hreds news
  1. hREDS parts ways with Juhob
  2. hREDS partners with Sponsor Insight
  3. hREDS partners with Free-Kevytyrittäjä
  4. Welcome Samu and Mikael
  5. Welcome to hREDS, Juho “juhob” Lampinen


November 22, 2019
hREDS parts ways with Juhob

The hREDS organization is parting ways with Juho “juhob” Lampinen. His short tenure in the team helped us climb ourselves to both Grand Finals of Telia Esports Series and Elisa Liiga respectively. The notion to terminate the contract came from the players side and we complied, thus making it possible for Juho to continue his…

November 19, 2019
hREDS partners with Sponsor Insight

Today we are happy to announce a strategic partnership with Sponsor Insight, one of the leading Finnish companies in sponsorship design and data analytics. Sponsor Insight gained a lot of attention during 2019 when they released an analysis on how young 18-29 men watch more esports in Finland than they do Ice Hockey, a feat…

November 14, 2019
hREDS partners with Free-Kevytyrittäjä

We are happy to announce our partnership with Free-Kevytyrittäjä, a service that brings light entrepreneurial possibilities to all of us. Light entrepreneurship is a form of employment that counts your customers for work done without you having to set up your own business or send your tax card to a large number of employers. With…

October 10, 2019
Welcome Samu and Mikael

We are happy to welcome Mikael ”sotsi” Reenpää and Samu “samuswaggins” Rantanen to hREDS organization. The two new recruits will be in charge of our junior program starting next week. The junior program is done in cooperation with Telia and it is set teach young 13-17 year old players on how to become a better…

September 29, 2019
Welcome to hREDS, Juho “juhob” Lampinen

Today we are happy to welcome Juho “juhob” Lampinen to the organization. Juho will be replacing Kristo “r0tta” Lindfors in our active CS:GO lineup immediately and will be seen in our ESEA Advanced match this very evening. Juho, aged 24 is an experienced veteran of the Finnish CS:GO scene and has also seen his fair…

September 19, 2019
Hae mukaan hREDS CS:GO junioritoimintaan!

Haku on avoinna kaikille 13-17 -vuotiaille nuorille joilla kiinnostus kehittyä kilpapelaajana ja ottaa ensiaskeleensa kohti ammattimaista kilpapelaamista. Hakuaika päättyy 8.10.2019, ja hakemuksen löydät täältä

September 13, 2019
OMEN by HP, main partner of hREDS!

Today we are proud to announce a continual agreement with OMEN by HP, our technical partner since the beginning of 2017. The contract has been discussed since early spring and we can now also happily say that from now, OMEN by HP will be the Main Partner of hREDS for the upcoming year. “On behalf…

September 4, 2019
Telia x hREDS Youth Program.

As stated in a press release during summer, Telia and hREDS are starting their youth coaching program now in autumn. The aim of the program is to help young players who have taken an interest in esports to rise to the top. The starting game is CS:GO. “Path to pro is now open to all…

September 2, 2019
Belaeu perfoming well after Fortnite World Cup

If you thought being named 17th best Fortnite player and winning 112 500$ would make you happy and content, you have not seen nothing yet. Since returning from New York, Lassi has been putting in the hours on his ever ongoing improvement and there are results that can back this up. To top this, he…

August 19, 2019

Helsinki REDS etsii CS:GO juniorivalmentajaa. Onko sinusta osaksi punaisen ja intohimoisen organisaation valmennusrinkiä? Kyseessä on viikottainen valmentajan toimi josta maksetaan myös sen mukainen kompensaatio, -Sinulla on aikaisempaa kokemusta CS:GO-pelistä kilpailuhenkisesti, joko pelaajana ja/tai valmentajana. Omaat perusymmärryksen pelin taktiikoista ja olet valmis kehittämään itseäsi eteenpäin. -Pystyt osallistumaan apuvalmentajan roolissa myös hREDS ja JPB harjoituksiin. Pääosin etänä,…

August 7, 2019
Belaeu impresses at Fortnite World Cup

Lassi “Belaeu” Kallio has placed 17th in the world in the Fortnite World Cup, held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, USA. Belaeu qualified in the first week of qualifiers, taking the pressure off his shoulders at an early stage. “All games went pretty much according to plan,” Belaeu commented on his own…

