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X-News Week #43 (August 13th-19th, 2018)

North America

  • Monday Night Fightcade run the final top 8 of the online qualifier for Tournament of Legends III. The final was between the two players from Mexico Yito2k Dhalsim and Hokuto Claw with Hokuto taking the win. Bracket | Video | Results
  • Top 8 of the last EVO tournament has been posted now in the official channel. Top quality matches to re-watch there. Video
  • The QuebecFGC has started streaming their weekly ST events. Here you can see the first two weeks. Archive. Update: for some reason some videos have disappeared from the archive and only last week is available to view now.

Japan

  • FT5 set at Space Shuttle (Chubu) between Futachan Ryu and Yondaime Old Sagat, who is seriously considering to switch to the old character lately.
  • Gamespot Versus weekly team tournament (Kanto). Pre X-EST event. Hide ChunLi and Kotaka Shoten Guile were the team captains. Annotations in video description. [source: GSV youtube channel]
  • Gamespot Versus weekly team tournament (Kanto). Post X-EST event. This time with a packed venue (75 players!) with many visitors from Nagoya, Osaka and the 4 foreigners who participated at X-EST. Fujinuma ChunLi is back after few years of not showing up and he does it with an excellent performance. Fujimon DJ and Kotaka Shoten Guile were the team captains and fight the decisive match for the team victory. Annotations in video description. [source: GSV youtube channel]
  • Special monthly 3vs3 at Gamespot Versus (Kanto). With many top players from the Tokyo area including Kurahashi Ryu, Nogyo Zangief and Nakamu Blanka. Annotations in video description. [source: GSV youtube channel]
  • Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. This week’s final is between Nakajima Guile and Tomoza Boxer. Annotations in video description. [source: Daytona twitch channel]
  • North vs South weekly team tournament from the HL-SEGA arcade (Kansai). Otochun ChunLi and Mori Boxer face each other in the decisive match. Player name translations in the video description.
  • Playland F1R 2on2 tournament (Tohoku). From the remote arcade in the very far north of Japan. No annotations. [source: Playland twitch channel]

Europe

  • Final days to register for the UK event Celtic Throwdown. Registration
  • Moegreen from Ireland and KungFoo from the UK join the list of players from outside of France going to the XSB tournament. Full list

Others

  • ToneP Dhalsim (aka Nakano Cammy) posted a video showing how to do Honda’s hands in style. Video

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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