First Official Tetris Effect: Connected Tournament Happening This Weekend


Connected 2021 Tournament Finals Kick Off This Weekend
First Official Tetris® Effect: Connected Tournament To Be Livestreamed on Twitch

The final rounds of Connected 2021, the first official Tetris Effect: Connected tournament, take place this weekend, November 6 and 7, 2021, starting at noon Pacific time with a special multi-mode Triathlon event on November 13. Players around the world have been competing in qualifying rounds since September, culminating in this weekend’s broadcast featuring the best of the best.

The entire event will be streamed live with English play-by-play commentary via the Classic Tetris World Championships’ Twitch channel at and restreamed live with Japanese language analysis on Enhance’s Twitch channel at

Zone Battle – Saturday, November 6 at noon Pacific (Sunday, November 7 at 4 am Japan time)

A one-on-one competition played with standard Tetris Effect rules, with the key to victory being adept use of the time-stopping Zone mechanic. 

Top 8 –
Total matches: 10 (11 if needed)
All matches are best of nine
Estimated time per match: 25-30 minutes

Classic Score Attack – Sunday, November 7 at noon Pacific (Monday, November 8 at 5 am Japan time)

A one-on-one score-attack competition played using old-school Tetris® rules, so no hard dropping, no ability to Hold a Tetrimino, only one piece shown in the Next Queue, pieces spin a bit differently, they Lock Down immediately when they touch a surface, etc.

Top 8 –
Total matches: 10 (11 if needed)
All matches are best of three
Estimated time per match: 25-30 minutes

Triathlon – Saturday, November 13 at noon Pacific (Sunday, November 14 at 5 am Japan time)

The final four from the Zone and Classic events will compete in a unique competition featuring three of Tetris Effect: Connected’s multiplayer modes: Zone Battle, Classic Score Attack, and Score Attack. 

Tetris Effect: Connected is Tetris® like you’ve never seen it, or heard it, or felt it before—an incredibly addictive, unique, and breathtakingly gorgeous reinvention of one of the most popular puzzle games of all time, from the people who brought you the award-winning Rez Infinite and legendary puzzle game Lumines. Tetris Effect: Connected is available now on Nintendo Switch, Steam, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass, Windows 10 PC, and Epic Games Store.

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For a quick recap of last year’s Launch Invitational event (the precursor to this official tournament), see (embedded below)