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[Melb] CouchWarriors 2016 Final Ranbat – December 10

 

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CouchWarriors is hosting the final ranbat at the CQ hotel right in the Melbourne CBD for a one day  combined fighting game event!

The top 3 placers in their 2016 ranking battle points for Smash 4, Melee and SFV will be competing for a $250 prize bonus – with the highest point placer for each game receiving a medal and a special prize (TBA).

The December Ranbat will bring extra weight- placing in December will earn you double points! (Usually 10 for 1st, 8 for 2nd and 6 for 3rd) The top two current places for Smash 4 and SFV are currently separated by three points, so do your best at the remaining two ranbats in November and December!

Check out the current rankings here.

Date: December 10
Time: 10:00am – late
Location: Event Room #2: CQ Functions, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne
Entry Fee: $15 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)
For more information visit the Facebook event page here or go to CouchWarriors.org.

 

[Melb] CouchWarriors October Ranbats – 19th and 26th

 

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CouchWarriors ranbats are back in November!

The Traditional Fighters + Melee ranbat will be on the 19th of NovemberAnd we have the Smash 4 + Rivals of Aether July Ranbat on the 22nd of October.

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

Dates: Saturday 19th and 26th of November
Time: 10:00am – late
Location: 6 Davies St, Brunswick North, VIC 3056
Entry Fee: $10 plus tournaments

 

[Melb] CouchWarriors hosting fighting game section at PAXaus! Nov 4-6

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CouchWarriors have been called upon once again to host the fighting game section of the Console Tournament area at PaxAus, running through all three days and hosting a wide variety of fighting.

Between tournament sets we are open for learn to play sessions and casual matches. So feel free to take a break between all those panels, cosplaying and indie games to come join in for some competitive fun! Winners for each tournament will receive a limited edition PAXAus medal!

Games Available:

Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator
Pokken Tournament
King of Fighters XIV
Super Smash Bros for WiiU
Street Fighter 5
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round
Tekken Tag Tournament 2

Direct link to the fighting game schedule can be found here. For more information, full schedule and tournament rules please visit the PAX section on CouchWarriors.org.

 

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

 

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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.

[VIC] Over9K SF5 & KOF14 Tournament #1 – October 1st

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Melbourne’s Chris Ho is hosting the first in a series of Street Fighter V and King of Fighters XIV tournaments at Over9K, a gaming lounge west of the Melbourne CBD. The event will also be supported by CouchWarriors, who will be assisting in the running of the event on the day.

Note that this tournament will be run using PS4s and players need to BYO controller.

Date: Saturday October 1st
Time: 10am venue, 1.00pm for KOF and 4.00pm for SFV*
*note: check-in for tournament is 15 mins prior to start time
Location: Over9K, 421 Foleys Road, Deer Park, VIC 3023
(Located on the 2nd Floor of Derrimut Indoor Soccer Centre)
Entry Fee: $10 venue entry, $5 per tournament
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To find out more about this event, including tournament format and prizes, visit the official event page.

[Melb] CouchWarriors Ranbat Results – August 20th

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The August CouchWarriors ranbat for “traditional fighters” took place last Saturday, with some of the results and photos from the event provided by the official CouchWarriors Facebook page. Here’s a summary of the top 3 players from three of the tournaments that went down.

August 20th Ranbat Results

Street Fighter V
1) Somniac
2) ToXy
3) Zed
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Top 3 for SF5 (left to right): Somniac, ToXy and Zed.
Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-
1) Julian
2) Marco
3) Feri
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Top 3 for GGXrd (left to right): Marco, Julian and Feri.
Super Smash Bros. Melee
1) SD
2) DobB
3) Saucy
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Top 3 for SSBM (left to right): DonB, SD and Saucy.

You can check out the running points tallies for the 2016 ranbats by visiting the Results Section of the CouchWarriors website.

[Syd] AUG 15 UPDATE: List of international and seeded OHN14 players

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Update: Due to the fact a number of other qualifying events have taken place and we’ve had a large influx of new sign-ups, here is an updated round-up of all international and seeded players for OHN14.

