The start of 2017 has already a massive push of esports coming from Denmark. Danish football team’s FC Copenhagen, recently announced that they will be creating a world-class esports team ‘North’.
“We are two strong players within entertainment teaming up to get involved with esports at the highest level from the start,” said Anders Hørsholt, the CEO of FC Copenhagen. “There is massive potential in esports. We have considerable ambitions with North, which will be among the world’s best from day one. We love to compete at FCK, and we are looking froward to getting going and developing this.”
Further the announcement, Copenhagen Municipality has announced a 2 million kroner investment into created a brand new esports center. The center will allow locals and visitors to pay to play as well as facilitate regular tournaments.
“Esports is the new black, and it’s seeing hasty growth with new associations popping up everywhere,” said the city’s deputy mayor for culture and leisure issues, Carl Christian Ebbesen. “With a centre dedicated to esports it will be possible for even more Copenhageners to play esports and game.”
It’s reported that the new centre will cost just short of 2 million. Located in the center of the northwest district.
It’s amazing to see a city thriving and investing in esports as the new year comes in!
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