Hungarian Chef Sets World Records with 59-Hour Gaming Marathon


A Hungarian chef named Barnabás Vujity-Zsolnay has recently made headlines after breaking not one, but two world records in a marathon gaming session. Playing his favorite game, World of Warcraft, for a staggering 59 hours and 20 minutes, Barnabás surpassed the previous record by over 20 hours. Guinness World Records documented and verified his achievement.

A Gaming Streak for the Books

During his epic gaming streak, Barnabás only took a five-minute break each hour to eat or use the bathroom. Other than that, he remained dedicated to the game, completing quests and conquering dungeons alongside other players. He even live-streamed the entire marathon, using the event to raise funds for charity.

Mild Hallucinations and a Lifetime Achievement

As the hours ticked by, Barnabás experienced mild hallucinations around the 45-hour mark. Despite this, he pressed on, determined to secure the world records. Reflecting on his gaming journey, Barnabás admitted that he had been playing World of Warcraft for most of his life, even as a child. While he doesn't recommend such lengthy gaming sessions, he expressed his love for the game and his intention to defend his records if they are ever broken.

If you're interested in reading more gaming feats, make sure to check out our recap of IEM Katowice 2024.

Written by Georgina Young on behalf of GLHF.

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