Nifty leaves Renegades, niko joins OpTic and Gambit eliminate Na’Vi in New York
Na’Vi sent home by Gambit at ESL One New York
Gambit Esports swept Natus Vincere 16-11 on Nuke and 16-14 on Inferno in the Group A Decider Match earlier today, in yet another upset at ESL One New York.
— Gambit Esports (@GambitEsports) September 28, 2018
Gambit will go on to face Team Liquid in the semifinals.
Over in Group B, NRG continued their momentum, eliminating G2 Esports 2-0 (19-16 on Cache, 16-11 on Overpass). This win comes hot on the heels of their 2-0 upset of FaZe Clan yesterday.
Nifty officially departs from Renegades
In-game leader and AWPer Noah “Nifty” Francis has officially left Renegades, the organization announced Thursday in a press release.
— Renegades (@Renegades) September 27, 2018
Nifty had been playing with the organization since April 2017, and helped them secure first place at the PGL Krakow Asia Minor.
niko officially joins OpTic
Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen has signed with OpTic Gaming and left Heroic, the latter organization announced on Twitter Friday.
— Heroic (@heroicgg) September 28, 2018
This confirms a report from HLTV.com that niko was set to join OpTic after being benched in August.
DreamHack unveils Mumbai Invitational
DreamHack will host an esports event in India, DreamHack announced Friday in a press release.
Another day, another location reveal!
We’re heading to Mumbai! 🇮🇳
December 21 – 23, 2018https://t.co/Ta2oChDNoz 👈
— DreamHack (@DreamHack) September 28, 2018
DreamHack Mumbai 2018 will take place December 21-23, hosting professional and amateur competitions in Dota 2, CS:GO and Street Fighter.
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