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BLAST

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[e][h]BLAST
Company Information
Industry:
Media Company
Events
Founded:
2016-10-08 [1]
Headquarters:
Denmark Copenhagen
Key People:
Erik Balck Sørensen
Jimmy Fussing Nielsen
Johan Harald Gedda
René Efraim Rechtman
Robert Marc Douek
Simon Schmincke
Employees:
57 [2]
Links

Overview[edit]

BLAST is a Denmark-based esports media production company. The company was under the name RFRSH until summer 2019. [3] BLAST formerly represented and ran the strategic and commercial operations for Astralis and several other teams, but now solely focuses on BLAST events.

Events[edit]

BLAST Premier[edit]

EventDatePrize Pool 1st 2nd
Global Final 20212021-12-14 to 2021-12-19$1,000,000 TBD TBD
Fall Finals2021-11-23 to 2021-11-28$425,000 TBD TBD
Fall Showdown2021-10-12 to 2021-10-17$162,500 TBD TBD
Fall Groups2021-08-26 to 2021-09-05$150,000 TBD TBD
Spring Finals2021-06-15 to 2021-06-20$425,000 TBD TBD
Spring Showdown2021-04-13 to 2021-04-18$162,500 TBD TBD
Spring Series2021-02-04 to 2021-02-14$150,000 TBD TBD
Global Final 20202021-01-19 to 2021-01-24$1,000,000 TBD TBD
Fall 2020 Finals2020-12-08 to 2020-12-13$425,000 Team Vitality Astralis
Fall 2020 Showdown2020-11-24 to 2020-11-29$150,000 mouz FURIA
Fall 2020 Regular Season2020-10-26 to 2020-11-04$150,000 OG G2 Vitality
Spring 2020 Finals2020-06-16 to 2020-06-21$750,000Cancelled
Spring 2020 American Finals2020-06-16 to 2020-06-21$250,000 Evil Geniuses MIBR
Spring 2020 European Finals2020-06-15 to 2020-06-21$500,000 Complexity Gaming Team Vitality
Spring 2020 European Showdown2020-06-01 to 2020-06-15$182,500 ENCE Vitality
Spring 2020 Showdown2020-06-02 to 2020-06-07$325,000Cancelled
Spring 2020 American Showdown2020-06-01 to 2020-06-07$142,500 MIBR FURIA
Spring 2020 Regular Season2020-01-31 to 2020-02-16$300,000 FaZe G2 NAVI

BLAST Pro Series[edit]

EventDatePrize Pool 1st 2nd
Global Final 20192019-12-12 to 2019-12-14$500,000 Astralis Team Liquid
Copenhagen 20192019-11-01 to 2019-11-02$250,000 FaZe Clan Ninjas in Pyjamas
Moscow 20192019-09-13 to 2019-09-14$250,000 AVANGAR forZe
Los Angeles 20192019-07-13 to 2019-07-14$250,000 Team Liquid FaZe Clan
Madrid 20192019-05-10 to 2019-05-11$250,000 ENCE Astralis
Miami 20192019-04-12 to 2019-04-13$250,000 FaZe Clan Team Liquid
São Paulo 20192019-03-22 to 2019-03-23$250,000 Astralis Team Liquid
Lisbon 20182018-12-14 to 2018-12-15$250,000 Astralis Natus Vincere
Copenhagen 20182018-11-02 to 2018-11-03$250,000 Natus Vincere Ninjas in Pyjamas
Istanbul 20182018-09-28 to 2018-09-29$250,000 Astralis MIBR
Copenhagen 20172017-11-25$250,000 SK Gaming Astralis

Former Teams[edit]

Team Departure Date Reference
2019-07-31
Link
2018-11-16
Link
2018-06-14
Link
2017-04-18
Link

Awards[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]