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Ninjas in Pyjamas
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Ninjas in Pyjamas is a Swedish eSports organization which was founded in 2000. The team competed in Counter-Strike 1.6 until their dissolution in 2007. In 2012, the team returned with a now heavily renowned Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad.
|Jed||Robin Jedhammar||CS:GO Manager||2019-02-15|
|THREAT||Björn Pers||Assistant Coach||2019-10-18 |
|ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date||New Organization|
|Jens Hofer||Sports Psychologist||2017||2019-01-28 ||Fnatic|
|Patric Jönsson||Interim CEO||2015||2016|
- GeT_RiGhT has played for the team in both Counter-Strike and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
- From 2012 September to 2013 April, NiP went on a record-setting streak of 87-0 in LAN tournament map wins that was only stopped by then Virtus.pro containing kUcheR, AdreN, ANGE1, Dosia, Fox.
- Before ESL One: Cologne 2015, NiP had made five straight CS:GO major finals. The CS:GO Majors are DreamHack Winter 2013, EMS One: Katowice 2014, ESL One: Cologne 2014, DreamHack Winter 2014 and ESL One: Katowice 2015.
- NiP has placed top 4 and above consecutively since their inception for every single LAN tournament they attended till the ESEA Invite Season 16 Global Finals.
- The initial lineup consisted of 3 Counter-Strike 1.6 players: f0rest, GeT_RiGhT and Xizt, and 2 Counter-Strike Source players : Fifflaren and friberg.
- Had a strong rivalry with VeryGames and then later on Titan.
- They also had a strong rivalry with Fnatic, previously first appearing when they played under Epsilon Esports.
- NiP are noted for their humour at times such as crab walking with Dual Elites in an official match, buying negevs and recently their "military style" communication during the warm-up phase of a match.
- NiP at times have unexpected tournament runs and wins over opponents that under normal circumstances they would lose to, such runs have been coined by the analyst Duncan "Thorin" Shields and later collectively adopted by the community as "NiP Magic."
- At ESL One: Cologne 2016 they failed to make it out of the group stage at a Major for the first time after losing to FlipSid3 Tactics.
- NiP are the first team in CS:GO to win a large tournament with a stand-in (with Maikelele at SL i-League StarSeries Season 2). SK Gaming later overtook prize money won from winning an event with a stand-in, with boltz at EPICENTER 2017 - winning $120,000 more than NiP did from their tournament win.
- NiP attended every CS:GO Major until ELEAGUE Major: Atlanta 2017. They were required to qualify after being knocked out in the group stage at ESL One: Cologne 2016 but were eliminated in shocking fashion by Vega Squadron.
- They have their own team song, "Standing When It All Falls Down" by John De Sohn. 
- NiP are the first team to have won two IEM Oakland events and win them consecutively - defeating SK Gaming 2-1 in 2016 and FaZe Clan 3-2 in 2017.
- gurkan "Stentrollet" (2005-01-01). "SK.swe kommer tillbaka som Ninjas in Pyjamas *". Fragbite.
- Daniel "velox" Nilsson (2005-02-24). "vilden går till NiP". Fragbite.
- Daniel "velox" Nilsson (2005-05-26). "Massavhopp från NiP". Fragbite.
- Tomas "samot" Hansson (2005-05-28). "NiP rekryterar walle som ersätts av iLight i mTw". Fragbite.
- Daniel "velox" Nilsson (2005-06-15). "NiP presenterar sitt nya lag". Fragbite.
- Johan "Fajri" (2006-03-06). "RobbaN hoppar in för inaktive Potti i NiP". Fragbite.
- Daniel "velox" Nilsson (2006-08-14). "RobbaN fullvärdig medlem i NiP – SpawN spelar ikväll". Fragbite.
- HANCU (2007-01-08). "NiP Without RobbaN and SpawN". HLTV.org.
- Ecto (2007-01-13). "coL release their 2007 roster!". HLTV.org.
- Gazza (2007-01-17). "NiP announce new lineup". HLTV.org.
- atticus (2007-03-14). "face and tentpole join NiP". HLTV.org.
- Marc "Nix0n" Nixon (2007-08-14). "New Ninjas in NiP". HLTV.org.
- Marc "Nix0n" Nixon (2012-08-10). "NiP returns for CS:GO". HLTV.org.
- Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen (2014-08-13). "NiP add pita as a strategy adviser". HLTV.org.
- Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen (2014-08-17). "NiP win ESL One Cologne 2014". HLTV.org.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2014-11-03). "Fifflaren leaves NiP". HLTV.org.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2014-11-04). "Maikelele joins NiP". HLTV.org.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-02-24). "Official: NiP sign allu". HLTV.org.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-03-18). "Maikelele joins LGB". HLTV.org.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-04-27). "natu joins NiP as coach". HLTV.org.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2015-08-28). "NiP release natu". HLTV.org.
- Petar "Tgwri1s" Milovanovic (2015-12-07). "allu announces NiP departure". HLTV.org.
- Joachim Rittfeldt Hofvenschiöld (2015-12-29). "Ninjas in Pyjamas presents: Ninja #3". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- Petter "PRIESt" Nilsson (2016-01-01). "Ninjas in Pyjamas presents: Ninja #6". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- BengaCS (2016-08-17). "disco doplan to stand in for NiP". HLTV.org.
- Milan "Striker" Švejda (2016-08-30). "Maikelele to stand-in for NiP". HLTV.org.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2016-11-06). "NiP announce pyth return". HLTV.org.
- Petter "PRIESt" Nilsson (2017-03-13). "Annoucement: Ninjas in Pyjamas CS:GO Roster Change". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- Jacob Mourujärvi (2017-05-19). "As of today my contract with NiP has expired".
- Lukas Berc (2017-06-12). "Announcement: Changes to NiP CS:GO".
- Adam Friberg (2017-07-31). "The last couple of weeks I've been thinking a lot what I want to do, keep on playing or try something else.".
- Petter "PRIESt" Nilsson (2018-02-01). "Annoucement: NIP.CS: Coaching team changes and expansion". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- Matt Litherland (2018-02-13). "Annoucement: Roster change Ninjas in Pyjamas". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- "An announcement from FaZe CS:GO: #FaZeUp". FaZe Clan. 2018-04-01.
- Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2018-06-05). "Lekr0 Arrives to Ninjas in Pyjamas!". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- "CSGO - Welcome Draken; Thank you Golden". Fnatic. 2018-06-17.
- Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2019-03-11). "Ninjas in Pyjamas Roster update". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- Professeur (2019-03-22). "draken: "I feel like this is not my last shot, but it is a big test"". HLTV.
- Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2019-04-10). "Dennis Returns To The Active Roster". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2019-04-16). "NiP CEO: "We definitely thought dennis would be out for more than two events; he is feeling much better and is very eager to play"". HLTV.
- Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2019-06-19). "NiP welcomes new blood to the CS:GO roster". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
- Team GamerLegion (2019-07-05). "Announcement regarding our CSGO Roster".
- William "draken" Sundin (2019-07-15). "We are also looking for an organisation to represent in the future and my NiP contract just expired so we are all free agents aswell.".
- "A new chapter for GeT_RiGhT: CSGO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-09-26.
- "Plot twist: we recruit an AWP:er - CS:GO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-09-27.
- "Welcome Back - THREAT". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-10-18.
- Jens Hofer (2019-01-28). "I have decided to move on from NIP".
- Facebook announcement and Spotify link for the Team Song.