July 22, 2019
hREDS partners with noblechairs

Helsinki – July 22nd – The Helsinki REDS esports organization is proud to announce a partnership with one of the leading gaming chair brands, Noblechairs. From now on the players of hREDS will use Noblechairs, which are designed by professional players as the ultimate gear for gamers. Jimm’s PC Store will deliver the chairs to hREDS…

June 27, 2019
hREDS partners with Telia

Today we are happy to announce a partnership with teleoperator Telia, one of the leading telcos in the Nordic region. On top of the organizational agreement, we are also happy to inform of the arrival of hREDS youth program, an initiative that will kickoff later this year. “The goal is to create a program to…

May 21, 2019
Welcome to Helsinki REDS Otto “JETBAT” Maja

The second streamer to join Helsinki REDS organization is Otto “JETBAT” Maja, a 31 year old native of Helsinki. He is a relatively new face to the Finnish twitch scene, but has gathered a decent following during the last year. His favorite games include CS:GO, Overwatch and Fortnite, but is best known for his relatively…

April 16, 2019
hREDS partners with Rockstar Energy Drink

The Helsinki REDS is entering a partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink, a series of energy drinks designed for those who lead active lives. Available in over thirty countries and over twenty flavors, Rockstar provides action-packed drinks to everyone from athletes to rockstars — and now to professional gamers, too! “We are privileged to be entering…

March 14, 2019
hREDS partners with

The Helsinki REDS is proud to announce cooperation with, leading service platform for self-employed and freelance professionals in Finland. “Doing things with new and innovative ways goes hand in hand with esports. This being said is an interesting company to follow as work evolves with new generation of people doing things differently to create…

March 8, 2019
hREDS announces CS:GO roster

Two weeks ago, the Helsinki REDS announced its expansion into CS:GO; today, we are proud to present our very first roster in one of the most popular games in Finland. “The aim was to sign a squad with a good mix of experience and youth. I feel that we have accomplished that with signing these…

March 5, 2019
Helsinki REDS part ways with Dota 2 roster.

The Helsinki REDS parts ways with its Dota 2 roster: Kim “Vipu” Roos, Tomas “Syuuu” Sainio, Jan “Womber” Kylmänen, Oleg “Lasthero” Demidovich and Thomas “Rab8” Kotk. Head coach Stefan “Realtoxi” Stamatović will also be leaving the organization. “It has been a long 1,5 years, and we have grown a lot as an organization. That being…

February 18, 2019
hREDS move into CS:GO

  Toni ”toNppa” Luhtapuro appointed as coach of Helsinki REDS’ CS:GO team   Helsinki – February 18th – The Helsinki REDS expands into Counter Strike: Global Offensive and has appointed Toni ”toNppa” Luhtapuro as coach of the team. Luhtapuro is a former professional CS:GO player and one of the most succesful coaches in Finnish esports….

November 30, 2018
Lassi “belaeu” Kallio joins the Helsinki REDS

Lassi “belaeu” Kallio has joined the Helsinki REDS as the first-ever Fortnite player in the organization. 21-year-old Tampere native belaeu has already established himself in the Finnish Fortnite scene. “I am thankful to the Helsinki REDS for the opportunity to represent them,” belaeu commented. “I’ve already made it a long way with Fortnite, and with…

November 24, 2018
REDS Dota 2 team preparing for upcoming tournaments in Kisakallio Sports Center

Helsinki REDS is preparing for its upcoming qualifier games with a eleven day bootcamp at Kisakallio Sports Center. The teams players, their coach Stefan “RealToxi” Stamatovic and manager Joel “Jannu” Toivonen are living and practising in Kisakallio at 24th November to 4th December. We think that for the members of the roster to work together…

October 11, 2018
Helsinki REDS sign coach for Dota 2 team

Helsinki REDS is happy to announce the signing of Stefan “Realtoxi” Statamović as the coach of our Dota 2 roster. 25-year-old Stamatovic has a long history with the game since the early days of Dota, a mod created for Warcraft 3 where it all began. Statamović started his coaching career in 2017 and has since…

October 11, 2018
Introducing Rab8 and Lasthero

Today we are happy to announce the signing of two new players to our Dota 2 roster, Oleg “Lasthero” Demidovich and Thomas “Rab8” Kotk. Demidovich, 24 is a native of Belarus and started playing Dota 2 professionally during 2016, playing in multiple Belarusian teams, before making his first appearance in Brestomans, an esports organization owned…

