The recent Chilean EVO 2013 qualifier featured some fierce competition for KoFXIII. Two Peruvian players, TNC James and Matharazo, traveled all the way there and took 1st and 2nd place respectively against Chile’s best players. The matches include competitors such as ZeroBlack (one of the world’s best Terry players, 9th place at EVO2012). Check out the amazing matches below, starting around the 4 hour 5 minute mark!
Luis Cha, who recently took 3rd place at SoCal Regionals 2013, has officially been welcomed into the Team Chaos coalition of KoF players. Team Chaos made this announcement via their official Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/TeamChaosL.A
Team Chaos is a Los Angeles based KoF clan including renowned KoFXIII players such as ChrisKoF, Yoshi, Romance, The Beast, and RealKim, among many others. This addition adds yet another top level player to their ranks. Although this group is comprised of extremely talented and consistently top placing tournament players, as of right now T.C. does not have official affiliation with any major sponsors. Individual players, however, such as Romance and Luis Cha, are sponsored by AGE and LDA/EMP respectively.
Mr. Wizard just announced on shoryuken.com’s WakeupSRK podcast that King of Fighters XIII is making an official return to EVO this July! After an amazing showing in 2012, what will EVO2013 hold in store for our community this year?
SouthTown Arcade has been a central hub for KoFXIII in Norcal over the past year. Today, they are saying farewell with their last KoFXIII Ranbat at this location. TC Yoshi, Luis Cha, and AGE Romance are in attendance to pay homage to this great Norcal establishment. Make sure to tune in RIGHT NOW!!!!
KaedetheSeiryu recently made this really awesome and comprehensive Raiden tutorial! It includes safe jump setups, demonstrations of grab ranges, as well as scary efficient optimized combos! This is a MUST SEE for all Raiden players!
Team Chaos members RealKim, Yoshi, Romance and their good friend Luis Cha recently came out with this awesome video showcasing some very unique setups and crossup positioning glitches. A lot of this stuff has never been seen before, so make sure to check it out!
DMG | Juicebox recently sent over a very detailed and informative guide he wrote, all about what Hwa Jai can do after activating his Drink super. This guide includes useful frame data and crossup setups. Make sure to check it out below!
Tonight, KoFXIII will be streaming from twitch.tv/leveluplive at 8pm PST. This tournament will showcase top SoCal KoF talent all night long. Perona 4 Arena will also be streaming beforehand. Make sure to tune in!
Aftershock will be happening next week, on September 15th! Two members of team NorCal, BBZ and El Gallo Negro, recently squared off in an intense Grand Finals set as part of Iplaywinner’s Real Honest Sundays. Check out the video below for a preview of the level of play to expect from AfterShock!