Biography of Nicolai 'dev1ce' Reedtz

Nicolai “dev1ce” Reedtz, born Sep 8, 1995, is a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player from Denmark, currently playing as AWPer for Astralis.

dev1ce's nickname

Nicolai got his nickname from when his computer was starting up, and the word device caught his attention, which then became his nickname “dev1ce”. When you watch Counter-Strike you will see him being called dev1ce or device.

The history of dev1ce

From the first moments he took the mouse in his hands, it was obvious to everyone around him that dev1ce would not only become pro, but one of the greatest players to ever participate in tournaments. Despite being so young in terms of age, he is regarded as one of the most skilled and talented professional players in the world.

dev1ce is described as a magician with a gun – he can do almost everything. The highlights he can pull off are breathtaking for everyone who gets the pleasure of watching him perform.

It is no secret that he is a great teammate – Astralis is known for executing their gameplan very well and they are somewhat comparable to chess masters. They are truly on another level, and dev1ce is a huge part of that success.

dev1ce's career

Besides being a great team player, he is also able to show his individual abilities, which won him multiple MVP awards. He was the best player in tournaments like ESL Pro League Season 8, BLAST Pro Series São Paulo 2019, StarLadder Berlin Major 2019 and many more.

dev1ce’s best spot in the world rankings was back in 2018, where he finished as 2nd.

dev1ce is with no doubt one of the most dominating individuals in professional esports, which was enough to earn him the nickname “Michael Jordan of Counter-Strike”. Some of the teams who were lucky to have him on their roster were Copenhagen Wolves, Heroic, Dignitas, SoloMid and his current home – Astralis.

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