Jonas Neubauer, a seven-time champion of Classic Tetris, has died at the age of 39-years-old. This is according to a post made by another person to Neubauer’s Twitter web page which opens with the road, “it’s with a heavy heart that we deliver the terrible news that Jonas has passed away from a sudden medical emergency.” The tweet ends with the declare, “information to follow when it becomes available.”
Primarily identified for his talents in Classic Tetris for the NES, a recreation he began taking part in competitively at a 2010 World Championship occasion. Beyond that, he was an occasional streamer, commentator for games like Tetris 99, and a husband. His spouse, Heather, is a champion as effectively, having won the World Championship for Dr. Mario in 2019. Neubauer was a commentator at that occasion.
It wasn’t all simply Classic Tetris for Neubauer, both, though that could be a recreation that he performed since he was eight years previous which result in his “embrace chaos” type of play. He also enjoyed Tetris Effect, particularly the thriller mode, tweeting “can’t stop playing #TetrisEffect mystery mode. Also loving the whale roar of approval when I clear a Tetris.”
An additional testomony to his legacy in the neighborhood comes from the of Classic Tetris World Championship organizers. In addition to an official tweet honoring Neubauer, there’s put up on the championship’s official web site that expresses grief, praises his persona, talents, and position as a “brilliant ambassador of the game.” After conveying love for his spouse, mom, household, and pals, the put up goes on to say, “Rest in peace, our mighty hero.”
The CTWC organizers additionally steered discovering an appreciation for “his last epic Tetris match” as a method to cherish Neubauer’s reminiscence.