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Astralis

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For the Finnish CS team, see astralis (Finnish team).
[e][h]Astralis
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Founders:
Denmark Frederik Byskov
Denmark Jakob L. Kristensen
Denmark Nikolaj Nyholm
CEO:
Denmark Nikolaj Nyholm
Manager:
Denmark Villads Kieffer-Rasch
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$9,891,884
Links
History
Created:
: 2016-01-18
Global Offensive: 2016-01-18
Upcoming Tournaments
ESL/Pro_League/Season_19 ESL Pro League Season 19
2024-04-23 00:00:00 UTC
Apr 23 - May 12
BLAST/Premier/2024/Spring BLAST Premier: Spring Final 2024
2024-06-12 00:00:00 UTC
Jun 12 - 16
BLAST/Premier/2024/Fall/Groups BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2024
2024-07-26 00:00:00 UTC
Jul 26 - Aug 04
ESL/Pro_League/Season_20 ESL Pro League Season 20
2024-09-03 00:00:00 UTC
Sep 03 - 22


Astralis is a Danish esports organization founded in January 2016. It is partially owned by players of the former Danish Team SoloMid/Team 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]

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
ID Name Position Join Date
Denmark nikolaj Nikolaj Nyholm CEO 2024-01-09 [68]
Denmark Jakob Lund Kristensen Co-Founder, CRO 2019-08-??
Denmark Jakob Hansen CFO 2019-10-??
Denmark p1vi Kasper Straube Sports Director 2023-07-07 [69]
Denmark Anders Hørsholt Strategic Advisor 2024-01-09 [68]
Denmark peekweit Villads Kieffer-Rasch Team Manager 2022-??-??
Denmark Jan Ø. Jørgensen Jan Østergaard Jørgensen Head of Performance 2023-07-05 [70]
Denmark B. S. Christiansen Bjarne Slot Christiansen Mental Coach 2022-12-28 [71]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Denmark R0nic Mathias Pinholt Assistant Coach 2023-06-22 [45] 2024-01-23 [52] Astralis Astralis (Interim Coach)
Denmark Anders Hørsholt CEO, President 2019-10-01 [72] 2024-01-09 [68] Astralis Astralis (Strategic Advisor)
Denmark nikolaj Nikolaj Nyholm Co-Founder, Chairman 2020-03-?? 2024-01-09 [68] Astralis Astralis (CEO)
Denmark Jan Ø. Jørgensen Jan Østergaard Jørgensen Performance Coach 2022-12-28 [71] 2023-07-05 [70] Astralis Astralis (Head of Performance)
Denmark Kasper Hvidt Kasper Hvidt Director of Sports 2017-08-01 [73] 2023-06-21 [44]
Denmark HUNDEN Nicolai Petersen Head Analyst 2023-01-05 [39] 2023-06-21 [44] Sashi Esport Sashi Esport (Coach)
Denmark LOMME Frederik Nielsen Analyst 2021-11-22 [27] 2022-12-20 [37]
Denmark ave Alexander Holdt Assistant Coach 2022-03-04 [32] 2022-05-02 [33]
Denmark VNG Dennis Vang Assistant Coach 2020-11-12 [20] 2022-01-03 [29]
Denmark ROBL Lars Robl Sports Psychologist, Performance Coach 2018-02-?? 2021-12-31 [74] Team Vitality Team Vitality (Sports Psychologist)
Denmark nikolaj Nikolaj Nyholm Co-Founder, Co-CEO 2019-08-?? 2020-03-?? Astralis Astralis (Chairman)
Denmark realition Frederik Byskov Co-Founder, Co-CEO 2016-01-18 [1] 2018-03-12 [75] RFRSH RFRSH (Co-Owner)
Denmark Jakob Lund Kristensen Co-Founder, Chairman 2016-01-18 [1] 2016-12-21 [76] RFRSH RFRSH (Co-Owner)

Results[edit]

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Features[edit]

