the Esports community has been left in shock as Karel “Twisten” Ašenbrener, a prominent Valorant player representing French organization Team Vitality, has tragically taken his own life at the young age of 19.
The heartbreaking news was confirmed by the team’s assistant coach, casting a pall of sorrow over the entire gaming community.
On June 6, Team Vitality released an official statement via Twitter, expressing their profound grief and extending their condolences to the bereaved family and friends.
The organization’s message read, “We are heartbroken to share with you that our Valorant player Karel ‘Twisten’ Ašenbrener passed away last night.
We are deeply saddened by this devastating loss, and our first thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends in this difficult time.”
The impact of this tragedy has reverberated throughout the esports community, leaving the entire Team Vitality organization in a state of deep sorrow.
Twisten had cemented his place as a prominent figure in the VALORANT scene, having previously showcased his exceptional skills while playing for esteemed teams such as BIG and Entropiq.