September 24, 2018
Elisa Viihde extends partnership with Helsinki REDS and Taurora

Elisa Viihde extends partnership with the Helsinki REDS and continues the development of the tournament platform Taurora in cooperation with the Helsinki based esports club. The renewed contract covers the next two seasons of Taurora Invitational online tournaments and also includes cooperation with the Helsinki REDS’ esports professionals. The Helsinki REDS acquired the ownership on…

September 18, 2018
Omen by HP and Helsinki REDS extend partnership

The Helsinki REDS is proud to announce the extension to the organization’s partnership with global computer manufacturer HP. The REDS professional esports players will continue to compete with Omen by HP computers also in the future. “First and foremost, we are obligated to ensure that our players have the very best equipment to compete with….

September 3, 2018
Vardu clearing his way to TOP 8 finish in HCT Fall Playoffs

Alvar “Vardu” Dürr became the first Finnish player ever to clear his way into the prestigous top 8 in Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) Fall Playoffs. With a solid 6-1 record in swiss, Vardu moved into the winners bracket in the final phase. RENMEN and hatul were too much as he only got 1 win point combined…

September 3, 2018
Welcome to Helsinki REDS Aino ”Aippa” Lehtimäki

After months of requests to add a streamer to the organization, we have come to an agreement with Aino ”Aippa” Lehtimäki to start developing new line of streamers for the organization  Aippa is 26 and she comes from the city of Tampere. She is not new to the twitch community as she has been streaming…

September 1, 2018
Erik ”Eki” Tammenpää signs with Sampi

Helsinki – August 29th – Erik ”Eki” Tammenpää, reigning world champion in NHL19, leaves the Helsinki REDS organization to pursuit his career as full time professional gamer. Eki has signed a contract with Team Sampi and the transfer takes effect immediately. – We are sorry to see Eki go, but we extend our utmost gratitude…

August 31, 2018
Vardu and Zumpp attending HCT Season 2 playoffs

Alvar “Vardu” Dürr and Sauli “Zumpp” Rinta-aho travel to Netherlands today to partake in the second playoffs of the 2018 HCT Series. The boys are confident about their submitted decks and are sure that the 120 cards will make a great impact ingame come gametime. “Testing with the decks and creating them has been a…

August 10, 2018
Helsinki REDS part ways with Ouker and K1ra

Dota 2 season is over and as the first decision of the off season hREDS have parted ways with Risto “Ouker” Kakkonen and Amir “K1ra” Kassem. “Our first season has been a long effort to get back on track and play on a level required to compete in Europe. As a result orientated sport, change…

August 7, 2018
Janne “Janetzky” Aho wins his second national title

Janne “Janetzky” Aho has won his second Finnish national championship title. The first title was won in 2016 while 2017 was more favorable to his now teammate Alvar “Vardu” Dürr. Although not an easy achievement in 2016, this year was a real grind. The tournament started with a almost clean 4-1 record in the 5…

July 10, 2018
Vardu takes second place at HCT Italy

Alvar “Vardu” Dürr has taken second place at the HCT Italy tournament. “I’m very pleased with the result,” commented Vardu. “Of course a win would have been nice, but if someone had told me before the tournament that I would come out in second place I would have been very excited.” “I made a few…

June 27, 2018
REDS announces partnership with OnePlus

The esports organization Helsinki REDS has proudly announced a new partnership with smartphone company OnePlus. REDS always values performance, quality and lack of lag – which ties in perfectly with the OnePlus philosophy “Never Settle” and with their top-of-the line products. “We are proud to present OnePlus as one of our main partners. We share…

June 26, 2018
Erik “Eki” Tammenpää wins the first ever NHL Gaming World Championship

Erik “Eki” Tammenpää has won the first-ever NHL Gaming World Championship in Las Vegas. Eki did not drop a single game on his march to victory, which started from the online qualifiers where he won his trip to the European finals that were held in Stockholm, Sweden. Some said he was too cocky after he essentially…

May 16, 2018
Helsinki REDS signs Erik “Eki” Tammenpää

The Helsinki REDS have expanded into console gaming, signing Erik “Eki” Tammenpää as their first-ever NHL player. Born and raised in the greater Helsinki area, Tammenpää has a long history in conventional ice hockey. He played as a goalie in Espoo for 13 years before swapping to esports, where the NHL franchise was a clear…

