eXtatus, GODSENT, PRIDE round up Europe Minor team list

The Swiss closed qualifier came to an end with the last three teams, eXtatus, GODSENT, and PRIDE rounding up the team list at the Europe Minor, taking place from November 2-5.

In the last round of the Swiss closed qualifier, Binary Dragons took on GODSENT on Mirage. The first half saw the Swedes grab 13 rounds, leaving little room for error for the Balkan squad, who tried to fight back on the offense but inevitably fell to the favorites at 9-16.

eXtatus and Heroic battled on Inferno, where the Danes were off to a good start as Terrorists, leading 7-1, but Richard "queztone" Strnátko & co. ended up securing the last seven for an 8-7 half. A forceful offense from eXtatus then completed the 16-10 upset, locking their spot at the Minor.

MINISE's PRIDE upset NiP to lock a spot at the Minor

NiP were up against the ropes versus PRIDE on Cache, as the Poles went 12-3 on their Terrorist side. The Swedish side fought back, reaching a 13-14 scoreline, but Jacek "MINISE" Jeziak's squad finished them off with two rounds in a row, as NiP failed to make it to the Minor for the second time in a row.

With the last three teams rounding up the team list, here are the eight teams who will travel to Bucharest at the beginning of November:

Europe OpTic  Turkey Space Soldiers
Bulgaria ex-Outlaws  France Envy
Poland AGO Sweden GODSENT
Slovakia eXtatus Poland PRIDE
Slovakia Richard 'queztone' Strnátko
Richard 'queztone' Strnátko
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
659
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.15
Poland Jacek 'MINISE' Jeziak
Jacek 'MINISE' Jeziak
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.02
Maps played:
1398
KPR:
0.71
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.12
lol heaton according to my contacts, youre out of major again
2017-10-16 01:15
#7
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Brazil MachoMachoMan 
NiP after 2014 XDD
2017-10-16 01:15
#25
ele | 
Europe ctronic 
PRIDE, AGO TOP10HLTV INC
2017-10-16 01:16
you wish
2017-10-16 01:22
#76
ele | 
Europe ctronic 
fan of SEAL
2017-10-16 01:23
fan of AGO
2017-10-16 01:23
#107
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Poland kafaro_o 
tbh atm seal is the worst team wich one doesnt any achive in their history...
2017-10-16 01:53
translate pls ?
2017-10-16 02:05
#131
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Poland sylwo108 
Ok, Seal is Shit
2017-10-16 07:34
mad coz bad ?
2017-10-16 11:56
LOOL NO NIP NO KINGUIN NO LDLC NO HEROIC NO HR
2017-10-16 12:46
#167
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Poland sylwo108 
Kinguin now is so bad and its sad..
2017-10-16 13:52
#124
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Germany skraby 
Virtus.Pro? never heard of them... Did you mean AGO?
2017-10-16 06:40
#10
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Spain Hola) 
LUL
2017-10-16 01:15
#21
ele | 
Europe ctronic 
EZ
2017-10-16 01:15
#31
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Netherlands TsunamiCow 
gg nip
2017-10-16 01:16
#57
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Denmark Xipingu 
Typical BOTS IN PYJAMAS, GOODNIGHT NOOBS
2017-10-16 01:19
haha br still mad because other people are saying that the ex-Immortals trio acted like retards
2017-10-16 01:35
#2
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Poland Aloes 
ez PRIDE
2017-10-16 01:16
#3
rain | 
Norway Norsk 
Maybe it's time for the NIP administration to make some changes? Unacceptable that a big-name team like NiP doesn't qualify for even the minor. It should be a major team
2017-10-16 01:15
"when you’re living in the past" 87-0 best team in the world 4ever LUL
2017-10-16 01:16
always will be remembered
2017-10-16 01:18
#152
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Europe lalt 
Until FaZe destroys that record ;-)
2017-10-16 10:10
#168
rain | 
Slovakia TrYx_ 
Faze will not brak this record Cuz teams in 2013 were so baaaad Teams in 2017 10 teams for sure can beat faze
2017-10-16 13:57
at this point it seems impossible to break NIP's legendary record of 87-0 .-.
2017-10-16 20:43
Xizt,gtr and f0rest retire
2017-10-16 01:17
Bait or retard?
2017-10-16 01:22
What? They failed to qualify for the minor! How am i a retard?
