Astralis confirm device return at the Major

MIRAA
January 11th, 2018 11:26

Astralis have formally confirmed that Nicolai "device" Reedtz will play for the team at ELEAGUE Major Boston.

The 22-year-old returns to Astralis' roster after missing the last three events of 2017, BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen, the ESL Pro League Season 6 Finals and the ECS Season 4 Finals, due to medical reasons.

Dennis "dennis" Edman filled in for Nicolai "device" Reedtz in Copenhagen, where Astralis finished second to SK, while Ruben "RUBINO" Villarroel was the team's fifth player in Odense and Cancun, where they placed 9th-10th and 3rd-4th, respectively.

device will be Astralis' fifth at the Major

In a video posted on Astralis' Twitter, device admitted that it was "tough" to be on the sidelines during this period and stated that he is "looking forward" to competing at the Major. 

As one of the top eight finishers from PGL Major Krakow, Astralis have secured direct entry into the ELEAGUE Major Boston's New Legends Stage, which kicks off on January 19.

The Danish team will attend the Major with:

Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rasmussen
Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth
Denmark Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye
Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz
Denmark Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander 

Denmark Danny "zonic" Sørensen (coach) 

Denmark Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Lukas 'gla1ve' Rossander
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.01
Maps played:
1037
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.17
Denmark Danny 'zonic' Sørensen
Danny 'zonic' Sørensen
Age:
32
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.75
Maps played:
20
KPR:
0.49
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.11
Denmark Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Peter 'dupreeh' Rasmussen
Age:
25
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
1314
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.14
Denmark Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Nicolai 'device' Reedtz
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.17
Maps played:
1194
KPR:
0.79
DPR:
0.63
APR:
0.13
Denmark Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Markus 'Kjaerbye' Kjærbye
Age:
20
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.07
Maps played:
1116
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.15
Denmark Andreas 'Xyp9x' Højsleth
Andreas 'Xyp9x' Højsleth
Age:
23
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.03
Maps played:
1371
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.62
APR:
0.17
Sweden Dennis 'dennis' Edman
Dennis 'dennis' Edman
Age:
27
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.04
Maps played:
869
KPR:
0.72
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
Norway Ruben 'RUBINO' Villarroel
Ruben 'RUBINO' Villarroel
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.99
Maps played:
821
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.13
#2
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Russia xtkjdtr01 
Im so glad good luck device!!!!
2018-01-11 11:28
#28
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Russia xtkjdtr01 
Also fuck this stupid kinguin ad i would be first without notifications on phone version of hltv I could be the legend
2018-01-11 11:29
#48
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Germany No_Kappa 
guess no more BabyRage excuses for glaive...
2018-01-11 11:51
Dennis > Glaive Rubino > Glaive Glaive = Ungrateful BabyRager
2018-01-11 14:52
#120
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Denmark mersault17 
Why?
2018-01-11 18:16
He cried online that if they had Device, Astralis probably would have had better results (winning championship in one case). But if you look at the stats Dennis and Rubino were better than Glaive. I know he is IGL, but at this lvl IGL's need to show up as well... if not better to be a coach than IGL (IMO). Look it up.. it's on Twitter. Fer from SK burned him sometimes after his BabyRage. If you don't find it.. maybe I can help you ;)
2018-01-12 03:22
#127
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Denmark mersault17 
Ah okay thanks for insight...:)
2018-01-12 14:43
#97
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Denmark JEBO 
Hell Yeah!!! WB!!! <3
2018-01-11 14:55
Excited as well.. although I'm more of a SK/VP fan. I like Device (and Xypex and Kjaerby). Not so big fan of Glaive and (I don't know why) can't stand Dupreeh lol (maybe meeting him in person might change this ;)
2018-01-12 03:24
#126
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Denmark JEBO 