May 4, 2018
Sauli “Zumpp” Rinta-aho to participate in HCT 2018 Playoffs in May

Zumpp is travelling to participate in the Hearthstone Championship Tour 2018 seasonal summer playoffs in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, this coming weekend. He is looking to succeed in the playoffs and make it to the seasonal finals and, ultimately, to compete in the Hearthstone World Championship for 2018. Follow his trip on our…

April 14, 2018
New Taurora tournament announced

Taurora Dota 2 Invitational #1 is a new tournament organized by Taurora. Twelve invited teams and four teams selected through open qualifiers will participate and battle for a total prize pool of 5000€. The teams will be split into four groups consisting of four teams each. After the open qualifiers, all teams will be raffled…

April 11, 2018
Battery partners with Taurora

Taurora is proud to present its next partnership – Battery energy drink! Battery is an energy drink brand from Finnish company Sinebrychoff. The brand was launched in 1997 as the first energy drink in Finland, and thus celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2017. The brand has a strong foothold in Finland and the other Nordic…

April 10, 2018
Elisa Viihde partners with Taurora

Elisa Viihde, the leading digital entertainment service in Finland, is partnering with Taurora to help us provide high-quality Dota 2 tournament content! Elisa Viihde covers all your entertainment needs – original series, the largest selection of Finnish movies, the latest Hollywood films, an extensive range of TV shows, sports you just can’t see anywhere else……

April 4, 2018
Hearthstone Championship Tour season 1 results

The first season of the Hearthstone Championship Tour ended on 01.04.2018, and the results for the Helsinki REDS Hearthstone players are in! Alvar “Vardu” Dürr and Janne “Janetzky” Aho both fell a few points short of qualifying, earning 27 points and 19 points, respectively. Sauli “Zumpp” Rinta-aho, however, played his way to 33 points and…

April 3, 2018
Helsinki REDS expands into organizing esports tournaments

Helsinki – April 4th – The esports organization Helsinki REDS has acquired a Finnish tournament organizer Taurora, which will be merged into the REDS’ organization. Along with this merger the REDS expands its activity into organizing esports tournaments. Taurora ws founded in 2015 for Dota 2 tournaments and has since then also organized CS:GO and…

March 2, 2018
Amir “K1ra” Kassem completes the Helsinki REDS Dota 2 roster

Amir “K1ra” Kassem has joined the the Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team. K1ra is an experienced player with a long history in Dota 2. Originally from Lebanon and currently living in Switzerland, K1ra is the first international player to be signed to the Helsinki REDS. “We were looking for the best possible player to fill…

February 20, 2018
Jani “Exceed” Kosonen moves from Overwatch to Tekken 7

Jani “Exceed” Kosonen, one of the original members of the Helsinki REDS Overwatch roster and DPS player until the team’s dissolution in late 2017, is staying on with the Helsinki REDS to begin a career in competitive Tekken. “Moving from Overwatch to Tekken is a big step for me,” said Exceed of the switch. “I…

February 7, 2018
Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team open applications

The Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team is looking for a new POS3 player. Find out more and apply here!

January 31, 2018
Janetzky joins the Helsinki REDS Hearthstone lineup

The final member of the Helsinki REDS Hearthstone lineup has been released: Vardu and Zumpp are to be joined by Janne “Janetzky” Aho. Janetzky is the 2016 Finnish Hearthstone champion as well as the captain for the Finnish roster for the Global Games 2017. “Janetzky is a well known player in the Finnish scene and he…

January 30, 2018
Vardu joins Zumpp in the Helsinki REDS Hearthstone lineup

Alvar “Vardu” Dürr joins Zumpp as the second member of the Helsinki REDS Hearthstone lineup. Among other achievements, Vardu is the current reigning Finnish Hearthstone champion. “Vardu is a good addition to the roster. An up and coming talent for the international scene with his level of play already solidified here in Finland. Expecting great…

January 29, 2018
Helsinki REDS announces Hearthstone lineup

The Helsinki REDS has released the first Hearthstone player of its three-man Hearthstone lineup today: Sauli “zumpp” Rinta-aho, winner of the Dreamhack 2017 Winter Grand Prix tournament. “With the new interesting changes coming to Hearthstone World Championship series for 2018, we are excited to be joining the game at this exact point in time. With…

