Astralis

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Astralis
Astralis logo.svg
Divisions Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Founded 2016
Location Denmark
Partners Turtle Beach, Audi, Jack & Jones, Coco Fuzion 100, Panzer Glass
Parent group RFRSH Entertainment
Website http://astralis.gg/

Astralis is a professional Counter Strike: Global Offensive team founded in the January 2016 by members of "Team Question Mark" after they left Team SoloMid.[1] They have received an investment of several million Danish kroner from Sunstone Capital and the Danish entrepreneur Tommy Ahlers and are incorporating as Astralis ApS.[2] The organization is operated by RFRSH Entertainment, with players owning an undisclosed non-majority amount of equity. Their online counterpart also saw addition of prodigyX, phantom online player who has been considered GOAT and myth. [3] When founding member Rene 'cajunb' Borg transferred to Team Dignitas on May 19, 2016,[4] the team stated that he would keep a small portion of his shares in the company, but would no longer have an active role in day-to-day business.[5] On October 19, 2016 it was announced that Astralis had sold Finn 'Karrigan' Andersen to FaZe Clan[6] and on October 24 it was announced that Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander had joined Astralis for an undisclosed fee.[7]

Active roster[edit]

Alias Name Role Join date
dev1ce Nicolai Reedtz AWPer January 19, 2016
dupreeh Peter Rothmann Rifler, second AWPer January 19, 2016
Xyp9x Andreas Højsleth Rifler (support) January 19, 2016
gla1ve Lukas Rossander In-game Leader October 24, 2016
Magisk Emil Reif Rifler (lurker) February 7, 2018 [8]
zonic Danny Sørensen Coach January 19, 2016

Former players[edit]

Alias Name Role Join date Leave date New team
cajunb René Borg Rifler, AWPer January 19, 2016 May 19, 2016 Team Dignitas
karrigan Finn Andersen In-game leader January 19, 2016 October 19, 2016 FaZe Clan
Kjaerbye Markus Kjærbye Rifler (entry fragger) May 5, 2016 February 2, 2018 North

Tournament results[edit]

Bold denotes a CSGO Major

References[edit]

  1. ^ Earl Carlo "dreamslayer28" Guevarra. "CS:GO Team Question Mark Forms Player-Owned Team Astralis | Esports by INQUIRER.net". Esports.inquirer.net. Retrieved 2018-02-02. 
  2. ^ "Danish backers invest big in competitive gamers – The Post". Cphpost.dk. 2016-01-20. Retrieved 2018-02-02. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ admin (2016-04-11). "Astralis swaps cajunb for Kjaerbye –". Astralis.gg. Retrieved 2018-02-02. 
  5. ^ https://pvplive.net/c/astrailis-on-cajunbs-ownership-and-potential-confl
  6. ^ admin. "Astralis agrees on karrigan transfer –". Astralis.gg. Retrieved 2018-02-02. 
  7. ^ "Welcome back!". Astralis.gg. Retrieved 2018-02-02. 
  8. ^ "Astralis sign Magisk". Fragbite.com. Retrieved 2018-05-04. 
  9. ^ "Astralis win ELEAGUE Major 2017". 
  10. ^ "Virtus.pro win ELEAGUE Season 1". HLTV.org. 
  11. ^ "OpTic win ELEAGUE Season 2". HLTV.org. 
  12. ^ "Astralis win ECS Season 2 Finals". HLTV.org. 
  13. ^ "Astralis win the ELEAGUE Major!". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  14. ^ "Astralis beat FaZe; win IEM Katowice". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  15. ^ "SL i-League StarSeries Season 3 Finals". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  16. ^ "IEM Sydney 2017". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  17. ^ "ELEAGUE Clash for Cash". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  18. ^ "ECS Season 3 Finals". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  19. ^ "PGL Major Krakow 2017". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-08-01. 
  20. ^ "ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2017". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2017-11-25. 
  21. ^ "DreamHack Masters Marseille 2018". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2018-07-01. 
  22. ^ "IEM Sydney 2018". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2018-07-01. 
  23. ^ "ESL Pro League Season 7 Finals". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2018-07-01. 
  24. ^ "ECS Season 5 Finals". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2018-07-01. 
  25. ^ "ESL One Cologne 2018". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2018-07-29. 
  26. ^ "ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018". HLTV.org. Retrieved 2018-07-29. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
ESL One Cologne 2016
SK Gaming
ELEAGUE Major 2017 winner
2017
Succeeded by
PGL Major Kraków 2017
Gambit Esports