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Forsen
Personal information
BornSebastian Hans Eli Fors
(1990-12-16) 16 December 1990 (age 28)
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
ResidenceSpain
OccupationVideo game streamer
Partner(s)Nina Heichou
Twitch information
Channel
Years active2011–present
GenreGaming
Games
Teams played forCloud9
Followers1.1 million
(3 June 2019)
Total views101 million
(3 June 2019)
Follower and view counts updated as of 3 June 2019.

Sebastian Hans Eli Fors (born 16 December 1990), known by the pseudonym Forsen, is a Swedish Twitch streamer who is known for competing in Starcraft II and Hearthstone.[1] He is also known for his rowdy fanbase, who call themselves "Forsenboys" and have had a hand in popularizing a number of controversial internet memes.[1][2] In January 2018, a warped image of Fors' face ("forsenE") became the most-used emote on Twitch worldwide.[3] As of January 2019, he is the 17th largest streamer on Twitch by subscriber count.[4]

In Hearthstone, he won his first tournament in the May 2015 HTC Invitational,[5] and won a Play it Cool streaming marathon in October 2015.[6] Forsen was one of the most popular Hearthstone streamers in 2015, streaming to between 2,000 and 30,000 viewers on his live stream on Twitch.[7] He was once known as one of the game's most skilled Miracle Rogue experts.[1] In February 2018, Forsen led his four-player team to victory in a $100,000 Twitch Rivals PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Invitational tournament, taking home $13,600.[8][9] The following month, he also participated in Darwin Project Invitational tournament, taking first place and winning US$20,000.[10] In December 2018, he achieved a personal all-time high viewer count of 80,860.[11]

References

  1. ^ a b c Clark, Tim (9 October 2015). "Forsen: "I haven't been happy playing Hearthstone in a long time"". Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ Grayson, Nathan (9 February 2018). "Twitch's New Policies Are Worrying Some Provocative Streamers". Kotaku. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  3. ^ Alexander, Julia (29 January 2018). "How Twitch's most popular emote, forsenE, took over". Polygon. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Real sub count". Twitchstats. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Hearthstone News: Forsen grabs first tournament win in HTC Invitational". GosuGamers. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Forsen wins in yet another controversial Play it Cool marathon finish". 19 October 2015. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Fans of one of Hearthstone's biggest streamers are organizing harassment raids in his name". 11 February 2015. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  8. ^ Grayson, Nathan (1 March 2018). "Star-Studded Tournament Can't Transcend PUBG's Esports Problem". Kotaku. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Forsen triumphs at Twitch Rivals". PUBG.ac. 2 March 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  10. ^ "10 High Profile Personalities Battled it Out in the $50k Darwin Project Invitational - Final Placements and Results". Dexerto. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  11. ^ "forsen - Twitch statistics, analysis and predictions - SullyGnome". Twinge. Twinge.tv.

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