2017-10-16 01:27
retard it is
2017-10-16 01:29
+1
2017-10-16 01:30
Flag checks out
2017-10-16 01:32
Forest is still amazing, can say the same for gtr and xizt
2017-10-16 07:14
#166
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CIS Bushyba 
If they are they should won against t2 teams
2017-10-16 13:05
#176
device | 
Albania donzfg 
t3*
2017-10-16 15:05
#95
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Brazil jstrr 
Literally the only one still worth a jar of dirt between those three is f0rest. If heaton cares about his beloved NiP brand, in a country with as much young CS talent as Sweden, GTR and Xizt should definitely have their deadlines coming if they don't improve
2017-10-16 01:31
I agree, thats why I asked if it was bait when he said f0rest should retire or if he is just stupid. Personally I think GTR still has it as well but obviously between them and the NiP brand there is too much pressure surrounding the majors. Either they need a miracle or a proper shuffle.
2017-10-16 02:42
#148
jks | 
Australia KFCMayn 
only xizt should leave
2017-10-16 09:07
#111
rain | 
Norway Norsk 
NiP is a joke, they have nothing to do in a major, yet a minor
2017-10-16 02:13
They are so delusional. Yes, conditions are more simple somewhere (e.g. I don't agree with invite-only China stage), but major spots are limited no matter what, main qualifier is global (you can't make a major directly from your region), and this tournament overall is for the strongest, so thorin and other whiners should stop justify losers.
2017-10-16 10:37
Expected of Thoorin, probably the biggest retard in the scene. It's no surprise he's not getting hired anymore. And what is nel even on about? First of all, Europe already have more spots than the other continents. What makes him say that the likes of Tyloo, Renegades, ViCi, even Kings wouldn't have easily beaten the likes of Extatus, Pride, ex-Outlaws etc. There is absolutely no ground to base that argument on. And it's not like this is the case only in CS GO, stuff like this happens in every single sport in the world. You can't automatically give 15/16 spots to EU teams. That just doesn't make any sense. Jeez, sometimes the stupidy of some of these so called "experts" really pisses me off.
2017-10-16 14:09
They should change logo and everybody except forest then they have a future
2017-10-16 05:55
#4
NEO | 
Poland elento 
Nice
2017-10-16 01:15
#5
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United States mGm0nster 
frozen to major, ez
2017-10-16 01:17
NIP not like this
2017-10-16 01:15
#8
DESPE | 
Turkey DespeCito 
Pride new top1
2017-10-16 01:15
#9
NEO | 
Poland Tympanon 
jaca kocham cie
2017-10-16 01:15
#11
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Russia v1p3rrr 
Nip really
2017-10-16 01:15
#12
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Slovakia Nolki 
Gl ext
2017-10-16 01:15
#13
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Czech Republic csl1337 
WE ARE NUMBER ONE EXTATUS
2017-10-16 01:15
#83
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United Kingdom inspirationN1 
''we are number one who?'' eztatus?
2017-10-16 01:25
RiP a NiP
2017-10-16 01:15
NIP AGAIN OMEGALUL NOT MAKING IT THIRD TIME IN A ROW HAHA friberg must be laughing his ass off rn, lucky he got kicked
2017-10-16 01:17
True xd
2017-10-16 01:18
#61
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Denmark Xipingu 
HAHAH TRUE :DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD Friberg be like smiling and shit "fuck ye, and I'm in the minor bitches WOO, ME NOT THE PROBLEM EZPZ WOOOOO *pulls the middle fingers*" :D
2017-10-16 01:20
i mean friberg might be happy and all, but i dont see optic being able to make it to the major anyways lmao
2017-10-16 14:58
nice i wanna see SpaceS and eXtatus in the Major!
2017-10-16 01:15
Well you wont
2017-10-16 01:23
hahaha xd you bursted his bubble
2017-10-17 03:14
#85
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United States Droidd 
I think ss and optic will make it but extatus has to step up a shit ton which seems like theyve in this quali
2017-10-16 01:26
#171
rain | 
Slovakia TrYx_ 
EXT can easily win :D But they choked 2 matches in a row yesterday
2017-10-16 14:08
space soldiers and nv will make it to the main qualifier
2017-10-16 01:15
I think nV and Optic will make it through
2017-10-16 01:35
#19
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Brazil wGabe2k 
lol
2017-10-16 01:15
#20
KRIMZ | 
Denmark slacking 
cya nip was great watching you fail once more
2017-10-16 01:15
RIP nip
2017-10-16 01:15
RIP NiP
2017-10-16 01:15
minise sexy boy straight out of wall street
2017-10-16 01:15
Not even CEVO rigging could help NiP.
