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North

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[e][h]North
Team Information
Location:
Region:
Approx. Total Winnings:
$1,148,250
Links
History
Created:
: 2017-01-03
Global Offensive: 2017-01-03
Disbanded:
2021-02-05


North was a Danish esports organization and the esports affiliate of F.C. Copenhagen and Nordisk Film, founded in January 2017. It ceased operations in February 2021, citing the COVID-19 pandemic and lack of investors as reasons for the decision. [1]

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Former[edit]

Former Squad
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
Denmark kristou
(Kristoffer Aamand)
Kristoffer Aamand
Join Date: 
2020-09-04 [21][22]
Inactive Date: 
2021-02-05 [1]
Leave Date: 
2021-06-15 [10]
 
AGF EsportAGF Esport AGF Esport
Denmark cajunb
(René Borg)
René Borg
Join Date: 
2019-10-11 [27]
Inactive Date: 
2021-02-05 [1]
Leave Date: 
2021-06-05 [9]
 
AGF EsportAGF Esport AGF Esport
Sweden grux
(Denis Gutaj)
Denis Gutaj
Join Date: 
2021-01-19 [3]
Inactive Date: 
2021-02-05 [1]
Leave Date: 
2021-05-25 [8]
 
MANS NOT HOTMANS NOT HOT MANS NOT HOT
Denmark gade HYENASHYENAS
(Nicklas Gade)
Nicklas Gade
Join Date: 
2018-09-27 [35]
Inactive Date: 
2021-02-05 [1]
Leave Date: 
2021-05-01 [7]
 
HYENASHYENAS HYENAS
Sweden Lekr0
(Jonas Olofsson)
Jonas Olofsson
Join Date: 
2020-08-21 [20]
Inactive Date: 
2021-02-05 [1]
Leave Date: 
2021-03-07 [5]
 
DignitasDignitas Dignitas
Sweden Jumpy
(Jimmy Berndtsson)
Jimmy Berndtsson
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2020-02-11 [14]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2021-02-05 [1]
 
Retired
Former Players
IDNameJoin DateInactive DateLeave DateNew Team
Denmark aizyHYENASHYENAS
(Philip Aistrup)
Philip Aistrup
Join Date: 
2017-02-08 [39]
Inactive Date: 
2020-11-24 [22]
Leave Date: 
2021-04-28 [6]
 
HYENASHYENAS HYENAS
Denmark MSL 
(Mathias Lauridsen)
Mathias Lauridsen
Join Date: 
2020-01-17 [11]
Inactive Date: 
2020-11-24 [22]
Leave Date: 
2021-02-11 [4]
 
SouthSouth South
Sweden kreaz
(Rasmus Johansson)
Rasmus Johansson
Role: 
(Trial)
Join Date: 
2020-11-24 [22]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2021-01-16 [2]
 
ApeksApeks Apeks
Denmark Kjaerbye
(Markus Kjærbye)
Markus Kjærbye
Join Date: 
2018-02-02 [32]
Inactive Date: 
2020-05-15 [16]
Leave Date: 
2020-07-10 [19]
 
FaZe ClanFaZe Clan FaZe Clan
Denmark kristouAGF EsportAGF Esport
(Kristoffer Aamand)
Kristoffer Aamand
Role: 
(Loan)
Join Date: 
2020-05-15 [17]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2020-07-02 [18]
 
AGF EsportAGF Esport AGF Esport
Denmark JUGi
(Jakob Hansen)
Jakob Hansen
Join Date: 
2019-05-02 [25]
Inactive Date: 
2020-01-17 [12]
Leave Date: 
2020-04-26 [15]
 
AstralisAstralis Astralis
Denmark mithR
(Torbjørn Nyborg)
Torbjørn Nyborg
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2019-02-04 [23][23]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2020-02-11 [13]
 
RenegadesRenegades Renegades (Coach)
Denmark valde 
(Valdemar Bjørn)
Valdemar Bjørn
Join Date: 
2017-08-21 [42]
Inactive Date: 
2019-10-11 [27]
Leave Date: 
2019-12-02 [28][29]
 
OGOG OG
Denmark cadiaN 
(Casper Møller)
Casper Møller
Join Date: 
2018-09-27 [35]
Inactive Date: 
2019-05-02 [25]
Leave Date: 
2019-10-11 [26]
 
HeroicHeroic Heroic
Denmark ave
(Alexander Holdt)
Alexander Holdt
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2018-01-26 [30]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2019-02-04 [23]
 
