Taking place in Atlanta, GA for the nineteenth year in a row, Final Round 19 hosted a ton of fighting games over the weekend, including a The King of Fighters XIII side tournament. Here are the results for the Top 3 of the event.
1. Malik (Hwa/Shen/Kyo, Duo Lon/Hwa/Kyo, Kyo/Hwa/King)
2. 482 Creole Mustard (Ryo/Takuma/Yuri)
3. HimeCut (Mr. Karate/Clark/Kim)
Videos of the tournament have been posted on SixFortyFive’s YouTube Channel in a playlist provided.
The Secret Society, Dream Cancel, and various members from the KOF community have once again teamed up to create another High Stakes KOF XIII tournament being hosted at the infamous Next Level Arcade, a frequently visited venue of many great players of all games. Arturo “nycfurby” Sanchez of Team Spooky is confirmed to be streaming the event at twitch.tv/nycfurby as well as Team Kick-Punch-Block at twitch.tv/kpblive. In addition, this event is a Dream Cancel Cup Premier Qualifying event for all games in the Finals taking place on January 2016. If you live in the tristate area and or have been looking for a KOF 98, KOF 98UM:FE, and or KOF 2K2UM tournament, then you most definitely do not want to miss out on this event. Check out the thread here and the facebook event page here for more details. If you wanna know what you may have missed out on last year, check out the match below as it capsulizes the hype levels of what is to come. WARNING, video has colorful language (NSFW) so be cautious where watching it.
Coming from just about the middle of the East Coast in Raleigh, NC, the third installment of The Fall Classic tournament series is happening from Sept. 11-13, 2015. The Top 8 of the KOFXIII tournament will be streamed Sept. 13 12PM EST (9AM PST) by Bifuteki. You can follow the streams and event schedule here. Brackets for those wanting to know who was in attendance and keep in mind that not everything is updated immediately by TOs so some waiting will have to happen. There were 62 entrants according to the Challonge and 60 players pre-registered.
This weekend taking place in Essington, Pennsylvania is Big E Gaming’s Summer Jam 9. Various competitors from the Northeast area are in attendance from the likes of Mario E., Dynicksty, Shadow780, Liston The Prince, and more. The Top 8 is scheduled to start at 6PM EST (3PM PST) on Team Kick-Punch-Block’s stream, so you can check out the stream link below.
Copied and pasted from Dynicksty:
“ANNOUNCING…THE KINGDOM OF FIGHTERS!!!
A TEAM BATTLE OF EPIC PROPORTIONS!!!
CHALLENGERS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD TRAVEL TO THE UNDERESTIMATED EAST COAST TO COMPETE IN THE KING OF FIGHTERS TOURNAMENT HOSTED BY THE MYSTERIOUS WYSEGUY…
BUT FOR MANY…A FREE ENTRY SINGLES TOURNAMENT IS NOT ENOUGH TO SATISFY THE HUNGER TO FIGHT!!!!
THEREFORE TWO ENEMY TEAMS OF 15-20 FIGHTERS WILL BATTLE FOR ULTIMATE SUPREMACY.
THE TWO TEAM CAPTAINS ARE ROMANCE AND ?
CHARACTER SELECT: CAPTAINS TAKE TURNS PICKING PLAYERS FROM THE TIER LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
EACH CAPTAIN IS ALLOWED 13 SECONDS TO DRAFT THEIR NEXT PLAYER UNTIL DRAFT IS COMPLETE
DRAFT IS COMPLETE WHEN TEAMS HAVE EQUAL NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS AND MAXIMUM HYPE
ORDER SELECT: CAPTAINS SELECT THE ORDER OF THEIR FIRST 3 FIGHTERS (BLIND PICK)
THE SELECTED FIGHTERS DUEL IN ORDER…WINNER STAYS ON
(Players may only win up to two games unless they are the last remaining player on the team)
COUNTERPICKS: UPON THE DESTRUCTION OF THE VANGUARD, CAPTAINS CAN THEN FREELY CHOOSE FROM THEIR REMAINING FIGHTERS
REPEAT UNTIL ALL PLAYERS OF A TEAM ARE ELIMINATED
THE SURVIVING TEAM WILL BE CROWNED CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!!!!
DRAFT WILL BE TAKING PLACE FRIDAY NIGHT WITH THE ACTUAL BATTLE TO BE DETERMINED…”
If you wish to sign up for this event and you are attending NEC, please respond on THIS post on the forums or in any facebook group you may have seen it on.
TheSecretSociety36 has uploaded various non-HD and HD combos for Claw Iori on their channel. These combos may prove practical to all Claw players who are not utilizing them yet so give the video a watch to potentially add more to the arsenal.
With the third year of The King of Fighters XIII at Evolution Championship Series coming to a close, the tournament has come to a conclusion. 1. QANBA Xiaohai
2. MadCatz Tokido
3. LDA ET
4. CafeID MadKOF
5. Hee San Woo
5. TC Yoshi
7. TC ChrisKOF
7. VGM Misterio
The brackets for each pool can be found on the index page here.