Esports sensation StarCraft II - non-South Korean player becomes world champion for the first time in 11 years

The final day at IEM Katowice 2021 StarCraft II ended yesterday. One of the largest world championships was won by 18-year-old Italian Riccardo "Reynor" Romitio.

Reynor became the first player in 11 years to break the unconditional domination of South Korean esports players in the Intel Extreme Masters series. Together with the champion's title, the representative of Team Qlasha earned 65.4 thousand dollars.

The final distribution of seats in the 2021 to IEM StarCraft II

  1. Reynor - $ 65,400
  2. Zest - $ 32,900
  3. Maru - $ 17,900
  4. Parting - $ 17,900
  5. Dark - $ 10,500
  6. Rogue - $ 10,400
  7. TY - $ 10,400
  8. Clem - $ 10,300

Reynor is the true young talent of StarCraft II esports. During his career, the 18-year-old player has already earned 375 thousand dollars in prize money.