Well all people have their opinion, but still having him back just made my year. The team wasn't really the same without him <3
2018-01-12 14:08
+1
2018-01-12 19:45
#3
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Finland perkelemeister 
Yes yes YES
2018-01-11 11:27
NOOOO
2018-01-11 11:27
#7
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Turkey FaZe|XANTARES 
expected LUL
2018-01-11 11:27
#8
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Germany LambSh1ft 
Welcome back Device
2018-01-11 11:27
#9
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Singapore KyraxeuS 
ecin
2018-01-11 11:27
#10
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Brazil 16|0 
Ez major
2018-01-11 11:27
Yesss Devve is back!
2018-01-11 11:27
nice
2018-01-11 11:27
#13
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Norway hixxx9 
YEEEEEEEEEEEE, MA BOOOOOOOOOOOOI
2018-01-11 11:27
#14
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Lithuania fRc_ 
Welcome back
2018-01-11 11:27
Massa
2018-01-11 11:27
#18
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Australia KatVian 
Thank god.
2018-01-11 11:27
yeee
2018-01-11 11:27
ez 4 ence
2018-01-11 11:28
#21
suNny | 
Europe KnorkeF 
Its time for Astralis
2018-01-11 11:28
devv godd
2018-01-11 11:28
No more dupreeh awp?
2018-01-11 11:28
looks sick
2018-01-11 11:28
He looks heavily sedated on that vid.
2018-01-11 11:28
#26
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Brazil Goecker 
Just another major for him to choke He will be a beast the entire swiss rounds, maybe in the beginning of the playoffs as well, but if Astralis goes deep in tournament, he will start choking
2018-01-11 11:28
#99
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Switzerland BottomFragger 
Could be but doesn't have to become true. But why not appreciate him for that? He's a huge part of why Astralis even makes those deep runs. If he chokes, there's four other players ready to tear shit up.
2018-01-11 15:11
#27
kNgV- | 
Cyprus TANERTT 
Ez major for astralis
2018-01-11 11:28
well someone's gotta go and farm all the exit and eco frags...
2018-01-11 11:29
well someone's gotta make fallen his bitch again
2018-01-11 16:18
#33
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Netherlands 079 
Glad he is recovered. Have a Cloud9 day -VeryCloud9Guy
2018-01-11 11:30
Cringiest name and comment I have ever seen.
2018-01-11 12:03
Ironic
2018-01-11 13:56
You don't have the right to speak since I do not know your real nationality, most likely from a third world country.
2018-01-11 13:58
Flags on a forum matter you that much? Pathetic..
2018-01-11 14:02
The fact that you can't speak proper English tells me you are ashamed of your nationality.
2018-01-11 14:02
Not really.. I just don't care enough of it..
2018-01-11 14:07
Pls learn English as well.
2018-01-11 12:03
wow that tag is too dumb
2018-01-12 14:46
#35
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Denmark JohnMcDonalds 
Welcome back dad :)
2018-01-11 11:31
#36
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Brazil HaiduHilario 
And the awp saving from round 3 and beyond began for Astralis.
2018-01-11 11:31
Lul xD
2018-01-11 16:15
Hope he will recover after making operation after major .
2018-01-11 11:32
#38
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United Kingdom Fizzhaz 
will he be able????
2018-01-11 11:34
#39
Bwills | 
United States hdz` 
i'm going to sex him when he comes to boston
2018-01-11 11:36
#40
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Brazil Orb1tt 
I wish they win the major
2018-01-11 11:40
#41
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Turkey emiliosantos 
0.87 rating inc
2018-01-11 11:44
#96
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Denmark DanishDelight 
not until semis, he always carry hard in group and quarterfinals
2018-01-11 14:53
#42
s1mple | 
Turkey solfex 
his neck is so long
2018-01-11 11:44
#95
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Denmark DanishDelight 
lol guess it's at least better than no neck at all^^
2018-01-11 14:52
#43
NiKo | 
India Sishir 
Ez Faze vs Astralis final
2018-01-11 11:44
first
2018-01-11 11:49
inb4 astralis 1-3 out of groups
2018-01-11 11:51
#49
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Australia enspia 
Anyone know exactly what was wrong with him? Also what’s his form going to be like after so much time off?
2018-01-11 11:52
WHO CARE , THEY DONT EVEN PAST SWISS
2018-01-11 11:52
Thats sad that you Think that Way but they are gonna win
2018-01-11 11:54
i aren't think that
2018-01-11 11:55
#93
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Denmark DanishDelight 
