Perfect Maxout in NES Tetris by Noah Dengler

Noah Dengler Gets A Perfect Maxout In NES Tetris

On April 15, 2024, Noah Dengler became the first player to achieve a perfect Maxout in NES Tetris. A few days earlier (April 9), he was one Tetris away from getting the perfect maxout. But could not pull it off because he could not set up another Tetris without burning lines. He had 42 Tetrises […]

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CTM 2024 Mega Masters - Winner Photo

Fractal Wins 2024 CTM Mega Masters and $10K

In March 2024, Classic Tetris Monthly (CTM) hosted the annual Mega Masters tournament. Where 64 players compete head to head to become the Mega Masters champion for a portion of a fan funded prize pool. Fractal qualified for Mega Masters as the #5 Seed. In his Round 1 games, he built a large lead into […]

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Alex T Beats NES Tetris

Alex T Beats NES Tetris Twice: 4th Player To Beat Tetris

In March 2024, Alex T was the first player to reach the 10 million point score and claimed the fan-funded bounty. He was playing on a ROM that patched the game crash. With the bounty claimed, he set his sights on other Tetris goals. On the evening of April 2, 2024, Alex T was live […]

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Sergio And The Holograms Perform Tetris Anthem

Tetris Anthem at the Classic Tetris World Championship

Before the Tetris matches start on the last day of the Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC), someone performs the Tetris anthem. Which is the Tetris theme song that everyone is familiar with. Traditionally, everyone stands up right before the anthem is played. After having 7 annual Tetris tournaments, the organizers decided to have an anthem. […]

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Alex T scores 16,248,080 in NES Tetris

Alex T Becomes The First Player To Reach 10 Million Points In NES Tetris

On February 1, 2024, the Classic Tetris World Championship (CTWC) set up a fan-funded bounty for the first player to reach 10 million points in NES Tetris. Prior to the bounty, PixelAndy had the world record with an 8.9 million score on January 11. So it was only a matter of time before someone claimed […]

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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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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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