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[Melb] BAM9 Update: Cosplay Comp, Compendium, Afterparty, Salty Suite, Tekken 7 New Challengers and more

BAM9 is swiftly approaching and it’s getting more and more packed with each passing day. In case you missed it, we’ve compiled a round-up of all the big announcements of the last couple of weeks:

1: The official BAM9 Afterparty is right after Sunday Finals at 7PM at the General Assembly outside MCEC

2. BAM9 Compendium is a place you can buy exclusive BAM and CouchWarriors merchandise and items to unlock event rewards such as pot bonuses and special events

3. The Cosplay competition returns featuring $500 in cash and prizes

4. Tekken 7 New Challengers tournament was announced and entry to the Tekken Area and Tournament Entry for New Challengers is free!

5. Daigo and Infiltration confirmed for BAM9!

Registration is open now!

[ONLINE] Aki Cup – Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Round Robin Tournament – April 13th

After the great success that was Natsu Cup, Australia’s Third Strike community has announced the second of four online round robin tournament, the Aki Cup. 2 groups of 5 players will compete online over Fightcade in a round robin format and the leading player of each group at the end of the Cup will receive a donation of $250 to be made out to a licensed charity of their choosing. This series of online tournaments is a step in the right direction for competitive Third Strike and a labour of love by the 3S community that goes towards a wonderful cause. The tournament commences on April 13th and sign up has opened.

For all things 3S in Australia, or if you’d like to be a part of the Aki Cup and future online tournaments, make sure to join the AUS/NZ Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike fighters group on Facebook or you can get in touch with the tournament organiser Madenka.

Check out the Aki Cup trailer for sign up details after the jump.

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[ONLINE] Natsu Cup – Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Round Robin Results

Australia’s Third Strike community has done well in showcasing some of the countries best and aspiring players in the Natsu Cup. The online round robin tournament is an effort to promote the 3S scene and keep the competitiveness of this legendary game alive. The winner of each group was awarded with the choice of: 1 entry fee paid to any Australian fighting game major (Note: this does not include additional tournament entries, flights or accommodation), or a donation of $250 made out to a licensed charity of their choosing. Special thanks to the organiser Norman aka Madenka for his hard work and contributions to the event.

Here are the results from each group:

NATSU CUP GROUP A
Player Character Match Score Win %
Zgnoud Makoto 4-0 83.33%
Jacku Yang 3-1 68.00%
TAJgarou Elena 2-2 45.16%
Zosima Makoto 1-3 40.00%
Genxa Yun 0-4 13.04%
NATSU CUP GROUP B
Player Character Match Score Win %
Tsukipanda Ken 3-0 83.33%
Alx8 Oro 3-1 62.07%
Geo-Z Yang 2-2 48.15%
Wakaisim Yun 1-3 42.31%
RandomSDMF Ken 0-3 6.25%

Bottom 2 players from Group A have been relegated to Group B while the Top 2 from Group B have been promoted to Group A.

To stay updated on future events and all things 3S in Australia, or if you’d like to be a part of future online tournaments, make sure to join the AUS/NZ Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike fighters group on Facebook.

Check out the highlights tournament playlist for each group after the jump.

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[Per] Can O’ Sprite March 26th Results

Perth’s Can O’ Sprite tournament concluded last weekend which featured Street Fighter V and Ultra Street Fighter IV. YassBass777 got the double and was able to close out both brackets over WhiteBoyFootsies. You can find the top 3 and brackets for both tournaments below.

Street Fighter V
1st: VS.FV | YassBass777
2nd: SB | WhiteBoyFootsies
3rd: SB |WhiteBoyBlowJobs
Bracket
Ultra Street Fighter IV
1st: VS.FV | YassBass777
2nd: SB | WhiteBoyFootsies
3rd: FinalBlast
Bracket

BAM9 is a Global Premier Event for CPT 2017

Capcom has revealed details about the 2017 Capcom Pro Tour structure, confirming Battle Arena Melbourne 9 as a Global Premier Event!

Unlike last year, winners of Premier events are not guaranteed entry into the year-ending Capcom Cup, but are awarded a large amount of points towards their place on the CPT Global Leaderboards – 400 points. This is as many as getting to the Top 4 at Evolution!

BAM is the one of the largest annual fighting game tournaments in the southern hemisphere, and BAM9 is shaping to be the biggest one yet! Registration is now open.