January 23, 2018
The Helsinki REDS parts ways with ”Notah”

Benjamin ”Notah” Läärä was one of the original five players on the Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team roster as well as team captain. The REDS organization is thankful for the instrumental role Läärä has played in building the Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team. “Although the team is moving in a different direction, we wish Läärä…

January 18, 2018
Eemeli “Woomera” Ikonen joins the hREDS staff

Eemeli “Woomera” Ikonen, previously team captain of the Helsinki REDS Overwatch roster, is staying on board with the Helsinki REDS. He is leaving behind his role as a competitive player to join the behind-the-scenes staff. “At the beginning of 2017, I decided that I would take a year and see how the Overwatch scene in…

December 7, 2017
REDS release Overwatch roster – “we will consider rejoining OW”

The Helsinki REDS parts ways with Veikka “Talisman” Laine and Kaapo “Kryma” Laine. Two members of the organization’s original Overwatch roster, Eemeli “Woomera” Ikonen and Jani “Exceed” Kosonen, will continue as part of the REDS organization in different roles. More information on their roles in the REDS will be announced at a later date. The…

November 7, 2017
Helsinki REDS release two Overwatch players

The Helsinki REDS has parted ways with Matias “Lalli” Kivimäki and Aleksi “Akke” Kivimäki, previously part of the team’s Overwatch roster.

October 21, 2017
Helsinki REDS first Finnish national Dota 2 champions

Helsinki REDS is the inaugural Finnish champion in Dota 2. The REDS won the title on Saturday 21.10. at the eSM Dota 2 finals. The tournament was held at Grail Quest, a LAN tournament organized in Turku, Finland. Stay tuned for complete wrap-up of the tournament soon at

October 19, 2017
Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team participate in GrailQuest LAN tournament

The Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team is participating in the Dota 2 eSM tournament, to be played at GrailQuest in Turku, Finland. The tournament will be played 19.10.-21.10.2017. The GrailQuest 2017 Dota 2 eSM is the first Finnish Dota 2 national championship. “We are excited to be participating in a Finnish LAN tournament,” said Helsinki…

October 10, 2017
The Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team to participate in ROG Masters 2017 EMEA Qualifier

The Helsinki REDS Dota 2 team will be playing at the ROG Masters 2017 EMEA Qualifiers in Krefeld, Germany from the 12th of October to the 13th of October. The team will face Team Empire, a well-established Russian organization in the first round of single eliminations. “We are very excited to play our first LAN…

August 29, 2017
The Helsinki REDS expand into Dota 2

Helsinki - August 29th - The Helsinki REDS expand into the MOBA Dota 2 and announce their first competitive roster for the game. The team members are captain Benjamin “Notah” Läärä, Jan "Womber" Kylmänen, Kim “Vipu” Roos, Risto “Ouker” Kakkonen and Tomas “Syuuu” Sainio. The team will be managed by Joel “Jannu” Toivonen and coached by...

August 29, 2017
The Helsinki REDS reveal new Overwatch roster

Helsinki – August 29th – The Helsinki REDS have signed three new players to their Overwatch roster. Veikka “Talisman” Laine, Matias “Lalli” Kivimäki and Aleksi “Akke” Kivimäki are the new players in the REDS OW team. The trio previously played together for Alfa Squad, which has now been merged with the Helsinki REDS to form…

August 25, 2017
Liisa Harvela begins internship with the Helsinki REDS

Helsinki – August 25th – Liisa Harvela has begun her internship with the Helsinki REDS. Liisa works for the REDS with several duties in production of media content, daily social media marketing and communication with the gaming community. Ms. Harvela is a law and computer science student at the University of Helsinki, with a background…

August 11, 2017
Helsinki REDS launch junior team GGS REDS

Helsinki – 11th August – The Helsinki REDS proudly announces collaboration with Good Game Squad, Finnish eSports organization that combines youth work and coaching. Good Game Squad, known as GGS, has been one of the pioneers in Finnish junior coaching for the last three years and is now ready to expand to Overwatch with Helsinki…

August 7, 2017
Helsinki REDS release three players

Helsinki – August 7th – The Helsinki REDS announce the release of three players from the organization’s Overwatch roster. The REDS parts ways with Roope “Ruape” Kurkela, Ville “prettyWise” Mikkonen and Miika “BBR” Tekoniemi. – Our Overwatch team has not made significant progress during the past months and results have not been what we aim…

June 2, 2017
REDS add Kaapo “Kryma” Laine to Overwatch roster

Helsinki - June 2nd - the Helsinki REDS are pleased to announce the signing of Kryma to their Overwatch team's roster. Kryma is added to the roster after a tryout and he has been working with the team for the past week. Kryma has previously played for SkitLite Gaming - We are excited to announce this...

