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[SYD] York Street Battles #45 – September 24th

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*Update: Thanks to Steve from Bandai Namco Australia in conjunction with OzHadou’s Youssef “FaYd” Faddoul, YSB attendees have the opportunity to experience Tekken 7: Fated Retribution this month. Players can look forward to free play casuals all day long with the possibility of a tournament bracket, pending interest on the day. Please see FaYd during YSB or comment below to express your interest in a tournament

We’ve (barely) recovered from OHN and that means it’s time for YSB to kick on! This month will feature Sydney’s debut King of Fighters XIV tournament as well as all your usual favourites. As always, you can save yourself a bit of cash by registering for the event ahead of time, so pre-register for September’s YSB here.. As always, you can save yourself a bit of cash by registering for the event ahead of time, so pre-register for September‘s YSB here.

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

Date: Saturday, September 24th
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)
3:00pm – Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
4:00pm – The King of Fighters XIV
5:00pm – Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator, Super Street Fighter II Turbo
6:00pm – Mortal Kombat X ($5)

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.

See you there!

[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.

[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.

[SYD] York Street Battles #44 Results

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The final YSB before OHN14 is in the books and NSW’s seeds have been decided for next month’s nationals! Thank you to all who came out to support once again. Here are the results:

Street Fighter V
1st) Yunus
2nd) Betterpart
3rd) AWildLlama
4th) Dailo
5th) Afterdeath
5th) Jarop
7th) FithAlucard
7th) FangedBeast
Bracket
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Street Fighter V top 3
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
1st) IronMyke
2nd) Jihoon
3rd) Megadeth
4th) Chill
5th) Mademan
5th) Toto
7th) Genxa
7th) Jerp
Bracket
Mortal Kombat X
1st) NVO|Gilbagz
2nd) NVO|Cabjoy
3rd) Ghost Police
4th) GM-Stormy
5th) Infinitefake
5th) Dr Awesome
7th) SpruceMoose
7th) Wenzo3030
Bracket
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SSBM top 3
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator
1st) AwakenedBeing
2nd) Audacity
3rd) Nana
4th) Fireryda
5th) Prods
5th) Yam
7th) Esera
7th) DeeJayBee
Bracket
Super Street Fighter II Turbo
1st) Kyokugen
2nd) Jarop
3rd) Genxa
4th) TactileWater
5th) Alex K
5th) MadeMan
7th) Azuzu
7th) Atomic X
Bracket
Super Smash Bros. Melee
1st) Rainbow
2nd) Cunchy
3rd) Sora
4th) Phez
5th) Azor_Ahai
5th) Ando
7th) Zorsy
7th) Stride
Bracket
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
1st) Killy
2nd) ASF Jeese
3rd) Luco
4th) Enn
5th) Dan
5th) Joe
7th) ScerScarScoiPainPinPian
7th) Lanatra
Bracket

 

No YSB next month as we’ll be gearing up for OHN14, it’s still not too late to get early bird entry which finishes at the end of the month!

[SYD] York Street Battles #44 – July 23rd

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If you think the hype train is stopping at EVO you are sorely mistaken, as YSB kicks on again in late July. All your fighting game favourites will be returning to 99 on York for another month of tournaments and casuals.  The Virtua Fighter community are once again 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 July’s YSB here.

YSB 44 is also an OzHadou Nationals 14 qualifying event! Placing well at this YSB will give you seeding at the nationals in August, so make sure you don’t miss it .If you haven’t already, make sure you register for OHN to save yourself a bit of cash during the early bird period. There’ll also be the ability for you to sign up to OHN on the day.

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

Date: Saturday, July 23rd
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 Fighter 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!

[SYD] York Street Battle #43 Results

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With a strong showing from interstate players and healthy competition across all brackets, another YSB is in the books. Thank you to all who came out, brought gear and supported once again. Here are the results:

Street Fighter V
1st) Llama
2nd) Dailou
3rd) Bug
4th) BKSama
5th) Yunus
5th) NVO|Spaceghost
7th) Mich
7th) AlexK
Bracket
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Street Fighter V top 3
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
1st) IronMyke
2nd) Mega Deth
3rd) Chill
4th) MadeMan
5th) Hugo
5th) Genxa
7th) PXC
7th) Animal Jacky
Bracket
Mortal Kombat X
1st) Samoan Beyonce
2nd) NVO|Gilbagz
3rd) Wazminator
4th) Castiel
5th) Saggat83
5th) TK5
7th) Don’t Panic
7th) Infinite Fake
Bracket
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Mortal Kombat X top 3
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator
1st) AwakenedBeing
2nd) Brbteabreak
3rd) Hugo
4th) FithAlucard
5th) Esera
5th) Audacity
7th) Jarop
7th) Nana
Bracket
The King of Fighters XIII
1st) Kyokugen
2nd) Alex K
3rd) TactileWater
4th) FithAlucard
5th) Azuzu
5th) NaNa
7th) MadeMan
7th) Fireryda
Bracket
Super Street Fighter II Turbo
1st) Jarop
2nd) Kyokugen
3rd) Alex K
4th) Genxa
5th) Dr Kimble
5th) Tactilewater
7th) Mademan
7th) FithAlucard
Bracket
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1st) NVO|Gilbagz
2nd) Pan1cMode
3rd) Shade667
4th) Friendo
5th) NVO|Cabjoy
5th) Kevin
7th) NVO|Spaceghost
7th) TK5
Bracket
Super Smash Bros. Melee
1st) RJ
2nd) Zorsy
3rd) Bjschoey
4th) Yam
5th) Buster
5th) OB
7th) Phibzy
7th) Wingleborg
Bracket
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Melee top 3
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
1st) Luco
2nd) SaucyDancer
3rd) Jeese
4th) Adam
5th) Enny
5th) Invisi
7th) EVAL
7th) SGT|Kira
Bracket

As always, if you haven’t quite had your fill of fighting game action this month, make sure to join the Sydney Fighters Facebook group to get caught up on any meets that may happen prior to next YSB on July 23rd.

