X-News Week #80 (April 29th-May 5th, 2019)


  • Defend the North tournament has been announced for July 19-21. [Registration]
  • Monday Night Fightcade @ Arkadeum ran their #126 weekly event with Beans and x64 Honda in the finals. [Bracket | Video]
  • Some more details of the tournament being organized in Mexico. Name: Eye Of Tiger Tournament 2019. City: ixtapa zihuatanejo. Date: June 1st. Guests: Ultracombo.


  • Kakerugo 5vs5, one of the most important, if not the most, tournaments in Japan took place last weekend with almost all the old and new known grandmasters as well as guests players from Texas and Singapore. Amazing performances from Koemon Feilong, Hide ChunLi, Yakitori Hawk and a large etc. Annotations in video description. [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4]
  • Kakerugo pre-event character tournament was also streamed. That means all Claw players against all Dhalsim players against all Cammy players, etc. Amazing performances from Zagi ChunLi (from France), Gunze Zangief, MAO and a large etc. Annotations in video description. [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3]
  • FTX at Game Daytona Shiki in Tokyo (Kanto) between Piroshi Honda and KKY Dhalsim. [Video]
  • North vs South weekly team tournament #127 from the HL-SEGA arcade in Osaka (Kansai). Yonesaki Dhalsim and Danjiri Dhalsim faced off against each other in a decisive match. Player name annotations on screen are both in Japanese and English. [Video | source: Shogatsu’s youtube channel – live stream every Monday night – Japan time)]
  • #81 monthly tournament at Ko-hatsu arcade (Kansai). Unfortunately, no brackets nor annotations. [Video | source: Kohatsu twitch channel – live stream of 2X once a month]
  • Game Spot Versus special weekend tournament in Tokyo (Kanto). East vs West format. Annotations in the video description. [Video | source: GSV twitch channel – live stream every Saturday night (Japan time)]
  • Special Sunday tournament held at Enpara arcade in Osaka (Kansai) with two teams facing each other. Under 40 vs Over 40. Player names on screen in Japanese. [Video]
  • Casuals sessions at Game Spot Versus in Tokyo (Kanto) including a Kumite with Silentscope Cammy who was visiting from the US. [Video]
  • 2X session of Mikado olympics with TMF, Nakamura, Shinonii and the visit of Silentscope Cammy. No annotations. [Video]
  • Special team battle at the Sun Seibu arcade in Hamamatsu (Chubu). Annotations in English on screen. [Video]
  • Playland F1R tournament (Tohoku). From the remote arcade in the very far north of Japan. [April 27 edition (no annotations) | source: Playland twitch channel]
  • Weekly online session called Gian Recital. [Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3]



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