About 3 months ago, Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi announced problems with arm and took a pause in professional CS: GO. Mikail "Maikelele" Bill took his place in Ninjas in Pyjamas to assist the team in joining and winning of several LAN-events. It is still unknown where Maikelele will continue his career.
The first event for Maikelele in NiP roster was Starladder StarSeries Season 2, where the team took the main prize. NiP became the only team to win a tournament with a replacement.
For the past 3 months, NiP with Maikelele in the roster has achieved the following: 3-4 place in ESL Pro League Season 4, 7-8 place in EPICENTER: Moscow. Yesterday, NiP won the decisive match against G2 eSports and joined the ELEAGUE Season 2 play-off where they fight for $1,100,000 prize pool.
A week ago, Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi wrote in Twitter that he did not need the surgery on his arm. The rumours that he was ready to return to NiP appeared. The first match for Jacob will be played in IEM: Oakland where NiP will compete for a part of prize pool of $300,000. The tournament is held on November 19-20, Oakland, USA.
Ninjas in Pyjamas current roster:
Adam "friberg" Friberg
Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg
Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund
Richard "Xizt" Landström
Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi