EVO King of Fighters XIII tournament details

With EVO just a few days away, now seems like a good time to repost the tournament details.

As EVO is a console tournament and KOFXIII is not out on console yet, THE ANSWER, Kane317 and Giby have put together a side tournament. Atlus is helping out by contributing prizes and the tournament is sponsored by snk-capcom.com, orochinagi.com and dreamcancel.com. Here are the details:

When: Saturday, July 30, 2011.
Time: Sign up starts as soon as the venue opens until 1:OO PM, the tournament starts sharply at 2:00 PM.
Fee: There will be a $10 registration fee which will go to the prize pot.
Format: 2/3 matches, double elimination. Grand finals will be 3/5 matches.
Rules: All characters are allowed, winner keeps same characters but can change the starting order.
System: We will be using 2 Taito Type X2 boards with Jamma adaptors.
International players: We have confirmed Kunio aka No.17 from Japan, El Rosa From Mexico. A European player is scheduled to come however details are still pending.
Staff: Giby, Kane317 and THE ANSWER.
Prizes: We will be splitting the pot among top 6, plus we are raising a bonus pot which at the moment is around $700. The bonus pot will also be split among top 6.
More Prizes: If you don’t make top 6 you still have a chance to walk away with a prize, Atlus has given us the following gifts for the tournament:

1 Mai Shiranui figure, valued at $340.

1 sketch signed by the illustrator. (No Reference)

3 KOF XIII Arcade posters

We are going to raffle this prizes for those who don’t make top 6, all you gotta do is sign up for the tournament.

This event is possible thanks to the effort from snk-capcom.com, orochinagi.com and dreamcancel.com. We would also like to thank SNKPlaymore for their support and a very special thank you to the ATLUS USA Staff for everything they are doing with KOF XIII.

Any questions please feel free to contact me or any of the staff members.

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