Helsinki – February 5th – The Helsinki REDS participated this weekend in Assembly Winter 2017 tournament and finished second behind Ninjas in Pyjamas.

The REDS almost pulled off a huge surprise in the final, as they led the game 2-1 after the first three maps. NiP came in to the tournament as strong favorites, but REDS put up a fight that electrified the crowd at the Helsinki Fair Center. In the last two maps NiP’s experience played a big role and they picked up a 3-2 win.

On their way to the final the REDS beat Ence eSports 3-0. Assembly Winter 2017 was the REDS’ first LAN tournament and the young team gained valuable experience in competing in LAN tournaments.