2017-10-16 01:16
rip NiP
2017-10-16 01:15
#28
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Latvia Faaakk 
Think the Minor-qual results would be ALOT different if it was a LAN qualifier. :)))))
2017-10-16 01:15
Nip fan expected
2017-10-16 01:17
Yes nip would go 0-3
2017-10-16 01:29
NiP on LAN 2-16 VS Vega Squadron hltv.org/matches/2307209/nip-vs-vega-squ..
2017-10-16 01:57
yes NiP would lose 0-3 instead of 2-3 XD
2017-10-16 02:43
Yeah, it would've been 0-3 for nip
2017-10-16 07:16
why frozen is even allowed to play online quals if he is not 16 years old yet LOL
2017-10-16 01:15
#35
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United States ichibaNcs 
ELEAGUE doesn't have this kind of rule.
2017-10-16 01:16
what do u mean, VALVE major events have rule of 16 years old minimum age
2017-10-16 01:17
#55
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United States ichibaNcs 
If it was like that, don't you agree that valve and/or eleague would have disqualified eXtatus already?
2017-10-16 01:18
#78
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Slovakia SRNKO 
Extatus asked vavle to that if they can go to qual and if the will go continiu of they will got disqualification and volvo says no ... You can normally lay in major like other teams :) so ez fpr them
2017-10-16 01:24
#79
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United States ichibaNcs 
What language are you speaking? Wtf
2017-10-16 01:25
#120
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Bulgaria VIKILITEXX 
I am trying to read it aswell and have no idea xDd
2017-10-16 06:10
English please
2017-10-16 07:21
#134
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Turkey orox2 
errrm ok
2017-10-16 07:51
#174
rain | 
Slovakia TrYx_ 
"go continiu of they will got disqualification and volvo says no ... " wtf dude r a d s e j t o n a p i s p o s l o v e n s k y :D
2017-10-16 14:13
#178
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Slovakia SRNKO 
ok , i got a rekt from all :( i will kill myself :D
2017-10-16 15:56
i cri alreadied
2017-10-16 19:02
He can play on major
2017-10-16 01:16
#173
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Iceland _meehow 
omg who cares about this shits, everyone played cs before 16yo
2017-10-16 14:10
are u braindead? if there is a rule of 16 years old minimum age and eXtatus will have to use someone else instead of frozen on major then all other teams like NiP, Heroic etc care about it cuz they have to skip major
2017-10-16 18:21
#185
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Iceland _meehow 
the difference is that extatus has qualified for heroic and nip not, extatus work hard for this success
2017-10-16 19:40
#188
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Czech Republic Cookie_Boi 
Ey O boi, 16+ age restriction is only at ESL, ELEAGUE is ok with it, so frozen can play
2017-10-16 20:48
#30
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United States ichibaNcs 
lol nip so bad
2017-10-16 01:15
WOW EU such competitive region :)
2017-10-16 01:16
Lollll
2017-10-16 01:16
-SS +NiP ez profit for minor
2017-10-16 01:16
#56
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Turkey Esporevi 
lol, ss>nip.
2017-10-16 01:18
#68
woxic | 
Turkey razendd_ 
why SS?
2017-10-16 01:22
- Turkish team - EU-qualifier pick one
2017-10-16 01:23
#86
woxic | 
Turkey razendd_ 
what a ridiculous thought Turkey has land in Europe :d
2017-10-16 01:26
#121
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Greece knk74 
What about us visa ? The major is in the us If ss qualifyies they cant play
2017-10-16 06:11
Isn't this major in romania ?
2017-10-16 07:44
#136
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Turkey orox2 
Boston.. MURICAAA FUCK YEA
2017-10-16 07:54
#135
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Turkey orox2 
You had to read it one million times. They already have 10 year long visas, even they wouldn't have it they can take it from other countries Turkish embassy. You got it sirtaki
2017-10-16 07:55
#137
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Finland Spoelstra 
Actually they can. They have already Visas through USA.
