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News > Esport > WCS Nordic Nationals: Casters announced

WCS Nordic Nationals: Casters announced

Today we’re very happy to announce the caster line-up at StarCraft II World Championship Series – Nordic Nationals 28th of July. Incontrol, Grubby and Apollo will be on-site and give to the best possible coverage you can get from the final and most interesting matches in the tournament.

Nordic Nationals will feature stream’s in English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish. The main stream from the Nordic Nationals LAN finals 28th of July will be in English where we’ll bring some of the best and well-known casters to the table. All matches on the main English stream will be streamed in Free HD (720p) at www.dreamhack.tv and www.twitch.tv

The Casters:

Shaun ‘Apollo’ Clark – Caster
Former World Cyber Games Champion and Team Dignitas player Apollo have casted all DreamHack tournaments in StarCraft II since the first tournament at DreamHack Winter 2010. Today Apollo is a regular caster at DreamHack, ASUS ROG, MLG and IPL tournaments. He’s respected as one of the best in-game analysts and commentators in the field and is now working full-time in this profession from The GD Studios in Stockholm.

Manuel ‘Grubby’ Schenkhuizen – Caster
Grubby is one world’s most famous eSports gamers. He’s a true professional with an amazing record in WarCraft where he won more than 38 LAN tournaments, of which 6 are World Championships. Today he’s a independent StarCraft II player sponsored by 5 brand’s and competes to become the very best. He’s also a praised livestreamer and caster in recent World Championship Series- and MLG-tournaments. Grubby will make his debut as official caster in a DreamHack-produced tournament and we’re very happy to have on board to team up with the DreamHack-veteran Apollo.

The Host:

Geoff ‘iNcontroL’ Robinson – Host
Geoff “iNcontroL” Robinson is a professional StarCraft 2 and former Brood War player from the United States, representing Team Evil Geniuses. He’s also one of the most well-known personalities and very involved in the StarCraft II community trough his participation in the famous podcast State of The Game and guest appearances as a caster in various tournaments. iNcontroL made his debut as an host at DreamHack EIZO Open Stockholm and was praised by the community and followed-up his success with casting and hosting DreamHack Summer 2012. This Summer we have seen iNcontroL doing HomeStoryCup in Germany and we’ll be part of the NASL Season 3 finals before going back to Stockholm to host the WCS Nordic Nationals in Annexet, Stockholm.

The Observer

Michael ‘Adebisi’ Van Driel – In-game producer
This event will also be the first event when we have a dedicated observer in the DreamHack media production. We’ll bring in one of world’s best observers, Adebisi, to help us provide the best possible observing in-game. This will give our casters more time to focus on their casting and we belive this will increase the production quality a lot.

Tomorrow we’ll release the casters for the Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish streams.

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More information / previous news items about Nordic Nationals:
- Official Hotel: Quality Hotel Globe
- Nordic Nationals Media partner: Aftonbladet
- SC2 WCS Nordic Nationals ticket release 09.00 July 3
- Nordic Nationals Online Qualifiers announced
- Nordic Nationals take place at Annexet

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