NiP to DH final with a 2-0 win vs mouz

NiP has clinched a spot in the grand final of DreamHack Winter 2012 after a 2-0 (16-14 de_dust2_se, 16-5 de_nuke_ve) win over mouz which saw them trail 0-9 to begin the series, only to go 32-10 after.

After a successful knife round to bein their semi-final on the easier terrorist side of de_dust2_se against NiP, mousesports were able to go on a run to score an early lead in the game.

The British-Norwegian mixture of players competing under the flag of mouz kept winning round after another, as NiP were simply getting outaimed all over the map early on in the game.

Watching live in the tournament area, even Emil "HeatoN" Christensen was getting worried as his ninjas fell down 0-9, but a close two-on-one win with Richard "Xizt" Landstrom put them onboard.

Next couple of rounds saw Adam "friberg" Friberg all of a sudden seemingly build a wall in the middle of the map, with Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg, whose by now rare KinzuV1 died prior to match start, chiming in with some kills as well.


f0rest was a beast despite his mouse issues

With mousesports' Sam "RattlesnK" Gawn getting louder and louder, and that is in the negative way as he was mostly complaining at his teammates, Lindberg clutched NiP their fifth round before the Swedes completed their six round run at 6-9.

mouz once again managed to win the pistol round in the second half, but NiP's second round buy brought them within seconds of a win thanks to Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund's kills.

Lasse "stingeR" Midtstue was clearly unhappy with Gawn's feedback, as he, to put it nicely, asked Gawn to "shut up and play", right after his one-on-two win, which would be followed by a run of three rounds from the Swedes.

Still up 11-9, mouz's Preben "prb" Gammelsæter managed to win a one-on-three after plant using the oversized smoke grenade to his advantage. NiP seized control on the next round though, forcing mouz to save twice to even the game at 12.

mousesports finally struck back by winning the next round, but NiP instantly replied with an easy round, yet again forcing mouz to save. They weren't done yet though, as NiP ran out of time on round 28, tying the game at 14 each.


stingeR made RattlesnK quiet down and won some important clutch rounds for mouz

The undefeated Swedes prevailed once again though, as they won the final too rounds without much trouble, completing their comeback from a 0-9 deficit largely thanks to the topfragging Lindberg.

Second map de_nuke_ve started with Lindberg's one shot with a Desert Eagle on to Gawn outside, as him and Alesund combined for five kills to win NiP the pistol round.

Next four rounds went to NiP as well, as their upper hit ran over mouz on round four and they had no issues against the saving mouz squad in any of their three anti-eco rounds.

The challengers finally got onboard on round six, but NiP broke their money right after and went on a run of four rounds that saw James "Mx" Smale lose a one-on-one against Alesund.

A pair of AWP kills by Gawn allowed mouz to win the eleventh round, but NiP countered mouz's defense by rushing the upper site and getting the bomb planted before mousesports's defense could even settle in the site.


NiP and VeryGames return to  the podium at DreamHack Winter

The ninjas went on to win all four remaining rounds of the half as well, with Alesund, who led everyone in scoring with 19 frags, clutching his team a one-on-two in the second to last round for a 13-2 lead.

Midstue won a one-on-one clutch on the terrorist pistol round for mouz, and NiP failed to capitalize on their second round force buy, allowing mousesports to cut their deficit to 13-5.

On fourth round mouz turned a three-on-five into a two-on-two, but Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson's two M4A4 frags gave NiP their fourteenth round. Next round started with mouz up four-on-three, but it still wasn't enough, as NiP clinched game point.

The series came to an abrupt yet long waited end, as Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg was peeked almost simultaneously by three mouz members under ladder, and he scored three kills to make it 16-5 and 2-0 overall.

