Tetris champion Jonas Neubauer has died

The seven-time title holder and mainstream Twitch decoration was 39 years of age.

Jonas Neubauer, a seven-time victor of the Classic Tetris World Championship and mainstream Twitch decoration, has kicked the bucket at 39 years old. As per messages presented on his Twitter profile and Discord, he passed on of “an abrupt health related crisis” on January 5.

As Neubauer once told Tetris.com, he previously got into Tetris subsequent to playing it on his uncle’s Macintosh at six years old or seven. “The effortlessness of it fascinated me and I additionally appreciated the way that I was against the game itself and not another player”, he said. “My more established siblings were extraordinary at Chess and I never loved playing them.”

Neubauer contended in and won the main Classic Tetris World Championship in 2010, and got back to win again in 2011, 2012, and 2013 preceding setting second in 2014. He returned to win three additional occasions in 2015, 2016, and 2017, and furthermore set two world precedents in 2018 for most noteworthy score, and quickest an ideal opportunity to 300,000 focuses.

The Classic Tetris World Championship site portrayed him as “a flat out mainstay of inspiration and lowliness”, and you can see that in plain view in this recording following his misfortune in the 2018 thousand last to 16-year-old newcomer Joseph Saelee.

Neubauer streamed a portion of his training matches on Twitch to more than 25,000 devotees, just as different games—from endeavors to beat his own best in Hades to live rounds of Dungeons and Dragons played around the table. His last transfer shows him playing TETR.IO, a free Tetris fan game, with his better half Heather Ito next to him, visiting to his numerous fans.

Accolades for Neubauer have come from everywhere the web, with Tetris grandmaster Tomohiro Tatejima depicting “profound melancholy for this immense misfortune” and Spelunky fashioner Derek Yu saying, “The game and its fans couldn’t have requested a superior victor.”