[SYD] York Street Battles #43 – June 25th


Sydney’s premier monthly tournament series returns once again in June featuring a heap of tournaments and casuals for a variety of different games. Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator has officially dropped in English and that will be supported once again, as well as bunch of returning brackets like Super Turbo, King of Fighters XIII and Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The Virtua Fighta community are offering the chance for new players to sit down with seasoned veterans before the tournament starts at 6:30 to talk basics through to advanced techniques, so if you’ve been looking to pick the brains of a more experienced player and learn the ropes now is the perfect time. Like last month, you can save yourself a bit of cash by registering for the event ahead of time, so pre-register for June’s YSB here

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

Date: Saturday, June 25th
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)
3:0opm – Virtua Fighta new player dojo
4:00pm – The King of Fighters XIII, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
5:00pm – Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator, Super Street Fighter II Turbo ($2)
6:00pm – Mortal Kombat X ($5)
6:30pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown

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 and discounted entry will be offered to those who bring a full set-up (monitor + console).

See you there!