X-News Week #42 (August 6th-12th, 2018)

North America

  • Monday Night Fightcade had DjFrijoles as the winner of the #90 weekly Monday event. Bracket | Video. ToL3 qualifier results will be published on next week’s report.
  • ST tournament in the CCR event in North Carolina this weekend. Info
  • ST side tournament in the AVGC event in New Jersey in September. Registration and info
  • Mexico will have an ST tournament as part of the Thunderstruck event (Capcom Pro tour) in October. Registration and info


  • X-EST 3vs3 with viewer record for a dedicated 2X tournament, 1.2K viewers. For the first time in a major the player names on screen are both in Japanese and English. Amazing performances from AFO, Gunze, Yakitori and Murasaki (MVP of the event). Video (with annotations) [source: Gamenewton twitch channel]
  • X-EST special pre event was at Daytona Shiki and they followed their usual “winner stays on” format with two laps. Nakamu proves once again why he is one of the top Blanka AND Honda players in Japan. Video (with annotations) [source: Daytona twitch channel]
  • Somehow the X-EST organizers invited two Japanese comedians that recently made a viral video on youtube of Honda vs Ryu live battle. Nakano Sagat posted a few videos of the show they offered in the venue before the tournament.
  • FT5 set at Daytona Shiki (Kanto) between Cellotape Zangief and Yuuvega Dictator. [source: Daytona twitch channel]
  • Game Newton Ooyama team tournament (Kanto). 3vs3 format. Video (with annotations) [source: Ooyama nico channel]
  • North vs South weekly team tournament from the HL-SEGA arcade (Kansai). Shogatsu Old Honda and Kancho Claw face each other in the decisive match.


  • Enter the TOL – Road to TOL3 qualifier in Morlaix had Max31 Cammy as the winner against Bazoukha Boxer in the finals. Video (with annotations) | Bracket | Full Ranking. Unfortunately, the 2vs2 pre event footage was lost.
  • Koemon Feilong has been announced as the 2nd Japanese invite for the XSB tournament in Lyon in October.
  • Hanneman Guile Kumite in Lyon. Video (with annotations).
  • August edition of Sunday Face Off in the UK. Results. No videos available
  • Last European ToL3 qualifier will be in September in Lyon at the MixUP event. Trailer


  • Volume 2 of 30AE and ST tournament moments compilation from LiangHuBBB.
  • Myco Boxer from France made a couple of videos showing possible blockstrings with Boxer. Video 1 | Video 2

Also, please check out the TOURNAMENT OF LEGENDS III fundraiser at https://www.gofundme.com/legends3 to help support ST Revival with tournament expenses and pick up some awesome Super Turbo related goodies in the process. If you can’t swing a full donation for one of the prizes, a small donation of even a couple of dollars is still greatly appreciated! The next Japanese invite will be unlocked at $1950!

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