May 21, 2017
REDS part ways with Toni “Effix” Hurme

Helsinki – 21st May – REDS part ways with Toni “Effix” Hurme. Hurme is one of the original six players in the REDS’ Overwatch team and the organization expresses the outmost gratitude to Toni. – During the first six months of our franchise Toni has showed tremendous skill, hard work and dedication. We are grateful…

May 21, 2017
Helsinki REDS sign Niklas “Nihvu” Hirvelä as coach

Helsinki – 21st May – The Helsinki REDS eSports organization announces today the signing of Niklas “Nihvu” Hirvelä as coach of our Overwatch team. 27-year-old Hirvelä has over a decade long experience in fps games and started coaching Overwatch at the time of it’s launch in 2016. Niklas has coached different finnish OW teams, the…

April 18, 2017

Helsinki – April 16th – The Helsinki REDS made it three times out of three on the podium in LAN tournaments last weekend. The team took part in Copenhagen Games and finished second behind Team Singularity Ninjas. On their way to the Grand Final the REDS beat the Swedish team Red Reserve in the semifinal….

March 30, 2017
Next stop Copenhagen Games!

Helsinki – March 30th – The Helsinki REDS will attend Copenhagen Games in Denmark during Easter week. The REDS participate in Dr.Oetker Pizzaburger Overwatch tournament ( which will be played between April 13th and 15th. This will be the REDS’ first trip abroad, and it will be pivotal to display our growth as a team…

March 15, 2017
REDS advance into semifinals in Overwatch PIT Championship qualifiers

Helsinki – March 15th – The Helsinki REDS snapped Ex Cyclone’s 15 game winning streak on Wednesday and advance into semifinals of the Overwatch PIT Championship qualifiers. GG’s to Ex Cyclone for a real Oasis thriller. Earlier in the tournament the REDS beat ECV eSports and Void Child. The tournament continues on Thursday and in the semifinals…

February 21, 2017
Meet the REDS – presented by Battery Energy Drink #5

Check out REDS TV series about our Overwatch team players. In the fifth episode you get to meet our off-tank/flex Ville “prettyWise” Mikkonen. Ville opens the door to his home and talks about playing for the REDS. The series is presented by Battery Energy Drink. REDS TV esittelee Overwatch-joukkueen pelaajat, jotka valmistautuvat parhaillaan maaliskuun alussa…

February 21, 2017
The REDS finish third in ESL Go4Overwatch weekly

Helsinki – February 20th – On Sunday the Helsinki REDS finished third in ESL’s weekly tournament Go4Overwatch. This was the best finish for a team from Finland since last summer. On their way to the semifinal the REDS beat Autodidacts, Wizards Overwatch and the Copenhagen Flames. In the semifinal the REDS were beaten 2-0 by…

February 6, 2017
REDS and Tuutsi part ways

Helsinki – February 6th – The Helsinki REDS’s Overwatch team and their coach Mikko “Tuutsi” Kamppari part ways. The initiative to terminate cooperation came from Tuutsi. “It was a huge honor to be a part of the REDS’ first few months into competitive eSports. But right now I feel I don’t have the time or…

February 5, 2017
REDS finish second at Assembly Winter 2017

Helsinki – February 5th – The Helsinki REDS participated this weekend in Assembly Winter 2017 tournament and finished second behind Ninjas in Pyjamas. The REDS almost pulled off a huge surprise in the final, as they led the game 2-1 after the first three maps. NiP came in to the tournament as strong favorites, but…

February 1, 2017
Meet the REDS – presented by Battery Energy Drink #4

Check out REDS TV series about our Overwatch team players. In the fourth episode you get to meet our tank and team captain Roope “Ruape” Kurkela. Roope opens the door to his home and talks about playing for the REDS. The series is presented by Battery Energy Drink. REDS TV esittelee Overwatch-joukkueen pelaajat, jotka valmistautuvat…

