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 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 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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Swong with 2023 DrMC Trophy

Swong Wins The 2023 Dr. Mario Championship: A Back-To-Back Victory

Swong showed up to the 2023 Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) to defend his title as the Dr. Mario Champion. New to the Qualifying round was the Immunity Pool, where 8 players competed against each other for the top seeding ranks. The players with a winning record (above 50% win rate) automatically qualified for the tournament […]

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2023 Dr. Mario Championship: Timestamps

The 2023 Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) was the 7th Annual tournament, which took place at the TORG Gaming Expo in Columbus, Ohio. It expanded from a 1-day event to a 2-day event. The entire Saturday was the qualifying round, while Sunday was the Playoffs. The tournament expanded from a 32-player bracket to a 48-player bracket. […]

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2022 Dr. Mario Championship: Timestamps

The 2022 Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) was the 6th Annual tournament. It continued to be held at the TORG Gaming Expo in Columbus, Ohio. Many players from the previous year had returned, such as Defending Champion Packie. There were also new players joining such as Sara Sparkle and Swong. The format for the tournament was […]

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2021 Dr. Mario Championship: Timestamps

The 2021 Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) was the 5th annual tournament. It returned as an In-Person event, since the Covid-19 Pandemic. For the first time, it was held at the TORG Gaming Expo in Columbus, Ohio. The tournament relocated there after Replay FX had shutdown permanently because they were unable to recover financially from the […]

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2020 Dr. Mario Championship: Timestamps

The 2020 Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) was held online due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. This was the first time the tournament went under the DrMC name. Players used Nintendo Switch Online service to play the NES version of Dr. Mario and compete against other players online. All of the matches were played on Medium speed […]

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2019 Dr. Mario Championship: Timestamps

The 2019 Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) was the third annual tournament, which was held Replay FX in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This turned out to be last time the event was held at that expo, as Replay FX was unable to survive from the Covid-19 Pandemic. The tournament featured the return of 2-Time Champion, Packie, who was […]

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2018 Dr. Mario Championship: Timestamps

The 2018 Dr. Mario Championship (DrMC) was the second annual tournament. It was held at the same venue as the previous year, which is Replay FX in Pittsburgh, PA. On Friday and Saturday (July 27 and 28), the qualifying rounds took place. The qualifying was the same as the previous year, this time players did […]

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