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CS:GO Team: First Anniversary

We are celebrating one year of signing our CS:GO roster and we are super proud of what the team has achieved in such a short span! While we are currently ranked at #44 (5th October 20020) in the world but the team has achieved a peak EU ranking of #19 and global ranking of #34 (4th May 2020). Over the last year, the team has won Gold in DAT Team Cup, EGB Siberian Frost, Sector: Mostbet Season 2 and Silver in Flash Point Season 1: EU Qualifiers, Relog Esports Season 1, AOC & Western Digital Winter Class and A1 Gaming League. We’d also like to thank Zix, Rock1nG and rafftu for their services and helping the team reach where they are right now! We assure things will only get bigger and better from here on…
#LetsHunt 🏹


Our Present Roster:

Nikolay ‘pNshr’ Puanin (Coach)

Teodor ‘SPELLAN’ Nikolov (IGL)

Denislav ‘dennyslaw’ Dimitrov

Aleks ‘Rainwaker’ Petrov

Blagoi ‘OxygeN’ Dimitrov

Viktor ‘Duplicate’ Mitev


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First tryout for FIFA is completed!

Our first tryout for FIFA is completed. Two finalists are ready for the Grand Final! Congratulations to Max Garcia and Mathias Jensen.

We started in south of our county and now we move on to the next area; Mo i Rana. This second largest city of the county and areas around will have the opportunity to send another two finalists to Bodø for the 18th of October.
Check out our event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/417891905839259
Some images of the qualifier:

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VALORANT Roster Update: Manneten

If you’ve been following us on our social media platforms, it’s no secret that Manneten is on a bootcamp with us. So, we’d formally like to announce that Manneten will be replacing PHYRN, as PHYRN decided to step down from the roster due to struggling to find a balance between playing fulltime and keeping his school in check.

We respect PHYRN’s decision and wish him good luck for his future endeavours and thank him for his services. Replacing PHYRN was a difficult task since he had gelled very well with the team’s style of play. So we were looking for someone who can click with our gameplay while adding his own energy and skills to it. EPZZ, LATEKS and sebbz already knew a well known Overwatch player who’s also synonymous with insane aim shots. We decided to give Manneten a chance and things ticked off well!

Here’s what the IGL and the Coach has to say on the latest signing: IGL, LATEKS: “PHYRN decided to take a break from competitive play to focus on university. Both me and EPZZ knew Manneten from our time in Overwatch and he’s an irl friend of sebbz. We gave him a shot and things clicked instantly. He’s a very calm player that brings a lot of experience and maturity to the team.”

Team coach, sebbz: “I have played with Manneten since the start of beta both with infected and YaB and I know how much of a hard worker he is, he also has a lot of experience coming from the top Overwatch scene and has always had insane aim, I’m very hyped to have Manne onboard”

Here’s our final VALORANT lineup:
Sebastian ‘sebbz’ Fredriksson – Coach
Oliwer ‘LATEKS’ Fahlander – IGL
Tim ‘Manneten’ Bylund
Linus ‘Limpone’ Wecksell
Gabriel ‘shew’ Gessle
Andreas ‘EPZZ’ Vallvingskog
#LetsHunt :bow_and_arrow:

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Bootcamp for the VALORANT Team

The VALORANT Team’s Bootcamp will mark their first appearance together as a team. The bootcamp was crucial since we had a minor shuffle in the roster. We decided to bring in Manneten as a replacement for PHYRN, as PHYRN decided to step down from the roster due to motivational issues and struggling to find a balance between playing fulltime and keeping his school in check. The bootcamp commences on 14th of September and ends on 20th of September 2020.

Here’s what the coach and the captain has to say about the bootcamp:
Team coach, sebbz: “This bootcamp will be a great head start for us on the new meta and to build some more team chemistry. We’re stoked about this opportunity and can’t wait to show our progress in the coming weeks!”
IGL, LATEKS: “It feels good to finally be able to meet all my teammates in person and get some quality progress done this week. As we also just got Manneten into the team it’s also important for us to get a jump on practice to get ahead of some lost time.”

Here’s the current roster:
Sebastian ‘sebbz’ Fredriksson – Coach
Oliwer ‘LATEKS’ Fahlander – IGL
Tim ‘Manneten’ Bylund
Linus ‘Limpone’ Wecksell
Gabriel ‘shew’ Gessle
Andreas ‘EPZZ’ Vallvingskog
#LetsHunt :bow_and_arrow:

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Grand Finals of A1 Gaming League 2020

It’s a going to be an entertaining Sunday as two of the strongest CS:GO teams in Bulgarian Esports collide to take home A1 Gaming League 2020. The boys showcased a rampant performance on their way to the finals as they are unbeaten in the tournament so far.

The team started by playing in the Group A match against Team Random Players and defeated them by a score of 16-7. They played a BO3 Upper Bracket Final against Team BLUEJAYS Int., which they won 2-1. The Group A finale consisted of a Best of 3 format against the LB winner, BLUEJAYS Int. in which the team won 2-1. The team showed a dominant performance as they won 3-0 in a BO5 fixture semi-final fixture against Team DZVER.

Teodor “SPELLAN” Nikolov, Team IGL said, “I am really proud of the team, it has been a little over 6 months since we created this roster, for which we’ve played tremendously well! I eagerly look forward to our performance at the grand finals against FATE Esports.”

