device secures first MVP with NIP at IEM Fall Europe
The Dane has won more MVPs than any other player, with the one from the RMR tournament being the 19th of his career.
Nicolai "device" Reedtz in prime form propelled NIP to their first notable trophy since IEM Oakland 2017 and in turn earned himself the highest individual accolade — the MVP award by HLTV & Bitskins.
The 26-year-old stood out in a number of statistical categories at IEM Fall Europe, ranking top 5 in terms of Rating, Kills Per Round, Opening Kills Per Round, AWP Kills Per Round, Deaths Per Round, and more. device's main competitors for the title of the Most Valuable Player were Vitality's Mathieu "ZywOo" Herbaut, and ENCE's Paweł "dycha" Dycha and Lotan "Spinx" Giladi.
By winning the 19th MVP of his career, his first one since the start of the year and moving to NIP, device has extended solidified his position as the player with most MVPs won. By winning five in 2021 and reaching 16 in total, Aleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev has closed in on the Dane's record, but the gap has again been increased after IEM Fall.
2021 MVPs by HLTV.org:
BLAST Premier Global Final - s1mple
cs_summit 7 - Jame
IEM Katowice - sh1ro
ESL Pro League 13 - Ax1Le
FunSpark ULTI Europe Final - FaNg
DreamHack Masters Spring - s1mple
Flashpoint 3 - frozen
EPIC League CIS - Hobbit
IEM Summer - Ax1Le
BLAST Premier Spring Final - Hobbit
StarLadder CIS RMR - s1mple
IEM Cologne - s1mple
ESL Pro League Season 14 - s1mple
IEM Fall CIS - sh1ro
IEM Fall Europe - device