cynic passes away at age of 23

American esports athlete David "cynic" Polster passed away at the age of 23. The player's former coach Tommy "Axed" Ryan told about this via his Twitter account.

cynic has been competing on the pro scene since 2018. During his career, the American represented multiple clubs, including Triumph, Party Astronauts, Nouns and Gaimin Gladiators. Polster's last team was BOSS, which he joined in December.

It's noteworthy that cynic achieved victories at several local online events. In addition, the American participated in IEM Dallas 2023 and ESL Challenger Jönköping 2023.

It is unknown what exactly happened to Polster. The announcement did not disclose why BOSS's former player passed away. Moreover, the news surfaced a month ahead of the roster's start at the Americas RMR for PGL CS2 Major Copenhagen 2024.