2017-10-16 07:54
nvm ))
2017-10-16 07:58
Expected from someone who is a Freakazoid fan. Top kek
2017-10-16 01:34
stop bullying me :(
2017-10-16 01:36
#138
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Turkey orox2 
You are not his mom
2017-10-16 07:55
NIP SO BAD LMAO DISBAND PLS
2017-10-16 01:16
#63
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Denmark Xipingu 
+1
2017-10-16 01:21
#37
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Portugal dracø 
I hope frozen gets to play the major qualifier, kid's a god!!!!!!!!! Please eleague don't force those shity age rules
2017-10-16 01:16
#40
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Russia v1p3rrr 
GJ extatus heroic meh
2017-10-16 01:16
NIP failing to qualify for a major for the THIRD TIME IN A ROW NOW
2017-10-16 01:16
#88
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Norway Phancy11 
They can't qualify even to minor lul nip tier 3 confirmed once again
2017-10-16 01:28
just Ninjas in Pieces ;-;
2017-10-16 01:28
#139
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Turkey orox2 
Or Rest in Pijamas?
2017-10-16 07:56
Yes that works too
2017-10-16 20:44
#42
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Other VladimirLucas 
new polish tier 1 team in the making? also, frozen is amazing
2017-10-16 01:16
NIP it's pretty strange, not even that far won versus faze and fnatic and now loose versus pride and team5...
2017-10-16 01:17
#45
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Russia Nikosimus 
Hope Optic and Envy do it, deserve the most No way these fucking online cheating nonamers can do smth like this online Heroic and NiP, be strong..
2017-10-16 01:17
#46
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Australia WaxNWayne 
LOL nip out again.
2017-10-16 01:17
#65
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Denmark Xipingu 
xDDDD ezpz Friberg be pulling the middle fingers by now :D
2017-10-16 01:21
Proof that the skill gap between "top" teams and lower tier teams is getting even smaller Ofc NiP aren't that good but Heroic are a solid team, and they didn't make it either
2017-10-16 01:17
#80
czech | 
Slovakia harek 
good point
2017-10-16 01:25
#50
L.K.S | 
Turkey xAiakos 
SpaceSoldiers and OpTiC to main qualifier
2017-10-16 01:17
Not the strongest looking minor
2017-10-16 01:18
AGO and PRIDE INET TEAMS
2017-10-16 01:18
#58
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Poland Cyi0N 
#AimFromPOLAND
2017-10-16 01:19
ago pride gogo <3 <3
2017-10-16 01:20
OpTic - 1 cheater: HS Outlaws - 2 cheaters: niki1,pnhsr AGO - 2 cheaters: furlan,phr Extatus - 1 cheater: frozen Space Soldiers - 2-3 cheaters: Xantares,paz,Calyx CSGO 2017. Not suprise why PUBG > CSGO
2017-10-16 01:20
#70
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Denmark Xipingu 
Optic: 0/8 Outlaws: Is a possibility. AGO: 0/8 Extatus: Well ofc. Frozen is the new Flusha... Space Soldiers: 0/8 ...Close enough I guess?
2017-10-16 01:22
0/8
2017-10-16 01:25
according to you all good players=cheaters ? :D
2017-10-16 01:35
#122
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Greece knk74 
S1 confirmed
2017-10-16 06:12
cry is free
2017-10-16 11:15
#163
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Sweden Bangs 
Dan M pls leave
2017-10-16 12:14
HS cheating xDDD niki1 is a possibility, hes weird furlan aint cheating lol frozen dude he has lots of talent and potential, not cheating SS idk
2017-10-16 16:50
RiP NiP !!
2017-10-16 01:21
#64
oskar | 
United States gins0n 
FRIBERG WAS THE PROBLEM LUL
2017-10-16 01:21
#66
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Denmark Xipingu 
OH FRIBERG WAS THE PROBLEM EH? GET FUCKED HAHAHAH
2017-10-16 01:21
frozen in major ez win
2017-10-16 01:21
Friberg was the problem. Meanwhile frigerg solid 3-0 while NiP is out.. How can you even be soo trash?
2017-10-16 01:22
Probably 2 out of nV, Optic or SS wil get out
2017-10-16 01:23
It is so sad because all three of them deserve the spot at major qualifier more than trashes from cis and asia minor.
2017-10-16 04:48
#141
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Turkey orox2 
Yeah fuck sake what is this
2017-10-16 07:59
hopefully this will forever shut up Nip fanboys
2017-10-16 01:25
2017-10-16 01:26
0-87
2017-10-16 01:28
#90
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Brazil Lucasxp 
-lekr0 +f0rest
2017-10-16 01:28
well deserved godsent. lets go
2017-10-16 01:32
Not well deserved at all, they played like shit but im glad they passed even at the cost of bd
2017-10-16 01:40
#102
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Finland Sandetek 
Homesent>Nip
2017-10-16 01:35
Read those interviews where like north anti strats haleroic. I am 100% sure nip didnt even watch 1 demo. And i cant understand losing 15 rounds in a row, makes no sense to underestimate anyone after losing to vega last time and yet they still play weak and slow.