January 31, 2017
Meet the REDS – presented by Battery Energy Drink #3

Check out REDS TV series about our Overwatch team players. In the third episode you get to meet our DPS Jani “Exceed” Kosonen. Jani opens the door to his home and talks about playing for the REDS. The series is presented by Battery Energy Drink. REDS TV esittelee Overwatch-joukkueen pelaajat, jotka valmistautuvat parhaillaan helmikuun alussa…

January 25, 2017
Meet the REDS – presented by Battery Energy Drink #2

Check out REDS TV series about our Overwatch team players. In the second episode you get to meet our Support Toni “Effix” Hurme. Toni opens the door to his home and talks about playing for the REDS. The series is presented by Battery Energy Drink. REDS TV esittelee Overwatch-joukkueen pelaajat, jotka valmistautuvat parhaillaan helmikuun alussa…

January 21, 2017
Meet the REDS – presented by Battery Energy Drink #1

Check out REDS TV series about our Overwatch team players. In the first episode you get to meet our DPS Eemeli “Woomera” Ikonen. Eemeli opens the door to his home and talks about playing for the REDS. The series is presented by Battery Energy Drink. REDS TV esittelee Overwatch-joukkueen pelaajat, jotka valmistautuvat parhaillaan helmikuun alussa…

January 17, 2017
Helsinki REDS takes first tournament victory

  Helsinki – January 13th 2017 – Helsinki REDS Overwatch team captured victory in the Coil Gaming weekly tournament. Victory was the first for the REDS, a team that was founded in November 2016. On its way to tournament victory the REDS beat the German team Maru LLC and in the final the REDS took…

December 15, 2016
REDS in action on Thursday

Helsinki – December 15th – Today Helsinki REDS will take part in the group tournament of the fourth season of Underdogs — the tournament organized by the French studio O’ with a price pool of 2000$. Eight teams will play in the group stage, four in each group. The system is Dual Tournament. Four teams…

December 5, 2016
Helsinki REDS have qualified for O’Gaming Underdogs Season 4.

Helsinki – 5th December – Helsinki REDS have qualified for the finals of O’Gaming Underdogs Season 4. The qualifier was played on 4th december. In the first round REDS went up against a newly formed myInsanity team with a full finnish roster. After dropping 0-1, the team fought their way back to clinch a hair…

November 26, 2016
Helsinki REDS taking part in ESL Go4Overwatch weekly tournament

Helsinki – November 26th – Helsinki REDS Overwatch team will debut in their first online tournament on sunday (November 27th) with the ESL Go4Overwatch. We will be streaming all of the teams games on our Twitch channel . Stream starts 16:00 EET The stream will be hosted by commentator Teemu “wabbit” Hiilinen alongside a guest…

November 24, 2016
Helsinki REDS sign Mikko “Tuutsi” Kamppari as coach

Helsinki – November 24th – The Helsinki REDS eSports organization announces today the signing of Mikko “Tuutsi” Kamppari as coach of it’s Overwatch team. 26-year-old Kamppari has played competitive eSports since 2004 and recently switched over to coaching. Kamppari started his coaching career by working with a French Team-LDLC and after intensive training period agreed…

November 5, 2016
IFK Helsinki launches an eSports team

Helsinki – November 5th 2016 – Helsinki based ice hockey club IFK Helsinki is proud to announce its eSports project. The Club has launched a team that competes in Overwatch, a Blizzard Entertainment game published in spring of 2016. The team will compete under the name Helsinki REDS and uses the tag #hREDS on social media….

November 5, 2016
Helsinki REDS starts a partnership with Battery Energy Drink

Helsinki, – November 5, 2016 – The Helsinki REDS, the recently founded eSports organization announces a significant partnership with Battery Energy Drink. “We are extremely excited about this partnership and look forward to cooperating with the team and the organization behind it. eSports is growing fast and this is a fantastic opportunity for us to…

November 4, 2016
Helsinki REDS partners with Jimm’s

Helsinki REDS, a newly found eSports organization, is pleased to announce its partnership with JIMM’s, Finland’s leading manufacturer of customized computers.

November 4, 2016
Helsinki REDS announces its first competitive roster

Helsinki REDS, a newly found eSports organization is proud to announce its first competitive roster into Overwatch.