9/9/2016 UPDATE: Isaiah successfully completed his marathon to set a new world record for Most wins against Tetribot in Tetris Ultimate in 24 hours, managing an incredible 614 victories over the course of his gruelling attempt.
Founder of the hugely successful eSports team Empire Arcadia, Isaiah “Triforce” Johnson, has just kicked off a 24-hour gaming challenge that is being broadcast live on YouTube.
The pro gamer is attempting to set a new world record for the Most wins against Tetribot in Tetris Ultimate in 24 hours.
Following the Guinness World Records rules, Isaiah is playing against Master Tetribot on an unmodified console using unmodified controllers, hoping to win as many games as possible over the course of one full day.
Watch the attempt from the 6 Colombus Hotel in New York here:
The gamer, who was born in Jamaica and raised in America, is no stranger to record-breaking, having previously achieved a variety of titles on the popular tile-matching videogame.
Isaiah holds the record for the Fastest time to achieve a perfect score on Tetris DS (Nintendo, 2006), at 8 hr 10 min 22 sec, as achieved in 2008.
Triforce also holds the record for the Highest score in a Tetris DS standard marathon – at a Twin Galaxies-refereed event on 5 July 2012, he scored an incredible 1,584,000 points.
Triforce and his eSports team Empire Arcadia have earned a coveted place in the brand new Guinness World Records 2017 Gamers Edition book for the impressive record Most documented tournament wins for a gaming team (2,000).
Guinness World Records 2017 Gamers Edition is in stores from tomorrow – be sure to pick up a copy to read an exclusive interview with the gamer.