Yeah for sure, the team that has been in playoffs at every major so far. You should go drink some more, maybe your reasoning will come back to you
2018-01-11 14:50
yes they was on every playoffs , thats why they wont get it now
2018-01-11 15:15
logic 0/10
2018-01-11 15:24
>Astralis fan >sexual life Pick one
2018-01-11 15:25
Astralis fan #ZonicXGod
2018-01-11 15:50
i aren't think that
2018-01-11 11:54
#54
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Spain GonGon 
Finally
2018-01-11 11:56
eXpEcTeD
2018-01-11 11:56
#56
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Sweden Brothaquack 
:O
2018-01-11 11:57
#57
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Taiwan SCVready 
Nice good luck devve
2018-01-11 11:59
#58
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Brazil MIBR_Top_One 
GL giraffe XD
2018-01-11 12:00
Who cares?
2018-01-11 12:00
Who?
2018-01-11 12:02
#63
s1mple | 
Poland Hell2k 
Dennis>Device lul
2018-01-11 12:05
Maybe for a tournament or two, a tournament where the opposition gets a hard time reading Astralis. But in the long run, Device > Dennis.
2018-01-11 12:17
#71
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Russia suicidewave 
-kjr +dennis/cajunb after major ez
2018-01-11 13:08
#92
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Denmark DanishDelight 
-kjr? +cajunb? lol he already got replaced twice, but yes lets try him a third time^^
2018-01-11 14:49
You could say Astralis 'deviced' a good plan
2018-01-11 12:16
nice he can save the AWP every round and then drop it to dupreeh. this will be good for Astralis
2018-01-11 12:17
Maybe they will change the frequency of Dupreeh AWP'ing, raising it a bit, preferably to a level where he for some rounds are the main AWP'er.
2018-01-11 12:19
#69
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
they'll play like coldzera and FalleN
2018-01-11 12:26
+1
2018-01-11 13:09
+1
2018-01-11 16:57
#68
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Denmark FeNoM_XD 
top2 2018
2018-01-11 12:20
hltv = ie users
2018-01-11 12:50
rip astralis
2018-01-11 13:09
#74
NEO | 
Brazil tegin 
Welcome back legend devve <3
2018-01-11 13:16
#75
Sweden NKLT 
I will cheer for astralis even tho I’m a NiP fan.
2018-01-11 13:17
#76
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Luxembourg alex24 
rip astralis 1-3 in groups
2018-01-11 13:29
#77
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United States SladesterG 
I'm not the biggest fan of astralis but I'm happy to see devices return because I want the competition at this major to be as high as possible
2018-01-11 13:33
the greatest player of all time is back to win the major and dominate 2018! #RUNDEV1CE Have an Astralis Day! -VeryAstralisGuy
2018-01-11 13:35
#98
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Palestine S1rEz10 
Xddddd
2018-01-11 15:04
Everyday he is confirmed lol
2018-01-11 13:56
Astralis vs Faze in finals.
2018-01-11 13:58
#86
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Netherlands duudiGOD 
tier1 news LUL Have a sad day! -VerySadGay
2018-01-11 14:05
#88
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Greece GiakouGR 
DEVGOD is back ;)
2018-01-11 14:08
Not gonna reach playoff
2018-01-11 14:09
#90
lover | 
Other Gala0 
0 - 3
2018-01-11 14:12
#115
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Switzerland Tacticalsine 
he doesn't play for faze
2018-01-11 16:40
#91
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Czech Republic Prdola15 
Yess. #TOTHESTARS
2018-01-11 14:46
lol so what they wont even pass the semis
2018-01-11 15:23
of course he wants to play... money money money
2018-01-11 15:31
easy for astralis, double awp if needed with dupreeh!
2018-01-11 15:41
#108
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Europe S3bjastjan 
yeeeeeeeeeea
2018-01-11 16:14
#111
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Brazil FaelEz 
Possible major winners Sk Astralis Faze VP
2018-01-11 16:27
rip
2018-01-11 16:29
Welcome back! Now give the awp to Dupreeh and play with rifles yourself :D
2018-01-11 16:32
#114
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France Yoyoona00 
Nice
2018-01-11 16:33
#116
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Japan BodeFuceta 
That's unfair. Now SK is the only crippled team.
2018-01-11 16:55
why did he left? pregnant? mental issues? ...
2018-01-11 17:24
the god is back<3 #ToTheStars
2018-01-11 21:23
#122
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France rsi_rise 
Nice !
2018-01-11 22:01
#123
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China NoAWPNoBrain 
20 ecofrags incoming gg astralis
2018-01-11 23:23
#130
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Turkey Retardarino 
pls dont be like fnatic
2018-01-12 20:54
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