OHN has always been a celebration of Australia’s top talent across all fighting games. With this year’s event being included as part of the Capcom Pro Tour, a lot of international talent has also taken interest in the event and will be making their way to Sydney this August. Currently the confirmed players include:

  • BST| Daigo (SFV, Japan)
  • DNG Itabashi Zangief (SFV/VF5VS, Japan)
  • E.G. K-Brad (SFV/UMVC3, USA)
  • PandaTV|Jiewa (SFV, China)
  • Lingo (SFV, Japan)
  • Sketch (SFV/ST/3S, USA)
  • likeabird (SFV, Japan)
  • SOJO (SFV/GGXrd, Japan)
  • Saltylotus (Indonesia, T7)
  • SKS | DAN (SBB4, Chile)
  • MrHealthy (SSBM/SSB4/SSB64, Canada)
  • Chachi (SSBM, Canada)
  • Jonga (SSB64, Vietnam)

A number of Australian players are also eligible for regional seeding, through great placings at various OHN qualifiers:

  • NSW:
    • SFV: Yunus, Betterpart, AWildLlama
    • VF5: IronMyke, Jihoon, Megadeth
    • MKX: NVO|Gilbagz, NVO|Cabjoy, Ghost Police
    • SSBM: Rainbow, Cunchy, Sora
    • SSB4: Killy, ASF Jeese, Luco
  • VIC:
    • SFV: DS_ZGnoud, Burnoutfighter, Zed
    • SSBM: NVO|S.D, DonB, Glacial | Noxus
  • ACT:
    • SFV: Michael Bernie, Young Blood*
  • SA:
    • MKX: ESG|Mar, ESG|Bilbo, ESG|Sic
  • PER:
    • SFV: SB|Travis Luong, Lygon, Bikrae
    • MKX: ESG|Sinjo,, SB|TravisLuong, Toro

It’s not too late to get in on the action, register for OHN now!

*Young Blood has received a seed because William Nguyen is unable to attend.

[Melb] CouchWarriors August Ranbats – 20th and 27th

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CouchWarriors ranbats are back in August –  the traditional fighters + Melee ranbat will be on the 20th of AugustAnd we have the Smash 4 + Rivals of Aether July Ranbat on the 27th of August.

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

Dates: Saturday 20th and 27th of August
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 August Ranbat – Preregister by making a Smash.GG account and visit here to register.

CW Smash 4 August Ranbat – Preregister by making a Smash.GG account and visit here to register.
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We’re also very pleased to announce a partnership with Royal Stacks Brunswick– a joyous burger joint less than 300m (3min walk) from our ranbat venue on 6 Davies Street.

The good folks at Royal Stacks Brunswick (800 Sydney Road) will give any of our ranbat attendees 25% off their order – simply show them the CouchWarriors ranbat event page on your smartphone- and they will apply the discount to your order!

[Syd] List of international and seeded OHN14 players

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OHN has always been a celebration of Australia’s top talent across all fighting games. With this year’s event being included as part of the Capcom Pro Tour, a lot of international talent has also taken interest in the event and will be making their way to Sydney this August. Currently the confirmed players include:

  • BST| Daigo (SFV, Japan)
  • PandaTV|Jiewa (SFV, China)
  • Lingo (SFV, Japan)
  • SKS | DAN (SBB4, Chile)
  • MrHealthy (SSBM/SSB4/SSB64, Canada)
  • Chachi (SSBM, Canada)
  • Jonga (SSB64, Vietnam)

A number of Australian players are also eligible for regional seeding, through great placings at OHN qualifiers last month:

  • NSW:
    • SFV: Yunus, Betterpart, AWildLlama
    • VF5: IronMyke, Jihoon, Megadeth
    • MKX: NVO|Gilbagz, NVO|Cabjoy, Ghost Police
    • SSBM: Rainbow, Cunchy, Sora
    • SSB4: Killy, ASF Jeese, Luco
  • VIC:
    • SFV: DS_ZGnoud, Burnoutfighter, Zed
    • SSBM: NVO|S.D, DonB, Glacial | Noxus
  • ACT:
    • SFV: Michael Bernie, Young Blood*

Qualifiers for WA are taking place soon with seeds on offer for SF5 amd MKXL.

It’s not too late to get in on the action, register for OHN now!

*Young Blood has received a seed because William Nguyen is unable to attend.