Categories for Tournaments

[Bris] Sonic Boom 9 feat. SFV and KOFXIV – October 23rd


Sonic Boom 9 will be taking place at GUF Brisbane with tournaments for Street Fighter V and The King of Fighters XIV going down. SFV competitors will need to sign up online via the Challonge bracket, while KOFXIV competitors can sign up on the day. PC setups will be used for SFV, so be sure to have a compatible controller that work on PC. KOFXIV will run on PS4, so make sure you’re equipped for that bracket too if you’re intending on entering. Here are the details:

Date: Sunday, October 23rd.
Time: Doors open at 11:30am, tournament begins at 12:30pm.
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $5 venue fee, $5 tournament fee (SFV), Free (KOFXIV)

For full details, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.

[GC] Coastal Fighting Jam – October 15th Results


The Gold Coast Fighters turned up the heat with a full day event at Good Games Gold Coast last Saturday. It was a day filled with fighting game goodness, as Coastal Fighting Jam brought out Queensland’s top players to play for large pot prizes, in addition to a raffle giveaways for people who attended the event. The local community would especially like to thank the event’s official sponsor Brook for providing its products as prizes. Special thanks also goes out to In2Amusements, The Consouls and Orochinagi who were kind enough to provide additional prizes for the event. With Street Fighter V, The King of Fighters XIV and Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- tournaments running throughout the event, the day was filled with triumphs and upsets, moments that made the event very special. CFJ may just become a recurring event within the local scene on the Gold Coast. The results were as follows:

Street Fighter V
1st:  pahnda (Ken)
2nd: Baxter (Chun-Li/Rashid)
3rd: SilverAsch (Nash)



Top 3 for SFV (left to right): Baxter, pahnda and SilverAsch.
1st:  Baxter
2nd: ON | Colonov
3rd: Hieroyo



Top 3 for KOFXIV (left to right): ON | Colonov, Baxter and Hieroyo.
GGXRD -Revelator-
1st:  Ando (Faust)
2nd: Yuki_M3 (Zato-1)
3rd: HunterSteven (Kum Haehyun)



Top 3 for GGxrd (left to right): Yuki_M3, Ando and HunterSteven.

Photos and video highlights are available after the jump.


[Can] Reload Monthly SF5 Tournament – October 9th Results


The latest in the series of Reload Bar & Games Street Fighter V tournaments went down in Canberra last Sunday. Stick Addiction held the tournament with victory going the way of Magnum Infinity, defeating Honzo in the grand final. Below we have details of the top 3 plus the Challonge bracket for the event. Full results are available via the Stick Addiction Facebook page.

Street Fighter V Results
1st) MAGNUM_Infinity
2nd) Honzo
3rd) YoungBlood

[SYD] York Street Battles #46 – October 29th


October’s YSB continues the trend of ‘new month, new fighting game content’ with the brand new MKXL patch that recently dropped, as well as all your favourite FGC and Smash games. Tekken 7: Fated Retribution will once again be at the event courtesy of Bandai Namco Australia, in addition to the usual slew of tournaments and casuals across all scenes. You can save yourself a bit of cash by registering for the event ahead of time, so pre-register for October’s YSB here. Please note, you must provide staff with a purchase receipt from PayPal upon entry or your prepayment cannot be validated.

There’s a lot to look forward this month as always, here are the details:

Date: Saturday, October 29th
Time: 11:30am – 10:30pm
Location: Red Room, Level 1, 99 York St Sydney NSW 2000
Entry Fee: $15 online, $20 at the door (pre-reg here)

Centralised registration will cease at 2pm so if you arrive after that please find one of the tournament organisers floating around and sign up via one of us. Registration for all Smash games open at 12 and close at 12:30.

Tournament times for this month are as follows:
12:30pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
2:00pm – Street Fighter V ($5)
3:00pm – The King of Fighters XIV
4:00pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
5:00pm – Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator, Super Street Fighter II Turbo
6:00pm – Mortal Kombat X ($5)

Tournament participation is optional and tournaments will only be run if there are a sufficient number of entrants for each bracket on the day. Signups will open 30 minutes before each scheduled start time, look for a YSB staff member to register. The tournament fee for SFV and MKX is $5 with the entry distributed to the top 3 players. Tournament fees for other games are up to the organiser of each respective tournament and will be decided on the day.

In addition to the listed tournaments, there will be plenty of casuals available for a variety of games on the day. These range from the KOF franchise to older titles to a variety of anime games. If you’d like to co-ordinate casuals for a particular game, drop a comment on the Facebook event or speak to a YSB staff member on the day and we’ll be more than happy to try and co-ordinate a setup. BYO set-ups are also strongly encouraged.

See you there!