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 NiP K - D +/- ADR Rating 1.0
Sweden Christopher 'GeT_RiGhT' AlesundGeT_RiGhT 50 - 30 +20 - 1.43
Sweden Patrik 'f0rest' Lindbergf0rest 50 - 33 +17 - 1.30
Sweden Richard 'Xizt' LandströmXizt 33 - 29 +4 - 1.02
Sweden Robin 'Fifflaren' JohanssonFifflaren 32 - 24 +8 - 1.01
Sweden Adam 'friberg' Fribergfriberg 34 - 36 -2 - 0.86

 mousesports K - D +/- ADR Rating 1.0
Norway Preben 'prb' Gammelsæterprb 35 - 40 -5 - 0.90
Norway Lasse 'stingeR' MidtstuestingeR 27 - 36 -9 - 0.85
United Kingdom Sam 'RattlesnK' GawnRattlesnK 32 - 39 -7 - 0.84
United Kingdom Pete 'pt' Wrightpt 29 - 41 -12 - 0.75
United Kingdom James 'Mx' SmaleMx 28 - 43 -15 - 0.63
 

DreamHack Winter 2012 final standings:

1. Sweden NiP / France VeryGames - 150,000 SEK (~$22,600)
2. Sweden NiP / France VeryGames - 80,000 SEK (~$12,000)
3-4. Sweden Lemondogs - 35,000 SEK (~$5,300)
3-4. United Kingdom mousesports - 35,000 SEK (~$5,300)
5-8. Brazil ProGaming.TD
5-8. United States Team Dynamic
5-8. Denmark Copenhagen Wolves
5-8. Sweden Absolute Legends

No third place decider will take place at DreamHack Winter 2012, but the grand final, yet again between NiP and VeryGames, will begin at 16:00 in the tournament area before it will move to Dreamarena Extreme for the final two maps.

