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X-News Week #70 (February 18th-24th, 2019)

America

  • 3rd meet up organized in NYC featuring TechMonkey, SuperrV, MegamanX, GreenTea, Zoolander, Dominican2X and EtotheNG. Video
  • Monday Night Fightcade @ Arkadeum ran their #116 weekly event with Hokuto Claw and x64 Honda in the finals. Bracket | Video
  • The community in Argentina ran a small tournament called Tucuman and recorded the footage of it. BracketVideo

Japan

  •  The Star Cup tournament finally took place on the 25th anniversary day of the game and was even featured on Shoryuken’s blog. There are two videos already up:
    • The first video is the three last chance qualifiers run on the same day of the tournament. There are amazing performances from Mori Boxer, Tasaka Cammy, Gunze Zangief and Isaji Cammy among others. The players who qualified were Kotaka Shoten Guile, Fujimon Deejay and Kusumondo Honda.
    • The second video is the final top 16 with the 3 players aforementioned, the ones classified from other satellite qualifiers (Kusa, Alabama, Yondaime, KKY, Hazi, Cloiwan, Yuuvega, Mattsun, Murasaki, Opemai) and the three players who automatically qualified for being the top 3 of the past edition (Otochun, MAO, Futachan). There are way too many good performances to name them here so we recommend to watch it all. Annotations in the video description.
  • Online FTX from 2015, but published recently, between at Kenta-kobe and Hazi.
  • Game Spot Versus weekly team tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). East vs West format. Suzuka Dhalsim and Nakamu Blanka as team captains. Annotations in the video description. [source: GSV youtube channel]
  • Game Spot Versus special weekend tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). Double bracket format. Final between Shu Ken and Seo ChunLi. Annotations in the video description. [source: GSV twitch channel – live stream every Saturday night (Japan time)]
  • Game Newton Ooyama special team tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). East vs West format with two chances for each player. Annotations in the video description. [source: Ooyama nico channel]
  • North vs South weekly team tournament #117 from the HL-SEGA arcade in Osaka (Kansai). With the guest visit of Unessential ChunLi from Canada. Otochun ChunLi and Hazi Deejay faced off against each other in the final match. Player name annotations on screen are both in Japanese and English. [source: Shogatsu’s youtube channel – live stream every Monday night – Japan time)]
  • Game Daytona Shiki weekly tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). With their usual “winner stays on” format. There are always 2 laps. This week’s final is between Kaneko Guile and XSPR Ryu. Annotations in the video description. [source: Daytona twitch channel – live stream on Friday nights (Japan time)]
  • Special team battle at the Sun Seibu arcade in Hamamatsu (Chubu). East vs West format. Annotations in Japanese in the video description.

Europe

  • The Spanish community ran their monthly online ranking battle with a final between Marcade Honda and Pof Boxer. However, stream footage has been automatically deleted from their twitch archive. Bracket

Asia

  • Weekly session from the arcade in Singapore. Annotations in the video description.
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