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[SYD] York Street Battles #55 – August 19th

VROOM VROOM – YSB revs back into the Red Room on August 19th with Abigail in SFV! This is the last YSB before OzHadou Nationals 15 in September, so it’s your last chance to get some serious gaming in before the big event next month.

This YSB is also the qualifying event for OHN15. Placing well at this YSB will give you seeding at the nationals, so make sure you don’t miss it. If you haven’t already, make sure you register for OHN at the non-‘Hollywood’ rate at http://ohn.ozhadou.net/.

Additionally, the Tekken 7 Tournament at this YSB is NSW’s OzHadou x IeSF Tekken 7 Qualifier, with the winner to compete against other states’ qualified players in Sydney for a chance to represent Australian Tekken in Busan, South Korea. For more information, please refer to http://www.ozhadou.net/ozhadou-x-iesf-tekken-7-qualifiers/.

Registration for YSB is performed via the Smash.GG portal (http://smash.gg/ysb55), where you can pay using a debit or credit card. Even if you are paying cash on the day, you can sign up online to make sure you’re in all your brackets ahead of time and then fix it up with the door staff upon arrival. Please make sure all tournament fees are fixed prior to the start of the tournament or you will be disqualified from the bracket.

Centralised registration on the day will cease at 1pm 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:

*note: Registration closes 10 minutes prior to tournament time, please make sure you’re early so you don’t miss out
12:15pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee Doubles
12:30pm – Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Doubles
1:00pm – Street Fighter V, BlazBlue: Centralfiction
1:30pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee
2:00pm – Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st], Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, Skullgirls, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
3:00pm – Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, King of Fighters XIV
4:00pm – Guilty Gear Xrd REV2
5:00pm – Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Injustice 2

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 and close 10 minutes before the bracket is scheduled to start, look for a YSB staff member to register. The tournament fee for SFV and Injustice 2 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!

Details

Date:
Saturday, August 19
Time:
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cost:
$20
Website:
https://smash.gg/tournament/york-street-battles-55

Venue

99 on York
Red Room, Level 1, 99 York St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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