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Ninjas in Pyjamas

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[e][h]Ninjas in Pyjamas
Team Information
Location:
Region:
CEO:
Norway Hicham Chahine
Manager:
Coaches:
Total Winnings:
$55,133
Links
History
Founded:
: 2000-06-??
: 2020-04-08
Upcoming Matches

No Upcoming Matches

Upcoming Tournaments
Red Bull Home Ground #2
2021-11-04 00:00:00 UTC
Nov 04 - 07

Ninjas in Pyjamas (often abbreviated to NIP and previously NiP) is a Swedish esports organization which was 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 and have branched out in a large variety of games.

History[edit]

Ninjas in Pyjamas entered Valorant in the closed beta with the signing of their former European Paladins World Championship winning roster. The roster shortly fell apart after a total of two months, with the organization opting to rebuild entirely with rhyme.

Timeline[edit]

  • March 12th - menegh joins as an analyst. [12]
  • June 3rd - menegh leaves. [13]
  • July 13th - Ninjas in Pyjamas sign ec1s while Ex6TenZ takes a competitive break and transitions to an assistant coach role. [14]
  • August 23rd - Ninjas in Pyjamas bench CREA. [15]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Norway rhyme Emir Muminovic 2020-06-25 [3]
Russia chiwawa Egor Stepanyuk 2020-10-28 [9]
Russia Jady Yaroslav Nikolaev 2020-12-17 [10]
United Kingdom ec1s In-Game Leader Adam Eccles 2021-07-13 [14]

Inactive[edit]

Inactive Players
ID Name Join Date Inactive Date
France CREA Charles Beauvois 2020-07-14 [4] 2021-08-23 [15]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date
Inactive Date Leave Date New Team
Belgium Ex6TenZ In-Game Leader Kévin Droolans 2020-12-22 [11] 2021-07-13 [14] Ninjas In PyjamasNinjas In Pyjamas Ninjas In Pyjamas (Assistant Coach)
Germany luckeRRR Niels Jasiek 2020-06-25 [3] 2020-12-17 [10] AllianceAlliance Alliance
Sweden Sayf Saif Jibraeel 2020-09-17 [6] 2020-12-17 [10] Guild EsportsGuild Esports Guild Esports
France Fearoth Enzo Mestari 2020-07-14 [4] 2020-09-17 [6] 2020-10-20 [8] AllianceAlliance Alliance
France HyP Damien Souville 2020-07-14 [4] 2020-09-17 [6] 2020-10-20 [7] Cave CanemCave Canem Cave Canem
First Roster
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Sweden bonkar Malkolm Rench 2020-04-08 [1] 2020-06-25 [3] BonkBonk Bonk
Norway Tenner Leander Aspestrand 2020-04-08 [1] 2020-06-25 [3]
Bulgaria Alex Aleks Suchev 2020-04-08 [1] 2020-06-25 [3]
Australia DiGeDoG Dylan Chainski 2020-04-08 [1] 2020-06-16 [2]

Stand-in[edit]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Norway Hicham Chahine CEO 2016-06-??
Denmark calc Jonas Gundersen COO 2020-01-01 [17]
Slovakia Leonie Sabína Šipošová Team Manager 2020-09-01
Sweden eMIL Emil Sandgren Coach 2020-09-11 [5]
Belgium Ex6TenZ Kévin Droolans Assistant Coach 2021-07-13 [14]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
France menegh Thibaut Brognard Analyst 2021-03-12 [12] 2021-06-03 [13]
Sweden Bird Erik Sjösten Coach 2020-04-08 [1] 2020-06-25 [3]
Sweden Casey Al-kaisy CMO 2019-02-15 2020-06-01

Results[edit]

