King of Nordic Championship is back with a new season starting 7th February

The Nordic region's largest CS:GO tournament "King of Nordic Championship" is returning with a new season. With an increased prize pool, more and updated broadcast, more interaction, viewer contests, new partners and a CS:GO community on fire - Season 15 is going to be the most thrilling season so far. Season 15 will bring you exciting matches between up and coming teams and the Counter Strike elite of the Nordics.

New for this season

- Increased prize pool
The prize pool has increased to EUR 12.000. The team that wins 4 weeks in a row not only claims the Championship title but also wins EUR 4.000 plus 5 pcs of WD_Black P50 Game Drive 500 GB SSD with a value of EUR 2.000.

- Increased broadcast
In KoN season 15 we will broadcast 32 times per season almost 160 hours of stream including all the finals and national qualifiers. The qualifiers will be hosted by Jesper "kREATIV" Sedendahl.

- Contests with WD_Black
Together with WD_Black we will host a viewer contest each Friday final with awesome prizes.

Week 1 – 1 x WD_Black SN750 1TB
Week 2 – 1 x WD_Black P10
Week 3 - 1 x WD_Black D10
Week 4 – 1 x WD_Black P50
Week 5 – 1 x WD_Black D10 for Xbox
Week 6 – 1 x WD_Black P10 for Xbox
Week 7 – 1 x WD_Black P50
Week 8 - 1 x WD_Black SN750

- Teams now get ranking points on HLTV
Even if you represent your country in KoN you still get team ranking points since we are reporting your team name to HLTV.

- Player statistics and Hall of Fame
During the season 15 we will introduce www.kingofnordic.com with individual player statistics and a new Hall of Fame with all the winners from Season 1

- King of Nordic talents Season 15
This season we are welcoming back Gustav “Kronvall” Kronvall to the commentator desk who will cast aside Jesper “kREATIV” Sedendahl.

- How to join
The first KoN final of Season 15 will start Friday the 7th of February. Players that are interested in participating in the tournament should contact their respective national qualifier partner as soon as possible to sign up for the tournament.

Denmark: Esport.dk http://esport.dk/ Sundays starting 12:00
Finland: CSGO Finland http://csgofinland.fi/ Tuesdays starting 18:00
Norway: Gamer.no http://www.gamer.no/ Sundays starting 15:00
Sweden: SPL https://goo.gl/rddUiG Mondays starting 18:00

-Partners
Our mission is to establish esports on a national level and put companies and brands together with passionate gamers. To create meaningful value for our partners, players and audience with a combination of social engagement, experience, exposure and activation.

We are extremely proud to have partners like WD_Black, Omen by HP and Pricerunner with us in supporting King of Nordic and our vision to establish esports on a national level

-Preliminary schedule:

King of Nordic NORDIC FINALS. (Fridays 19:00)

S15E01 NORDIC FINAL 2020-02-07
S15E02 NORDIC FINAL 2020-02-14
S15E03 NORDIC FINAL 2020-02-21
S15E04 NORDIC FINAL 2020-02-28
S15E05 NORDIC FINAL 2020-03-06
S15E06 NORDIC FINAL 2020-03-13
S15E07 NORDIC FINAL 2020-03-20
S15E08 NORDIC FINAL 2020-03-27

-Danish qualifiers (Sundays 12:00)
King of Nordic Denmark qualifiers (NOTE! There are no Danish qualifier if Denmark holds the throne after winning a Nordic final) http://esport.dk/

S15E01 DK 2020-02-02
S15E02 DK 2020-02-09
S15E03 DK 2020-02-16
S15E04 DK 2020-02-23
S15E05 DK 2020-03-01
S15E06 DK 2020-03-08
S15E07 DK 2020-03-15
S15E08 DK 2020-03-22

- Norwegian qualifiers (Sundays 15:00)
King of Nordic Norway qualifiers (NOTE! There are no Norwegian qualifier if Norway holds the throne after winning a Nordic final) http://www.gamer.no/

S15E01 NO 2020-02-02
S15E02 NO 2020-02-09
S15E03 NO 2020-02-16
S15E04 NO 2020-02-23
S15E05 NO 2020-03-01
S15E06 NO 2020-03-08
S15E07 NO 2020-03-15
S15E08 NO 2020-03-22

