Atta “Crazyarab” Elayyan was famous in the early 2000’s, where he won multiple online Counter-Strike: Source tournaments with a local team called NewType. He played the game at a professional for a very small period and chose to pursue a career in computer science and launched his own software company. His demise leaves behind his wife and daughter. The news of his demise was first posted on Twitter by Nick Shaw and was later confirmed by his family. He was shot and killed when he was praying in Masjid Al Noor Mosque.
Since his demise, multiple fundraisers have been setup to help the family.
We spent six or seven hours a night playing. We eventually toppled all of Australia’s top teams. We were fairly unstoppable, winning LAN after LAN and nearly every online competition we entered.Atta “Crazyarab” Elayyan
The fundraiser has raised $168,162.36 by donations from 1,696 generous donors. The campaign started on the 7 Mar 2019 and ends on the 14th April 2019 at 23:59 NZST (UTC +12:00)