Seven-time World Classic Tetris champion Jonas Neubauer has passed away after suffering a sudden medical emergency at the age of 39.
The news was revealed in a tweet on Neubauer’s Twitter account, which says: “It’s with a heavy heart that we deliver the terrible news that Jonas has passed away from a sudden medical emergency.
He was the absolute best. We are devastated, overwhelmed with grief, and we already miss him dearly.
Information to follow when it becomes available.”
The official Tetris Twitter account also shared the news of Neubauer’s death by saying: ” This is a tremendous loss in so many ways. Jonas Neubauer was one of the greatest classic Tetris players of all time in skill, spirit, and kindness.
Our hearts go out to his family and friends, and to the entire classic Tetris community, as we all mourn his passing.”
The Tetris Championship official Twitter account also shared a touching message for Neubauer: “We are heartbroken to share that Jonas Neubauer, 7-time CTWC champion, passed away suddenly on Jan 4.
We could have never asked for a greater champ, role model, and friend. Jonas, we miss you, we love you, and we thank you for inspiring us to always be our best. Rest in peace.”
Not to mention that Neubauer has left behind his wife Heather Ito, mother Sharry Neubauer, brothers Jason and Justin, and six nephews.