In a split-screen from one of his videogame streams, player Justin Yu is shown reacting to "gamecrash" in Classic Tetris.

A Tetris Space Race

January 23, 2024

Computer science and engineering major Justin “Fractal” Yu shares his perspective on the game-breaking acheivement of fellow Classic Tetris player BlueScuti–and shares the behind-the-scenes space race that lead them both to new achievements.

Justin Yu, a young Asian American man, reacts with shock to his win at the Classic Tetris World Championships.

MIT’s Justin Yu wins Classic Tetris World Championship

October 27, 2023

In a Q&A, the MIT junior describes how all the pieces fell into place as he captured the Tetris world title.