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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 2.2 Striker (2016-05-19). "Astralis replace cajunb with Kjaerbye". HLTV.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Astralis (2016-10-11). "@karriganCSGO has been benched by our coach @CSzonic".
  4. 4.0 4.1 Professeur (2016-10-19). "karrigan joins FaZe". HLTV.
  5. 5.0 5.1 MIRAA (2016-10-24). "gla1ve joins Astralis". HLTV.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Professeur (2017-11-22). "device on medical leave, dennis and Pimp to stand in". HLTV.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Astralis (2018-01-11). "He’s back".
  8. 8.0 8.1 MIRAA (2018-02-02). "Kjaerbye confirms North move". HLTV.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Astralis sign Magisk". Astralis. 2018-02-07.
  10. Professeur (2018-04-23). "zonic extends contract with Astralis". HLTV.
  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 "It's official: es3tag in the house". Astralis. 2020-07-01.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 "Roster change: Lucas "Bubzkji" Andersen replaces Jakob “JUGi” Hansen". Astralis. 2020-07-31.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "Gla1ve Returns, Ready For Tournaments". Astralis. 2020-09-03.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Magisk (2020-10-05). "@Xyp9x are back in practice and I love it".
  18. 18.0 18.1 "Historic transfer: Astralis to sell 'es3tag' to Cloud9". Astralis. 2020-10-15.
  19. 19.0 19.1 HenryG (2020-10-15). "The Colossus plucks the brightest star from the Danish night sky to complete a line-up with true astronomical power".
  20. 20.0 20.1 "Astralis Launches New Talent Development Initiative". Astralis. 2020-11-12.
  21. 21.0 21.1 "Astralis: Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz In Transfer To NiP". Astralis. 2021-04-23.
  22. 22.0 22.1 "NIP dev1ce". Ninjas in Pyjamas. 2021-04-23.
  23. "Astralis Extends With In-Game Leader gla1ve". Astralis. 2021-07-23.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Striker (2021-07-26). "Astralis reestablish extended roster with Lucky signing". HLTV.
  25. "4 more years for the Clutch Minister". Astralis. 2021-10-18.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 26.3 26.4 26.5 26.6 "Astralis signs k0nfig, blameF and adds ave as new Head Coach". Astralis. 2021-11-04.
  27. 27.0 27.1 "Astralis Signs Analyst ‘LOMME’ to Counter-Strike Team". Astralis. 2021-11-22.
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.3 Astralis (2021-12-29). "Today, we bid farewell to three Astralis legends".
  29. 29.0 29.1 "Martin "trace" Heldt new Coach for CS Talent". Astralis. 2022-01-03.
  30. 30.0 30.1 "Astralis and Bubzkji Agree To Terminate Contract". Astralis. 2022-01-31.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 "Astralis sign “farlig”". Astralis. 2022-02-22.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 "Astralis prepares Major Qualification: Promotes talent coach". Astralis. 2022-03-04.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 33.3 "trace Stays As Coach For Main Team, MOODII Joins As New Coach For Astralis Talent". Astralis. 2022-05-02.
  34. 34.0 34.1 "Astralis and Kristian "k0nfig" terminate contract". Astralis. 2022-10-10.
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 "Changes in the CS:GO organization – more to come". Astralis. 2022-10-12.
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 "He’s coming home: Return of dev1ce". Astralis. 2022-10-27.
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 37.3 "Peter "casle" Ardenskjold appointed as Main Team Coach". Astralis. 2022-12-20.
  38. 38.0 38.1 "Astralis sign Buzz – 2023 roster ready". Astralis. 2022-12-20.
  39. 39.0 39.1 "Strengthens the analysis work: Astralis sign Nicolai "HUNDEN" Petersen". Astralis. 2023-01-05.