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#1
Sweden Salcc 
ninjas ftw!
2012-11-24 15:06
Not again pfffft
2012-11-24 15:05
#3
Brazil Feck 
Déjà vu
2012-11-24 15:06
so boring
2012-11-24 15:06
ez
2012-11-24 15:06
#6
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Georgia Fatal Fighter 
ahaha f0rest what r u doing ahaha f0rest stahp
2012-11-24 15:06
mouz not that stronk was ez for Nip
2012-11-24 15:07
d2 wasn't, just a good nip comeback from 0-9 to 16-14.
2012-11-24 15:09
i think they didn't take that serious at first, after 0-9 Nip was just too strong
2012-11-24 15:10
this is dreamhack dude, who enter on the arena and didnt take that serious ???????????
2012-11-24 15:15
thats true ofc but Nip sleeped till 0-9, after that they woke up and raped mouz
2012-11-24 15:18
they werent sleeping they were just getting beat matey! ;D
2012-11-24 15:26
they've already played a 16-14 match vs mouz in this tourney. do you really think nip has come this far in cs by being unprofessional and dumb? sure, they slept through almost an entire half in maybe the biggest match of the year.
2012-11-24 15:27
yes,it'd be disputable to say that nip didn't take mouz seriously in their first encounter,but in the semi-final I didn't think that nip was cocky enough to play in a so called "NOT SERIOUS" manner,especially after they barely eked out a win over mouz in the group stage.
2012-11-24 15:43
indeed, they might have had a bit of an autopilot mentality coming into the gs match, but they obviously took the whole semi-final seriously.
2012-11-24 15:50
#89
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Norway duffz00r 
It's a semi final "Let's dont take it seriously" yeah ! :p
2012-11-24 16:13
omg what a surprize !!! not
2012-11-24 15:07
GL NIP
2012-11-24 15:07
nothing to do vs nip
2012-11-24 15:08
another VG vs NiP final.
2012-11-24 15:08
32-19 not 10
2012-11-24 15:08
Nix0n meant after the 0-9 scoreline
2012-11-24 15:13
Ah I see what hes saying
2012-11-24 15:15
not you again
2012-11-24 15:57
Very good game by NiP @ nuke GT amazing play @ nuke.
2012-11-24 15:08
This is actually getting boring
2012-11-24 15:09
gg mouz
2012-11-24 15:09
,,the final 2 maps" yeah, right
2012-11-24 15:11
Better make DH just for nip and vg, and other DH for all others
2012-11-24 15:11
#20
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Georgia Fatal Fighter 
dejavus, dejavus everywhere
2012-11-24 15:11
mouz not so strong on nuke. If they practice they will rape NiP next meeting
2012-11-24 15:11
Worth mentioning is that dust2 is NiPs weakest map. So I don't think so tbh.
2012-11-24 15:15
nuke is also traditionally rattlesnk's teams' worst map.
2012-11-24 15:34
what also worth mentioning is,if my memory serves,forest was elected "the BEST player on nuke" in 2010.
2012-11-24 15:49
watch rattlesnake interview
2012-11-24 15:59
#93
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India h8or 
thegatewaypundit.com/wp-content/uploads/.. mouz not so strong on nuke. If they practice a lot they might defeat NiP in one of the next meetings. *FIXED
2012-11-24 17:30
Pretty stupid to have the grand final , 1 map in one place then 1 in the other......
2012-11-24 15:12
thats because the arena is used for more games than cs:go. where is your brain?
2012-11-24 15:59
#23
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Norway duffz00r 
Zinde mous :) Well played! GG
2012-11-24 15:12
#24
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Australia JNUPS 
sad
2012-11-24 15:12
4vs5, fifflaren gets most of his kills against ecos. I personally haven't seen him killing more than 1 enemy with weapon. IHMO other teams should start abusing the fifflaren factor, he's by far the weakest NiP player.
2012-11-24 15:13
f0rest-DA-K1NG
2012-11-24 15:13
f0rest and GeT_RiGhT are just too stronk. When other teams will get a bit better and put the pressure onto NiP fifflaren will have to step up his game. I think he lost all his 1on1 and clutch rounds this matchup and his fragging is absolutely below par what is needed. 1 kill in first 10 rounds on D2, 8 kills in 24 rounds when f0rest was already at 25ish. On nuke he did alright but it is easier to roll on the waves when your enemies economy is crippled then when you're playing a tight map like d2.
2012-11-24 15:13
not surprised that nip crushed them on nuke. seems like they just needed to wake up after that strong start from mouz. f0rest mvp
2012-11-24 15:13
f0rest MVP
2012-11-24 15:13
#31
Poland tfg 
By: Nix0n looks so sweet :D Hello nixon!
2012-11-24 15:14
#33
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Norway duffz00r 
Loud rattleznake lol, "SHUT UP AND PLAY" gj rattle, that's how you get teamwork up at the next level, not.
2012-11-24 15:16
NiP 2 strong. Nice try from mouz though i think in the future they can beat them but they looked crushed after the loss on dust2
2012-11-24 15:14
Sounds extremely unproffesional to scream at your teammates midgame, that can really ruin the mood/game for you. If your unhappy with moves they do ingame you take it afterwards unless it's something you HAVE to change in the midst of it, and even then you dont yell it out like a dick.
2012-11-24 15:15
#41
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Norway duffz00r 
+1
2012-11-24 15:16
He did it at CGS, he's a passionate guy when it comes to executing his strats from the strat book :P
2012-11-24 15:17
He is a retard if he rages at his teammates... Only rage at urelf ! Like I do =D
