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Ninjas in Pyjamas

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[e][h]Ninjas in Pyjamas
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Founders:
CEO:
Norway Hicham Chahine
Manager:
Sweden Erik Wendel
Sweden THREAT
Germany Seda Balgün
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$3,980,629
Links
History
Created:
: 2000-06-??
Counter-Strike: 2000-06-??
Global Offensive: 2012-08-10
Upcoming Matches
NIP Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas
vs
(Bo3)
MetizportMetizport MZP
May 18, 2024 - 20:00 CEST  
Upcoming Tournaments
RLG/RES/Regional_Series/Europe/Series_4 RES European Series #4
ONGOING!
May 15 - 22
YaLLa_Compass/2024YaLLa_Compass/2024 YaLLa Compass 2024
2024-06-05 00:00:00 UTC
Jun 05 - 09
FiReLEAGUE/2023 FiReLEAGUE Global Finals 2023
2024-06-14 00:00:00 UTC
Jun 14 - 16
BLAST/Premier/2024/Fall/Groups BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2024
2024-07-26 00:00:00 UTC
Jul 26 - Aug 04
ESL/Pro_League/Season_20 ESL Pro League Season 20
2024-09-03 00:00:00 UTC
Sep 03 - 22


Ninjas in Pyjamas (often abbreviated to NIP and NiP) is a Swedish esports organization founded in 2000. The team competed in Counter-Strike until their dissolution in 2007. In 2012, the team returned with a now heavily renowned Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad, which went on a record-breaking 87-0 map win streak. The longstanding duo of Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund and Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg, who were a core part of the initial team, departed from the organization after the end of the StarLadder Berlin Major.

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Norway Hicham Chahine CEO 2016-06-??
Sweden Majeli Christensen CFO 2021-??-??
Sweden Erik Wendel Director of Esports 2023-09-28 [86]
Sweden THREAT Björn Pers General Manager 2023-09-28 [86]
Denmark Robl Troels Robl Director of Performance 2022-08-10 [108]
Australia David McGowan Performance Manager 2021-02-02 [60]
Sweden Jed Robin Jedhammar Senior Team Manager 2019-02-15
Germany Seda Seda Balgün Team Manager 2024-02-08 [92]
Sweden JAEGARN Fredrik Andersson Assistant Coach 2021-02-02 [60]
Sweden slap Fredrik Junbrant Assistant Coach 2024-05-01 [98]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Denmark haste Thomas Dyrensborg Analyst 2023-04-18 [82] 2024-02-19 [93]
Italy Philip Philip Caserta Team Manager 2022-08-?? [109] 2024-01-?? [110]
Denmark calc Jonas Gundersen COO 2020-01-01 [111] 2024-02-05 [112]
Sweden Erik Wendel Director of Team Operations 2021-08-18 [113] 2023-09-28 [86] Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas (Director of Esports)
Sweden THREAT Björn Pers Technical Director 2021-12-12 [66] 2022-12-30 [78] Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas (General Manager)
Canada mahone Danny Hsieh Analyst 2020-11-13 [59] 2021-12-31 [70]
Uruguay MartinRGB Martin Poggio Content Creator 2021-04-02 [114] 2021-08-?? [115]
Sweden Casey Al-kaisy CMO 2019-02-15 2020-02-?? [116]
Sweden THREAT Björn Pers Assistant Coach 2019-10-18 [50] 2020-01-06 [51] Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas (Coach)
Sweden Jens Hofer Sports Psychologist 2017-??-?? 2019-01-28 [117] Fnatic Fnatic (Sports Psychologist)
Sweden HeatoN Emil Christensen Manager 2012-08-10 2018-10-10 GODSENTGODSENT GODSENT (co-CEO)
Sweden yzn Yacine Laghmari Content Creator 2015-??-?? 2016-??-?? GrabbarnaGrusGrabbarnaGrus GrabbarnaGrus
Sweden per Per Lilliefelth CEO 2013-??-?? 2015-11-09
Sweden Fiskoo Niklas Fischier CEO 2012-08-10 2014-03-22
Sweden BUDAK Anton Budak Manager 2012-08-10 2015-??-??
Sweden Patric Jönsson Interim CEO 2015-??-?? 2016-??-??

