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Classic Tetris Monthly (CTM) Mega Masters 2024 Bracket

Classic Tetris Monthly Mega Masters 2024: March Madness of Tetris

Classic Tetris Monthly (CTM) is hosting a 2024 Mega Masters this month. Usually, CTM has a 16-player tournament in their Masters event each month. For this occasion, 64 players will qualify for the Masters tournament. Fittingly, this is happening during March Madness. Last year, the prize pool was over $17,000, with the winner getting over […]

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Rolling

The Rolling Revolution: The Never-Ending Story of NES Tetris

In the past few years, the Classic Tetris community has broken boundaries in the game of NES Tetris. In 2017, the Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC) started going viral when YouTube was recommending the 2016 Finals video to people. That is how 15-year-old, Joseph Saelee, discovered the CTWC. From there, he decided to pick up […]

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Blue Scuti at the 2023 Classic Tetris World Championship

Follow Blue Scuti On Social Media

On January 3, 2024, Blue Scuti became famous on a global scale when news media from all over the world reported on his achievement in being the first player to “beat” NES Tetris by crashing it. There is an Instagram account that is impersonating Blue Scuti. That account was scamming people out of their money. […]

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CTWC 2024 Heart of Texas Regional - Quarterfinals

Blue Scuti Competes At The 2024 CTWC Heart of Texas Regional

On December 21, 2023, Blue Scuti became the first player to “beat” NES Tetris. More than a week later on December 31, aGameScout released a video that covered the amazing achievement. The video quickly went viral, getting a million views in 3 days. On January 3, 2024, the combination of Blue Scuti’s achievement and the […]

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PixelAndy and Fractal compete at 2023 CTWC

Fractal and PixelAndy become the Second and Third Players to Beat NES Tetris

In December 2023, there was a race to become the first person to beat NES Tetris by crashing the game. Eventually, Blue Scuti won that race against Fractal. That did not stop other players from ending the race. They were still determined to crash the game themselves. Discovering The Classic Tetris World Championship Fractal got […]

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CTWC 2024

2024 Classic Tetris World Championship Will Be In Pasadena, California

The 2024 Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC) will be at the SoCal Retro Gaming Expo in Pasadena, California on June 7-9. In a surprise announcement, the Classic Tetris World Championship has relocated from Portland, Oregon to Pasadena, California. From 2012-2019 and 2022-2023, the tournament was held at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo in Portland, Oregon. […]

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Blue Scuti Game Crash

Blue Scuti Became The First Person To Beat NES Tetris

On December 21, 2023, Blue Scuti became the first person to beat NES Tetris by crashing the game. It was a phenomenal moment that the Classic Tetris community has witnessed. It took 34 years for this to happen. Blue Scuti’s Impressive Run at the 2023 Classic Tetris World Championship Prior to going for the game […]

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Jesper with the 2023 CTEC Trophy

Jesper Wins The 2023 Classic Tetris European Championship: We Have A New Champion!

Jesper was back at the 2023 Classic Tetris European Championship, after finishing in the Top 16 in 2022. He qualified for the tournament as the #1 seed, giving him high expectations of making it far in the bracket. It helps when you have a Bye to Round 3 (Top 16). What was interesting about this […]

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