Mystery Solved: #EsportsMystery Was an Elite Party Without Video Games
It turns out the trending hashtag #EsportsMystery on Twitter was not a secret tournament event at all. For the past two weeks, several prominent personalities in the esports scene have been tweeting about a mystery event. The only details revealed prior to the event were the time and location.
After piquing the curiosity of millions of followers on Twitter, one of the men behind the mystery finally tweeted some consolation. Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles relieved all the fans who were wondering if they would even be able to watch the event online by tweeting his promise to stream it on his Twitch channel.
The stream began at 6 PM, opening with a view of the esports community elite at what appeared to be an upscale private party. The venue was Mile High Station in Denver, Colorado. The event was MonteCristo's wedding to his longtime secret girlfriend, Susie Kim.
Shortly after the stream began, ESPN writer Jacob Wolf decided it was time to blow the lid off the #EsportsMystery for everyone who had not yet heard. He tweeted the official wedding announcement. The Overwatch League caster and the general manager of the London Spitfire.
Apparently, the pair has been dating for the past five years. The stream followed Kim as she walked down the aisle and captured the emotional ceremony. Family and friends of the couple along with pro esports players and fellow casters could be seen on either side of the aisle.
Although no video games were involved in the stream, it was truly a star-studded esports event.