Inactive
Denmark MSL 
(Mathias Lauridsen)
Mathias Lauridsen
Join Date: 
2017-01-03 [38]
Inactive Date: 
2018-09-27 [35]
Leave Date: 
2018-10-28 [37]
 
RogueRogue Rogue
Denmark mertz
(Daniel Mertz)
Daniel Mertz
Join Date: 
2018-01-29 [31]
Inactive Date: 
2018-07-09 [34]
Leave Date: 
2018-09-28 [36]
 
HeroicHeroic Heroic
Denmark nikoHeroicHeroic
(Nikolaj Kristensen)
Nikolaj Kristensen
Role: 
(Loan)
Join Date: 
2018-08-08 [34]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2018-09-27 [35]
 
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Denmark k0nfig
(Kristian Wienecke)
Kristian Wienecke
Role: 
(Rifler)
Join Date: 
2017-01-03 [38]
Inactive Date: 
2018-02-02 [32]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-07 [33]
 
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Denmark cajunb
(René Borg)
René Borg
Join Date: 
2017-01-03 [38]
Inactive Date: 
2018-01-29 [31]
Leave Date: 
2018-02-07 [33]
 
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Denmark ruggah
(Casper Due)
Casper Due
Role: 
(Coach)
Join Date: 
2017-01-03 [38]
Inactive Date: 
Leave Date: 
2018-01-26 [30]
 
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming (Coach)
Denmark Magisk
(Emil Reif)
Emil Reif
Join Date: 
2017-01-03 [38]
Inactive Date: 
2017-08-01 [41]
Leave Date: 
2017-08-21 [43]
 
OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming
Norway RUBINO
(Ruben Villarroel)
Ruben Villarroel
Join Date: 
2017-01-03 [38]
Inactive Date: 
2017-02-08 [39]
Leave Date: 
2017-03-20 [40]
 
Team DignitasTeam Dignitas Team Dignitas
Notable Temporary Stand-ins
ID Name Replacing ID Name Tournament(s)
Sweden Jumpy   Jimmy Berndtsson
Denmark Kjaerbye Markus Kjærbye ESL One ESL One: Road to Rio - Europe (Match #6 onwards)
Spain mixwell   Óscar Cañellas
Denmark mertz Daniel Mertz DreamHack DreamHack Open Valencia 2018

Organization[edit]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Denmark AMP Alexander Morch Pedersen Interim CEO 2020-11-17 [44] 2021-02-05 [1]
United Kingdom messioso Graham Pitt Head of Esport Operations 2019-11-04 [45] 2021-02-05 [1] Complexity GamingComplexity Gaming Complexity Gaming (General Team Manager)
Denmark AMP Alexander Morch Pedersen CMO 2019-08-01 [46] 2020-11-17 [44] NorthNorth North (Interim CEO)
Denmark sejechris Christopher Håkonsson CEO 2019-10-01 [47] 2020-11-17 [44]
Denmark Sorensen Christian Sørensen CEO 2017-01-01 2019-10-01
Denmark calc Jonas Gundersen CCO 2019-03-?? 2019-01-01 [48] Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas (COO)
Denmark Maelk Jacob Toft-Andersen CGO 2017-01-03 [38] 2018-01-08 [49] OpTic GamingOpTic Gaming OpTic Gaming (CGO)
Denmark ave Alexander Holdt Analyst 2017-04-12 [50][51] 2018-01-26 [30] NorthNorth North (Coach)
Denmark whimp Jonas Svendsen Director of Esports 2018-01-06 [49] 2019-11-04 [45]

Results[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Rosters[edit]

Logos[edit]

Videos[edit]

