The beloved Valorant pro player and rising star, KRU Daveeys, unfortunately, passed away at the age of 23. KRU Esports announced that Santiago Ruiz passed away one day after his 23rd birthday. They tweeted the announcement earlier today, which stunned the whole Valorant community. After all, a sudden death of a well-loved player is always shocking.
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KRU Daveeys Passes Away
Santiago Ruiz was the flex player for the South American Valorant team, KRÜ Esports. After they made the announcement on Twitter, the Valorant community came together to pay their respects and solemn thoughts. We also want to offer our sincere condolences to Santiago’s family and friends as they grieve for their loss.
KRÜ Esports also stated that KRU Daveeys passed away due to “descompensación.” It roughly translates as an organ failure, according to Reddit users. However, there are no clarifications to confirm the cause of death for Santiago Ruiz.
The Valorant pro player was on his rise to becoming the best. After all, he started with LAZER and became well-known to the ranks of the Latin American North region. He also made a name for himself as one of the absolute best Duelists in the Valorant pro scene. After that, KRÜ Esports sought out Santiago and quickly put him on the path of champions.
KRU Daveeys was an essential part of their team’s miracle run in the Americas Last Chance Qualifiers (LCQ). Although they did not have a great run at Champions 2023, he had the potential to become a Valorant superstar. As such, we mourn the loss of another young player who made his name known to the world.
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