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Rider became European Champion of World of Warcraft at Blizzcon 2007 with 'Per Lykke Nielson'. He was signed by Championship Gaming Series (CGS) when DirectTV planned to broadcast World of Warcraft to a mainstream television audience. He placed second at the 2v2 World Finals at Sony Studios, Los Angeles and qualified for 5v5 European finals in Hamburg.
In 2008 he relocated to Cologne, Germany to work for Electronic Sports League as host and editor with James "2GD" Harding and Joe Miller (commentator). Broadcasting the Intel Extreme Masters, he provided commentary for World of Warcraft and Counter-Strike 1.6 tournaments, presenting live at CeBit and GamesCom.
in 2009 he produced the weekly internet show WoW Wednesdays which attracted a regular viewership before the emergence of streaming platforms like Twitch.
- ^ "Dell 2v2 Finals" webcast at www.delllounge.com from Anaheim, California, August 3, 2007
- ^ "CGS World Finals", webcast at thecgs.com from Sony Studios, Los Angeles, December 8, 2007
- ^ "European Champion Interviewed", SK Gaming, December 18, 2007
- ^ "Three new well known British hosts at ESL TV", ESL World, October 1, 2008
- ^ "Will 2GD-Gate Change Anything?, Zechs Blog, 2016
- ^ "Games, Geld und Politik, Neues Deutschland, April 26, 2017
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