2017-10-16 01:37
Why would NiP watch demos? They had no idea who they will play against and no time after finding out lol, you think any team in this qual watched demos?
2017-10-16 08:01
Lets go poland
2017-10-16 01:39
"[...] as NiP failed to make it to the Minor for the second time in a row." expected
2017-10-16 02:42
why nip still didn't attend major even minor :( What can I do for you mother fucker :(
2017-10-16 02:46
Pride went 0-2 then came back 3-2 damn nice NiP wasnt expecting that lmao 4 open qual teams are going to the minor damn! and eXtatus almost went from 2-0 to 2-3
2017-10-16 03:51
How NiP????? But happy that eXtatus qualified, would be amazing to see Czecho-Slovakian team on Major.
2017-10-16 06:08
#145
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Czech Republic LIFTY! 
Relax, its only minor, otherwise its offline
2017-10-16 08:32
What do you mean relax? You know that they don't have another chance to get to the major right?
2017-10-16 13:59
#191
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Czech Republic LIFTY! 
Ofc, but there is a long way to major. Minor, MQ..
2017-10-17 09:36
nv to win and optic runner up
2017-10-16 06:17
LOL no nip, heroic, hellraisers?
2017-10-16 06:43
NiP only have themselves to blame. They got destroyed by a team that subsequently managed to pick up a grand total of 7 rounds against Optic, Pride and Godsent. Hellraisers didn't have luck on their side with 3 close losses, but if you can't even close out matches against Tier 3 opposition, then you don't deserve a place at a major. And Heroic, Moddii went missing in all the 3 matches they lost, niko was godawful in the final match against extatus. Jugi and Snappi can't carry them all the time.
2017-10-16 13:58
#126
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Turkey spaceSfanboi 
What a fucking joke
2017-10-16 06:45
#130
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Poland janfrezy 
JACA
2017-10-16 07:28
#132
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Czech Republic thek!ng 
The fuck NiP
2017-10-16 07:36
#142
Germany 1|7 
Ez nV
2017-10-16 08:00
Frozen to major POGCHAMP
2017-10-16 08:16
#146
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African Union hdlmb 
Easy for optic
2017-10-16 09:00
Lul nip lul in. Lul 2017 lul
2017-10-16 09:02
#149
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Turkey Mustafa- 
Space Soldiers tier 3
2017-10-16 09:13
beyler major qualifier hayirli olsun i.hizliresim.com/ZOYaDz.png
2017-10-16 09:28
loooooooooooool
2017-10-16 10:14
#159
L.K.S | 
Turkey xAiakos 
swiss system degil mi?
2017-10-16 11:33
yok bunda gruplu sistem. krakow elemesinde öyle olmustu
2017-10-16 12:41
ez 4 LANTARES
2017-10-16 09:31
#155
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Sweden Zaser5 
And Friberg was the problem?
2017-10-16 10:42
2 ez 4 Frozen inb4 extatus @major
2017-10-16 10:54
NIP LULULULULULULULUL
2017-10-16 11:21
#160
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Denmark beastd 
HOMESENT
2017-10-16 11:33
nip never go to major again?
2017-10-16 11:42
#177
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Slovakia S4mu3l23 
#extwin
2017-10-16 15:55
Fucking how?! Third major without NiP, this isn't even embarassing anymore, its just sad. Can the org survive this? Just the amount of revenue lost in sticker money, prize money and sponsormoney from not attending three majors must be insane. And lets be honest, its not like NiP are even close to competing for the big money in other tournaments as long as SK,FaZe and Astralis are competing
2017-10-16 16:09
#180
LUq | 
Poland dnbk1ng 
2014: NiP vs ESC (16-13) 2017: NiP vs PRiDE (13-16) gj minise you got your revenge on swedes <3
2017-10-16 16:35
+1
2017-10-16 19:39
Everyone is having a laugh over VP while NiP is gonna miss their 3rd major in a row... On the other hand, I would like to see NiP at the minor instead of extatus, pride, ago or outlaws.
2017-10-17 03:20
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