NiP secure IEM Sydney invite
NiP have been invited to compete at IEM Sydney, ESL has announced.
The Swedish giants become the sixth team confirmed for the event, joining the previously invited trio of Renegades, FaZe and MIBR, plus BIG and Swole Patrol, the winners of the European and North American qualifiers.
This will be NiP's first-ever trip to Sydney for an IEM competition. Last year, the Swedish team tried to qualify for the event but were defeated by Virtus.pro in the quarter-finals of the European closed qualifier.
IEM Sydney will run from April 30 through May 5, with the playoffs due to be held at the Qudos Bank Arena. There are now just five invites left as the remaining spots in this 16-team competition will be filled through Asian and Oceania qualifiers.
The team list for the Australian event currently looks as follows:
One of the most legendary rosters in #CSGO will finally meet the best crowd in esports. @NiPGaming are coming to Australia for their first taste of #IEM Sydney!— Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) February 27, 2019
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