 

 

[SYD] York Street Battles #49 Results

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Boasting a staggering 200+ entrants, this month’s (first) YSB was one of our biggest to date. A special thank you once again should go to Bandai Namco Australia for their support with Tekken 7, as well as everyone who brought additional setups and helped with running brackets on the day.  Here are the full results from the weekend:

Street Fighter V
1st) BKSama
2nd) DD
3rd) Spaceghost
4th) KG
5th) Bug
5th) Jarop
7th) AlexK
7th) WC | Like Ross
Bracket
The King of Fighters XIV
1st) Chen
2nd) Kyokugen
3rd) AlexK
Bracket
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
1st) Myke
2nd) Chill
3rd) MadeMan
4th) EAD | Toto
5th) Hugo
5th) Genxa
7th) DJB
7th) PXC
Bracket
Mortal Kombat X
1st) DS | Wazminator
2nd) Saggat83
3rd) Cabjoy
4th) OZH | Gilbagz
5th) Stormy
5th) Vladd
7th) Friendo
7th) Coletrain
Bracket
 Tekken 7: Fated Retribution
1st) Handsomeboy123
2nd) Ravenboy
3rd) Yiggs
4th) Lazy Dave
5th) Cruise Control
5th) Jin Laden
7th) Zep
7th) Sungjun
Bracket
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator
1st) Audacity
2nd) Ceraph
3rd) AwakenedBeing
Bracket
BlazBlue: Central Fiction
1st) AwakenedBeing
2nd) 39 Firery
3rd) Ceraph
Bracket
Super Smash Bros. Melee
1st) Rainbow
2nd) Soup
3rd) OB
4th) Davox
5th) Puff Daddy
5th) BROKEN | JNuts
7th) Bj Schoey
7th) Spence
Bracket
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
1st) ASF | Jeese
2nd) Sriks
3rd) Luco
4th) Dr. Ainuss
5th) 102985 | W00tkins
5th) BJ Schoey
7th) MM
7th) Enn
Bracket
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
1st) David
2nd) Dustin
3rd) Spike
Bracket

You can catch the stream archives over on the OzHadou YouTube page, or click after the jump for the embedded playlist. As this YSB was technically our delayed February event, stay tuned for more info on March’s true YSB later this week!

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[ONLINE] Natsu Cup – Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Round Robin Tournament – February 27th

Prepare to strike as Australia’s Third Strike community will be running an online round robin tournament on February 27th, bringing in a healthy dose of competition that will include seasoned veterans as well as the next generation of 3S players. Natsu Cup is the first of four online tournaments that will have 2 groups of 5 players, Group A and B, battling it out to make their way to the top of the ladder. The competition will commence on February 27th and will go on throughout the week.

At the conclusion of the event, the top player in each group will receive: 1 entry fee paid to any Australian fighting game major (Note: this does not include additional tournament entries, flights or accommodation), or a donation of $250 made out to a licensed charity of their choosing. The event will also have a promotion and relegation rule where the top 2 players from Group B will then qualify for Group A, while the bottom 2 players from Group A will no longer qualify for Group A and will be relegated to Group B.

Here are the players and the characters they will be using from each group:

Group A

Genxa (Yun)
Jacku
(Yang)
TAJgarou
(Elena)
Zosima
(Makoto)
zgnoud
(Makoto)

Group B

RandomSDMF (Ken)
Wakaisim
(Yun)
alx8
(Oro)
Vlad
(Alex)
Tsukipanda
(Ken)

Matches will be played on the Fightcade platform, where the replays will then be uploaded to the Aussie Battlers YouTube channel during the week following the commencement of the tournament.

To stay updated on the Natsu Cup and all things 3S in Australia, or if you’d like to be a part of future online tournaments, make sure to join the AUS/NZ Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike fighters group on Facebook.

Check out the Natsu Cup Roster trailer and Group A player introduction video after the jump.

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[Bris] Sonic Boom 14 Results

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Sonic Boom 14 wrapped up last weekend at Guf Brisbane featuring another healthy bracket and a special interstate guest. Melbourne’s Zed made a guest appearance at Sonic Boom and ended up taking the entire bracket. The rest of the top 3 was as follows:

Street Fighter V

1st:  Zed (Necalli)
2nd: Katabami (Guile)
3rd: SLD | SilverAsch (Juri)

Sonic Boom will be back again in a fortnight.