[Melb] CouchWarriors October Ranbats – 15th and 22nd



CouchWarriors ranbats are back in October –  the traditional fighters + Melee ranbat will be on the 15th of OctoberAnd we have the Smash 4 + Rivals of Aether July Ranbat on the 22nd of October. This will also be the first time we run KOFXIV at our ranbats – the tournament starts at 2PM (The traditional fighters tournament was cancelled in September due to a double booking at the venue.)

Be sure to check which weekend coincides with the games that you play:

Dates: Saturday 15th and 22nd of October
Time: 10:00am – late
Location: 6 Davies St, Brunswick North, VIC 3056
Entry Fee: $10 plus tournaments

Official Facebook event pages and pre-registration: 

CW Traditional Fighters+Melee October Ranbat – Preregister by making a Smash.GG account and visit here to register.

CW Smash 4 October Ranbat – Preregister by making a Smash.GG account and visit here to register.

[GC] Brook is an official sponsor of Coastal Fighting Jam

The Gold Coast Fighters are proud to present that Brook will be an official sponsor for Coastal Fighting Jam, Gold Coast’s upcoming fighting game event on October 15th. Brook will be offering one of their Super Converters as a prize for the winner of the Street Fighter V tournament and another will be raffled off as a giveaway prize. GC Fighters would like to thank Brook for the support as the organisers of the event aim to make it a memorable one.

Visit the official Facebook event page for the latest news, announcements, and further information about this event.

[GC] Gold Coast Throwdown feat. KOFXIV Tournament #1 – September 27th Results


Last Tuesday night saw the Gold Coast Fighters‘ first ever KOF tournament on the GC for the newest iteration, The King of Fighters XIV. A free-entry tournament was held with a $50 pot bonus, courtesy of Taj Garou, that encouraged many to give the game a try and perhaps pickup the game. The top 3 results were as follows:

GCF King of Fighters XIV Tournament #1

1st:  ON | Colonov
2nd: Hieroyo
3rd: Taj Garou



Top 3 for KOXIV (left to right): Taj Garou, ON | Colonov and Hieroyo.

If you missed the live stream, GC Fighters have uploaded the Top 4 matches from the event that can be seen after the jump.


[Bris] Sonic Boom 8 feat. SFV and KOFXIV – September 25th Results


Last Sunday the 8th Sonic Boom took place at Guf Brisbane with Street Fighter V having another good turnout once again. Organiser Jason Nguyen has posted the top 3 results for SFV and Gold Coast Fighters has uploaded the Top 8 matches from the event. Side tournament for The King of Fighters XIV also went down with video highlights courtesy of Sleepmode.

Sonic Boom 8 | SFV

1st:  pahnda (Ken)
2nd: Katabami (R.Mika/Ryu)
3rd: SilverAsch (Nash/Karin)



Top 3 for SFV (left to right): SilverAsch, pahnda and Katabami.

Sonic Boom 8 | KOFXIV

1st:  ON | Colonov
2nd: BNE No.1 Bird Tamer
3rd: Taj Garou

Video highlights from the event are available to view after the jump.


[GC] Coastal Fighting Jam – October 15th


The Gold Coast scene is taking things to the next level on October 15th by hosting their first day long event held at Good Games Gold Coast. Street Fighter V, The King of Fighters XIV and Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- are on offer at Coastal Fighting Jam, which aims to provide a great atmosphere for fighting game players with a heap of casuals stations available in addition to the main tournaments. For players interested in competing, tournaments will be held for each game as members of the Gold Coast Fighters have donated towards pot bonuses for their respective games. Info about the event and pot bonuses are as follows:

Date: Saturday, October 15th
Time: 11:00am
Location: Good Games Gold Coast, 8/130 Scarborough St, Southport, QLD 4215
Entry Fees: Venue: $5 (also allows for casual play),
Games: $5 per game, Spectating: Free

There will be live streaming of the event with SFV being on the GCfighters twitch channel, while KOFXIV and GGxrd will be on the secondary stream on the TAJgarou twitch channel.

Visit the official Facebook event page for the latest news, announcements, and further information about this event. GC Fighters has released a teaser trailer for the event which you can check out after the jump.


[GC] Gold Coast Throwdown feat. KOFXIV Tournament #1 – September 27th


The upcoming Gold Coast Throwdown is happening the coming Tuesday at Good Games on the Gold Coast and will feature the Gold Coast Fighters‘ first ever KOF tournament. Organisers will be running a free-entry tournament for The King of Fighters XIV, though stations for Street Fighter V and Guilty Gear Xrd will be provided for casual play. Taj Garou is providing a $50 pot bonus for KOFXIV.

Date: Tuesday, September 27th
Time: Tournament starts at 7:00pm
Location: Good Games Gold Coast, 8/130 Scarborough St, Southport, QLD 4215
Entry Fee: $5 venue entry; Free tournament (KOFXIV)

The event will be live streamed on the GCfighters twitch channel.

Visit the Facebook event page for more details regarding the KOFXIV tournament.