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Major winners Cloud9 join BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul

Major winners Cloud9 join BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul

Press Releases   •   May 23, 2018 16:04 GMT

In September, world-class Counter-Strike is coming to Istanbul: BLAST Pro Series (originally scheduled for June 24th but moved to late September due to the presidential snap election), which has already presented a line-up with some of the biggest names of the game. Now the US-based Major winners Cloud9 have confirmed they will participate in this historic live event.

Snap election in Turkey moves BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul!

Snap election in Turkey moves BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul!

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2018 11:01 GMT

The newest, most energetic and cutting edge live event of esports was all set up to bring World Class Counter-Strike to Turkey for the country's biggest esports event, when a snap election called by the Turkish President Erdogan forced BLAST Pro Series to change plans. Today BLAST Pro Series have good news for the ticket buyers and Turkish fans of esports!

RFRSH Entertainment receives big Event Award for BLAST Pro Series

RFRSH Entertainment receives big Event Award for BLAST Pro Series

Press Releases   •   May 02, 2018 12:44 GMT

Every year Wonderful Copenhagen and the Municipality of Copenhagen celebrate the city’s most signigicant events. At the Copenhagen Congress and Event Award 2018 hosted by the City of Copenhagen the 4 winners of this years' events were announced, and in the category of “Initiative Award of the Year”, RFRSH Entertainment received the prize for the record-setting esports event BLAST Pro Series.

Rekordsalg: Astralis vælter Royal Arena til kæmpe esportsevent

Rekordsalg: Astralis vælter Royal Arena til kæmpe esportsevent

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2018 12:24 GMT

BLAST Pro Series kunne fulde Royal Arena både 2 og 3 gange. Billetsalget åbnede mandag og inden for få timer var mere end halvdelen af billetterne revet væk.

BLAST Pro Series vinder stor event-pris

BLAST Pro Series vinder stor event-pris

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2018 07:13 GMT

Hvert år hylder Wonderful Copenhagen og Københavns Kommune arrangørerne bag nogle af byens store begivenheder. Det sker ved prisuddelingen Københavns Kongres og Event Award. Tirsdag aften løb Københavns Kongres og Event Award 2018 af stablen på Københavns Rådhus, og i kategorien ’Årets initiativpris’ løb RFRESH Entertainment og det stort anlagte esport event BLAST Pro Series med prisen.

BLAST Pro Series og Astralis vender tilbage til Royal Arena - stor aftale med TV2!

BLAST Pro Series og Astralis vender tilbage til Royal Arena - stor aftale med TV2!

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 13:59 GMT

​TV2 og BLAST Pro Series i banebrydende esports-samarbejde. BLAST Pro Series og Astralis tilbage i Royal Arena, denne gang med verdensstjernen Nicolai "dev1ce" Reedtz! Til verdenspremieren i 2017 fyldte 12.000 tilskuere Royal Arena til bristepunktet og interessen er siden blevet endnu større. Billetsalget åbner 30. april!

Groundbreaking TV Deal - BLAST Pro Series returns to Copenhagen!

Groundbreaking TV Deal - BLAST Pro Series returns to Copenhagen!

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 13:58 GMT

- Our goal with BLAST Pro Series is to create the most important and interesting esports tournament, and we're thrilled to announce the return to Copenhagen - and a groundbreaking TV deal for the 2018 season. RFRSH Entertainment CEO and Founder, Nikolaj Nyholm looks forward to working with national Danish TV and digital giant TV 2 - and to BLAST Pro Series' return to Copenhagen's Royal Arena.

BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul 24th June

BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul 24th June

News   •   Apr 01, 2018 12:11 GMT

Due to a massive amount of fan requests, BLAST Pro Series, Istanbul will go live on June 24th, and not June 23rd.

Teams and Tickets: BLAST Pro Series brings World Class Counter-Strike to Istanbul

Teams and Tickets: BLAST Pro Series brings World Class Counter-Strike to Istanbul

Press Releases   •   Mar 28, 2018 13:00 GMT

First time ever: World Class Counter-Strike live in Istanbul! On 23rd June 2018 BLAST Pro Series will bring the World Class Counter-Strike to Ülker Sports Arena in Istanbul. In front of a completely packed arena, 6 of the best teams in the world will compete live on stage to win the iconic BLAST Pro Series Trophy and a share of the 250.000 dollars prize pool. Tickets go on sale April 2nd.

RFRSH Entertainment and BLAST expands: Opens London Office

RFRSH Entertainment and BLAST expands: Opens London Office

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 13:31 GMT

In November RFRSH Entertainment launched BLAST Pro Series, an esports concept and live tournament that broke several viewership records during the World Premiere. Just last month Istanbul was announced as the first stop of 2018 in the new international series and today significant additions to the management team was presented, including management profiles from Disney, Maker Studios and Youtube.

