NiP invited to StarSeries i-League S5
Ninjas in Pyjamas are the latest team to secure an invitation to compete at StarSeries i-League Season 5, the event's organisers have revealed.
Currently ranked eighth in the world, NIP are due to attend the upcoming ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals, in Dallas, from May 15-20. At their most recent LAN event, DreamHack Masters Marseille, the team finished in 5th-8th place after losing to fnatic in the quarter-finals.
The StarSeries i-League Season 5 will include five more invites, to be announced in the future, as well as two teams coming out of the Asian qualifier, which is currently underway. The Ukrainian event will run from May 28 to June 3, with $300,000 on offer.
With NIP's invitation, the team list for the event now looks as follows:
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