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  Tonight is the premier for the weekly TV show QPAD King of Nordic with 6000 USD in prize pool
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Stockholm, Sweden, April 28, 2015 for immediate release

QPAD in co-operation with Samsung, BeQuiet, Webhallen,,, and today announce a new Counter strike:Global offensive TV show named “QPAD King of Nordic” a King of the hill style tournament between the Nordic countries.

The format is a weekly King of the hill tournament in CS:GO between the Nordic countries. Each nation holds a local qualifier to determine who will represent their nation in the weekly live broadcasted TV show “QPAD King Of Nordic”. The first show starts tonight at 19:00 CET and will be broadcasted weekly every Tuesday at the same time.

Every week a nation manage to withhold the throne their prize pool accumulates with 500 USD and products. The total prize pool is 6000 USD + loads of products.

Audience raffles and quiz contests

QPAD King of Nordic promises to offer a lot of goodies and prices for the audience in quiz and raffles during the live show.

The return of “The Swede” and “Yankman”

The QPAD King of Nordic TV show marks the comeback of the legendary show-casters; Rikard “The swede” Franzen and Chris “Yankman” Schetter from who was pioneers in the early days of eSport broadcasting, with over a thousand of live streams in their portfolio. For people who remember them it's with a smile in their face.

Their old school flavour of colouring and entertain the viewers have amused thousands of gamers worldwide. If we know these guys correct you better watch it LIVE, they're known for losing their vods!

Nation partners

Finland -

Norway -

Denmark -

Sweden -

Make sure to tune in tonight at 19:00 CET 28th of April to follow the live premier of the show at

Teaser video:

For more information:

KoN press contact:

Rikard Franzén [email protected]

About QPAD:

QPAD built its success on a grassroots commitment to the gaming community. Like you, we thrive in the madness of competition and embrace the free spirit of gaming. Our sponsorship of the Q Tour, events, communities, cups, tournaments, teams and LAN parties reflects this commitment. The knowledge we've gained has fed into our development of high quality products that deliver great performance and given many a winning edge.