- Swedish qualifiers (Mondays 18:00)
King of Nordic Sweden qualifiers (NOTE! There are no Swedish qualifier if Sweden holds the throne after winning a Nordic final) https://goo.gl/rddUiG

S15E01 SE 2020-02-03
S15E02 SE 2020-02-10
S15E03 SE 2020-02-17
S15E04 SE 2020-02-24
S15E05 SE 2020-03-02
S15E06 SE 2020-03-09
S15E07 SE 2020-03-16
S15E08 SE 2020-03-23

- Finnish qualifiers (Tuesdays 18:00)
King of Nordic Finland qualifiers (NOTE! There are no Finnish qualifier if Finland holds the throne after winning a Nordic final) http://csgofinland.fi/

S15E01 FI 2020-02-04
S15E02 FI 2020-02-11
S15E03 FI 2020-02-18
S15E04 FI 2020-02-25
S15E05 FI 2020-03-03
S15E06 FI 2020-03-10
S15E07 FI 2020-03-17
S15E08 FI 2020-03-24

-Prize distribution:
1st time as King of Nordic: 500 EUR
2nd time in a row as King of Nordic: 500 EUR
3rd time in a row as King of Nordic: 500 EUR
4th time in a row as King of Nordic: 500 EUR + Jackpot EUR 2000
(Maximum win-streak possible 4 weeks)

-Official rules and information:
King of Nordic Championship Season 15 starting 2019-02-07, running for 8 episodes: http://bit.ly/37qqvGv

 

-King of Nordic Championship
King of Nordic Championship [KoN] was founded in 2015 and has now reached it’s 15th season. KoN is an open nordic championship tournament with over 2500 players participating every season. The tournament fills the gap between amateur and professional teams and offers new talents the chance to climb the ladder of esports and get discovered by both organisations and fans.

In our history of KoN several pro players such as REZ, Magisk, sergej has played in the King of Nordic Championship before being picked up by top teams like Ninjas in Pyjamas, Astralis and ENCE. After 144 nordic finals, the tournament has become a power factor in the Nordics.

-National qualifier tournaments
Every week there are national tournaments in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland where 400-600 players participate. The team that wins the national tournament represents their country in the King of Nordic Championship weekly finals where the countries meet.

-Jackpot system
King of Nordic are using a Jackpot system where the teams need four consecutive wins to be granted a Jackpot. Every week the winning team wins EUR 500, and after four consecutive wins on the throne there is a Jackpot doubling the already earned prize money with EUR 2000. The jackpot system motivates the rulers to stay in the tournament until they win the jackpot and also becomes a more attractive target to beat.

-Viewer interaction
Our viewers will have the opportunity to decide which map they want to see played. The team captain from each team gets to ban two maps from the map pool - leaving three maps for the viewers to choose from. The goal is to interact more with the viewers by granting them more power and to create a less random map selection. Our traditional map wheel is long gone.

We will have an interactive hosting section where our host will interact directly with our viewers in the Twitch chat. There will also be an MVP vote poll throughout the week on our social medias where you will have the opportunity to vote for your favorite player - showing them how appreciated they are. Fun quizzes, contests and much more will also come along through the season.

-KoN Honorbet League
We are once again going to do the “Honorbet League” where you can predict the match result in the Twitch chat and gain points according to your results. You will not win any fancy price or any money. This is all about honor and respect.

 

-Follow King of Nordic:
www.twitch.tv/kingofnordic
www.facebook.com/kingofnordic
www.twitter.com/kingofnordic
www.instagram.com/kingofnordic
www.kingofnordic.com
www.esenesports.com

 

-Tournament contact:
Christer “MrMouse” Körnbäck: christer@esenstudio.com, Head of Esport and business development.

-About King of Nordic
King of Nordic "KoN" is an open Nordic championship with national qualifier tournaments in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, which ends with a live weekly finale between the countries. The final format is "King of the hill" which means that the winning nation remains on the throne as a champion in anticipation of next week's challenger. The ruling champions increase their prize pool every week and present a bigger and more prestigious goal for the other contestant nations.

-About ESEN eSports
ESEN is one of Sweden's largest esports companies with a complete infrastructure, which includes its own esports-arena, event venue, tournament platform, studio and TV-production with over 200 live broadcasts in the portfolio. ESEN is experts in live production and the creator of the Nordic’s largest tournament "King of Nordic". ESEN also offers broadcasting and tournament services for organizers and game developers. www.esenesports.com

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