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Global Offensive[edit]

Counter-Strike[edit]

Logos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "XeqtR leaves NiP". UKTerrorist. 2001-09-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "XeqtR rejoins NiP". UKTerrorist. 2002-01-09.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Vesslan leaves NiP". UKTerrorist. 2002-02-21.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Hyb parts from NiP". UKTerrorist. 2002-04-15.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "ScreaM & Dracula Join World Champs NiP". UKTerrorist. 2002-04-15.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 "NiP Folds?". UKTerrorist. 2002-06-14.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 Stentrollet (2005-01-01). "SK.swe kommer tillbaka som Ninjas in Pyjamas" [SK.swe returns as Ninjas in Pyjamas] (in Sweden Swedish). Fragbite.
  8. 8.0 8.1 velox (2005-02-24). "vilden går till NiP" [vilden goes to NiP] (in Sweden Swedish). Fragbite.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 velox (2005-05-26). "Massavhopp från NiP" [Mass defection from NiP] (in Sweden Swedish). Fragbite.
  10. 10.0 10.1 samot (2005-05-28). "NiP rekryterar walle som ersätts av iLight i mTw" [NiP recruits walle who will be replaced by iLight in mTw] (in Sweden Swedish). Fragbite.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 velox (2005-06-15). "NiP presenterar sitt nya lag" [NiP presents its new team] (in Sweden Swedish). Fragbite.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Fajri (2006-03-06). "RobbaN hoppar in för inaktive Potti i NiP" [RobbaN jumps in for inactive Potti in NiP] (in Sweden Swedish). Fragbite.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 velox (2006-08-14). "RobbaN fullvärdig medlem i NiP – SpawN spelar ikväll" [RobbaN full member of NiP - SpawN plays tonight] (in Sweden Swedish). Fragbite.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 HANCU (2007-01-08). "NiP without RobbaN and SpawN". HLTV.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Ecto (2007-01-13). "coL release their 2007 roster!". HLTV.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 Gazza (2007-01-17). "NiP announce new lineup". HLTV.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 atticus (2007-03-14). "face and tentpole join NiP". HLTV.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 Nix0n (2007-08-14). "New Ninjas in NiP". HLTV.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 Nix0n (2012-08-10). "NiP returns for CS:GO". HLTV.
  20. 20.0 20.1 lurppis (2014-08-13). "NiP add pita as a strategy adviser". HLTV.
  21. lurppis (2014-08-17). "NiP win ESL One Cologne 2014". HLTV.
  22. 22.0 22.1 MIRAA (2014-11-03). "Fifflaren leaves NiP". HLTV.
  23. 23.0 23.1 MIRAA (2014-11-04). "Maikelele joins NiP". HLTV.
  24. 24.0 24.1 MIRAA (2015-02-24). "Official: NiP sign allu". HLTV.
  25. 25.0 25.1 MIRAA (2015-03-18). "Maikelele joins LGB". HLTV.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 MIRAA (2015-04-27). "natu joins NiP as coach". HLTV.
  27. 27.0 27.1 MIRAA (2015-08-28). "NiP release natu". HLTV.
  28. 28.0 28.1 Tgwri1s (2015-12-07). "allu announces NiP departure". HLTV.
  29. 29.0 29.1 "Ninjas in Pyjamas presents: Ninja #3". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2015-12-29.
  30. 30.0 30.1 PRIESt (2016-01-01). "Ninjas in Pyjamas presents: Ninja #6". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 BengaCS (2016-08-17). "disco doplan to stand in for NiP". HLTV.
  32. 32.0 32.1 Striker (2016-08-30). "Maikelele to stand in for NiP". HLTV.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 MIRAA (2016-11-06). "NiP announce pyth return". HLTV.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 PRIESt (2017-03-13). "Annoucement: Ninjas in Pyjamas CS:GO Roster Change". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  35. 35.0 35.1 pyth (2017-05-19). "As of today my contract with NiP has expired".
  36. 36.0 36.1 Kameeleon (2017-06-12). "Announcement: Changes to NiP CS:GO". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  37. 37.0 37.1 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.".
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 Professeur (2018-02-01). "THREAT steps down from NiP; pita joins". HLTV.
