Esports fans around the world today are waking up to terrible news. It has been reported that Byron “Reckful” Bernstein has commited suicide.
We are at a loss for words. We have been a fan of Reckful since the very early days of his gaming career. He was an inspiration and loved by so many people and today is truly a tragic day for the esports community, friends and family, and everybody that knew him. The world is now a worse place without him.
according to his ex girlfriend, Byron 'Reckful' Bernstein has passed away. i can't believe this.
— Rod "SimpLord69 stan" Breslau (@Slasher) July 2, 2020
Byron u deserved better. Life is not fair. You were at times the best person to spend time with, u deserved…so much better than this. U were and always will be a legend in my life so in that way you'll never die. RIP.
— Chance Morris (@Sodapoppintv) July 2, 2020
Byron was one of the few people in gaming who was open about his struggles and how he was constantly fighting them. Mental health is a serious issue and can affect ANYONE. If you're going through tough times please reach out for help. You're not alone.
— Sean Gares (@seangares) July 2, 2020