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Astralis

For the Finnish 1.6 team, see astralis (Finnish team).
[e][h]Astralis
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Founders:
Denmark Nikolaj Nyholm
Denmark Jakob L. Kristensen
CEO:
Denmark Nikolaj Nyholm
Denmark Anders Hørsholt
Manager:
Team Captain:
Coaches:
Total Winnings:
$8,323,134
Links
History
Founded:
: 2016-01-18
: 2016-01-18
Upcoming Matches
Astralis 1:1 Vitality
October 23, 2020 - 18:00 UTC
Astralis vs MIBR
November 2, 2020 - 15:30 UTC
Upcoming Tournaments
DreamHack Open Fall 2020
ONGOING!
Oct 15 - 25
BLAST Premier: Fall 2020 Regular Season
2020-10-26 00:00:00 UTC
Oct 26 - Nov 04
Intel Extreme Masters XV - Beijing Online: Europe
2020-11-06 00:00:00 UTC
Nov 06 - 22
DreamHack Masters Winter 2020: Europe
2020-11-30 00:00:00 UTC
Nov 30 - Dec 06
ESL Pro League Season 13
2021-03-10 00:00:00 UTC
Mar 10 - Apr 18
ESL Pro League Season 14
2021-09-01 00:00:00 UTC
Sep 01 - Oct 10


Astralis is a Danish organization partially owned by players of the former Danish Team SoloMid/Questionmark lineup. The rights to the Astralis name were obtained from the original founders of the Finnish Counter-Strike team. [1]

History[edit]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai Hvilshøj Reedtz 2016-01-18 [1][7][8]
Denmark dupreeh Peter Rothmann Rasmussen 2016-01-18 [1]
Denmark Xyp9x Andreas Højsleth 2016-01-18 [1][13][18]
Denmark gla1ve Lukas Egholm Rossander 2016-10-24 [6][12][17]
Denmark Magisk In-Game Leader Emil Hoffmann Reif 2018-02-07 [10]
Denmark Bubzkji Lucas Andersen 2020-07-31 [16]
Denmark zonic (Coach) Danny Sørensen 2016-01-18 [1]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Denmark es3tag Patrick Hansen 2020-07-01 [15] 2020-10-25 [19][20] Cloud9
Denmark JUGi Jakob Rask Hansen 2020-05-11 [11] 2020-07-31 [16]
Inactivity
Denmark Kjaerbye Markus Kjærbye 2016-05-19 [4] 2018-02-02 [9] North
Denmark karrigan In-Game Leader Finn Andersen 2016-01-18 [1] 2016-10-19 [5] FaZe Clan
Denmark cajunb René Borg 2016-01-18 [1] 2016-05-19 [4] Team Dignitas
Denmark wantz (Backup) Bo Vestergaard 2016-03-08 [2] 2016-05-09 [3] The Imperial
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Denmark Snappi  
Marco Pfeiffer
Denmark Xyp9x Andreas Højsleth DreamHack Masters DreamHack Masters Spring 2020: Europe [14]
BLAST PremierBLAST Premier: Spring 2020 European Showdown [14]
Norway RUBINO  
Ruben Villarroel Brødreskift
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai Hvilshøj Reedtz Esports Championship Series ECS Season 4 Finals [21]
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 6 Finals [21]
Sweden dennis  
Dennis Edman
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai Hvilshøj Reedtz BLAST Pro Series BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 2017 [7]
Denmark Pimp   Jacob Winneche
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai Hvilshøj Reedtz Esports Championship Series ECS Season 4 Europe (Week 7) [7]
Denmark zonic  
Danny Sørensen
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai Hvilshøj Reedtz Intel Extreme Masters IEM Oakland 2017 (vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas) [22]
ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 5 (vs. Virtus.pro) [23]
Denmark NoTaN1dgl   Anton Pedersen
Denmark karrigan Finn Andersen ESL Pro League ESL Pro League Season 4 (Week 9) [24]
Denmark zonic  
Danny Sørensen
Denmark dupreeh Peter Rothmann Rasmussen ESL One ESL One Cologne 2016 (Group Decider & Playoffs) [25]
Denmark gla1ve  
Lukas Egholm Rossander
Denmark Kjaerbye Markus Kjærbye ESL One ESL One Cologne 2016 [26]
Denmark zonic  
Danny Sørensen
Denmark karrigan Finn Andersen ELEAGUE ELEAGUE Season 1 (vs. NRG Esports & Counter Logic Gaming) [27]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
Name Position Join Date
Denmark Nikolaj Nyholm Founder/Co-CEO 2019-08-??
Denmark Anders Hørsholt Co-CEO/President 2019-10-??
Denmark Jakob Lund Kristensen Founder/CCO 2019-08-??
Denmark Jakob Hansen CFO 2019-10-??
Denmark Kasper Hvidt Director of Sports 2019-07-??
Denmark Steen Laursen VP of Comms & Brands 2019-08-??