  40. 40.0 40.1 trace (2023-01-21). "Free agent".
  41. 41.0 41.1 "Welcome Back Farlig". Copenhagen Flames. 2023-03-13.
  42. 42.0 42.1 Astralis (2023-04-17). "Team update".
  43. 43.0 43.1 "Altekz and Xyp9x to switch roles in the upcoming matches". Astralis. 2023-04-18.
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 "After more than 6 years: Astralis and Kasper Hvidt go their separate ways". Astralis. 2023-06-21.
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 45.3 45.4 45.5 45.6 "Astralis brings in Staehr and b0RUP – gla1ve and Xyp9x benched". Astralis. 2023-06-22.
  46. "Astralis Counter-Strike extends with the team captain". Astralis. 2023-09-21.
  47. "Astralis and dev1ce reaffirm the joint commitment and extend contract". Astralis. 2023-10-13.
  48. 48.0 48.1 "Thank you, Lukas!". Astralis. 2023-11-22.
  49. 49.0 49.1 49.2 49.3 49.4 "Astralis sign Danish star players "jabbi" and "stavn"". Astralis. 2023-11-24.
  50. 50.0 50.1 "Farewell to Peter "casle" Ardenskjold". Astralis. 2023-12-20.
  51. 51.0 51.1 b0RUP (2023-11-24). "With that being said i've been allowed to search for a new opportunity where i can grow as a person and as a player".
  52. 52.0 52.1 52.2 "Astralis sign "ruggah" as new head coach". Astralis. 2024-01-23.
  53. 53.0 53.1 "Astralis benches In-game Leader". Astralis. 2024-02-28.
  54. 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.3 "Astralis brings in “ruggah”". Astralis. 2024-02-28.
  55. 55.0 55.1 "The homecoming of “br0”, dev1ce takes over as IGL". Astralis. 2024-02-29.
  56. 56.0 56.1 "Thank you, Xyp9x". Astralis. 2024-03-11.
  57. 57.0 57.1 "Astralis promotes “kristou” for Elisa Masters". Astralis. 2022-11-08.
  58. Astralis (2022-10-10). "Since MistR will be helping out on the main team for the BLAST Showdown".
  59. Astralis (2022-09-20). "As Kristian @k0nfig Wienecke has unfortunately suffered a complicated ankle fracture, our official reserve, Mikkel MistR Thomsen, will be included in the main roster".
  60. 60.0 60.1 Astralis (2020-06-09). "Thanks for your help @SnappiCSGO".
  61. 61.0 61.1 Professeur (2017-11-30). "Astralis to use RUBINO for ESL Pro League Finals". HLTV.
  62. Professeur (2017-11-14). "zonic to step in for Astralis in first IEM Oakland game". HLTV.
  63. Sam Nordmark (2017-03-08). "Device sits out ESL Pro League matches due to medical issue". Dot Esports.
  64. Striker (2016-10-11). "Astralis bench karrigan". HLTV.
  65. BenjaCS (2016-07-06). "dupreeh to miss rest of major". HLTV.
  66. Striker (2016-05-26). "Astralis to use gla1ve at major". HLTV.
  67. MIRAA (2016-06-06). "zonic steps in for Astralis in ELEAGUE". HLTV.
  68. 68.0 68.1 68.2 68.3 "Changes in Astralis Leadership". Astralis. 2024-01-09.
  69. "New Sports Director takes office immediately". Astralis. 2023-07-07.
  70. 70.0 70.1 "Jan Ø Jørgensen new Head of Performance". Astralis. 2023-07-05.
  71. 71.0 71.1 "Astralis: Roster and performance organization in place". Astralis. 2022-12-28.
  72. "We are happy to announce the newest addition to our team, Anders Hørsholt, as our co-CEO next to the Founder and present CEO Nikolaj Nyholm". Astralis. 2019-09-12.
  73. "Kasper Hvidt". Astralis.
  74. Lars Robl (2021-12-30). "New challenges in esport".
  75. "RFRSH Entertainment and BLAST expands: Opens London Office". RFRSH. 2017-03-12.
  76. Sander (2016-12-21). "JLK has surrendered joint control of Astralis" (in Denmark Danish). Dust2.dk.
  77. Esports Awards (2018-11-12). "Congratulations to the winner of the Esports Team of the Year are @astralisgg".
  78. Astralis (2018-11-12). "We’re the @esportsawards “Esports Team of the Year”!".
  79. "Astralis' Nuke Streak". HLTV.
  80. MIRAA (2019-06-03). "Liquid claim No.1 world ranking spot with Dallas victory". HLTV.