Renegades take down NiP to reach semifinals at StarSeries i-League S7
The Australian squad has defeated the Swedes from Ninjas in Pyjamas and progressed to the semifinals of StarSeries i-League S7 Finals. In their next game, they are set to play against the winner of ENCE Esports vs. Natus Vincere match-up.
Renegades have entered the Top 4 at
StarSeries i-League S7
The first map was Mirage, Renegades’ pick. The Australians showed solid defence and prevailed in the first half 10-5. After the sides had been switched, each team won 6 rounds. That meant the victory for RNG, who bested their rivals 16-11. Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad was the MVP on Mirage: 27-16 K-D, 1.58 HLTV KDR, 99.2 ADR.
After a short break, it was followed by Dust II, which was chosen by NiP. It the end, Ninjas in Pyjamas had a weak performance on the second map as they took only 5 rounds as the CTs and failed to win anything as the Ts, 16-5. Once again, jkaem was the highest rated player on the server, averaging a 1.76 KDR.
Ninjas in Pyjamas have secured the 5-8th place at StarSeries i-League S7 and taken the cash prize of $15,000. Meanwhile, Renegades are going forward to the next phase of the competition. In the semifinals, RNG will be up against the winner of the last quarterfinal, ENCE Esports vs. Natus Vincere.