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.
One of the Dream Cancel Cup qualifying tournaments is live right now from Mexico. The tournament includes games such as KOF 02UM, KOF98UM, KOF2002, and KOF XIII from the SNK side of the house. The tournament has notable players such as Layec, Kula, and TC|Pako. You can check out the stream here:
Team SLR will be hosting a 3 series tournament called SLRxJaponawa qualifier.
The tournaments are intended for the local scene to train and level up for this year’s Japonawa tournament.
Each tournament will hand out points to every participant, the player with the most points at the end of the third tournament will be sponsored to participate in the Japonawa 2015 KOF XIII tournament happening on May 23rd.
The first tournament will be held this evening, at Versus-Progaming lounge in Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico at 7pm PST. Second and third tournament dates have not yet been confirmed.