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BLAST

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[e][h]BLAST
Company Information
Focus:
Media Company
Events
Founded:
2016-10-08 [1]
Location:
Headquarters:
Copenhagen, Denmark Denmark
Employees:
57 [2]
Key People:
Denmark Erik Balck Sørensen
Denmark Jimmy Fussing Nielsen
Denmark Johan Harald Gedda
Denmark René Efraim Rechtman
Denmark Robert Marc Douek
Denmark Simon Schmincke
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
BLAST Premier: World Final 20232023-12-12 to 2023-12-17$1,000,000To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Fall Final 20232023-11-22 to 2023-11-26$425,000To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Fall European Showdown 20232023-10-04 to 2023-10-08$67,500To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Fall American Showdown 20232023-10-04 to 2023-10-08$67,500To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 20232023-07-13 to 2023-07-23$177,498To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Spring Final 20232023-06-07 to 2023-06-11$450,000To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Spring American Showdown 20232023-04-12 to 2023-04-16$67,500To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Spring European Showdown 20232023-04-12 to 2023-04-16$67,500To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 20232023-01-19 to 2023-01-29$177,498To Be Determined TBDTo Be Determined TBD
BLAST Premier: World Final 20222022-12-14 to 2022-12-18$1,000,000G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 EsportsTeam LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
BLAST Premier: Fall Finals 20222022-11-23 to 2022-11-27$425,000HeroicHeroic HeroicFaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe Clan
BLAST Premier: Fall European Showdown 20222022-10-19 to 2022-10-23$67,500HeroicHeroic HeroicAstralis Astralis
BLAST Premier: Fall American Showdown 20222022-10-19 to 2022-10-23$67,500FluxoFluxo FluxoMIBRMIBR MIBR
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 20222022-08-19 to 2022-08-28$177,498Natus VincereNatus Vincere NAVIOG OGTeam LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 20222022-06-15 to 2022-06-19$425,000Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus VincereTeam Vitality Team Vitality
BLAST Premier: Spring European Showdown 20222022-04-27 to 2022-05-01$67,500ENCE ENCEAstralis Astralis
BLAST Premier: Spring American Showdown 20222022-04-27 to 2022-05-01$67,500paiN GamingpaiN Gaming paiN GamingFURIA Esports FURIA Esports
BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 20222022-01-28 to 2022-02-06$177,498FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZeOG OGTeam Vitality Vitality
BLAST Premier: World Final 20212021-12-14 to 2021-12-19$1,000,000Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus VincereGambit Esports Gambit Esports
BLAST Premier: Fall Finals 20212021-11-24 to 2021-11-28$425,000Natus VincereNatus Vincere Natus VincereTeam Vitality Team Vitality
BLAST Premier: Fall Showdown 20212021-10-12 to 2021-10-17$162,500HeroicHeroic HeroicTeam LiquidTeam Liquid Liquid
BLAST Premier: Fall Groups 20212021-09-16 to 2021-09-26$150,000Natus VincereNatus Vincere NAVINinjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas NIPTeam Vitality Vitality
BLAST Premier: Spring Finals 20212021-06-15 to 2021-06-20$425,000Gambit Esports Gambit EsportsNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
BLAST Premier: Spring Showdown 20212021-04-13 to 2021-04-18$162,500G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2Gambit Esports Gambit
BLAST Premier: Spring Groups 20212021-02-04 to 2021-02-14$150,000BIGBIG BIGComplexity GamingComplexity Gaming COLNatus Vincere NAVI
BLAST Premier: Global Final 20202021-01-19 to 2021-01-24$1,000,000Natus Vincere Natus VincereAstralis Astralis
BLAST Premier: Fall 20202020-12-08 to 2020-12-13$425,000Team Vitality Team VitalityAstralis Astralis
BLAST Premier: Fall 2020 Showdown2020-11-24 to 2020-11-29$150,000FURIA Esports FURIAmousesports mouz
BLAST Premier: Fall 2020 Regular Season2020-10-26 to 2020-11-04$150,000G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2OG OGTeam Vitality Vitality
BLAST Premier: Spring 20202020-06-16 to 2020-06-21$750,000Cancelled
BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 American Finals2020-06-16 to 2020-06-21$250,000Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil GeniusesMIBRMIBR MIBR
BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 European Finals2020-06-15 to 2020-06-21$500,000Complexity GamingComplexity Gaming Complexity GamingTeam Vitality Team Vitality
BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 European Showdown2020-06-01 to 2020-06-15$182,500ENCE ENCETeam Vitality Vitality
BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 Showdown2020-06-02 to 2020-06-07$325,000Cancelled
BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 American Showdown2020-06-01 to 2020-06-07$142,500FURIA Esports FURIAMIBRMIBR MIBR
BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 Regular Season2020-01-31 to 2020-02-16$300,000FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZeG2 EsportsG2 Esports G2Natus Vincere NAVI

BLAST Pro Series[edit]

EventDatePrize Pool 1st 2nd
BLAST Pro Series: Global Final 20192019-12-12 to 2019-12-14$500,000Astralis AstralisTeam LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 20192019-11-01 to 2019-11-02$250,000FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe ClanNinjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas
BLAST Pro Series: Moscow 20192019-09-13 to 2019-09-14$250,000AVANGAR AVANGARforZe forZe
BLAST Pro Series: Los Angeles 20192019-07-13 to 2019-07-14$250,000Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team LiquidMIBRMIBR MIBR
BLAST Pro Series: Madrid 20192019-05-10 to 2019-05-11$250,000ENCE ENCEAstralis Astralis
BLAST Pro Series: Miami 20192019-04-12 to 2019-04-13$250,000FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe ClanTeam LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
BLAST Pro Series: São Paulo 20192019-03-22 to 2019-03-23$250,000Astralis AstralisENCE ENCE
BLAST Pro Series: Lisbon 20182018-12-14 to 2018-12-15$250,000Astralis AstralisFaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe Clan
BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 20182018-11-02 to 2018-11-03$250,000Natus Vincere Natus VincereCloud9 Cloud9
BLAST Pro Series: Istanbul 20182018-09-28 to 2018-09-29$250,000Astralis AstralisNinjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas
BLAST Pro Series: Copenhagen 20172017-11-25$250,000SK GamingSK Gaming SK GamingAstralis Astralis

Former Teams[edit]

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

Awards[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]