CS:GO Streamer K1KA Passes Away At 21

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CS:GO and League of Legends Streamer K1KA Passes Away Aged 21

May her soul rest in peace.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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21-year-old Serbian CS:GO, League of Legends streamer and content creator, Kristina “K1KA” Dukic, passed away on 8th December 2021.
The news of K1KA's tragic demise was shared by her family and friends via her Instagram account. However, the exact cause of her death remains unclear.
K1KA who had a huge following across streaming platforms like Twitch, YouTube, and Trovo, was also a former semi-professional CS:GO player.

Note: A previous iteration of the article incorrectly stated that K1KA was a Croatian streamer. This has since been rectified.

Serbian CS:GO and League of Legends streamer, Kristina “K1KA” Dukic, has passed away at just 21 years of age on 8th December 2021, according to information on her personal Instagram account posted by her family and friends.

K1KA was a former semi-professional CS:GO player before she switched to pursue a career as a streamer and content creator. According to her Twitch profile, she had started learning how to play League of Legends, streaming both the titles for her viewers.

She was a highly skilled CS:GO player with a FACEIT Level 10 and also held the highest Global Elite rank in the official matchmaking. She was also quite the linguist with knowledge of multiple languages like Danish, Turkish, Finnish, and Russian.

21-year-old CS:GO and League of Legends streamer K1KA passes away

It was a sad day for the gaming community as an upcoming Twitch streamer and former professional CS:GO player, K1KA, was reported dead on 8th December 2021.

Though the cause of her death was not revealed by her family and friends, they made an Instagram post through her account and urged her followers to take action and speak to someone if they are having suicidal thoughts or suffering from depression.

Post shared via K1KA's Instagram account by family and friends

K1KA was doing well as a streamer with around 45,000 followers on Twitch and 52,000 on Trovo, where she mainly used to stream CS:GO and League of Legends, along with other titles like Minecraft, GTA, and Osu.

Apart from this, she used to create a variety of content on her YouTube channel where she had garnered a following of more than 716,000 subscribers.

Before she rose in popularity as a streamer, K1KA was also a semi-professional CS:GO player who had participated in tournaments like Copenhagen Games Female 2018 and 2019.

Many CS:GO personalities came forward and expressed their grief upon hearing of her tragic demise.

K1kA will be remembered by her family and friends as well as the global CS:GO and streaming community.

If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, and you would like to talk to someone, please reach out to your friends and family and get help.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.