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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
World Final 20222022-12-14 to 2022-12-18$1,000,000 TBD TBD
Fall Finals2022-11-22 to 2022-11-27$425,000 TBD TBD
Fall Showdown2022-10-19 to 2022-10-23$135,000 TBD TBD
Fall Groups2022-08-19 to 2022-08-28$177,500 TBD TBD TBD
Spring Finals2022-06-14 to 2022-06-19$425,000 TBD TBD
Spring Showdown2022-04-20 to 2022-04-24$135,000 TBD TBD
Spring Groups2022-01-28 to 2022-02-06$177,500 TBD TBD TBD
World Final 20212021-12-14 to 2021-12-19$1,000,000Natus Vincere Natus VincereGambit Esports Gambit Esports
Fall Finals2021-11-24 to 2021-11-28$425,000Natus Vincere Natus VincereTeam Vitality Team Vitality
Fall Showdown2021-10-12 to 2021-10-17$162,500Heroic HeroicTeam Liquid Liquid
Fall Groups2021-09-16 to 2021-09-26$150,000Natus Vincere NAVITeam Vitality VitalityNinjas in Pyjamas NIP
Spring Finals2021-06-15 to 2021-06-20$425,000Gambit Esports Gambit EsportsNatus Vincere Natus Vincere
Spring Showdown2021-04-13 to 2021-04-18$162,500G2 Esports G2Gambit Esports Gambit
Spring Groups2021-02-04 to 2021-02-14$150,000BIG BIGNatus Vincere NAVIComplexity Gaming COL
Global Final 20202021-01-19 to 2021-01-24$1,000,000Natus Vincere Natus VincereAstralis Astralis
Fall 2020 Finals2020-12-08 to 2020-12-13$425,000Team Vitality Team VitalityAstralis Astralis
Fall 2020 Showdown2020-11-24 to 2020-11-29$150,000mousesports mouzFURIA Esports FURIA
Fall 2020 Regular Season2020-10-26 to 2020-11-04$150,000OG OGG2 Esports G2Team Vitality Vitality
Spring 2020 Finals2020-06-16 to 2020-06-21$750,000Cancelled
Spring 2020 American Finals2020-06-16 to 2020-06-21$250,000Evil Geniuses Evil GeniusesMIBR MIBR
Spring 2020 European Finals2020-06-15 to 2020-06-21$500,000Complexity Gaming Complexity GamingTeam Vitality Team Vitality
Spring 2020 European Showdown2020-06-01 to 2020-06-15$182,500ENCE ENCETeam Vitality Vitality
Spring 2020 Showdown2020-06-02 to 2020-06-07$325,000Cancelled
Spring 2020 American Showdown2020-06-01 to 2020-06-07$142,500MIBR MIBRFURIA Esports FURIA
Spring 2020 Regular Season2020-01-31 to 2020-02-16$300,000FaZe Clan FaZeG2 Esports G2Natus Vincere NAVI

BLAST Pro Series[edit]

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

Former Teams[edit]

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

Awards[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]