This article is part of our DraftKings CS:GO series.
- 8:00 a.m: ENCE (E) vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP)
- 11:30 a.m: Spirit (SPI) vs. GODSENT (GOD)
- 3:10 p.m: Cloud9 (C9) vs. Gen.G (GenG)
ENCE (1-1) vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas (0-2)
The first match of the day is the concluding match of Group D in Europe, ENCE vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas. Group D has been one of the tightest of the tournament, with ENCE taking down NaVi before being demolished by Vitality, who themselves lost to NaVi in the Group D opener. NiP on the other hand, with new member hampus, have struggled thus far in the group, falling 2-0 to Vitality in dominant fashion. If ENCE want to end the group 2-1, they will look towards Jamppi, their new star man, who has shown the potential that has many considering him the next up and coming talent. While his $12,000 salary reflects that talent, Jamppi could be well worth it, as the Finn has shown the ability to compete with the very best in the world. On the Swedish side Plopski and nawwk will have to step up as they look to avoid a bottom-of-the-group finish. hampus, the new addition, will fall in that category too, with his first performances for NiP showing a stark lack of cohesion throughout the side. The maps for this match should be the same three that have shown up the last two times these two sides met, Inferno, Overpass, and ending on Train. While all three of these maps favor team play,