October 13, 2020

LEC fines Astralis League of Legends team

LEC commissioner Maximilian Peter Schmidt revealed on LoL Esports the result of its investigation on Astralis’ recent actions. The European league decided that Astralis needed a fine. It was Astralis’s own staff that reached out to the LEC in the first place. They experienced both missing salary payments and issues with their interim general manager. […]

August 13, 2020

Bubzkji and es3tag on new Astralis roster for ESL One Cologne

Astralis just revealed its final roster for the upcoming ESL One Cologne event. It includes two players that will make their debut for Danish powerhouse: Lukas “Bubzkji” Andersen and Patrick “es3tag” Hanse. Astralis has had a few roster changes recently and parted ways with Andreas “Xyp9x” Højsleth and Lukas “gla1ve” Rossander. These players, currently on […]

May 13, 2020

JUGi signed by Astralis to strengthen CS:GO team

For an esports team, looking at the market to improve its roster performances is one of the most important duties. Creating a complementary team with assets to fill each others’ weaknesses is the way to go. Competitive teams are always on the lookout for better players. Astralis, in order to compete at the highest level, […]

December 31, 2019

Will Astralis dominate IEM Katowice again?

Danish powerhouse Astralis will bid to reassert their dominance over the CS:GO scene when they head to IEM Katowice on February 25. Dev1ce, dupreeh, gla1ve, Magisk and Xyp9x ended 2019 in their usual positions at the top of the HLTV world rankings after storming the Berlin Starladder Major. That provided the catalyst for a string […]

December 2, 2019

Astralis Group becomes a public company

DENMARK – Esports organization Astralis Group recently announced historic plans to go public next week. Shares in Astralis Group will become tradeable on NASDAQ’s First North Growth Market Denmark on December 9. A “subscription period” took place through November, giving investors the opportunity to back the company before going public. Børsplanerne er klar. Vi har […]

November 13, 2019

Study Shows More Similarities Between Esports and Traditional Athletes

A new study from UK researchers shows that esports athletes undergo the same stress levels as traditional athletes during competitions. The study includes anecdotal evidence of this by discussing the success of CS:GO team Astralis’ success in esports after bringing on a sports psychologist. This psychologist is Finnish Swede Mia Stellberg. Stellberg was hired to […]

November 11, 2019

IEM Beijing-Haidian: the tournament made for Astralis

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament Intel Extreme Masters Season 14 Beijing-Haidian concludes with Astralis winning $125,000 and the title of Grand Champions of the ESL organized event. First trophy towards @astralisgg‘ next $1,000,000 #IntelGrandSlam 🏆 #IEM @IntelGaming pic.twitter.com/i6j2Ku8Ti5 — Intel®ExtremeMasters (@IEM) November 10, 2019 Peter “Dupreeh” Rasmussen summed up the whole experience: “What a crazy couple […]

November 6, 2019

A guide to CS:GO’s Intel Extreme Masters XIV

S-Tier Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event Intel Extreme Masters (IEM) Beijing-Haidan 2019 is right around the corner. The ESL organized tournament is a part of the 14th season of IEM’s CS:GO series of competitions. The event will take place in the Haidan District of Beijing, China. This event makes it the 12th event organized by ESL […]

November 4, 2019

BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen, CS:GO’s strangest tournament

The penultimate BLAST Pro Series event of the year comes to an end. Copenhagen hosted the most unexpected Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament in a while. This two-day event was full of unique memories spoken of for some time. FaZe Clan Find Form The major result of the tourney was that FaZe Clan finally sorted their […]

October 3, 2019

Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid and Astralis: a three-way battle for CS:GO supremacy

Evil Geniuses’ ESL One New York 2019 victory positions the North American team as one of the top contenders for the title of the world’s best CS:GO team. Evil Geniuses won ESL One New York 2019 after a 3-1 victory over Astralis in a surprisingly one-sided Grand Finals. Despite just one victory, EG’s playstyle and […]