niko joined OG for DreamHack Masters Spring 2021 qualifiers
Danish player Nikolaj "niko" Christensen, who was recently moved to Heroic's reserve, will play as part of OG at the DreamHack Masters Spring 2021 closed qualifiers. The European organization announced this on its Twitter.
Playing vs. @Nordavindgg in just one hour for the @DreamHackCSGO Masters Spring 2021 Closed Qualifier.— OG CS:GO (@OGcsgo) March 6, 2021
Thanks to @heroicgg for letting @OfficialnikoCS do the interim this week-end!#DreamOG pic.twitter.com/bR2pWrBjQu
Christensen will fill in the gap left after Nathan "NBK-" Schmitt was benched on February 26 following long discussions within the OG CS:GO team. OG is seeing the 22-year-old as a permanent member of their team and have already begun transfer discussions with Heroic, according to HLTV.org.
European closed qualifiers for DreamHack Masters Spring 2021 takes place March 6-7. OG clashes against Nordavind in their first game of the Double Elimination bracket, and if successful, will face the winner Movistar Riders against Complexity pair for the slot in the main event.
OG lineup for DreamHack Masters Spring 2021 qualifiers:
Aleksi "Aleksib" Virolainen
Issa "ISSA" Murad
Valdemar "valde" Bjørn Vangså
Mateusz "mantuu" Wilczewski
Nikolaj "niko" Kristensen