2012-11-24 15:30
if team mates don't follow simple instructions from a strat book, then im sure he is allowed to rage at them as igl.
2012-11-24 15:32
i see , thats why they got more rounds when his mouth was shut up
2012-11-24 15:58
#90
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Norway duffz00r 
Yeah and that makes them feel or get any better? Nice strat i'd say...
2012-11-24 16:17
True. But u have normal criticising and raging ;)
2012-11-24 16:54
#50
Germany Dok1 
It has always been like that and I guess it will always be like that. And stingeR knows that.
2012-11-24 15:25
Well, i remember this was exactly the case with Team EG back in 2010/2011. Lurppis and gfn just spits out all their frustration in-game. Maybe not shouting and yelling, but looking at their POV chats, a lot of similar things can be deduced.
2012-11-26 06:34
"Next couple of rounds saw Adam "friberg" Friberg all of a sudden seemingly build a wall in the middle of the map, with Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg, whose by now rare KinzuV1 died prior to match start, chiming in with some kills as well." What mouse did he use then? He should use it more often, he destroyed.
2012-11-24 15:15
fuuuuuu again NiP vs VG ...
2012-11-24 15:16
and again
2012-11-24 15:17
f0rest mvp mouz sick too
2012-11-24 15:17
the fact that they won on d2 is just suprising to me, they are shit on d2. hopefully we get to see mirage, train, nuke in the final.
2012-11-24 15:20
Yeah, they are not good at d2. And GeT_RiGhT did also have computer problems that game, and that wasn't a benefit for NiP precisely. xD
2012-11-24 15:25
#48
Sweden izta 
nip stronk mouz wronk
2012-11-24 15:22
#53
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Norway duffz00r 
No, it's Mouz stronk Nip stronker.
2012-11-24 15:26
#65
Sweden izta 
But mouz is not stronk at all, they are only wronk.
2012-11-24 15:34
nip WIN 16x9 and 16x12
2012-11-24 15:26
#55
Germany Dok1 
That RattlesnK rage doesen't come surprising, everyone who followed the css scene knows that he is likely to react like that when things go wrong ;) Still he's a beast.
2012-11-24 15:27
this probably disturb the team Oo
2012-11-24 15:29
#60
Germany Dok1 
they should be used to it by now ;) (besides prb maybe)
2012-11-24 15:30
#76
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Norway duffz00r 
yeah, and he hasn't control over it yet, impressed.
2012-11-24 15:47
Will there be any KD statistics?
2012-11-24 15:27
We want K/D statistics!!!! =DD ty
2012-11-24 15:35
nice one rattlesnk, thats definitly what will your team boost, shouting and yelling at them in the middle of the match. *thumbs up*
2012-11-24 15:28
Every player in that team knows how rattlesnk reacts, if they didn't want to play with it/him then they wouldn't
2012-11-24 15:35
they should take a timeout when they started loosing hard and solve the problem instead of shouting at each other. Hope they wont disband.
2012-11-24 15:30
n1 ace by stinger + 1v3 highlight for sure..:D gg mouz, atleast they're in the good way to become better and better. Loved their tactics and how they played (Rattlesnk,pete) in the groupstages + against CPH on playoffs. Sad that d2 went unfortunate for them in the end.. gl in next tournaments!
2012-11-24 15:33
F0REST BEAST SO FAR
2012-11-24 15:33
rattle reminds me shaguar sick awp and that screams..
2012-11-24 15:34
Lets just hope Rpk plays extremly bad and Smithz emtremly good.
2012-11-24 15:34
#75
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Norway duffz00r 
lol indd
2012-11-24 15:45
if thats the case i will most likely win dreamteam :D if not i will be 3rd probably
2012-11-24 15:53
#82
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Norway duffz00r 
D: cool bro
2012-11-24 15:57
6th place because smitzz was terrible in final
2012-11-24 18:55
F0REST MVP THE BEST IN PLAYOFSS AND SEMI
2012-11-24 15:35
Expecting the final to be a bit boring... Hope VG are gonna man up and atleast take a map!
2012-11-24 15:38
#74
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Thailand hahahoha 
pls kick rattlesnk. his shouting + his awp almost rendered useless against good flashes n smokes in the game
2012-11-24 15:44
#88
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Norway duffz00r 
rattlesnk, like to think hes Godlike :p
2012-11-24 16:12
gogo VG
2012-11-24 15:50
#81
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Brazil vicTHOR 
klin n izi
2012-11-24 15:55
could anyone explain me how are these ridiculous ratings made? 3 deaths different (the only thing gtr was better was in a map they destryoed mouz) and yet +13 of rating lol Fifflaren with +8 and only 1.01 is understandable since all he did was in the same map as gtr and yet gtr gets that huge rating? lol ratting doesnt really say anything, u should come up with a better algorythm or it is just there to deceive ppl..
2012-11-24 16:04
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Guatemala spike148 
it's just there to give an idea of how they played, for example i think if a player gets like 1 frag every round and another guy gets 3 every 3rd round he'll have a higher rating it's based on stuff like kills, rounds staying alive and how many kills per rounds full explanation: hltv.org/?pageid=242&eventid=0&gameid=2
2012-11-24 16:57
cool prizes
2012-11-24 18:24
NIP KD1.43....OMD
2012-11-25 07:37
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