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Thank You SKADE Female

Since the beginning of our entry into esports, we have been committed to the community of CS:GO. When we created SKADE, we knew that CSGO Female would figure in our plans as there was a lot of community buzz and tournament support. kezziwOw, Hedje, ZAna-th, Flutura and Psycho have shown great resilience and passion when representing SKADE as a brand and a team in the EU esports community. We are indebted to their competitive spirit and the way in which they always professionally conducted themselves during their time here.

“Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic the female esports scene was hit real hard as partners and sponsors backed out due to a lack of events. Making it really hard for organizations to sustain lineups during this time. Which lead to our working relationship with the female roster to an end. From everyone at SKADE – I would like to thank the SKADE Female players for all their constant hard work and effort. We wish them the best of luck for their future!”
– Kim-Erik Aanes (CEO)

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Announcement: Valorant Roster

Over the past few months, VALORANT has gained some serious traction and intrigued casual & competitive gamers alike. It was only a matter of time until we took notice and had a roster in one of the most exciting games out there today! After a lot of scouting and evaluation, we found a group of players that are capable enough of going head-to-head against some of the best teams in the world, while sharing our values as an organization. Without further ado, we’re proud to introduce an all-Swedish SKADE – VALORANT Roster to the world!

IGL Oliwer ‘LATEKS’ Fahlander had this to say about joining us: “I’m excited that we are finally able to announce working with SKADE! We’re glad to represent an organization I’ve only heard good things about, and it means a lot to the entire team that SKADE is giving us this opportunity to pursue our dream. I look forward to grow together with SKADE to do some real damage in the Valorant scene.”

Here is what our CEO Kim-Erik ‘Zarotan’ Aanes had to say about the move: “It’s an exciting day at the SKADE headquarters as we get our Valorant plans rolling. With this lineup of players that we know from previous games we feel confident that we have found a good fit for our brand and visions. The time to come will bring lots of excitement and entertainment for sure!“

Here’s the final VALORANT Roster:
IGL: Oliwer ‘LATEKS’ Fahlander
Lurk: Oskar ’PHYRN’ Palmqvist
Support : Linus ‘Limpone’ Wecksell
Sniper: Gabriel ‘shrew’ Gessle
Sentinel: Andreas ‘EPZZ ‘ Vallvingskog
Coach: Sebastian ’sebbz’ Fredriksson

#LetsHunt 🏹

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Bodø/Glimt starter med e-sport

E-sportlaget SKADE forener krefter med Norges beste fotballag, for å satse på FIFA!

I dag, tirsdag 18. august ble det klart at e-sport laget SKADE fra Helgeland etablerer et samarbeid med FK Bodø/Glimt i det som blir en felles satsning på e-sport innen FIFA. Begge parter har som mål å hevde seg i norgestoppen innenfor spillet via eSerien til Eliteserien og de ønsker å gjøre det med spillere fra Nordland.

SKADE har fra før av lag i flere e-sport spill og er rangert helt i europatoppen i spillene de satser på. Målene kommer ikke til å være mindre når det kommer til FIFA. Med årevis av kompetanse innenfor e-sport og dyktige folk i alle roller som kreves, føler SKADE seg trygge på at de kan veilede talentene de nå skal ut og finne.

Rekruttering skal gjøres via flere runder med kvalifiseringer i byer og tettsteder rundt omkring i Nordland. Her vil de aller beste spillerne få mulighet til å spille en finalerunde på Aspmyra stadion, så fremt koronasituasjonen tillater det. De to beste spillerne får tilbud om profesjonell kontrakt med laget. Informasjon om kvalifiseringene og oppsett finnes HER.

– Dette blir spennende. Vi ser frem til å se hva slags talenter innenfor FIFA Nordland har å by på, forteller daglig leder i FK Bodø/Glimt, Frode Thomassen.

– Vi er glade for å kunne samarbeide med Helgelan og SKADE, fortsetter Thomassen.

Bodø/Glimt er i vinden som aldri før og med ambisjoner om å inspirere i regionen, er e-sport ett naturlig steg videre for klubben. Målet er å være en klubb for fremtiden samt være til stede på arenaer som er relevant og aktuell.

Daglig leder i SKADE, Kim Erik Aanes stemmer i.
– Dette er en stor mulighet for oss og vi har jobbet ganske lenge nå med å få på plass en avtale som er fordelaktig for begge parter. Vi har ambisjoner som matcher hverandre godt og vi har troen på at talentene vi trenger finnes i vår region. Når vi nå kombinerer kompetansen som finnes i begge klubbene kan jeg ikke se noe annen mulighet en suksess, forteller Kim-Erik Aanes.

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Hjelper Glimt til eliteserien i e-sport: – Vi er best på e-sport og Glimt er best på banen

Vi er best på e-sport og Glimt er best på banen. Det blir et godt kompaniskap, sier Kim-Erik Aanes.

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Glimt satser på e-sport – nå starter spillerjakten

Kim Erik Aanes fra Mosjøen har lang erfaring innen e-sport.

Som lærer ved e-sportslinja på Vefsn folkehøgskole har han bidratt til at flere har fått øynene opp for «gaming» som profesjonell aktivitet.

Han har allerede trent flere lag som har hevdet seg i Europatoppen, blant annet innenfor skytespillet Counter-Strike.