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Matt Litherland (2018-02-13). "Annoucement: Roster change Ninjas in Pyjamas". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  40. 40.0 40.1 "An announcement from FaZe CS:GO: #FaZeUp". FaZe Clan. 2018-04-01.
  41. 41.0 41.1 Kameeleon (2018-06-05). "Lekr0 Arrives to Ninjas in Pyjamas!". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  42. 42.0 42.1 "CSGO - Welcome Draken; Thank you Golden". Fnatic. 2018-06-17.
  43. 43.0 43.1 43.2 Kameeleon (2019-03-11). "Ninjas in Pyjamas Roster update". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 Kameeleon (2019-04-10). "Dennis Returns To The Active Roster". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 Kameeleon (2019-06-19). "NiP welcomes new blood to the CS:GO roster". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  46. 46.0 46.1 Team GamerLegion (2019-07-05). "Announcement regarding our CSGO Roster".
  47. 47.0 47.1 draken (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.".
  48. 48.0 48.1 "A new chapter for GeT_RiGhT: CSGO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-09-26.
  49. 49.0 49.1 "Plot twist: we recruit an AWP:er - CS:GO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-09-27.
  50. 50.0 50.1 "Welcome Back - THREAT". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2019-10-18.
  51. 51.0 51.1 51.2 51.3 "A Coaching Staff Update for CS:GO Team". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-01-06.
  52. 52.0 52.1 52.2 "CS:GO Roster Update: Goodbye f0rest". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-01-21.
  53. 53.0 53.1 sapphiRe (2020-01-21). "A New Dynasty | Welcome DIG CS:GO". Dignitas.
  54. Lukas Berć (2020-02-04). "Plopski - 3 More Years". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  55. 55.0 55.1 55.2 "Hampus replaces Lekr0 on the active CS:GO roster". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-05-19.
  56. 56.0 56.1 "North takes a vital step on the Scandinavian journey – welcome Lekr0". North. 2020-08-21.
  57. 57.0 57.1 "PLAYER HEALTH ALWAYS COMES FIRST - NAWWK ON MEDICAL LEAVE". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-09-16.
  58. 58.0 58.1 "NAWWK’S BACK!". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-10-10.
  59. 59.0 59.1 Kameeleon (2020-11-13). "We will be a THREAT for three more years". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  60. 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.3 60.4 "CS:GO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-02-02.
  61. 61.0 61.1 twist (2021-02-09). "Officially a free agent thanks @NIPGaming for everything".
  62. 62.0 62.1 62.2 "NIP dev1ce". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-04-23.
  63. 63.0 63.1 63.2 "Flashpoint success shows our academy project is working". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-06-01.
  64. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2021-09-03). "4 MORE YEARS OF @REZcsgo!".
  65. 65.0 65.1 65.2 "Welcome es3tag". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-11-17.
  66. 66.0 66.1 66.2 THREAT (2021-12-01). "Some exciting news: IEMW is my last event as Head Coach as I'll move into a role as Technical Director of all our CS efforts".
  67. 67.0 67.1 67.2 67.3 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2021-12-13). "The #BLASTPremier World Final is going to be a glorious end to the 2021 season and we're proud to have made it".
  68. 68.0 68.1 68.2 calc (2022-01-20). "We are giving @dev1ce the time he needs to come back and keep building @NIP with us".
  69. 69.0 69.1 Apeks (2021-12-16). "One piece of the puzzle is in place!".
  70. 70.0 70.1 mahone (2021-12-18). "As 2021 ends, I am stepping down from my role at @NIPCS".
  71. 71.0 71.1 "Welcome djL". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2022-01-14.
  72. 72.0 72.1 phzy (2022-03-15). "Will play today with Young Ninjas at 17:30!".
  73. 73.0 73.1 "Right place, right time". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2022-03-22.
  74. 74.0 74.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-09-08). "OUR NEW TACTICAL GENIUS!".
  75. 75.0 75.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-09-08). "Roster Update".
  76. 76.0 76.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-10-27). "Farewell dev1ce - Thank you, Nicolai".
  77. 77.0 77.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-12-21). "Roster Update ahead of 2023".
  78. 78.0 78.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-12-30). "We are grateful for all that you have done for NIP and will always be thankful for your time and commitment to the ninjas and we look forward to following your journey".
