Legendary tetris player Jonas Neubauer has died, according to a a statement on his Twitter account, after “sudden medical emergency”. He passed away January 4, 39 years old.
Neubauer was one of the great greats of all time tetris players, winning seven classics tetris World Cup from 2010 to 2017. As he said Cat in an interview from 2017, he started playing the classic version of NES tetris when he was eight, he bought his first copy of the game after seeing it on the cover of Nintendo Power like a child. Neubauer continued to play in his teens and early twenties tetris of the NES. Eventually, he started uploading his results on the Internet, where he gained some visibility and managed to win a place at the first World Cup in 2010, held in Los Angeles. He won a surprising upset against another peak tetris player, Harry Hong, beginning its rise to tetris glory.
Neubauer’s style of play can seem chaotic and wild, as he builds tall piles of blocks and creates a messy tetris boards before deftly cleaning and inserting large dots. It was all part of his strategy; he said Cat that perfectionists “would be terrible tetris. “
He said Cat, ‘Main exports from tetris that people do not realize that it benefits people who make very bold, very quick decisions and are not exhausted by them. “
In addition to the game tetris, Neubauer has worked as a stopper manager and in marijuana startup, telling Defect in profile for 2018 that he sees himself as “some kind of D-list celebrity.” Sometimes he broadcast his gameplay Twitching. But for many players who watched him or competed against him, he was tetris God.
The organizers of Classic tetris The World Cup expressed its condolences on the competition website, writing:
“Jonas, we miss you, we love you and we thank you for inspiring us to always be the best. All the love for his wife Heather, his mother Shari, his family and friends. Rest in peace, our mighty hero. ”