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

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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!

[SYD] York Street Battle #42 Results

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Another YSB is in the books, thank you to all who came out and supported last weekend. Your co-operation was very much appreciated in regards to pre-registration, we’ve heard a lot of feedback and will take it on board to make that process even smoother next month. Here are the results:

Street Fighter V
1st) Spaceghost
2nd) AWildLlama
3rd) DD
4th) Erks
5th) BK
5th) Yunus
7th) Alucard
7th) KG
Bracket
Mortal Kombat X
1st) Saggat83
2nd) Wazminator
3rd) Ghost Police
4th) Coletrain
5th) Stormy
5th) Shade
7th) Friendo
7th) Hellraizer
Bracket
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Street Fighter V top 3
The King of Fighters XIII
1st) Chen
2nd) Alex K
3rd) Kyokugen
4th) Azuzu
5th) MadeMan
5th) Hugo
7th) DJB
7th) Nick
Bracket
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
1st) IronMyke
2nd) Chill
3rd) Made Man
4th) Genxa
5th) PXC
5th) DJB
7th) Hugo
7th) Animal Jacky
Bracket
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Mortal Kombat X top 3
Super Smash Bros. Melee
1st) Rainbow
2nd) MC
3rd) Cunchy
4th) RCJay
5th) Zorsy
5th) Buster
7th) Yam
7th) RainDanceMan
Bracket
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
1st) Killy
2nd) MM
3rd) Luco
4th) SaucyDancer
5th) Enn
5th) Kristoph
7th) Lunacy
7th) EVAL
Bracket
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Melee top 3

As always, if you haven’t quite had your fill of fighting game action this month, make sure to join the Sydney Fighters Facebook group to get caught up on any meets that may happen prior to next YSB on June 25th.

[SYD] York Street Battles #42 – May 28th

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Sydney’s premier monthly will be powering on after BAM 8, however there are some significant changes to note starting from this month. Due to changes within the venue that are out of our control, there will be changes to the pricing of YSB from May on:

  • There will no longer be a discount for first-time entrants. Those that bring full setups (monitor + console) are still eligible for a discount, however it is the responsibility of those bringing gear to let staff know that a setup has been brought.
  • Starting from May’s YSB, a pre-registration will be used for attendees. For those that register online, the price will stay at $15. Upon arrival, a receipt must be shown at the front desk in order to validate the payment and a wristband will be collected as normal. On the day registration is still possible though the price has been increased to $20. Gear refunds will be given upon arrival on the day. Pre-register for May’s YSB here

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

Date: Saturday, May 28th
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 opens at 12 and closes 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
3:00pm – The King of Fighters XIII
6:00pm – Mortal Kombat X
Update: 7:00pm – 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!

[SYD] York Street Battle #41 Results

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The last YSB before Battle Arena Melbourne 8 is done and dusted, thank you to everyone who came out as always. A special shout-out should go to the Sydney Smash scene for stepping up on such short notice and being a fantastic addition to the event. If you haven’t already, make sure you’ve registered for BAM next month and go support the first big Australian major of the year! Without further ado, here are the results for YSB #41:

Street Fighter V
1st) BK
2nd) A Wild Llama
3rd) Afterdeath
4th) Yunus
5th) Alex K
5th) DD
7th) Erks
7th) Jstchan
Bracket
Mortal Kombat X
1st) iFat|Gilbagz
2nd) Saggat83
3rd) Cabjoy
4th) Wazminator
5th) Castiel
5th) SpruceMoose
7th) Friendo
7th) Ghost Police
Bracket
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Mortal Kombat X top 3.
The King of Fighters XIII
1st) Kyokugen
2nd) Alex K
3rd) DJB
Bracket
Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-
1st) Isorropia
2nd) AwakenedBeing
3rd) Victor
Bracket
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
1st) IronMyke
2nd) MegaDeth
3rd) Chill
4th) MadeMan
5th) Jihoon
5th) Toto
7th) PXC
7th) Jarop
Bracket
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Sydney Virtua Fighter.
Super Smash Bros. Melee
1st) RJ
2nd) Sora
3rd) Zorsy
4th) Shawn
5th) Ando
5th) IU
7th) fuccboi
7th) YAM
Bracket
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
1st) Randy
2nd) Luco
3rd) Scarpian
4th) Boundaries
5th) Doctor.Ainuss
5th) MM
7th) Kris
7th) SaucyDancer
Bracket
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The Smash 4 wall.

If you haven’t quite had your fill of fighting game action this month, make sure to join the Sydney Fighters Facebook group to get caught up on any meets that may happen prior to next YSB.