Guild Esports, the London-based organisation backed by David Beckham, has announced its latest signing: Nikolaj ‘Flikk’ Frøslev.
The Danish player has been picked up as a free agent, and is being on-boarded as Guild’s first ever pro Fornite player.
Guild said it’s ‘highly confident’ that Flikk will be a strong addition to the organisation and that its ambition is to be the ‘world’s leading Fortnite esports team’ with multiple championship wins expected.
Flikk will be representing Guild at upcoming Fortnite tournaments including the 1M Super Cup this weekend.
Flikk is the first of several Fortnite player announcements which Guild says it will make in due course.
Flikk currently ranks in the Top 20 Fortnite pros in Europe, with a history of achievements and wins, most recently finishing 3rd in the FNCS (Fortnite Champion Series) Trio Finals in November this year. His tournament prize winnings to date accumulate to over $100,000.
Guild also said its launch into Fortnite will introduce the company to new audiences and enhance its social reach. Flikk has a combined social media following of 237,900 across his social channels, comprising 35,800 followers on Instagram, 60,800 YouTube subscribers, 67,200 followers on Twitch and 74,100 on Twitter.
Carleton Curtis, executive chairman at Guild said: “We are extremely proud of our latest signing with Flikk, and can’t wait to see what he brings to the table as our inaugural Fornite pro player. This signing marks another exciting move for Guild as we expand into a new esports discipline with Fornite and its enormous player base of over 350 million registered players.”
Flikk added: “Guild is the perfect fit for me, and I’m determined to continue building on Guild’s success, and my own personal achievements. The Guild organisation has been really welcoming and helped me settle in, and I’m eager now to get started and focus on my performance.”
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.