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Furia Esports, NiP advance to semis at ESL Pro League

Field Level Media
10 Apr 2021, 07:19 GMT+10

Furia Esports and Ninjas in Pyjamas each recorded victories on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the ESL Pro League Season 13 playoffs.

Furia Esports swept Astralis, courtesy of a 16-10 victory on Vertigo and 16-2 win on Train. Furia Esports will meet Heroic on Saturday.

Andrei "arT" Piovezan had 44 kills and fellow Brazilian Vinicius "VINI" Figueiredo notched a team-best plus-23 kills-to-death differential for Furia Esports.

Astralis was led by Denmark's Emil "Magisk" Reif and Nicolai "device" Reedtz, who both had 30 kills. Magisk also had a team-best minus-5 kills-to-death differential.

Ninjas in Pyjamas had a tougher time of it on Friday before posting a 2-1 victory over Complexity Gaming.

Complexity Gaming notched a 19-17 overtime win on Mirage before Ninjas in Pyjamas responded with a 16-14 victory on Overpass and 16-9 triumph on Inferno.

Hampus "hampus" Power had 72 kills and fellow Swede Tim "nawwk" Jonasson recorded a plus-20 kills-to-death differential for Ninjas in Pyjamas, who will face Gambit Esports on Saturday.

Denmark's Kristian "k0nfig" Wienecke secured 66 kills and Australian Justin "jks" Savage had a team-best minus-1 kills-to-death differential for Complexity Gaming.

The champion of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event will receive $175,000 of the $750,000 prize pool, plus 1,300 Pro Tour points and a berth in the $1 million BLAST Premier 2021 Global Final, scheduled for December.

Saturday's quarterfinals:

Heroic vs. FURIA Esports

Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Gambit Esports

ESL Pro League Season 13 final standings, prize pool:

1st -- TBD, $175,000

2nd -- TBD, $60,000

3rd-4th -- TBD, TBD, $30,000

5th-6th -- Astralis, Complexity Gaming, $15,000

7th-8th -- G2 Esports, Virtus.pro, $27,500

9th-12th -- Team Liquid $30,000; FunPlus Phoenix, Natus Vincere, ENCE, $25,000

13th-16th -- OG, Team Vitality, MIBR, Endpoint, $17,000

17th-20th -- FaZe Clan, Cloud9, $15,000; Renegades, Fnatic, $10,000

21st-24th -- BIG, mousesports, Evil Geniuses, $8,000; Team One, $3,000

--Field Level Media

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