory at StarSeries S2

NiP Back Packin’ the Maik

Maikelele Stands In This past weekend the StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 Finals wrapped up with Ninjas in Pyjamas claiming the title. They competed against several top tier teams and came out on top, despite having to use a stand-in...
Ninjas Lose Major Legend

NiP Lose Their Legend Status

NiP lost their legend status to an unlikely competitor. FlipSid3 broke their way into the CS:GO Major playoffs with quite an offset. For the first time in a while, FlipSid3 demonstrated their players' worth. Legend status Legend status grants you an invitation to the...
NiP Eleague

NiP’s Success at ELEAGUE

It's time for some hindsight while ELEAGUE approaches its final form. With NiP claiming the group B victory, ELEAGUE has already taken an interesting turn of events. How did the Swedes do it? Are we witnessing a NiP renaissance? NiP held a long reign until 2015....

Dreamhack Cluj-Napoca: Predicting the Quarterfinals

October 31st 2015 will bring the start of bracket play in Dreamhack Cluj-Napoca 2015. The quarterfinal will bring repeat, historic matches, along with games that have never been seen before. Here I breakdown each match of the quarterfinal by...

The Upsets and Excitement of Dreamhack Cluj

  Day one of Dreamhack Open Cluj-Napoca 2015 has been a roaring success. The production value in terms of in game overlays and observing has seen a serious improvement from the previous major. The talent that Dreamhack contracted for the...