Date Placement Tier Type Tournament Results Prize
2021-04-08 A3A43rd - 4th A2A-Tier Online VCT 2021: Europe Stage 2 Challengers 1 1 : 2 Guild EsportsGuild Esports $5,950
2021-03-19 A5A65th - 6th A2A-Tier Online VCT 2021: Europe Stage 1 Masters 0 : 2 AcendAcend $10,000
2021-02-20 A1A41st - 4th A3B-Tier Online VCT 2021: Europe Stage 1 Challengers 2 2 : 0 G2 EsportsG2 Esports $10,609
2021-02-06 A1A41st - 4th A3B-Tier Online VCT 2021: Europe Stage 1 Challengers 1 2 : 1 G2 EsportsG2 Esports $5,269
2021-01-30 A3A43rd - 4th A3B-Tier Online Red Bull Home Ground 1 : 3 G2 EsportsG2 Esports $3,426
2020-10-11 A11st A3B-Tier Online GLX Elite: EU 2 : 0 ProdigyProdigy $2,500
2020-09-12 A44th A2A-Tier Online BLAST Twitch Invitational 0 : 2 Team LiquidTeam Liquid $5,923
2020-08-29 A3A43rd - 4th A3B-Tier Online LVL Clash 2 1 : 2 BonkBonk $1,786
2020-07-18 A3A43rd - 4th A2A-Tier Online WePlay! Invitational 1 : 2 fish123fish123 $5,000
2020-05-16 A11st A3B-Tier Online Elite Esports - Rivalry Bowl Europe 2 : 1 FABRIKENFABRIKEN $1,000
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament
DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. Team
2021-10-2118:30 UTC A5QualifierRed Bull Home Ground #2 - QualifierRed Bull Home Ground #2 - Qualifier2 : 1LDN UTDLDN UTD LDNU
2021-10-2018:30 UTC A5QualifierRed Bull Home Ground #2 - QualifierRed Bull Home Ground #2 - Qualifier2 : 0Fire Flux EsportsFire Flux Esports FF
2021-10-2017:00 UTC A5QualifierRed Bull Home Ground #2 - QualifierRed Bull Home Ground #2 - Qualifier1 : 0BonsoirBonsoir BSR
2021-07-2413:00 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed Qualifier1 : 2Team VitalityTeam Vitality Vitality
2021-07-2319:20 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed Qualifier2 : 0Vexed GamingVexed Gaming VXD
2021-07-2316:00 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed Qualifier2 : 1MTP EsportMTP Esport MTP
2021-07-2220:00 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 2 - Closed Qualifier1 : 2Team HereticsTeam Heretics TH
2021-07-0119:15 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Closed QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Closed Qualifier0 : 2Team FinestTeam Finest Finest
2021-06-3019:25 UTC A5QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Closed QualifierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 3 Challengers 1 - Closed Qualifier1 : 2AllianceAlliance [A]
2021-04-1619:00 UTC A2A-TierVCT 2021: Europe Stage 2 Challengers 2VCT 2021: Europe Stage 2 Challengers 21 : 2Team BDSTeam BDS BDS
Complete list of matches in any tournament

Gallery[edit]

Logos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2020-04-08). "PALADINS TEAM RETURNS IN VALORANT". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  2. 2.0 2.1 DiGeDoG (2020-06-16). "I'm just gonna clear it up. I won't be playing for @NiPGaming I lost that opportunity due to Corona.".
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 "VALORANT ROSTER UPDATE". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-06-25.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "VALORANT ROSTER UPDATE". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-07-14.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "UPDATE ON OUR VALORANT ROSTER: EMIL SELECTED AS NEW HEAD COACH". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-09-11.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "WE SAY WELCOME TO SAYF". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2020-09-17.
  7. 7.0 7.1 HyP (2020-10-20). "As of today, I'm no longer under contract with NiP.".
  8. 8.0 8.1 Fearoth (2020-10-20). "As I am not part of NiP anymore, I am now a free agent and looking for a new home.".
  9. 9.0 9.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2020-10-28). "As our exciting @PlayVALORANT journey continues, we say welcome to Egor “@chiwawaVAL" Stepanyuk - our latest addition to the roster.".
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2020-12-17). "New player, contract renewals and the hunt for a perfect fifth player.".
  11. 11.0 11.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2020-12-22). "A LITTLE BIT OF BELGIAN CHOCOLATE WILL DO THE TRICK".
  12. 12.0 12.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2021-03-12). "Welcome @menegh_gg as our @ValorantEsports analyst!".
  13. 13.0 13.1 menegh (2021-06-03). "I decided to leave NIP".
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2021-07-12). "NIP.@ec1s_".
  15. 15.0 15.1 Ninjas in Pyjamas (2021-08-23). "Today, we say farewell to @creativ_b. The man’s stuck with us through an incredibly tough year of online-only matches, and we wish him the brightest of futures in @PlayValorant.".
  16. Joe Strong Edwards (2020-06-15). "they've quietly slipped this in, but it will be melonhead standing in for NiP".
  17. Graham Ashton (2020-01-02). "Ninjas in Pyjamas Appoints New COO, Establishes Stockholm Headquarters". The Esports Observer.