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2011 Tetris Championship Logo

10 Years Ago Today, The 2nd Annual Tetris World Championship Was Held At USC

On the 16th of October 2011, the 2nd Annual Tetris World Championship began in the Bovard Auditorium at the University of Southern California (USC). This event was hosted by Chris Tang and Chris Dreyer. For this event, there were four separate tournaments. NES Tournament PlayStation 3 Tournament PlayStation 3 Team Tournament Tetris Link Tournament NES […]

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Packie Holding Up His 2021 DrMC Trophy

Packie Wins The 2021 Dr. Mario Championship

Packie travels to the TORG Gaming Expo to seek his third win at the 2021 Dr. Mario Championship. He has appeared in every tournament, having won the first 2 tournaments. Packie Seeks His Third Win at the Dr. Mario Championship The first step of the tournament is qualifying, where players wait in line to join […]

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2 players face off at the 2019 DrMC

Dr. Mario Championship Moves To Ohio For 2021

The 2021 Dr. Mario Championship will take place at the TORG Gaming Expo in Ohio. This will be the first in-person tournament since the Covid-19 Pandemic. From 2017-2019, Replay FX hosted the tournament in Pennsylvania. While the 2020 tournament was an online event. Eventually, Replay FX was shut down, causing the Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) […]

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2021 CTWC Schedule

2021 Classic Tetris World Championship Will Be Online

The 2021 Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC) will be an online tournament with the same format as 2020. The only difference is that the tournament will start about a month sooner compared to the previous year. Despite not having an in-person audience, the CTWC continues to be an exciting event that thousands will look forward […]

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Jonas Neubauer

Jonas Neubauer Dies At The Age Of 39

Jonas Neubauer passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. He was 39 years old. On that day, it was his second day of living in Hawaii. (He and his wife, Heather Ito, had moved there from Los Angeles) Both of them were reading on the couch. Jonas got up to get something and then collapsed. […]

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Artist Rendering Of The Piece Dependency Podcast Where SirMaser Interviews Chris Higgins

Piece Dependency Podcast: A Classic Tetris Podcast

The Piece Dependency Podcast (PDP) is a podcast about Classic Tetris. Every month, the host, SirMaser, interviews prominent people of the Classic Tetris community. The first episode premiered in June 2020 where SirMaser interviews Chris Foryst. Format Of The Piece Dependency Podcast In each episode, SirMaser interviews a guest(s) on various topic. Each guest talks […]

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Dog Just Won The 2020 CTWC

Dog Wins The 2020 Classic Tetris World Championship

Dog discovered the CTWC after watching the 2018 Finals. In the summer of 2019, he started playing NES Tetris himself. He later founded Classic Tetris Brawl (CTB) in November 2019. The CTB is an online server that hosts monthly divisional tournaments and events. To learn more about it, join their┬áDiscord. On December 2019, he got […]

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Classic Tetris World Championship 2020 Top 8 Bracket

2020 Classic Tetris World Championship: Top 8 Players

Over 100 people had registered for the 2020 Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC). Players had 2 hours to qualify and post their highest scores. The Top 64 were distributed into 8 separate double elimination brackets. The winners of each bracket advanced to the Top 8. They were placed in a single-elimination bracket and were reseeded […]

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2020 Dr. Mario Championship Qualifying Game

2020 Dr. Mario Championship: I Signed Up For It

Since 2017, the Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) took place at Replay FX in Pittsburgh. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, there was no feasible way to hold an in-person tournament this year. So the organizers decided to hold an online tournament for the 2020 DrMC. To make the tournament possible, players played NES Dr. Mario using […]

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2010 Classic Tetris World Championship match

The Original Classic Tetris World Championship Players: Where Are They Now?

The Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC) made it’s debut on August 8, 2010 at the Downtown Independent Theater in Los Angeles. The tournament had 8 players qualify for the tournament. These players would become the Original CTWC Players. The events of the 1st CTWC are in the free documentary, Ecstasy of Order. (Last Updated: 2/23/21) […]

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