Ng Blitzchung Wai ChungStreamer Desmond Etika Amofa and Arslan Arslan Ash Siddick rating “Gamers 2019” according to the Kotaku edition. Journalists noted that they selected nominees based on their “extraordinary results.”
Desmond Etika Amofa is a popular American blogger and streamer who committed suicide in the summer of 2019. Rumors that Amof had problems appeared a few months before the incident. Streamer has repeatedly said in broadcasts that he feels depressed and thinks about suicide. Before his death, he recorded a video in which he apologized to the fans.
According to the editors of Kotaku, the example of Etika should show young people that it is necessary to monitor their mental health and not to refuse qualified help. The publication is sure that Amof’s case confirms that in the USA, black men suffer especially from such problems. Kotaku even cites a study where the author claims that they are not aware of help centers or are embarrassed to contact specialists.
The second in the ranking was the Pakistani Tekken 7 player Arslan Arslan Ash Siddik, who won three tournaments in a year, including the EVO in Japan. Kotaku justified his choice by the fact that the esportsman was able to “declare his country on the professional stage”. At the end of the season, the player’s results deteriorated, but the publication authoritatively stated that the Pakistani managed to “leave an imperishable legacy for all fighting games in a couple of months.” What it expresses, Kotaku did not specify.
Closed the top three gamers of the year, Blitzchung, who supported the protests in Hong Kong in a post-match interview at the Hearthstone tournament. Revision Kotaku praised the player for immense courage and courage. According to reporters, Wai Chung drew the attention of the whole world to the problems of Hong Kong. Although Kotaku admitted that this scandal did not lead to anything, the publication is still confident that in the long run all the efforts of Blitzchung will not be in vain.
According to the editors of Kotaku, this is exactly what the top 3 gamers look like who “developed the industry and achieved extraordinary results” in 2019.
Cybersport.ru sums up the results of the year. You can select the best players and commentators in different disciplines by clicking on this link.