[AU] Thursday Night Throwdown, SF5 – April 14th Results

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The first of Goodpart’s Thursday Night Throwdown online tournaments for Street Fighter V took place last Thursday. The series kicked off with over 30 competitors from around the country. The top 3 results were:

1st) Somniacs
2nd) bksama
3rd) Alx8

The full bracket is available on Challonge and Goodpart’s wrap-up can be found over on Facebook.

After the jump we have the Twitch archive from the tournament. Be sure to check it out before it expires!

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[Melb] CCH Fighting Game Casuals April 23th

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CCH (Chris’ Club House) returns this Saturday at the Collingwood Library. Come by for some fighting game casuals and chill.

Please bring your setups – as SFV has been increasing in popularity, there’s been more people crowding around the setups that the regulars bring. It only takes a few minutes to throw your monitor and console into your car, but everyone gets exponentially more playing time!

When: April 23th at 3PM till late

Where: Collingwood library, 11 Stanton St, Abbotsford (Next to Collingwood train station)

Fee: $4 venue fee- Anybody that brings either a monitor/console/laptop gets in for free.

BYO: Screens, Xbox’s, PS4s, Sticks are all appreciated, even if they go unused. The more the merrier.

[Per] Tekken 7 Tournament at Game City – April 22nd

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The first ever Perth tournament for Tekken 7 will be taking place at Game City this Friday. The Tekken 7 cabinets will be free to play during the tournament and the format will be double elimination with matches best of 3 games.

Date: Friday, April 22nd
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Game City, Shop TR2/3, Raine Square Shopping Centre, 300 Murray Street, Perth, WA 6000
Entry Fee: $15 per player

For all the details regarding this tournament, including prizes, check out the official event page.

BAM8 Update: Afterparty, qualifiers, pot bonuses, side tournaments and more!

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Hi guys BAM8 is just around the corner, and we have a few announcements for you:

First off we have new pot bonuses for BAM8 – a $500 pot bonus for the top 3 Australian players for Smash 4 and Melee, and a $500 pot bonus for Street Fighter V!

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We have some upcoming BAM8 qualifiers as well:

16 April Canberra: BAM Qualifier by Stick Addiction  (completed)
17 April Perth: WA BAM8 Prologue by Ozhadou Perth (completed)

24 April New Zealand: BAM8 NZ Qualifier by Standing Fierce
30 April Sydney: YSB #41 by Ozhadou
A big thank you to our fellow TOs for organising these qualifiers and hope you guys make it out to these!

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We’re happy to announce that the official BAM8 afterparty will happen on Sunday night May 15 at 10PM-3AM at the Crafty Squire nearby on 127 Russell Street.

We will have drinks till late together with multiple setups there for your drunken team matches or moneymatches! Hope everyone will have a great time.

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Pre-order the official BAM8 t-shirt- designed by Kenneth Chan from the CouchWarriors Committee when you register for BAM8. (Just mention your size preference in the order notes. S, M, L, XL, XXL.)

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And lastly – we’re pleased to announce the addition of three side tournaments at BAM8:

Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Sign up now or add the games if you’ve already pre-registered! Don’t forget that pre-registration for BAM8 closes on the 7th of May.

Hope to see you guys at BAM!

GooGie’s Online MKX Tournament #6 – Results

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The latest in GooGie’s ongoing series of online tournaments for Mortal Kombat X went down last Sunday. Boasting over 30 entrants, it’s proving to remain a popular staple among the Australian MKX community. The results are as follows:

1st) comikbookwookie
2nd) Imcastiel
3rd) GooGiemonA, The_Ghost_Police

Check out the full bracket here and click the jump for video archives of the event.

Keep an eye on the Australia/New Zealand MKX Facebook page for future tournaments, events and meet-ups.

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[GC] SF5 at Good Games Gold Coast Results

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This weekend saw another large scale Street Fighter V event hosted by Gold Coast Fighters at Good Games on the Gold Coast. The event saw healthy competition from the players as well as an impressive amount of interstate players in attendance and a sizeable prize pool. Congratulations to the Gold Coast Fighters for another great event, here are the full results:

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1st) [QLD] ON | Colonov
2nd) [VIC] Googie
3rd) [NSW]Erkybomb
4th) [QLD] Pahnda
5th) [QLD] Omega Red
5th) [SA] x5_Big Boppa
7th) [QLD] Sedgehammer]
7th) [QLD] x5_Baxter
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Top 4 in SF5 (left to right): Googie (2nd), ON | Colonov (1st), Erkybomb (3rd) & Pahnda (4th).

You can find more photos of the event over on Facebook and check after the jump for YouTube archives of the event

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[Can] Street Fighter V at Three D6 – April 16th

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Update: this event is now an official qualifier for Street Fighter V at Battle Arena Melbourne 8.

The next monthly Stick Addiction tournament for Street Fighter V is taking place this Saturday at Three D6. This will be the last Three D6 event before BAM8 so those gearing up for the 2016 Australian majors circuit will want to make the most of this meet.

This SF5 tournament will be run using PS4 consoles and the tournament will be open to all players.

Date: Saturday, April 16th
Time: 11:00am
Location: Three D6, 6/38 Reed Street North, Tuggeranong, ACT 2900
Entry Fee: $10

Full details, including tournament format and rules, are available on the official event page.

[AU] Thursday Night Throwdown, SF5 – April 14th

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Thursday Night Throwdown (TNT) returns! Goodpart’s TNT series will already be familiar to members of the Australian FGC, having provided online tournaments for Ultra Street Fighter IV. Now that Street Fighter V is here, Goodpart is relaunching TNT and taking advantage of the new PS4-PC cross-play functionality.

Players need to register via the TNT Challonge page and be ready to use Discord for match coordination during the tournament. Note that the listed start time corresponds to Sydney (AEST).

Date: Thursday, April 14th
Time: 6:30pm AEST
Location: Australian players
Entry Fee: Free

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

[Per] OzHadou Perth Casuals at ECU – April 10th

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The next casual session at ECU Mount Lawley in Perth is taking place this Sunday. Organised by OzHadou Perth, these sessions are open to anyone that wishes to bring along multi-player games, with fighting games highly encouraged. There’s plenty of space available so if you’re in Perth and looking for some offline multi-player gaming these sessions are worth checking out.

Date: Sunday, April 10th
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Edith Cowan University, Building 18, Room 228, 2 Bradford Street, Perth, WA 6050

For further details visit the event page on Facebook.