Christopher Alesund is a professional Counter-Strike player, that has played in all of the top teams in the world. Best known as his alias GeT_RiGht, he is a force to be reckoned with in both Counter-Strike and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Recognised worldwide as an eSports personality, when at events he shares his perspective of being a global star and succeeding in the entertainment set to overtake traditional sports.
Alesund broke onto the eSports scene in 2007 as a member of Begrip and SK Gaming, before settling on Fnatic in 2009. As a vital member of the team, Alesund led the team to a number of impressive victories playing as the lurker on Counter-Strike. Within one year his team won WEG E-Stars 2009: King of the Game, IEM Season 3, KODE5 and IEM IV Dubai. He also came first in the European National Championships as part of the Swedish National team. In recognition of his individual achievements, Alesund was awarded the ESports Player of the Year 2009 and Counter-Strike Player of the Year, both equally high honours in the eSports industry.
Changing team and game did not slow his success and he continued to compete in 87 games in 2012 without a loss playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for Ninjas in Pyjamas. Alesund made a reputation for himself as having great skill in clutch and high-pressure situations as well as making the ‘lurker’ role popular. In 2013 Ninjas in Pyjamas won the ESL Major Series One tournament, defeating Alesund’s previous team; Fnatic. Half-Life TV rewarded Alensund’s undeniable talent by placing him in the first position on their ‘Top 20 Players’ (of Counter-Strike) list in 2013 and 2014.
Currently, Alesund is not affiliated with any team after spending seven years with Ninjas in Pyjamas. He has instead branched out and become an analyst for ESports Championship Series Season 8, where he is set to be on the analytics desk for the 2019 finals. As a fan favourite Alesund is a popular choice to provide experienced expertise on the game.
With over a decade as a top eSports performer, Alesund is an obvious choice to share the insider news with audiences interested in professional gaming. Often praised for his impeccable work ethic and pioneering strategy as the lurker, he has developed a style of gameplay that is now widely used across the Counter-Strike community. A legend in professional gaming, a Counter-Strike icon and a role model for hard work, Christopher Alesund is a humble but confident speaker for any event.
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