  79. 79.0 79.1 "Welcome headtr1ck". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2023-01-09.
  80. 80.0 80.1 GODSENT (2023-01-13). "We are proud to announce the new GODSENT CSGO roster".
  81. 81.0 81.1 81.2 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-01-26). "Roster Update; Welcome to the dojo, @k0nfig".
  82. 82.0 82.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-04-18). "Introducing one of the big brains behind our insane RMR plays".
  83. 83.0 83.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-06-14). "This change also means Aleksib has been moved to the bench".
  84. 84.0 84.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-06-14). "Guess who's back?".
  85. 85.0 85.1 "NAVI introduced European CS:GO roster". Natus Vincere. 2023-06-30.
  86. 86.0 86.1 86.2 86.3 "THREAT IS BACK". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2023-09-28.
  87. 87.0 87.1 87.2 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-10-24). "We are pleased to welcome a familiar face back to the dojo".
  88. 88.0 88.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-10-28). "Our second roster move is finalized and with that we decided to bench @Brollan and give him the chance to look for other opportunities".
  89. 89.0 89.1 "WELCOME OUR NEW IGL, PUTTING THE ~ IN NIÑJA". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2023-11-03.
  90. 90.0 90.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-12-27). "Farewell @hampuscsgo".
  91. 91.0 91.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2024-01-09). "Brollan joins MOUZ on loan".
  92. 92.0 92.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2024-02-08). "Please welcome @SedaSmartie as our new CS2 Team Manager.".
  93. 93.0 93.1 93.2 93.3 93.4 93.5 93.6 93.7 93.8 93.9 "A Letter From NIP Management". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2024-02-19.
  94. 94.0 94.1 "A legend comes home". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2024-03-08.
  95. 95.0 95.1 "Maxster promoted to NIP main squad". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2024-03-24.
  96. 96.0 96.1 "4 down, 1 to go - welcome r1nkle". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2024-04-02.
  97. 97.0 97.1 B8 (2024-04-05). "@headtr1ckcs and Oleg «baz» have joined the B8 CS2 Squad".
  98. 98.0 98.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2024-05-01). "This guy slaps".
  99. 99.0 99.1 "CS2 Overhaul: Final Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2024-05-08.
  100. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2024-04-25). "@XKacpersky is being flown in on short notice while our boy gets better".
  101. 101.0 101.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2024-03-06). "Update ahead of our match".
  102. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2023-01-25). "Update about our roster ahead of our match tonight".
  103. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-06-11). "Unfortunately, Daniel "@djLCSGO" Narancic tested positive for Covid-19 and therefore cannot stand behind the boys today in the Grand Final".
  104. mitsxha (2022-06-07). "ztr to replace hampus for Global Esports Tour Dubai". HLTV.
  105. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-05-28). "He's back!".
  106. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2021-12-10). "Last minute roster update: @dev1ce has been feeling unwell for the past day and has been advised by the doctor to rest and recover".
  107. Professeur (2021-09-19). "NIP COO to step in for THREAT at BLAST Premier Fall Groups". HLTV.
  108. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2022-08-10). "The trifecta is complete!".
  109. Philip Caserta (2022-08-??). "Philip Caserta - Team Manager".
  110. Philip Caserta (2024-01-??). "Philip Caserta - Team Manager".
  111. Graham Ashton (2020-01-02). "Ninjas in Pyjamas Appoints New COO, Establishes Stockholm Headquarters". The Esports Observer.
  112. calc (2024-02-05). "I am leaving Ninjas in Pyjamas to start my next venture!".
  113. Erik Wendel (2021-08-17). "NEWS".
  114. Ninjas in Pyjamas (2021-04-02). "IT'S OFFICIAL! THE FIRST EVER PRO CASE OPENER IN CSGO!".
  115. [Inside Source]
  116. [Inside Source]
  117. Jens Hofer (2019-01-28). "I have decided to move on from NIP and would like to thank everyone at the organization for taking me in and giving me the opportunity to be a part of the Ninjas in Pyjamas!".
  118. G7 Teams (2006-08-08). "G7 MISSION STATMENT".
  119. John De Sohn (2017-02-11). "IEM Oakland 2016 Aftermovie (Official NiP Team Song by John De Sohn)". Ninjas in Pyjamas.