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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 Nikolaj Nyholm
Denmark Jakob L. Kristensen
CEO:
Denmark Anders Hørsholt
Managers:
In-Game Leader:
Coaches:
Total Winnings:
$9,002,883.75
Links
History
Founded:
: 2016-01-18
: 2016-01-18
Upcoming Matches

No Upcoming Matches

Upcoming Tournaments
Intel Extreme Masters XVI - Cologne
2021-07-06 00:00:00 UTC
Jul 06 - 18
ESL Pro League Season 14
2021-08-16 00:00:00 UTC
Aug 16 - Sep 12
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 2021
2021-09-16 00:00:00 UTC
Sep 16 - 26


Astralis is a Danish organization 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]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
ID Name Join Date
Denmark dupreeh Peter Rasmussen 2016-01-18 [1]
Denmark Xyp9x Andreas Højsleth 2016-01-18 [1][11][16]
Denmark gla1ve In-Game Leader Lukas Rossander 2016-10-24 [4][10][15]
Denmark Magisk Emil Reif 2018-02-07 [8]
Denmark Bubzkji Lucas Andersen 2020-07-31 [14]
Denmark zonic (Coach) Danny Sørensen 2016-01-18 [1]

Former[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Join Date Leave Date New Team
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai Reedtz 2016-01-18 [1][5][6] 2021-04-23 [20] Ninjas in Pyjamas
Denmark es3tag Patrick Hansen 2020-07-01 [13] 2020-10-25 [17][18] Cloud9
Denmark JUGi Jakob Hansen 2020-05-11 [9] 2020-07-31 [14]
Inactivity
Denmark Kjaerbye Markus Kjærbye 2016-05-19 [2] 2018-02-02 [7] North
Denmark karrigan In-Game Leader Finn Andersen 2016-01-18 [1] 2016-10-19 [3] FaZe Clan
Denmark cajunb René Borg 2016-01-18 [1] 2016-05-19 [2] Team Dignitas
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 [12]
BLAST PremierBLAST Premier: Spring 2020 European Showdown [12]
Norway RUBINO  
Ruben Villarroel
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai 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 Reedtz BLAST Pro Series BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 2017 [5]
Denmark Pimp   Jacob Winneche
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai Reedtz Esports Championship Series ECS Season 4 Europe (Week 7) [5]
Denmark zonic  
Danny Sørensen
Denmark dev1ce Nicolai 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 Rasmussen ESL One ESL One Cologne 2016 (Group Decider & Playoffs) [25]
Denmark gla1ve  
Lukas 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
ID Name Position Join Date
Denmark Anders Hørsholt CEO/President 2019-10-01 [28]
Denmark nikolaj Nikolaj Nyholm Chairman 2020-03-??
Denmark Jakob Lund Kristensen Founder/CCO 2019-08-??
Denmark Jakob Hansen CFO 2019-10-??
Denmark Kasper Hvidt Kasper Hvidt Director of Sports 2019-07-??
Denmark Steen Laursen Director of Communications 2019-08-??
Denmark VNG Dennis Vang Assistant Coach 2020-11-12 [19]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Denmark nikolaj Nikolaj Nyholm Founder/Co-Chief Executive Officer 2019-08-?? 2020-03-?? Astralis (Chairman)
Denmark realition Frederik Byskov Chief Executive Officer 2016-01-18 [1] 2018-03-12 [29] RFRSH
Denmark Jakob Lund Kristensen Founder 2016-01-18 [1] 2016-12-21 [30] RFRSH
Costa Rica Moha Bensofia Vice President of Partnerships 201?-??-?? 201?-??-??

Results[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Features[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 2.2 Striker (2016-05-19). "Astralis replace cajunb with Kjaerbye". HLTV.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Professeur (2016-10-19). "karrigan joins FaZe". HLTV.
  4. 4.0 4.1 MIRAA (2016-10-24). "gla1ve joins Astralis". HLTV.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Professeur (2017-11-22). "device on medical leave, dennis and Pimp to stand in". HLTV.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Astralis (2018-01-11). "He’s back".
  7. 7.0 7.1 MIRAA (2018-02-02). "Kjaerbye confirms North move". HLTV.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Astralis sign Magisk". Astralis. 2018-02-07.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Astralis sign Jakob "JUGi" Hansen". Astralis. 2020-05-11.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Astralis: JUGi will debut - gla1ve on medical leave". Astralis. 2020-05-19.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Andreas “Xyp9x” Højsleth on leave". Astralis. 2020-05-28.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Astralis (2020-06-09). "Thanks for your help @SnappiCSGO".
  13. 13.0 13.1 "It's official: es3tag in the house". Astralis. 2020-07-01.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 "Roster change: Lucas "Bubzkji" Andersen replaces Jakob “JUGi” Hansen". Astralis. 2020-07-31.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Gla1ve Returns, Ready For Tournaments". Astralis. 2020-09-03.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Magisk (2020-10-05). "@Xyp9x are back in practice and I love it".
  17. 17.0 17.1 "Historic transfer: Astralis to sell 'es3tag' to Cloud9". Astralis. 2020-10-15.
  18. 18.0 18.1 HenryG (2020-10-15). "The Colossus plucks the brightest star from the Danish night sky to complete a line-up with true astronomical power".
  19. 19.0 19.1 "Astralis Launches New Talent Development Initiative". Astralis. 2020-11-12.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "Astralis: Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz In Transfer To NiP". Astralis. 2021-04-23.
  21. 21.0 21.1 Professeur (2017-11-30). "Astralis to use RUBINO for ESL Pro League Finals". HLTV.
  22. Professeur (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. "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.
  29. "RFRSH Entertainment and BLAST expands: Opens London Office". RFRSH. 2017-03-12.
  30. Sander (2016-12-21). "JLK has surrendered joint control of Astralis" (in Denmark Danish). Dust2.dk.
  31. "Congratulations to the winner of the Esports Team of the Year are @astralisgg". Esports Awards. 2018-11-12.
  32. "We’re the @esportsawards “Esports Team of the Year”!". Astralis. 2018-11-12.
  33. "Astralis' Nuke Streak". HLTV.
  34. MIRAA (2019-06-03). "Liquid claim No.1 world ranking spot with Dallas victory". HLTV.