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Denmark realition Frederik Byskov CEO 2016-01-18 [1] 2018-03-12 [28] RFRSH
Denmark Jakob Lund Kristensen Founder 2016-01-18 [1] 2016-12-21 [29] RFRSH
Costa Rica Moha Bensofia VP Partnerships 201?-??-?? 201?-??-??

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Articles[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "Team Questionmark becomes Astralis". Astralis. 2016-01-18. Archived from the original on 2020-01-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 do_0h (2016-03-09). "wantz joins Astralis as backup player". GreatFrag.
  3. 3.0 3.1 stich (2016-05-09). "FeTiSh returns in The Imperial". HLTV.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Striker (2016-05-19). "Astralis replace cajunb with Kjaerbye". HLTV.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Professeur (2016-10-19). "karrigan joins FaZe". HLTV.
  6. 6.0 6.1 MIRAA (2016-10-24). "gla1ve joins Astralis". HLTV.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Professeur (2017-11-22). "device on medical leave, dennis and Pimp to stand in". HLTV.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Astralis (2018-01-11). "He’s back.".
  9. 9.0 9.1 MIRAA (2018-02-02). "Kjaerbye confirms North move". HLTV.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Astralis sign Magisk". Astralis. 2018-02-07.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Astralis sign Jakob "JUGi" Hansen". Astralis. 2020-05-11.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Astralis: JUGi will debut - gla1ve on medical leave". Astralis. 2020-05-19.
  13. 13.0 13.1 "Andreas “Xyp9x” Højsleth on leave". Astralis. 2020-05-28.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Astralis (2020-06-09). "Thanks for your help @SnappiCSGO".
  15. 15.0 15.1 "It's official: es3tag in the house". Astralis. 2020-07-01.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 "Roster change: Lucas "Bubzkji" Andersen replaces Jakob “JUGi” Hansen". Astralis. 2020-07-31.
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Gla1ve Returns, Ready For Tournaments". Astralis. 2020-09-03.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Magisk (2020-10-05). "@Xyp9x are back in practice and I love it".
  19. 19.0 19.1 "Historic transfer: Astralis to sell 'es3tag' to Cloud9". Astralis. 2020-10-15.
  20. 20.0 20.1 HenryG (2020-10-15). "The Colossus plucks the brightest star from the Danish night sky to complete a line-up with true astronomical power".
  21. 21.0 21.1 Professeur (2017-11-30). "Astralis to use RUBINO for ESL Pro League Finals". HLTV.
  22. Zvonimir "Professeur" Burazin (2017-11-14). "zonic to step in for Astralis in first IEM Oakland game". HLTV.
  23. Sam Nordmark (2017-03-08). "Device sits out ESL Pro League matches due to medical issue". Dot Esports.
  24. Striker (2016-10-11). "Astralis bench karrigan". HLTV.
  25. BenjaCS (2016-07-06). "dupreeh to miss rest of major". HLTV.
  26. Striker (2016-05-26). "Astralis to use gla1ve at major". HLTV.
  27. MIRAA (2016-06-06). "zonic steps in for Astralis in ELEAGUE". HLTV.
  28. "RFRSH Entertainment and BLAST expands: Opens London Office". RFRSH. 2017-03-12.
  29. Sander (2016-12-21). "JLK has surrendered joint control of Astralis" (in Denmark Danish). Dust2.dk.
  30. "Congratulations to the winner of the Esports Team of the Year are @astralisgg". Esports Awards. 2018-11-12.
  31. "We’re the @esportsawards “Esports Team of the Year”! What an honor. Thank you to all who voted, all our fans and sponsors.". Astralis. 2018-11-12.
  32. "Astralis Nuke Stats on LAN". HLTV.
  33. Luís "MIRAA" Mira (2019-06-03). "Liquid claim No.1 world ranking spot with Dallas victory". HLTV.