BLAST Pro Series goes international: Next stop Istanbul!

BLAST Pro Series goes international: Next stop Istanbul!

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 08:57 GMT

Esports' latest and most audience friendly tournament just announced the first stop of the 2018 program: Istanbul. The World Premiere in November took place in front of a completely sold out Royal Arena in Copenhagen with millions following the tournament online and on TV where several viewership records were broken. Local heroes, Space Soldiers, is first team on the line-up.

Danske BLAST Pro Series går internationalt: Next Stop Istanbul!

Danske BLAST Pro Series går internationalt: Next Stop Istanbul!

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 08:57 GMT

12.000 ekstatiske fans i en fyldt Royal Arena, rekordmange seere på DR3 og millioner af fans verden over fulgte verdenspremieren på BLAST Pro Series og nu har RFRSH Entertainment offentliggjort det første internationale stop i 2018/19: Istanbul. I 2018 og 19 går turneringen, som adskiller sig fra alle andre turneringer bl.a. ved at garantere hvilke hold, der kan opleves live, verden rundt.

Timelapse: BLAST Pro Series, Copenhagen

Timelapse: BLAST Pro Series, Copenhagen

News   •   Jan 05, 2018 08:46 GMT

Building the biggest stage, biggest digital screen set-up and biggest international event in Denmark. Ever. This is a timelapse video showing every minute from the production crew entering the empty Royal Arena Thursday morning to picking up the last piece of paper from the floor early Sunday.

Esport: 1 of 10 Danes have watched Counter-Strike on linear TV over the past 14 days

Esport: 1 of 10 Danes have watched Counter-Strike on linear TV over the past 14 days

News   •   Dec 12, 2017 08:39 GMT

BLAST Pro Series broke several records on Danish National TV Station DR3, and including ESL Pro League, over the past two weeks, 540.000 Danes have watched Counter-Strike on a traditional flow TV channel. Esport is breaking into the main stream - and the interest is growing.

Full Aftermovie: Behind the World Premiere of BLAST Pro Series

Full Aftermovie: Behind the World Premiere of BLAST Pro Series

News   •   Dec 06, 2017 11:04 GMT

From switching on the light in Royal Arena, the setting up of the A-Stage, the largest digital screens ever in Denmark and the arena through all the action, games, player and crowd reactions to the clean up after 12.000 enthusiatic fans. This is the story behind the World Premiere of BLAST Pro Series in Copenhagen on 25th November 2017.

Millioner fulgte med over hele verden: BLAST Pro Series skabte historie

Millioner fulgte med over hele verden: BLAST Pro Series skabte historie

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2017 12:10 GMT

Ikke bare var Royal Arena udsolgt til sidste plads, millioner fulgte med online og turneringen blev vist på tv-kanaler i 80 lande på 5 kontinenter, hvor 180 millioner husstande havde mulighed for at følge med i, hvad der skete i København lørdag eftermiddag og aften.

BLAST Pro Series: Flow TV records while millions watched online!

BLAST Pro Series: Flow TV records while millions watched online!

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2017 12:07 GMT

Over the weekend the latest esports format, Counter-Strike's BLAST Pro Series. World Premiered in front of a sold out Royal Arena in Copenhagen. The largest esports event ever on Danish soil not only attracted millions of viewers globally, it broke two all time records on Danish National TV channel DR3 and could be viewed in 180 million households in 80 countries on all 5 continents!

BLAST Pro Series brød flere seerrekorder på DR3

BLAST Pro Series brød flere seerrekorder på DR3

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 12:02 GMT

Da BLAST Pro Series blev vist på DR3 brød turneringspremieren ifølge DR Medieforsning flere seer-rekorder, og blev i målgruppen den mest sete udsendelse nogensinde!

BLAST Pro Series - Facts, pictures and future

BLAST Pro Series - Facts, pictures and future

Press Releases   •   Nov 26, 2017 10:47 GMT

On 25th November BLAST Pro Series World Premiered in Royal Arena, Copenhagen. In front of a full house with 12.000 spectators and millions watching online and on tv all over the globw, 6 of the 7 best Counter-Strike teams in the world battled it out live on stage for a total prize pool of 250.000 US dollars. It was an amazing night of esports that noone who were there will soon forget.

Korte facts om BLAST Pro Series, København

Korte facts om BLAST Pro Series, København

Press Releases   •   Nov 26, 2017 00:08 GMT

12.000 tilskuere i Royal Arena oplevede Danmarks første og største Counter-Strike event. Blandt gæsterne var Hans Kongelige Højhed Prins Christian, der blandt andet besøgte Astralis i deres backstage room. Billeder og facts fra dagen her.