Interviews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "PS&E og Nordisk Film afvikler North" [PS&E and Nordisk Film wind up North] (in Denmark Danish). F.C. Copenhagen. 2021-02-05.
  2. 2.0 2.1 kreaz (2021-01-16). "I'm still looking for a team, I am not under any contract at the moment".
  3. 3.0 3.1 "North signs Swedish CS:GO talent". North. 2021-01-19.
  4. 4.0 4.1 MSL (2021-02-11). "I have come to an agreement with North, which now makes me a free agent".
  5. 5.0 5.1 Dignitas (2021-03-07). "Welcome Lekr0".
  6. 6.0 6.1 aizy (2021-04-28). "No longer contracted to North from today - thank you for 4 memorable years @TheNorthIsHere".
  7. 7.0 7.1 [Inside Source]
  8. 8.0 8.1 grux (2021-05-25). "Officially a free agent today".
  9. 9.0 9.1 [Inside Source]
  10. 10.0 10.1 [Inside Source]
  11. 11.0 11.1 Professeur (2020-01-17). "MSL returns to North". HLTV.
  12. 12.0 12.1 North (2020-01-17). "Thank you, @JUGiOfficial!".
  13. 13.0 13.1 North (2020-02-11). "To our fallen brothers and sisters - We salute you".
  14. 14.0 14.1 North (2020-02-11). "We are really happy to welcome “Jumpy” as our new CS:GO Head Coach!".
  15. 15.0 15.1 JUGi (2020-04-26). "I'm a free agent now".
  16. 16.0 16.1 Christian Slot (2020-05-15). "Update on Kjaerbye’s health condition". North.
  17. 17.0 17.1 Christian Slot (2020-05-15). "Upcoming talent Kristou joins North on loan". North.
  18. 18.0 18.1 kristou (2020-07-02). "Ending the season with a clean 2-0 against @NiPGaming is great".
  19. 19.0 19.1 "North and Markus Kjærbye mutually agrees to part ways". North. 2020-07-10.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "North takes a vital step on the Scandinavian journey – welcome Lekr0". North. 2020-08-21.
  21. 21.0 21.1 "North sign Kristou, reveal new Talent Development Strategy – first deal made with ambitious partner club". North. 2020-09-04.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 "Second step in CSGO talent strategy". North. 2020-11-24.
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 MIRAA (2019-02-04). "ave steps down as North coach". HLTV.
  24. MIRAA (2019-03-12). "mithR to stay on as North coach". HLTV.
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 Aleksei_L (2019-05-02). "North welcome JUGi; part ways with cadiaN". HLTV.
  26. 26.0 26.1 Heroic (2019-10-11). "Welcome cadiaN!".
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 MIRAA (2019-10-11). "North confirm cajunb return". HLTV.
  28. 28.0 28.1 MIRAA (2019-12-02). "North confirm valde sale". HLTV.
  29. 29.0 29.1 "Welcome OG CS:GO". OG. 2019-12-04.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 Professeur (2018-01-26). "ave takes over as North's coach". HLTV.
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 MIRAA (2018-01-29). "North replace cajunb with mertz". HLTV.
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 MIRAA (2018-02-02). "Official: Kjaerbye replaces k0nfig in North squad". HLTV.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 "It is our pleasure to announce our 2018 OpTic Counter Strike roster!". OpTic Gaming. 2018-02-07.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 Yossarian (2018-08-08). "North, Heroic confirm niko-mertz exchange". HLTV.
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 35.3 35.4 Yossarian (2018-09-27). "MSL benched as North sign cadiaN; gade returns". HLTV.
  36. 36.0 36.1 MIRAA (2018-09-28). "Heroic announce mertz signing". HLTV.
  37. 37.0 37.1 Rogue (2018-10-28). "Welcome to Rogue, @MSLcsgo!".
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 38.3 38.4 38.5 38.6 38.7 BenjaCS (2017-01-03). "F.C. Copenhagen sign ex-Dignitas". HLTV.
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 MIRAA (2017-02-08). "Official: North sign aizy". HLTV.
  40. 40.0 40.1 Professeur (2017-03-20). "dignitas unveil new roster". HLTV.
  41. 41.0 41.1 "Im officialy benched from North". Magisk. 2017-08-01.
  42. 42.0 42.1 Professeur (2017-08-21). "valde joins North". HLTV.
  43. 43.0 43.1 "Welcome Allu, Magisk and Friberg!". OpTic Gaming. 2017-08-21.
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 DeKay (2020-11-17). "North CEO Christopher Håkonsson Steps Down; Org Seeking Additional Investment". DBLTAP.
  45. 45.0 45.1 "North welcomes experienced Head of Esports Operations". North. 2019-11-04. Archived from the original on 2019-11-05.
  46. "CS:GO team North unveils new logo, keeps Kjaerbye". ESPN Esports. 2020-01-07.
  47. "Dawn of north". North. 2020-01-07.
  48. Graham Ashton (2020-01-02). "Ninjas in Pyjamas Appoints New COO, Establishes Stockholm Headquarters". The Esports Observer.
  49. 49.0 49.1 LucasAM (2018-01-27). "North announce new Director of Esports". HLTV.
  50. Sander (2017-06-27). "ave: I regretted that I stopped playing". HLTV.
  51. BenjaCS (2017-04-12). "North sign Academy team". HLTV.